Calendar

We’re excited for the most inspiring season together yet!
Click HERE for the overview of the season calendar!

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CLOSED for Labor Day Weekend
CLOSED for Labor Day Weekend
Aug 31 – Sep 1 all-day
IPAC is closed for the Labor Day Weekend, but we are available by email @ info.inspiration.dance@gmail.com throughout the entire weekend!  🙂
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2019-2020 – IPAC’s 14th Seasons SEASON BEGINS!!
2019-2020 – IPAC’s 14th Seasons SEASON BEGINS!! @ Inspiration Performing Arts Center
Sep 9 all-day
On September 9th, we KICK OFF our 14th Season of More Than Just Great Dancing!!  Register Now to be a part of the IPAC Experience!  We offer inspiring classes in dance and music for ALL Ages and Abilities!  We are the place for your child’s first dance class, a dance studio that is committed to raising the bar in arts ...
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Closed for MEA Break
Oct 17 @ 5:00 am – Oct 19 @ 11:45 pm

IPAC will be closed for the MEA break Thursday, October 17th – Sunday, October 20th.  We will resume classes on Monday, October 21st.  Enjoy your break, IPACers!

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Bring-A-Friend Halloween Party WEEK! @ Inspiration Performing Arts Center
Oct 21 @ 6:00 am – Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm

How SPOOKTACULAR!  Be a part of the FUN at IPAC in our Annual Bring-A-Friend Halloween Party Week!  Bring a friend or two to IPAC to join you in your classes/lessons, a treat to share if you dare, and rock your favorite costume! Contests, giveaways, dance parties all week long.  *Don’t forget to have your pal bring in their completed and signed bring a friend waiver MASTER!

 

Muahahhahaaaaaa, see you there!

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Happy Halloween – IPAC’s Closed!
Oct 31 all-day

IPAC is closed for Halloween activities with friends & family!! We hope you have a wonderful night trick-or-treating!

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Tickets On-Sale NOW! @ Stillwater Middle School
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm

We are so excited to share in the holiday cheer with you this season!

IPAC’s Winter Revue 2019 tickets are on sale now at:  https://www.tututix.com/client/inspirationdance/
Please double check dance & music holiday tickets before checkout.

IPAC’s Winter Revue 2019: Saturday, December 14th at 6:00pm at Stillwater Middle School

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IPAC’s Winter MUSIC Recital: Thursday, December 12th at 6:00pm at Chautauqua Fine Arts Theater, Mahtomedi High School

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CLOSED for Thanksgiving Break
Nov 24 @ 6:00 am – Nov 30 @ 1:00 pm

We’re closed for the Thanksgiving week so our team can travel to see and spend precious holiday time with family, enjoy your break, and time spent with family and friends!

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Winter Production Rehearsal with Miss Lauren
Dec 8 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

You asked, we listened!! Christmas Production is BACK and we are SO excited to bring you more WOW to this year’s A Christmas Spectacular!  Miss Lauren will be directing and choreographing this year’s production.  Open for ALL dancers Ages 3 and up!  The rehearsal will be held at IPAC on Sunday, December 8th from 4:30p to 7p (healthy snacks and water included), $25 per dancer.  Be a part of our best production dance yet!  TO REGISTER: Click HERE.

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IPAC’S Winter Dance Revue! @ Stillwater Junior High School
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

IPAC’S Winter Revue 2019!

 

Arrival:

Arrive 45 minutes prior to showtime. Recital will be held at Stillwater Middle School’s Theater, 523 West Marsh Street, Stillwater, MN 55082. Once you enter the school, please follow the signs to the dressing rooms. We will have staff assisting with directions. Please drop-off your child(ren) backstage with the appropriate chaperone – a sign will be posted in the dressing room with your child’s class day, time and song title(s).

 

Show Date & Time:

Our recital will be held on Saturday, December 14th at 6:00PM.

Important Recital/Show Information:

Please be ON TIME to recitals/shows – see above for details. Please make sure that dancers bring along a healthy snack (nothing messy please), water and reading material for backstage while they wait to perform. Please be sure that your dancer has EVERYTHING with them for the shows – IPAC Christmas tee, costume accessories

(if applicable), dance shoes, black pants, black socks, hair binders, bobby pins, safety pins, hairspray, comb, portable mirror, and A BIG SMILE. Remember, no spray glitter is allowed, only roll-on skin glitter that adheres to the skin. At IPAC, we want kids to be kids, so please refrain from applying heavy make-up – a little blush and clear/light pink lip gloss is plenty. Students ARE NOT allowed to watch the show in the auditorium after they dance/or exit. Everyone is to stay backstage for the duration of the show, as they all perform final bow/curtain call.

Dressing Area:

Please follow the designated signs to the dressing area. Since there are no costume changes for this show, boys and girls will be in the same dressing area. It is our duty together to represent IPAC in a good way – please help CLEAN UP after your child when you pick them up so the dressing area is clean after the performance.

 

Security at the Recitals:

Parents, you must check your child in with the appropriate class team/parent chaperone – a sign will be posted in the dressing room with your child’s class day, time and song title(s). To keep it from becoming congested backstage, we ask that only one parent/guardian brings their dancer/student backstage for check-in. At the end of the show, one parent/guardian will have to come and pick up their dancer and check out with the class chaperone. Remember, we are in a large public school, so the kids must remain in the room until a parent comes to pick them up – this is for the safety of the students of IPAC.

 

During the Show:

Students are not allowed out of the dressing room for the duration of the show.   This is for the safety of all.

 

Seating at the Show:

Doors will open 30 minutes prior to the beginning of each show with reserved seating.

 

Length of Show:

The show will be approximately 2 hour in length.

Dancer Gifts: We will have all-new IPAC apparel on sale at the shows! Just in time for the holidays!! We will also have IPAC candy cane grams on sale too!

 

Tickets:

Tickets are $16 each, children 3 and under are free (if sitting on lap). Tickets go on sale at the center Thursday, November 1st and online at tututix.com/inspirationdance. We will have any remaining tickets on sale at dress rehearsal from 5:00PM to 8:00PM. Cash or check only at rehearsals. We will not be able to “charge accounts” from the theater. We are NOT able to reserve or set aside tickets. Be sure to get yours early.

 

Courtesy Note: Please be aware that there will be no entrance/exit opportunities into/out of the theater while dancers/students are performing on stage. It is very distracting having people enter and exit the theater while students are performing. Please inform your friends and family. We are making it mandatory that people stay seated during performances this year. Just as a courtesy to the dancers and fellow patrons of the theater.

 

Toys for Tots Donations:

We will be hosting a Toys for Tots drive during the month of November at the center, and at the shows! Please bring in an unused, unopened toy of your choice to donate. We appreciate your kind generosity and support in IPAC’s donation efforts!

Thank You:

We are thrilled for this year’s IPAC’S Winter Revue! Thank you families, friends and dancers of IPAC for helping make this the best show yet!

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CLOSED for Christmas, New Year’s BREAK
Dec 22 2019 @ 6:00 am – Jan 5 2020 @ 10:00 pm

IPAC is closed for the holiday break in celebration of Christmas and New Year’s holidays, December 22nd – January 5th.  Enjoy your time spent with friends and family!  We wish you a most joyous holiday season:).  Love, Your IPAC Team

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IPAC Skills and Mid-Year Assessments
Jan 13 @ 6:00 am – Jan 18 @ 5:00 pm

IPAC strives to gives you more and the best!  We offer one full week of mid-year assessments prepared by each one of our instructors for each and every student at IPAC, another way we go above and beyond to provide the best in arts education for your family!

*And, come in for Skills Testing conferences on Sunday, January  20th  to meet with our instructors.  Sign-ups come in mid-December for time slots.  FREE for all to attend, a wonderful giveback and feedback for our students here at IPAC as they learn, grow and expand!

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Skills Testing Conferences! @ Inspiration Performing Arts Center
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for Skills Testing conferences at IPAC – you and your child(ren) can come in, and receive a 10-minute time slot to discuss their progress, mid-year assessment, key growth areas with their IPAC instructor.  This is a wonderful opportunity for you, as a parent, to learn more, and encourage your child along their way of learning the arts at IPAC!  It is completely free, our giveback to you and your child, as we support all of our students here at IPAC, and want to provide a platform for growth.