8th Annual Dancers' Showcase
Sunday, June 3, 2018
Gorton Community Center
Lake Forest, IL



Tech Rehearsals

Mandatory tech rehearsals are
Tuesday, May 29th beginning at 4:30
Thursday, May 31st beginning at 4:30

Please arrive to the theater at least 20 minutes before your schedule tech rehearsal call time in your first costume. It is important that your dance has all of their additional costume changes, shoes, and hair in a high professional bun (secured with bobby pins and a hairnet) before they arrive to the theater. Make up is not needed for the tech rehearsal but will be required on performance day.
Costume pick up dates: May 21 - May 24
You may be responsible for purchasing tights/shoes if your costume requires them.
Please note- Tuition must be in good standing in order to pick up your costume.

Showcase Information

Time of arrival:
There will be signs directing you where to drop off your dancer(s) when you walk inside. For safety reasons, only the dancers performing in the show are allowed in the dancer drop off area or back stage. All dancers must stay throughout the entire length of the show, including the finale, and they have been safely dismissed. Please do not plan to take your dancer early on the day of the Showcase for any reason. Make sure to send your dancer with snacks and a water bottle, along with items they will need to perform.  Avoid bringing any valuables to the theater.

Dancers should arrive to each performance at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the show in complete hair and make-up, with their first costume on. They should have any costume changes that they will need with them.
*Anyone in the 3:30pm Matinee show should arrive at 3:00pm
*Anyone in the 7:00pm Evening show should arrive at 6:30pm

Click the links below for a copy of the Showcase Performance list to review so that you are aware of which show(s) that you dancer(s) are in.  Please check the spelling of your dancer's name and report any misspellings to the office.

3:30 Matinee
7:00 Evening

The theater will not be open for seating until 20 minutes prior to the start of each show. Dancers will not be permitted back stage any earlier than this time.


All dancers’ (including Company) should follow this guideline:

*Foundation that closely matches your dancer’s skin
*Brown eye shadow
*Black eyeliner
*Black mascara
*False Eyelashes for all dancers ages 13+ as well as all dancers on any competition team. (this is optional for anyone that doesn't fit into those dancers listed above.)
*Pink blush
*Burgundy lipstick


All dancers will wear their hair secured in a high bun, complete with bobby pins and a hairnet.  Hairspray should be used for fly-aways.  


Tickets are on sale now!

You can purchase tickets any of the following ways:

Tickets are $16 in advance and $18 at the door
Please note: tickets are limited to 5 per dancer, per show. If there are any tickets available after Memorial Day,
they will be available for purchase with no restrictions until sold out

Note that you will need a credit or debit card to buy tickets, and that tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. So, buy early to get better seats!

TutuTix charges a low, fair fee for their service. You’ll see their $1 per ticket fee, plus 5% processing charge added to your order at checkout.

You’ll have several options for how you want your ticket delivered. You can have it emailed to you, sent to your mobile phone internet browser, and even add it to your Apple Passbook (if you have the latest iPhone software) at no charge! Or, you can choose to have TutuTix mail you foil-embossed keepsake tickets for an additional fee– with your dancer’s name printed directly on the ticket!

Watch this video to learn more about buying tickets through TutuTix: https://www.tututix.com/buy-tickets-online-tututix-com/


Photos are not allowed to be taken during the Showcase as it is distracting to the dancers.


Filming of the performances is not permitted and is distracting to the dancers. Anyone caught filming during the performance will be asked to stop.  
DVDs will be made available for purchase for each performance if you desire.


Flowers will be available for purchase on the day of the Showcase.  You can create your own bouquets or buy flowers individually.