2018 Summer Newsletter

Dear Menlo Park Academy of Dance Families,

Hoping this finds you well and enjoying the warm days of summer.

[highlight]Registration for 2018-19 school year classes[/highlight] is still available online – it’s not too late to register!

We are very much looking forward to welcoming [highlight]new teachers[/highlight] to Menlo Park Academy next month – Justine Rockwood, Kimberly Dodge & Sarah Arnold. Check out their bios and photos here.

Want more performing opportunity this year? Then why not audition for [highlight]Menlowe Ballet “It’s A Wonderful Nutcracker”[/highlight]? It is a thrilling opportunity to dance alongside professional dancers in a timeless classical ballet with a twist. Auditions are Sunday August 26th and more information including pre-registration is available at www.menloballet.org/auditions

We are planning a [highlight] mini Winter Intensive[/highlight] from Wednesday January 2nd through Saturday January 5th 2019 for Intermediate & Advanced students. Registration for one, two, three or all four days will be available in September. Faculty to include Erin Yarbrough from Smuin Ballet and other favorite guest teachers!

[highlight]2019 Recital dates[/highlight] are set for: SATURDAY JUNE 8TH & SUNDAY JUNE 9TH at Woodside High School Performing Arts Center. Save the date for your dancer! Please visit the calendar page for a list of special dates & holidays for the 2018-19 School Year.

[highlight]Royal Academy of Dance Examinations[/highlight] are tentatively set to start MARCH 4TH 2019. Registration will be available in November. Please visit the RAD page for more information on class requirements & eligibility to take an exam.

Want to get a head start on ordering [highlight]Character Shoes & Skirts[/highlight]? Please visit the MPAD Office August 6th-9th from 1:30-5pm or Saturday August 11th from 9am-12:30pm. Character wear can also be ordered starting August 20th. Please visit our website to check out the updated dress code.

Many thanks for your continued support of Menlo Park Academy of Dance and we look forward to seeing you week of August 20th!

Warmest regards,


Director, Menlo Park Academy of Dance


Please contact the MPAD office if you have any questions.

Office hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5:30pm, Saturday 9am-1pm. 650-323-5292

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All dates are listed on our calendar page at www.menloparkacademyofdance.com