2011–12 Week 15


We hope that everyone who attended the Term 2 Member Workshop on February 4th and 5th enjoyed themselves. Thank-you to our Principal Instructor, Michael Milette, for leading the workshop and our two GMALs and Club volunteers who assisted with organizing and running this event.


February 11 at TCU Place. Theme “Paint the Town Red”; open for your interpretation. Dance tickets purchased in class are available for pick up in class until February 9th, 2012. To date we have sold 298 tickets. If you missed purchasing tickets in class you may still buy your tickets online through Picatic until Tuesday February 7th, 2012. Prizes will be awarded to the best costume/outfit for the following categories: best female, best male, and best couple.

In response to member feedback doors for this dance will open at 7:30pm, dancing is from 8pm until midnight. Please fill out a member feedback form or send us an email if you are or are not satisfied with this time change.


There will be no ballroom dance classes during the University mid-term break, Sunday February 19th through to Saturday February 25th, 2012. Classes will resume on Sunday February 26th, 2012.


PARKING AT GPUC: Grosvenor Park United Church staff have requested we remind our members that we are not permitted to park behind the Church as this is reserved for the Saskatoon School of Dance. Parking for Ballroom members is restricted to street parking.


Instructor Recruitment

Each year advanced dancers are invited to try out to become an instructor for the Club. A recruitment workshop will be held at Albert Community Center (ACC) at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 12th, 2012. Advanced students with an interest in teaching are encouraged to considered trying out. Information letters and application forms are available on the Club website and at all teaching locations. Think about attending the recruitment session or encourage a friend to, who you observe to be a skilled dancer. Please submit applications by February 6th, 2012 and according to the instructions on the form, so that we may plan for the expected numbers.