New Session Begins October 5!

It seems like our August-September Session flew by, and now it’s once again time to register for dance and tumbling classes at S&S. Registration for current students will open online on Friday, September 25
Haven’t started dancing yet this year? Now is your chance. We would love to have you join a class. Registration will open to the general public on Monday, September 28. Class sizes are limited in compliance with COVID-19 regulations, and registration is first come first serve. Click here to check out our schedule.

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Registration Information Now Available

S&S School of Dance is excited to (FINALLY) announce registration for the upcoming dance year! We are so excited to see our students in the studio again and hope you will consider joining us for this (are we tired of the word “unprecedented” yet?) year.

Registration for our 6-week August-September session will begin Monday, August 17 via our online portal. You can go on anytime and set up your account, but class registration will not be available until August 17. Please take the time to read our COVID19 information page. It will alert you to the changes that have been implemented this year for the safety of our dancers, staff, and families. If you’d like to browse our schedule, you may do so here.

As always, we are just a phone call, email, or Facebook message away if you have questions. Don’t hesistate to contact us.

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Guest Instructor To Teach Hip Hop, Jazz Funk, and Contemporary

Charlotte Kane will be teaching Hip Hop, Jazz, Funk and Contemporary class at S&S School of Dance as a Guest Instructor this fall.

Charlotte began dancing at the age of 2 and has loved it ever since. She trained in Hip Hop during college under Tracey Simms and Alvin Ramirez. She was also a member of the Robert Morris University dance team. She has worked with several dance teams and studios across central Illinois and won numerous awards for choreography at dance competitions.
Her home studio is now Above and Beyond Dance Company in Rochester, Illinois, where she teaches weekly hip hop classes, as well as competition choreography in tap, jazz, contemporary, and musical theatre.

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A Dance Year Reimagined

Happy August! As most of you know, August at S&S School of Dance is usually a bustle of pre-registration phone calls, shoe ordering, and recital theme revealing. The excitement builds as a new dance year begins to unfold. 

This August, the studio has a new air of excitement. The excitement of reimagination and previously unexplored possibilities. Our goal is clear: to provide quality dance education in a safe and fun environment for as many dancers as possible. In our attempt to attain this goal, we are leaving no sequin unturned. Change is the only certainty. This dance year will be different from any our studio has seen in the past. But change has knocked on our door countless times over the past 47 years, and it has both honed and strengthened us.

So as you begin to think toward the upcoming dance year, we can assure you of the following:

1. We are committed to the safety of our community, both dance and at-large.

2. If we are able to open under the current state and local COVID requirements, we will do so in accordance with prescribed regulations.

3. We will disseminate information as soon as we can regarding fall registration. 

We are grateful for your patience and flexibility, and so very excited to see your dancer(s) at the studio soon!

Dancingly yours,

Stacy & Jade

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LOVE 2020 Recital Weekend

Well….this weekend was supposed to be the dance recital. A chance for budding local performers to express varying interpretations of LOVE 2020. I don’t know about you, but I’ve seen more expressions of LOVE in the last 7 weeks than Jade and I could have staged in a thousand recitals. What a wonderful community we live in. 
We are sad this weekend, but we are also humbled and grateful to have 45 years of memories and a quiet weekend during which to reflect on them. On Monday, we’ll orient our heads and hearts to the future, but this weekend, we’re spending some time in gratitude for the support that we’ve experience from this community for decades. Thank you!

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Dearest dancers and families, it is with heavy hearts that we have decided to temporarily close the studio. CDC guidelines discourage us from continuing classes, and we feel it is necessary to do our part to curb this pandemic. We realize that this will raise many questions regarding tuition, etc., but we ask for patience on your part as we have no policy in place for such an occurrence. Also, we see this situation change everyday and feel we must wait for the dust to settle before establishing such policy. We will miss seeing our dancers bop through the door, but we know this is best for all involved. Thank you for your understanding.

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DIVA Training offered this spring.

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Adult Tap Session Begins in February

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For our little ones….

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From our hearts to yours…..

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