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Key Dates 2023-24

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These dates may be adjusted to accommodate changing community conditions.

Competitions, special events, and performances will be added as they are scheduled.

 

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2023 Key Dates (July-Dec)

JULY 2023

01 • Enrollment for Performing Teams Opens
05 • Beginning of Summer Team

Grades 4th-12th. Open enrollment Summer Performing Team. Learn a bright & energetic dance and perform at different community venues and events throughout the summer.

AUGUST 2023

07-11 • Dance Camp – American

Grades 4th-12th and up. A week of Academy classes with training in levels Beg-Adv. This week will offer classes specializing in the American style of Ballroom Dance. Master classes will be held at the end of the week.

08-10 • Stars Kids Camp – Week 1

Ages 3yrs-3rd Grade. A week of dancing, crafts, games, and meeting new friends! This week dancers will learn about the Latin dance style. The last day of camp will include a short demonstration for the parents.

14-18 • Dance Camp – International

Grades 4th-12th and up. A week of Academy classes with training in levels Beg-Adv. This week will offer classes specializing in the International style of Ballroom Dance. Master classes will be held at the end of the week.

15-17 • Stars Kids Camp Week 2

Ages 3yrs-3rd Grade. A week of dancing, crafts, games and meeting new friends! This week dancers will learn about the Ballroom dance style. The last day of camp will include a short demonstration for the parents.

21-25 • Team Kickstart Sessions

Preteen, Junior, Youth Teams. A week of team practices that include learning team choreography and formation team training during this week of extended team practices.

25 • Team Socials, Orientation & Welcome Dance

Opening team socials will be scheduled by coaches. A studio orientation/Q&A will be held in the evening. Come learn about the season and get all your questions answered. A welcome dance for Preteen, Juniors, and Youth will also be held that evening.

28 • 23-24 Full Season Schedule Begins

All PBD programs. The regular full season schedule begins for all programs. STARS Kids classes/teams begin.

SEPTEMBER 2023

04 • No Classes – Holiday Break
09 • PBD Family Mixer & Garage Sale 2-4pm

For All PBD Families. Hosted by the Parent Committee. This event is like a community block party with a potluck, dancing, live entertainment, and a used dance gear garage sale!

11-16 • Competition Team Auditions

For any Ballroom dancer grades 3rd-12th. Students can choose to audition for a competition team allowing dancers to participate and travel to various ballroom dance competitions during the competition season (Oct – Mar). Competition teams are classified by age level (Preteen, Junior, Youth) and sometimes according to style (Latin, Ballroom, Cabaret). Check this page for more detailed information as auditions get closer:
https://pacificballroom.org/competition-teams/

17 • National Dance Day
22 • Donor Appreciation Dinner

By Invitation Only. An appreciation dinner dedicated to our PBD donors. A presentation from department directors will give a brief overview of progress in the organization.

28-30 • Summit DanceSport – Seattle, WA

Individual Competitors & some Performing Teams (team coaches will announce participation). A local dance competition. https://summitdancesport.com

30 • Open Enrollment Ends – Performing Teams

2yrs-12 grade. New students can enroll in B level Performing teams through September 31st. The next Open Enrollment period will start in December.

OCTOBER 2023

02 • Competition Teams Begin

3rd-12th grade/by Audition only. See the Competition Team Schedule.https://pacificballroom.org/competition-teams/

14 • Quest for the Best Competition

For all Dancers. A local dance competition. Individual competitors and some performing teams. This competition is perfect for a first time competitor.

20 • Youth Costume Ball/Fundraiser (Grades 4-12)

4th-12th Grade. A fundraiser for those on Competition Teams who want to participate in that aspect of it. However, it will be an event for all dancers, regardless of whether they are fundraising or not. 

21 • Competition Information Fair

For Families & Students participating on Competition Teams. Visit the studio and learn more about the formation team competition season including travel, food, lodging, preparation etc. Bring your questions and get them answered!

23-27 • Friends Week

For anyone ages 3-12th Grade. PBD dancers can invite their friends to join Performing Teams for a day of dancing. Specific days and times for friends to visit teams are listed here: https://pacificballroom.org/friends/. Please fill out a consent form before participating.

New Friends (PreTeen 4th grade -Youth 12th grade) are also invited to participate in PBDs Winter Concert for FREE and experience a small taste of what its like to perform with a team in the performing companys final dance number. Students will be provided a costume and perform alongside current and new friends! https://pacificballroom.org/friends/

28 • BYU Ballroom Exchange

Dancers 4th-12th grade. Dancers from Brigham Young University will come and interact with PBD dancers.

28 • Halloween Party/Social (Adults) – Ages 18+

NOVEMBER 2023

04 • Stars Kids Imagination & Dance Camp

Ages 4-6. Day camps captivating kids imaginations by engaging creativity in adventurous, theatrical, social, and dance movement activities. November is “Super Hero Camp” where kids will be learn the Polka . More info here: https://pacificballroom.org/camps/

10-11 • BYU Dancesport Championships – Provo, UT

Individual Competitors. An out of state competition. https://byudancesport.com

18 • Academy Harvest Ball

S2 Ballroom Dance Movement – Gold Bar Academy Classes. This is an all studio event celebrating our Academy Program students with various fun dancing activities & demonstrations. All Academy dancers should plan on attending with the exception of M&M Stars and STARS 1 Dance Movement.

22-25 • No Classes – Holiday Break
28 • Full Performing Team Rehearsal – Winter @ Studio

Full Performing Company/No STARS Performing Teams. Exact schedule & details will be announced closer to this date. Held at the studio.

29 • Winter Concert – Rehearsal @ Theater

Full Performing Company/Including STARS Performing Teams. This is a theater tech and dress rehearsal held at the theater. All dancers are required to have their performance attire, hair and make-up done. Exact schedule & details will be announced closer to this date.

30 • Winter Concert – Show #1

Full Performing Company/Including STARS Performing Teams. Exact schedule will be announced closer to the this date.

DECEMBER 2023

01 • Winter Concert – Show #2

Full Performing Company/Including STARS Performing Teams. Exact schedule will be announced closer to the this date.

02 • Open Enrollment Begins – Performing Teams

Performing Teams. New students can enroll in B level Performing Teams and STARS Performing Teams through January 15th. Enrollment for next season will open in the spring. Performing Team auditions for advanced level teams will be held in June & enrollment for all performing teams will open July 1st.

02 • Adult Winter Showcase – “Dancing Around the World” • 7-10pm
09 • Free Workshop (Grades 4-12)

For grades 4th-12th. Come learn fun, basic Ballroom steps. No experience or partner required. Bring your friends!

16 • Stars Kids Imagination & Dance Camp

Ages 4-6. Day camps captivating kids imaginations by engaging creativity in adventurous, theatrical, social and dance movement activities. December is “Winter Wonderland” where kids will learn the Waltz . https://pacificballroom.org/camps/

16 • Medals Exams

By recommendation only. Academy dancers Bronze 1 and up who have been recommended to test out of their current Academy class will schedule and take exams with the Academy Director.

18-31 • No Classes – Holiday Break
31 • New Year’s Eve Dance – USA Dance – TBD

2024 Key Dates (Jan-June)

JANUARY 2024

01 • No Classes – Holiday Break
02 • Classes/Teams Begin
15 • Open Enrollment Ends – Performing Teams

Performing Teams. Performing team enrollment has ended for this season. New dancers are welcome to join us for Friends Week in April and participate in our Summer Concert Finale for free. Enrollment for next season will open in the spring. Performing Team auditions for advanced level teams will be held in June & enrollment for all performing teams will open July 1st.

FEBRUARY 2024

02-03 • Utah DanceSport Challenge – American Fork, UT

For Individual Competitors and some Competition Teams. An out of state competition. Individual competitors and some competition teams. https://utahdancesport.com

10 • Valentines Party/Social (Adults) -TBD
10 • Stars Kids Imagination & Dance Camp

Ages 4-6. Day camps captivating kids imaginations by engaging creativity in adventurous, theatrical, social and dance movement activities. February is “All Star Sports Camp” where kids will learn Hip Hop. https://pacificballroom.org/camps/

MARCH 2024

11-16 • PBD Spring Break – No Teams/Classes (Stars-Youth)
12-16 • BYU National Championships – Provo, UT

For Individual Competitors and All Competition Teams (Except Cabaret & Ladies Teams). An out of state competition for Individual competitors and competition teams. This is the longest competition PBD participates in. All dancers participating on competition teams will be responsible for all travel, accommodation, and food (individual travel). 

https://byudancesport.com
https://pacificballroom.org/competition-teams/

23 • Spring Showcase & Comp Celebration (Full Studio)

All Performing & Competition Teams (including STARS Teams) and all academy classes (except Stars 1 Movement/Me & My Stars) participate in this event. Academy & technique classes demonstrate their syllabus skills and teams perform dance numbers. We celebrate the ending of the Competition Season by allowing family & friends members not able to attend competitions see the competitive teams perform.

25-28 • End of Season Competition Teams

Competition Teams (except Cabaret & Ladies teams). Last week of competition team practices.

APRIL 2024

06 • Free Workshop (Grades 4-12)

For grades 4th-12th. Come learn fun, basic ballroom steps. No experience or partner required. Bring your friends!

19-20 • Extreme DanceSport Invitational – Rigby, ID

For Individual Competitors and Cabaret & Ladies Competition Teams. An out of state competition for Individual competitors, Cabaret and Ladies competition teams. All dancers participating on competition teams will be responsible for all travel,   accommodation, and food (individual travel). 

https://www.extremeballroom.com/dancesport

22-26 • Friends Week

For anyone ages 3-12th Grade. PBD dancers can invite their friends to join Performing Teams for a day of dancing. Specific days and times for friends to visit teams are listed here: https://pacificballroom.org/friends/. Please fill out a consent form before participating.

New Friends (PreTeen 4th grade -Youth 12th grade) are also invited to participate in PBDs Summer Concert for FREE and experience a small taste of what its like to perform with a team in the performing companys final dance number. You will be provided a costume and perform alongside current and new friends! https://pacificballroom.org/friends/

26 • 20th Anniversary Gala & Annual Fundraiser
29 • International Dance Day – TBD

MAY 2024

04 • PBD Prom

PBD Students in High School. PBD high school students are invited to a formal evening of socializing and treats. The PBD Youth Leadership Council (YLC) and Parent Committee helps with planning themes and organizing this event.

04 • Stars Kids Imagination & Dance Camp

Ages 4-6. Day camps captivating kids imaginations by engaging creativity in adventurous, theatrical, social and dance movement activities. May is “Cartoon Fun Camp” where kids will learn the Swing. https://pacificballroom.org/camps/

11 • Free Workshop (Grades 4-12)

For students grades 4th-12th. Come learn fun, basic ballroom steps. No experience or partner required. Bring your friends!

18 • Quest for the Best Competition

For all Dancers. A local dance competition. Individual competitors and some performing teams. This competition is perfect for a first time competitor.

27 • No Classes – Holiday Break

JUNE 2024

08 • Free Workshop (Grades 4-12)

For students grades 4th-12th. Come learn fun, basic ballroom steps. No experience or partner required. Bring your friends!

08 • Full Performing Team Rehearsal – Summer

Full Performing Company/No STARS Performing Teams. Exact schedule & details will be announced closer to this date.

12-15 • Summer Concert – Rehearsals/Shows

Full Performing Company/Including STARS Performing Teams. Exact schedule will be announced closer to the this date.

17-18 • Last week of Classes/Teams 23-24 Season
19-21 • Performing Team Auditions 2024-25 Season

Grades 4th-12th. Dancers are invited to audition for Performing Teams starting the following season. All dancers wanting to be considered for an advanced (A) level team must audition. Dancers who choose to participate on a B level team are encouraged but not required to audition.
https://pacificballroom.org/performing-auditions/

20-22 • Medals Exams

By recommendation only. Academy dancers Bronze 1 and up who have been recommended to test out of their current academy class will schedule and take exams with the Academy Director.

22 • Full Company Cast Party

For All PBD Families. Hosted by the Parent Committee. Details coming!

29 • Adult Summer Showcase – TBD