At Alius Dance School we like to give the dancers opportunities to showcase their progress. We aim to have a minimum of 2 recital opportunities within the dance year. These performing opportunities are a great part of their dance curriculum, building up confidence and teamwork to present proudly what they work on on a weekly basis.
We present a Holiday recital in December. This recital is usually presented in our studio. Based on student registration and social distancing guidelines, the event may be hosted at an outside venue. The date, times, and location are to be confirmed.
There will be a $50 showcase fee per dancer that is due by November 15th.
THERE ARE NO COSTUME FEES FOR THIS SHOWCASE. HOWEVER, YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE BASIC COSTUMING ELEMENTS AT YOUR OWN COST.
General admission tickets to the show will be announced.
Rehearsals: An in-studio general rehearsal will be scheduled for the weekend prior to the show and a dress rehearsal will be scheduled for the Friday prior to the show date. Attendance to these rehearsals is mandatory. All rehearsals are included for students paying monthly tuition. All class card students participating in recital are required to attend all mandatory rehearsals and may pay rehearsals with their class card (1 class/punch = 1 rehearsal) or pay $15 per rehearsal.
The end-of-year recital is usually scheduled for the third week of June (pending theater availability). The location and date for the recital will be made available as soon as possible.
Recital Fee: There will be a $100 recital fee per dancer and is due by March 15th. A discount of 10% on recital fees will be given to families with 3 or more enrolled dancers. The recital fee covers all rehearsals, choreography, and production costs. These fees do not include tickets to the show. A late fee of $10 will be charged after April 1st. RECITAL FEE IS NON-REFUNDABLE.
Costume Fees: The cost of costumes varies, therefore a deposit per costume is due by January 15th. The costume deposits are estimated as follows: $80 per costume deposit per dancer and $100 per Soloist costume deposit. All combo classes have a minimum of 2 costumes. All remaining costume balances must be paid by April 15th. Costume deposits not paid by the due date will not be ordered and may be required to pay a $10.00 late fee before per costume. After January 15th, we cannot guarantee costume availability and/or delivery before the recital. THE RECITAL FEE AND PAYMENT FOR COSTUMES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. We cannot make exceptions.
End-of-year Recital Payments: We collect costume and recital fee payments through pre-authorized credit card billing or bank debit card. They are charged to your account by the due date listed. Payment plans are available upon request and must be fully paid by May 31st.
New Students: Students enrolled after December 31st may join the end-of-year production based on costumes availability from manufacturer. The recital fee and costume(s) balance(s) are due upon enrollment; otherwise, costume(s) can’t be ordered and received on time.
Rehearsals: Several in-studio and dress rehearsals will be scheduled for the week prior to the recital date and attendance is mandatory. The following rehearsal will apply as a minimum: Several in-studio and dress rehearsals will be scheduled for the week prior to the recital date and attendance is mandatory. The following rehearsals will have as a minimum of: (2) in-studio run-thru rehearsal, (1) in-studio Dress rehearsal and (1) theater rehearsal (dates and times are to be determined). All class card students participating in the recital are required to attend all mandatory rehearsals and may pay rehearsals with their class card (1 class/punch = 1 rehearsal) or pay $15 per rehearsal.
Regular season classes end at the time of the end-of-the-year recital in June.
In order to participate in recitals, dancers shall attend classes regularly and all scheduled rehearsals for the recitals.
For the end-of-year show, you shall not miss more than five (5) lessons for any given class participating in the recital from January to June. Dancers must also attend all rehearsals the week prior to recital week.
We reserve the right to remove a student from any recital dance due to lack of attendance.