Tag: <span>recitals</span>

Pointers & Info for Students in Recitals

by Nicola, 2007, updated February 2010 _____________________________ This is a generalized checklist of reminders that I provide to all my students as we are entering into recital time. Other teachers are welcome to use it and adapt it, with credit. I have compiled these based on the protocols issued by various dance festivals and studios…


General Guidelines for Informal Recitals or Haflahs

Informal recitals (e.g. where dancers perform in a large open area, in a community centre or gym) and haflahs (parties) are often students’ first foray into performing. They can, however, present logistical challenges, and have unique issues and attributes that every dancer, regardless of ability, must face. Share on Facebook Follow me…


Q – Will I have to dance in a recital or learn a choregraphy?

In my classes, the choice to dance in recitals is yours. I don’t believe teachers should rush or push students into making costumes and performing. That would not happen in an adult dance class in any other genre. I consider it appropriate to ask students in my studio classes if they want to perform in…