Grier School is a boarding and day school for girls in grades 7 -12, located in Central Pennsylvania. Our 300 students enjoy a well-rounded education in academics, athletics and the arts.
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The Grier School would like to invite you to our 8th Annual Grier Gala to be held on April 1st through April 6th at the Grier School. We will offer workshop classes and host two performances: a student showcase and a professional revue.
The student showcase performance is at 7:00pm Friday on April 4th and features one representative piece from each participating school, as well as, an opening number choreographed by Crystal Frazier of Renee Harris Rhaw. The opening number rehearsals are nightly from 5:30 - 8:30pm April 1st - April 3rd. Students who wish to participate in the opening number must be present for all rehearsals. Technical rehearsal schedules for the student showcase performance will be mailed.
Gala workshop classes take place April 5th and April 6th from 9:00am - 2:30pm, with a lunch break from noon to 12:30pm. There is a dinner break on April 5th for students to eat off-campus. Any student interested in the Grier Summer Dance Intensive Program must register for the program prior to attending this Gala Workshop. Grier offers full and partial scholarship to the Summer Dance Intensive Program. Students must register for the Gala Workshop classes in order to audition for the Summer Dance Intensive Program.
The performance on April 5th at 7:30 pm will consist of all the followinwg professional companies:
Suarez Moving Project
New Jersey Dance Ensemble
Steps Dance Ensemble
The workshop classes on April 5 - 6th will consist of the following faculty:
Jon Lehrer, LehrerDance
Greer Reed, Reed Dance
Matthew Farmer, Hope College
Crystal Frazier, Rennie Harris Rhaw
Christene Kerber, Royal Caribbean
Brian Sanders, Junk
Bradley Shelver, Steps Ensemble & Steps on Broadway
Val Suarez, Suarez Moving Project
Nancy Turano, New Jersey Dance Ensemble & Alvin Ailey Dance
Scholarships will be awarded from:
Steps on Broadway
LehrerDance Summer Intensive
Reed Dance Intensive
Grier Summer Intensive
Please do not miss this opportunity! Due to the popularity and growth of the program and traveling expenses and expertise of the professionals, the fee for this year's Gala is $200 per student. The fee covers the workshop classes, lunches, and a seat at the professional performance on April 5th. Our theatre of 320 provides seating for all Gala students, but additional tickets may be purchased at the door for $35 each, cash only. The show on April 4th is open to all parents and teachers, free of charge.
Registration for the 2014 Gala Workshop/Performance is due by March 16th. Please make checks payable to the Grier School and mail to:
The Grier School
Attn: Jocelyn Hrzic
2522 Grier School Rd
Tyrone, PA 16686
ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE PERMISSION FORM SIGNED AND RETURNED WITH REGISTRATION.
Red Cross drive for students and staff. Must have permission if under 16.
Special events planned
- Acad Support/Resources
- AP & Course Descriptions
- Art History
- Elite Scholars
- - Email/phone list
- Modern Languages
- - TOEFL iBT Testing