Kidkast Re-Opening

Kidkast Re-Opening

From Tuesday 8th of June our indoor classes at Old Abbey Dance Studios will resume, in keeping with current government guidelines. It has been a long wait and we have a busy summer planned. We are looking forward to seeing everyone over the coming weeks. In June Our “on the lane” classes will continue and will run outside, throughout the month, weather permitting, and with a mix of indoor training. Zoom classes will be phased out and will stop (hopefully for good..!!!) Big News!!!  What’s new in June…?? Acro/Lyrical classes with Nina in person on Thursdays, from Thursday 10th June...

Kidkast Christmas Wishes

Kidkast Christmas Wishes

From everyone at Kidkast we wish you the very best Christmas. Please enjoy your time over the next few days with family and we hope that you have remained both safe and well during this difficult year. 2021 will be better and we look forward to seeing you all once restrictions lift. Please take care and we send all of the Christmas spirit to you and your family.

School Re-Opening Update

School Re-Opening Update

Last week’s announcement on the re-opening of dance classes was short lived. It would seem the politicians clamber to pat each other on the back was premature as Catherine Martin TD who is the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media clarified on Friday evening that dance classes per se were not allowed in level 3. Dance studios could open however only to allow 1 to 1 training. Minister Catherine Martin’s Update on Dance Training in Level 3 as of Friday 4th November 2020 While dance studios remain closed at Level 3, they are allowed to provide their...

Kidkast Class Update December 2020

Kidkast Class Update December 2020

In keeping with the current health guidelines, Kidkast will remain closed until restrictions allow otherwise. Currently there are no dance, drama singing, musical theatre classes or indoor gatherings allowed. Please see wording taken directly from gov.ie/en/publication/ad569-level-3/ Sports Training Outdoors: Non-contact training only in pods of up to 15 (for example: golf, tennis, horse riding, hunting, Gaelic games, soccer, outdoor basketball). There is an exemption for professional and elite sports and approved inter-county Gaelic games. Indoors: Individual training only. No exercise or dance classes (for example: no ballet, gymnastics, basketball, racketball, squash, zumba, drama). Organised Indoor Gatherings These are controlled environments...

Closing Date For Kidkast Virtual Competition

Closing Date For Kidkast Virtual Competition

Don’t forget the closing date for our online competition is tomorrow, Friday 20th November. Video entries must be sent via wetransfer.com using the email address kidkastvirtualcompetition@gmail.com We cannot wait to see what you all have to offer, including our family entries! We hope all you parents are practicing hard! The Live final will take place on Zoom on Sunday 29th November, where entries will be shared on screen and our judge’s decisions will be announced.  It will be a day filled with excitement, awards, and most importantly a moment for our students to shine. All our fantastic judges have now...

Kidkast – New App

Kidkast – New App

We have added a new Kidkast messaging facility today. It will allow for a Kidkast icon to locate on the home screen of your phone, tablet, or pc. We have included a link below and when activated will ask you to add it to your home screen, just follow the instructions. If you have an Android phone and allow for notifications, we are advised you will be notified to the icon on your home screen. Apple or IOS users will need to go into the App to see the notifications.   We hope it helps and please email us to...

Kidkast Virtual Competition

Kidkast Virtual Competition

We are so excited to announce the details of our virtual multi-genre competition on Sunday 29th November 2020 ! It will be a day filled with excitement, awards, and most importantly a moment for our students to shine. This competition is in-house and only open to Kidkast students and their families and there is no charge to enter. Students can enter in more than one category if they wish but no more than one entry per category. Each entry should be no longer than two minutes. The deadline for receipt of entries is Friday the 20th of November at 6pm....

Kidkast Zoom Class Update

Kidkast Zoom Class Update

It is possible that the current closure may run beyond the original three weeks. Given this we have decided to hold Zoom classes each week until we can re-open to keep up your training and, as always, it will be lovely to see you all. During the current closure we will hold each Monday Ballet and Modern with Federica, Tuesday will be Hip Hop with Karl and Wednesday will be Dance and Jazz Tech with Beth. Our schedule will be :- Monday is Ballet and Modern with Federica 4 – 4.45pm Primary and Grade 1 Ballet 4.45 – 5.30pm Grade...

Kidkast Update And News

Kidkast Update And News

With the move to Level 3 restrictions Kidkast will close from midnight tonight 6th October 2020 until restrictions allow us to re-open. Current advice is that things will be reviewed in 3 weeks and hopefully we will be allowed to re-open then. We will run classes today (Tuesday 6th October), as currently we are allowed to. Unfortunately, we are going to have to learn to live with and adapt our lifestyles to cope with Covid 19 and more closures are a possibility moving forward. Kidkast will continue to run by terms and our terms are now 9 weeks in duration...