PPAC Spring Recital

"Dance Around the World"
Friday, May 31st and Saturday, June 1st, 2019
Giles County High School Auditorium
Admission $8.00

Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, May 30th at GCHS

Now accepting students for Summer and Fall Registration!

Please call Sandy at
(931) 309-7230 or email for registration and enrollment.

(931) 363-7181

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Recital Week is only SIX weeks away! Class attendance is extremely important at this time of year. Parents, please, make sure that dancers are practicing their choreography at home. If your dancer must miss class, please bring them to another class that week. Any child missing more than TWO lessons (that are not made up in other classes) between now and recital will not be allowed to participate in the show. Pointe dancers must wear pointe shoes in class to participate in pointe dances.

Tights and shoe colors for the recital are now in the office. The last day to order will be May 15th. I would suggest ordering shoes now as quantities get back-ordered during recital time.

All dancers, except Pre-Dancers, will wear their hair in a tight bun with absolutely no bangs. No jewelry (stud earrings are fine) or fingernail polish. Dancers will need stage makeup using pink lipstick, blush, eyeliner, mascara and eye shadow. Please use natural colors for eye shadow. Please come to the recital and dress rehearsal in your first costume (order of dances will be posted soon). Head pieces need to be on the right side of the dancer’s bun.

The only dancers that are allowed in the auditorium during performances are predance, prek, Kinder/1st and Sandy’s 1/2 Grade classes. All other dancers must stay in the cafeteria during the recital. (2-4 grade students wishing to watch the older dancers are welcome to come to dress rehearsal). Parents will be responsible for making sure dancers that are in the auditorium are backstage three numbers before their performance. These dancers will need to sit on the floor next to the front of the stage. Seats are for ticket holders only. A table will be assigned for each age group in the cafeteria. Parents are needed each night to volunteer to be a class parent. Volunteers are also needed to help line up the dancer’s backstage.

Tickets for “Dance Around the World” will go on sale in May. These are $8.00 each. PPAC recitals sell out every year. The only reserved seating is for the two graduating Senior’s families. These are located in the front center aisles. Seats that are reserved before the doors open will be removed.

Please do not bring flowers to the front of the stage for your dancers. Only graduating Seniors should have flowers brought to the front of the stage during recitals.

PPAC strives to have a professional dance recital. In order to do this, we must remind student’s families that dance recitals are not sporting events. Yelling a dancer’s name as they take the stage is distracting for the children and the audience. It will also be captured on our video. Please remind guests of this recital etiquette.

Flash photography is not allowed during recital as it is also distracting.

NO VIDEO RECORDING WILL BE ALLOWED DURING RECITAL. Video-taping can be done at dress rehearsal only. Professional Videographers will have cameras in several places around the auditorium.

All dancers will perform in the closing number at the end of the recital.

Recital usually ends at 9:30pm.

Recital Week Information, DVD order form, and Recital Costume Photo forms are attached to this letter.

PPAC dancers are working very hard and I appreciate all of their dedication to their classes and show.Please feel free to contact me with questions at (931)309-7230 or You can also use FB Messenger.



Monday, May 27th - No classes, Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 28th –First National Bank’s Giles Heritage Theater – Mandatory Rehearsal - No costumes or make-up – This is a mandatory rehearsal for stage spacing and practice before dress rehearsal. Please arrive promptly so that you do not miss your class rehearsal on the stage.

4:30 – 6:00 – Sandy’s Monday and Wednesday 1-2 grade and Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 grade classes
6:00-8:30 – Advanced 1 and Advanced 2, Junior Advanced and Senior Advanced

(Pre-dance, pre-k, and k/1 grade classes are not included in this rehearsal. Teachers will be in the front of the stage to help these dancers remember choreography. There will be no regular classes at PPAC this week.)

Wednesday, May 29th – PPAC Closed

Thursday, May 30th – Giles County High School -Dress Rehearsal - Dress Rehearsal is a mandatory rehearsal for all participants. (Those not attending will not be allowed to participate in the show). All dancers will need to come in full costume of their first dance. Each class will run their dances and then have a group photo made. Classes will then change costumes, perform second and third dances, and have a group photo in second costume. Photo CDs with all of the dress rehearsal pictures will be available for $5.00.

Junior and Senior Advanced Dancers – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Advanced 1 and Advanced 2 – 12:00-2:00
Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 Grade – 2:00-3:00
Monday and Wednesday 1-2 Grade – 3:00-4:00
Kinder/1st Grade – 4:00-5:00
Pre-dance/Pre-K – 5:00

Friday, May 31st and Saturday, June 1st – Recital. Dancers will need to be at Giles County High School no later than 5:30 pm. Doors open at 5:00.

Monday June 3rd - 7th – PPAC Closed

Monday, June 10th – Summer Semester Begins – Class Schedule available soon.

Saturday, June 15th – Summer Soulstice – All PPAC dancers are welcome to perform. More information at a later date.

Monday July 8th – 11th – PPAC Dance Camp – Annual Dance Camp. Information available soon.

****Watch the office for new PPAC tshirt order forms soon***

**Class fees are due on the 1st day of each month. They are considered late after the 15th of the month and a $5.00 late fee should be added when paying after the 15th.

**Dance shoes, tights, leotards and shorts may be ordered through the office. These are ordered on the 1st and 15th of each month.

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