Spotlight Parties

The Spotlight’s Teddy Bear Picnic and Spa Party

Back by popular demand is the Spotlight’s Teddy Bear Picnic and Spa Party. This year the Spotlight will offer two different parties. The first party will be held on Saturday, March 9th from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. This party will be for children 2, 3, and 4 years old who are students at the Spotlight. The second party will be held on Saturday, March 9th from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. and is for ages 5, 6, and 7. The cost to attend the party is $8 per child. The Teddy Bear Picnic will include a craft, snack, music and dance and lots of fun. Space will be limited and will be filled on a first, come, first serve basis (no spots reserved without payment). 


Tuition Reminder
Please remember all monthly tuition payments are due by the 10th of the month. Payments not received by the 10th will be charged a $5 late fee. Payments may be turned in at the front desk or mailed to the Spotlight, 685 Harcourt Rd., Mt. Vernon, OH 43050. You may also access your account online and make payments online or sign up at the front desk for automatic withdrawal of your monthly payment.


Please Report All Absences
Spotlight teachers are beginning to work on choreography for the spring recital and would appreciate all parents
calling in their child’s absence. Please call 393-2623 and leave a message if your child is unable to attend class.


Spring Recital
Please mark your 2019 calendar. There will be four recitals on May 24 and May 25. One show on the 24th at 7:30 p.m. and three different shows on the 25th at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and one show at 6:30 p.m. All shows will be at the Woodward Opera House at 107 Main St., Mt. Vernon. Teachers will be working on show line up and dress rehearsal times soon. More information will be posted in the Spotlight lobby in late March. Each class will perform in only one show.



March 9 ...... Teddy Bear Picnic (ages 2, 3, 4) & Spa Party (ages 5, 6, 7)

March 15 ............................................Spotlight Lock-In (ages 8 and up)


May 24 & 25 ............................. Spring Recitals - Four different shows 

May [email protected] 7:30 p.m.

May 25 @ 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.

(Show order and dress rehearsal times will be posted in late March.)



Spotlight Foote Notes April 2018


Mark Your Calendars Now for the Spotlight Spring Recital

Please mark your 2018 calendars now for the spring recital. The Spotlight will have three different shows on Friday, May 25th and Saturday, May 26th. Each class will perform only once. Rehearsal and class show times will be announced early this spring. The spring recital is held at the Memorial Theater on East High Street in Mt. Vernon. The shows are free, and no tickets are required.

2018 Spotlight Costume Update

If you are interested in seeing your child’s costume for the spring recital stop by the front desk and ask to view the 2018 costume notebook. Costume balance slips have been sent home. Please plan to pay your balance by March 31st. Costumes will go home the second week of April along with dress rehearsal times and show times.

Opportunity for Dance & Gymnastics Portraits

We are pleased to announce that Stacy Wiles of Wiles Photography will again be taking dance 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 Picture days will be Friday, April 27th and Saturday, April 28th. Sign up will be available in April, watch for more details in the lobby and April newsletter. Pictures are not mandatory for your dancer or gymnast.

Please Report Your Child’s Absence

Please respect your child’s teacher and if they will be missing class for any reason please call the studio at 393-2623, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to let them know your child will not be attending.

Recital Tips - Dress Rehearsals

We know many of you have questions about the upcoming recital so we will continue to give you tips and information along the way. The recital is a very busy, but exciting time for everyone. Soon the Spotlight will announce which classes will be performing in the Friday 7:30, Saturday 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. shows. This will be indicated in the costume books in the lobbies. Your child’s class will also then receive a dress rehearsal time. Dress rehearsals will be held at the Memorial Theater the week before the show. Every class will be assigned

a day and time to practice on stage in full costume and make-up. Each class will have a 10 minute on-stage rehearsal so it is VERY important that you mark this day and time down and arrive early, if you are late and miss your rehearsal your child is going to miss their opportunity to practice on stage. We cannot stress enough how important it is to be on time and ready to go on stage during their scheduled time. Dress rehearsal is mandatory, your child is not permitted to perform in the show if they miss their rehearsal.


April 9-13................................ Parent Observaiton Week - Costumes go home!

April 27 & 28 ................................... Dance Portraits by Appt. @ The Spotlight


May 21-24...........................Mandatory Dress Rehearsals @ Memorial Theater

May 25 & 26 .................................. Spring Dance Recital @ Memorial Theater


Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events 

March 9 - Teddy Bear Picnic & Spa Party

March 25-30 - Spotlight Closed for Spring Break


Performance Team

logoCongratulations to the following dancers for making the 2014-2015 Spotlight Performance Team

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