Download PDF of full Calendar of Events 2017-2018 (As of November 16)

REGISTRATION FOR 2017/18 SEASON NOW OPEN!

Registration info for January 2018 Beginner Classes

Considering Vimy Dance?  Why not come for a Shadow Day – audition and shadow info/audition form – for more please contact us!

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Check back often for specific information on upcoming events.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Christmas Poinsettias Sale – support our program! Orders due Saturday, November 25, 2017

Safeway & Sobeye’s Gift Cards – support Vimy Dance! Orders due Saturday, November 25, 2017

ESB Parent Watch Day – Saturday, December 9, 2017 (at ESB)

Watch Day Important Notes – Beginner – Jr. 1

Watch Day Important Notes – Jr. 2 and up

Snow Flake Gala (Junior Company) – Monday, December 11, 2017 (SHAW Conference Centre)

EFB ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (with ECD, Jr. Co., and ESB dancers) – Wednesday, December 13 – Saturday, December 16, 2017 (at Grant MacEwan downtown, Triffo Centre)

For tickets to ‘Twas – check out the www.efbdance.com website

ESB Parent Watch Day and Week -Monday, December 18 – Thursday, December 21, 2017 (at ESB)

Watch Day Important Notes – Beginner – Jr. 1

Watch Day Important Notes – Jr. 2 and up

Last Day of ESB classes before Christmas break – Thursday, December 21, 2017 (at ESB)

Closed for Christmas Break inclusive – Saturday, December 23, 2017 – Friday, January 5, 2018 (Inclusive)

ESB Classes resume – Saturday, January 6, 2018

2017 Post Holiday Drive Up and Drop Off Bottle Drive in support of ESB and Vimy Dance – Saturday, January 13, 2018 (at ESB)

Volunteers needed for the hair and make-up workshop – TBA 2018

Hair and Make-up Workshop – for dancers and for parents of young dancers – Sunday, January 21, 2018 (at ESB)

Tap Exam Tryouts –  Monday, January 15 – Thursday, January 18, 2018 (at ESB)

No ESB classes (closed for maintenance) – Tuesday, January 23 & Wednesday, January 24, 2018 (at ESB) **alternate Vimy classes

Vimy Dance Audition #1 – Saturday, January 27, 2018; 5:30pm (at ESB)

Spring Show ticket sales – Saturday, January 27, 2018 (at ESB)

RAD Grades Exams – February 1 – March 18, 2018 (dates TBC) (at ESB)

Cecchetti Exam Tryouts (Majors and Grades) (in class) (updated) – February TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Spring Show Technical Rehearsal Intro Letter

ESB Spring Show – Technical Rehearsal – Volunteer Sign-up Information

Spring Show Technical Rehearsals (ballet classes; in lieu of regular classes Jr. 1 and up) – Saturday, February 3, 2018 (at ESB)

Regular classes for Beg 3, Beg 4-5, Nursery & Primary – Saturday, February 3, 2018

Vimy Open House – Regular ESB CLASSES – Thursday, February 8, 2018 (7:00 – 9:00pm) (at ESB/Vimy)

Solo & Duet Show – Saturday, February 10, 2018 (regular ESB classes) (at Myer Horowitz) and Solo & Duet Show DVD and Blu-ray order form

Myer Horowitz Theatre Maps (2 pages)

Closed for Family Day (no Vimy or ESB classes) – Saturday, February 17 – Monday, February 19, 2018

EFB Gala Performance (EFB, ECD, Jr. Co.) – Saturday, February 24, 2018 (at Grant MacEwan downtown; Triffo theatre)

Teacher’s Convention – No Vimy or ESB Dance Classes – Thursday, March 1, and Friday March 2, 2018 **regular ESB classes, Saturday, March 3, 2018

Spring Show Dress Rehearsal/Photo Day (ballet classes) Intro Letter

ESB Spring Show Dress Rehearsal/Photo Day Schedule – Sunday, March 4, 2018 (Teacher’s Convention weekend) (at ESB)

Spring Show – Dress Rehearsal – Volunteer Information

Vimy Dance Audition #2 – Friday, March 9, 2018; 6:15pm (at ESB)

Spring Show Poster

Spring Show Cast List

Spring Show Hair and Make-up Requirements – ESB Make-up Resource

Spring Show DVD Order Form

Spring Show Stage Rehearsals – Vimy Show Day Info

Parking and Lobby information – Jubilee auditorium

Spring Show Stage Rehearsals and Performances – Sunday, March 18, 2018 (at Jubilee)

Closed for Spring Break & Easter Break – Monday, March 26 – Monday, April 2, 2018 (inclusive)

Santana Dance Competition – Thursday, April 5 – Sunday, April 8, 2018 (Arden Theatre)

Contemporary Show Ticket Sales – Saturday, April 7, 2018 (at ESB)

Vimy Dance Audition #3 – Saturday, April 7, 2018 (at ESB)

Vimy Dance Audition #3 – Saturday, April 7, 2018; 5:30 (at ESB)

Ballet Progressions Exam Tryouts (in class – Ballet 7 & Ballet 8) – Saturday, April 7, 2018 (at ESB)

Peak Dance Competition – Monday, April 9 – Sunday, April 1515, 2018 (Myer Horowitz Theatre)

Junior 4 Preparatory Exams – Thursday, April 12, 2018 (at ESB)

Junior 3 Preparatory Exams – Friday, April 13, 2018 (at ESB)

Ballet Progressions Exam Tryouts (in class – Ballet 5, 6, 9, & 11) – Saturday, April 14, 2018 (at ESB)

Primary Assessments – Sunday, April 15, 2018 (at ESB)

Jr. Grades Day (for Beg. 6-9 & Junior 1 through 4 Ballet) – Sunday, April 15, 2018 (at ESB)

Standing Ovation Competition – Wednesday, April 17 – Sunday, April 22, 2018 (at Myer Horowitz Theatre)

January Classes Parent Watch Day – Saturday, April 21, 2018 (at ESB)

Contemporary Show #1 Dress Rehearsal Intro Letter

Contemporary Show #2 Dress Rehearsal Intro Letter

Contemporary Show Dress Rehearsal Schedule (jazz, lyrical, tap, modern, flamenco, hip hop) – ESB – Sunday, April 22, 2018 (at ESB)

1st Preparatory Program Auditions – by invitation – Friday, April 27, 2018; 5:30 (at ESB)

ESB Registration Start Day for 2017/18 Season – Sunday, April 29, 2018 (at ESB)

Contemporary Show #1 Intro Letter

ESB Contemporary Show #1, ADF, and Variations (plus adults in Sr. Show) – Tuesday, May 1, 2018 (at Myer Horowitz)

ESB Contemporary Show #1 – Tuesday, May 1, 2018 (at Myer Horowitz)

DVD Order form – Contemporary Shows 2017

Hair, Makeup, Shoe, and Tights requirements for Contemporary Show #1 & ADF

Hair, Makeup, Shoe, and Tights requirements for Contemporary Show #2 & ADF

Make-up Kit Information

University of Alberta parking information

Contemporary Show #2 Intro Letter

ESB Contemporary Show #2, ADF, and Variations – Stage Rehearsals Schedules – Wednesday, May 2 and Friday, May 4, 2018 (at Myer Horowitz)

ESB Contemporary Show #2 – Friday, May 4, 2018 (at Myer Horowitz)

Alberta Dance Festival – TBA Saturday, May 5 – Wednesday, May 9, 2018 (inclusive) (at Myer Horowitz)

Represent Dance Competition (Hip Hop only) – Thursday, May 10 – Sunday, May 13, 2018 (at Myer Horowitz)

Victoria Day Long Weekend – NO Classes – Saturday, May 19 – Monday, May 21, 2018 (at ESB)

Ballet Progressions Exams Grades – Friday, May 25 – Sunday, May 27, 2018 (at ESB)

ESB Parent’s Committee Bottle Drive – Saturday, May 26, 2018

Village of Hope Fundraiser and Performance (EFB, ECD, and Jr. Company) – Saturday, May 26, 2018 (in the morning) (St. Albert Seniors Center)

ECD’s Essence of Dance (with EFB & Jr. Co.) – Sunday, May 27, 2018 (at Grant MacEwan downtown; Triffo Theatre)

Cecchetti Ballet Exams – June 1 – 10, 2018 (dates TBC) (at ESB)

Novice Show Dress Rehearsal & Picture Day (Beg, 3, 4-5, Nurs, and Prim Ballet classes) – Sunday, June 3, 2018 (at ESB)

Novice Show – DVD Order Form

Novice Show – 50th Anniversary Gala (Beg 3, 4-5, Nurs, and Prim ballet classes) – Sunday, June 10, 2018 (at Grant MacEwan downtown; Triffo Theatre)

Awards – Sunday, June 10, 2018 (at Grant MacEwan downtown; Triffo Theatre)

Tap Exams – Monday, June 11, 2018 (location ESB)

Jr. Grades Exams – Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17, 2018 (at ESB)

Last Day of ESB classes – Monday, June 18, 2018 (at ESB)

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ESB Summer Dance Intensive 2018 – August 7 – 17, 2018 (at ESB)

ESB Summer Dance Show Rehearsal Schedule – Saturday, August 18, 2018 (at Horowitz Theatre)

Summer Dance Show – hair and make-up requirements (for at TBA) and ESB Summer Dance Show DVD order form

Myer Horowitz Theatre Map

EFB ‘Twas Auditions – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Junior Teachers’ Course – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Vimy Classes Begin – TBA 2018 (at ESB/Vimy)

EFB Company Audition Class – TBA 2018

ECD Company Audition – TBA 2018

Jr. Company Audition – TBA 2018

ESB Classes Begin – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Ballet Progressions Workshop – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Thanksgiving Weekend – ESB closed – TBA 2018

Mini-Lead Workshop – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Mini-lead and Assistant handout

ESB & Vimy Dance Wear Sale – TBA 2018 (online)

Halloween Dress-up Week – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Solo & Duet Show Entries and Payment due – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Solo entry forms

Duet entry forms

Cecchetti Workshop – Cover Letter – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Cecchetti Workshop – Schedule – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Cecchetti Workshop – Registration Package – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Winter Celebration (all Vimy dancers plus ESB prep classes) – TBA 2018 (Grant MacEwan downtown, Triffo Theatre) and DVD order form

Allard Hall – 1st Floor Traffic Flow

Allard Hall – 2nd Floor Traffic Flow

Closed for Remembrance Day – TBA 2018

RAD Exam Selections (in class) Vocational and Grades – TBA 2018 (at ESB)