VPA Productions 2018-2019: Please prepare to make yourself available for house and crew responsibilities. Remember that when it comes down to our shows, we need to have a large enthusiastic crew and your Multimedia and Theater students give up a lot of time for us!
REQUIRED DANCE PERFORMANCE DATES:
Backstage Technical Rehearsals: Monday January 14th-Tuesday, January 22rd (after school from 3:00-5:15 pm) Note: ***Freshman students may be released earlier and will be notified as the dates come closer. Backstage Open Dress RehearsalPerformance@ MCST: Wednesday, January 23rd (after school performance begins at 3:00 and ends by the late bus at 5:30) Backstage Tech at CCM: Thursday, January 24th Students will leave MCST or MK at 8:15am and be back by the late bus at 5:30 at MCST campus.
Backstage Performance:Friday, January 25th Students will leave around 11am for theater and will be picked up by parent/guardian after the show! ***Note: APA student from Morris Knolls will have transportation over to Morris County School of Technology at 400 East Main Street. Parents will need to pick students up at this location by 5:15pm on these dates: Thursday, January 17th, Friday, January 18th, Tuesday, January 22nd Wednesday, January 23rd Thursday, Jan 24th -----&----- May Dance Technical Rehearsals: Monday, April 29th- Tuesday, May 7th (after school from 3:00-5:15 pm) Note: Freshman students may be released earlier and will be notified as the dates come closer. May Dance Open Dress Rehearsal Performance @ MCST: Wed, May 8th (after school performance begins at 3:00 ends by the late bus at 5:30 at MCST) May Dance Tech at CCM: Thursday, May 9th Students will leave school at 8:15am and be back by the late bus 5:30 at MCST May Dance Performance: Friday, May 10th Students will leave around 11am for theater and will be picked up by parent/guardian after the show!
***Note: APA student from Morris Knolls will have transportation over to Morris County School of Technology at 400 East Main Street. Parents will need to pick students up at this location by 5:15pm on these dates: Thursday, May 2nd Friday, May 3rd Tuesday, May 7th Wednesday, May 8th Thursday May 9th
It is required that all students attend all technical rehearsals. Both performances are professionally run and a significant part of their curricular work place readiness skills and college preparatory experience. In order to keep the rehearsal and performance process professional, students who do not attend technical rehearsals will be subject to one or more of the following restrictions (pending medical conditions and/or family emergency.)
-Student’s grade for Production and/or Repertory will go down at minimum one grade -Understudy may replace student who missed rehearsal in performance -Student’s choreography will be pulled from the performance -Student may not participate in the performance
It is both the parent and the student’s responsibility to ensure he/she is attending all the technical rehearsals. By signing this contract both parent and student have indicated that he/she has read and has understood the requirements for the Dance Academy concerts. Please avoid medical appointments if possible at these times. Competitions and outside performances are not excused absences during technical weeks. Please make arrangements if conflicts exist. Thank you for your dedication to excellence in dance education and we look forward to these future performances!!!