2016-2017 Calendar

Tentative Center Stage Calendar 2016-2017



Saturday, September 10th – Opening Day for Classes


Tuesday, September 13th – Ballet Placement Day for all students enrolling in the Tuesday ballet program:

  • anyone under 10 years old please come from 3:30 – 5:00pm
  • 10-13 year olds please come 5:30 – 7:00pm
  • 14 and up please come from 7:30 – 9:00pm


Saturday, September 17th 2pm – Sunday, September 18th at 12pm – Excel Dance Team Overnight Retreat


Friday, September 30th – Nutcracker Auditions – Time TBD



Saturday, October 8th – Monday, October 10th – Studio closed for Columbus Day Weekend


Monday, October 31st – Studio Closed for Halloween



Saturday, November 12th – Friday, November 18th – PEEK WEEK – Drop in on any of your child’s classes so you can see what they have been working on this Fall!


Saturday, November 19th – Tickets go on sale for Nutcracker at 9am


Wednesday, November 23rd  – Sunday, November 27th closed for Thanksgiving Break



Sunday, December 11th – Nutcracker Rehearsal at the studio – Times TBD


Saturday, December 17th – Nutcracker Dress Rehearsal at Quincy High School – Time TBD


Sunday, December 18th – Nutcracker Shows at 2pm and 5pm


Thursday, December 22nd – Closed for Winter Break through the new year



Monday, January 2nd – Studio Re-Opens for the New year


Saturday, January 14th – Monday, January 16th – Excel Trip to NYC



Saturday, February 18th – Friday, February 24th – Closed for February Break



All Regular classes



Saturday, April 15th – Friday, April 21st – Closed for April Break


We will be open on Good Friday the 14th in order to meet our 3 class per month minimum but this day will not be counted towards perfect attendance if you are missing for religious purposes.



Saturday, May 13th – Picture Day for younger students in combo classes, Hip Hop 1, Tumbling, Boys Hip Hop – Schedule TBD

Sunday, May 14th – Picture Day for older students

All Regular Classes this month including Memorial Day Weekend EXCEPT for Picture day. We are so close to show time, it is important not to miss classes this week. Thank you for understanding.


Saturday June 10th – All Studio Rehearsal – REQUIRED for ALL Center Stage Students

All students need to plan on being at the entire duration of this rehearsal regardless of the amount of routines they perform in. This is a team building day and the first opportunity the kids have to practice in front of an audience.  We’ll make it fun!  No worries!

This rehearsal is at the studio in regular dance attire.  No costumes, hair and make up are required.

  • 9 – 11:00am – youngest students in 3/4 and 4/5 year old combo classes
  • 9 – 12:30 – all younger students in combo classes and tumbling or hip hop 1
  • 11:30 – 4pm – older students
  • 4:00 – 5:30 – Anyone doing a solo, duo, trio

The finale will be practiced as a large group from 11:30 – 12:30pm

Thursday, June 15th:  Dress Rehearsal at Quincy High School for younger students – REQUIRED for ALL YOUNGER students. Anyone not at dress rehearsal will not be allowed to perform in the show on Saturday.

Friday, June 16th:  Dress Rehearsal at Quincy High School for older students – REQUIRED for ALL OLDER students. Anyone not at dress rehearsal will not be allowed to perform in the show on Saturday.

Saturday, June 17th: DANCE RECITAL DAY!!!!!! REQUIRED for ALL students. Two shows: 11:30pm and 4:00pm – Our younger students generally perform in one show only and many older students will perform in both shows. We do our best to get siblings into the same recital. Doors open 30 minutes before each show.

More information will follow.