•  2019 Rehearsal and recital are Saturday, May 18th, at Lancaster Mennonite High School.  Doors open at 9:15am  Rehearsal starts at 9:30am( all students and parents in the auditorium ready to go). Recital doors open at 6:15pm and dancers may check in at 6:30pm. Recital performance begins at 7pm.

  • Hair and make-up:  must be done for the rehearsal and recital.

    •  Make-up - blush, red or pink-ish lipstick. Eye makeup is optional. No heavy, excessive make-up or glitter. Natural and not washed out under the lights is the goal.

    • Hair must be in a NICE NEAT bun unless your teacher tells you differently.




  • No nail polish. No jewelry

  • Label everything with your name/initials.

  • YOU MAY NOT MISS REHEARSAL!  If you do, you may NOT perform in the recital.

  • Parents MUST stay with children at rehearsal.  You may not drop your child off and leave.

  • Once all your dances are done at rehearsal, you are free to go.

  • ABSOLUTELY NO FOOD OR DRINK IN THE AUDITORIUM.  (This is not just our rule, but LMH’s rule as well.)

  • No gum. No jewelry.

  • No food or drink in the dressing room.

  • No underwear under your costume.  It’s a distraction. EVERY STUDENT MUST WEAR A NUDE LEOTARD with CLEAR STRAPS under their costume.  Your student will wear their nude leotard to and from rehearsal and the recital. For the girls who need a bra, it must be nude with clear straps.  Bring your costume with you to dress rehearsal, and get changed when you get there.

  • Kate Aldrich Photography will be doing professional pictures during dress rehearsal if you would like them. Order forms will be going home with students in the next couple weeks.

  • Dvd sign up sheets will be posted in waiting areas in the coming weeks.  We have talked to the video-grapher, and he is putting the dvds in hard cases for us this year.  The cost is $28 per dvd ( same as last year.).

  • You may take as many pictures as you want during dress rehearsal.  Please no pictures during the recital because it is being professionally recorded.  You may take pictures with family and friends in the lobby after the recital.

  • For the recital, lobby doors will open at 6pm.  Doors to the auditorium will not open until 6:15pm. Students must be back in the dressing room with hair/make-up done, and ready to go at 6:30.  **MAKE SURE YOUR CHILD GOES TO THE BATHROOM BEFORE YOU BRING THEM TO THE DRESSING ROOM** The show starts at 7pm.

  • No parents in the dressing room during the recital.  You will need your security tag ( you will make this at dress rehearsal ) to sign your child out after the recital.  Students who drive will need to sign themselves out. If your child is in 8th grade or older, you ( the parent/guardian), may sign a permission slip at dress rehearsal to for your child to sign themselves out.

  • No student may leave early from the recital.

  • We highly recommend you not bring any toy or electronic to the dressing room.  If it is lost, stolen, or broken, we are not responsible.

  • All students are expected to be respectful and kind to our backstage/dressing room helpers.  Any student who isn’t will be dismissed from the program.  

  • Each family is allowed to invite 20 guests to our recital.  There are nott any tickets. This is done on the honor system. All seating is first come first serve. You may NOT save seats after dress rehearsal.  Please make sure you also use the balcony for seating.