February Footnotes From MDS
Many thanks for the wonderful honor,
being named, for the second year in a row,
The Best Dance Studio, by the readers of
The Daily Astorian Reader’s Choice Awards
This honor belongs to our amazing faculty: Miss Carole, Miss Emily, Miss Carleta, Miss Cheryl, Miss
Kelly, our wonderful assistants,Miss Darian,Miss Bella and Miss Anita;
our office staff, Ms. Pam, Mr. Peterson, and to
every student, past and present, who have danced
at Maddox Dance Studio.
Heartfelt thanks to All!
Recital costumes are ordered, and starting to arrive,
pictures will be posted soon, for all to see.
Little Ballet Theatre members are encouraged
to fulfill the paperwork and pictures required to get
your scholarship applications, no later than February 15th
Young Choreographers applications are in the office.
Excited to see the creative pieces you are performing for the
adjudication on April 2 for the distinguished panel. and then
appearing in the public Showcase at the Liberty Theater
on April 8th.
Tap Dance Festival, follows close on May 7th, also at the Liberty!
Please remember that there are always classes, except
Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Spring Breaks.
Regular attendance is a must to keep up the progress
that you are all capable of!
February 28th our dancers and faculty are attending
the Dance Masters of America workshop to be held
in Longview, with guest teachers from Michigan, and
Kansas, and Seattle teaching the classes.
We welcome Miss Darian Hageman, to our acrobatic
classes, Darian is a level 9 gymnast, who has medaled
in many events, throughout the Northwest.
We are so fortunate to have her with us. Her experience
in detailed technique and preparations for higher level
work is being shared with our lucky students.
She both teaching classes, as well as assisting Miss Kelly.
Best wishes go to the dancers who are on the AHS Dance
Team, as they start their competition season.
Congratulations to Megan McCall De Vos, Miss Norway, and
to Lillian Helligso, junior Miss Finland, for the 2016 Scandanavian
Festival. And to Victoria Holcum, former student, chosen as a Regatta
Princess for the 2016 Astoria Regatta.
And to the contestants and princesses in the Miss Clatsop County
Pageant, February 20th. All Maddox Dancers:
Let’s cheer for Tess Rund, Anna Kaim, Serena Moha, Isabella Clement,
Madison Yeager, Abigail Mossman, Ava Louis. And reining Miss Clatsop
Teen, Libby Olsen.
Summer classes start June 28th, including the Fancy Nancy Camp, the
Pinkalicious Camp, and FLOW 40 comes to hold their amazing classes, in
jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, and ballet, for ages 8 (with teacher approval) through
Early sign up is a must! Limited enrollment.
All sign-up forms are with Ms. Pam! Stop in the office now!
Happy Dancing to All!
Thank you to every student, and family for your marvelous support and for allowing us to help you reach your goals in dance.