• Megan Ross

August 2019

Thank you for a wonderful summer of camps and intensives! The 2019-2020 season is quickly approaching and we can't wait to jump into the school year class schedule with you all. Please review the most up to date 2019-2020 class schedule below:

Important Dates:

  • Faculty Meeting is Monday, Aug. 12 4:00-6:00 pm at Barriskill. There will be snacks!

  • Barriskill's Back to School Party is Friday, Aug. 23 5:00-7:00 pm. There will be snacks, t-shirts, car magnets, and a Zumba class from 5:30-6:30pm taught by Paula! We advertise this as a chance to meet the teacher and would love to have as many of you as are able in attendance.

  • First day of classes is Saturday, Aug. 24

  • The studio is closed Saturday, Aug. 31 - Monday, Sept. 2 for Labor Day Weekend. All classes are cancelled.

August Payroll:

Your timesheet for all of August 2019 is due in your mailbox upstairs by Friday, Aug. 23. You can either include the first week of classes on your August timesheet or wait and combine with September hours.


  • Studio 6 is almost ready! We are excited to use the new space and will discuss access and amenities in the Faculty meeting on Aug. 12.

  • The space that used to be Mari's upstairs office has been converted to a Faculty lounge! Please use this space to store belongings during class, prepare to teach, rest, and eat.

Nutcracker Audition:

Auditions for The Nutcracker 2019 are on Saturday, Sept. 7 11:30am-4:00pm for students ages 7+. While not everyone is directly involved you might be asked questions or be impacted by rehearsals and performances.

Adult Classes:

We have several NEW adult classes for the 2019-2020 season! Faculty are invited to take any of our drop-in classes free of charge.


  • Adult Ballet with Kristin 7:30-8:30pm

  • Adult Hip Hop in Heels with Josh 8:30-9:30pm


  • Adult Tap with JoAnna 6:45-7:45pm

  • Zumba with Paula 7:45-8:45pm

  • Acting for TV & Film with Liza 7:45-8:45pm


  • Yoga with Kristin 10:00-10:45am


  • Int/Adv Ballet with Elliot 9:30-11:00am


  • Zumba with Paula 9:30-10:30am

  • Open Level Ballet with Elliot 11:45am-1:15pm

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