LaBelle Performing Arts
Calendar 2013-2014

August 19 Classes Begin
September 2 Closed for Labor Day
October 31 Closed for Halloween and Harvest Festivals
November 1-3 Greater Gulf Coast Arts Festival
November 16-22 Costume Week (Parents Must Attend)
November 23 Costume Payments Due
November 25-30 Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
December 23-January 4 Closed for Christmas Holidays
January 31 Late Costume Payments Due
March 10-15 Costume Fitting Week (Parents Must Attend)
March 17-22 Closed for Spring Break
March 24-29 Pajama Week Fundraiser for Relay for Life
April 7-12 Picture Week (Parents Must Attend)
April 19 Final Day to Turn in Program Ads
May 9 LPA at Relay for Life at Washington High School
May 10

Deadline for T-shirt and Program orders, and Ticket Requests

May 26 Closed for Memorial Day
May 27

Ticket Pick-up Begins
(all accounts must be settled to pick-up tickets)

May 30 In-studio Rehearsal for "The Beauty Within"
(all recreational classes and solos only)
May 31 In-studio Rehearsal for "Frankenstein" (all Acts)
June 2 In-Studio Rehearsal for "Frankenstein"
Act 1 through Act 2 Scene 27 (Ballet 6-8)
June 3

In-Studio Rehearsal for "Frankenstein"
Act 2 Scene 28 (LPAC 2 and Boys Ballet) through Act 3

June 4 Tech Rehearsal for "The Beauty Within" at UWF
June 5 Dress Rehearsal for "The Beauty Within" at UWF
June 6

In-Studio Rehearsal for "The Beauty Within" (LPAC dances only, if needed)

June 7

Possible Rehearsal for "Frankenstein" dances or scenes that need extra work

June 8

"The Beauty Within" Performances at UWF
Curtain at 12 noon and 4 pm
*Awards and Cast party after the 4 pm show for all students (regardless of show)*

June 9-11 "Frankenstein" Tech Week at UWF Theatre
June 12 "Frankenstein" Performance at UWF Theatre
Curtain at 7 pm
June 13 "Frankenstein" Performance at UWF Theatre
Curtain at 7 pm
June 14 "Frankenstein" Performance at UWF Theatre
Curtain at 6 pm

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March 2014 Picture week is April 7-12. Don't forget to pack your Costumes and Costume parts. LaBelle Performing Arts supports the fight for cancer! Come join our team, Friday May 9th, 6:00 pm at Washington High School.
February 2014 Battle On The Coast is back by popular demand and will be held May 3, 2014. In Support of our Carrie Meredith, "Team Carrie" has been formed and we are showing our support by walking/running a 5K called "Raise Your Voice". Spring Break March 17 - March 22.
January 2014 If you have any remaining costume fees or payments please finish making those now. All payments should include a $15.00 late fee. Costume week is March 10-15. Please mark your calendar. Congratulations LPAC!! Our company students performed and competed at the NRG Dance Project.
December 2013 Please join us this Saturday, December 14th as we celebrate the season at the Pensacola Christmas Parade. Please don't forget that LaBelle Performing Arts will be closed for the holidays December 23rd through January 4th.
November 2013 We will begin measuring students for their showcase costumes this week (Saturday, Nov. 16). All costumes must be paid in full by November 23rd.
October 2013 Please come out to support our October market craft and gift fundraiser on Oct. 19th from 9AM-3PM at Gonzalez Methodist Church. We would like to encourage those participating in the end of the year productions to start making deposits towards your costume fees in advance of the due date.
September 2013 Welcome back to returning students and new students we are so glad you are joining us this year!! We have an amazing year planned for you. To kick things off, we have some new classes starting. We will once again perform at the Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival
June 2013 Thank you to all who helped make Cinderella and our end of year productions a success. Summer Programs!! Ballet Workshop is July 22nd-July 25th and Jazz/Contemporary Workshop is July 29th-August 1st.
May 2013 Please mark your calendars for the following mandatory rehearsal dates. Please don’t forget to turn in your ticket requests for our end of year productions. Early registration will be available at the theatre in the lobby.
April 2013 The very first Battle on the Coast in Pensacola Fl. May 4th. Picture Week is this week April 22-27!! Parents must attend! Our summer dance intensives are July 22 - August 2nd!
March 2013 The studio will be closed March 25-30th. We will resume classes on Monday, April 1st. Please enjoy your break and be safe. Recital packets were handed out during costume week.
February 2013 Congratulations to LilPac and the King Richard Foundation talent show! Do not forget to friend our LilPac crew on Facebook!
January 2013 Do not forget that your final costume payment is due January, 31 2013. Thank you to all who helped make "Around the World in 80 Days" a success!
November 2012 Tickets are now on sale for our mid-year ballet production. This performance will benefit the Snoezelen Foundation. Katie Shean will be in town November 26-28. If you are interested in taking her master classes please see the front desk
October 2012 October 24th-30th, for $1.00 you can wear a crazy costume to class. October 27 6:00-8:00 pm. Join us for food, music, games and fun fun fun!!! We are now selling dancewear!! All profits go to support this year’s mid-year ballet production.
September 2012 Welcome back to our returning students and new students. We are so glad you are joining us this year!! We have an amazing year planned for you. Each month Mr. Ashley will be choosing one piece of art to feature in our newsletter.
May 2012 The musical theatre department will hold its spring recital this Friday evening May 18th. Please mark your calendars and join us for our Spring Music Recital, Saturday, May 19 at 1:00 pm. New Parent Orientation Meeting on Saturday, May 19!
April 2012 Picture week for all classes is April 16-21. Please arrive on time prepared to shoot your photo. Masters Class with Nick Gonzalez Friday April 27th through Saturday April 28th - $20 per class. Program Ads are due April 23rd.
March 2012 Parents, it is imperative that all students attend their classes while dances are being choreographed. March 26th through the 31st is costume week. April 16th-21st is picture week for recital and showcase.
February 2012 Congratulations to LPAC!! Our company took the top prize at Dance Magic this past weekend! Our next competition will be Showstoppers on March 3rd. Don’t forget that Spring Break week is March 19-24. The studio will be closed.
January 2012 If you are a LPA Company parent, please join us on Friday January 20th @ 7:00PM for our FIRST annual Mid Year BAllet Recital. Our winter music recital will be held Saturday January 21st @ 1:00PM. Any outstanding costume payments for our end of year production need to be paid by Jan 31st.
December 2011 The studio will be closed from December 19-31 for Christmas and New Years. LaBelle Performing Arts Company performed in the Pensacola Christmas Parade Saturday December 10. Look for pictures and videos on our Facebook page!
November 2011 Please come support our dancers at the Gulf Coast Arts Festival on November 5-6. Costume week will be November 12-19. Students and parents need to attend their classes to get measured and make final costume payments.
October 2011 The studio will hold a dance party fundraiser on Saturday October 29th. This party is for students of LPA. Don’t forget to wear a costume to class the entire week of Oct. 24-29th. Pay one dollar each time you join in. Last year’s costumes were amazing so let’s make it a success this year!!
September 2011 Welcome back, and thank you for giving us the opportunity to work with you this year. We are so very excited about the 2011-2012 school year! LaBelle Performing Arts has blossomed into an amazing dream come true, and we are so thankful that you are a part of that dream.
May 2011 The LaBelle Performing Arts (LPA) Music Department will hold its recital this Saturday May 14th beginning at 1:00. Showcase Tech Rehearsals will be at the UWF Theater. It is located in Building 82, 11000 University Parkway on the UWF Campus. You can find directions and a map on our website at Showcase Information.
April 2011 The LaBelle Performing Arts (LPA) Music Department is proud to announce that our first ever Musical Theatre Class is going to present HAVEN'T A CLUE, Saturday, April 9th at 2:00 PM. Master Classes with Albee Friday April 15th. Classes will be open to all students for $15.00/class.
March 2011 Attendance to classes and rehearsal is extremely important. Please plan on attending our Theatre Bunco Tournament March 19th at 5:00. The tournament will be held at our studio to raise money for microphones for this year’s production. Our grand prize winner will receive a luxury weekend package for two at Wind Creek Casino including spa treatments, and dinner at Fire. Please invite your friends!!!
February 2011 Attendance to classes and rehearsal is extremely important. If you are aware of any absences that will take place between February and June please advise your teacher. Please plan on attending our Theatre Bunco Tournament March 19th at 5:00. The tournament will be held at our studio to raise money for microphones for this year’s production.
January 2011 Happy New Year! Now that we are in the second half of our school year, we will begin to focus on competition and recital pieces. Attendance to classes and rehearsal is extremely important. If you are aware of any absences that will take place between January and June please advise your teacher.
December 2010 The studio will be closed December 20th –January 2nd for the Christmas and New Years holidays. A mandatory Workshop and Auditions for the Home School Programs will be held January 15th and classes begin January 21st. Both programs will include performance opportunities. You can check out more information on the Home School Program by clicking this link LPA Home School Choir.
November 2010 Next week classes will be open to our parents for observation. We are extremely proud of our students work and hope that you will come and show your support. These classes will also include time for costume measurements to be taken for the end of year productions. Please be sure that at least one parent is present during each class to attend to your child’s needs. Costume payments are due by November 20th.
October 2010 During this month, if you refer a new student to LPA you will receive a $10 credit to your account.  Jacob Patrick will be in town November 3rd and 4th for Hip-Hop master classes.
September 2010 Brian and I would like to welcome everyone back.  We are so excited to begin the 2010-2011 year. Last year was amazing, but we hope to incorporate some of the suggestions made in the end-of-year evaluations to better serve our students.
May 2010 We will be holding extra rehearsals for “The Enchanted Wardrobe” and our afternoon recital “LaBelle’s Enchanted”. Please check your emails and our walls regularly for announcements and schedules. These rehearsals are needed to pull certain dances together.
April 2010 Your students should have received their costumes for the end of year concert this week.  If there are any questions about this please notify the front desk so that they can be addressed.  Don't Forget, Yearbook ads are due!
March 2010 Don't Forget, yearbook ads are due back no later than Saturday April 17th.  If you sell the most (minimum of $1000.00 in sells) you will be featured on the cover of our souvenir program.
February 2010 Beginning Feb 1st, students who arrive late to classes will receive a tardy mark.  Allowances will be made for students whose classes overlap. Thank you for your understanding, and continued support!!
January 2010 Welcome back!  We hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas and New Years.  Now it's time to work off the Turkey!  We now offer Zumba and many other fitness classes!!
 

 

 

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