LA Dance

Key Dates 2018


Term Dates

Term 1: Sunday 4th February – Friday 13th April (inclusive). Please note the details below.

1. Senior School (Intermediate and Advance Jazz levels) will resume from Thursday 1st February.

2. Everyone else: the school officially reopens on Sunday 4th February. Please note that during the first week of the term, there will be no classes on Tuesday 6th February (Waitangi Day), thus making 13th February the start date for Tuesday students.

3. In mid-March we need to make way for the annual Kelburn church fair using the hall. This will mean for a few days in mid-March, Kelburn classes will either be cancelled or transferred to Karori. Once we have received confirmation of the dates the church needs the hall vacated, an email will be sent to the groups affected.

4. The school will break for Easter from Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April (inclusive). Please note we will have classes on Tuesday 3rd April even though that day will be a school holiday.

5. Our last day for Term 1 is Friday 13th April. We will break for the first week of the school holidays from 14-20th April. Rehearsals for our show will be held from Saturday 21st April through to the last show performance on Saturday 28th April. All senior students will need to be back in town by 21st April, junior students will need to be back by 22nd April.

Term 2: Sunday 6th May – Friday 6th July (inclusive)
Holidays: Queen’s Birthday Weekend 2-4th June

Term 3: Sunday 22nd July – Friday 28th September (inclusive)
Holidays: There are no public holidays in Term 3

Term 4: Sunday 14th October – Monday 10th December or earlier (TBC)
Holidays: Labour Weekend 20-22nd October


Production Dates and Performance Times

Our 2018 Production will be held during the second week of the April school holidays. The dates and times of our performances are:
Friday 27 April at 6.30pm
Saturday 28th April at 1.00pm and 6.30pm
Sunday 29th April at 4.00pm

To take part in the show, your child will need to be available for rehearsals leading into the show, as well as the above performances, from Saturday 21st April (seniors) or Sunday 22nd April (juniors) through to the last performance on 28th April. The dress rehearsal will be the afternoon of Friday 27th April.

We will have a day off on Anzac Day, Wednesday 25th April, as the theatre will be closed. We will not be rehearsing during the first week of the school holidays during Sunday 15th April to Saturday 20th April (inclusive).

Ballet Courses

BBO Dance Days: Sydney 9-13th July & Christchurch 16-20th July

An email will be sent out closer to the time regarding registration and course details.

Jazz Courses

AJDA Congress: Wellington 14-16th July for students from Elementary 3 upwards.

An email will be sent out closer to the time regarding registration and course details.



Junior Jazz Exams are usually held during the last week of Term 3, so this year the exams will be held between 24-28th September.

Exams for senior jazz and all ballet and tap students are held in Term 4. The exams dates will be circulated once they have been confirmed.