Recital Info

Six Ballerinas Performing
Our annual Spring Dance Concert/Recital is held in the late Spring at Wallkill Valley High School Auditorium. It is an exciting and fun filled day when all the students of Dance Expression have an opportunity to perform and share all they have learned.

Dancers in Concert - 2018
Saturday, May 26, 2018
SHOWS @ 10:30, 1:30, 4:30 & 7:30
Wallkill Valley High School 
10 Grumm Road, Hamburg NJ

Dress Rehearsals - 2018
Sat. May 19,  Mon - Fri, May 21-25, 2018 - the week prior to the Recitals
Sat./Mon. - Fri. - beg@ 3:00 pm for all dancers - per scheduled time for each class

Although spring may seem a long way off, for dance teachers and costume companies it comes all too soon. Costume companies have a deadline on all orders to assure a timely delivery AND costumes are all made to order only. Therefore, costumes for our performance MUST be ordered by the middle of November to ensure a timely delivery.  

All dancers will be measured for their costumes in class during the first week of November. Please be sure that your dancer is present during this time and in proper studio dancewear in order to be measured accurately. If your dancer is not present please stop at the front desk immediately before your next class to be measured. 
We will be choosing costumes from the most reputable companies with the best merchandise, customer service and on time delivery. In addition, our staff will select costumes that are age appropriate for all dancers in each class, and fit with our choreography. Although we do add several inches to allow for growth, every costume company has a different set of sizing guidelines, so your child may, for example, measure in a medium child size costume for one company but a large child size for another. If your child’s measurements equal the costume company’s size equivalent but you/we are unhappy with the way the costume fits and wish to change the size, we will exchange the costume for the proper size. 
All costumes and accessories will be distributed well in advance of our dress rehearsals with complete information regarding the performance. We will return with our costumes and a Parent to review Recital Protocol in mid April.

Although we will not begin actual choreography for our Spring Performance until approx. February, it is important that all dancers attend their classes on a regular basis unless they are ill. By being a participant in our performance, we ask that you do not miss any classes during April and May.

1. Full payment for costume/s is due no later than October 15.  
2. Costume payments are non-refundable, even in the event that your child chooses not to participate in our performance after costume orders have been placed.
3. Payments may be made at the studio Monday through Friday from 4:00-9:00 PM and Saturday from 9:00-1:00 PM. Or you may mail your payment to the studio at 3339 Rt. 94 Suite 10, Hamburg, NJ 07419
4. We will NOT order a costume for any dancer who has not made the costume payment by November 15. 
5. There will be an additional fee of $20.00 for all costumes ordered after January 1.
Please call or email the studio if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you in advance for your cooperation in making this another successful season and exciting Spring Performance.
  • Costumes are ordered for each dancer, for each class in mid November and include tights.
  • Costume payments are DUE by October 15
  • Pre-School Classes - $75
  • All other Classes - $82 (One dancer, one class = $82, one dancer, two classes = $164)
Dance Concert Performances - 4 Shows:
10:30 - Pre-School Dancers - Kindergarten Dancers
1:30 - Pre-School Dancers - Kindergarten Dancers - Elementary Age Dancers
4:30 - Elementary School Age Dancers - Middle School Dancers
7:30 - Elem., Middle School thru High School Age Dancers
Dancers who take more than one class per week may perform in more than one show
Specific Cast/Class List per show is available by Mid March

Dress Rehearsals:
Dress Rehearsals are held at the Wallkill Valley High School Auditorium
Dress Rehearsals are held the week before the Dance Concerts
Each Class is scheduled for a 15-20 minute slot to rehearse their dance
Every dancer is to wear their Costume for Dress Rehearsal
Every dancer is to have their hair in bun (without bangs) for Dress Rehearsal and for all performances
Dress Rehearsal Schedule with specific times for each class is available by early May

Dance Concert/Recital Tickets:
The Wallkill Valley High School Auditorium is GENERAL ADMISSION - Open Seating on a first come basis for each show
Dance Concert Tickets go on Sale in April
Tickets are Sold to each family on reserved basis for the first 2 weeks (i.e., 6 Tickets will be held for each family per show for 2 weeks)
All Remaining Tickets will go on OPEN Sale in Late April/ May
Tickets are $18 - $22 ea.
Dancing Siblings will receive a FREE ticket to watch their sister's (or brother's) performance

All dancers remain back stage for the entire show and return to the stage for a Finale Bow
Volunteer Parent Chaperones receive a FREE T-Shirt to wear backstage
Chaperones are assigned a specific group of children to help backstage and remain with these children until they have been picked up by their parents at the end of the show
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