2020-2021 Calendar

INCLEMENT WEATHER CLOSINGS: Halestone Dance Studio follows the Lexington City School closings for inclement weather only. Cancelled classes will be rescheduled if possible.  

CLASSES ARE NOT CANCELLED for Lexington City or Rockbridge County teacher work-days or minor holidays. 

August 2020

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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2
  • rehearse Margaret's senior piece (Senior Company)
  • rehearse Adv Sem (Adv Sem)
  • rehearse The Party (Clogging, Tap 2, Jazz 2, & Senior Company)
3
  • Mixed Media & Arts Camp (ages
4
  • Mixed Media & Arts Camp (ages
5
  • Mixed Media & Arts Camp (ages
6
  • Mixed Media & Arts Camp (ages
7
  • Mixed Media & Arts Camp (ages
8
  • Celebration for Graduating Seniors - outside
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10
  • Ballet III - inside rehearsal
11
  • Intro to Dance Tech: Modern & Ballet, Int. Seminar, Adv. Seminar - outside rehearsal
12
  • Kinder Ballet - outside rehearsal
  • Contemporary/Ballet - inside rehearsal
13
  • Kinder CM (TH), Tues. & Sat. CM, Senior Comp. - outside rehearsal
  • Clogging & Tap 2 - outside rehearsal
  • Jazz 1 & 2 - outside rehearsal
  • Jazz 1 & Intro to Dance Tech: Tap & Jazz - outside rehearsal
  • Jazz I & 2, Senior Comp., Clogging, Tap 2, Intro to Dance Tech: Tap & Jazz - outside rehearsal
14
  • Laura's Friday 4:30 CM - outside rehearsal
  • Intro to Dance Technique: Modern & Ballet - outside rehearsal
  • Jr. Company - outside rehearsal
15
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17
  • Ballet I, II & III – inside rehearsal
  • Ballet III – inside rehearsal
18
  • Intro to Dance Tech, Int. Sem, Adv. Sem - rehearsal
  • Advanced Sem - outside rehearsal *IF needed, if not, we will cancel**
  • Senior Company - outside rehearsal
19
  • Kinder Ballet - outside rehearsal
  • Contemporary/Ballet Mix – inside rehearsal
20
  • Kinder CM (TH), Tues. & Sat. CM, & Senior Company - outside rehearsal
  • Clogging & Tap 2 - outside rehearsal
  • Jazz 1 & 2 - outside rehearsal
  • Jazz I + Intro to Dance Tech: Tap & Jazz - outside rehearsal
  • Jazz I & 2, Senior Comp, Clogging, Tap 2, Intro to Dance Tech: Tap & Jazz - outside rehearsal
21
  • Laura's Friday CM - outside rehearsal
  • Laura's Intro to Dance Tech: Ballet & Modern - outside rehearsal
  • Jr. Company - outside rehearsal
22
23
24
  • Show A spacing
25
  • Show B spacing
26
  • Show A dress rehearsal
27
  • Show B dress rehearsal
28
  • Show A Recital
29
  • Show B Recital
30
  • RAIN DATE: Show A & B
31
  • Easing Into Yoga
  • Intro to Dance Technique
  • Creative Movement A
  • Jazz II
  • Jazz III

The 2020-2021 Season of Dance – our 43rd year!

  • August 28th and 29th, A Celebration of Sound and Movement, a Halestone Recital at Boxerwood Gardens
  • August 31, First Day of Classes
  • September 7, Classes cancelled for Labor Day
  • November 25-29, Thanksgiving Break
  • December 4th, Halestone performance with Lexington Christmas Parade
  • December 20January 5, Winter Break
  • January 6, First day of classes after winter break
  • January 18th, Classes cancelled for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • April 5-11, Spring Break
  • April 12-17, Regular class schedule rearranged to prepare for Spring Concert
  • April 19-23,Regular class schedule rearranged to prepare for Spring Concert
  • April 24, 25Year End Performance
  • May 22, Last Day of Classes

Other important dates:

  • Dance Calendar Year, August 31st – May 22nd
  • Tuition Payments Due, the 1st of the month, (Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar, April, May)
  • 2020-2021 Quarters:
    • First Quarter, August 31 – October 24
    • Second Quarter, October 26 – December 19
    • Third Quarter, January 4 – March 6
    • Fourth Quarter, March 8 – May 22
  • Company Prep Fridays: September 18th, October 16th, November 20th, December 4th, and December 11th
  • Adult Ensemble Sessions: 
    • Session 1: August 31st-September 27th (4-weeks)
    • Session 2: September 28th-November 15th (7-weeks)
    • Session 3: November 16th-December 20th (4-weeks)
  • Semi-Private Ballet Dates: 
    • 5:30-6:30 pm and 6:30-7:30 pm schedule on: Sept 4, 11, 25; Oct 2, 9, 23; and Nov 6, 13; Dec 18)
    • 6:30-7:30 pm and 7:30-8:30 pm schedule on Sept 18, Oct 16, Nov 20, and Dec 11)

 

Mission

The Halestone Foundation enriches the Rockbridge area by providing access to quality dance experiences and education in nurturing environments. We foster the creative process, artistic excellence, and joy.  We empower individuals and communities to make, perform, and experience original dance as a theoretical, technical, and expressive art.

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Your donation helps us do what we do best – educate young movers and shakers! Donate Today!

Halestone is supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts

The Halestone Foundation

The Halestone Foundation is a non-profit organization that houses Halestone Dance Studio and its community outreach.

We are led by a volunteer board: Ann Courtney - President, Joel Kuehner - VP, Jessica Sullivan, Don Henk, Daniel Hinkle, Stephanie Hodde, Jessica Dixon, Robb Zahm, Erin Graves - members at large.
If you have questions about being a member of the board please contact the board at board@halestone.com

Accessibility

Halestone Dance Studio is handicap accessible, with a cement ramp to the door and a wheel-chair accessible bathroom.

We endeavor to make all of our events and classes accessible to all who desire to be there. Please contact us if you need a particular accommodation for one of our events.

Get in Touch

Artistic Director, Mauri Connors
director@halestone.com

Contact the Board of Directors
board@halestone.com

Studio Manager, Elizabeth Becker
studiomanager@halestone.com

Phone: (540) 463-7444

Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 1583 
Lexington, Virginia 24450