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MAGICAL MYSTICAL CREATURES & TALES 2017 PERFORMANCE GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Performances are Thursday June 8 7:30pm Cast A, Friday June 9 7:30pm Cast B, Saturday June 10 2pm Cast B, Saturday June  10 7:30pm Cast A, Sunday June 11 2pm Cast A, Sunday June 11 7:30pm Cast B.
  • Doors open at 7:00pm for evening performances, 1:30pm for matinees.  General admission.
  • Show tickets will be on sale on Mondays & Wednesdays 3:30-7:30 at the Studio from May 1 from Miss Ofelia.
  •  Tickets will be on sale for the public as of Thursday May 11 at Kaos Kids.  Miss Ofelia will continue to sell tickets Mon & Weds from the studio, at photo day and at the dress rehearsals at Eagle Eye Theater.
  • There is no reserved seating except for the first 2 rows preschool parents, disabled and elderly.  If you require assistance, please contact one of the ticket collectors.
  • Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students.    Tickets are non exchangeable & non refundable.
  • Arrival time for all students (excluding Creative Dance & Jazz, Pre Primary Ballet  and Stepping Stones) is 1 hour prior to show time, unless otherwise stated by your teacher.  If hair and make-up need to be done at the theatre then arrival time is 1.5 hours prior to show time.  There are no exceptions.  If you are late you may be asked to not dance.
  • Please DO NOT arrive in costume to the theatre or wear them back home.  Costumes should not be seen in public.
  • Insure that you have all pieces of your costume, shoes, tights, etc. and safety pins in case of costume malfunctions.  If you do not have all your costume pieces for the performances you may be asked not to perform.
  • If possible arrive with hair and basic make up done.  If you need help with your hair, bring all necessary supplies, eg. Bobby pins, elastics, hair nets, gel and a brush.  For every dancer hair is to be in a right side part in a bun that is centered and in line with the top of the ears.
  • DO NOT USE THE WASHROOM AS A CHANGE ROOM.
  • PLEASE no males in the Green Room at any time.
  • No parents unless official volunteers are allowed back stage or in the Green Room
  • Students are not allowed to leave the Green Room once checked in.  This includes during the intermission.  If students are found going to 7-11 or Mc Donald’s, they may be asked not to perform.  We recommend bringing something healthy to eat that will not stain costumes and water (no juice, sodas or sticky snacks).  If students are going outside they must be fully covered up.  No dance shoes or costume outside.  Students abusing the privilege of going outside may be asked not to perform.
  • There should be ABSOLUTELY NO talking or laughing on stage, if you do this you may be asked not to perform
  • For older students, if a student is drunk, hung over or any other inexcusable behaviour he/she will not be permitted to participate in any of the shows.
  • Stay quiet in the Green Room, your noise carries through into the stage.
  • No gum or jewellery on stage  – use your common sense.  Leave all valuables and jewellery at home.  If you chew gum on stage you will be asked not to perform.
  • Please do not expect to pick up your child during the performance, unless Creative Dance & Jazz, Stepping Stones or Pre Primary Ballet (see below)
  • Parent volunteers must stay until all children from your group have been collected.
  • Volunteers are responsible to have children ready to perform when called and should lead them back stage quietly.  Please check each student for jewellery that should be removed, all costume pieces are securely in place, lace and ribbons are neatly tied and hair is securely fastened in a bun.
  • Volunteers should encourage students to keep the Green Room clean.  At the end of the night, it is expected that students will clean their changing areas and are not permitted to leave until Miss Blanchard has checked the changing areas are clean.
  • Unfortunately there is not enough room at the side of the stage to watch the performance; students must remain in the Green Room until they are called.
  • Please do not touch the curtains when you are waiting to go on stage, coming off stage or running around the stage.
  • Students should remain in costume for final bows (choose your favourite costume, but it is nice to see costumes from each dance at the end)
  • The stage is available for rehearsal prior to the performance.  Teachers may call specific groups for rehearsal at this time.
  • For BOYS only:  your changing room is the sewing room. 

CREATIVE DANCE & JAZZ, STEPPING STONES JAZZ & PRE PRIMARY BALLET ONLY

  • These students should be picked up during the intermission (approx 8:35pm).  If parents are watching the show, the first 2 rows are reserved for Creative Dance & Jazz parents ONLY so that children can join parents sitting on the floor for the second half.
  • Arrival time for Creative Dance & Jazz, Pre Primary Ballet  and Stepping Stones students is half an hour prior to show time with hair and make up done with the exception of lipstick.
  • Do not wear leotards under costume dresses – they make washroom call very challenging for volunteer parents.  Panties and a little tank top are preferable if necessary.
  • Please advise parent volunteers if you wish to pick up your child early so they can have them changed.
  • Volunteers are responsible to have children ready to perform when called and should lead them back stage quietly
  • FOR PARENTS ONLY
  • The estimated run time for each performance is 2.5 hours
  • All intermissions are 15 mins long
  • We hope to have all dance photos ready for pick up at the shows – this is to be confirmed.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

Task        

Duties

Class mom on Photo Day (May 28)

1 for each class, 2 for each class if little ones or a large group.

Ensure that all students of the class are present; be prepared to make some phone calls if they are not all there.  Have them lined up with completed photo order envelop and payment inside.  Keep all other parents out of the studio.

 

Class mom at Dress Rehearsal (May 29/30)

1 for each class, 2 for each class if little ones or a large group.

Ensure that all students of the class are present; be prepared to make some phone calls if they are not all there.   Be familiar with the evenings running order.  Have your group sitting together in the audience seating of the theatre ready to dance 2 dances before their dance time. Keep your group quiet in the audience.   Have your group keep their area back stage tidy with their belongings in their dance bags to avoid lost costumes, shoes, make up ect…  Do not allow food or drink in the theatre other than water.   

Class mom at Show

 1 for each class, 2 for

each class if little ones

or a large group.  You will not be able to watch the show.

(June 8, 9, 10 & 11)

Ensure that all students of the class are present; be prepared to make some phone calls if they are not all there.    Be at the dress rehearsal so that you are familiar with the evenings running order and who has quick changes.  Have quick charges set up on the side of the stage, (anyone with less than 3 dances to change in is considered quick).  Have your group sitting together in the green room ready to dance 2 dances before their dance time.  Have your group keep their area back stage tidy with their belongings in their dance bags to avoid lost costumes, shoes, make up ect…  Do not allow food or drink in the theatre other than water.  If you bring snacks, nothing sticky, drippy, that can stain costumes.  Activities appropriate for little ones back stage are books, card games etc… NO COLORING or anything else that could stain or damage costumes.  Before students go on stage check that they have all costume pieces, all make up on, hair is in a neat tidy bun, all laces & ribbons are properly tied, no gum, no jewellery.   Keep your group quiet in the Green Room.

On Head Set

You will not be able to watch the show.

You are the link to the green room.  You will be calling for groups to be lined up and ready to be sent on stage to danceYou will be attached to the wall on the headset.  Be familiar with the evenings running order, familiar with quick changes, familiar with all groups.  

Stage Door R

You will not be able to watch the show.

You work with the head set person to have students lined up ready to dance on stage R.  You are responsible to make sure no one goes thru to the side of the stage unless called for.   Also make sure the doors don’t bang shut.

Stage Door L

You will not be able to watch the show.

You are the liaison between the head set and stage R door, at times fill in for the headset person. 

Door Dad

You will not be able to watch the show.

You are on Stage L in the in between room of Green room, Stage and to the foyer.  You make sure that no one leaves the Green room unless to use the toilets, the toilet in that area is not used as a change room and make sure no one goes thru to the side of the stage unless called for.  Also make sure the doors don’t bang shut.

Floor help before and after the show

Before – at studio to roll and load the floor for transport, unroll at theatre and tape it down.  Usually meet time at studio is 4pm.  June 8

After – at theatre to untape, roll and load the floor for transport, unroll at studio and tape .  Right after the Sunday evening show June 11

Ticket Collector

2 are required for each show.  You will be able to watch the show

Ensure that everyone entering has a ticket.  Distribute programs.  Don’t let people in to reserve seats.  At intermissions usher audience back in.  Do not allow food or drink in the theatre other than water.

 

Quick changers/

prop  holders

This is best for a student that knows the dancer/knows the dance.  Typically the dancer will recruit their quick changers/prop holders however this is not always possible.  You need to be available for the dress rehearsal to see what must happen.

Curtain opener & closer

Needs to be someone with tough hands. 

DRESS REHEARSAL CAST B TUESDAY MAY 30  EAGLE EYE THEATER

The dress rehearsal is Tuesday May 30 at the Eagle Eye Theater starting at 5:30pm.   Please arrive ½ hour before your dance time and have full costume, hair and make up.  The dress rehearsal is for all participants.  Dress rehearsals are to help students and teachers see the flow of the show, become aware of any quick changes and figure out technical difficulties. 

 

  • Full stage make up is required. 
  • Hair should be in “show bun”, parted over the right eye, pony tail in line with the ears, please no donut or sock buns.
  • Full costume with all props and accessories is required.
  •  This is likely the running order of the show, it should be finalized by dress rehearsal day.  As long as each dancer has at least 1 dance to change in the order will remain the same.  If you have less than 2 dances to change in, please change at the side of the stage and make sure that you have helpers. Please let Miss B know if you have back to back dances asap.

 

Please arrive early to change into costume, once changed and ready to dance sit in the audience section of the theater so we don’t have to go searching for you when it is your time to dance.  Changing into your costume at the theatre or wearing your costume under HSDA warm ups will help protect it from any accidents and wear and tear. 

 

As always, we will do our best to stay on time.  However dress rehearsals can run late.  This can be avoided by students arriving early and ready to dance.  Students may leave once they have danced, but we encourage them to watch each other perform.  Parents may also watch the dress rehearsal.  Out of respect for the dancers and to help rehearsals stay on time, we ask that the audience keep talking to a minimum.  If you are too loud or disruptive you will be asked to leave, and it will be a closed rehearsal.   No food or drink other than water is permitted in the Eagle Eye Theatre.  These are not our rules but the rules of the theater, please respect them. 

Cast B

 5:30-6:30

  1. Competitive Jazz Junior – Do my Thing
  2. Creative Dance Saturday 5 yrs – Blue Suede Shoes
  3. Competitive Lyrical Intermediate – Sweet Child of Mine
  4. Performance Ballet 2 – Moonlight
  5. Performance Hip Hop 2 – Dungeon & dragons
  6. Performance Modern 3 – Hey Brother
  7. Creative Dance Saturday 4 yrs – I can’t help myself
  8. Jazz Final Grade – Wild Things

6:30-7:30

  • Competitive Jazz Senior - Divas & Dunes
  • Performance Jazz 2 – Toxic
  • Grade 2 Ballet –
  • Performance Acro 2 – Ghosts n’ stuff
  • Grade 3 Jazz – Footloose
  • Jazz Preliminary Junior – Run on
  • Advanced 1 Ballet – The Arrival

INTERMISSION

  • Competitve Modern Intermediate - Landslide

7:30-9:00

  • Grade 3 Ballet – Lullaby
  • Competitive Lyrical Junior – The Story
  • Intermediate Ballet – Aries
  • Performance Modern 2 – Just Like Fire
  • Grade 7 Ballet – Doop
  • Performance Lyrical 2 – Neverland
  • Competitive Acro – Step Out
  • Competitive Ballet Intermediate – Somewhere only we know
  • Grade 2 Jazz – Expensive
  • Grade 5 Ballet – Terpsichore
  • Competitive Modern Senior - Wolf

DRESS REHEARSAL CAST A MONDAY MAY 29  EAGLE EYE THEATER

The dress rehearsal is Monday May 29 at the Eagle Eye Theater starting at 5:30pm.   Please arrive ½ hour before your dance time and have full costume, hair and make up.  The dress rehearsal is for all participants.  Dress rehearsals are to help students and teachers see the flow of the show, become aware of any quick changes and figure out technical difficulties. 

 

  • Full stage make up is required. 
  • Hair should be in “show bun”, parted over the right eye, pony tail in line with the ears, please no donut or sock buns.
  • Full costume with all props and accessories is required. 
  • This is likely the running order of the show, it should be finalized by dress rehearsal day.  As long as each dancer has at least 1 dance to change in the order will remain the same.  If you have less than 2 dances to change in, please change at the side of the stage and make sure that you have helpers. Please let Miss B know if you have back to back dances asap.

 

Please arrive early to change into costume, once changed and ready to dance sit in the audience section of the theater so we don’t have to go searching for you when it is your time to dance.  Changing into your costume at the theatre or wearing your costume under HSDA warm ups will help protect it from any accidents and wear and tear. 

 

As always, we will do our best to stay on time.  However dress rehearsals can run late.  This can be avoided by students arriving early and ready to dance.  Students may leave once they have danced, but we encourage them to watch each other perform.  Parents may also watch the dress rehearsal.  Out of respect for the dancers and to help rehearsals stay on time, we ask that the audience keep talking to a minimum.  If you are too loud or disruptive you will be asked to leave, and it will be a closed rehearsal.   No food or drink other than water is permitted in the Eagle Eye Theatre.  These are not our rules but the rules of the theater, please respect them. 

 

Cast A  

 5:30-6:30

  1. Advanced Foundation – Sigma
  1. Primary Ballet
  1. Competitive Modern Junior – Unsteady
  1. Performance Jazz 3 – E.T.
  1. Creative Dance Tuesday 4 yrs – Part of this World
  1. Stepping Stones Jazz – Aladdin
  1. Performance Lyrical 1 – Paradise
  2. Creative Ballet Thursday 5 yrs – Beauty & the Beast

6:30-7:30

  1. Pre Primary Ballet – Hercules
  1. Grade 1 Ballet -
  1. Grade 6 Ballet – Mermaids
  2. Performance Modern 4 – Broken Arrow
  3. Performance Hip Hop 1 – We are magic
  4. Competitive Ballet Senior – Entwined

INTERMISSION

  1. Performance Acro 3 – Promises
  2. Performance Jazz 1 – Livin’ la vida loca

7:30-9:00

  1. Grade 1 Jazz – Gold
  2. Competitive Jazz Intermediate – This Girl
  3. Jazz Elementary – Hands Clap
  4. Primary Jazz – Let’s Hear it for the Boy
  5. Intermediate Foundation Ballet – Pixies
  6. Performance Lyrical 3 – All I want is you
  7. Grade 8 Ballet – Penny Dreadful
  8. Performance Modern 1 – Follow the sun
  9. Performance Acro 1 – Lush Life
  10. Competitive Lyrical Senior - Lighthouse

 

 

 

THE NUTCRACKETTES Dec 3 2016 2pm & 7:30pm @ Eagle Eye Theater

Squamish Youth Ballet is in its 6th year and headed by Shalimar Blanchard. SYB will be performing excerpts from the Nutcracker Ballet and a Radio City Hall inspired Christmas Spectacular December 3 at Eagle Eye Theatre.

 

 

Tickets are still available for Nutcrakettes - don't miss this Christmas Spectacular. Tickets at Kaos Kids and at the Eagle Eye Theater on Friday,
December 2 during dress rehearsals, 3:30-8:30PM and on December 3, before the shows 2pm and 7:30pm.

 

 

PRE COMPETITIVE SHOW February 18 7:30pm @ Eagle Eye Theater

The Pre Competitive show will be at Eagle Eye Theater Saturday February 18 starting at 7:30pm.  The purpose of this show is to prepare all competitive groups, solos, duos/trios for upcoming competition.   There will be a meeting for all dancers on stage with Miss Blanchard at 5:30pm with practice time to follow.  As the venues you will be competing at do not have a non slip dance surface, Miss B will not be taking the non slip floor from the studio. 

 

 

YEAR END SHOW Dress Rehearsals May 29 & 30 2017, Shows June 8-11 2017 at Eagle Eye Theater

In June HSDA has its recital, typically story themed.  There are 6 shows at the Eagle Eye Theater in June, and 2 dress rehearsals at the end of May.  The studio is divided into 2 casts, A and B, and alternate performing evenings and matinees.  Every effort is made to keep students taking multiple classes and siblings all in the same cast; however this is not always possible.  Costuming usually starts in the summer, the cast lists are released the first week of classes in September.

Students that fail to attend class regularly, fail to be punctual, and/or display a lack of progress may be asked to not participate in these performances.  This decision is made by the respective teacher by April 15. 

 

YEAR END SHOW 2017

This year’s show theme will be Mystical, Magical Creatures & Themes.  Casting, costume measuring, ordering and production has already begun.  Please note that every effort is made to accommodate students in multiple classes and siblings!!!  Below is NOT the running order of the shows!!!!

 

CAST A

Creative Dance Tuesday 4 years

CAST B

Grade 5 Ballet

Performance Modern 1

Jazz Final Grade

Grade 1 Jazz

Performance Hip Hop 2

Grade 1 Ballet

Performance Ballet 2

Performance Jazz 1

Performance Modern 2

Performance Lyrical 1

Performance Lyrical 2

Creative Ballet Thursday 5 years

Competitive Lyrical Junior

Primary Ballet

Grade 2 Ballet

Primary Jazz

Grade 2 Jazz

Competitive Modern Junior

Creative Dance Saturday 5 years

Pre Primary Ballet

Creative Dance Saturday 4 years

Performance Acro 1

Grade 3 Ballet

Performance Acro 3

Grade 3 Jazz

Performance Jazz 3

Competitive Modern Intermediate

Performance Lyrical 3

Performance Acro 2

Performance Modern 4

Performance Jazz 2

Competitive Lyrical Senior

Competitive Modern Senior

Performance Hip Hop 1

Grade 7 Ballet

Grade 6 Ballet

Intermediate Ballet

Intermediate Foundation Ballet

Advanced 1 Ballet

Advanced Foundation Ballet

Competitive Jazz Senior

Grade 8 Ballet

 Competitive Acro

Stepping Stones Jazz

Competitive Jazz Junior

Competitive Jazz Intermediate

Competitive Lyrical Intermediate

Jazz Elementary

Performance Modern 3

Competitive Ballet Senior

Competitive Ballet Intermediate

 

Jazz Preliminary Junior

 

Please mark your calendars now for the following rehearsal and performance dates:

May 29                                       Dress Rehearsal @ Eagle Eye Theatre Cast A

May 30                                       Dress Rehearsal @ Eagle Eye Theatre Cast B

June 8                                        Evening Performance 7:30pm @ Eagle Eye Theatre Cast A

June 9                                        Evening Performance 7:30pm @ Eagle Eye Theatre Cast B

June 10                                       Matinee Performance 2:00pm @ Eagle Eye Theatre Cast B

June 10                                       Evening Performance 7:30pm @ Eagle Eye Theatre Cast A          

June 11                                       Matinee Performance 2:00pm @ Eagle Eye Theatre Cast A

June 11                                       Evening Performance 7:30pm @ Eagle Eye Theatre Cast B

 

                                 

APPLICATION FOR SOLO, DUET OR TRIO

If you would like to do a solo, duet or trio for competition you will need to fill out an application form (1 application to be filled out per applicant eg. for a duet, 1 application from each applicant).   All applications with essays should be handed in by the last show to Miss Blanchard to be reviewed by June 1.  Unfortunately not all applicants can be accepted.  Dances will be taught during the summer break, please indicate if and when you will be out of town on your application.

Students displaying a lack of progress or poor attitude and disrespectfulness to their respective teacher and other students may have their solo, duet or trio re assessed for competition and/or performances.  Regrettably if a student has an extended family vacation, or vacations too close to competition dates (Feb-April) she/he may be asked not to participate.  If a student is ill or has a medical condition preventing them to dance at a competitive level she/he may be asked not to participate.

 

 

 

 
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