We are delighted to inform you about the 2016 Turning Pointe Summer Dance Intensive. Escape the summer heat by dancing the days away with friends!
The intensive will be taught by all of your favourite TP teachers giving students a taste of many different dance and teaching styles. There will be daily classes in Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Repertoire and Pointe Work for those who are old enough with pre-pointe training for our younger students. Each week will culminate with a presentation for parents & family.
Week 1: 3rd-7th July Week 2: 10th-14th July
Venue: Optimal Fitness Studio City (Junior Division 8-11yrs) and Emirates International School - Umm Suqeim (Senior Division 12yrs+)
Timing: 10am - 3pm Fees: Dhs. 200 per day or Dhs. 850 per week.
Another reminder to all parents that we have started to use The School Communicator and we hope you have all managed to download the app successfully on your smartphones or visited http://www.six-delta.com to download to a desktop, laptop or ipad.
On your smartphones, you will only receive a notification for an urgent alert and not regular news articles, so please remember to check the news section daily. After 30th June 2016, we will no longer be sending general email blasts or group SMS for any class updates etc, so if you haven’t already downloaded the app, we would encourage you to do so asap. For those of you who already use The School Communicator, you can search for, then select Turning Pointe and register your details, then filter your childs dance class/s to ensure you only receive information applicable to your child. You may have to update the app or refresh first. If you are facing difficulties in filtering purely for your childs dance classes, please contact the office.
Please click here for the Communicator Installation Guide
We will continue to send emails for personal communication.
Further reminders regarding this will be sent out in the lead up to the cutoff date but to ensure you don’t miss out on any important information, please download the app asap.
Please see flyer below which gives details of a Multi Activity Summer Camp being held in Abu Dhabi during July and August. Turning Pointe will be teaching week beginning July 10th so if you are interested in signing up your child, please book using the contact details on the flyer. Turning Pointe are not taking direct bookings for this.
Turning Pointe Awards Ceremony 2016 is tomorrow, Friday 3rd June at 3pm and a final reminder that the venue was changed from Gems World Academy to Gems Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis Auditorium.
If you have already received your tickets via our dance teacher, new tickets will be printed and these can be collected from the ticket collection point in the Auditorium Foyer on the day of the Ceremony. For everyone else who hasn’t received their tickets yet, you may also collect them from the ticket collection point in the Auditorium Foyer on the day of the Ceremony. Extra tickets can also be purchased on the day at a cost of Dhs 75ea. We look forward to seeing you all there.
Our upcoming “Dance Dynamix 2016” performance is for all of our Hip Hop, Street Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, Tap and Cheerleading dancers. It will be held on Friday 27th May at Emirates International School Umm Sequim Theatre. Tickets are dhs.75 each and you can purchase via your dance teacher in advance, otherwise you can purchased tickets on the day of the show.
Turning Pointe schedule for Thursday 5th May:
Victory Heights Primary School - Fs 2 and Year 1 ballet classes from 1:15 - 3:45pm - NO CLASSES
Victory Heights Primary School - Grade 2 Ballet from 3:45 - 5:00pm - classes will run as normal
Gems Wellington Academy Al Khail (GWEK) - NO CLASSES
Al Yasmina School Abu Dhabi - classes will run as normal
Ranches Primary School - NO CLASSES
Victoria International School Sharjah (VISS) - classes will run as normal
Deira International School - NO CLASSES
Uptown School Mirdiff - classes will run as normal
Gems Wellington International School ( GWIS) - classes will run as normal
Gems Wellington Primary School - NO CLASSES
Dubai International Academy - classes will run as normal
Gems Wellington Silicon Oasis (GWSO) - classes will run as normal
Turning Pointe office will be closed and will resume for business as usual form Saturday 7th May