Recital 2020 July 11th

CMR Football Field  9:00 AM to 1:30 PM

*Split into groups to limit people in the stands* *Approximate times listed for people who don’t want to stay for all dances*

*Breaks listed to empty stands, clean stands, and then refill them.  PLEASE leave the stands during the breaks even if you are staying so that we can clean them appropriately before the next group begins. PLEASE do not enter the stands until invited during breaks, to ensure that they have been cleaned first*

*PLEASE clean up any garbage to make our job easier during breaks*

*There will be no videographer because of the circumstances. Feel free to take lots of photos and even video the recital!*

*you can still invite any one to watch as long as each family pays attention to social distancing*

*There will be a porta potty in the parking lot. The school will be closed*

*There will be tents set up as dressing rooms on the field next to the stage. Please have boys come ready to perform! Have girls ready to perform their first dance (hair, make-up done, 1st costume)! You can have 1 person down on the field to help with costume changes in between dances. That 1 person can then join their family in the stands or sit with the kids to watch the dances on the track if you have more than 1 costume change*

*Put your name on your shoes, costumes, and accessories*

*We have student helpers and a few adult helpers helping with costume changes and line-ups for dances. PLEASE remember this is a new experience and they are doing their best to adjust from our normal performance to still give a good show!*

*All balances must be paid in full before dancers will be allowed to participate in the recital*

Rehearsal July 10th

CMR Football Field 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

*This line-up is different from the Recital Line-up!*

*This is a dress rehearsal, meaning dress as you would for the recital*

*To make rehearsal run quickly and smooth, PLEASE come ready to go in your 1st costume, hair and make-up done!*

*Stands will be closed*

*Each dance will practice 2 or 3 times and then be done, you do not have to stay for all dances*

*We have a lot of dances to get through so there will be no breaks for rehearsal. PLEASE be on time and pay attention to social distancing as each group is coming and going*

*PLEASE have only 1 person come with your dancers for rehearsal to help with the amount of people we have present and to help with social distancing*

Recital 2020 Line-up

CMR Football Field

Group 1:

9:30 Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Mon 7:00 ballet)

9:34 Good Ship Lollipop (Mon 6:00 pretap)

9:38 Que Sera Sera (Wed 4:00 ballet)

9:42 Tuttie Fruttie (Mon 6:30 tap)

9:45 Finale


Group 2:

10:05 Beyond The Sea (Mon 5:15 Ballet)

10:09 Don’t Dream It’s Over (Wed 4:30 Ballet)

10:14 Wannabe (Mon 7:30 Hip-hop)

10:18 Old Time Rock & Roll (Mon 4:30 Jazz)

10:23 Stuck On You (Mon 4:00 Tap)

10:26 Finale


Group 3:

10:45 Fresh Prince of Bel Air (Tue 6:00 Hip-Hop)

10:49 Summer of 69 (Wed 6:00 Jazz)

10:54 Sweet Caroline (Tue 5:15 Ballet)

10:59 Can’t Touch/Ice Ice Baby (Tue 3:15 Hip-Hop)

11:04 Footloose (Tue 4:00 Tap)

11:10 Stayin’ Alive (Tue 4:30 Jazz)

11:13 Finale


Group 4:

11:35 Queen Vs. Queen

11:39 Open Arms (pointe)

11:43 Sucker/Feel It Still

11:48 Step Sisters Lament

11:52 I Want It That Way (Wed 6:45 Ballet)

11:56 Play That Funky Music

12:00 Ocean Eyes

12:04 Faithfully (Thur 5:15 Ballet)

12:08 Can’t Hurry Love (Wed 7:30 Jazz)

12:12 Na Na Na

12:16 Booty Swing

12:20 Greased Lightning (Thur 4:00 Tap)

12:24 All I Want

12:29 Music Box Dancer (pre-pointe)

12:33 Dancing Queen (Thur 4:30 Jazz)

12:37 Lovely

12:41 Bad

12:45 Finale

Rehearsal Schedule July 10th:

CMR Football Field

4:20 – Wannabe (Mon 7:30 Hip-Hop)

4:30 – Fresh Prince of Bel Air (Tue 6:00 Hip-Hop)

4:40 – Don’t Dream It’s Over (Wed 4:30 Ballet)

4:50 – Sweet Caroline (Tue 5:15 Ballet)

5:00 – Stuck On You (Mon 4:00 Tap)

5:10 – Stayin’ Alive (Tue 4:30 Jazz)

5:20 – Beyond The Sea (Mon 5:15 Ballet)

5:30 – Footloose (Tue 4:00 Tap)

5:40 – Old Time Rock & Roll (Mon 4:30 Jazz)

5:50 – Music Box Dancer (Thur 6:00 Pre-Pointe)

6:00 – Good Ship Lollipop (Mon 6:00 pre-tap)

6:10 – I Want It That Way (Fri 5:15 Ballet)

6:20 – Que Sera Sera (Wed 4:00 Ballet)

6:30 – Can’t Hurry Love (Fri 4:30 Jazz)

6:40 – Tuttie Fruttie (Mon 6:30 tap)

6:50 – Men In Black (Wed 3:30 Boys)

7:00 – Over The Rainbow (Mon 7:00 Ballet)

7:10 – Greased Lightning (Thur 4:00 Tap)

7:20 – Summer Of 69 (Wed 6:00 Jazz)

7:30 – Dancing Queen (Thur 4:30 Jazz)

7:40 – Can’t Touch/Ice Ice Baby (Fri 3:45 Hip-Hop)

7:50 – Faithfully (Thur 5:15 Ballet)

8:00 – Play That Funky Music (Wed Solo)

8:10 – Open Arms (Thur 6:30 Pointe)

8:20 – Teachers

8:30 – Clean Up

*We usually run ahead of schedule so please be prepared to be there 10 minutes early. Thanks!


We like to plan an annual dance recital. This is a wonderful experience and a great performance opportunity! The dance concert is optional; however, it finishes the work the students have put in throughout the year. Rehearsal is scheduled for Friday, May 15th at West Elementary School and the recital is scheduled for Saturday May 16th at West Elementary School. There is a $40 recital fee per family due in April. You may bring as many guests as you like.

COSTUME INFORMATION –details are with your costume

HAIR: All hair pulled up to a BUN, no bangs. Slick bangs back with a combination of hair gel, water and hairspray. Bangs can be braided into hair to keep them back. Hair nets can be used to secure buns.

MAKEUP: All performers will need to wear stage makeup. The suggested colors are: EYES: Lavender/violet BLUSH: rose MASCARA: black LIPS: rose CLEAR NAIL POLISH!! No jewelry, rings, earrings, necklaces, watches or hair accessories except costume accessories.

Our recital is scheduled for Saturday, May 16th at West Elementary School @ 5:00 p.m. Admission is free. . Dancers need to arrive no later than 4:40 pm. Pre-tap and 5 year old classes don’t need to be there until Intermission scheduled for 6:00 pm. Please be there no later that 5:40 pm –come in your first costume–hair and makeup ready to go–wear cover-up over costume–meet in your dressing room. Audience seating is general admission. The house opens at 4:30 p.m. Parking is on the streets near the auditorium. Carpool if possible. We have a nice auditorium with bad parking. You can drop off guests at the West entrance, which also serves as the handicapped entrance.

*There will be no entry at the door facing the playground. (Our backstage door)

*Dancers will stay backstage with their class through the entire recital.

*Please send a quiet project with your child.

*If you send snacks with your child, please make sure it is nothing that can make a mess (NO POPCORN).

*We will have an encore number after the finale to safely get the dancers back to their dressing rooms. Please stay seated in the auditorium until after that performance, and then send one adult to pick up the dancer backstage. We are trying to reduce traffic backstage after the show!

*Put your name on your shoes, costume and accessories.

*Pictures are scheduled early to make sure everyone gets their pictures before recital. This year pictures will be on April 25th. Schedule to come…

*Please, no flash photography at the rehearsal or recital. It is dangerous for the dancers.

*During the recital if you need to enter or exit the auditorium, please do so between numbers. Please pass this information to your guests before the dance concert.

*DVD’s ($35) will be for sale at the studio, the rehearsal and at the dance concert. Order forms at the studio.

*Please, double knot your dance shoes if you have ties.

*Remember, no underwear—tights only, please.

*If you don’t have buckle tap shoes, please have elastic in tap shoes.

*Tap and jazz shoes should be black. Ballet shoes should be pink.

*Costume and tuition balances must be paid in full by 5/15/20 before the dancer will be allowed to participate in the recital.


Please come in your costume with hair and makeup done, then proceed to the stage where we will run your number several times. If you have another dance, you will change into that costume and repeat the procedure. If you only have one number you may leave after your stage rehearsal or stay and watch. Please arrive at  rehearsal on time. We run a tight schedule and wouldn’t want to have you miss out on practicing on the stage-we usually run ahead of schedule. The rehearsal schedule is as follows:

Schedule to come…