All classes are cancelled today, 2/20/18!

Dear HIDA Families,

To ensure the safety of our students and teachers, we decide to CANCEL all class today, 2/20/18.

Please feel free to makeup today’s lesson at available classes on our schedule at anytime, even in the following term.

Please check our website,, for updates and stay informed about tomorrow’s classes.

Thank you and please stay warm and safe.

Yang Zou

2/10/18 & 2/11/18 Performances Schedule


*****IMPORTANT! ******

The organizer of 2/11/18’s show had just notified me that there is a schedule change. They want us to start dress rehearsal at 2pm tomorrow at theater. ALL DANCERS PLAESE ARRIVE THE THEATER AT 1:30PM. Makeup and hair should be done at home. Costumes can be changed in the theater.

Thanks very much!



2/10/18 Confucius Institute’s Chines New Year Performance at West Linn High School Performing Arts Center

Dance: 1940

Dancers: Anna Dong, Emma Shu, Joyce Chen, Sara Shao, Julia Chen, Angela Su, Lucia Zhang

10-12: Dance team class as scheduled.
* The dancers who goes to the Confucius Institute’s performance should only take the class till 11am.

12pm: Dancers must arrive West Linn High School Performing Arts Center and check in with Mr. Yang Zou
* Please have make up and hair done at home!

12-12:30pm: Preprare for the show in theater.

12:30-12:45pm: Reheatsal on stage.

12:45pm-2:30pm: Dancers can rest in theater with parents or go out for lunch with parents.

2:30pm: Dancers must be back to theater and meet Mr. Yang Zou before or on 2:30pm. Dancers must be ready for performance before/at 2:30pm.

2:30-3pm: Prepare the performance.

3-5pm: performance.

Dancers can go home after the performance. Please informing Mr. Yang Zou before leaving.

2/11/18 Chinese New Year Gala at Cleverland High School

Dance: Fairis from The Sleeping Beauty

Dances: Anna Dong, Angela Su, Lucia Zhang, Sara Shao, Ariel Mai, Alice Duan, Emily Liang, Stella Wang, Megan Tian, Daisy Kim, Fiona Wang, Amy Kang, Vivian Tan, Julia Chen, Joyce Chen, Alekha Beresford.

2-2:30pm: Dancers arrive
2:30pm: Rehearsal Half-hour call
2:30-3pm: Dancers prepare for rehearsal on stage.
3-5pm: Dress rehearsal. (with hair, makeup & costumes)
5pm: Dinner (Provided by show organizer. Please prepare your own if your kid has any food allergy)
5-6:30pm: Break
6:30pm: Performance Half-hour call
6:30-7pm: Dancers prepare for the performance.
7-9pm: Performance.

* Dancers must arrive the theater before or on half-hour calls.
* Dancers must have makeup and hair done at the home before arriving the theater. Dancers should change costumes in theater. Please make sure your young dancers have clean tights, clean shoes.
* Dancers do not need tickets for 2/11/18 perofmence. Parents need to purchase tickets to watch the 2/11/18 show. The Chinese Friendship Association of Portland sells tickets at $15 each if purchased before 2/1/18, but will be $20 per ticket after 2/1/18. To buy tickets, please contact Chinese Friendship Association of Portland. For 2/10 performance, each dancer can have 2 complimentary tickets to 2/10 performance. Please get the tickets from Mr. Yang Zou.
* Please DO NOT SHARE MAKEUP & HAIR PRODUCTS to prevent any skin allergic reaction.
* Most likely we will be the 2nd dance of the 2/11/18 show, so dancers can go home after rehearsal and performance if that fits your kids’ schedules better. But dancers must return to theater before half-hour calls with proper makeup, hair and dancewears.
* We encourage everyone to watch the whole show even after our performances. Yet, our dancers are ok to leave early after their dance as some of them might need to rest early to prepare for the following school day.

Young Art, thank you for support!

Haiyan International Dance Academy and International Performing Arts-The Rising Stars Dance Team is proudly sponsored by Young Art.

Young Art offers drop in art lessons for ages two and up, as well as birthday parties year round. Young Art believes that by fostering a vibrant atmosphere to learn and inspire creativity, they are purposefully equipping young artists with the foundation and resources to advance their confidence, ingenuity, and skill sets. You can find Young Art at Washington Square Mall next to the Nordstrom ebar, where they are open all mall hours. Come learn to work with various mediums such as oil pastels, water pastels, paint, clay, and now digital art!


Shin Shin Foods, Thank you very much!

Haiyan International Dance Academy and International Performing Arts-The Rising Stars Dance Team is proudly sponsored by Evergreen Brand by Shin Shin Foods.

Located in Portland, Oregon, Shin Shin Foods is dedicated to manufacturing high quality products from the finest ingredients. Their products are manufactured under a HACCP program and food safety is their first priority. Their line of fresh noodles and wrappers are the best in town! But, they also offer many other items. Please click the link bellow for more information about Shin Shin Foods and the updates on their products, services, and news.
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Phone: 503-262-7733
Fax: 503-262-7834.
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Beaverton studio will be closed from 6am-12pm tomorrow, 5/28/17.

The City of Beaverton plans to close part of Allen Blvd. and all of Arctic Dr. (and also blocking vehicle access to Sunshine Ct.) on Sunday May 28th from 6:00am to 12:00pm. The reason why is Beaverton is participating in the Rose City Half Marathon route. Half marathoners are scheduled to in the area between 8:00am and 9:30am. Thus, our Beaverton studio will be closed from 6am-12pm tomorrow, 5/28/17. All classes in the morning are canceled. The other classes after 12pm on 5/28/17 will be offered as scheduled.



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