A SAD day for Canadian Performing Arts
September 14th, 2011


So You Think You Can Dance Canada CANCELLED!

After 4 very successful seasons and a triumphant Season 4 finale this past weekend, Canada’s dancers will no longer face the music on national TV.

“I can confirm that So You Think You Can Dance Canada has not been renewed for a fifth season,” said Scott Henderson, vice-president, communications, Bell Media.

“After four seasons and 92 episodes, CTV has decided to pursue other program strategies. This decision was made after careful consideration, including viewership and economic factors. We remain extremely proud of the legacy of So You Think You Can Dance Canada, including raising the profile of dance in this country.”

The show remained strong in the ratings this summer, averaging just over a million viewers a week, making it one of the highest rated Canadian-made programs on the air.

However sources said the numbers for Sunday’s finale were almost 30 per cent lower than last year.

This is a great loss to the Canadian dance community and perhaps yet another sign of where profit takes precedent over quality, content and the future of Canadian talent.

The hope now will be for the creation of an all new venue to once again allow some of the best dancers in the world a chance to perform, compete and gain recognition on a national stage, but sadly that maybe a long way off as many may choose not to follow in the same footsteps of So You Think You Can Dance Canada, where they too may have to eventually withdraw where profits are king and nothing else really matters.

We Love Leggings! We Know You Do Too!
September 1st, 2011


Many of us today love the look, feel and comfort of leggings, but notice how the selection in the marketplace is unbelievably boring. Dull colours or crazy wild prints that are too tricky to wear, reducing their versatility and overall appeal.

Well we’d like to change that with our new line of specialty leggings that can easily be dressed up or dressed down. Whether you wear them to a party, to a club or just because, our new leggings line aims to please.

Our leggings are made of high quality 4-way metallic stretch fabric and come in 15 fabulous colours. Sized from XS to L and available in ankle or capri lengths, these ‘must have’ leggings are as comfortable as they are attractive and will fit you like a second skin! Need custom sizing? Well you know that’s our specialty!

contact us for details.

Volume discounts and Wholesale distributor inquiries welcome!

Dance season gears up…
September 1st, 2011


Are you ready? We are!

Here we go into another exciting season of dance and as we expect, here comes another energized generation of outstanding talent ready to strut their stuff for all to see.

As dance schools and their student’s across North America ready themselves, we await the inevitable rush of the season that comes like a giant wave as everyone positions themselves for competitions and the eventual recitals that follow. At Kats Designs we’re as ready as ever to design and manufacturer dance costumes to just about any theme and budget our customer’s can conjure up and if their creativity of the past is any indication of what’s to come, then we’re also as excited as ever to get started.

Just a reminder as always that our production fills up very quickly and as we aim to service as many schools, studios and individuals as we possibly can, we’ll eventually have to say ‘sorry we’re completely booked’, so please contact us as soon as you have your idea’s and thought’s together to be part of the experience we share every season with the dance community.

We’re excited, we’re ready, we’re pumped…so let the fun begin!

Design of the Month!
September 1st, 2011


September’s Design – Dance Costume

Our feature design for September is for one of our custom dance costumes available in any color and fabric combination of your choice. Our dance costumes can be ordered in a standard size or custom made to an individual’s specific measurements.

If you are looking for something special let us create a design just for you! Our custom designs are no charge and the process is fun, simple and the results are outstanding and tailored to your specific budget.

For further information please contact us