THE DANCE CONNECTION

 

 “RAPUNZEL” Dress Rehearsal ~ Friday, June 8th

 

Dear Dance Connection Dancers and Families:            

I appreciate everyone respecting the commitment made to your child’s dance.  This is a ONCE-A-YEAR event!  We’ve all been planning for this event since before classes began in September. 

I am FULLY aware that this rehearsal schedule is not perfect.  I am fully aware that the children are in school, and that parents have jobs, and that parents are waiting for school busses to arrive, work days to end, etc. The ENTIRE evening is very tight with one rehearsal after another well into the night (and often the oldest dancers are rehearsing with Miss Meg past midnight).  We are also under a time constraint by the college – we MUST be out by 10:00 pm.  I REALIZE that this will require some of you to make arrangements ahead of time to accommodate the rehearsal schedule.  Please network with other families in your child’s class(es) to help each other out (like one parent could pick-up a few children from school,  one parent brings quick after-school snacks before dressing, etc).   

I wish that there were a perfect schedule for everyone but it’s just not within my power to deliver.  So I’ve done the best I can. I look forward to your support on this matter.  The big weekend is coming soon…let’s get ready!

 Thank you! 

Love, 

Miss Meg

Rapunzel Rehearsal Schedule (Click here to print)

THE 3 – 5 YEAR OLD DANCERS HAVE A SET REHEARSAL TIME BELOW 

NOTE:  REHEARSAL TIMES listed are the time at which the dancers will take the stage to rehearse.  Plan to arrive early enough to be dressed and ready at your scheduled rehearsal time(s).  Immediately following their rehearsal, dancers will be escorted by their Backstage Moms to group and individual portraits.  They will then be dismissed to parents by the Backstage Moms. The 3 – 5 Year Old Dress Rehearsal is NOT in the order of the performance. 

Only Backstage Moms will be able to go into the auditorium during dress rehearsal. All other parents can leave and come back to get their child(ren) or wait in the lobby until your child comes out to you.

 

Rehearsal Time

3:00pm

3:15pm

3:30pm

3:45pm

4:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regular Class,

Day,

Time

Kinderdance

4&5’s

THUR&SAT 5:00PM & 9:30 AM

 

Kinderdance

3’s

THUR 4:15 PM

Pre-Ballet

5’s

MON 5:00pm

 

Tap 4&5

TUE & SAT
3:15 PM & 10:15 AM

Girls Hip Hop  5 – 8 Year Olds

Character

 

SUNDROPS

 

BLUEBIRDS

WATERLILIES

BUNNIES

VILLAGE MUSICIANS

 

The following classes must be at the college ready to go by 4:00 pm.  Ready to go means hair and makeup already done – all you need to do is put on your costume when you arrive at the college. Dancers and Backstage Moms (the only parents who are allowed in the auditorium-all other parents may leave or wait in the lobby) will gather in the auditorium in their groups. They will be sitting in the auditorium during dress rehearsal to watch fellow dancers perform their dances. 

We will get pictures taken in the order outlined below.  After ALL pictures are taken we can change into practice clothes (or leave our costumes on) and return to the auditorium.  

Once your child is completely finished rehearsing all of their dances, they are free to go home. The unknown for me is how long it will take to get all the pictures taken.  If everyone is dressed and ready to go pictures should not take that long – which means we can start the full run through earlier!  

 

Pictures will be taken in the following order: (starting at 4:00 pm)

 

Mon & Thurs Beg Ballet – Butterflies
Beginning Pointe – Waterfall
Int/Adv Pointe – Golden Flower
Mon & Thurs Int Ballet 7 – 9 – Village Kids
Beg/Int Ballet 10 & up – Sun of Corona Kingdom
Thurs Int Ballet 9 – 11 – Meadow Flowers
Int. Ballet 12 –  Villagers
Adv Slipper – Glowing Hair 

1st – 4th Lyrical – Healing Tears
Middle School Lyrical – Floating Lights
High School Lyrical – Magic of the Flower

 Tumbling – Rapunzel’s Hair

 Int/Adv. Tap – Frying Pans
Beg Tap 6 – 8 – Rapunzel’s Paints
Adult Tap – Guards Horses
Int. Tap – Broken Glass

High School Jazz – Palace Guards
Jazz 8 – 10 – Tower Vines
Middle School Jazz – River/Flood
Girls (9 & up) Hip Hop – Tavern Thugs

 

 We then practice in the following order:

CHARACTER LIST ~ IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE

 Sundrops – Have already rehearsed
Magic Golden Flower

Waterfall
Tower Vines
Rapunzel’s Paints
Rapunzel’s Hair

Palace Guards
Guards Horses

Frying Pans
Bluebirds – Have already rehearsed
Waterlilies – Have already rehearsed
Meadow Flowers
Bunnies – Have already rehearsed

Intermission

Tavern Thugs

River/Flood
Magic Hair

Butterflies
Villagers
Village Kids
Village Musicians – Have already rehearsed
Floating Lights

Sun of Corona Kingdom
Broken Glass
Healing Tears
Magic of the Flower

 

 

 

Kinder-

dance

3’s

FRI 10:30am

 

Kinder-

dance

3’s

THUR 4:15pm

Kinder-

dance

4&5

TUE 10:30am &

  4:15pm

Kinderdance

4 & 5’s

SAT 9:30am

Pre-Ballet

5’s

WED 5:00pm

Kinderdance

4 & 5’s

THUR 5:00pm

Beg Ballet

6-8

MON 5:30pm

Tap 4&5’s

TUE 11:30am

SAT 10:15am

Boys Hip Hop

WED

5:30pm

Tap 4&5

TUE

5:15pm

 

DUCKS

 

BABY
ANNA

BABY
ELSA

GARDEN

MIDDLE AGED ANNA

MAYPOLE
DANCERS

BLIZZARD

ICE CUBES & ICE MEN

CARROTS