W/S Session BBLC Topics Announced

You’ve got questions, she’s got answers! 

Join HPSD’s Artistic Director Ms. August Tye for our special series of Brown Bag Lunch Chats - informal bring-your-own-lunch conversations on a variety of topics. No RSVP is required to attend – just pack yourself a lunch and meet us in the RE Resource Room at 5650 S. Woodlawn!




Saturday, February 16, 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm 

Pack yourself a lunch and join August for a Brown Bag Lunch Chat on the topic of Company Membership! 
Is your child interested in joining the company? This is your chance to chat with other prospective company parents and get your questions answered by HPSD Artistic Director August Tye. Find out what company membership entails, and get insider tips on things like managing the cost and time commitment!

Brown Bag Lunch Chat: POINTE READINESS
Saturday, March 16, 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Pack yourself a lunch and join August for a Brown Bag Lunch Chat on the topic of Pointe Readiness!
Has your dancer been itching to go en pointe? If so, this is the Brown Bag Lunch Chat for you! Every spring HPSD holds pointe readiness examinations for dancers seeking approval to begin their pointe training. What does it take to pass the pointe readiness exams? What will it mean for you once your child begins dancing en pointe? For answers to these questions and more, don't miss the March Brown Bag Lunch Chat on Pointe Readiness!


Saturday, May 11, 2019, 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Pack yourself a lunch and join August for a Brown Bag Lunch Chat on the topic of Level Evaluations!
Every spring, HPSD holds Level Evaluation Classes for dancers in ballet and modern classes (levels 1 and up). Level evaluation classes are a free group class for dancers from every class across a given level after the end of the regular session. The purpose of level evaluation classes is to give the instructors an opportunity to gauge the entire level at once to make promotion considerations. Over the course of the summer, instructors prepare their individualized feedback for each and every student in level 1 or higher, and issue a level recommendation for the coming fall. Level evaluation classes help your child's instructors get even more specific in the feedback they're able to include in your child's end of year level recommendation. Still not sure what level evaluations are all about? Then you really won't want to miss our last Brown Bag Lunch Chat of the session on Level Evaluations!


Brown Bag Lunch Chats are sponsored by the Hyde Park School of Dance Parent Action Committee. For more information about the HPSD PAC, please contact execdirector@hydeparkdance.org.

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