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River Festival 2018!

By Dance4all, Jul 12 2018 02:54PM

It’s already time for the River Festival, and just like the last one we will be performing on both the Saturday and Sunday. Please find all the information you need below, but also please feel free to email or call (07736 229076) if you have any questions.


We have 4 performance slots (which are 10-15 mins each) over the weekend (2 per day), please check which slots your child is performing in (most are dancing in more than 1 slot).


If your child is in our more senior classes (L2D III, Grade IV, V or VII) please just refer to the final section.


Please check which slots your child is performing in to know what day and time (the times are shown further down under the corresponding slot information). If you do not know which class your child is in or are unsure please just email or call and we’ll let you know.



Saturday 14th July 2018


Slot 1


Classes performing:

L2D

Grade IV

Grade V

Grade VII


Please refer to the last section as those in the above classes have a different timeline to our other students.


Slot 2


Classes performing:

L2D

Grade I

Grade II

Grade IV

Pre-Primary

Beginning Ballet


16:15 – Please arrive backstage to get ready

16:45 – We start performing on stage

17:00 – End of performance



Sunday 15th July 2018

Slot 3


Classes performing:

L2D

Grade II

Grade IV

Grade V

Grade VII


12:45 – Please arrive backstage to get ready

13:15 – We start performing on stage

13:30 – End of performance


Slot 4


Classes performing:

Grade I

L2D

Grade IV

Grade V

Grade VII

Primary

Pre-Primary

Beginning Ballet


15:45 – Please arrive backstage to get ready

16:15 – We start performing on stage

16:30 – End of performance

Venue

For each performance we will be on the Sports Village Stage. This stage is next to the boating lake, please refer to the map below for further detail (the stage we will be performing on is circled in red).


What to Wear!

Please make sure your child arrives in their uniform leotard and tights with their hair tied back (this can be any style and as pretty as you like). Please also make sure that their uniform is in presentable condition with no stains, rips or ladders (this includes shoes). Please let Angharad know if new items are required before the day they are performing.


Tights are very important! Due to child protection if your child has no tights they will not be able to perform.


What to Bring!

- Jazz shoes or Ballet shoes (the shoes they wear in class)

- Zip-up cardigan or jacket

- Bottle of water (please no other drinks because they could stain our costumes!)

- Snacks (no sticky or melty foods!)

- Any medication (please put any in a named bag)

- Sunscreen

- Spare picnic blankets (if you have any spare which we could borrow to help our students get changed and ready would be appreciated)



Photography

After our performance slot we plan to take photos of our students backstage. If you have indicated on your child’s permission form that you do not want your child’s image to be used in publicity shots, we will have a list of names on the day to make sure they aren’t included in any of our photos.



On the Day for Each Performance Slot

If your child is unable to perform last minute please call us to let us know ASAP on 07736 229076.


Please arrive promptly at the times indicated above to the backstage entrance of the Sports Village Stage.


Before handing your child over please be sure to sign them in on our sign in/out sheet and confirm the contact number we have for them in case of an emergency. Children must be signed in or out by a parent or guardian or we must have written permission prior to the day informing us who will be signing on your behalf.


After their performance there will be photos taken backstage.


Children will then be taken out of their costumes. Please do not leave with any.


Afterwards your child will be handed back to you (or sooner if you do not want them to partake in the photos) but please be sure to sign them out on our sheet. Please wait outside the backstage entrance for this.



Senior Students (L2D III, Grade IV, Grade V, Grade VII)

Students of these classes have a different timeline and meeting points to all other students, please ignore if your child is not a student of these classes.


Saturday 14th July 2018

10:30 – Arrive at Angharad’s house for rehearsals, costumes, hair and make-up

14:30 – Leave for the River Festival

15:15 – Arrive at the Sport’s Village Stage to warm-up and rehearse

15:45 – Perform on stage

15:55 till 16:30 free time

16:30 – Meet at Sports Village Stage to warm-up and rehearse

16:45 – Perform on stage


Sunday 15th July 2018

10:30 – Arrive at Angharad’s house for rehearsals, costumes, hair and make-up

12:00 – Leave for the River Festival

12:45 – Arrive at the Sport’s Village Stage to warm-up and rehearse

13:15 – Perform on stage

13:25 till 15:45 free time

15:45 – Meet at Sports Village Stage to warm-up and rehearse

16:15 – Perform on stage


What to Bring!

- Black Leotard

- Footless tights

- Jazz/ballet shoes

- Sun cream

- Water

- Hat if needed

- Packed lunch

- Warm jacket/zip-up jumper

- Costumes (all your costumes are your responsibility till you finish your performance)

- Medication if required (inhalers/hay fever tablets)

- Hair brush

- Bobby pins

- Elastics

- Basic make-up (foundation, cover-up, mascara) if you own any

- Spare picnic blanket if you have any we can borrow (to help us backstage)


Please do not bring valuables or money as we cannot guarantee its safety.