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February 24, 2020

CityDance Conservatory: Important Information for 2020 Annual Conservatory Concert

Please see below for important information about the Conservatory Concert. You can also access all of the information here

Conservatory Concert Performance Dates/Times:
May 9, 2020 at 2 - 4pm
May 9, 2020 at 7 - 9pm
May 10, 2020 at 1 - 3pm
May 10, 2020 at 5 - 7pm

Location: Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center
7995 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Parking is free in a large Garage behind the building. Please click on this link for directions and parking instructions for the Cultural Arts Center.

Mandatory Conservatory Concert Rehearsals Dates:

Sunday, March 1, 2020
Costume Fitting Rehearsal @ Strathmore
Time: See Below
Location: Strathmore

Piece
Date
CALL TIME and fitting for students
Rehearsal and Costume check time
SC 2019-20: Rep: Heart Has 4 corners (Rob) ALL 3 CASTS)
March 1st
12:30pm
1:00-1:45pm
SC 2019-20: Rep: Stones (Rob) (ALL 2 CASTS)
March 1st
1:00pm
1:45-2:30pm
SC 2019-20: Rep: Por Partes (Alex N) ( ALL sections and both CASTS)
March 1st
1:45pm
2:30-4:00pm
SC 2019-20: Rep: Vient la Douleur (Diana)
March 1st
3:30pm
4:00-4:30pm
SC 2019-20: Rep: CIR New for CC (ALL 2 CASTS)
March 1st
4:00pm
4:30-5:15pm
SC 2019-20: Rep: DTH Contemp Level 2 - It's Wonderful (Diana)
March 1st
4:45pm
5:15-6:00pm

It is important to arrive at the CALL TIME on time and check in at the front desk on Sunday, March 1st.

Thursday, April 23, 2020
Conservatory Concert Dress/Run-Through Rehearsals  @ Strathmore
Time:
From 4:00-4:45pm - Warm UP (Cont for Conv class in 405, Cont class for Sel + in 402 and Ballet class in 304)
From 4:45 - 5:30pm  - Costume prep
From 5:30 - 7:30pm - Dress rehearsal for Show 1
From 7:30 - 9:30pm - Dress rehearsal for Show 2
Location: Strathmore

Friday, April 24, 2020
Conservatory Concert Dress/Run-Through Rehearsals @ Strathmore
Time:
From 4:00-4:45pm - Warm UP  (Contclass in 405 and Ballet class in 304)
From 4:45 - 5:30pm  - Costume prep
From 5:30 - 7:30pm - Dress rehearsal for Show 3
From 7:30 - 9:30pm - Dress rehearsal for Show 4
Location: Strathmore

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Conservatory Concert Run-Through Rehearsals @ Rockville
Time:
From 4:00-4:45pm - Warm UP  (Cont class in A and Ballet class in B)
From 4:45 - 5:30pm  - Costume prep
From 5:30 - 9:30pm - CC Run - Thru rehearsal for the show order
Location: Rockville

Saturday, May 2nd
Conservatory Concert Orientation Meeting @ Strathmore
Time: from 5 - 6pm
Location: in studio 405 at Strathmore
This is a mandatory meeting for all the CC participants!

Monday, May 4, 2020
Conservatory Concert Dress/Tech Rehearsals @ Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center
Time:
From 12:30 - 1:30pm - Ballet Warm Up for Day program/YAGP students
From 1:30 - 3pm - Trio Paquita, Classical Variations and Contemporary Solos
From 3-4pm - Warm Up (Ballet Conv in the studio and Contemporary Conv on the stage)
From 4-4:30pm - Partial costume prep
From 4:30-9:30pm - Tech rehearsals for the following pieces:

Rep: Trio from Faust: Walpurgis Night
Rep: Gioconda Waltz
Rep: CIR New for CC
Rep: Heart Has 4 corners (Rob)
Rep: Gala Piece with Rob
Rep: CIR New Tuesday piece (Rob)
REP: Re's New Piece
Rep: Intersection_ALL Sections/Marie McNair ( )
Please note that this is not the complete list of repertory that we will rehearse on this day. We will confirm the list once we announce the show orders/programs.

Location: 7995 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parking: Parking is free in a large Garage behind the building. Please click on this link for directions and parking instructions for the Cultural Arts Center.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Conservatory Concert Dress/Tech Rehearsals @ Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center
Time:
From 3-3.45pm - Warm UP (Ballet Conv in the studio and Contemporary Conv on the stage)
From 4-4:20pm - Curtain Call
From 4:30 - 5:30pm - Warm UP (Select Plus Cont in the studio)
From 4:20 - 5pm - Costume prep
From 5 - 7pm - Tech/Dress Rehearsal for Show 1
From 7 - 7:30pm - Break
From 7:30pm - 9:30pm  - Tech/ Dress Rehearsal for Scholarship show

Location: 7995 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parking: Parking is free in a large Garage behind the building. Please click on this link for directions and parking instructions for the Cultural Arts Center.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Conservatory Concert Dress/Tech Rehearsals @ Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center
Time:
From 3-3.45pm - Warm UP (Ballet Conv in the studio and Contemporary Conv on the stage)
From 4-4:20pm - Curtain Call
From 4:30 - 5:30pm - Warm UP (Select Plus Cont in the studio)
From 4:20 - 5pm - Costume prep
From 5 - 7pm - Tech/Dress Rehearsal for Show 2
From 7 - 7:30pm - Break
From 7:30pm - 9:30pm  - Tech/ Dress Rehearsal for Show 3

Location: 7995 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parking: Parking is free in a large Garage behind the building. Please click on this link for directions and parking instructions for the Cultural Arts Center.

Important Links for 2020 Conservatory Concert season:
- CC programs/show order link will be posted here in April

- Main weekly Conservatory rehearsal link is HERE. Please update this link every Monday night/Tuesday morning for your weekly rehearsal schedule.

-Ticket sale link will be posted here on Tuesday , February 25th.

Important Information for Dress/Tech rehearsals and Performances:
Please arrive with hair and make up done for all medatory Dress and Tech rehearsals, and have all the necessary dancer items listed below for dress rehearsals and performances:

All the dancers need to arrive with make-up and hair ready! Please use foundation, powder, eyeshadow, blush and reddish or light pink lipstick that compliments your skin tone. For boys just foundation and powder and/or a light bronzer for the cheeks. Girls need to have their hair in mid to low bun. (All Gioconda girls please have mid bun so you could attach flowers under the bun). Please use large hair elastics (preferably the color of one’s hair), hair net, hair pins/bobby pins and gel/spray. Please check this video for more details about how to make a bun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQZuyhb4iD4

Girls: Hairpins (V-shaped – thicker not too flimsy) and bobby pins. One or two packets, depending on the thickness of your hair and your head pieces
Hair spray and/or extra hold hair gel
Clean shoes: pointe and/or ballet slippers. If needed skin tone ballet shoes.
All Gioconda and Trio girls need to bring clean or new light pink tights. For boys the right color tights.
Re and Marie’s piece, Rob’s CIR Tuesday piece and other Contemporary ballet pieces and solos  please make sure your ballet slippers and/or point shoes are skin toned (please buy new ballet shoes if needed)
Por Partes Legs, you all need to have your black leggings for all the dress rehearsals and performances
For all girls skin tone leotards and the right underwear
Everyone should bring their black shorts (no logos) and black leotards/for boys black fitted shirt
Please bring 2 bottles of water and a healthy dry snack. Please bring only dry snacks and clear water (no soda or colored juices). We would like to run the rehearsals and performances very smoothly without costume incidents, therefore we are asking you to respect our rules.

All the dancers need to leave all their jewelers at home. NO jewelry of any kind, i.e. earrings, rings, bracelets, etc. will be permitted today. Please make sure you take off watches, hair elastics or anything else from your hands before the tech/dress rehearsal and performances.

After each dress rehearsal and performance, please make sure to give back to us all your costumes and costume bags. You need to return them to the dressing room and hang them and/or place them nicely where you took them from, so we could count them and prepare everything for the remaining dress rehearsals and performances.


Please email Irina  - irina@citydance.net if you have any questions regarding the 2020 Conservatory Concert.

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