We are busy working towards
our open house classes and Showtime 2019.
More details for each are shown below.
Our open house lessons take place as follows:
Seniors – Wednesday 6th March. Students arrive at their normal time for lessons, parents arrive to start at 7pm
Inters – Saturday 9th March – ALL students arrive at 10.30, parents arrive to start at 1.30pm. Audience places for inters are limited to 2 per child, due to the size of the class.
Juniors – Friday 8th March. Parents are invited to watch the whole class from the stage area.
First Steps – Saturday 9th
March. Parents are invited to watch the
whole class from the stage area.
Please arrive promptly to
avoid disruption to the whole class.
Tuesday 28th & Wednesday 29th May 2019
The performances will be in
the evenings, but there will be a dress rehearsal on the afternoon of Tuesday
28th at The Civic Hall. All
staff, Juniors, Inters and Seniors to arrive at 2.30pm. All First Steps to arrive to start 6pm.
There will also be dress rehearsals
on Saturday 18th and 25th May at the Village Hall in
Stoke Golding from 1.30 – 3.30pm. All
students to arrive for a 1.30pm prompt start.
First Steps class can be
collected at 2.30pm. Please can all
Inters students be in from 10.30am on the rehearsal days. There will be no Performing Arts classes on
the dress rehearsal days.
Tickets are on sale from The
Civic Hall Box office on 02476 376707 or on their website. All tickets are priced at £11 each. As usual
all profits will be donated to charity.
This time the charity will be The Down’s Syndrome Association (reg
Charity No. 1061474)
As always, the show can only
go ahead with the help and support of parents.
We ask that Mums could help back stage for one of the nights. We have to have support in the dressing rooms
to be able to put on the show, and really appreciate your help. Please let Donna know if you are able to
help, and if you have a preference to which night. We will hold a meeting closer to the time to
discuss what is needed, but if you have any queries, please speak to
Donna. We also hold a raffle that is
drawn during the interval each night, and appreciate any prize donations. All proceeds go to the charity.
Calling all Dads!! The rehearsals will start for the Dads dance on Saturday 16th March from 3.30 – 4.00. Please let Donna know if you would like a place.
Mardi Gras – 10th to 12th August
Rehearsals the whole
troupe will begin rehearsals from Saturday 2nd February between
12.00-12.30pm. This will continue until
to the Lee Academy show (dates above).
There will then be two final
rehearsals; on Saturday 6th July between 12.00 – 1.00 and on FRIDAY
9th August from 4.30 – 6.15pm. The last being compulsory.
Please note Lee Academy is
closed for two weeks over Easter, and there will be no Mardi Gras rehearsals on
Saturdays 20th and 27th April.
We are working towards a
professional level and as such we require 100% commitment to rehearsals.
A reminder that all dancers
and their families are responsible for their own travel arrangements to and
Uniform and Dates for your
have a selection of second hand uniforms, shoes and fleeces available in the
school shop. All items are priced at £3,
and the funds either go to the previous owner or towards the school Christmas
First steps and Junior
Please can you order First Steps
and Junior uniforms through Donna. A
sample of each size will be available to try on before ordering. The cost will
be £28.50 payable at the time of ordering, cheques payable to The Lee Academy. All first steps and juniors should wear black
ankle socks with their uniforms.
Inters uniform can be purchased
from Chorus Line in Hinckley. Contact
number is 01455 615533.
should wear a Lee Academy top with Jazz pants or black combat/ tracksuit
bottoms or an all in one. For exams, the uniform is different see Donna if you
fleeces and sweatshirts
order t-shirts and fleeces from Becky on a Saturday morning between
9.00-10.30am on the above Lee Academy number.
Cheques are to be made payable to S V Baldock. We would be grateful for payment at the time
of ordering, as we have to pay Mr Baldock at the time of delivery.
Dates for your diary
Showtime 2019 Tuesday 28th
& Wednesday 29th May 2019
Dress Rehearsal Saturday 18th & 25th May 2019
Gras Final rehearsal Saturday 6th July 12-1 and Friday 9th
August 4.30-6.15pm (Compulsory)
February to Saturday 13th April
Academy closed Sunday 14th
April to Tuesday 30th April
May to Wednesday 29th (Show)
Academy closed Friday 31st
May & Saturday 1st June
June to Saturday 27th July
Academy closed 28th
July to 31st August (Exception Mardi Gras rehearsal on 9th
September to Saturday 26th October
October to Saturday 14th December
Christmas Party Sunday 15th
Academy closed 16th
December 7th January 2020
restart Wednesday 8th January 2020