Important Information regarding Performing @ Home XVI for Parents and Dancers

Important Information regarding Performing @ Home XVI for Parents and Dancers

PERFORMING @ HOME XVI – SHOW TIME!

OUR ISLAND – All three shows will be identical except for SAPG dances
THIS SHOULD BE A VERY PLEASURABLE EXPERIENCE FOR THE DANCER, HELPERS AND FACULTY. WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO LETTING YOUR DANCERS SHINE – PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THE FOLLOWING:

TUESDAY MAY 21st Act 2 – (Modern and Tap) – Technical Rehearsal
All dancers to be in Costume with correct hairstyle (NO MAKE-UP)
All dancers to be ready at 4.30pm
All younger students to have their mum/dad/guardian with them in the audience
All dancers to watch the rehearsal
All dancers will have group photo taken on stage
Solo photos (if you wish) to take place in the lobby – you must complete a photo order envelope and return to Sheena Davies at the photo shoot. We start with the finale and then go to the 1st dance.

WEDNESDAY MAY 22nd
Act 1 – (Ballet) – Technical Rehearsal
As per Act Two………(please read above)

THURSDAY MAY 23rd
Full Dress Rehearsal of All both Acts
All dancers to be in costume with correct hairstyle (NO MAKE-UP)

Dancers in Act One to be ready at 4.30pm
Dancers in Act Two to be ready at 5.30pm

Dancers in SAPG to be ready at 6.30pm – this will be the only SAPG rehearsal on stage

NO DANCERS OR PARENTS IN THE AUDIENCE
PARENT VOLUNTEERS MUST BE IN ATTENDANCE – DANCERS MUST BE SIGNED OUT AFTER THE REHEARSAL IS OVER – ACT ONE WILL END APPROX 6PM AND ACT TWO APPROX 7PM.

Friday 24th 7pm and Saturday 25th 2pm and 7pm
All Dancers in Act one should arrive by 6.30pm (matinee 1.30pm) Costume, Hair and make-up!
All Dancers in Act two should arrive by 7pm (matinee 2pm)
Parent volunteers should be responsible for their group until a parent has collected each and every student.
Students in Act one (only) are welcome to watch Act two with their family (assuming they have a ticket)! Visa versa also applies.
If you are not watching the show – you are able to take your student home as soon as the finale for their act is over. Act one finale is estimated to end at 8pm. (matinee 3pm)
If you wish to volunteer to assist with supervision back stage – a sign-up doc will be shared soon. Please do not hesitate to email me (stepsaheadbc@gmail.com) or call 250 701 0203 with any questions!!

Examinations

Examinations

Over 50 Steps Ahead dancers were entered for Awards and Examinations with the Royal Academy of Dance (Gr 1 – 5) in Nov 2018. Several more, at the vocational level, will be entered in Feb 2019. Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance Modern Theatre and Tap examinations take place in April 2019 with dancers from Grade 2 to Vocation 2 taking place. Steps Ahead dance is proud of the 100% success rate over the past 20 years since opening in the Cowichan Valley.

Steps Ahead Dance Tours

Steps Ahead Dance Tours

As we prepare for Dance The World – Steps to Broadway – July 2019 – excitement grows. Twenty two dancers (and family members) are preparing for performances, tours, workshops and more in the Big Apple next summer. If you missed this opportunity – never fear – we are in the early stages of planning for a repeat of Steps to Disney – February 2020. More details will follow. Stay tuned.