Longwood Performing Arts News

October Events at LPA

Tuesday, October 24 – Monday, October 30, 2017
Halloween Costumes

Dancers are invited to wear their Halloween costumes to class! Please make sure dancers can move in their costumes.

October 28, 2017 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Trunk or Treat

Come to this free and unique event – an alternative way of trick-or-treating. Decorated cars will be lined up in the LPA parking lot passing out goodies to children in Halloween costumes. Longwood Dance Company will perform their traditional “Thriller” piece. To get involved, contact the LPA office!

October 29, 2017 3:00 pm
Halloween Parade

Join Longwood Dance Company as they perform in Kennett’s 12th annual Halloween Parade.

October 31, 2017
No classes on Halloween

All classes will be canceled on the evening of Halloween!

 

Saturday, October 21 Rehearsal Schedule

Company Warm Up
Sam’s Jazz
Nutcracker Overture
Be Our Guest
Thriller

Shannon’s Modern
Amanda’s Jazz
Angela’s Modern
Cristina’s Tap
Midnight Clear

Last Christmas
Nutcracker March
Christmas Island
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:45 am – 12:30 pm
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Saturday, October 14 Rehearsal Schedule

Company TBD
Thriller
Dolls, Marzipan, Candy Canes, Waltz
Arabian, Sugar Plum
Tea, Spanish

Be Our Guest
Snow
Angela’s Modern
Sleeping Beauty Fairies
Sam’s Jazz

Cristina’s Tap
Midnight Clear
Shannon’s Modern
Nutcracker Overture

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays
Ginger Sweets
Nutcracker March
Christmas Island

10:00 am – 11:15 pm
11:15 pm – 11:45 pm
11:45 pm – 12:30 pm
11:45 pm – 12:30 pm
11:45 pm – 12:30 pm

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

2:45 pm – 3:30 pm
2:45 pm – 3:30 pm
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Saturday, October 7 Rehearsal Schedule

Company TBD
Dolls, Marzipan, Candy Canes, Arabian
Spanish, Tea
Waltz
Be Our Guest

Nutcracker Overture
Sleeping Beauty Fairies
Amanda’s Dance
Nutcracker March
Snow

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays
Angela’s Modern
Shannon’s Modern
Cristina’s Tap
Ginger Sweets

Sam’s Jazz
Christmas Island
Midnight Clear
Christmas Island

10:00 am – 11:00 am
11:00 am – 11:45 am
11:45 am – 12:00 pm
11:45 pm – 12:30 pm
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm

LPA 40th Anniversary Party

Longwood Performing Arts is entering our 40th year of dance education! Our 40th anniversary party is an opportunity for students, families, and LPA supporters (past and present) to connect and reminisce. There will be food, music, throwback photos, and more. Join us September 24 from 5-8 pm at The Creamery in Kennett Square to share in our passion for dance and our 40 year legacy.

Saturday, September 30 Rehearsal Schedule

Jingle Bell Rock
Sleeping Beauty Fairies
Candy Canes/Arabian
Tea/Spanish
Sam’s Jazz Dance
Dolls/Sugar Plum

Midnight Clear
Nutcracker Overture
Marzipan/Waltz
Angela Modern
Cristina Tap
Last Christmas

10:00 am – 11:00 am
11:00 am – 11:45 am
11:45 am – 12:30 pm
11:45 am – 12:30 pm
11:45 am – 12:30 pm
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

 

Saturday, September 23 Rehearsal Schedule

LDC Contemporary Master Class
Thriller
Angela Modern Dance
Cristina Tap Dance
Midnight Clear
Last Christmas

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

Holiday Magic Auditions 2017

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Levels 4, 5, & A

Times TBA

1-707

Longwood Performing Arts will be presenting their 17th annual winter performance, “Holiday Magic” in December 2017.  “Holiday Magic” is a great way to start the holiday season.  Not only will dancers receive additional performance opportunity, they will have the chance to meet students and teachers from all departments of Longwood Performing Arts.

Once we return to our Fall session, rehearsals will take place on Saturdays between 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Rehearsals will be posted on the bulletin board in the Studio Lobby and on our website.  Dancers are permitted to miss 1 rehearsal during the Holiday Magic rehearsal season.

 

Classes Canceled Tuesday, March 14

Due to inclement weather conditions, all classes are canceled on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

December 9 Dress Rehearsal Schedule

Friday December 9, 2016 – Dress Rehearsal at Dickinson High School

Act I and Act II of Holiday Magic – Full Dress Rehearsal with Hair & Make Up

Below is the full dress rehearsal schedule with times for each dance.  (This varies slightly from the performance order.)  Proper tights, shoes, hair, costumes and stage make-up required. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your rehearsal time.

Act I – Name of Dance

  1. Nutcracker Overture
  2. Dolls
  3. Nutcracker March
  4. Snow
  5. Sugarplum
  6. Ginger Sweets
  7. Candy Canes
  8. Tea
  9. Marzipan
  10. Arabian
  11. Spanish
  12. Waltz of the Flowers

Act II – Name of Dance 

  1. The First Noel
  2. Renee Tap
  3. We Need a Little Christmas
  4. Denise Pointe
  5. Ay, Ay, Ay
  6. Hallelujah
  7. Hot Chocolate
  8. Grown-Up Christmas
  9. Angela’s Modern
  10. Cristina’s Hip-Hop
  11. Cristina’s Modern
  12. Jingle Bell Rock

On Stage Rehearsal Time

4:00 pm
4:15 pm
4:30 pm
4:45 pm
5:00 pm
5:15 pm
5:30 pm
5:45 pm
5:45 pm
6:00 pm
6:15 pm
6:30 pm

On Stage Rehearsal Time

7:00 pm
7:15 pm
7:30 pm
7:45 pm
8:00 pm
8:15 pm
8:30 pm
8:30 pm
8:45 pm
9:00 pm
9:15 pm
9:30 pm