GDC Master Calendar 2018-2019

We are open for all teacher workdays and early release days for Cobb County and Marietta City Schools. We do follow Marietta City Schools’ decisions for school closings due to inclement weather.

August 2018

2        Marietta City Schools … First Day of School

6       GDC classes begin, Welcome Orientation first 15 minutes of each class (August 6- 11).

September 2018

       Labor Day… GDC CLOSED

10       Teachers begin Recital costume measurements in class

17       Costume fee charged to all accounts…due by November 15

17-22  Bring a Friend Week!

24-29  Marietta City School’s Fall Break… GDC CLOSED

October 2018

1-6    GMDT in theatre rehearsals for Dracula. No Studio classes for THI- THII.

5-7  GMDT presents Dracula at The Strand Theatre.

October 5 at 7:30pm

October 6 at 2:00 & 7:30pm

October 7 at 2:00pm

Everyone is invited!

      Columbus Day … GDC OPEN

No Studio Classes for THI & THII

25-31  Dress Up Week… Students may wear costume to class (so long as it is appropriate, allows for movement, and is not a distraction)

31      Halloween … GDC OPEN

November 2018

6        Election Day…GDC OPEN

12      Veterans Day Observed…GDC OPEN

15       Recital Costume Payment DUE

19-24   Thanksgiving Holiday; GDC CLOSED

23-25  The Nutcracker … a GMDT Production

Friday at 7:30pm

Saturday at 2:00pm, 7:30pm

Sunday at 2:00pm

Jennie T. Anderson Theatre

Everyone is invited!

26      No studio classes for THI and THII

December 2018

12/21/18 – 1/3/19       Holiday Break…. GDC CLOSED

January 2019

       Holiday Break ends, Studio Opens for Classes

14      2018-19 Registration ends. Summer Registration Begins.

17       Performance Fee charged to accounts…due March 15

21      Martin Luther King Day Holiday …. GDC OPEN

28-Feb 2   Parent Observation Week

February 2019

1-2     Parent Observation Week (continued)


18-23   Marietta City School’s Mid-Winter Break …. GDC CLOSED

March 2019

15      Recital Performance Fee Due

18-23   GMDT In-Theatre Reharsals for Coppelia. No Studio Classes for ATI- THII.

22-24  GMDT presents Coppelia at The Jennie T. Anderson Theatre.

March 22 at 7:30pm

March 23 at 2:00 & 7:30pm

March 24 at 2:00pm

Everyone is invited!

25    No studio classes for TH1 & TH2

25-30   Recital Meetings last 20 minutes of each class.

April 2019

1-6     Marietta City School’s Spring Break …. GDC CLOSED

8        Keiko Guest Recital Portrait “Sign-up Sheets” are available at the Front Desk

27      All fees must be paid in full to participate in Recital.

29-May 4      Costume Handout and Meetings in class

May 2019

1-4     Costume Handout and Meetings (continued)

24      Marietta City Schools’ Last Day of School

25      GDC’s last day of classes

28-31   GDC Dress Rehearsals at the Marietta Performing Arts Center

31         Keiko Guest Recital Portraits taken at the Marietta Performing Arts Center

June 2019

1 & 2   GDC Recital 2019 at the Marietta Performing Arts Center

10      GDC Summer Camps and Drop-In Classes begin