30th Anniversary Show -Important information.
As the show is getting nearer, it is crucial that pupils are attending all classes as we finalise choreography and discuss important information regarding the show. Please see below a list of dates for extra rehearsals for your child, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask at reception.
Full cast rehearsals for all students are on the following dates:
Saturday 12th October 12.30pm – 3.30pm – all students (with the exception of Wednesday babies, all Tuesday classes and all Saturday classes, these pupils will need to be collected at 1.30pm)
Saturday 19th October 12.30pm – 3.30pm – all students (with the exception of Wednesday babies, all Tuesday classes and all Saturday classes, these pupils will need to be collected at 1.30pm)
Saturday 26th October – classes are on as normal with no extra rehearsal due to private party booking
Saturday 2nd November 12.30pm – 3.30pm – all students (with the exception of Wednesday babies, all Tuesday classes and all Saturday classes, these pupils will need to be collected at 1.30pm)
Saturday 9th November – show day! Classes will not run on this day due to show preparation and dress rehearsal in the afternoon. Dress rehearsal will be at Glusburn institute at 3pm, children must arrive on time for registration and health and safety talk. All pupils will need to bring a packed lunch, full show costumes and hair ready.
Final details for 30th Anniversary Show.
Due to the limited time we have in the theatre and unlike our other shows we will be running the dress rehearsal on the same day as the first performance (9th November). Below are times we need your child to be at The Glusburn Institute prompt and ready to start dress rehearsal on Saturday 9th November.
Please note below there are two times for children’s arrival we are aiming to limit the time needed for the younger end of the school.
Please read and make a note of the following details, it is essential that everyone arrives at their specified times to enable the smooth running of the show.
Q. Where is the show to be held?
A. Glusburn Institute Theatre, Glusburn, Colne Road BD20 8PJ
Q. Is there a car park?
A. Yes there is a car park at the theatre and additional parking on nearby streets.
Q. What costume and dance shoes does my child have to where?
A. Full details of all costumes, shoes and hair styles required will follow this letter in due course.
Dress Rehearsal/ Show Performance Saturday 9th November
Q. What are the dress rehearsals?
A. This is the full run through of the show for all cast, stage crew, theatre technicians and chaperones, all students must bring all their costumes, shoes, tights, and hair accessories to the theatre on this day. It is vital that everything is named and in a clear plastic box with your child’s name on and that all costumes are hung on hangers.
Q. How many rehearsals at the theatre are there and do we have to come?
A. There is one rehearsal at the theatre on Saturday 9th November from 3pm.
Q. Can they leave costumes & belongings at the theatre?
A. Yes costumes must stay at the theatre and everything will be locked up safe. Important! - If your child has been loaned a costume from the dance school, we will collect them back in at the theatre on Sunday when they have finished the last show.
Q. Can I bring snacks and entertainments for my child?
A. Please bring water only in plastic bottles, a packed tea (No chocolate please) books and low value quiet games only please to keep your child entertained between dances (although there will be plenty for them to see and do).
Q. What time do we have to be at the theatre on Dress Rehearsal/Performance day?
A. We have highlighted what time your child will need to be at the theatre on Saturday 9th.
All students in the following classes please arrive at 2.30pm to the Baths Hall entrance prompt for registration:
Grade 1 Ballet & Tap (Friday)
Grade 2 Ballet & Tap (Wednesday)
Grade 3 Ballet & Tap (Thursday)
Grade 4 & 5 Ballet & Tap (Wednesday)
All seniors (Wednesday)
Street Dance (Both Thursday Classes)
Musical Theatre (Friday, Mrs Goode 4pm class only)
All students in the following classes please arrive at 4.00pm prompt:
Babies class Wednesday 4pm & Saturday 9.30am
Beginners Street Dance Saturday 9.45am
Prep & Primary Ballet (Tuesday 4pm & Saturday 10.45am)
Junior Jazz (Tuesday 5.30pm)
A.Please register with Lois, once you have registered your child one of our chaperones will take them to their designated dressing room and look after them. PARENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED BACKSTAGE or in THE AUDITORIUM whilst dress rehearsal is going on.
Q. Do I have to pick my child up from the theatre after the dress rehearsal and bring them back before the show?
A. No we are having a giant picnic! Please make sure that they come with a packed tea and drink.
Q. What time does the show start on Saturday evening?
A. The show will start at 7.15pm, during which time all children will remain backstage with our chaperones, and all children including the little ones this time, will be performing in the finale.
Q. When and where do I collect my child?
A. Times are approximate, the show should last around 2 hours including interval, please be patient whilst we get all children ready, we have a cast of over 120! Please collect your child from where you registered them in at the Baths Hall Door.
Sunday 10th November
Q. Is there another Dress Rehearsal on this day?
A. No we are only performing the one show today.
Q What time does my child have to arrive?
A. Please ‘register in’ with Lois/Alison at 1.45pm prompt on Sunday.
Q. What time does the show start?
A. The show will start at 3pm.
Q. What time can I collect my child?
A. Children will be ready to be collected once the show has finished (the exact time will be up at registration; we estimate around 5.30pm) and from the same place as you dropped off.
Please note we cannot let children out of our care without being ‘registered out’ due to safeguarding of all children.