Recital weekend is getting closer.  The following information is designed to answer your questions and let you know what is expected of you.   This information was provided in a handout that was distributed to each family.   This information will remain on the website until after the recital.  If you have lost your handout you will find a copy that you will be able to print for yourself by clicking the button below



Rehearsal at CDS 5:00 PM

All Monday and Saturday  Classes


Picture & Ticket Day 

*Picture Day at CDS 4:00 - 6:30 PM Chris Rowley Photography (optional)

*Recital Fee Due $64.00 per Family- Tickets Distributed 4:00-6:30 PM

*Pre-paid Video Order Due (optional)


Rehearsal at CDS 5:00 PM

All Tuesday and Thursday classes


Rehearsal at CDS 5:00 PM

All Wednesday classes


Scheduled Rehearsal at JHS 4:30-9:00 PM

MANDATORY scheduled rehearsal for all classes.  The schedule is posted below* and at CDS.  Please be prompt for rehearsal and come prepared to work hard. 


Dress Rehearsal at JHS 4:30-9:00 PM

Dress rehearsal for all classes begins at 4:30 PM and will be exactly like the show.  Detailed info below.


Recital at JHS 7:00 PM

Detailed recital info below


Recital at JHS 3:00 PM

Detailed recital info below

                                           Schedule for rehearsal at JHS on 5/30/2019



                          CLASS                                                                      REHEARSAL TIME

Monday            4:30                                                                                    4:30

                            5:15                                                                                     4:30

                            6:00                                                                                    5:30

                            6:45                                                                                    4:30

                            7:30                                                                                    5:30

                            8:15                                                                                    7:30

Tuesday             4:30                                                                                    7:30

                            5:15                                                                                     5:30

                            6:00                                                                                    4:30

                            6:45                                                                                    4:30

                            7:30                                                                                    4:30

                            8:15                                                                                    4:30


Wednesday       9:30                                                                                    4:30

                            5:15                                                                                     5:30

                            6:00                                                                                    5:30

                            6:45                                                                                    7:30

                            7:30                                                                                    4:30

                            8:15                                                                                    4:30

Thursday          4:30                                                                                    6:30

                            5:15                                                                                     6:30

                            6:00                                                                                    6:30

                            7:00                                                                                    6:30

Saturday          10:00                                                                                   4:30

                           11:00                                                                                    5:30

                           11:45                                                                                    4:30

                           12:30                                                                                    4:30

                             1:15                                                                                     4:30


  • On Tuesday, May 21,  Chris Rowley will begin shooting at 4:00 at Craven Dance Studio for the students who wish to be photographed in costume.  The sign-up sheet is in the parent room.

  • The recital fee of $64.00 per family is due as soon as possible but no later than May 21. 

  • This fee covers rental of Jackson HighSchool Center for the Performing Arts and its equipment, stage crew, custodial services, audio services, insurance, printing, royalties, etc. 

  • Each family will receive up to 8 complimentary tickets which will be distributed on May 21.  Additional tickets may also be purchased at that time for $8.00 each. 

  • Since all seats are reserved you need to get a head count in advance so you'll know how many are in your party. 

  • Tickets will also be available at the door for $10.00 each. 

  • All sales are final. 

  • Students who have an outstanding balance for tuition, costumes, or recital fee cannot get tickets until all balances are paid in full. 

Please be aware that the helpers at the ticket tables are volunteers.  They are handling tickets and fees as they have been instructed.

Pre-paid video orders are also due that day.  


No classes Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27 for Memorial  Day weekend. 

No tuition is due for June.

  • The rehearsal on May 30, at JHS is scheduled so you do not have to wait so long. 

  • Please refer to the schedule posted throughout CDS and above on this webpage. 


  • Please be prompt for all rehearsals and come prepared to work hard.

  • On Friday, May 31, dress rehearsal at JHS begins at 4:30 PM and will be exactly like the show; costumes, make-up, etc. 

  • Programs will be posted backstage and in the dressing rooms so everyone will know how the acts follow. 

  • You are expected to stay for the entire run of the show, approximately 2½ hours. 

  • After a short break, we may rehearse group numbers if necessary. 

  • Mothers are to dress their children and keep them under control at all times.  Please, no Dads in the dressing rooms. 

  • There is to be no eating or drinking in the auditorium or the dressing rooms. 

  • Please keep classes together so we do not miss anyone. 

  • On Saturday, June 1, the doors open at 6:30 and the performance is at 7:00 pm. 

  • Sunday, June 2, the doors open at 2:30 and the performance is at 3:00 PM.

  • Make sure all costumes and headpieces are on alike.  No anklets or jewelry unless part of the costume.  No panties under the costumes.  Use plenty of bobby pins on headpieces and elastic chinstraps on hats so they do not fall off. 

  • Please, no costumes in the audience before or during the performance. 

  • We can not allow visitors in the dressing areas!! 

  • Cameras and videos will be permitted at the dress rehearsal ONLY.  Our recital will be professionally videotaped at the Sunday performance by Beaver Productions.

Attendance is very important this time of year.  Parents, please encourage your dancer to practice so they'll feel confident for the performances.  If you have any questions please feel free to ask.


Enrollment for summer classes begins June 4.  Summer session starts the week of July 8 and will run for 6 weeks.