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Closed for Thanksgiving
**We will be closed on Tues, Nov 24th through Sat, Nov 28th for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Book Your Birthday Party Now!

We want to host your Princess or Frozen birthday party!

Let us create a day that your dancer will never forget! We are booking now for this season, so contact us for more info!

Dates & Events
Shining Stars
Second Saturday of every month from 10-11am.
Shining Stars is a dance program now in it’s 9th season that creates a class specifically designed for kidswith special needs. This free class is open to anyone in the community who has a child that could benefit from this fun class!
Contact Marilyn for more info     
Nov 24-28 - Thanksgiving
The studio will be closed November 24-28 for Thanksgiving. 
Dec 5 - Holiday Cabaret
Our fundraiser for the Meg’s Smile Foundation will be December 5th. More info to come! 
Dec 6 - Fuquay- Varina Christmas Parade
Springs Dance Company dances in the Fuquay- Varina Christmas Parade! 3pm 
Dec 12 - Holly Springs Christmas Parade
Holly Springs Parade 10am line up, 11am start. More Info HERE 
Dec 12 - Holly Springs Christmas Parade
More info to come! 
Dec 19 - Dance Theatre Auditions
For dancers ages 8 and up who are continuing students. 8:30-9:30am in studio 148. See Ms. Denise for more info! 
Dec 20 - Nutcracker Sharings
Ballet Select & Springs Ballet Company Nutcracker sharings at 3pm in studio 148 
Dec 14 - Jan 2 - Winter Break
The studio will be closed for Winter Break from Dec 14 until Jan 2. *Longer winter break this year due to an extra week in yearly calendar. 
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Just in time for the holidays!

Just in time for the holidays!

We sold out of our #HSSOD shirts, so we now have a new stock in lots of sizes!

Pink – Children’s Sizes - S, M, L
Black – Adult Sizes – S, M, L, XL

Stop by the front desk in studio 144. All shirts are $13.87 w/tax.

HSSOD Holiday Ornaments! Only $5!

A Note from the Director

October was a FABULOUS month at HSSOD! We had so many fun things going on every week.
Here are some of the highlights!

  • We loved sharing our classes during Observation Week! It was so nice to see so many family members supporting our dancers.
  • We had a fabulous trip to East Carolina University for their HS Day of Dance!
  • We had terrific performances at Open Dance Night and THRILLER! Congratulations to an amazing cast who was a delight to work with on this project. Your performances at the Haunted Farm were wonderful! Thanks again to Brianna Steers for doing an awesome job reconstructing this piece!
  • Huge thanks to everyone who came out to support the Fall Festival! We raised over $8,000 to support SDC this year! We are so thankful to all of the parents who worked so hard to make this event so wonderful!

November is a month where lots of rehearsals and planning are happening for some great December events. We can’t wait to celebrate the Meg’s Smile Foundation with our Holiday Cabaret performances, the parades, and our Nutcracker sharing by Springs Ballet Company. Check out all of the items listed on the website for more details about some fun events!

I sincerely hope and pray that your family has a wonderful Thanksgiving. We are so grateful to be a special part of your child’s life.
Happy Thanksgiving!
Love, Marilyn

We would like to thank all of the Gold and Silver Sponsors of our Fall Festival. Please support the following businesses:

Fritz Orthodontics, Total Health & Skin Center, Oak City Construction, Releve, Trolley Pub, Arbon Orthodontics, Medlin-Davis, Wommer Insurance, Khara Orthodontics, The Thomas/Guertin Team - Allen Tate Realtors

Anderson Chiropractic Center

Dance Theatre Auditions!

Calling all ballerinas! Ms. Denise will be holding auditions on Sat. Dec. 19th from 8:30-9:30am studio 148 for this year’s Dance Theatre production.

Dancers ages 8 and up who are continuing students are welcome to audition. Come prepared to learn a phrase that you will share for Ms. Denise.

14th Annual Holiday Cabaret

Tickets are on sale on Nov. 2nd at the Holly Springs Cultural Arts for $6.00. All participating classes have been notified, but please check with your instructor if you have questions. We love producing this show set to great holiday music while we support the Meg’s Smile Foundation.

Concert times are:
Sat., Dec. 5th at 9:30am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm, 5:00pm, and 7:00pm.

Make this a part of your family’s holiday tradition!

Check with your teacher to see if your child’s class is participating in “Act Two” of Holiday Cabaret! Many classes are inviting friends & family to the studio Dec. 7-12 for an informal sharing. Donation jars will be available for folks, who want to support the Meg’s Smile Foundation. Thanks!

Ballet Select & Springs Ballet Co. Nutcracker Sharings

Please join us on Sun., Dec. 20th at 3:00pm in studio 148 for a wonderful afternoon of variations from the Nutcracker Ballet performed by our very talented Springs Ballet Company and Ballet Select class. Open to all! FREE!

Any dancers ages 5 and up who would like a special part in the sharing should come dressed in their ballet clothes at 2:30! We need you! Take advantage of this fun opportunity!

Huge THANKS from the Macy’s Dancers!

We want to take a moment to sincerely thank everyone for their love and support of our Macy’s Girls!

You have helped us raise over $17,000 to make this dream become a reality. Watch for our girls with the Spirit of America dancers on NBC Thanksgiving morning! We love yall!

We hope that everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving!
Happy Thanksgiving!
We are so thankful for you and your children!

Dancin' Our Way to Costa Rica!
A Message from Lisa Tinglestad

I would like to thank my wonderful HSSOD family for their amazing support for the girls and myself through this difficult time. I know Paul is honored by the Paul’s Pirates and the amazing things that are being done for the community! I am truly blessed to be surrounded by so many wonderful and caring people.

Lisa, Kristyn and Kaleigh

Where did you wear your HSSOD shirt this summer?

We are creating a fun contest where you could win one year’s FREE tuition for a class for next season!

All year long we want you to bring a picture to the studio of you wearing a HSSOD shirt in a cool location (hot local spot, vacationing, etc.) At the end of the season, we will load them onto our website for families to vote for their favorite. Whoever gets the most votes will win free tuition for one class for the next season!

We’ve already seen kids in Switzerland, Paris, Italy, Chicago, beaches, with 100 year old relatives, etc. Be creative and have fun!

“The Children Who Had Roses For Noses.”

“The Children Who Had Roses For Noses.” by Richard Dobbs and Marilyn Chappell

PS... I have to share some exciting news…

My dear friend Richard Dobbs (gifted artist) and I have been working on a Children’s book entitled “The Children Who Had Roses For Noses.” I wrote the book when I was pregnant with Skylar. My husband Chris and I had been told that she might have Downs Syndrom, but we made the choice not to do further testing and risk losing Skylar. When she was born perfectly healthy, we were thrilled but had a whole new sense of compassion for parents having children with special needs. I told Richard about the book and that I wondered if he would be interested in illustrating it. He shared with me that he has a sister with Downs Syndrom and would love to be a part of this.

The story is really about celebrating our uniqueness and unconditional love. You can check out our book at We hope you like it!

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Yoga with Pam!

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Help a Dancer!

Do you have a way that you could support someone in our dance family? We can share acts of kindness in a variety of ways. During what has been a very difficult time for many families, here are some ways you might be able to help….

  • Offer to donate gently used shoes or leotards to share with others.
  • Pay it forward; offer to pay for a costume or one month’s tuition for a struggling family.
  • Organize a carpool to lesson the burden of transportation.
  • Volunteer your services (props construction, sewing, graphic design work, working at events) to help dancers organizing events.
  • Pledge to say something positive to every dancer you come in contact with for a whole week. Who knows, it just might become a habit and kindness is contagious!
  • Be creative! We’re open to any suggestions!

We work hard to reach out to our community, but we also want to take care of each other! Thanks for your help!