Fees paid by January 13, 2018: Recital Fee: $40.00 per student or $50.00 per family and Costume Deposit (for each costume): $40.00
Mandatory Dates: see below
All female Students: Wear undergarment. We will release detailed information about where to purchase and about exact price ($18.00 average).
All female ballet students in Ballet Green: Sew ribbons on ballet sleepers (detailed information to be released).
Additional information about costumes, stage make up, volunteering, picture day, etc. will be released after January 2018.
Picture Day: Date: Friday, June 1st Time: between 1:00 to 6:00 PM (see picture day schedule on page 4). Location: Urbana Fine Arts Center (2740 Philo Rd, Suite C, Urbana, IL) ILLINI STUDIO will take individual and group pictures. Students are not required to purchase pictures, but must be present for group pictures. Costume and make up required.
In studio All Cast Rehearsal (Ballet Light Blue, Dark Blue, Yellow, Green and Advanced): Date: Thursday, May 31. Time: 4:00 PM Location: Urbana Fine Arts Center: 2740 S. Philo Rd, Urbana, IL 61802
Sunday, May 20, 2018. Location: Urbana Fine Arts Center: 2740 S. Philo Rd, Urbana, Suite C, Urbana, IL 61802 Purchasing pictures is NOT mandatory, but all performers must attend for group picture. Costume and make up required. Please, arrive 15 minutes earlier. Information about how to purchase photos and picture day procedures will be released later. Photos and payment will be handled by ILLINI STUDIO. Families with more than one child in the recital: Please contact Luciana if you want to have a picture of your children taken separately, in addition or instead of an individual picture.
1:00 to 1:30 PM: Ballet Purple: 3 & 4 Year Old Class 1:30 to 2:00 PM: Ballet Pink: 5 & 6 Year Old Class 2:00 to 2:15 PM: Peter and the Wolf 2:15 to 2:30 PM: Ballet Light Blue 2:30 to 2:45 PM: Ballet Dark Blue 2:45 to 3:00 PM: Ballet Yellow 3:00 to 3:15 PM: Jazz 3:15 to 3:30 PM: Hip Hop 5 to 8 Year Old Class 3:30 to 4:00 PM: Tap 4:00 to 4:15 PM: Beginning Tap 4:15 to 4:30 PM: Advanced Ballet 4:30 to 5:00 PM: Ballet Green 5:00 to 5:30 PM: Hip Hop 9 & Up
All students will need to wear their costumes for PICTURE DAY, DRESS REHEARSAL and PERFORMANCE.Costumes will be sold by the Urbana Fine Arts Center to each student. Average price for each costume is $60.00 for students ages 6 and younger and $70.00 for students ages 7 and older. A $40.00 deposit for each costume is due by Saturday, January 13 and it is non-refundable. A Costume Notice with the remaining balance for each costume and a costume item list for each student will be handed to the students, when costume is delivered. Students will try costumes on during class or rehearsal. Parents will be contacted if any alteration is needed. Once you have the costume, please, observe the following:
Keep the costume in a garment bag at all times.
Make sure your costume is not used, before the recital date, for any purpose other than the Urbana Fine Arts Center’s dress rehearsal and recital.
Most of the costumes will need to be steamed. If you don’t have a steamer, hang the costume in a bathroom in closed doors, for about 30 minutes, while hot water from a shower is on. This can be done during someone’s shower. Important: DO NOT WET THE COSTUME.
The pictures below show how most of the costumes look like when they arrive and how they should look like after steamed:
Special requirements for all female students: Undergarment. See picture below:
Special requirements for all female ballet students:
Pink ballet tights with NO SEAMS: Capezio Transition or Capezio Footed.