We are holding a “Bring a Friend” month, the entire month of September 2017! Please find attached an invitation that our dancers can give to a friend. If you would like to bring more than one friend, please feel free to make as many copies as you need, see the receptionist as more invitations are available in the office, or print one from our website. Help us to share the gift of music and dance with more children!
We are also having fun with a Giant Stuffed Animal give away to the dancer that brings in the most friends! The Giant Stuffed Animal that is displayed at the studio will be given to the winning dancer the week of Monday, October 2nd which is the week after “Bring a Friend Month.” If there is a tie, those dancer’s names will be in a drawing to determine the winner of the Giant Stuffed Animal.
The friends must fill out the back of the invitation and give it to the teacher in order for the current dancer to receive credit for bringing them in. Friends can attend classes in whatever dance attire they may have. If they don’t have any, they are welcome to try classes in whatever they can move in.
Registration is now open for the Fall 2017-2018 Season!
Early Bird Enrollment starts today Monday July 31st and continues until Saturday August 5th. ONE WEEK ONLY REGISTER TODAY AND SAVE!
We have limited spots available for each class, so don’t wait too long to reserve a spot for your child.
Save money on your registration fee by enrolling before August 5th only 25.00 individual and 50.00 family registration fee will be charged if enrollment WITH payment are made by August 5th. (if you wish to use the card on file to pay you must process the payment through your portal OR email me directly and let me know to process your payment for you).
The regular registration fees of 35.00 per student and 70.00 per family will be charged beginning August 6th. Any account with an enrolled student before August 5th will need to make the first payment (or installment if paying every 4 weeks) by August 5th to receive the discounted rate.
Every year we publish a sheet with the complete dance programs outlined for each level. This lists all classes available for the students at each level. Please be sure to check the Program Listing to assure your dancer is taking advantage of all the classes offered to them in their program level. This is also a great reference for students moving up to a new level as new classes are available as the dancers progress.
Registration Note: We have some classes that are combined levels when you are looking for them on the computer be sure to look under the combined class tabs. (ex: students in the Adv I,II or III level take a ballet class on Tuesday which includes students in the Int III level this class is listed under the link of Intermediate/Intermediate and Adv Combo classes.)
The productions this year include the annual Nutcracker performance held in both DeKalb and St Charles in December.
Then in March we are excited to perform for the second time our original ballet “A Storybook Ballet” which is a compilation of 4 short Disney Classics come to life. Watch as a bedtime story book becomes a gigantic larger than life book and all of our favorite characters from Snow White, Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast come right out of the pages to tell us their stories. Performances at the Egyptian Theater in DeKalb.
The season will finish up with the production of “Fame & More” a 1980’s classic which takes place in a performing arts high school. You will love the upbeat music and classic jazz dance styles in this show. This show also will be held at the Egyptian Theater in DeKalb<
Click here to view our class listings and availability.
If you have any further questions please let us know. Enjoy the last few weeks of summer!
This Summer the Beth Fowler School of Dance is welcoming 10 Master Class Teachers to the Summer Dance Camp Schedule! Sign up now, classes will fill fast!
These professionals currently working in the industry have choreographed for such projects as The Toronto Film Festival as well as scenes in the movies; Honey, Universal Pictures and Save The Last Dance 2 MTV. They have performed in music videos, on stage and on TV shows such as the VMA’s, Billboard Awards, American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance, and America’s Best Dance Crew to name a few. Our students can learn about their experiences dancing with artists such as Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, Timbaland, Snoop Dogg and many more!
Contact us if you are interested in auditioning for our Ballet Company or if you are interested in learning more about our Ballet Company and all it has to offer including the 3 annual dance productions with provided costumes!
At this time of year we always order warm up suits and other Beth Fowler gear to be in by Christmas. This is the only time we order for the year so don’t miss out!
This year we have a full line of gear along with the warm ups (we even have men’s this time) and backpacks.
There are two items- the Ultra Fuse Shorts and the Ultra Fuse Leggings that need to be ordered by November 11th to be here by Christmas but all other items need to be ordered by November 25th to be here by Christmas.
They can be worn for several of the fun events we have going on throughout the year!
A great opportunity for our dancers and their parents to wear their BFSD attire will be for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Arcada Theatre Performance in St. Charles on Saturday March 11th.
In addition to the clothing we also have magnets and decals which can be ordered with or without your dancers name on them. The deadline for these will be November 25th as well.
We will also have order forms available at both studios for your convenience. When ordering please let us know if it is a gift.
Our own Brad Fowler recently proposed to his high school sweetheart at Adler Planetarium with a Flash Mob brought from Beth Fowler School of Dance! The event was written up in dnainfo.com’s The Block Club – a blog about Suburban Neighborhoods. Watch the video below and Click here to read full story now!
It’s time to get your child signed up for fall classes at the Beth Fowler School of Dance!
The new year brings a new session of dance and performance opportunities! Our season runs like the school year, August – June (with a Summer DANCEcamp). Classes start Monday August 22nd so get your registration in now!
We offer online registration for your convenience:
The Beth Fowler School of Dance Performing Group of Genoa and St. Charles recently competed in the Legacy National Dance Competition and are proud to announce winning the National Championship! The event was held from June 20th thru June 24th, 2016 in the Wisconsin Dells and was a National Competition with over 762 routines.
Beth Fowler’s dancers competed in three different age groups and took 1 st Place in all of them.
Juniors- 1 st Place with “Wind It Up” (Large Group) Choreographed by Brooke Fowler
Teens- 1 st Place with “Heroes” (Small Group) Choreographed by Brooke Fowler
Seniors- 1 st Place with “Come Home” (Trio) Choreographed by Hannah Bohn
At the end of the week, all three Beth Fowler School of Dance (BFSD) age groups were asked to compete in the National Showdown which is the “Best of the Best Final Competition.” The Juniors (ages 11-12) took 1 st Place in the Showdown with Jazz Dance “Wind It Up” choreographed by Brooke Fowler. This made “Wind It Up” undefeatable all season! This is the 2 nd year in a row for the BFSD Junior Team to be undefeated all season long! The Teens (ages 13-15) also took 1 st Place in the Showdown with Lyrical dance “Heroes” choreographed by Brooke Fowler.
All BFSD Group Dances that competed received the highest Platinum Awards!
The Beth Fowler School of Dance Performing Group of Genoa and St. Charles recently competed in the Legacy National Dance Competition which completed their 2015 season. The event was held from June 22nd thru June 26th in the Wisconsin Dells and was a National Competition with over 854 routines.