Friday, February 1, 2013
Dance Recital Date Announced
Centre Stage Studios has announced the date of its annual spring recital. Dancers will take the stage at Kaskaskia College
in Centralia on Saturday, June 8, 2013.
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Monday, November 5, 2012
Centre Stage Dance Studio will be hosting its 5th annual Children's Benefit performance at 3 p.m. December 9th at
the Centralia Cultural Society located on the corner of Pleasant and Rexford Streets in Centralia.
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performance, MistelToes, will feature dancers ages 3 to 17 dancing to a variety of Christmas favorites in tap, ballet and
The public is welcome to this event. Donations will be collected at the door which opens for
seating at 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 7, 2012
Centre Stage Dance Studio in Mt. Vernon Parade
CSS will be once again joining the floats in Mt. Vernon's Harvest Festival Parade.
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This year's event steps
off at 2 p.m. on Saturday October 20th. Our theme is Pumpkin Paloosa so all participating dancers are asked to wear
ORANGE. We will pass out orange paper plates so each dancer can create her own pumpkin sign to wave as they ride the
streets of downtown Mt. Vernon.
Please sign the registration page posted near the front door so that we
know how many dancers to expect.
Thank you - Last year we won a trophy for our float! Maybe this year we
can repeat - HAH. I'm just kidding we don't do this for trophies but for fun. Each year the kids do seem to really
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
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Mt Vernon boasts two dance studios, two gymnastic facilities and a host of other activities for our youth and it is always
a thrill to get to the point where Centre Stage Dance Studios has to announce:
we have had the JOYFUL job of closing registration for some of dance classes because they are filled to capacity!!!
If you are at Elementary Tap/Ballet Combination Class Level II please call the studio so that we can place
you either on a waiting list or in a, yet to be determined, course of study.
Those interested in Preschool
Introduction to Movement and Elementary Tap/Ballet Combination Class Level I still have a class option available to you as
of this date.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
We are almost there!!
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Mt. Vernon welcomes a new season of dance at Centre Stage Studios! Registrations are quickly coming in and the studio
is coming back to life after a restful (HAH) summer vacation.
Classes will begin September 4th so get ready to DANCE!
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Dance classes now OPEN
Those wishing to register ONLINE for dance classes this fall may do so at any time.
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For those wishing to
register ONSITE we will be at the studio from 4:30-6:00 p.m. August 2nd.
Current dancers will receive their annual
registration packet in the mail shortly.
WE ARE EXCITED TO GET THIS NEW DANCE YEAR STARTED!!
remainder of your summer.
Saturday, July 7, 2012
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CENTRE STAGE'S 2012/2013 DANCE CLASS SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED BY THE END OF JULY. REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN
DON'T MISS OUT ON A GREAT SEASON OF DANCE!
SAMPLE DANCE COURSES OFFERED TO MT VERNON
AND THE SURROUNDING AREA INCLUDE:
TAP/BALLET/POINTE/MODERN/CONTEMPORARY/PRESCHOOL/MUSICAL THEATER/ELEMENTARY DANCE COMBINATIONS/PERSONAL
Thursday, May 17, 2012
The summer activities are taking their toll on our session and so it has been determined that, "due to lack of enthusiasm
for ANOTHER thing to cram into the month of JULY," Centre Stage dancers, teachers and parents are taking a vacation.
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Dance classes will resume at the end of August. Those already members of our studio will receive a fall registration
packet by the end of July.
Those looking to join the studio should call 618/244-3710 to leave your address
so that further information can be sent to you.
Thank you, have a GREAT summer! Wendy
Monday, April 30, 2012
Summer Dance Classes Now Available!
Summer dance classes for Centre Stage Studios are now open for registration. Dancers can be enrolled on a per class
basis or for the entire 6 week Summer Semester. Those interested should call the studio at 618/244-3710 to register
or for more information.
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Dance Recital Theme Announced
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Centre Stage Studios has announced its 2012 Annual Dance Recital Theme:
A feast prepared at the barre not cooked on the stove!
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
RECITAL DATE SET IN STONE
The recital contracts are all out and the date has been set for June 2nd, 2012. The venue is Kaskaskia College and the
curtain will rise at 6:30 p.m.
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Dress rehearsal will also be at the KC and is set for THURSDAY, May 31st at 6:00
Gary Janello will be doing the recital videos for us again this year!
Thank you....practice your
dance steps...attend class regularly...HAVE FUN!
Monday, January 2, 2012
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
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We have come to that time of year when we have to officially close registration to any new students. Dancers interested
in the programs at Centre Stage are invited to call the studio at 244-3710 for further information. Thank you.
Monday, November 28, 2011
A Star Is Born
While we celebrate the staging of "A Star Is Born" I want to celebrate ALL my stars. You were all fantastic
back-stage, did great with your dances, and helped other children by raising a whopping $1,181!!!
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your talents for the benefit of others is a great and wonderful thing to do. I admire each and every one of you.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Great Dress Rehearsal
We had a great dress rehearsal this evening for our benefit performance. A Star Is Born will take the Centralia Cultural
Society's stage at 4 p.m. THIS Saturday!
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No classes Wednesday (tomorrow)!! We'll see everyone between 3-3:30 on
Saturday. Please double-check your costumes, shoes and pocketbooks before leaving home.
Remember, this is
a charitable benefit. We will have a bake sale and be collecting donations at the door as you come in AND as you leave.
Love you all! W
Monday, October 31, 2011
A STAR IS BORN
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Centre Stage Studios' annual benefit performance will feature the Christmas Story told as only dancers can tell it.
"A Star Is Born" will be stage at 4 p.m. on November 26th at the Centralia Cultural Society on the corners of Pleasant
and Rexford Streets.
Donations collected during the performance will go directly and IN FULL to local children's
The public is welcome to join us for this celebration or art, giving, and Christmas spirit.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Halloween Day Dance Classes
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In "honor" of Halloween Centre Stage will not hold dance classes on the 31st EXCEPT Miss Wendy' 4:30 Elementary
class. Those lucky dancers will be finished by 5:30 and have plenty of trick or treat time left.
classes will take a "snow day" so that they don't miss one of childhood's favorite nights.
Sunday, October 16, 2011
Harvest of Helping Hands
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Thursday, August 25, 2011
ANNUAL STUDIO-WIDE GARAGE SALE
Parents: Please remember that Centre Stage Studios' annual garage sale begins on the first day of class!
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you have any outgrown dance shoes or apparel that you would like to sell please bring it marked and on a hanger if necessary
to your first class. Tap, Ballet and Jazz shoes are always being sought so dig into those dance
bags and have your dancer try on last year's shoes...if they don't fit SELL them to help defray the cost of a new pair!
Items should be clean and in good overall shape. Please mark them with your name and the amount
of price you would like to receive for them.
All items will be displayed in the entrance hall of our studio.
The sooner you bring your item in the better chance you have of selling them.
Our first classes begin on Tuesday,
Sept. 6th. The studio doors will open at 4 p.m.
Monday, August 22, 2011
CENTRE STAGE OF MT VERNON WELCOMES THE YOUNG DANCER!
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Due to an overwhelming response to our preschool program we are adding an additional "Introduction to Movement"
dance class for children 3 & 4 years of age.
This class is designed to introduce the young student to
dance by use of imaginary friends, silly songs, and general goofiness.
Those interested should contact Wendy
directly at her home, 755-9310.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
FALL DANCE SCHEDULE SET
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Our finalized course schedule has now been set - IN STONE (hah). We will be calling those with adjustments but please
double-check your class on our schedule page just in case!
I am anxious to get started and eager to see all of
your smiling faces. -W
Friday, July 29, 2011
Dance Class Schedule UPDATES
Fall registration is underway and already we have filled the Tuesday Preschool class! Another Preschool class is open
on Thursday and it still has a few spots left so, if you have a preschooler interested in dance, please contact me as
soon as possible to avoid being wait-listed.
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For our older Elementary dancers: If you will re-check
the schedule you will notice that we have fixed a conflict between Elem Tap and Elem Ballet so now you can take them both!
Those interested in Int/Adv Modern should contact Wendy to discuss the best options for scheduling.