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Annual Show Update:
I have recieved a phone call from the Bingham Hall in the February half term holiday. They have informed me of a cancellation date later this year 2014, I will make my decision later this week. If i go with this cancellation date, the annual dance show will replace the two concerts on the 12th and 19th of July. All other events listed will stay the same.
New Breakdance Class:
Starting on Thursday 13th March at Oaksey Village Hall at 6pm-6.45pm. It’s a structured class for boys and girls giving them breakdancing skills. Dec Finlay is returning to teach this class, he has lots of breakdance knowledge and training and it will be a fun class to do. £5 per class and the payments will need to be made per half term like all other dance fees.
Get fit again after the christmas festivities, come and join in on some exciting classes where you can gain fitness and have fun along the way. Monday 8-9pm Fitness attack at Oaksey Village Hall and Thursday 7.30-8.30pm at MDTS Studios- £6 per class first class starting Monday 6th January. Beginners Jazz, Tap and Contemporary classes £5 per class , days to be confirmed see website in the new year for futher information.
We are now offering the Fitness class on a Friday morning at 10.15am until 11.15am, £6 per class, it is a fun way to get fit. This class will start the first friday after half term, let your friends know and have a fun class every friday morning, get fit and feel good!
Once Upon A Time Birthdays, where ‘Princess’ dreams become reality!
We offer your little ones a magical Princess birthday party with real life Princesses! We understand the importance of ensuring a successful birthday party. Offering a variety of packages and characters to choose from, allows us to cater to any budget. The following Princesses are available: Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Belle, Rapunzel, Jasmine, Cinderella, Ariel, Tinkerbell,Merida and princess SOFIA the FIRST.
We have all of the Princesses available,choose your favourite character.
What are you waiting for, let the magic begin!
What do little girls dream of? Meeting a real life Princess of course! Now their dreams can come true by booking a Princess and Prince for your next birthday party or event.
Dates for the diary:
Oaksey’s got talent:
Friday 23rd May. Adults £6 Children £5. An evening featuring talent from in and around Oaksey, Rural Villages and Surrounding Areas. Music, singing, dancing, comedy, novelty, juggling, anything goes! Prize money to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. A highly entertaining evening guaranteed, which will be judged by professional people that work in the theatre/musical industry. The evening will be compared by Minety Dance however no one from Minety Dance will be judging so individuals from Minety Dance can enter the competition if they wish. To take part and attend the audition day, for the audition forms and to purchase tickets please call 07894991545 or 07720396195. Auditions will be taking place 3rd May throughout the day at Oaksey Village Hall. The top 10 acts who are successful will recieve a confermation email to take part in the live show on the 16th May. All ages welcome, from children to adults. So come and audition, you have nothing to loose.
Summer School: A fun packed 3 day course at Oaksey village hall for children aged 3-12,on the 18th-20th August. Miss Debs and her assistants will be working towards a performance on the final afternoon with lights and costumes, with singing, dancing, acting, making props and scenery and making new friends and grow in confidence. The performance will be a well known children’s story which will be performed to family and friends. the 3 day course costs £75 and will be from 10am-3pm everyday and family and friends can arrive at 2pm on the last day to watch the performance. For more information please see the newsletter.
Intensive dance course: This will be a 2 day course at Minety Dance studios on the 14th and 15th of August and will cost £50 for both days, students will be given intense training in ballet, contemporary, body conditioning, jazz, hiphop plus many more, ages 9 plus. Please see the newsletter for further information.
Move It: We are all very excited to be performing at the biggest dance event of the year MOVE IT, we will be performing on Friday 7th March at Olympia so get this in the diary!
Spring term and dance awards
Summer Concert: The lower school will be doing a showcase of their work on the 19th July at 2pm at Oaksey Village Hall, Tickets £6 Adults, £4 Children. All students will be taking part and we will start preparing our work for this after the half term. This show is for the lower school children only and is a time for the younger students to showcase their work without the older students.
One Night Only: The upper school will be doing a showcase of their work at the Barn Theatre in Cirencester on the 12th July 2014, doors open at 6.30pm for the curtain up at 7pm. A one off night showcasing the students work and to wish some of the senior students luck on their journey into the next chapter of their lives. Fully Liscenced Bar, Tickets £8 Adults, £6 Children.
Music in the park at Oaksey Village Hall: Local bands/ Musicians/ Solo vocalists etc will be performing from 12pm. Entrance cost £3 ( Children under 5 free) The date and more information are to follow.
Tapathon For Children In Need: It will be at some point in October however the date and time are to be confermed, keep checking on the website for updates.
Family Halloween Party: 31st October at Oaksey Village Hall. Best pumpkin competition/ party games/ light buffet etc. More information on this will follow later in the year.
Christmas Kids Party: Friday 5th December. More information to follow later in the year.
Christmas Concert: Sunday 14th December. More information to follow later in the year.
Keep checking our website for regular updates and information on all of the exciting events we have to look forward to this year.
Welcome to Minety Dance Theatre School!
We are the UK’s premier Rural Theatre School and we strive to inspire the love of dance and theatre in students of all ages and abilities.
We believe that the primary motivation for the performing arts should be the love of the art, and our aim is to nurture that love and passion in our students.
We welcome students who want to participate for fun, and to build confidence & make friends; exams and performing are not compulsory.
For those students wishing to progress through the examination grades and take their training to a more serious level, we provide the highest standard of coaching to suport our students to excellence, and we provide loads of opportunies to perform at local shows, our own MDTS shows, and at festivals and competitions.
We are here to prove that you don’t have to go to London to find the best talent or to get the best training!