Saturday May 26, 2018

(10 am call time for ALL dancers)

11 am - Session 1 (Small World and other dances)

1 pm - Session 2 (La Bayadere and PPDC)

Ohlone College
Smith Center - Jackson Theatre
43600 Mission Boulevard
Fremont,CA 94539

  • Times above are performance times (for audience info)
  • Dancers - see tabs on this page for details

Saturday, May 26: Annual Showcase at Ohlone College

SHOWCASE TICKETS: SHOWCASE TICKET ORDER FORM

Please pick up Showcase Tickets Tuesday, May 22th and Thursday, May 24th in the lobby at the DRESS REHEARSALS (at Ohlone College, Smith Center-Jackson Theatre)

The Flat Fee that you paid at Registration included the cost of four (4) discounted Showcase tickets.  Please fill out and return the forms by May 12 and let us know how many tickets you would like for Session 1 and Session 2 of the program. (The form is attached below).

Extra tickets (if any are remaining) are $30 each (non-discounted price, exact CASH or Check only). Purchase at Dress Rehearsals -or- Showcase.

On the day of the Showcase, everyone admitted into the theatre seating area must have a ticket; this is the theatre's policy. If your child performs in an earlier SESSION and wishes to see a later SESSION, she/he must have a ticket.

PREP WEEK 

Class times are as normal on Mon, Wed, Fri (unless otherwise communicated by the teachers).

NO CLASSES ON THESE DATES:

  • May 22 Tue, and May 24 Th NO CLASSES due to Dress/tech Rehearsals/picture date
  • May 26 SAT, 2018 – NO CLASSES due to Showcase
  • May 28 MON, 2018 – NO CLASSES due to Memorial Day Holiday

This is just general info. Please read the Dress Rehearsals tab for important details. 

SESSION ONE PROGRAM OVERVIEW: (Session One dress rehearsal is Tuesday May 22, 4:00 PM at Ohlone College.)

  • Summer Dances
    • For Grade 1 through Advanced 2 students who attended Summer Session in 2017 and signed up for participating in the Summer Dance
  • It’s a Small World
    • Preschool Level 1 through Grade 3 students
  • Contemporary Dances, selected PPDC ensembles and solos
    • See program attached on Dress Rehearsal tab for details on groups and soloists

SESSION 2 PROGRAM OVERVIEW: (Session Two dress rehearsal is Thursday May 24, 4:00 PM at Ohlone College)

  • La Bayadere
    • Grade 4 through Advanced 2 students
  • PPDC ensembles and solos
    • See program attached on Dress Rehearsal tab for details on selected groups and soloists

BOTH SESSION ONE AND SESSION TWO - Arrive at 10 am Saturday May 26th for Showcase Performance 

The Picture Day order forms are being given out in class. Please ask your teacher if you have not received one. For students in multiple dances, you will need one order form for each dance

Picture date this year will be done during our 2 days rehearsals (May 22 and/or May 24). Bring the filled out picture day form and money with you to dress rehearsal. 

Please read to be sure you come on the CORRECT rehearsal day and be on time or your child will miss the group pictures!

There are NO parents allowed into the Dress Rehearsals.


Dress Rehearsals: Ohlone College, Smith Center-Jackson Theatre, 43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539 

BOTH DRESS REHEARSAL ARRIVAL TIME is 4:00 pm (be on time!). PICKUP TIME is 8:00 pm.

Please read  PARKING* information in tab below.


REHEARSAL INSTRUCTIONS, please:

- Drop off your child in the lobby at 4:00 pm sharp (teacher will be waiting) and come back later for pickup at the SAME PLACE in the lobby.  Parents are NOT allowed into the Dress Rehearsal.

Pick up your Showcase tickets in the lobby of the theatre when you drop off your child at Rehearsal.

Preschool-Primary:

  • Arrive wearing your NUDE leotard, with the ballet tights underneath.
  • Bring ballet slippers, water, and a non-messy snack. (Do not bring your skirt or pink leotard). You may want a warm up over the leotard to stay warm. 
  • Come with hair already done in a neat bun, using hair gel or hairspray (or pulled off the face if hair is very short). All hair items must match hair color - no decorations. 
  • Minimal makeup (just lipstick and light blush) is needed at this level. 
  • Leave all jewlery at home, including earrings. 
  • We will provide students with their costume during dress rehearsals and performances. They will not keep the costume as they are rentals only. 
  • If desired, you may order a photo of your child in costume (individual and/or group photo). All photos will be taken during dress rehearsal this year. Please bring your filled out photo order form to rehearsal. 

Grade One and Up: 

  • Come with hair & make-up ALREADY DONE. For females, hair must be up in a neat bun.
  • Bring all dancewear (NUDE leotard, tights, etc.) and shoes (ballet slippers, pointe shoes, character shoes if needed, etc.). 
  • All female students are required to wear a nude leotard with clear straps for hygiene and modesty reasons (costumes are rentals and costume changes are done in rooms with other students). 
  • Summer Dance (G1-Vocational), Lyrical, Contemporary students:  Please bring your costumes.
  • Eat at home _before_ coming to the theatre.  We do not want any stains on our costumes.  Bring water to stay hydrated and a dry snack. 
  • If desired, you may order a photo of your child in costume (individual and/or group photo). All photos will be taken during dress rehearsal this year. Please bring your filled out photo order form(s) to rehearsal. One form per dance is needed.  

May 26, 2018, SATURDAY

Ohlone College, Smith Center-Jackson Theatre, 43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539

Please read SHOWCASE INSTRUCTIONS and PARKING* information below.

There will be 2 SESSIONS of performances.   Your ticket is valid for Session 1 or Session 2

Each SESSION will be approximately 90 minutes.

Everyone admitted into the theatre seating area must have a ticket; this is the theatre's policy. If your child performs in an earlier SESSION and wishes to see a later SESSION, she/he must have a ticket.

  • SESSION 1  (Sat -11 AM)  Showcase Performance:  It's a Small World and other dances
  • SESSION 2  (Sat- 1 pm)  Showcase Performance: La Bayadere and PPDC

NO Flash photography or video recording is permitted during the performances. 


SHOWCASE INSTRUCTIONS, please:

- ARRIVAL TIME is 10:00 am for ALL students (be on time!).

- Drop off your child in the lobby (teacher will be waiting) and come back to the SAME PLACE in the lobby after your child's SESSION ends.

- Please do not leave the theater until the announcement is made to pick up your child in the lobby. (Each SESSION has more than one part, and last year we had several parents miss half the show by leaving the theater early). 

Follow the same dress and hair instructions as for dress rehearsals: 

- Come with hair & make-up ALREADY DONE. For females, hair must be up in a neat bun.

- Bring all dancewear (NUDE leotard, tights, etc.) and shoes (ballet slippers, pointe shoes, character shoes if needed, etc.).  All female students are required to wear a nude leotard with clear straps for hygiene (costumes are rentals) and modesty (costume changes are done in rooms with other students) reasons.

- Summer Dance, Lyrical, Contemporary & PPDC students:  Please bring your costumes.

- Eat at home _before_ coming to the theatre.  We do not want any stains on our costumes.  Bring water to stay hydrated.

* PARKING:  Ohlone College requires DAILY PARKING PERMITS which must be purchased at their vending machines in LOT E & H ($4 exact cash or credit card). The campus police _do_ issue parking tickets.

Please see the links below for Ohlone College Parking information.

As a service to our performers, we have contracted with a professional videographer to record the Showcase.  It will include all three (2) Sessions.

This is NOT available to the public and all content is copyrighted by Rachel's Ballet and cannot be reproduced or used in any way.

Our school makes no money from the DVD sales; the price you pay helps cover the private recording costs. You are NOT obligated to purchase a DVD.

There are NO refunds or guarantees of the quality as this is a recording of a LIVE event.

DEADLINE TO ORDER (checks must be received by):  May 12, 2018, Saturday

COST of DVD:  $35 DVD  -or-  $50 Blu-ray  (please SPECIFY which one)

Make check payable to "Rachel's Ballet".

In the check MEMO field, write:

Number of DVD's -or-  Number of Blu-ray

Student Name

RAD Grade Level (examples: PSL1-LP, Primary-MV, G3-MV, etc.) or Class (examples: CNTP, LYRC)

Please place checks in the Drop Boxes located OUTSIDE (available 24 hours a day) or INSIDE either of our locations by May 12 (Fremont or Dublin).  When the DVDs arrives, we will notify you by email to pick up your order at our studios.

Thank you, Parents & Families, for your support and cooperation!  Enjoy the Showcase!

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