*Auditions and registrations have already taken place. For more information
please contact us at (209) 576-8957.

Rehearsals • Performances • Casting: Dancers chosen must attend all rehearsals and costume fittings. Siblings are cast together. There will be 2 performing casts. Each cast rehearses and performs over one week. All pertinent information will be given on how to access the online rehearsal and performance schedule, costume fittings, make-up and accessories. Please save your emails!

Rehearsal Schedule: Clara and Party Girl rehearsals start first and begin Sept 28. ALL other parts begin Oct 28-Dec 22. All rehearsals are broken down by the hour for each group and generally will run sometime between 5:30-8:30pm Monday-Thursday or Friday 5:30-9:00pm or Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm. We do not rehearse on Sunday’s until December 8, which is our first day at The Gallo Center.

Mandatory Parent Meeting (Office): Wednesday, September 18, 7:15pm-8:00pm. For parents of children cast in the ballet. Only one parent is required to attend to review the 2019 Handbook, Polices & Procedures Manual. Children do not attend. Families will be informed about the requirements to have their child perform in the production. Each family is required to volunteer during the production. Volunteer hours and duties will be discussed at the meeting.

Parent Volunteer Sign up Lists: Available Wednesday, September 25, in Office Lobby.

Performance Fee: Due date is Friday, October 4. Each child will be assessed a participation fee of $25.00 (Maximum $50.00 per household for multiple family participants). It is required to be paid in full in order to attend rehearsal. The fee covers, in part, the cost of rehearsal personnel, costume fitting, costume cleaning & costume repair. This fee is non-refundable should the dancer drop out of the production. Additional costs run between $60.00-$150.00 per role, for theatre make-up, shoes, socks, tights based on the role(s). All items purchased become the property of the dancer once the performances are over.

GALLO Theatre Information:

Cast A:

• Spacing Onstage: December 8 (Times vary 11:00am-6:00pm)

• Dress Rehearsals: 9, 10, 12 (4:30pm-8:30pm)

• School Shows: December 11 (7:30am-1:00pm) 2 shows: 10am all schools & 12n sensory needs

• Performances Dec 13, 7:00pm & 14, 15, 2:00pm

Cast B:

• Spacing Onstage: December 8 (Times vary 11:00am-6:00pm)

• Dress Rehearsals: December 16, 17, 18 (4:30pm-8:30pm)

• Performances: Dec 20, 7:00pm & 21, 22, 2:00pm


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