Dec 2018 Dance News: Parade & Party Week Info

Hi Workshop families!

The Christmas Parade is already here, Saturday Dec 8th starting at Charlotte High in Punta Gorda! Be sure to drop off your child at the High School with us, then park at The Event Center, there will be a bus running back and forth for transportation. Dance Company and Ovations dancers arrive at 10:30AM, other “older” dancers please arrive at 11:00AM, kids 7 & under please arrive 11:30AM. The parade starts at 12PM. The majority of our participants are excited to dance down the parade, but we will also have a “FLOAT” decoratedfor small children to ride in! Chaperones, please wear FDW colors; Red, Black or White!

This year we are SO EXCITED to include a full collection of Nutcracker costumes for our dancers ages 8+ to wear. All of the “parts” and costume assignments are in the pages to continue, please read carefully as each dancer has their name listed under their “part.” Costumes will be given out the week before the parade and a $5 costume rental fee will be added to your DSP account to be paid by Christmas break. Please return costumes and head pieces before Christmas break to be used in future years. Costumes may be adjusted to fit by safety pinning or hand stitching. Please do not cut or machine sew costumes. Please email Holly if you do not have your costume by Dec 7th FloridaDanceWorkshop@gmail.com. Dancers who are riding the float will provide their own costume. Details in the following pages. Information on shoes, tights, etc is broken up by character so please keep reading…

Parents: PLEASE DROP OFF REFRESHMENTS AT THE STUDIO THIS WEEK.The refreshments will be waiting for us at the end of the parade route at The Event Center, so we will NOT be able to take them on the truck!The Chamber assigned us group number 31. The Florida Dance Company will be dressed inRED & SILVER.We are also looking for wagons for chaperones to store water in along the parade route.If you have one please let us knowor bring with you.Thank you!

Ovations and our Florida Dance Company had a fantastic time kicking off the holiday season performing at The Punta Gorda Tree Lighting, Veteran’s Parade and Deans South of the Border!We are looking forward to the parade and Guest performing in the Mistletoe Ball, fundraiser for the Homeless Coalition, as well as a Christmas performance at Faith Life Church.

December 17-19 is Party Week!The schedule of classes changes that week. Please see times below, you will be coming at a different time for that week only!During Party Week, wear dance clothes, you will be dancing!Anyone who would like to participate in the “Grab Gift “ exchange, simply bring in a $5-$7 gift, and be sure to sign your name so everyone will know who to thank.Girls bring for girls, guys for guys & your age!There will be food & fun too! All tuition and costumes must be paid in full by Dec. 15.We begin costume orders over the break.Your child’s costume cannot be ordered if tuition and costumes are not up to date!Thank you.

Party Week Schedule 12/17-12/19, 2018

Monday:

4-5 Intermediate Levels Studio A

5-6:15 All Adv Int & Teen Levels Studio A

6:15-7:15 all Jr Ovations ages 12& under Studio A

Tuesday:

4-5 All Beginning Level classes Studio A

5-6 All Adv Level 1 & 2 classes Studio A

6-7 All Sr Ovations 13& up

Wednesday:

4:30-5:05 Kinderdance Studio B

5-5:45 Welcome to Miami and Company Studio A

5:45-6:45 Big sister/Little sister reveal Studio A


 

Christmas Parade Assignments

“Soliders”

There will be a $5 costume rental fee for this part, which will be billed to your Dance Studio Pro Account. Costume will be given out the week before parade. Please email Holly if you do not have your costume by Dec 7th FloridaDanceWorkshop@gmail.com

FDW Costume: Red tank leotard, Red sequin skirt, with gold “solider” accents on leotard and epaulettes on shoulders, Black hat

Please provide your own: Tan tights (sold at FDW), black combat boot or KEDS style sneaker (preferably all black)

Hair: LOW BUN with part on the LEFT

Make up: “stage make up” PLUM colored eyeshadow, RED lipstick, RED circles on cheeks (see picture) Stickers will be given the day of for the cheeks

Dancers (please arrive at 11AM):

  1. Luci Gentile (13) **Banner
  2. Hailey Hayes (12) **Banner
  3. Kacey Sitzenstock (15) **Banner
  4. Marina Mooney *Bubble Gun*
  5. Ashley Wiseman *Bubble Gun*

Florida Dance Company “Rockettes”

(Bluetooth Speaker on wagon (Holly or soldiers)

Costume: Red & Silver Company costume- NO necklace, NO bun wrap, Poinsettia flower in hair, Tan tights with Character or jazz shoe (tumblers only)

Hair: LOW BUN with part on the LEFT

Make up: “stage make up” PLUM colored eyeshadow, RED lipstick, Heavy blush & EYELASHES, NAILS must be clear or a nude color that blends with skin, stage earrings

Dancers (Please arrive by 10:30AM) :

  1. Lindsey Akins
  2. Breanna Alumbaugh
  3. Zoe Armstrong
  4. Emma Buck
  5. Kate Chalone
  6. Lilly Chalone
  7. Kendall Cowart
  8. Brooke Curley
  9. Marloire DeHays
  10. Luna Del Pino
  11. Brianna Donaldson
  12. Paige Dusing
  13. Alicia Foley
  14. Hanna Iverson
  15. Alyssa Machado
  16. Adriana Mangiafico
  17. Marissa Mangiafico
  18. Rylee Rebol
  19. Elizabeth Sacilowski
  20. Juliana Sacilowski
  21. Sunnie Simpson
  22. Syleena Williams

Truck & Trailer

“Nutcracker Party Scene” (Christmas Tree, Sleigh, blocks, wrapped gifts, fabric decoration Nutcracker music for Ballet combos)

“Party Guests” (Act I of Nutcracker)

Costume: You will need to provide your own “costume” for this part, thus there is NO COSTUME FEE. Kids should be dresses in “old fashioned” party attire. Girls: petty coat dresses, bows, in hair. Boys: slacks and a vest with a button down. Boys will be given fake “swords” to “play fight” as in the ballet.

Hair: Down or Half up with curls & ribbons

Make up: glitter if desired for fun 🙂

Dancers (Please arrive by 11:30AM):

  1. Clara: Olivia Porter hair in 1/2 pony and curly, doll prop
  2. Nutcracker: Kamden Ziegler (black pant, red top, with accents, Nutcracker head)
  3. Addison Ziegler
  4. Lincoln McDaniel
  5. Bailey Hilie
  6. Emma Spurlock
  7. Morgan Muse
  8. Vera Cardinale
  9. Gabriella Barber
  10. Alessandra Barber
  11. Ava Boccio
  12. Zila Parent
  13. GeAnna Kiley
  14. Kenley Hassen
  15. Madilyn McDaniel
  16. Jessa VanderSpoel
  17. Zila Parent
  18. Aubree Wells

Ovations Nutcracker Characters (Arrive by 10:30AM)

There will be a $5 costume rental fee for this part, which will be billed to your Dance Studio Pro Account. Costume will be given out the week before parade.Costumes may be adjusted to fit but safety pinning on gentle hand stitches. Please do not cut or machine sew costumes. Please email Holly if you do not have your costume by Dec 7th FloridaDanceWorkshop@gmail.com

FDW Costume: According to character

Please provide your own: Tan or Pink tights (sold at FDW), Jazz Shoe or Ballet Shoe

Hair: LOW BUN with part on the LEFT

Make up: “stage make up” PLUM colored eyeshadow, RED lipstick, Eyelashes, Stage Earring

Ovations Ballet Combinations

(Wear pink tights and ballet shoes. You can buy cheap $20 ballet shoes at Payless if desired)

ROW 1

SugarPlum Fairy: Valentina Mangiafico Spanish (CiCi Dusing)

ROW 2

Snowflakes Allison Rice, Gabi Tiseo, Grace Wilson

ROW 3

Waltz of the Flowers

Gracie Hay, Chloe Joyce, Emma Elfenbein, Hailey Schortz

Ovations Acro/Jazz Combinations

(Wear TAN tights and JAZZ shoes, preferably OLD shoes)

ROW 4

Arabian Micayla Sorah

ROW 5

Chinese Mazzy Armstrong, Meagan Joens (wear black leo under), Russian Elena Centeno,Maddie McQueen (wear black Leo under costume)


Angels & Candy Canes (Arrive by 11AM)

There will be a $5 costume rental fee for this part, which will be billed to your Dance Studio Pro Account. Costume will be given out the week before parade.Costumes may be adjusted to fit but safety pinning or gentle hand stitching. Please do not cut or machine sew costumes. Please email Holly if you do not have your costume by Dec 7th FloridaDanceWorkshop@gmail.com

FDW Costume: According to character

Please provide your own: Leotard (if needed) and Shoes (see notes below)

Hair: LOW BUN with part on the LEFT

Make up: “stage make up” PLUM colored eyeshadow, RED lipstick, Eyelashes optional

ROWS 6 & 7

Angels(walking with horns, wear black Leo under if needed, gold sandals, tights optional)

    1. Bailey Muse
    2. Brynna Castle
    3. Peighton Schortz
    4. Jayden McPeeks
    5. Lillian Wilson
    6. Amber Wiseman

ROWS 8 & 9

Candy Canes (walking, handing out candy canes to spectators)

        1. Naveah Pascal
        2. Chelsea Machado
        3. Madilyn McDaniel
        4. Ashley Wiseman
        5. Hannah Grim
        6. Emma Sorrells

Caperones & Support

Please wear RED, BLACK or WHITE or FDW apparel if you will be walking with the dancers.

Float Assembly day of (8:30AM)

  1. Tasha Chalone
  2. Aaron Legare
  3. Holly Legare
  4. Joe Chalone

Dance Company Coordinator & music for parade route please ARRIVE by 10:30

  1. Alicia Baughman

Ovations Coordinator please ARRIVE by 10:30

6. Margeaux Vallee & Andrea Popielarz

Rec Dancer Coordinator (Walkers & Float riders) please ARRIVE by 11AM

7. Casie Porter & Ciara Anceume

Chaperones (Walking in FDW shirts/colors) please arrive by 11AM:

  1. Bonita Kiley
  2. Wynona Smith
  3. Megan Tiseo
  4. Brittany Muse
  5. Kimberly Cowart
  6. Darlene Armstrong
  7. Michele Vanderspoel
  8. Casie Porter
  9. April Schortz
  10. Megan Parent
  11. Ciara Anceume
  12. Jesse Ziegelbaur
  13. Erika Hornstein
  14. Shelly Machado
  15. Angela Ororio
  16. Kerri McPeeks
  17. Elaine Rice
  18. Cherish Sancho
  19. Kelly Wiseman

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