2022 Spring Gala Performances- Information
MotionArts Spring Gala 2022 Performance Information
Our Spring Gala Performances will take place Saturday, May 21st at The Buskirk-Chumley Theater. Due to the large number of dancers enrolled this semester, there will be two performances: a 3:00pm Ballet Gala Performance for all Ballet classes and a 7:00pm Evening Gala Performance for all Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz and Tap Classes as well as Company Repertoire. Each performance will last approximately one hour.
Due to the Buskirk-Chumley testing and vaccination policy, our performances will be considered private events. Tickets will be distributed 4 per dancer at the studio. The Performance Fee will cover the cost of 4 tickets and costume rentals. This fee can be paid online or at the front desk. DVD’s will be available to purchase on the MotionArts website. We will also have a free limited time YouTube release.
Performance Fee: Due April 15
3:00pm Ballet Gala Performance only- $60.00 per dancer
7:00pm Evening Gala Performance only- $60.00 per dancer
3:00pm & 7:00pm Performances- $75.00 per dancer for dancers in both ballet AND other classes
Costumes: All Costumes and accessories are owned by MotionArts. Costumes may be sent home the week before the show, and some will be distributed at the theater. Dancers should arrive to their dress rehearsal and performances with costumes on, hair ready. All costumes MUST BE RETURNED IMMEDIATLEY after the performances at the theater in the designated return bins. Dancers will need to provide their own leotard, tights or leggings, and shoes as required by class as listed below. Dancers with multiple costume changes may use basement dressing rooms.
Evening Gala Dress Rehearsal Schedule:
Friday May 20th 5:00pm-8:15pm at The Buskirk Chumley Theater: 7pm Evening Gala Dancers Only! Each class is allotted a 10 minute rehearsal onstage in costume (this will also be the order of the show on the 21st). Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your time slot. Parents may wait and watch. Dancers may leave as soon as they are done. If you miss your time slot you will not get to rehearse!
Jazz 4 5:00-5:10pm
Tiny Tap 5:10-5:20pm
Lyrical 5 5:20-5:30pm
Jazz 3 5:30-5:40pm
Mini MAD Claire’s Contemporary 5:40-5:50pm
YAGP- Ana 5:50-5:55pm
Contemporary 1 5:55-6:05pm
YAGP Group Contemporary 6:05-6:10pm
Lyrical 3/4 6:10-6:20pm OVERà
Jazz 1 6:20-6:30pm
MAD Co. Jamie’s Contemporary 6:30-6:40pm
Tap 2 6:40-6:50pm
Senior Solo Grace 6:50-6:55pm
Mini MAD Joy’s Lyrical 6:55-7:05pm
YAGP- Allie 7:05-7:10pm
Tap 1 7:10-7:20
Contemporary 2 7:20-7:30
Contemporary 3 7:30-7:40pm
Jazz 2 7:40-7:50pm
Mini MAD Joy’s Jazz 7:50-8:00pm
MAD Co. French 8:00-8:15pm
Ballet Gala Dress Rehearsal Schedule:
Saturday, May 21st 10:00am -12:00pm at The Buskirk Chumley Theater: 3pm Ballet Gala Dancers Only! Dancers may leave once their class has finished on stage. All dancers must be picked up no later than 12:00 since the theater will close at 12:15pm (The order of the rehearsal is also the order of the show).
Ballet 1 Wednesday
Ballet 1 Saturday
Ballet 4, 4/5, 5, 5/6
Ballet 2 Monday
MAD Co. Fairy solos- Grace, Lauren/Allie, Sadie, Neva, Ana, Kira
Ballet 2 Saturday
Carabosse and Mini-MAD and MAD Co.
YAGP Classical Solos: Nour, Ana, Allie, Neva, Ailuen
3:00pm Ballet Gala Performance: 2:15pm Dancers arrive to be organized by class. 2:30pm doors open for audience with general seating. 3:00pm start. 4:00pm approximate end time.
7:00pm Evening Gala Performance: 6:15pm Dancers arrive to be organized by class or go to dressing room. 6:30pm doors open for audience with general seating. 7:00pm start. 8:15pm approximate end time.
Costume Requirements by Class
Preballet: pink narrow strap leotard without skirt, pinked footed tights, pink ballet slippers, hair in bun.
Ballet 1 & Ballet 2: black narrow strap leotard, pink footed tights (Ballet 2 Saturday: plain black leggings instead of pink tights), pink ballet slippers, hair in bun.
Ballet 3& 3/4: black, pink or nude narrow strap leotard, pink footed tights, pink ballet slippers, hair in bun.
Ballet 4, 4/5, 5, 5/6: nude narrow strap leotard, pink tights, ballet slippers, hair in bun.
Jazz 1: Black narrow strap leotard, black jazz shoes, hair in low ponytail.
Jazz 2: Black narrow strap leotard, black dance shorts, black jazz shoes, hair in low ponytail.
Jazz 3 & 4: Black narrow strap leotard, black capris leggings, black jazz shoes, hair in low ponytail.
Tiny Tap: Girls: black leotard, black tap shoes, hair in ponytail. Boys: Black pants, black tap shoes.
Tap 1: Black narrow strap leotard, black tap shoes, hair in low ponytail.
Tap 2: Any color narrow strap leotard, black leggings for “Burrs”, tap shoes, hair in low pony.
Contemporary 1: Black narrow strap leotard, bare feet, hair in low ponytail
Contemporary 2: Black narrow strap leotard, bare feet, hair in low ponytail
Contemporary 3: see instructor
Lyrical 3/4: nude narrow strap leotard, bare legs, pink ballet slippers, hair in low pony.
Lyrical 5: black leotard, bare legs, pink ballet slippers, hair in low pony.