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2018-19 Byron Dance Academy Apparel

2018-19 Byron Dance Academy Apparel is ready to be ordered! Please place all orders by December 1st to guarantee delivery by Christmas. All orders must be placed online at https://kaleels.com/product-category/byron-dance-academy


Meet the Instructors

Dance Instructor- Jessica Julian

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Jessica has been teaching dance for seventeen years. She loves teaching all styles of dance and is wonderful with dancers of all ages. When competing, Jessica won many awards at both regional and national levels. Her passion for music and kids shines in her choreography and class atmosphere! She was a member of Fourth Movement, a semi-professional ensemble that toured in Europe. Jessica has been choreographing for local high school dance teams in the surrounding areas for the past 10 years. She has enthusiasm for teaching, and it shows! Jessica always gets the best out of her students with her wonderful choreography and the positive environment she creates.

Dance Instructor- Camryn Mitchell

Camryn is a senior at Guilford High School and has always had a love for dance. She began dancing at Evolve Dance Company in 2012. She has volunteered and performed on the Creative Team at CityFirst Church over the past several years. She has experience in a variety of styles including jazz, hip hop and lyrical/contemporary. Camryn loves working with kids of all ages and knows firsthand the impact dance has at a young age and is excited to share her passion with her students.


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The Byron Park District dance program includes five sessions. The fifth session ends with the Recital. Dancers performing in the recital must register for the second, third, fourth and fifth sessions. Attendance at dress rehearsal and the performance will be required. A $50.00 costume deposit fee will be charged for each recital class at the start of the second session, for Jazz/Lyrical classes a $75.00 deposit fee. To perform in the recital, participants must be registered by November 4th.

Session Dates: Session I: September 10 - October 22, Session II: November 5 - December 20, Session III: January 7 - February 21, Session IV: March 4 - April 25 (No class 3/25 - 3/28), Session V: April 29 - June 6.

Recital Dress Rehearsal- Friday, June 7th, 9:00AM - 7:00PM at the Byron Middle School Theater

Recital A: Saturday, June 8th, 2:00 p.m. at the Byron Middle School Theater

Recital B: Saturday, June 8th, 5:00 p.m. at the Byron Middle School Theater


Upcoming Classes

Byron Dance Academy offers quality recital dance instruction for children ages 3 - 13 years. Open registration for the 2019-20 school year will be in August 2019. Classes offered include ballet, combo dance, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, and tap. Be sure to look for summer class and dance camp information in our next brochure. Summer classes and camps are great for returning students and for trying the program prior to making a commitment for the 2019-20 dance year.


Dress Code

Participants in the Byron Park District Dance Program are required to adhere to the following dress code:

Ballet Level 1: Beige ballet shoes are required for this class.

Boys Class: Athletic clothes, no jeans. Black tap shoes and clean sneakers are required.

Combo 1 & 2: Leotard, tights, athletic shorts or spandex shorts, black tap shoes, black jazz shoes, ballet shoes (pink or beige), hair pulled back.

Hip Hop 1, 2, 3: Athletic clothes, clean sneakers, hair pulled back.

Hip Hop Mini: Athletic clothes and clean sneakers, hair pulled back.

Jazz-Lyrical 1 & 2: Leotard, spandex shorts, skirts, foot paws (nude), hair pulled back.

Jazz-Lyrical 3: Tight fitting clothes, tank tops, leggings, or spandex shorts, Foot paws (nude), hair pulled back.

Jazz Level 1: Athletic clothes or leotard, black jazz shoes, hair pulled back.

Tap Level 1: Athletic clothes, black tap shoes, hair pulled back.

Tiny Tots: Leotard, tights, skirts or spandex shorts, ballet shoes (pink or beige), black tap shoes, hair pulled back.

NOTE: Shoes/attire can be purchased at Foot Lodge, Payless Shoe Store, and Walmart.

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