Ozsoy School of Ballet

2017 News

The studio will be closed for Winter Break from Thursday, December 21st until Tuesday, January 2nd.  Regular classes resume on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

Parents’ Observation Week is December 11th through December 16th.  This is for immediate family members only since space is limited.  This will not be a performance, but a regular ballet class.  Parents may go upstairs to watch their child(ren)’s class and may take photos and videos from up in the loft.  Please try to get a sitter for non-dancing siblings that are not interested in watching a ballet class.

The studio will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Wednesday, November 22, 2017 through Saturday, November 25, 2017.  Regular classes resume on Monday, November 27, 2017.  Have a safe and happy holiday!

Costume deposits are due (one costume payment) by November 30, 2017.  The final payments for all costumes will be due on January 20, 2017 — no exceptions.  Please turn in your measurement sheet with your first payment.

Classes are underway for the 2017/2018 season.  We will be accepting new students through November only for this season.

Recital participation fees are due by October 31, 2017.  The amount is $40.00 per student and $35.00 per student for each additional child in the same family.  We will start collecting costume fees in November and they are due in their entirety by January 20, 2018.

The recital was another great success.  Thank you to all of our faculty and students who put in such hard work.  It certainly showed!  Congratulations to all of you.

Several of our students will be very busy this summer:  Laila Bobier will be attending Joffrey West in Los Angeles for 3 weeks; Lacy Brent will be attending Texas Ballet Theater in Fort Worth and Dallas for a total of 7 weeks; Ilsa Dorward will be attending Joffrey Ballet School New York; Maria Ferraro was accepted to the Joffrey Ballet New York (Elite Group), American Ballet Theatre, Texas Ballet Theater, and Kirov Academy, D.C. program, but will be attending Kirov Academy and Tuzer Dance School; Zuri Humphrey will be attending Dallas Black Dance Theatre in June for Modern and Jazz, and July for Contemporary, Hip Hop and African; Amie Kinard will be attending Ann Lacy School of American Dance, Oklahoma City University for 2 weeks and Boston Conservatory for 3 weeks; Lesly Marquez will be attending DISD Summer Intensive and private lessons; Jordan Peterson will be attending Joffrey San Francisco; Emerson Heneden and Madysn Watkins will be attending Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s Summer Enrichment program.

Our Graduating Senior, Scarlett McGraw, has been a student with Ozsoy School of Ballet since 2005.  She will be attending Texas Tech University in Lubbock in the fall.  She will be majoring in biochemistry and minoring in dance.  We will miss Scarlett tons at the studio and we wish her all the luck in the world in her new adventures!

The mandatory stage rehearsal (no costumes) is on Friday, May 19, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Cedar Hill High School Performing Arts Center (auditorium).  The recital is on May 20, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. and all students must be there by 3:30 p.m.