Important Notice Regarding Recital Rules

  1. Please label all costume pieces, including shoes, with your child's first and last name. The studio is not responsible for lost items.
  2. Stay with your group at all times in your assigned dressing room. If you are caught roaming the school you will not perform in the show. No exceptions! Anyone entering the auditorium must have a ticket!
  3. For rehearsal, please wear your full costume, tights, have make-up on, and hair done.
  4. No food or drinks are permitted in the auditorium or dressing rooms.
  5. Please wear a cover-up over your costume until you are ready to line up.
  6. Snap shots can be taken during dress rehearsal only. Absolutely no pictures to be taken during the actual show.
  7. No videos are to be taken during the actual show. Professional videos will be taken; order forms are available.
  8. For rehearsal and recital, all children are to come dressed in their first costume.
  9. Hair: Each class has an assigned hair-do. If none has been specified, please wear your hair in a bun.
  10. Make-up: Make-up should be on the dancer before arrival. Make-up should be very dark because of the stage lighting. *Hint- The more prepared you are at home before you arrive at the recital, the less aggravation you will have at show time. Please try to have your child ready with plenty of time to spare!
  11. You may help your child in the dressing room, but please do not leave the auditorium in the middle of a dance number. Only exit the auditorium in between performances, and please do so quickly and quietly.
  12. Every dancer is welcome to stay for the finale.
  13. If your child is under 5 and will not stay in the dressing room alone, his/her parents should stay with them.
  14. No underwear are to be worn under costumes.
  15. No jewelry of any kind is to be worn, including earrings and belly rings.
  16. No nail polish!
  17. Recital Night: Our recital will take place at Valley Senior High School auditorium in New Kensington. The show starts at 6:00PM Friday and Saturday Night. The dancers in the first half of the show must report to their dressing rooms by 5:15PM. Dancers only in the second half of the show must report no later than 7:00PM. The matinee show starts at 12:00PM Saturday. Dancers in the first half of the show must report to their dressing rooms by 11:15AM. Dancers only in the second half of the show must report no later than 1:00PM.
  18. Everyone's tuition and costumes must be paid in full by the end of May or your child will not perform in the recital.