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January 2019

Buzz 2019

A FEW IMPORTANT DATES

1/21          YES, we do have dance on Martin Luther King Day

2/9            YES, ACP and TSP Production Practice

2/16-2/18  YES, we do have dance Presidents’ Weekend & Day
3/23-3/31  Studio closed for Spring Break, classes resume on Tuesday 4/1
4/14          Picture Day at JAMM!  Each group will be assigned a time for their pictures closer to the date.

5/24-5/27  Studio closed for Memorial Day, classes resume on Tuesday 5/28
6/6            Dress Rehearsal for all Solos/Duet/Trios and Competition Groups
6/7            Dress Rehearsal for all Dynamic Division Classes
6/8            6pm Recital for all dancers

6/9            2pm Recital for all dancers

 

Please mark you calendars!
**More dates on the calendar for Competition Dancers!

RECITAL MUSIC

This year your dancer’s recital performance music will be emailed to you in the next few weeks!  Each class’s music will be sent in its own email.  If your child is in more than one class you will receive more than one email (and not necessarily on the same day).  music-notes

ILLNESS

When should I keep my dancer home?

MN Department of Health regulations for schools & preschools states that if your dancer has any of the following symptoms you must keep your dancer home:
1. Fever of 100 or more in the last 24 hours
2. Fatigue and cough within the last 24 hours
3. Diarrhea and/or vomit within the last 24 hours
4. Sore throat within the last 24 hours

Dancers do not receive a make up class for missed lessons, unless it is determined by the teacher that they need to sign up for a private lesson.

lost & found

The lost and found is JAMM PACKED. Please take a moment to check the lost and found for any of your dancers items located in the back hallway.

ALL ITEMS NOT CLAIMED WILL BE DONATED ON 1/15.

INCLEMENT WEATHER

The following is our inclement weather plan.  If District 196 is closed, we will also be closed for the evening.  If the weather is beginning to turn in the afternoon and is predicted to continue through the evening, we will make a decision no later than 3pm if possible, as snowflakeforecasts can quickly change, if we will be closing.

Where to find closing information:
1. An email will be sent
2. The studio voicemail by 3:00pm – 651-423-9109
3. The JAMM Facebook page by 3:00pm http://www.facebook.com/JAMM-Dance-Co-Rosemount

YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A PHONE CALL FOR STUDIO CLOSINGS DUE TO WEATHER UNLESS WE HAVE TO DISCONTINUE IN THE MIDDLE OF EVENING CLASSES.

Hip Hop Shoes For All hip hop classes

All hip hop shoes are listed below and in the LOOK BOOK on where to purchase them. Please make sure to check with your dancer’s teacher that you have the right shoe before they are worn.

All companie hip hop dancers need to have shoes by January 1st.

All Dynamic hip hop dancers need to have shoes by February 1st.

Dynamic Division Hip Hop Shoes

Hip Hop Tots
Shoes are included with costume and will be ordered by Jamm.
 
Girl Frenzy 1 Wednesday 6:00-6:45pm
PURCHASE SHOES ON OWN – SHOE NAME: Pastry Glam Pie Glitter Sneaker in Silver

Amazon.com or Lovepastry.com

Girl Frenzy 2 wednesday 7:00-7:45pm
PURCHASE SHOES ON OWN -SHOE NAME: Pastry glam pie glitter sneaker in black

Amazon.com or Lovepastry.com

 Girl Frenzy 3 wednesday 7:45-8:30pm
fill out a shoe form at the front desk no later than february 1st. please make sure to write your dancers street shoe size.
Boyz Hip Hop Monday 4:45-5:30pm
PURCHASE ON OWN- SHOE NAME: Vans Ward Suede High Top Sneakers in Black and White

Famousfootwear. com or Dsw.com

Competition Hip Hop Shoes

Trio Tuesday 7:45-8:15pm
Shoes are included with costume and will be ordered by Jamm.
H-Force Friday 6:00-6:45pm
Shoes are included with costume and will be ordered by Jamm.
H-Co. Friday 6:00-6:45pm
SHOES HAVE BEEN ORDERED BY JAMM AND ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH COSTUME. PLEASE DROP OF CHECK TO THE FRONT DESK FOR H-CO SHOES. COST IS $120.

APPAREL ORDER

We will be placing another order on February 15th for the backpack, Lulu or ivivva jackets, sherpa and sideliner. This will be the last order of the year for these items. Orders need to be in no later than, February 13th. Order forms are located at the front desk.

CHOREOGRAPHY

Dynamic classes will begin to learn their dances for the recital in June.  It’s always an exciting time for the dancers to put the steps that they have learned in their classes into choreography!

HOMEWORK ROOM

Please wipe down the tables after you are done eating at them and push in chairs.  Cleaning supplies are available, please see the front desk if you need Clorox Wipes, broom, etc. Thank you for your help keeping the studio clean!

Competition News

COMPETITION UPDATES

*Makeup order forms for competition students are due on January 4th.  Order forms are available at the front desk. Please click here for Make-up form. Make-Up Order Form 18-19

*Please order any shoes your dancer needs for competition ASAP! They will need to start practicing in them. You can purchase shoes through StepNStretch or order them through JAMM. Shoes that are ordered through JAMM are placed on 15th of each month. Please click here for Shoe form. Shoe Req & Order 2018-2019

*Glitz Party (rhinestone application) is scheduled for February 23th from 12:00-6:00.  Look for more information in the next few weeks.

Competition Season

All competitions are listed on our JAMM Calendar and in our Competition Handbook. For each event, you must plan to dance the entire block of dates listed.

Please do not schedule anything on competition weekends!! Specific schedules for each event are sometimes not provided to us until a week prior, so it is important that you not make any plans for the entire weekend. 

Tremaine

Our teacher Tera Nelson is attending Tremaine Dance Convention in Chicago on 3/2-3/3. If anyone is interested in attending this event, please email the front desk no later than January 11th.

 

 

EXTRA Production Rehearsals

 

ACP (Mandatory Rehearsal)

2/2- 9am-3pm- All Competition Dancers

Please bring a lunch, snacks and water bottle this day.

 

TSP (Mandatory Rehearsal)

2/3 9am-3pm- Edge and Momentum Co. Dancers

Please bring a lunch, snacks and water bottle this day.

*Soloists that time overlaps with this schedule will be excused for their 1/2 hour solo lesson with Corey if permits. 

TSP Time Change & Shoe Info. 

TSP (Teen/Senior Production) time has been changed starting 1/12 till end of the dance season to 8:30am-10:30am. 

*Dancers that are in TSP and usually take technique at this time, will need to change their technique date when production rehearsal is happening.

Heel Information:

Please fill out a shoe form located at the front desk no later than January 3rd. Please make sure to write down your dancers street shoe size on the form.

Dancers have the following options to pick from:

LaDuca’s

The cost is $235 and the style is the Alexis 3 inch heel. Additional shipping and taxes will apply and are not reflected in the final price. Dancers should only purchase these shoes only if their feet have stopped growing.

Bloch Split Flex Heels

The shoe are a great starter shoe with a 2.5 inch heel and should be for any dancer that has not stopped growing. The cost of this shoe is $98.

 

Here is the link to the shoe form: Shoe Req & Order 2018-2019

 

 

Love Of Dance Performance

H-Force and Momentum Jazz will be performing at this event. 10% of the profits are going I’m a dancer against cancer. 

Sunday, 1/272:00-4:30pm at Farmington High School.

Address:

20655 Flagstaff Avenue

Farmington, MN 55024

 

More information on the Love of Dance Performance will be emailed at a later date. Please email the front desk no later than 1/11 if you are in H-Force or Momentum and are not able to attend. 

Sewing Club

Our dancers would not look as fabulous as they do without our sewing club! If you have sewing and crafting abilities, please consider being a part of our sewing club!  The sewing club meets at various times before the competition season to work on costumes needing alterations, embellishments, etc. Members of the sewing club will be paid for the hours they work.

We are looking for members with all different sewing and crafting abilities. To be apart of our sewing club, please use the link below to sign-up.

Sewing Club Sign-up link: Sewing Club 2019 Link

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