Monday, December 18, 2017

Winter Challenge: Touch Your Toes Once a Day!

Join the challenge! Keep your dancer flexibility during the break so that when you return to class you can keep on improving! Use the chart below and simply color in the day after you do your toe-touching stretch!

       12/23              12/24            12/25      
1/11/2    1/31/4    1/5

Studio Updates 12/13/2017

* Winter Recital is Almost Here *
Where: Schurz High School
When: Sunday January 28th 2pm rehearsal, 4pm performance
More details about drop off/ pick up and ticketing procedures soon to come!

* Holiday Break *
Music House will be closed December 23rd through January 5th. Don't worry though, holiday camp is here! Inquire at the front desk for more details. 

Answer to Last Issue's Trivia

Question: This originator of ballet lived in the palace of Versailles and is famous for their role in the ballet "The Sun King". Who is this person?

Answer: King Louis XIV
Kin Louis XIV established the Academie Royale de Danse, the world's first ballet school and is most famous for his appearance as Apollo, The God of the Sun

Monday, December 4, 2017

Studio Updates: 11/29/2017

Studio Updates: Thank you to all families who attended our open houses! We made some new friends and had a blast singing and dancing with the Music House Community!

Save the date for our winter dance recital: January 28th 2018 4pm. More Updates to come soon!

Chicago Dance Radar: It's Nutcracker Season!

Chicago Dance Radar: It’s Nutcracker Season!

Experience the magic of the holidays with this classic tale of holiday magic and wonder. Toy soldiers come to life, sugar plums dance about, don’t miss your opportunity to catch one of these incredible performances of a timeless ballet.

The Joffrey Ballet Nutcracker
December 1-30th 
The Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University
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Ballet Chicago Nutcracker
Friday, December 8 and 15th 7pm
Saturday, December 9 and 16th 2pm and 7pm
Sunday, December 10 and 17th 2pm
Athenaeum Theatre Chicago

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Trivia Time! 11/29/2017

This week’s question: This originator of ballet lived in the palace of Versailles and is famous for their role in the ballet ‘The Sun King’. Who is this person?

Stay tuned for the answer!


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