Download PDF of full Calendar of Events 2017-2018 (as of November 16, 2017)

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Coaching Schedule updated end of September

Vimy PD Day – Vimy RAD exam rehearsals; regular ESB classes – Monday, November 27, 2017

Christmas Poinsettias Sale – support our program! Orders due Saturday, November 25, 2017

Safeway & Sobeys Gift Cards – support Vimy Dance! Orders due Saturday, November 25, 2017

Snow Flake Gala (Junior Company) – Monday, December 11, 2017 (SHAW Conference Centre)

EFB ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (with ECD, Jr. Co., and ESB dancers) – Wednesday, December 13 – Saturday, December 16, 2017 (at Grant MacEwan downtown, Triffo Centre)

For tickets to ‘Twas – check out the www.efbdance.com website

Vimy Dance – December Alternate Schedule – Monday, December 18 – Friday, December 22, 2017 (at ESB)

Vimy Mandatory Dance Exams (in class) – Monday, December 18 – Wednesday, December 20, 2017 (at ESB)

Last Day of VIMY/ESB classes before Christmas break – Friday, December 22, 2017  (at ESB)

Closed for Christmas Break inclusive – Saturday, December 23, 2017 – Friday, January 5, 2018 (Inclusive)

ESB Classes resume – Saturday, January 6, 2018

Vimy Classes resume – Monday, January 8, 2018

2017 Post Holiday Drive Up and Drop Off Bottle Drive in support of ESB and Vimy Dance – Saturday, January 13, 2018 (at ESB)

Volunteers needed for the hair and make-up workshop – Sunday, January 21, 2018

Hair and Make-up Workshop – for dancers and for parents of young dancers – Sunday, January 21,  2018 (at ESB)

Vimy Mid-Year Parent/Student Conferences – Tuesday, January 23 & Wednesday, January 24, 2018 (at ESB) **alternate Vimy classes

Vimy Dance Audition #1 – Saturday, January 27, 2018; 5:30pm (at ESB)

Spring Show ticket sales – Saturday, January 27, 2018 (at ESB)

RAD Grades Exams – February 1 – March 18, 2018 (dates TBC) (at ESB)

Cecchetti Exam Tryouts (Majors and Grades) (in class) (updated) – February TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Myer Horowitz Theatre Maps (2 pages)

Spring Show Technical Rehearsal Intro Letter

ESB Spring Show – Technical Rehearsal – Volunteer Sign-up Information

Spring Show Technical Rehearsals (ballet classes; in lieu of regular classes Jr. 1 and up) – Saturday, February 3, 2018 (at ESB)

Vimy Open House (all Vimy dancers involved) – Regular ESB CLASSES – Thursday, February 8, 2018 (7:00 – 9:00pm) (at ESB/Vimy)

PD Day – Vimy Spring Show dress/technical rehearsal – Friday February 9, 2018

Solo & Duet Show – Saturday, February 10, 2018 (regular ESB classes) (at Myer Horowitz) and Solo & Duet Show DVD and Blu-ray order form

Vimy Spring Show Technical Rehearsal – Thursday, February 15, 2018

Closed for Family Day (no Vimy or ESB classes) – Saturday, February 17 – Monday, February 19, 2018

EFB Gala Performance (EFB, ECD, Jr. Co.) – Saturday, February 24, 2018 (at Grant MacEwan downtown; Triffo theatre)

Teacher’s Convention – No Vimy or ESB Dance Classes – Thursday, March 1, and Friday March 2, 2018 **regular ESB classes, Saturday, March 3, 2018

Vimy/ESB Spring Show Dress Rehearsal/Photo Day (ballet classes) Intro Letter

ESB Spring Show Dress Rehearsal/Photo Day Schedule – Sunday, March 4, 2018 (Teacher’s Convention weekend) (at ESB)

Vimy Spring Show Dress Rehearsal/Photo Day Schedule – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

ESB Spring Show Dress Rehearsal/Photo Day Schedule – Saturday, March 3, and Sunday, March 4, 2018 (Teacher’s Convention weekend) (at ESB)

Spring Show – Dress Rehearsal – Volunteer Information

Dance Power General Schedule of Events

Vimy Dance Audition #2 – Friday, March 9, 2018; 6:15pm (at ESB)

Spring Show Poster

Spring Show Cast List

Spring Show Hair and Make-up Requirements – ESB Make-up Resource

Spring Show DVD Order Form

Spring Show Stage Rehearsals – Vimy Show Day Info

Parking and Lobby information – Jubilee auditorium

Spring Show Stage Rehearsals and Performances – Sunday, March 18, 2018 (at Jubilee)

Closed for Spring Break & Easter Break – Monday, March 26 – Monday, April 2, 2018 (inclusive)

Santana Dance Competition – Thursday, April 5 – Sunday, April 8, 2018 (at Arden Theatre)

Contemporary Show Ticket Sales – Saturday, April 7, 2018 (at ESB)

Vimy Dance Audition #3 – Saturday, April 7, 2018; 5:30 (at ESB)

Peak Dance Competition – Monday, April 9 – Sunday, April 15, 2018 (at Myer Horowitz Theatre)

Contemporary Show Dress Rehearsal Intro Letter

Hair, Makeup, Shoe, and Tights requirements for Contemporary Show #2 & ADF

Make-up Kit Information

Vimy Contemporary Show Dress Rehearsal Schedule (jazz, lyrical, modern) – Thursday, April 12, 2018 (at ESB)

Standing Ovation Competition – Wednesday, April 17 – Sunday, April 22, 2018 (at Myer Horowitz Theatre)

Contemporary Show Dress Rehearsal Intro Letter

ESB Contemporary Show Dress Rehearsal Schedule (jazz, lyrical, tap, modern, flamenco, hip hop) – ESB – Sunday, April 22, 2018 (at ESB)

ESB Registration Start Day for 2017/18 Season – Sunday, April 29, 2018 (at ESB)

PD Day – Vimy Contemporary Show Rehearsals; Regular ESB classes – Monday, April 30, 2018

Vimy Contemporary Show #2 Introduction Letter

DVD Order form – Contemporary Shows 2018

ESB Contemporary Show #2, ADF, and Variations – Stage Rehearsals Schedules – Wednesday, May 2, and Friday, May 4, 2018 (at Myer Horowitz)

ESB Contemporary Show #2 – Friday, May 4, 2018 (at Myer Horowitz)

University of Alberta parking information

Alberta Dance Festival – TBA Saturday, May 5 – Wednesday, May 9, 2018 (inclusive) (at Myer Horowitz)

Represent Dance Competition (Hip Hop only) – Thursday, May 10 – Sunday, May 13, 2018 (at Myer Horowitz)

Victoria Day Long Weekend – NO Classes – Saturday, May 19 – Monday, May 21, 2018 (at ESB)

Days in Lieu no Vimy Classes – Friday, May 18 and Tuesday, May 22, 2018

ESB Parent’s Committee Bottle Drive – Saturday, May 26, 2018

Village of Hope Fundraiser and Performance (EFB, ECD, and Jr. Company) – Saturday, May 26, 2017 (in the morning) (St. Albert Seniors Center)

ECD’s Essence of Dance (with EFB & Jr. Co.) – Sunday, May 27, 2018 (at Grant MacEwan downtown; Triffo Theatre)

Cecchetti Ballet Exams – June 1 – 10, 2018 (dates TBC) (at ESB)

Vimy Awards Night – Thursday, June 7, 2018 (at Vimy)

Awards – Sunday, June 10, 2018 (at Grant MacEwan downtown; Triffo theatre)

Vimy Grade 12 Commencements – Monday, June 11, 2018 (at Citadel Theatre)

Vimy Grade 12 Grad Banquet – Friday, June 15, 2018 (TBA)

Last Day of ESB classes – Monday, June 18, 2018 (at ESB)

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ESB Summer Dance Intensive 2018 – August 7 – 17, 2018 (at ESB)

ESB Summer Dance Show Rehearsal Schedule – Saturday, August 18, 2018 (at Myer Horowitz Theatre)

Summer Dance Show – hair and make-up requirements (for at TBA) and ESB Summer Dance Show DVD order form

Myer Horowitz Theatre Map

EFB ‘Twas Auditions – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Junior Teachers’ Course – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Vimy Classes Begin – TBA 2018 (at ESB/Vimy)

EFB Company Audition Class – TBA 2018

ECD Company Audition – TBA 2018

Jr. Company Audition – TBA 2018

Vimy Dance Start-up Schedule – Fall 2018

ESB Classes Begin – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Ballet Progressions Workshop – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Level 5 Pointe Auditions – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Vimy bodysuit order form – bodysuits available in the office to try for size

Thanksgiving Weekend – ESB closed – TBA 2018

Vimy Fall Break – TBA 2018

RWB guest class for Vimy students – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Mini-Lead Workshop – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Mini-lead and Assistant handout

ESB & Vimy Dance Wear Sale – TBA 2018 (online)

Solo & Duet Show Entries and Payment due – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Solo Entry Form

Duet Entry Form

Cecchetti Workshop – Cover Letter – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Cecchetti Workshop – Schedule – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Cecchetti Workshop – Registration Package – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Halloween Crazy Dance Dress Day – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Winter Celebration (all Vimy dancers plus ESB prep classes) – TBA 2018 (Grant MacEwan downtown, Triffo Theatre) and DVD order form

Allard Hall – 1st Floor Traffic Flow

Allard Hall – 2nd Floor Traffic Flow

RAD Exam Selections (in class) Vocational and Grades – TBA 2018 (at ESB)

Vimy Fall Break (Regular ESB Classes – except closed on Sat, Nov 11) – TBA 2018