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Recitals

The End of Season Show

dance studio beverly MA

2019 Date & Location: TBD

Hello dancers and families! We are so happy to have you as participants in our end of the season show! We wanted to share some highly useful information and some important things to remember about the recital:

First, all dancers are expected to be at the dress rehearsal no later than 3:00 PM and at the show no later than noon. This is to ensure that students have adequate time to settle in to the dressing rooms and to adequately prepare themselves for the show, and so that audience members may also settle in to the auditorium to watch their family members and friends dance.

CONDUCT

For dancers:

  • Arrive ready to dance in your first costume, with hair and makeup done.
  • Once the show begins, please remain in the dressing rooms until your performance has been called.
  • DO NOT make any noise backstage, especially when lining up to perform next. The audience can hear you, and so can your fellow dancers who are already onstage!
  • Make sure you check and double-check the order of performance. It makes it a lot easier to organize costumes and be ready to go on stage!
  • When the show is over, please make sure all of your belongings are with you, including any trash that may be in the dressing room. We are a part of a respectful dance studio community and we do not want to leave a mess behind.

For parents:

  • Please help your dancer get ready at home and keep track of their costume elements.
  • Be respectful of other dancers by not walking into or out of the auditorium in the middle of a number.
  • Unless there is a compelling reason you must leave, please stay until the end of the show. All our dancers work so hard and deserve to have an audience applauding them!

COSTUMES

The full costume list can be found here: http://revivedancexchange.com/end-of-season-show-costume-list

STAGE MAKEUP

Listed below are makeup supplies and application instructions for female dancers. Note: Makeup for our tiny dancers is at the parent/guardian’s discretion.

Guidelines:

  • Foundation
  • Blush/Bronzer (whichever blends better with skin tone)
  • Eyeliner (black)
  • Eyeshadow (gold color, light earth tone for highlight, matte white or cream color to make gold pop)
  • Eyebrow pencil (optional)
  • Mascara (black)
  • Lipstick
  • Foam applicator for foundation
  • Brushes/applicators for eyeshadow and blush

Steps

1) Apply foundation- cover entire face equally and evenly using a foam applicator. Remember to blend into edges, especially at your chin and neck for an all around even look. Please use a color that matches your skin tone!
2) Line top of eyelid with eyeliner. ¾ of lid should be lined, do not go all the way to the inside corner. Hint: Try placing your finger on the outside corner of your eye. Pull outward to create a smooth surface over your eye. It’s much easier to apply eyeliner to a smooth surface.
3) Take the four shades of eyeshadow, one for primer, one for your lid, one for your crease, and one for the browbone. The lightest shade is used to “highlight.” Apply the matte first to create a base for the gold so that it may be seen on stage, since gold tends to be more on the sparkly side than solid. From there, apply the gold to the lid and the highlight color to the inside of the eye and to the browbone.
4) Apply mascara
5) Apply eyeliner to bottom lid, again ¾ of lid should be lined, do not go all the way to inside corner.
6) If you have light eyebrows, you may use an eyebrow pencil or matching eyeliner to gently, slightly darken and define eyebrows.
7) Apply blush/bronzer- Hint: Suck cheeks in and apply where your face indents in
8) Apply lipstick- Hint: remember to put a tissue or napkin or finger in mouth to pull out any excess lipstick that would otherwise end up on your teeth.

Remember: Makeup for stage is not the same as makeup for everyday wear. Harsh stage lighting and video/photography equipment require much more makeup than you may be used to wearing. If someone is three feet away from you and can’t tell you have makeup on, put more on!

OTHER THINGS TO KNOW

On stage you cannot wear:

  • Jewelry unless part of costume
  • Watches
  • Extra hair ties around your wrist
  • Nail polish
  • Exposed undergarments

Also remember:

  • Safety pins & bobby pins
  • WATER
  • Snacks
  • Proper undergarments (and multiples in case of problems, e.g. run in tights)
  • Check all of your costumes and accessories before you get there!

Recital Packages 2018

Recital packages at Revive Dance Xchange are money saving deals that allow you to purchase show tickets and mementos of the show in advance! Listed below are our packages and our a la carte item options:

recital packages

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Please note that all recital package payments must be fully paid by May 5 so that we have time to order all of the elements. Tuition must be paid IN FULL before receiving package in June.