The Dance Season

Each dance season consists of 10 months of dance classes from September to the middle of June.  July and August are our summer time schedule and the classes offered are completely different.  See Summer Events for more information.  Below is the full season calendar with all the important dates our families will need to know.  Please note:  Stay aware as event dates are subject to change.

Dance Works is OPEN as normal when public schools have half-days, early dismissal, teacher work day, etc.  Dance Works is OPEN most State and Federal holidays.  See Calendar below for complete list for all dates.


*All event dates are subject to change

2017-2018 Calendar


Online Registration Opens:  Monday 7th

Open House:  Thursday 24th, Friday 25th, Thursday 31st



Open House: Friday 1st  

Classes start: Saturday 9th (the week after public school return)



OPEN as normal on Columbus Day

Trick or Treat Week:  Wednesday 25th – Tuesday 31st



Visitors Week:       Studio A Monday 6th – Saturday 11th

Studio B Monday 13th – Saturday 18th

Studio CLOSED 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, and 26th -Thanksgiving Break



Christmas Cheer Shows:  TBA

Christmas Parties:  Monday 11th – Saturday 15th (!! look for revised class schedule)

Studio is CLOSED Sunday 17th – Sunday 1st for Christmas Break

OPEN for classes Wednesday January 3rd



Classes start Wednesday January 3rd

Company Dress Rehearsal:  Saturday 6th

Costume Payments Due:  Wednesday 10th

Tremaine Competition & Convention:  12th -14th

OPEN as normal for Martin Luther King Jr Day



OPEN as normal on Presidents Day Tuesday 19th

Bring-a-Friend Month: TBA

Family Production Booklet released


Program Adverts Due:  TBA

Visitors Week:       Studio A Monday 19th – Saturday 24th

Studio B Monday 26th – Saturday 31st

Family Productions Booklet Due; Saturday 31st



Studio is CLOSED Sunday 1st – Sunday 8th for Spring Break

Costume Week: April 9th – 14th (Tentative)

Hollywood Vibe Convention 21st –22nd 

Photo Week:  April 23rd – 28th (Tentative)

Individual Photo Session:  April 27th & 28th (Tentative)



May & June Tuition is due:  May 1st

Trial Week:  Monday 14th – Saturday 19th

Studio is CLOSED Saturday 26th – Monday 28th for Memorial Day



Regular Classes Monday June 4th

Dress Rehearsal Cast A @HRA Tuesday June 5th

Dress Rehearsal Cast B @HRA Wednesday June 6th

Pan & Tink the Dansical @HRA Thursday June 7th 6:30pm, Friday June 8th 6:30pm, Saturday June 9th 1pm & 5pm

Pre-registration Week:  Monday 11th – Saturday 16th 

End of season parties:  Monday 11th – Saturday 16th

(look for revised class schedule)

FINAL DAY of the 2017-2018 Season:  Saturday 16th  


The Studio is CLOSED Saturday 16th – July 8th Summer Break


See Summer Events for a list of Classes, Camps, and Intensives available throughout the summer.




In the event of inclement weather (snow, hurricanes, nor’easters, etc.), we follow the lead of the local area public schools.  If Newport News and York County Schools CLOSE due to inclement weather in the area or pending weather to the area then, we will also be closed.  In the event the schools call for a MORNING DELAY, our schedule will NOT change unless otherwise noted.


Notifications will be sent out via emails on our website and via social media.

Please check email, website, or social media before calling the studio number to prevent chaos.


Closings are of course for the safety of our dancers and staff.  If a closing occurs, dancers are permitted to make-up their class by attending another class (the same or similar in their age range) within one month of the cancelled class.  See Class Absences for more details.  There will be no compensation or refunds made for classes cancelled due to inclement weather or an emergency situation.