Dance Recital

WHAT:  Your child’s dance recital will be held at University of North Florida on Saturday, June 2, 2018Scroll down to bottom of this page for rehearsal arrival  times and recital times.  Your child will participate in a ballet OR a tap routine (that information is provided in your costume packet emailed in November).  Recitals last about one hour.    Show times are at 1:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. and at 5:45 p.m.  These times are subject to change.  Please see “Rehearsal Times” for your rehearsal/show time which will be posted after January 31st.  There is a limit of seven seats per dancer due to limited seating.  There are no tickets.

WHERE:  Robinson Theater at UNF.  Address 1 UNF Drive Jacksonville FL 32224.  Please note that food, drinks nor smoking are allowed within the school area.  Directions: From I-295 South towards St. Augustine, merge onto FL-9B North for 8.7 miles.  Take the University of North Florida Drive exit towards Town Center Parkway.  Merge onto UNF Drive/University of North Florida Drive.  Pass a red light and parking gargage 44 will be on your right.  You can park in the parking garage or in the parking lot of the library across from the garage.  Look for our Little Dancing Stars recital signs!   Remember there is a walk from the parking garage to the Robinson Theater.  Allow additional time for locating a parking place and arriving on time for rehearsal and recital. 

COSTUME:  Costumes are non-refundable after February 1st.  Your child’s costume will be delivered to his/her preschool in early May (if ordered on time).  Delivery is upon receipt of May’s tuition and/or any other balance outstanding with your individual dance account.  Costume concerns need to be expressed within one week of your costume being delievered.  WE DO NOT CARE WHAT COLOR YOUR DANCERS SHOES ARE! 

*There are two options to pay the Recital Fee;

Option 1 – Pay one payment of $110.00 on December 5th.

Option 2 – Pay equal payments of $55.00 due on December 5th and March 5th totaling $110.00. 

REHEARSAL:  Dress rehearsal  takes place the morning of the recital.  Your dancer should arrive for dress rehearsal in his/her costume and shoes, hair done as instructed with costume delivery.  Make-up is optional.  Reserve at least one hour for dress rehearsal.  Bring your cameras!  Photos and video taping are PERMITTED during the dress rehearsal ONLY.

PHOTOS:  Excellence from the Heart Photography will be on sight the morning of the recital.  You are requested to stay for the group photo after rehearsal is completed, even if you are not ordering photos.  Then individual photos will be taken after your school’s group photos are completed.  They can be reached for questions at (904) 271-9582 or their website at www.excellencefromtheheart.com .

VIDEO/DVD:  A professional video company will be capturing our special day.   Personal recording devices will NOT be allowed during the recital, only during rehearsal.  If recording is done during the recital, you will be asked to leave the building.  Pre-order information will be provided in the Spring in your recital packet.  DVD’s will be mailed to the address on your order form, three to four weeks after the recital.

FLOWERS:  Spring bouquests can be given to your child after his/her performance.  Pre-order information will be provided in the Spring in your recital packet.  Cash will be required to purchase bouquets the day of the recital.

RECITAL:  After your dancer’s photo has been completed, you will have time to go out for lunch and/or a nap prior to returning back later that afternoon/early evening for the recital.  Your dancer must report back to us completely dressed and ready to perform for you and your guests.  All dancer’s are to attempt going to the potty prior to being left with us. 

RECITAL FEE:   Includes costumes, tights, accessories, admission into the recital (limited seats per dancer – no tickets sold) and parking fee.  There is a limit of six seats per dancer.  We do NOT sell tickets.

QUESTIONS:  Please feel free to contact Melissa Baker at (904) 655-8283 prior to the day of the recital.

**Click Here for Dress Rehearsal & Recital Schedule:

**Click Here for Directions to the Dance Recital