Backstage Dance Studio    
                                                              SINCE 1973                                                               3425 BACKSTAGE BLVD.
                                                                                                                                                                                         LAS VEGAS, NV. 89121
                                                                                                                                                                          backstagedance@mindspring.com

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        JUNE/JULY 2018 NEWSLETTER

         

        TUITION For those students who started in late August, you’ve had 40 Mondays and Saturdays, 42 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 41 Wednesdays and Fridays thru your July classes. Those who didn’t start at the beginning of a month, had that 1st month prorated. Also, everyone is charged 1 weeks  tuition as a Staff Fee to pay my teachers during their 4 days in the theater, plus ushers, dressers,  backstage manager, ticket sellers and ticket takers.  ( Point I is counted as one class).

          

        JUNE TUITION IS $_____JULY $______STAFF FEE $______OTHER $____________TOTAL $______

        NOTE: Show tickets may not be purchased unless  tuition payments are up to date.

         JUNE 20th WEDNESDAYthru  JULY 10th TUESDAY, BRING STAGE READY COSTUMES TO ALL CLASSES. Classes will run their numbers in “completed “ costumes, including shoes. DO NOT wear them to class. Wear class dancewear and then you’ll change into costumes. Bring your tights, if applicable, so we know that you have the correct ones. Alterations or  sewing to complete the costume must be done beforehand                                           

          

        JUNE 23rd  SATURDAY, is the DEADLINE for Photos, Well Wishes, and Love Lines in the CONCERT PROGRAM..See separate sample program  for all rates, sizing for ads, personal messages with pictures, and Love Lines to be put in the shows program.

         JUNE 23rd    SATURDAY,  SHOW TICKET SALES START AT 10:00 am. Seating is reserved and sold only here at the studio on a first come first served basis. They are $12 each and only $8 for a Combo 3/4 , 5/6 child if you want them to stay for the show after their number. You will take a number when you arrive and will be called. Only one number per present person will be allowed. Please no grabbing up multiple numbers to hold for persons arriving hours later. For the first week of sales, each family unit may buy up to 6 tickets for one evenings show and 5 for the other. You will be given 1 FREE TICKET for whichever night you’ll have the fewest attendees. This free ticket does not apply to Combo 3/4, 5/6 classes that are only doing 1 show.

        Combo 3/4 Saturday 11:00 will do the Sat. show and the Sat. 1:30 and Thurs. 3:45 classes will do the Sunday show. Combo 5/6 Tues. 4:00 and Sat 12:00 can do both nights. From Monday July 2nd  any amount may be purchased, so it is important that everyone buy their tickets in that 1st week of sales. If there are any left over after that, they will be sold on the evenings of the show in the lobby at the theater, cash only.    NOTE: by CSN fire codes, all children 2 years old and up must have a ticket for their own seat. ADDITIONALLY: Your July tuition and any other due amounts need to be paid in full to be able to purchase tickets.

         

        JULY 4th , WEDNESDAY we are CLOSED INDEPENDENCE DAY.

         

        JULY 10th  , TUESDAY,  is the LAST DAY of REGULAR CLASSES.

          

        JULY 11th  , WEDNESDAY, is the LAST OPENING/FINALE REHEARSAL here at the School.

         

        JULY 11th  WEDNESDAY, LAST DAY TO PRE-ORDER DVD OF THE SHOW at $40. We have the show professionally recorded by Sundance Video using a Beta Broadcast Quality Digital Camera for the optimum in color, clarity, and sharpness. VIDEO, DIGITAL, STILL CAMERAS and CAMERA PHONES are “NOT”!!! PERMITTED DURING THE SHOW!    You may video during Technical and Dress Rehearsals using personal cameras and only those numbers that your child is in. You may not film the entire show rehearsal.  NO flash or video lights please.  The Dress Rehearsal includes costumes, lighting, and sound. DVD’s are $40.00 (with class numbers indexed and cast credits at the end). Both shows will be videoed, but only one master DVD with indexing and credits will be made based on the staffs opinion of the better nights show . If there is an error in any one show , the other nights better number may be edited into the master. Both nights combo classes will also be edited into the master. If requested, a DVD of the other nights show will also be available but without the editing, indexing and credits. You will be notified later of a pick up date, usually within one week. Pre-order by July 29th  to insure the quickest delivery time. DVD’s  may also be ordered after the shows by mailing a check to the our school.

         

        JULY. 12th  and/or 13th , THURSDAY/FRIDAY, TECHNICAL REHEARSALS at the  HORN THEATER, COLLEGE of SOUTHERN NEVADA 3200 E. CHEYENNE, N. LAS VEGAS. Your child must be available  as scheduled to set their dance number(s) on stage for each class that they are in, plus the

         Opening /Finale and solos if applicable. Theatrical  lighting will be set , numbers will be run to music , and students will familiarize themselves with exits, entrances, and dressing rooms.  A few students from each class will be selected later on to bring and then wear their costume during Tech as well as all Combo class kids.

          

        JULY. 13th , FRIDAY 7:00pm is  DRESS REHEARSAL at the theater, in full costume, with lighting, music, and in the running order of the show. Everyone (No Combo classes) must be at the theater no later than 6:00 p.m. FOR SAFETY AND INSURANCE LIABILITY REASONS, IF YOU MISS A SCHEDULED REHEARSAL, YOUR CHILD WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BE IN THEIR CLASS NUMBER FOR THE SHOW

         

        JULY 14th  SATURDAY & JULY 15th  SUNDAY 7:00pm is the  CONCERT SHOWTIMES  at The Horn Theater, College of Southern Nevada, 3200 E. Cheyenne, N. Las Vegas. Arrival time is 6:00pm . Entry for cast is thru the lobby then through the  theater door to the right and down the side hall. Kids will know this route from the previous days that they were in  for Tech and Dress Rehearsals. Theater seating will start at 6:30. All parents are to leave the backstage areas and theater by this time to re-enter the theater with their tickets

         

        COMBO 3/4 and 5/6 TECH REHEARSALS  are just before your assigned show night for your convenience. 

        JULY 14th   SATURDAY

         Combo 3/4 11:00 am Sat. class on stage at 5:45 pm.

         Combo 5/6 12:00 pm Sat  class on stage at 6:00 pm. These students may also do Sunday’s show plus Tech

        JULY 15th  SUNDAY

         Combo 3/4 1:30 pm Sat. and Thursday 3:45 class on stage at 5:45 pm.

         Combo 5/6 4:00 pm Tue. class on stage at 6:00 pm . These students may also do Saturday’s show plus Tech

         

        After rehearsal, children will wait with Ms. Christine, in their dressing room until their class number which are 2nd and 3rd in the show. Parents are to leave the backstage area at 6:30 to re-enter the theater with their tickets.  After their number, we encourage you to  pick up your 3/4, 5/6 year old. If you and your child want to return  to watch the show, they will need their own ticket at only $8.00.By CSN  fire codes, all children 2 years old and up must have a ticket for their own seat. They cannot sit on your lap. 3/4 parents, please wait for the “black out” after the 5/6 combo class to exit and then for another “black out” to re-enter the theater with your child. 5/6 parents will exit and may re-enter at the same time. If your only doing one night, you may buy up to 10 tickets the 1st week of sales.

         PARKING AT CSN When entering on Community College off of E. Cheyenne, use the 2nd parking lot. It is closest to the theater. No parking fees.

         

        AT THE THEATER. No food or sodas are allowed anywhere in the theater. Water is okay. Younger siblings are to be quiet and not be running around. When you arrive, your dressing room is already assigned. Placement is based on age, dance level, experience, and seniority. Writing on mirrors is not allowed

         

        KEEPING COMMITMENTS: It puts a great burden on fellow dancers, teachers, and the outcome of the entire show if your child is missing classes while there dance numbers are being taught.  Please make their attendance a priority.

         

        RECYCLE HANGERS: If you don’t need the plastic hangers your costumes came on, Please return them so they can be reused next year. There will be a box at the theater.

         

        CLASS PLACEMENT 2018-2019 SEASON: After the concert, you will receive a Fall Schedule along with the teacher’s  recommendations for class placement. If you've moved and have not updated your address with me, please bring me up to date so you'll be sure to receive this important mailing.

         

        FALL REGISTRATION: You may register by phone at 547-1040. I'll be in the office starting the week of August 13th  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Or email me anytime at backstagedance@mindspring.com.

         COMBO 3/4 AND 5/6 may REGISTER NOW for Fall Classes. Starting in July, registration is open to the general public. The 3/4, 5/6 class sizes are limited, so register early. Those students who will be 7 in the early fall, may now sign up now for regular one hour classes of Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Acro, and Tap,

          

        NEWSLETTER, SCHEDULES, OTHER IMPORTANT INFO is now always posted in the entryway and online at backstagedance.com

                                                                                                                    Thank you, Steven and Joan

         
        TECHNICAL REHEARSALS - THURSDAY JULY. 12th 2018

         HORN THEATER, College of Southern Nevada, 3200 E. Cheyenne  N. LV

        !!!!!WITHOUT EXCEPTION - EVERYONE MUST ATTEND!!!!!!!!!!!!

        BE READY AT YOUR CLASS' APPOINTED TIME!!!!!!!

        Time                                                                       Class                                                                          Teachers

        11:20                                                                                  Jazz I Tues. age 7-10                                                                                     Christine

        11:30                                                                               Ballet I age 7-10 Fri Pink.                                                                                 Heather

        11:40                                                                              Hip Hop I Wed. Age 7-10                                                                                 Alex.

        11:50                                                                                         Ballet III  Fri.                                                                                            Heather N.

        12:00                                                                                       Hip Hop III Fri..                                                                                         Alex               

        12:10                                                                                           Tap I Tues.                                                                                              Christine 12:20                                                                                           Jazz II age 9-10 Thurs.                                                                                   Christine 12:30                                                                                                  Acro  I-II, Thur.                                                                                          Kellie

        12:40                                                                                           Ballet II Fri                                                                                              Heather

        12:50                                                                                   Hip Hop I  11+ Tue,                                                                                      Alex

        1:00                                                                                             Acro III Fri.                                                                                             Keelie

        1:10                                                                                 Ballet I age 12+  Fri. Blue                                                                                 Heather

        1:20                                                                            Pre-Pointe/Pointe I Mon./ Wed,                                                                            Heather

        1:30                                                                                        Hip Hop IV Wed.                                                                                        Alex

        1:40                                                                                         Jazz II 11+Thur.                                                                                         Alex               

        1:50                                                                                        LUNCH BREAK

        2:20                                                                                           Jazz III Thur.                                                                                            Alex

        2:30                                                                                         Jazz I 11+ Mon.                                                                                         Christine

        2:40                                                                                             Tap II Mon.                                                                                             Christine

        2:50                                                                                           Jazz IV Thurs.                                                                                           Nancy

        3:00                                                                                            Tap III Mon.                                                                                            Christine

        3:10                                                                                             Acro V Thur                                                                                             Kellie

        3:20                                                                                             Acro IV Fri.                                                                                             Kellie

        3:30                                                                                          Abigail Cabrera                                                                                          Keelie

        3:40                                                                                          Pointe III Mon.                                                                                          Heather

        3:50                                                                                              Tia Sakren                                                                                              Alex

        4:00                                                                                          Pointe III Wed.                                                                                          Tamara

        4:10                                                                                      Pointe II Tue/Thur.                                                                                       Heather

        4:20                                                                                        Alexandra Testut                                                                                        Tamara

        4:30                                                                                           Hip Hop V Fri.                                                                                           Alex

        4:40                                                                                         Rebekah Denny                                                                                         Heather

        4:50                                                                                     Contemporary   Tue.                                                                                     Alex

         

        5:00                                                                                               Tap V Fri.                                                                                               Alex


        TECHNICAL REHEARSALS -FRIDAY JULY 13th  2018  

         HORN THEATER, College of Southern Nevada  3200 E. Cheyenne  N. LV

        !!!!!WITHOUT EXCEPTION - EVERYONE MUST ATTEND!!!!!

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                                                                             !!!!!!!BE READY AT YOUR CLASSES APPOINTED TIME!!!!!!!

        Time                                                                       Class                                                        Teachers

                                                                                       

         2:00................................................................ Gaby Betts...................................................... Thomas

        2:10................................................................ Baby Mazorra................................................. Thomas

        2:20................................................................ Modern I Mon................................................ Thomas

        2:30................................................................ Modern II/III Mon.......................................... Thomas

        2:40................................................................ Jazz V Wed..................................................... Thomas

        2:50................................................................ FINALE......................................................... Joan

        4:00................................................................ OPENING......................................................             Thomas

        5:00................................................................ MEAL BREAK

        6:00  ARRIVAL FOR DRESS REHEARSAL for ALL STUDENTS (excluding Combo classes )

        7:00  DRESS REHEARSAL for ALL STUDENTS (excluding Combo classes )

         SATURDAY JULY 14th   

         

        6:00 pm ARRIVAL FOR ALL STUDENTS

         7:00 pm SHOWTIME

         

        SUNDAY JULY 15th .

         6:00 pm ARRIVAL FOR ALL STUDENTS

         7:00 pm SHOWTIME

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

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