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Directors / Administrators
Buddy Trevino,Susan Trevino
The Elite Ecole TX , 2012
July 15 – July 28, 2012
Buddy Trevino, Paul Adams, Tye Love
Ballet Technique, Men’s Class, Pas de Deux, Dance Appreciation
Ballet Technique, Pointe, Character Dance, Repertoire
Contemporary Technique, Pointe, Seminars, Repertoire
Mary Kay Douglas
Additional Faculty to be announced
Please Note: Schedule and faculty are subject to change and/or revision as necessary.
Elite Ecole students are expected to attend all classes, rehearsals, and seminars.
INFORMATION FOR PARENTS:
All dancers will be required to send: 3 “regular” camera photos / 4x6 inch size, please
- Head shot – as you look out of class (school photo is great)
- Head shot – as you look for dance class (with hair up)
- Dance shot –full body, in black leotard and pink tights / 1st arabesque (On pointe for women, releve for men)
This will assist the chaperones to become familiar with residents prior to their arrival.
Deadline for all photos and packet paperwork: June 1, 2012
Students may check into Treadaway Hall between the hours 11:00-2:00pm on Sunday, July 15, 2012.
Check-in will be held on the 3rd floor of Treadaway Hall. All students must check-in with St. Mary’s University housing.
Room assignments, keys, and additional student information and welcome bags will be issued to all Elite students at check-in.
The Intensive officially begins Sunday at 2:30pm July 15 with student orientation.
FLIGHT ARRIVALS: (for students flying into San Antonio)
After deplaning, go directly to the baggage claim area. An Elite Ecole TX representative (with an Elite Ecole TX sign) will be in the baggage claim area to direct you to the shuttle van or taxi station. They will have all flight information, and check on changes.
REMINDER: Please pack bags that YOUcan carry. Limit your bags in size and number.
NOTE: Students needing to arrive on Saturday, July 14 due to travel plans may do so. Please call for details. Extra room charge applies.
AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION COSTS:
Cost for the shuttle will be $20.00 per student, in cash, paid to the driver. All students (flying or driving) are requested to bring a minimum of extra "stuff". Deadline for all flight information: June 10, 2012.
MAILING OF BEDDING:
If you will be mailing bedding, pillow, and towels: Please use UPS service. The campus post office is not open on Saturday or Sunday to receive mail or package delivery, so please mail articles with time! We suggest that you send all packages so they are scheduled to arrive by July 4-11. This will insure their arrival for check-in on Sunday, July 15. Students will run the risk of being without their bedding, etc. if mailed late. Elite Ecole TX staff will collect all received packages on, or before, Friday, July 13. Packages and boxes may be picked up in the dorm during check-in. We suggest that students retain their boxes so that they can re-pack them to move out on Saturday, July 28, or check the box as baggage on their return flight.
The Elite Ecole TX cannot be responsible for articles that students leave behind. Other conferences will follow us.
Please limit your articles to ONE box of a manageable size that you can carry.
We encourage parents to send students with traveler's checks in small increments, or a Visa check card, so that cash is available only as needed. Students will be able to use these checks when making purchases on or off campus. Suggested amount: $50.00 - 75.00
for the 14 days. (This is for incidentals, not including dance shoes or dance supplies.) Students should have a government - approved picture ID. They will need it to travel, and to cash traveler’s checks.
NO personal checks. NO two-party checks. NO lending of cash.
PAYMENT REMINDER: Deadline for all payments, paperwork, and photos: June 1, 2012
Each dorm room has an assigned telephone number. Instruments are provided in the rooms. All local calls are free. Long distance calls can be made only with a credit card, calling card, or collect.
The use of cell phones is NOT allowed during any class, seminar, or rehearsal. Cell phones must be turned OFF during those times.
St.MU and The Elite Ecole TX cannot be responsible for the loss or theft of any cell phone brought onto the campus during
The Intensive. St.MU and The Elite Ecole TX are not responsible for any unauthorized calls made on any cell phone brought to The Elite Ecole TX.
All rooms in Treadaway Hall are single rooms. Roommates choices will be placed next door, or across from one another. Suite mate choices will be placed directly across from their choices. All dancers will live in Treadaway Hall. There will be full-time chaperones in the dormitory throughout The Intensive. All dorm rooms are furnished with a desk, chair, bed with mattress and pad, carpet, closet and drawer space for each resident, window with blinds, and basic TV cable service. (televisions not provided) A large screen TV is on the 4th floor for co-ed use by all students. There are microwaves in common areas on each floor. Each room has a sink in the room. Showers and toilets are located at both ends of each floor. Community bathrooms will be cleaned daily by University housekeeping staff. Dorms are fully air conditioned. The University does not provide or rent refrigerators. Any food kept in room should be in zip-lock bags in order not to attract bugs.
SUGGESTED DORM ROOM NEEDS:
Twin sheets (extra-long), pillow, blanket or comforter, towels and wash cloths, alarm clock or clock radio, extension cord, power strip, laundry detergent and fabric softener. Students will clean their own rooms. Please note that all rooms are singles and are small, so minimize the amount of “stuff” that you bring with you! Please refer to room diagram in Treadaway Hall information.
NOT ALLOWED IN DORM ROOMS: Any electrical cooking appliances, potpourri burners, candles, incense burners, halogen lamps, due to fire hazard. You are not allowed to use nails or screws to attach anything to the walls or ceilings. Please do not tape or paste anything on the walls or ceilings. It will remove the paint, and you will be charged for damages at check-out.
Please read through these rules carefully!
REST AND RELAXATION:
Activities are planned for a one day trip to the San Antonio Riverwalk. All activities are scheduled with meal service hours in mind. Pack cool and comfortable clothes, good walking shoes (NOT flip-flops!), Bring bathing suits, and sunscreen for on campus pool fun!
See details and extra-curricular costs information included in the packet.
Cafeteria hours for three daily meals are posted on each floor of the dormitories, and in the food service facility. Meals have been planned with The Elite Ecole TX schedule in mind. The food service makes an effort to meet all dietary needs. If you have any particular and/or unique dietary requirements, it would be helpful to send us some written information or background material so that we can dialogue with the director of the University Food Service prior to the start of The Elite Ecole TX.
We can also put you directly in touch with the Food Service managers, if preferred.
All students can check for mail daily in the Elite Ecole office in the evening following rehearsal. Students will be responsible for picking up their own mail and packages. Times and place will be discussed in dorm meetings. Please no not send cash in the mail.
The Elite Ecole TX and St. Mary’s University are not responsible for loss of cash sent through the mail.
Reminder: There is no mail or package delivery on Saturday or Sunday:
Mailing address for all Elite Ecole TX students: (July 15 – July 28, 2012)
c/o The Elite Ecole TX
St. Mary’s University
One Camino Santa Maria
San Antonio, TX 78228-8583
Regular arrival of cards, letters, and packages are greatly appreciated by all students!!!
On campus church services are not available during the summer.
REFUNDS AND CONDUCT:
Students attending The Elite Ecole TX at St. Mary’s University are expected to maintain the highest standards of conduct. Students found in violation of The Elite Ecole TX standards are sent home. See Behavior Contract, Rules and Regulations. Once The Intensive has begun, fees paid for tuition, room, and board are non-refundable. If a student is sent home for reasons of unacceptable conduct, there is no refund of any kind. Due to the costs of contracting room and board for students, there are no exceptions to this policy regardless of the reason for withdrawal.
Students may check out following the performance and reception on Saturday, July 28. (around 3:00pm) All students must check
out by 5:00pm on Saturday, July 28. Shuttle service will be arranged for those needing transportation to the airport. Instructions concerning departure procedures and shuttle to the airport (if needed) will be covered again in dorm meetings toward the end of The Elite Ecole TX.
Lost key ?? There will be a $45.00 replacement fee charge! Replacement charge must be paid upon checkout.
All Elite Ecole TX students will participate in a student performance that will be open to the public. It will take place on:
Saturday, July 30 at 12:00 noon
At John Paul Stevens High School Auditorium
Tickets are $15.00 per person, general admission, and will be available at check-in, in the Elite Ecole TX office.
They will also be available at the door on the day of the performance. The auditorium lobby will be open at 11:00am for sales.
A reception for faculty, dancers, and parents will follow the July 28 performance to conclude The 2012 Elite Ecole TX. This is a festive way for all to celebrate 2 weeks of productive work, and to socialize with some Elite Ecole TX hospitality!
VIDEO AND CAMERA INFORMATION:
Please make note of the following:
>>>VIDEO RECORDING WILL NOT BE ALLOWED AT THE PERFORMANCE<<<
SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE WITH EACH CHOREOGRAPHER FOR
PERMISSION TO USE WORKS, OR TO STAGE CERTAIN CHOREOGRAPHY.
THE RECORDING OF THIS WORK IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
VIDEOS MAY NOT BE MADE OR SOLD UNDER LAWS OF COPYWRIGHT PROTECTION.
FINES MAY APPLY.
BE ADVISED THAT FLASH CAMERAS ARE NOT ALLOWED. FLASH IS DANGEROUS
TO THE DANCERS DURING PERFORMANCE AND COULD CAUSE INJURY
A final note to parents and friends who will attend the July 28 performance:
The final day of The Elite EcoleTX will be a very busy one. Preparations for the performance will have been intense. Dancers will have
had full days of classes and rehearsals all session. On Saturday, July 28, they will need to be especially focused. Students must be available for all final notes or special instructions given by the faculty. Classes and rehearsals are closed to parents and to the public throughout the intensive. We ask that you arrange your arrival time accordingly, and visit with your child following the performance.
Included with this packet is a list of hotels to assist those of you who will join us in San Antonio for the closing performance on July 30th.
The list includes both hotels located close to the airport, and those situated downtown on the historic San Antonio River Walk. The Elite Ecole TX faculty and staff look forward to visiting with you at the closing reception following the performance on Saturday, July 28.
We have enclosed some campus information to help students become familiar with the University prior to their arrival. For those who may be driving students into San Antonio for check-in on Sunday, July 15. Signs will be posted on campus to direct you to the dormitory and check-in.
We hope that we have answered all questions for parents and students so that The Elite Ecole TX experience will be an enjoyable and fulfilling one. We anticipate an exceptional 8th Annual Performance this year.
Buddy and Susan Trevino
The Joffrey Workshop TX / The Elite Ecole TX
Phone: (210) 744-1272