May Student Newsletter!

May 26, 2016 at 4:15 PM

May News @ The Dust Palace School!
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CONGRATULATIONS to our amazing students who passed their gradings!

GRADE 1 Silks Sarah Young; Ali Al-Chalabi; Michael McLeod; Tamara Webb; Ruby Alcott; Isabella Finan-Jenkin
GRADE 1 Lyra Michael McLeod; Sarah Young
GRADE 2 Silks Claudia Gray; Cheryl Frederick
GRADE 3 Silks Claudia Gray; Cheryl Frederick
GRADE 4 Silks Mimi Yang; Carolyn Dwyer
GRADE 7 Silks Tashee Smith; Lili Hansen

WELL DONE!!!!

The next grading will be held on Saturday 16th July 2016 from 8.30am.
There will be a sign-up sheet in the main room a couple of weeks beforehand. Each grade costs $20 to be examined.
"Le Cafe de La Vie"
The Scholarship Showcase 2016
COME AND SUPPORT OUR SCHOLARSHIP STUDENTS! Tickets here!
Alex Garkavenko, Angelo Cruzat, Anya Wood, Connor Leech, Elsa McCormick, Grace Clark, Grace Hobson, Kaitlyn Parry, Katelyn Reed, Kylah Glover, Lya Solle & Yama Kober will showcase their amazing talents and the skills they have gained over the past year!
Scholarship Showcase
"Le Cafe de la Vie"

Saturday 25th June 2016
@ Mangere Arts Centre
GET YOUR CIRCUS ON!
DUST PALACE
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
2016/2017 AUDITIONS
Auditions will be held for our third annual scholarship program on Saturday 9th July, 1-3pm. To be considered for one years' free circus tuition you must be prepared to commit to at least 3 hours training every week, be 10 - 25 years old and come from a low-income household. Register here!
NEW PERFORMANCE CLASS!
We are hoping to pilot a new adult class for Term 3 centering on performance techniques. It will be taught by guest tutors with a wealth of performance knowledge and is pencilled in for Saturdays at 2pm. Reply to this email if you are keen to attend as it will only go ahead if we get enough interest :-)
New class progression structure @ the Dust Palace School
We've been waiting to grow enough to do this for ages!! We're finally at a place where we're able to do the levels by grade!
Plus we're adding the advanced class: This is for students really wanting to learn how to perform amazingly well and also learn how to teach.

* To move to intermediate you need to have passed grade 2 silks and grade 1 lyra
* To move to adept you need to have passed grade 4 silks and grade 2 lyra
* to move to advanced you need to have passed grade 7 silks and grade 3 lyra
WINTER SOLSTICE PARTY
To celebrate deep darkness of the winter months, the student committee is organising a party for Saturday 13th August 2016. More info coming, watch this space...
SAVE THE DATE!

HighJinx Collaboration Show
26 - 28 August 2016
Sh!t on Paper 3.0
24th September 2016
Sh!t on Paper 3.0 will be curated and produced by HighJinx - they'll be giving us inspiration for creating acts!