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April News!

Hi everyone!
Only 2 more classes until the recital!  Here is a bunch of info about all the upcoming fun for the recital! If you have any questions please text 455-1320 or email

What do I need to buy/have?   Leotard- Nude, Tights – ballet pink, Tan,
Shoes – Pink ballet, black tap, black Jazz, Tan Jazz, Cheer Curls, Bun maker

Dates to know!
Friday May 2nd -Girls ages 11+ rehearsal at the studio.
Monday, Wednesday May 5th & 7th – Pictures day at the studio!
same costume, hair and makeup as the recital.
Tuesday May 6 – See the stage at Hochstein! See handout for your time.
Thursday May 8th Dress rehearsal at Hochstein. – be there/ready at 5pm!
Saturday May 10th Dance recital!! Please be at Hochstein at 5pm ready! J
*Sunday May 25th – Dance at Seabreeze! Free student ticket – be ready by 2:30, Show 3pm
*Seabreeze is an extra reward performance for students who followed costume, makeup, hair, and attitude requirements for their age group in the recital.
Monday May 26 – Memorial Day parade! 8am at TJ Connor

is located at 50 Plymouth Ave N, Rochester, NY 14614
Ticket Packages are no longer available, However you may still purchase individual Recital tickets for $10
Seabreeze is located at 4600 Culver Rd, Rochester, NY 14622
Dance performers will receive a free ticket, family and friends can buy discounted tickets online in May.
TJ Connor is located at 13 Beckwith Ave Scottsville, NY 14546
This is our chance to support and thank our Troops! We will meet at 8am outside of TJ Connor.

Just a quick reminder we will have off from dance April 14-19. Have a great Easter!

Please let me know if you have any questions!
Thank you,  Melissa Carney
585-455-1320 – Text OR -Email

FROZEN Princess Party!

Come dress up in your favorite princess dress (or borrow one of our many dresses). Play games, make crafts, learn a princess dance, and enjoy music from our favorite new Princess movie FROZEN!
*Mom and Dad – enjoy a date night while your princess plays. ♥
$25 for non-PACE Dance Students
$20 for current PACE Students

Stop in the studio to register and hold your spot or mail payment to “PACE Dance PO BOX 207 Scottsville ny 14546″ with registration form found here:

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Fabulous February

This is an exciting month for us – our performance team is performing in Downtown Disney!

Break a leg 5 points performance team!

As for our regular classes we will have no dance from February 17th – March 1st (classes resume March 3rd)

Please check out all the exciting news on the recital tabs, they will continue to be updated.

Have a Fabulous February! <3 

Thank you

text Hello PACE Family,

Thank you so much to everyone who has been keeping my Father in law in your prayers. Please keep them coming as he still needs them.

Thank you to the thursday, Friday night, and saturday 8am families who were so supportive when we needed to cancel dance.

Saturday 9:30-5pm classes will be running thats to some amazing Subs who are stepping up and helping me out!

If you have any questions please email or text 455-1320 and I will get back to you as soon as I can.
Thank you!

Melissa Carney

Happy New Year!

Hi everyone,
Thank you for taking the time to log on and see what is going on with your childs dance classes! We are so happy to have you involved. If you ever have any questions please don’t hesitate to text/call Melissa at 585-455-1320, Or email

We have NO days off in January – This is the time we start working on our recital song! Its an exciting time for the kids because some of the recital costumes have come in, Woohoo!

Recital Tights, and hair, and makeup will be coming out soon. Its important that everyone on our teams looks the same.  Younger classes however (ages 9 and under) will only have tights and hair requirements.

For February we will be taking 2 weeks off from dance (Feb 17- March 1st) as our performance group heads down to Disney to sing and dance on stage! We will be having a information meeting in March for those interested in joining our team for next year!  *Please see Melissa

If you haven’t already mark your calenders:
February 1st, 7pm At the norman howard school – Disney team home show & student choreography night tickets are $5 in advance $8 at the door.

May 6 from 4-9pm (you will be assigned a time frame.) Come see the stage & try the class recital dance!
May 8th from 5pm-9pm (older students will be here the whole time)  Dress rehearsal! Full hair/makeup/ costume
May 10th,  The SHOW! students need to arrive at 5pm, show will start at 6pm.

If you would like to volunteer to be a room mom, help with tickets, or one of the other many jobs! Please see Melissa :)
You can find more updates at

Thanks for making this year so great <3
Melissa Carney

December FUN!

Can you believe its December already?! This year has just been flying by at PACE
We have a few exciting events come up quickly! So please mark your calendars:

December 8th – Performance at Spencerport’s Christmas on the Canal 3:40pm
5 points performance team & TF Main street players

December 18th – Babes in Toyland dress rehearsal (4pm-8pm)
December 20th & 21st – Babes in Toyland show! 7pm (Call is 6:15)
PACE Dancer & TF Main street players at Norman Howard School
275 Pinnacle Road Rochester, New York 14623

December 22nd – Woodcrest Commons Holiday performance 2pm show
PACE Dancers & 5 Points performance team
Please arrive dressed and ready to dance at 1:30pm
4455 West Henrietta Rd. at the top of the hill, next to Channel 13

And May 10th at 6pm will be our spring recital!  Please mark May 6  & 8th (5pm-8pm) at our tech & dress rehearsal.

What to wear?
Everyone will have tan tights & their own tan leotard under the costume.

If you have any question please call/Text Melissa at 455-1320
The studio will be closed December 23-January 4th classes
We will be holding our 2nd annual student choreography night – more info soon!

Just a quick reminder – Costume deposit, Recital fee, 1st, & 2nd Quarter are now overdue. If you have questions about your bill please Email

Happy Holidays!
Melissa Carney


October / November News 2013

Can you believe how fast this year is flying? Leafs are changing and falling, there is a chill in the air, and pumpkins are all over the town. Welcome to FALL! We have had some exciting things happening at the studio.  Our Disney performance team is in full swing, the Dance classes are running smoothly, and we are getting ready for our Christmas shows!
The following classes will be representing PACE in our collaboration with TF’s Main Street Players for the 2013 Christmas show “Babes in Toy Land”:
Tuesday 4:55pm Ballet, Thursday 5:15pm/5:30 Ballet, Friday 5pm Lyrical/5:45 Jazz, and the following Saturday classes 8am Ballet,  11:30 pointe, 12:15 ballet, 2:15 tap, and 3:15/3:30 ballet.
*Tech rehearsal Dec 18 (4pm-8pm), show dates: Dec 20th & 21st (6pm call- show at 7pm).  (See extra hand out for more information) -If you are willing to volunteer please email for opportunities.

The following classes will be doing a special performance at a local Woodcrest Commons on Sunday, December 22 from 2-3pm (please encourage students to make cards!)
Monday 5:00pm ballet, Tuesday 5:25pm jazz, Thursday 6pm Jazz, and Saturday 9:35 ballet, 10:20am ballet  *Ballet Babes in Toy Land songs will also be performed.

We will be closed the following days:
November 27-30, Classes resume December 2nd.
And next moth: December 23- January 4th  classes resume January 6

Here is a quick reminder of when Tuition is due, If you are overdue please add $10.
1st Quarter – overdue
Recital fee – $50 September 1st – Overdue
Costume fee- $50 each class Oct 1st – Overdue
2nd Quarter – Due November 1st
Costume remainder (Will be due Dec 1st) $15per recital class Ages 11+ only
you can find more information at

We just finished the Yankee Candle fundraiser, Thank you Courtney & Lisa for setting this up.
Don’t forget about our referral credit! When you refer a new student to us you’ll receive a $25 studio credit!

We have two more exciting event coming up!
Bring a PARENT to dance week!!! November 20 – 26!
We ask only one adult per student & no additional siblings.  This will give parents the chance to see what the student gets to do in dance class. Please wear a movable outfit and be ready to have fun!  AND our last Bring a Friend to dance week will be January 4th- 10th.

If you have any questions please give me a call/text 455-1320 or Email,

Thank you,
Melissa Carney

September News 2013

Welcome back to dance, I hope everyone had a great summer!
Many of you know Miss Angie (my sister) had her daughter Emily May 10th – The day before the recital. She is 4 months old this week. She has made my summer very fun and super cute!

We have an exciting dance year coming up, including a winter show. Look for more information on our production in collaboration with Terry Fyke’s Main Street Players to put on “Babes in Toyland” this December 2013.

PACE Dance and Terry Fyke’s Main Street Players have joined talents to create our elite team “5 Pointe Performance Company”. We will be taking this group to Disney to perform in February 2014.  Auditions for next year’s team will begin in March 2014.

As for this year’s payments, some dates have changed. Please make sure you know when payments are due to avoided late fees.

1st quarter & registration fee were due at sign up.
September 10th (This week) Recital fee is due $50 per student ($100per family)
In October your Recital Costume deposit of $50 per class is due

We are offering fitness classes again this year including Zumba, ballet barre workout, and returning from last year Fitness with Julie.  If you know an instructor looking for a place to teach please let us know! We want to keep adding new classes to our schedule.

We are very excited to announce PAC Photo who did our beautiful recital photos, is offering a discount for their October 1-3 mini sessions. Call Patrick at 773-8563 or for more information.

You can always find the current months Newsletter, along with other important information on our website, and on our Facebook page Please check it out!

If you have any questions please email, call, or text. I’m happy to help any way I can!
Thank you,
Melissa Carney

Registration days

We are changing our number!
Please call (or Text) 585-455-1320 if you have any studio related questions.

Come register for FALL dance classes:

Registration days are over – If you missed them please Email to find the right class.

*Classes Start the week of September 9th, 2013!*

Discounts available will be:
10% off tuition when you pay in full  -till 10/1

Seabreeze 2013 – May 26

Questions please email

Come pick up the free performers ticket at the studio on Saturday May 18th or May 25th 10am-2pm

Family/ friends tickets can be bought online for $17 use promo code 4402
-Choose Dance Wear Express tickets, enter code

You need to be lined up ready at the stage by 4:30pm Our show is from 5pm-6pm
Have fun at the park – but please make sure your child is ready to dance –
lots of water, sunscreen, and rest/food before the show.

The following song will be coming:
Ages 4-9:
Tuesday 6pm – Almost there (tap)
Saturday 9:30am – Under the sea (Tap)
Saturday 10:15/10:45 – Ever Ever After (Jazz)
Saturday 2pm – Big Bad Wolf (Jazz)

Ages 6-14:
Thursday 6pm – Ready or not (Jazz)
Thursday 6:30 & Sat 3pm- Dancing Queen (Tap)
Thursday 3pm -Jumppin’ (Jazz)
Tuesday 5:15- A whole new world
Tuesday 6pm- Follow me

Ages 11+
Monday – Evil Queens
Monday – Grove me
Thursday – Happy Days
Thursday – wedding song
Saturday – Party
Saturday – beautiful girls
Saturday –the glow
Saturday – gold

Groups aged 6-14 will have a rehearsal from 10am-11am on Saturday May 25 to go over the songs.

Groups aged 11+ will have a rehearsal from 11am-2pm on Saturday May 25 to go over the songs.

Hair and make-up should be the same as the recital.

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