Sunday, May 21 1:00 to 6:00 PM Urbana Fine Arts Center 2860 Philo Road, Suite H, Urbana, IL 61802
PURCHASING PICTURES: Purchasing pictures is not mandatory, but all students should attend, for the group picture. Picture order forms are available at the studio. Please complete the order form and bring it with payment on picture day. Families with more than one child in the recital: please, send us an email if you want to have a picture of your children taken separately, in addition or instead of an individual picture. Payment, and any questions regarding price, size, etc., must be submitted directly to: ILLINI STUDIO: (217) 351-5151
ARRIVAL AND PICK UP: Please, arrive 10 min prior to the time that your child’s group is scheduled to start. We will require parents to sign out their child (children) at dismissal time, so, please, come to the front door of suite H to pick up your child. Student drop off: Front door of suite I. Student pick up: Front door of suite H.
REQUIREMENTS: At arrival, students must have:
Regular street clothes over their underclothing. Undergarment is included with the costumes for all female students ages 12 and under.
Ballet students must wear tights and undergarment under their street clothes.
Hair pulled away from the face. Hair spray or gel will be necessary. See costume notes below for each class’s required hair style.
Regular street makeup (powder, blush, brown eye shadow and lipstick).
No nail polish, no jewelry, no watches.
Each costume and corresponding dance shoes in a separate garment bag.
PROCEDURES: Please note that all students will be changing into their costumes in an open space, so we require that all students wear an undergarment. Our volunteers will help our young students through all procedures. No parent will be allowed in the changing room, or in the picture room. Parents may wait in studio 1 (suite H). Each group has 15 minutes for pictures. Groups of students ages 3 to 6 will have 30 minutes each group. Students in more than one group (multiple dances) will have to enter and exit the studio for each time they are scheduled to have their pictures taken.
DANCE ATTIRE ITEMS: ANY dance attire (except tennis shoes for hip hop) should be purchased at a store specialized in dance attire. Dance items available at regular retail stores or on amazon and other non-dance related sites are not suitable for our dance classes or performances. Hair pins, hair nets, hair gel, hair spray and make up can be purchased at any retail store. Ballet pink tights and dance shoes can be purchased at: https://www.urbanafineartscenter.com/online-store.html or at the following websites: www.discountdance.com www.capezio.com www.blochworld.com
COSTUME, HAIR AND MAKEUP: Please take a moment to check some important information that we have posted below.
“Costume Note” document posted on our website. This document brings detailed information about all the costumes, including items that you will have to purchase.
Tutorial on how to make a ballet bun: for those with young children, we suggest that you start practicing making the ballet bun and bring your child to class with the ballet bun, as per instructions on the tutorial.
Instructions on how to steam costumes and how to handle them.
Picture Day schedule times for each class are posted. Please arrive 10 minutes prior.
Picture Day Schedule: 1:00 to 1:30 - Ballet Purple 1:30 to 1:45 - Ballet Dark Blue/Silver 1:45 to 2:15 - Ballet Pink 2:15 to 2:30 - Contemporary Wednesday Classes 2:30 to 3:00 - Tap Ages 6-12 Monday Classes 3:00 to 3:15 - Contemporary Ages 7-10 Thursday Class 3:15 to 3:30 - Hip Hop 3:30 to 4:00 - Ballet Light Blue 4:00 to 4:15 - Tap Inter./Advanced Tuesday Class 4:15 to 4:30 - Musical Theatre 4:30 to 4:45 - Jazz 4:45 to 5:00 - “La Fille Mal Gardee” Chickens 5:00 to 5:15 - “La Fille Mal Gardee” Red Dress and Green Dress 5:15 to 5:30 - “La Fille Mal Gardee” Blue Dress 5:30 to 5:45 - “La Fille Mal Gardee” Children Blue Dress 5:45 to 6:00 - “Gravity” and “The Reckoning"
please, contact us for more information:
2860 S. Philo Road, Suites H, I and J, Urbana, IL, 61802 AT THE PINES, next to the BOUFFANT SALON. Main Entrance: Suite I