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Kelly Shaw
WINTER SHOW UPDATES:

HS_WINTER SHOW: THURS. 12/19/19: PRINCETON GYM
6:00 pm.
Tickets on sale:


Please NOTE: 
*ELIGIBLE STUDENTS ONLY ALLOWED TO PERFORM 
--CLASS FEES PAID
--ABOVE SATISFACTORY ACADEMICS, EFFORT, CONDUCT
--MODEL STUDENT BEHAVIOR: NO SCHOOL MISCONDUCT: PROBATION, SUSPENSION
--DANCE CLASS FEES PAID
--COSTUMES PAID BEFORE NOV. 21 11:00 AM
--COSTUME ACCESSORIES: TIGHTS, SHOES. (See below) 
--NAILS: CLEAR, NATURAL
---NO JEWELRY and/or as assigned
DANCERS MUST WORK TOGETHER AS A TEAM! 

Skintone Shimmery Tights.
See Dance stores/coupons pages
PHONE STORES FIRST!
-Dancing Supplies Depot 305.226.0666
-Dance Plus: Phone: (305) 255-4367 
Valeria at Dance Plus: http://www.danceplusmiami.com
ONLINE:


Search "shimmery tights" brands either Capezio or Danskin in YOUR skin tone: suntan, toast, caramel, black, etc. 

SHOES:
Lyrical/Jazz/Ballet/Salsa: Skintone ballet/pirouttes shoes (SEE REQUIRED DANCE ATTIRE PAGE FOR MORE INFO, PICS, STORES)
Hip Hop: Black Sneakers

DANCERS ARE REQUIRED TO HIGH STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONALISM AS INSTRUCTED SINCE BEG. OF SCHOOL YEAR AND REMINDED MULTIPLE TIMES THROUGHOUT YEAR.

-ALL DANCERS ARE TO HAVE OWN SUPPLY AS ASSIGNED:  (label name/initials inside)
--COSTUMES, costume/wardrobe bags/hang on hanger, bag over. Costumes are to be WRINKLE FREE AND CLEAN with all accessories
--UNDER GARMENTS (skin color, no visible undergarments straps, etc)
--ASSIGNED DANCE SHOES
--ASSIGNED TIGHTS
--ACCESSORIES
--STAGE MAKE-UP
--HAIR PIECES/products
--BOBBY PINS
--SAFETY PINS
--FASHION TAPE
***NO JEWELRY***  and/or as assigned
--NAILS: Clear, Natural and/or as assigned 
--MAKE-UP: As assigned in class per dance
--HAIR: as assigned in class per dance
--TOILETRIES: ​​​​wipes, deodorant, hair products, personal garbage bags

**Venue does not want/like food inside, due to mess; however, as long as dancers CLEAN UP AFTER SELVES, and for healthy blood sugar levels, students there from 3:30-8:00, so healthy light snacks, waters every dancer should ALWAYS have on hand anyway, as instructed in dance class! Healthy, light snacks: granola bars, protein bars, apples, raisins, fruits, bottles of water DISCREETLY in small personal cooler, bag. Bring own garbage bags to take garbage with. Dancers should try to eat before 3:00, should never have large heavy meal before performance.
--CLEANING SUPPLIES: Make-up/personal wipes, paper towels, sanitizer/disin wipes to clean up any spills, makeup on counter
--GARBAGE BAGS (publix, store bags) to use as own garbage, take with if garbage full

**DANCERS WILL BE ASSIGNED TO A DRESSING ROOM AND ARE TO REMAIN IN THEIR ASSIGNED DRESSING ROOM UNTIL READY TO LINE UP AGAINST WALL FOR THEIR DANCE, OUT OF WAY. DANCERS ARE INSTRUCTED TO STAY WITH CLASS, WARM-UP, STRETCH, REHEARSE, GET READY, PAY ATTENTION TO LINE-UP**

**ALL DANCERS ARE TO CLEAN UP AFTER SELVES, THROW AWAY THEIR GARBAGE, AND PACK UP IMMEDIATELY AFTER READY AND/OR THEIR LAST DANCE/PERFORMANCE SO THEY ARE READY TO LEAVE WHEN SHOW IS OVER**
DANCERS ARE TO CONFIRM DRESSING ROOMS ARE CLEAN WITH GARBAGE PROPERLY PUT IN GARBAGE CANS, OR TAKE WITH THEM IN THEIR OWN REQUIRED ASSIGNED GARBAGE BAGS BEFORE LEAVING!!

Costume Care and Backstage Etiquette are essential requirements of the Dance Curriculum. Dance students are instructed and reminded in dance classes. Performance, Costume Care, and Backstage Etiquette are graded and assessed per class and teamwork is required.

Failure to complete ALL DANCER REQUIREMENTS and ASSIGNMENTS (Costume care, accessories, supplies, make-up, hair, nails, time schedules, dressing room and backstage policies, procedures, etiquette, conduct, professionalism, cleaning up, and RESPECT) may result in NOT PERFORMING on stage, multiple grade and conduct deductions, and/or any further school disciplinary actions on students record.

ZERO TOLERANCE for MISCONDUCT and/or DISRESPECT.
No refunds on costumes due to costume company availability supply, and/or students' own failure of eligibility and/or lack of requirements, conduct, and responsibilities resulting in not performing on stage. 
DANCERS NOT IN FULL COSTUME ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO PERFORM ON STAGE.
Failure to arrive and perform will result in 0% grades.

HIGH SCHOOL SHOW ORDER: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19th

3:00-3:30: ARRIVE at Princeton
3:30PM- Students must be all signed in with VPA teacher

3:30PM- All students with quick changes must put their extra costumes on the garment rack (labeled with their name on the hanger) in the locker room.

3:50PM- Rehearsal begins starting with all in curtain call. Sit on bleachers to run finale and curtain call. Then we will begin from beginning scene to the ending scene.

5:10PM- Every student in their “places”/dressing room.

5:20PM- Doors open

5:58PM- Doors close

6:00PM- Show starts

HIGH SCHOOL SHOW ORDER

ACT I: GOING TO NEW YORK

SCENE 1

PERIOD 2 DRAMA: IN THE AIRPORT

SCENE 2

PERIOD 4 DRAMA MUSICAL NUMBER: COME FLY WITH ME

SCENE 3

DANCE TEAM: WINTER WONDERLAND

SCENE 4

PERIOD 2 DRAMA SCENE: INFRONT OF THE HOTEL/ A PROMPOSAL

SCENE 5

PERIOD 2 DRAMA MUSICAL NUMBER: NEW YORK, NEW YORK

SCENE 6

PERIOD 2 DRAMA SCENE: INFRONT OF THE HOTEL DANNY GETS LOST

ACT II: CARNEGIE HALL

SCENE 1

PERIOD 6 ADV BAND: ANCIENT CAROL

SCENE 2

PERIOD 6 ADV BAND: WHITE CHRISTMAS

SCENE 3

PERIOD 6 ADV BAND: SLEIGH RIDE

SCENE 4

PERIOD 6 ADV BAND: CHRISTMAS AT THE MOVIES

SCENE 5

PERIOD 2 DRAMA: IN CARNEGIE HALL LOOKING FOR DANNY

ACT III: CENTRAL PARK

SCENE 1

PERIOD 4 DANCE: LET IT SNOW

SCENE 2

PERIOD DANCE: SNOW FAIRY QUEEN

SCENE 3

PERIOD 2 DRAMA SCENE: IN CENTRAL PARK LOOKING FOR DANNY

ACT IV: VILLAGE VANGUARD

SCENE 1

PERIOD 3 BEG BAND: JINGLE BELLS

SCENE 2

PERIOD 3 BEG BAND: JOLLY OLD ST. NICHOLAS

SCENE 3

PERIOD 3 BEG BAND: THE DREIDEL SONG

SCENE 4

PERIOD 3 BEG BAND: KWANZAA CELEBRATION

SCENE 5

PERIOD 3 BEG BAND

SCENE 6

PERIOD 2 DRAMA: IN VILLAGE VANGUARD LOOKING FOR DANNY

ACT V: WILLAMSBURG BRIDGE/ BROOKLYN

SCENE 1

PERIOD GUITAR: RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER

SCENE 2

PERIOD 2 GUITAR: BLUE CHRISTMAS

SCENE 3

PERIOD 2 GUITAR: FELIZ NAVIDAD

PERIOD 2 DRAMA: AT WILLAMSBURG BRIDGE LOOKING FOR DANNY

ACT VI: QUEENS

SCENE 1

PERIOD 6 DANCE: CHRISTMAS IN HOLLIS NUMBER

SCENE 2

PERIOD 2 DRAMA: IN QUEENS LOOKING FOR DANNY

ACT VII: HARLEM

SCENE 1

DANCE: VOGUE

SCENE 2

PERIOD 2 DRAMA SCENE: IN HARLEM LOOKING FOR DANNY

ACT VIII: BRONX

SCENE 1

PERIOD 6 DANCE: LATIN CHRISTMAS DANCE NUMBER

SCENE 2

PERIOD 2 DRAMA SCENE: IN THE BRONX LOOKING FOR DANNY

ACT IX: ROCKEFELLER CENTER

SCENE 1

PERIOD 2 DRAMA: DANNY IS FOUND!

SCENE 2

TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY

DANCE TEAM: THE ROCKETTES

SCENE 3

FINALE/ BOWS

PERIOD 4 & 6 DANCE

DANCE TEAM

GUITAR

BEGINNING BAND

ADVANCED BAND

PERIOD 2 & 4 DRAMA

ADMINISTRATION


8:30 - 9:00: approx. end time
CONFIRM AGAIN ALL CLEAN BEFORE LEAVING, REPORT ANY VIOLATIONS TO SUPERVISING STAFF PERSONNEL (Ms. Shaw, Teachers, Staff, Backstage Assistants) IMMEDIATELY AND BEFORE DISMISSAL.
Dancers dismissed from backstage, exit building.

Parents not allowed backstage. Supervising staff and personnel is backstage. Dancers are to be self-independent, responsible, respectful, professional, and clean up after themselves at ALL TIMES, regardless of age.

Stage rehearsals before the show:

*Dance and Performance MAIN percentage of grade in DANCE class. Students are REQUIRED to DANCE and PERFORM in Dance class and performances. In RARE instance where dance student cannot DUE TO OWN FAILURE IN ELIGIBILITY (UNSATISFACTORY GRADES, MISCONDUCT, School Probations/Suspensions, etc) MUST COMPLETE ASSIGNMENTS AND NOT ALLOWED TO BE BACKSTAGE AT SHOW. NO REFUNDS ON COSTUMES PURCHASED FOR STUDENT MISCONDUCT. DANCE COSTUMES MAY BE DONATED TO DANCE DEPARTMENT FOR PARENT VOLUNTEER HOURS.

REQUIRED NON-PERFORMANCE ASSIGNMENTS: