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Our newsletters are produced during the months of September through May. Please check this page during the school year for the most current edition of our newsletter to ensure you are up-to-date on everything you need to know related to your child’s dance. In an effort to be "green," limited quantities of the newsletters are printed and available at the studio for pickup. We ask that you please retrieve the newsletters via this website by printing your own copy using the link below, or simply read the information from the posted version below.

Recital Dates

We have confirmed our recital dates:

Recital 1 - Saturday, June 4 at 2PM

Recital 2 - Saturday, June 4 at 6:30PM

Both shows will be held at the Rogers High School Auditorium.


Recital Dressed Rehearsal

Both dressed rehearsals will be held at Old High Middle School, located at 406 NW 2nd St in Bentonville.

Recital 1 dressed rehearsal will be held June 2nd beginning at 4 pm

Recital 2 dressed rehearsal will be June 3rd beginning at 2 pm.


Finale Rehearsal
We will rehearse the finales for recitals on May 22nd at the studio before dress rehearsal so we can work out the details and timing of the finale before dressed rehearsal. These rehearsals are not mandatory but we encourage all to participate that can so your child will be more prepared and confident at dressed rehearsal and recital. Recital 1 finale rehearsal is from 1 pm to 2 pm. Recital 2 students will rehearse from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm. The  Competition Team parents will be having a bake sale and other goodies for sale in the parking lot during these rehearsals to raise money to travel to Disney for Dance Team competitions this summer.

Recital 1 Classes

Recital: Saturday, June 4th at 2:00 pm


Class Day/Time                        Instructor

Monday 4:30                              Bailey

Monday 5:30                              Devon

Monday 6:30                              Devon

Tuesday 4:00                              Bailey

Tuesday 4:00                              Dorothy

Wednesday 3:30                        Bailey

Wednesday 4:30                        Anna

Wednesday 5:30                        Anna

Wednesday 7:30                        Bailey

Thursday 4:00                            Sara Jo

Thursday 5:00                            Sara Jo

Thursday 6:00                            Sara Jo

Saturday 9:30                             Arianne

Saturday 10:30                           Arianne

Competition Team Dances

Pre-Company Dances

NWA Regional Dance Company

Recital 2 Classes

Recital: Saturday, June 4th at 6:30 pm


Class Day/Time                  Instructor

Monday 4:30-6:00         Blue and Red

Monday 6:00-7:30                                

Tuesday 7:00-8:30                                

Tuesday 7:00-8:00                   

Wednesday 6:30                Sara Jo

Thursday 7:00                     Sara Jo

Competition Team Dances

Pre-Company Dances

NWA Regional Dance Company


Recital Tickets

We’re working with TutuTix again this year to make it easier for you to get tickets. Gone are the days of coming to the studio, waiting in line, and spending your valuable time purchasing tickets. The free tickets you receive for your paid recital fee will also be available through this process. You will receive a code via email prior to tickets going on sale to use on their web site so that you may select your free tickets. Each code is unique so don’t share your codes with anyone. The code will only be emailed to families who have all fees paid. The codes will be emailed by April 21st.

Tickets will go on sale May 6th at 8:00 am. At that time, you can purchase tickets in the following ways:

  • Go to our special TutuTix page on your computer, tablet, or smart phone  at

  • Go to their Facebook Fan Page and click the “Buy Tickets” tab at the top

  • Take the link at the top of this website

  • Or just call 855-222-2TIX


Parents will receive 4 comp tickets with their paid recital fee of $45.00 and 6 comp tickets for families with more than 1 student with a paid recital fee of $55.00. Additional tickets can be purchased at this time.


Ticket prices will be:

Adult (Ages 19+): $15.00

Student (Ages 13-18): $10.00

Child (Ages 3-12): $8.00

 Note that you will need a credit or debit card to buy tickets, and that tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. So, buy early to get better seats!

You’ll have several options for how you want your ticket delivered. You can have it emailed to you, sent to your mobile phone internet browser, and even add it to your Apple Passbook at no charge. Or, you can choose to have TutuTix mail you foil-embossed keepsake tickets for an additional fee– with your dancer’s name printed directly on the ticket!

 Students in the recital will not need a ticket as they will remain backstage to perform their dance routines and recital finale.


Practice DVDs                                       

Most classes for the younger students have their recital dance practice DVDs made. If you haven’t received one, please check at the studio desk.


Snack Money                                    

Parents, please send snack food or money for snacks with your child. Most children are hungry after school and need a snack of some kind. We are having more and more of the students asking for food at the studio.


Recital T-Shirts                      

T-shirts will be ordered on May 16th. The shirts will be white in a tri-poly blend cotton that is extra soft with black/pink lettering. There will be a design on the front and names of all students participating in recital on the back. Shirts will be available in child and adult sizes. They should run the same size as last year's recital T's. There are size samples located in the lobby of last year's recital T's. The cost is $20.00 each. Extras will be ordered but to guarantee the correct size and quantity available. We  would suggest pre-ordering your shirt. Order forms will be available at the desk and need to be pre-paid. Orders need to be turned in by May 16th.


5 Year Awards  

Below are the names we have on record for being at the studio for 5 years. If you believe your child has been at Ballet Westside for 5 years and her name is not listed, please let us know.

Kinsley Best

Karahlyn Ker

Katelyn Ker

Madeline Kyle

Deja Martinez

Jennifer Merlino

Perla Morales


Half June Tuition  

As stated in the  studio brochure and in the tuition policy guide, half June tuition will be due by May 31st. Please submit payment at the lobby desk. If you are signed up for auto debit, your account will be debited on May 31st.


Downtown Performance                                  

The NWA Regional Dance Co. and the Ballet Westside Competition Team will perform Saturday, May 14 at 11:00 am at the Frisco Stage in downtown Rogers.






Please check our CALENDAR page for important dates!

The Nutcracker performance dates are tentatively scheduled for December 10th & 11th at Springdale High School Performing Arts Center. Performance times to be announced. The show will be performed by the members of the Northwest Arkansas Regional Dance Company.


Up! All Night                                   

The studio will be hosting an Up! all Night Welcome to Summer party. The party will be May 14th from 6 pm on Saturday until 9 am on Sunday. The cost for this fun-filled night is $30.00 for all night or $25.00 to stay until midnight. Bring an extra set of clothes for water balloon fun and Jackson Pollock painting outside. This event is offered to students ages 6 and up. Students will enjoy food, snacks, drinks, games, karaoke contests, movies, arts & crafts, and of course, dancing fun! Students may bring friends if they would like. Students need to bring a sleeping bag, pillow, pajamas, and whatever else they may need to spend the night.

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