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Performing Opportunities for Students



(1)  THE NUTCRACKER  -  All ballet students in the Elementary Division are invited to participate in the Brandywine Ballet Company's production of The Nutcracker held at West Chester University in December.  Separate sign up is required.  All rehearsals are done outside of regular class time.  Details available September 15 at www.brandywineballet.org

(2)  SLEEPING BEAUTY  ~  Selected levels in the Elementary Division are invited to participate in the Brandywine Ballet Company's production of Sleeping Beuaty  held at West Chester University in May.  Separate sign up is required.  All rehearsals are done outside of regular class time.  Details available January 1 at  www.brandywineballet.org

(3)  STUDENT RECITAL – Information below:

2018 RECITAL INFORMATION
WEST CHESTER STUDIO
  and  LIONVILLE STUDIO

Our end of the year Student Recitals will be held at Downingtown West High School on Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16
Most young students participate in only ONE of the four recitals.  Below is the complete schedule.

RECITAL REHEARSAL INFORMATION   ~~~  ALL REHEARSALS ARE MANDATORY!

All West Chester Students are required to attend all 3 mandatory rehearsals: Director’s Rehearsal, Leotard Rehearsal, and Dress Rehearsal.
(Last day of REGULAR CLASSES for WEST CHESTER is Friday, May 25.) All Lionville Students are required to attend 2 mandatory rehearsals:
Leotard Rehearsal and Dress Rehearsal. (Last day of REGULAR CLASSES for LIONVILLE is Saturday, June 2.)

WHICH RECITAL(S) DOES MY CHILD PARTICIPATE IN?
See RECITAL SCHEDULE below.

RECITAL  SCHEDULE – 4 Recital Schedules Listed Below

Recital #1 Information:  The first recital on Friday, June 15 at 6:30 p.m. is for all the classes held at the LIONVILLE YMCA studio plus a select group of West Chester classes.  The information for the Leotard and Dress Rehearsal as well as the actual Recital is listed below.

Friday, June 15 – 6:30 Recital

**Leotard Rehearsal:  Held at The Dance Center Studio.  Monday, June 4 – Starting at 5 p.m. (See schedule for exact time of your child’s dance(s)

**Dress Rehearsal:  Held at Downingtown West High School.  Monday, June 11 – Starting at 5 p.m.  (See schedule for exact time of your child’s dance(s)

CLASSES THAT WILL PERFORM IN THE 6:30 RECITAL ARE LISTED BELOW:

1)       All LIONVILLE CLASSES – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday Classes
2)      PLUS the following classes from the West Chester Studio:
**   All Regular Division Ballet
**   Elementary 6 Ballet Tuesday 5:00
**   Elementary 6 Jazz Hip Hop Tuesday 6:15
**   Lyrical  C/D
**   Hip Hop C/D
**   Brandywine Contemporary Both Companies

3 Recitals for students from the WEST CHESTER STUDIO:

Recital #2 
Saturday, June 16 – 10:30 a.m. Recital

Studio Director’s Rehearsal: Tuesday, May 29
Studio Leotard Rehearsal: Tuesday, June 5
Theatre Dress Rehearsal: Tuesday, June 12

CLASSES THAT WILL PERFORM IN THE
10:30 a.m. RECITAL ARE LISTED BELOW:

Pre-School Tuesday 1:00
Pre-Ballet Tuesday 4:45
Elem. 1 Ballet & Contemporary Wed. 5:00
Elem. 2 Ballet Wed. 5:15
Elem. 2 Contemporary Wed. 6:00
Elem. 3 Ballet Tues. 5:30
Elem. 3 Contemporary Tues. 6:15
Elem. 4/5 Ballet Mon. 5:30
Elem. 4/5 Jazz Hip Hop Mon. 6:45

Three Regular Division Ballet dances
Lyrical B/C
Hip Hop B/C
Modern C/D
Hip Hop A
Lyrical A

Recital #3 
Saturday, June 16 – 1:30 p.m. Recital

Studio Director’s Rehearsal: Wednesday, May 30
Studio Leotard Rehearsal: Wednesday, June 6
Theatre Dress Rehearsal: Wednesday, June 13

CLASSES THAT WILL PERFORM IN THE
1:30 p.m. RECITAL ARE LISTED BELOW:

Pre-School Wed. 4:30
Pre-School Thursday 5:00

Elem. 2 Ballet Monday 5:15
Elem. 2 Hip Hop Monday 6:00
Elem. 3 Ballet Thursday 5:00
Elem. 3 Jazz Hip Hop Thurs. 5:45
Elem. 6 Ballet Thursday 5:15
Elem. 6 Contemporary Thursday 6:30

Three Regular Division Ballet dances
Lyrical C/D
Hip Hop C/D
Modern B/C
Brandywine Contemporary

Recital #4 
Saturday, June 16 – 4:30 Recital

Studio Director’s Rehearsal: Thursday, May 31
Studio Leotard Rehearsal: Thursday, June 7
Theatre Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, June 14

CLASSES THAT WILL PERFORM IN THE
4:30 p.m. RECITAL ARE LISTED BELOW:

Pre-School Sat. 9:30
Pre-Ballet Sat. 10:15
Pre-Ballet Monday 5:00
Pee Wee Hip Hop Sat. 11:00
Elem. 1 Ballet/Hip Hop Sat. 11:45
Elem. 4/5 Ballet Wed. 6:00
Elem. 4/5 Contemporary Wed. 7:15

Hip Hop A
Lyrical A
All Regular Division Ballet Dances
Lyrical B/C
Lyrical C/D
Brandywine Contemporary

Brandywine Ballet Company

The Brandywine Ballet Company is a separate, non-profit regional ballet company in which The Dance Center is the Official School. Students 11 years old or older have first preference for acceptance into the company, however it is not guaranteed. If accepted into the company these students will be guaranteed at least 2 performances per year as well as acceptance into master classes. The commitment of the ballet company is far greater than that of the Elite program. Complete details and a sample contract are available at The Brandywine Ballet office (6l0) 692-6402.

The Brandywine Ballet Theatre is the professional arm of The Brandywine Ballet organization. Students who qualify technically, are at least entering their 9th grade year of school and are at least 13 years of age are eligible to audition. These students are a select group of dedicated dancers who will train daily and work toward a professional career in ballet. These students will be guaranteed at least 3 performances per year. Complete details and a sample contract are available at The Brandywine Ballet office (610) 692-6402.

Visit www.brandywineballet.org for all details.