Spring Dance Recital Information

2018 CONFIRMED Recital Schedule

Saturday, April 14, 2018
Waverly/DeWitt Dress Rehearsal
11:30am -2:00 pm

Saturday, April 14, 2018
Grand Ledge Dress Rehearsal
4:00pm - 7:00 pm

Sunday, April 15, 2018
Waverly/DeWitt Recital
12:00 Noon

Sunday, April 15, 2018
Grand Ledge Recital
4:00 pm


Starlettes, Jr. Line, Adv Jazz/Acro, Musical Theater, Int tap and Miss Lori's ballet classes will appear in both dress rehearsals and recitals. If you enroll in one of these classes, you are REQUIRED to be at both dress rehearsals and recitals. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Stage Makeup

These are just guidelines; instructor may have more detailed instructions or specific requirements.

Baby Stars: blush and lipstick, eye makeup is optional

Dancers 5-11 Years: blush, lipstick, eye makeup to coordinate with costume

Dancers 12 and up: full stage makeup: foundation, powder, blush, lipstick, eyeliner, eyeshadow, and mascara

How to Make a Beautiful Bun

  1. Put hair in a ponytail with a TIGHT hair tie.
  2. Braid ponytail and secure with hair tie. (optional)
  3. Wrap hair into a circle around base of ponytail.
  4. Secure with PLENTY of bobby pins. (Be sure to use bobby pins that are the same color as the color of the dancer's hair)
  5. Wrap a hairnet around the completed bun, twist and cover twice if possible, secure with bobby pins.
  6. Hairspray all wispy hairs and completed bun.
  7. Attach any hairpieces that are needed for costume with PLENTY of bobby pins.
  8. Don't be stingy with the bobby pins and hairspray.

Hairnets and bobby pins can be purchased at Meijer, Wal-mart, Walgreens, etc.

Recital Photo Shoot Information

Gleason Portrait Studio will take recital photos during the dress rehearsals.

The FIRST PRIORITY is the dress rehearsal.  If you are in line when your routine is called to line up, you will need to LEAVE THE LINE.  No questions asked.  Please have your pose ready before you get into the line.  We will adjust to make it camera ready.

We will be photographing during the following times during the April 14th Dress Rehearsal:
Portraits: 10:30am - 11:30 am
Grand Finale: 11:30 am - 11:50 am
Portraits: 11:50am - 4:00 pm
Grand Finale: 4:00 pm - 4:20 pm
Portraits: 4:20 pm - 6:30 pm

Download the flyer for complete details and package pricing.