September 2018

September 2018

CPAC GARAGE SALE – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH

Join us this Saturday from 7am-12:30pm for our multi-family garage sale! It will be held in Studio 2. Please park and enter on the WEST side of the building. All proceeds benefit the CPAC competition teams!

MONTHLY TUITION FINANCE CHARGES 

All unpaid tuition has now been increased to full price. Beginning October 1st, any tuition balances remaining will incur a 10% monthly finance charge until the tuition fees are paid in full. All account balances must be paid in full by April 1st.

LABOR DAY MAKE-UP CLASS

Classes are in session on Monday 11/19 at their usual times.  This is the makeup day for the missed classes on Labor Day.  CPAC is closed Tuesday 11/20-Friday 11/23 for Thanksgiving break.

TEXT ALERTS

Please subscribe to receive CPAC alerts by texting CPACDANCE to 84483. This allows quick communication of inclement weather updates, studio closings, class cancellations, etc. Text STOP to cancel alerts at anytime. 

SAFETY

The fall weather will soon be upon us and it will start to get dark earlier.  For the safety of all students, dancers should remain inside the building as they wait for their ride after class.  

PARENTAL SUPERVISION

When dancers are not in class, please remember that your children are your responsibility at all times and require your supervision.  We appreciate your attention to your dancers when they are on breaks between classes, as well as your supervision of additional siblings.  Thank you for reminding them to treat the facility and those around you with respect and appropriate behavior.

PARKING

Parents, please take extra caution in the parking lots and drive slowly, watching for those entering / exiting the facility.  Please use the North circle drive, the East drive closest to the soccer field, or the entrance/exit by Jimmy John’s to access the parking lots.  Try to avoid driving between the rear of the studio and the Veterans United building if possible.

2018-2019 COMPETITION TEAMS

Congratulations to our 18-19 competition team members! We wish you well on the upcoming season. Click here to view team members of Ensemble, Troupe, and MiniTroop. Click here to view team members of the Collective team.

August 2018

August 2018

DANCEWEAR BOUTIQUE OPENS AUGUST 15TH!

Need dancewear or shoes for classes?  Visit our Curriculum page for specifics regarding your child’s classroom attire.  We encourage you to visit the dancewear boutique in our EAST Lobby on Wednesday, August 15th and Thursday, August 16th from 3:30pm-6:30pm.  Please be prepared for long lines.  We appreciate your patience in advance.  We ask that you do not make tuition payments in person during these times to help move the dancewear lines along.

TUITION DISCOUNT DEADLINE 8/24/18

August 24, 2018: Tuition discount deadline!! Tuition paid in full by August 24th receives the 20% discount. Discounted tuition amounts are posted on accounts. Any unpaid tuition after that date will increase to full price. Beginning October 1, unpaid tuition will accrue a monthly 10% finance charge. 

ONLINE ACCOUNT ACCESS

Make payments, view your child’s schedule and update your contact information at your convenience!  Simply visit our website at www.cpac-dance.com, click “Login” in the upper right corner, and enter your email address and password (or request a password with just one click). Please e-mail cpac@cpac-dance.com with any questions. 

CPAC COLLECTIVE AUDITIONS

Auditions for CPAC Collective will be held Saturday August 25th from 10am-11:30 am.  Please visit the CPAC Collective  page for additional information and registration forms.  Questions should be directed to collective@cpac-dance.com.

We look forward to seeing dancers the week of August 20th for classes!

April 2018

APRIL 2018

2018 SPRING RECITAL

Recital Tickets

Beginning Monday April 9th, families will be able to purchase 4 tickets per family for each day they perform at the WEST LOBBY location.  Tickets are $10 each and 100% of the proceeds go to local charities.

Tickets will be on sale to the general public on Monday, April 30th at the WEST LOBBY location.  We WILL sell out of most shows.  Please get your tickets early to avoid missing out on your child’s performance.

Spring Recital Information

Dress Rehearsals will be Monday, May 7th through Thursday, May 10th. Schedules are available on our Recital page.

All classes will perform the weekend of May 11th, 12th, and 13th.  We are having 5 amazing shows (Friday 7pm, Saturday 11am, Saturday 3pm, Saturday 7pm, Sunday 3pm) incorporating all levels and styles of dance.  Please visit our Recital page for the listing of which classes perform in which show. 

Please remember that students who acquire more than 3 absences (per class) from January 23rd through May 4th may not be allowed to participate in the Spring Performances.

 

2018 SUMMER CLASSES

Want to dance during the month of June?  We are offering a short 4 week session for dancers ages 2-10! Please visit our Schedule page for class offerings, pricing, dates, and enrollment information.

 

*NEW: BOYS SPORTS MOVEMENT CLASS!

The newest addition to our summer program is Boys Sports Movement! This class is designed for ages 3-5 and uses movements common in both dance and sports. Please visit our Curriculum page for more information.  

 

2018 SUMMER DANCE CAMPS 

Join Ms. Candace for her 15th year of fun-filled dance camps!

Week 1:  June 4-8 (3 yr olds), 9am-12pm $140

Week 2: June 11-15 (4 yr olds), 9am-12pm $140

Week 3: June 18-22 (5 yr olds), 9am-12pm $140

Week 4: June 25-29 (6 & 7 yr olds), 9am-12pm $140

Email us at jahcdh@aol.com or visit the front desk to register!

-$50 deposit due at registration with balance due first day of camp

-$10 discount if dancer attended in 2017

February 2018

February 2018

MARCH 5-8: OPEN CURTAIN WEEK 

Parents are welcome to observe all classes the week of March 5-8.  Instructors will open all curtains for viewing in Studios 1, 2, and 3.  For those who have class upstairs in Studio 4, you are welcome to sit quietly inside the classroom and observe when teachers invite you in the last fifteen minutes of class.  Classes in our new East Wing (studios 5-8) will be displayed on the monitors as usual.  Competition rehearsals are closed to observation.

 MARCH 16th & 17th: COMPETITION SHOWCASE 

Come see our award-winning Competition teams perform at the CPAC Theatre on Friday March 16th and Saturday March 17th! This year we will have three shows (Friday 6pm, Saturday 1pm, and Saturday 6pm) and tickets are on sale now. Evening shows will include Ensemble, Troupe, and MiniTroop. The afternoon show will include CPAC Rec and Ensemble soloists.   Don’t miss these amazing performances of dance. Current CPAC students receive a FREE ticket! Inquire at either front desk location.

MARCH 19-22: BRING A FRIEND WEEK 

Any student in Toddler, Movement, Dance 1, 2, 3 or Intro Levels is welcome to bring one friend to dance class that week.  Friends do not need dance experience or shoes.  They should be close in age to our dancers and should wear comfy clothes.  In class fun and a boutique coupon are included!

2018 SUMMER DANCE CAMPS 

Week 1:  June 4-8 (3 yr olds), 9am-12pm $140

Week 2: June 11-15 (4 yr olds), 9am-12pm $140

Week 3: June 18-22 (5 yr olds), 9am-12pm $140

Week 4: June 25-29 (6 & 7 yr olds), 9am-12pm $140

Email us at jahcdh@aol.com or visit the front desk to register!

-$50 deposit due at registration with balance due first day of camp

-$10 discount if dancer attended in 2017

SPRING RECITAL & CLASS ATTENDANCE

Students who acquire more than 3 absences (per class) from January 23rd through May 4th may not be allowed to participate in the Spring Performances.

 

January 2018

January 2018

IN SESSION: MLK & PRESIDENT’S DAY

Classes ARE in session on Monday January 15th (MLK Day) and Monday February 19th (President’s Day). CPAC will be closed March 23 through April 1 for Spring Break.  Classes resume Monday April 2nd.

ATTENDANCE FOR PERFORMING CLASSES

Students who acquire more than 3 absences (per class) from January 29th through May 3rd may not be allowed to participate in the Spring Performances.

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICIES

The Winter months are upon us and that brings the possibility of severe weather and cancelled classes.  We do NOT automatically cancel classes when Columbia Public Schools does.  We try to make our decisions about cancellations by 1:00pm.  We will notify local TV stations when cancellations occur.  We will also send out EMAIL to everyone when classes are cancelled.  Make sure we have your email on file so that you don’t miss any important information.  To receive text message alerts regarding cancellations and closings, text CPACDANCE to 84483 for updates.

COMPETITION SHOWCASE MARCH 16th & 17th

Come see our award-winning Competition teams perform at the CPAC Theatre on Friday March 16th and Saturday March 17th! This year we will have three shows (Friday 6pm, Saturday 1pm, and Saturday 6pm) and tickets are on sale beginning February 5th.Evening shows will include Ensemble, Troupe, and MiniTroop. The afternoon show will include CPAC Rec and Ensemble soloists.   Don’t miss these amazing performances of dance.  Current CPAC students receive a FREE ticket!  Inquire at either front desk location.

October 2017

October 2017

SPRING RECITAL COSTUME PAYMENTS DUE DECEMBER 1st

2018 Spring Recital costume fees have been posted to all accounts. 

At least one costume fee PER CHILD must be paid on or before November 30th in order to ensure your child’s participation in the May 2018 performances. Please login to your online account to make payment, stop by the front desk or call our office at 441-1818 between 3-9 pm Monday through Thursday to make a payment. 

If you are declining recital participation, we must receive written notice at cpac@cpac-dance.com no later than December 4th to remove the costume fees charged. 

Please note, the costume fees were misidentified on the invoice as “competition fees” for dancers in the following classes: Movement for Children, Dance 1,2,3; Jazz Intro and Jazz 1, 1/2, 2, 2/3, 3, and Jazz Int. Advanced; Tap Intro, Tap 1, 1/2, 2, 3, 4, 5; Ballet Intro, Ballet 1, 2, 3,4,5. Fees of $55 or $70 are costume fees.

OCTOBER 23-26: HALLOWEEN COSTUMES & OPEN CURTAIN WEEK

Dancers may wear their Halloween costumes to class the week of October 23-26. Make sure it is something they can dance in. If your ballet class meets twice per week, wear your costume on Wednesday October 25 or Thursday October 26 (regular class attire on Monday and Tuesday). 

Parents are welcome to observe all classes as well. The curtains will be open for viewing in Studios 1, 2, and 3. Monitors for viewing classes in studios 5-8 are always on display in the East Lobby. 

HALLOWEEN

Classes are IN SESSION on Tuesday October 31st if anyone plans to attend. Dancers should NOT attend in costume since our studio celebration is the week prior. 

MAKE UP CLASSES

Monday dancers that missed class due to CPAC closures for the solar eclipse and Labor day may make up class on the following days:

  • Friday November 17th for classes missed due to closing for the solar eclipse on Monday August 21st.
  • Monday November 20th for classes missed due to closing for Labor Day on Monday September 4th. 
  • ALL MAKE UP CLASSES WILL BE AT THEIR REGULAR TIME!

TODDLER REGISTRATION – WINTER SESSION

Registration for NEW students interested in Movement for Toddlers will be available beginning Monday November 13th at 9 a.m.! We will not accept email requests prior to that time! Registration will be via EMAIL in order to process requests in the order in which they are received. Please email cpac@cpac-dance.com beginning Monday November 13th at 9 a.m. or later if your are interested in enrolling for the January – May 2018 session. A $50 deposit is required at the time of registration to secure your enrollment. 

Returning Toddler students MUST register again for the Winter semester! Returning students may register the week of November 7th beginning at 9 a.m. via email at cpac@cpac-dance.com. Registration requests will be processed in the order in which they are received. A $50 deposit is required at the time of registration to secure your enrollment. 

Classes are available on Tuesdays at 11:45 a.m. and Wednesdays at 5:15 p.m. with a maximum of 10 students per class. Each class meets 1 time per week and is 30 minutes in length. The 16 week session begins the week of January 8th and concludes May 3rd. Tuition is $145 for the session. Those who pay their tuition in full by January 11th will receive a 20% discount! Email us at cpac@cpac-dance.com for more information. 

HOLIDAY RECITALS

In order to celebrate our youngest dancers and the holiday season, we will be having our Holiday Recital in December for our Movement for Children, Dance I, Dance II, and Dance III classes. Please visit our Holiday Recital page for more details. (Movement for Toddler classes do NOT perform.)

  • We will have four “shows” the week of December 4-7.
  • Your dancer will NOT have their regular class that week if they are performing in the Holiday show.
  • The performance takes the place of your final class for the semester. 
  • Teachers will provide more information regarding holiday costumes in November. 
  • Holiday costume fees typically range from $15-$30 depending on teacher selections. 
  • Your dancer will perform the same night of the week that they usually have class. 
  • Shows will begin at 6pm each evening and should last approximately 45 minutes to an hour. 
  • Dancers will arrive at 5:45 pm. 
  • No tickets will be necessary. 
  • You may bring your video cameras and regular cameras. 
  • No professional video will be available for purchase. 

MONTHLY TUITION FINANCE CHARGES

ANY TUITION BALANCES REMAINING WILL INCUR A 10% MONTHLY FINANCE CHARGE UNTIL THE TUITION FEES ARE PAID IN FULL. ALL ACCOUNT BALANCES MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY APRIL 1ST

TEXT ALERTS

Text CPACDANCE to 84483 to receive CPAC alerts (inclement weather updates, studio closings, class cancellations, etc). Text STOP to cancel alerts at anytime. 

August 2017

Dancewear Boutique Opens August 17th

Need dancewear or shoes for classes?  Visit our Curriculum page for specifics regarding your child’s classroom attire.  We encourage you to visit the dancewear boutique in our EAST Lobby on August 17th from 4pm-7pm.  Please be prepared for long lines.  We appreciate your patience in advance.  We ask that you do not make tuition payments in person during these times to help move the dancewear lines along.

August 2017

Tuition Discount Deadline 8/24/17

August 24, 2017: Tuition discount deadline!! Tuition paid in full by August 24th receives the 20% discount. Discounted tuition amounts are posted on accounts. Any unpaid tuition after that date will increase to full price. Beginning October 1, unpaid tuition will accrue a monthly 10% finance charge. 

August 2017

Online Account Access

Make payments, view your child’s schedule and update your contact information at your convenience!  Simply visit our website at www.cpac-dance.com, click “Login” in the upper right corner, and enter your email address and password (or request a password with just one click).

August 2017

Solar Eclipse Parking

Classes are in session Monday August 21st! Due to the expected high volume of traffic, the CPAC parking lot will be monitored for entry that evening. Please enter the large south lot off of Corporate Lake Drive (by Jimmy John’s). All other entrances will be closed. Beginning Tuesday, August 22nd, all entrances to the parking lot will be open as usual. Thank you for your patience as we prepare for this amazing event.