An annual Spring Gala performance is presented in early June, depending on theater
availability. This production is an extension of your child's training and an opportunity for you
to see the progress of your child for the year. It is an exciting and unforgettable experience for
all. Dress rehearsal will be during the week prior to the performance and attendance is
mandatory. No Exceptions.
Participation in the spring gala is not required. Please let us know before December 1st if your
child will not be participating in the spring performance. She/he may take classes for the year as
Dancers will not be allowed to leave the backstage area during the performance. Audience
members should only enter or exit the auditorium between dances. This is strictly enforced.
Traffic in the auditorium is distracting to the audience and is discourteous to the performers on
Recital Fees or a 50% deposit are due November 15th. (The balance must be paid no later than
February 1st.) Costumes are special orders and must be ordered early to receive them in time for
pictures and recital. This fee covers recital expenses, i.e. theater rental and paid staff, as well as
costumes and parents admission (two tickets). All other tickets may be purchased in advance at
the studio or at the auditorium the night of the performance for a nominal donation. Recital
fees are non-refundable and must be paid in full.
Each Additional Costume.....$80.00
No video equipment or flash cameras are permitted at the performance. The performance will
be professionally video taped and photographed. DVD's and still shots may be purchased at a
Dance South is planning another fabulous booklet this year to be sold at the gala performance.
Ads for businesses and personal "well wishes" will be for sale in the spring. Information with
prices will be sent out at that time.