Do You Know Your Child’s Dress Rehearsal & Recital Times?
This year the Spotlight will have three different shows on Friday and Saturday, May 22 and 23. Each class and soloist will perform only once. Show times and rehearsal times have been marked in the costume books and notes will be sent home with costumes. You can check the costume book at the front desk to confirm your rehearsal time. Dress rehearsal at the Memorial Theater (112 E. High St., Mt. Vernon) is MANDATORY!
2015 Spotlight Costume Update
Costume balances must be paid in order for your child to take their costume home. If you are unsure of your balance please check at the front desk, notes were sent home in March. Please, please, please take very good care of your costume when you take it home. We cannot replace them at this point. The kids will be tempted to play in them, but please only let them try it on to show other relatives and then hang it back up right away. You will receive a costume care page with your costume, please hang your costume up and make sure all of the pieces are together. We want all the kids to look wonderful on stage and if you don’t care for your costume at home it will show on stage.
Recital Tights Must Be Purchased From The Spotlight
It is important that all tights be purchased through the Spotlight so that they all match on stage. They are very reasonably priced for this purpose. You can check the costume book at the front desk to see what color tights your child will need.
We are pleased to announce that Stacey Wiles of Wiles Photography will again be taking dance/gymnastics portraits this spring. If you are not familiar with Wiles Photography just take a look around the lobby at the beautiful pictures. You may also visit their website at www.WilesPhoto.com. Picture days will be Friday, April 17th and Saturday, April 18th. Sign up sheets are available in the lobby in Suite 5. Pictures are not mandatory for your student, no make up days are offered for pictures.
Summer Dance & Gymnastics
Once again, The Spotlight has a fun summer dance and gymnastics program planned. Classes will start the third week of June with gymnastics camp the first week of June. Classes, as well as dance and gymnastics camps will be offered again this summer. (Fliers and registration forms coming soon.)
‘Spotlight Shopping Spree’ Recital T-Shirts, DVDs & Tags Available
The Spotlight will be offering recital t-shirts, DVD’s and commemorative tags. Orders for these items can be placed at the front desk. Payment must be made when order is placed. T-shirt orders must be placed by May 4th, all other orders must be in before the last day of classes on Saturday, May 16th.
• T-shirts (child S, M, L, and adult S, M, L) $12 • DVD (2 disc set includes all 3 shows) $15
• Commemorative Tag $5
• Recital Package (includes t-shirt, DVD and tag) $30
Attendance and Commitment Reminder
As stated in the Spotlight Handbook that each family received at the beginnng of the season. “A successful performance requires both attendance and commitment to classes. Students who miss class put the entire class at a disadvantage, due to the fact that absent students must be taught the missed material while the rest of the class repeats what they covered the week before. Your commitment ensures that students receive the most out of our programs and that they spend their time learning, not repeating. During the months of March, April and May a 75% attendance policy will be enforced. The Spotlight reserves the right to dismiss any student who does not meet these requirements during these months.”
Thank you to all the parents who allowed their children to experience the 2015 Spotlight Lock-in, it was a blast! It was great to get to know some of them better and have some good laughs together. We are so lucky to have such a wonderful and polite group of young ladies with us. Thanks again for all the fun!
Memorial Day Parade
The Spotlight is again planning on participating in the 2015 Memorial Day Parade. Last year we had a float and students were asked to wear their recital costumes and be in the parade. A sign-up sheet and more details will be available the beginning of May.
All Accounts MUST be Paid in Full by May 10th
The Spotlight wants to remind everyone that your account must be paid in full to participate in the spring recital. All accounts must be caught up by May 10th.