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Updated Choreography Times for This Weekend – ELITE & PREMIER

The master calendar has been updated with choreography times for this weekend. Click here to view the Master Calendar. Times are as follows:

Saturday, September 24

ELITE – large group/Andrew – 9:00am – 12:00pm

PREMIER – small group/Madison – 10:30am – 12:00pm

PREMIER – large group/Andrew – 12:30pm – 3:30pm

Sunday, September 25

ELITE – large group/Andrew – 9:00am – 12:00pm

PREMIER – large group/Andrew – 12:30pm – 3:30pm

PREMIER – small group/Madison – TBD

*may not need 3 hours on Sunday, those times could change once we see how far we get on Saturday.

*Premier small group times for Sunday will be set after Saturdays rehearsal.

Hold That Pose for Me! Some Group Photo Shoot Details


Group Photo Shoot details have been posted…this includes important info about what to wear, etc. Click here to access the Group Photo Information web page.  (This web page is password protected.)  

Other group photo details such as arrival times will be updated in this document as soon as they are available.  We will post another blog update each time the document is updated so that you are aware of the updates.   

Save the Date ~ Group Photography date set

SAVE THE DATE!   Group Photo date has been set for Sunday, October 30 and the Master Calendar has been updated!camera

  • This is a mandatory event for all members.  Please plan to block off the entire afternoon for planning purposes.  Pictures will be taken indoors at the Studio.  Each dance group will have photos taken (as a group), as well as an “all company” photo.  Exact times for each group will be announced closer to the event.  Details on what to wear, how to style hair, and make-up will be sent out within the next week!

Parents Night Out at FNDA – Volunteers Needed!

Our Parents Night Out event is planned for Friday, September 30! 

  • Just like previous years, we will plan on dancing, games & crafts, pizza, and a movie for children between the ages of 3-11 (event hours are 6pm – 9pm).  We need dancers and a few parents to volunteer for the event.
  • If you/your dancer would like to VOLUNTEER for the event, click here to access the Signup Genius.
  • Volunteers MUST arrive by 5:30pm to help setup, lead activities and are expected to stay until 9:30pm for cleanup.    
    • Dancers: You will be expected to assist in various activities with the children, the entire length of the Parent Night Out event.  Dancers who volunteer can earn Beta hours for participating.
    • Minimum dancer age to volunteer is 13 years old.   If Mom/Dad has questions on whether your child should sign-up to volunteer, please feel free to email us at footnotesdanceblog@gmail.com.

Cheryl has sent the date/time out to all FootNotes families.  Please feel free to pass on info about the event to your friends and neighbors!    Click here – Use this link to signup to have your child ATTEND the event.


Rehearsal Update for Next Weekend – ELITE & PREMIER

Due to changes in testing dates, Elite & Premier rehearsal times for next Saturday, September 17 have been revised. The Master Calendar has been updated to reflect these changes. Please make sure you keep your dancer’s schedule updated.     

Saturday, September 17

  • PREMIER: Musical theatre  1:00 – 2:15pm
  • ELITE & PREMIER: Hip Hop  2:15 – 4:00pm

Master Calendar Updates – Rehearsals

The Master Calendar has been updated with several rehearsal dates and times. Please make sure you keep your dancer’s schedule updated.     

Saturday, September 17

  • ELITE & PREMIER: Hip Hop  11:00am-1:00pm
  • PREMIER: Musical theatre  1:15-2:30

Sunday, September 18

  • ENCORE, OVATION & PRIDIGY: Hip Hop 1:00-2:45
  • OVATION Jazz Removed from calendar – Madison did not need all of the scheduled time.

Saturday, September 24

  • ENCORE, OVATION & PRODIGY: Hip Hop 1:00-3:00pm

Sunday, October 2

  • ELITE & PREMIER: Hip Hop  2:00-4:00pm

Updated Choreography Times for This Weekend

The master calendar has been updated with choreography times for this weekend. Click here to view the Master Calendar. Times are as follows:

Friday, September 9

ELITE – Jazz w/ Danni: 4:00pm – 8:00pm (may run over 8pm finish time as Danni is not sure how long it will take)

Saturday, September 10

OVATION – Tap: 10:00am – 1:00pm

OVATION – Contemporary: 1:30pm – 4:00pm

BRAVO – Tap: 2:00pm – 4:30pm

ELITE – Jazz w/ Danni: 2:00pm – 6:00pm (may run over 6pm finish time as Danni is not sure how long it will take)

Sunday, September 11

OVATION – Tap: 9:30am – 11:30am

OVATION – Contemporary: 12:00pm – 2:30pm

BRAVO – Tap: 12:00pm – 2:00pm

ELITE Madison Small Group: 11:00am – 4:00pm

Dance Season Info & Medical Release Form


The Vibe Dance Season Information Communication document has been added to the Member Information webpage. This document contains IMPORTANT information about our season, including all mandatory Dance Convention and Regional Competition dates.   Please review this document in its entirety ASAP.  The dates for conventions and competitions have been added to the Master Calendar, so please get them on your calendar ASAP.   This document ALSO includes links to web pages and google forms that you may need to access in the future.   

Accommodations information for Regional “out of town” competitions is being worked on by our Hotel Logistics Team.  We will update you via the blog as soon as it is available.       

Should you have any questions about the details contained in this document, please email us at footnotesdanceblog@gmail.com.     

**Due Soon**…Reminders from the Parent Information Communication:

  • If you haven’t turned in your Vibe Contract to Cheryl, please turn it into the front desk at the Studio ASAP.  
  • The Vibe Medical Release form link is also listed in the Vibe Parent Dance Season Information Communication.  Click here to access the Medical Release form; please have it completed for your dancer by Thursday, September 1 end of day.  This form is also listed on the Team To Do List webpage.

2022 – 2023 Dates for Dance Conventions & Competitions

Click here to access the page for the 2022-2023 Dance Conventions & Competitions web page (password protected – same password as all other pages) with all of the details of our schedule.

Recital Dates

We have added the FootNotes Dress Rehearsal & Recital weekend on the Master Calendar (June 3 and June 4, 2023).  It will be held at the at the Gas South Theater (formerly the Infinite Energy Theater) in Duluth.

Other important dates that have been added to the Master Calendar include:  

  • Big/Little Sister Reveal will be on Sunday, September 18 at 3:00pm at the Studio.  Details to prepare for the event will be announced soon.  Our Big/Little Chair and team are busy planning the event now.
  • We will plan to host Parents Night Out this season on Friday, September 30. We will send a separate post with more details about the first Parents Night Out event in the next few days.
  • The Vibe Holiday Party is set for Sunday, December 11.  More details will be sent out on it closer to the event.
  • Showcase – weekend of February 17-19, 2023