2018 Recital

This year we will present, “Let’s Dance the Movies”, directed by Ms. Jean Louisa Steele aka “MisWesa”. She has already begun the time consuming task of putting together a show and it’s sure to be an exciting one. You won’t want to miss it!
Ticket sales for the recital will again be available online through this page.

Please check back for more details. Check our Recital FAQ page for general recital information.

We offer 2 different recitals. Please confirm which recital your dancer will participate in from the 2 options below before ordering your recital tickets.

  • Show “A” includes the following Classes & Companies: All Pre-Combo, Ballet Basic, Jazz/ Tap Basic, Dance Movement classes; Dancer’s Edge Company; and Elite Ballet Program.
  • Show “B” includes the following Classes: All Child Classes Level 1 through Advanced Teen Classes Level 5

Recital Timeline

Please check our recital timeline for important dates, including mandatory rehearsal and performance dates throughout the year.

Order Recital Tickets

Recital tickets will be available for purchase online here through our ticket merchant. ***Please check which performance your student will be participating in before placing your order. There are 2 shows – A and B – check on this page above to confirm.

  • On sale dates: April 22nd 8am EST through May 26th 11:00pm EST.
  • Reserved seating. $25 each.
  • Any remaining tickets will be available at the door before the show for $30 each cash only.
  • We will have a professional photographer & videographer at the event. No personal photos or videos.
  • Children 3 years old and younger who will sit on a parent’s lap will not need a ticket. If the parents wish for them to have their own seat then they would need a ticket.

Order Dress Rehearsal Tickets

Dress Rehearsal tickets will be available for sale at Southern Dance Theatre payable by cash or check.

  • On sale dates: May 1st – June 4th at Southern Dance Theatre or at the door before the dress rehearsal.
  • General Admission – open seating.
  • Cash or check if buying at SDT. Cash only at the door. $16 each.
  • Personal, non-flash photos & videos are permitted.
  • Children 3 years old and younger who will sit on a parent’s lap will not need a ticket. If the parents wish for them to have their own seat then they would need a ticket.

Order Your Commemorative Recital T-Shirt

Recital T-Shirts are now available for purchase through the online store through April 30, 2018!  T-shirts feature our recital logo as shown at the top of this page on the front and recital performers’ names on the back.

  • Place your order directly through the Coach’s Assistant Store here.
  • You must create an account to place an order. There is no Guest Checkout Option.
  • Please use a desktop or laptop to place your order. Users sometimes have issues with orders placed via phones or tablets.
  • Orders will not be processed until after the store is closed, which is April 30, 2018.
  • Orders take about 2-3 weeks to deliver after the store closes.
  • T-shirts will be delivered to Southern Dance Theatre and we will send you an email when they are ready to be picked up.

Book Your Recital Photoshoot

Book a personal recital photoshoot for your dancer with Professional Dance Photographer James Culp! Select the time and date that best suits your schedule. James will conduct the shoots on Tuesday, June 5th and Wednesday, June 6th at Southern Dance Theatre. Learn more and book your photoshoot here. Click on the “Forms” at the bottom once you read the instructions.

Order Your Recital Video

Lightning Videos returns to professionally record our recital performances this year! If you’d like to order this year’s or last year’s recital video, you may do so through their website here or by downloading the order form and following the instructions.

Recital Costumes

Download information about recital costumes here.

Recital Shoe & Tight List

The required list of recital tights and shoes can be downloaded here.
All recital tights will be purchased for your dancer(s) by Southern Dance Theatre and you will receive an invoice for tights at the beginning of April as applicable. You are responsible for your dancers’ socks (if required) and shoes for recital.

Any students that need to make up missed class can do so until Saturday, February 24th.  Beginning Monday, February 26th*, until the end of our session, students will be learning their recital dances and missed classes will only be able to be made up in non recital classes of the same class level.

Recital Absentee Policy is:

  • A student may have up to 3 absences in each recital class.
  • No more than 2 consecutive absences in the same class are permitted.
  • The 4th absence will result in dismissal from that recital dance.

*Absence Policy will go into effect beginning February 26th.