2019-20 Calendar of Events

June 24: Enrollment for current students begins for the fall dance season (August–May).

July 8: Enrollment for new summer students begins for the dance season (August–May).

July 22-25, 6 to 8 p.m.: Open House/Open Enrollment Nightly.

July 27, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Open House/Open Enrollment.

August 10, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Open House/Open Enrollment.

August 12-15, 6 to 8 p.m.: Open House/Open Enrollment.

August 17, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Open House/Open Enrollment.

August 19: Classes begin for the dance season (August–May).

September 2: Labor Day, NO CLASSES (this is the ONLY national holiday we observe).

September 7: AYB and ARDT Honors Classes and Rehearsals begin.

September 16 to November 15: Costume payments for the ARDT Showcase in May are accepted.
Costumes are not ordered without advance payment. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated!

September and October: Visit from Moscow Ballerina scheduled during these months. DATE TBA

October: Dance Masters of the Bluegrass Fall Workshop with master classes. DATE TBA

November 15: Costume payment deadline.
*Holiday Showcase (selected classes visit nursing care facilities).

November 25-29: NO CLASSES, Thanksgiving Break.

November 26: Ashland Christmas Parade.

December 6, 9:30 a.m.: A Christmas Fantasy performed by Ashland Youth Ballet at the Paramount Arts Center.

December 13: Ashland Youth Ballet & Paramount Arts Center present the Moscow Ballet’s “The Great Russian Nutcracker.”

December 23 – January 4: Christmas Break.

January 6, 2020: Classes resume from Christmas Break. Showcase theme announced.

February: Costumes begin arriving.

February 14-16: Dance Masters Solo Title Competition – Lexington.

March 15-17: Dance Masters of the Bluegrass Performing Arts Competition/Workshop — Ashland.

April 10: All program fees should be paid in full.

May 1: Ticket selections for ARDT Showcase for Level 5 and 6 Dancers**

May 4: Ticket selections for ARDT Showcase for Level 3 and 4 Dancers**

May 5: Ticket selections for ARDT Showcase for Level 1  and 2 Dancers**

May 6: Tickets selections for ARDT Showcase for Primary A, B, C Dancers**

May 7 and May 8: Tickets selections for all Dancin’ Tots and Creative Movement dancers**

**May 11: Showcase tickets available for pick-up during regularly scheduled classes.

May 17 – May 24: Rehearsals and show for ARDT Showcase.
Saturday, May 23, 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 24, 3 p.m. are show days and times. Please mark your calendars!

Enrollment days for Summer Moves 2020!
Any evening from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday-Thursday after May 1,  and
Saturday, May 30, and Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and
Thursday June 4, 6 to 8 p.m.
Come enjoy a great summer of dance with us!