The Sopilka School of Ukrainian Dance is a group of children and young adults who have endeavoured to recreate some of the finest examples of Ukrainian Folklore through the art of dance. They have captured the true spirit of the land of their forefathers, Ukraine – a country known for its rich heritage. Sopilka has showcased the love for Ukrainian culture not only in Vegreville and Alberta; but also throughout Canada and internationally. The group has attracted wide attention with their extraordinary performances. Talent and determination have propelled the Sopilka School of Ukrainian Dance over the past 32 years.
The goals and objectives of the Sopilka School of Ukrainian Dance are:
Dance Season: September 25, 2017 – May 15, 2018
Classes and Cost: All Class Times are TBA, Venues are either Social Centre Hall B or Cultural Studio
GROUP COST INSTRUCTOR VENUE
YELLOW $275 KELSEY CULTURAL STUDIO
GREEN $300 CINDY SOCIAL CENTRE
BLUE $350 TBA TBA
RED $400 TBA TBA
BLACK $525 TBA TBA
ENSEMBLE $800 KELSEY CULTURAL STUDIO
ADULT $350 CINDY SOCIAL CENTER
Included in the above fees are: Individual and Group
photos; Group competition fees; Group costume rental and cleaning. However, the Ensemble is required to purchase their own Hopak costume.
COSTUMES: What do you need to own?
At Sopilka we are fortunate enough to have club owned costumes. Therefore dancers are only required to own:
Costumes rented to club members for solos, duets, trios, quartets, etc. will be charged a fee of $25 per additional costume, payable when costume is received.
Payment plans: Cash or Cheque
Full payment: October 16, 2017
3 Payments: October, November, & December 15, 2017
6 Payments: October, November, December, 2017 and January, February, & March 15, 2018
Resignation: Prior to January 1, 2018, a medical note is required for refunds. If dancer quits after January 1, 2017, refunds will NOT be allowed.
Annual General Meeting:
Will be held on September 25, 2017 at the Cultural Centre, commencing at 6:15 pm.
Will be held on the 1st dance Monday of every 2nd month, starting at 6:15 pm, at the Cultural Centre. Dates are: November 6, 2017, January 8, 2018, March 5, 2018 and May 7, 2018.
Will be held on the 1st dance Monday of every 2nd month starting at 6:15 pm, at the Cultural Centre. Dates are: October 2, 2017, December 4, 2017, February 5, 2018, April 9, 2018 and June 4, 2018.
ALL PARENTS are encouraged and welcomed to volunteer on the executive and other committees.
Fundraisers: Each family is required to raise $300 each
RED BOOT Cash Raffle: Each family is requested to sell 30 tickets worth $10 each
BOND CHEQUE REQUIREMENTS:
Reasons for cashing bond cheques: unpaid fees, unfulfilled participation or fundraising commitments, missed performances (competitions, Pysanka Festival, Seniors Tour and workshops) without prior notice given, and/or chronic tardiness. Bond cheques can be carried year to year and will be returned or shredded when the dancer is no longer dancing.
Two competitions for each group will be selected (plus Pysanka Festival) from the following list with the approval from the Executive and Instructors. Competition fees will be paid for two dances per group with exception to Ensemble where the club will pay for 3 dances.
Classes are held every Monday starting September 25, 2017 till May 07, 2018, except for the following:
Rehearsals are held the day prior to Zabava, February 2 2018 and Pryvit, May 14, 2018.
A rehearsal will be held on June 25, 2018 for Pysanka Festival.