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Teaching the art, discipline, and joy of dance for over 35 years.

RECITAL 2020 INFO – JUMP JIVE 35 • June 10 – 14

We want you to have all the info about the 2020 recital. Watch this short video about our 2020 Recital!

Dress Rehearsals will be held Monday, June 1 through Saturday, June 6 at The Dance Arts Center


All dance classes Recital performances will be held at the Historic Missouri Theater, 717 Edmond Street, Saint Joseph, Missouri

Dancers and their guests [no more than 4] should arrive 5 to 10 minutes 

    before their scheduled class performance time. DAC staff will let your party 

    into the theater at your scheduled time.


Dancers need be 'Show Ready' when they arrive at the theater

      • All dancers with long hair are required to wear it in a 'low bun'.

      • No jewelry

      • No nail polish

      • Make sure all show bows are securely attached and ballet show strings 

          tucked

      • Check tights for runs

      • Combo students – go easy on the make-up

      • No undies under your costume


Dancers will have an 'on-stage run through' with their class and will then 

    perform the number for their guests


If want your child to perform via 'Zoom' rather than at the theater, call

    The Dance Arts Center office [816-233-5442] by Thursday, May 28 for

     instructions


All guests and dancers must exit the theater immediately after each 

    performance so the theater can be sanitized per requirements by the City 

    of Saint Joseph Health Department


Hand sanitizer will be available at the theater for dancers and guests.


• For the safety of our dancers and to avoid breaking Copyright Laws, video recording and flash photography of performances are not allowed

• No Food or Drink is allowed in the theater

• Be courteous of other guests and silence cell phones, electronic devices, and voices during the performances


J.McBee Photography will be available to take photos of your dancer during all recital times. They will be located in the building next to the Missouri Theater


Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work hard to find a way to showcase our dancers and keep everyone safe during these difficult times!

DOWNLOAD A PDF OF THE 2020 RECITAL SHOW ORDER

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Recital Show order

Wednesday, June 10

6:00 PM – Father/Daughter – location TBA – an outdoor venue is the plan 

7:00 PM – Senior Solos – Missouri Theater 

12 dancers performing one at a time. 

Approximate time 45 minutes total.

Thursday, June 11 

5:00 PM – Jazz 1 “Covergirl” (14) 

5:30 PM – Ballet 2 “Underneath the Lovely London Sky” (32) 

6:00 PM – Tap 2 “Working Day and Night” (14) 

6:30 PM – Combo 1–Thursday 5:30 PM “The Glow” “Coolest Kid on the Block” (14) 

7:00 PM – Beginning Ballet “Sugar Plum Fairy Mix” (11) 

7:30 PM – Beginning Tap “Blame It on the Boogie” (11) 

8:00 PM – Hip Hop 4 “Gatsby Mix” (17) 

8:30 PM – Musical Theater 4 “Mulan” (9) 

Friday, June 12 

4:30 PM – Just For Boys “Pokemon” (3) 

5:00 PM – Combo 3-Tuesday 4:30PM “Dig a Little Deeper” “I See the Light” (11) 

5:30 PM – Beginning Hip Hop/MT “Perm” (27) 

6:00 PM – Tap 4 “Fidgety Feet” (14) 

6:30 PM – Jazz 3 “Sing with a Swing” (20) 

7:00 PM – Ballet 3/4 “Ratatouille” (15) 

7:30 PM – Contemporary 3 “Dive in the Water” (11) 

8:00 PM – Jazz 5 “Black and Gold” (11) 

8:30 PM – Tap 6 “Jeepers Creepers”(12) 

Saturday, June 13 [Morning Performances] 

9:00 AM – Saturday 9:30 AM/Wednesday 10:00 AM “Animal Crackers” (11) 

9:30 AM – Combo 2-Tuesday 6:15 PM “Crocodile Rock” “I Promise You” (8) 

10:00 AM – Beginning Combo–Tuesday 5:30 PM “Tappily Ever After” (11) 

10:30 AM – Ballet 1–Monday 5:30 PM “20 Dancing Princesses” (19) 

11:00 AM – Beg Jazz “Break This Down”(20) 

11:30 AM – Ballet 1–Tuesday 4:30 PM “Sandpaper Ballet” (13) 

Saturday, June 13 [Afternoon/Evening Performances]

12:00 PM – Pre-Tap “Great Balls of Fire”(17) 

12:30 PM – Pre-Ballet “A Million Dreams” (19) 

1:00-2:00 PM – LUNCH BREAK 

2:00 PM – Beg Contemporary “Hanging Hats” (15) 

2:30 PM – Ballet 3 “4 Renaissance Dances” (20) 

3:00 PM – Jazz 2 “Black or White” (14) 

3:30 PM – Combo 2 Wednesday 4:30 PM “Juke Box Hero” “Avengers” (10) 

4:00 PM – Musical Theater 2 “Battle of the All Stars” (10) 

4:30 PM – Hip Hop 2 “Get Like Me” (10) 

5:00 PM – Beg 5-7 Combo-Thursday 4:30PM “Razzle Dazzle” “Wonderful Life” (10) 

5:30 PM – Intermediate Contemporary “Breakthrough” (11) 

6:00 PM – Hip Hop 5 “Lil Saints” (7) 

6:30 PM – Tap 5 “Ramalama” (9) 

7:00 PM – Jazz 6 “Oceans 8” (14) 

7:30 PM – Tap 7 “Diga Diga Doo” (14) 

8:00 PM – Ballet 6/Advanced Pointe (8) 

Sunday, June 14 

1:00 PM – Tap 1 “Me and My Girls” (16) 

1:30 PM – Hip Hop/Musical Theater 1 “Lion King” (26) 

2:00 PM – Beginning Combo Wednesday 4:30 PM “Disco Baby” (8) 

2:30 PM – Tap 3 “Hand Clap” (12) 

3:00 PM – Hip Hop 3 “Ya’ll Ready for This” (14) 

3:30 PM – Musical Theater 3 “If They Could See Me Now” (12) 

4:00 PM – Combo 1–Monday 4:30 PM “September” “Try Everything” (12) 

4:30 PM – Combo 2–Thursday 5:30 PM “It Don’t Mean a Thing” “Power to Change the World” (9) 

5:00 PM – Combo 3–Thursday 6:30P M “Let’s Go Fly a Kite” “Supercalifragilistic” (9) 

5:30 PM – Ballet 4 “Eastside”(7) 

6:00 PM – Jazz 4 “Rather Be” (13) 

6:30 PM – Ballet 5 “Peer Gynt”(18) 

7:00 PM – MT 5 “Hamilton”(11) 

7:30 PM – Hip Hop 6 “On a New Level” (12) 

8:00 PM – Contemporary 4 “300” (16) 

8:30 PM – Ballet 5–6/Intermediate Pointe (19) 

Our plan for your dancers return to in person classes

This Quick Video will give you information about our plan for your dancers' safe return to classes. 

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photo of Marla Heeler, The Dance Arts Center owner and instructor

Welcome!

Important Dates

Important Dates

We’re so excited to start our 35th dance season serving the greater St. Joseph area. The Dance Arts Center has grown into one of the most recognized names in our community known for our outstanding staff, organization, creative productions and age-appropriate costuming. DAC offers over 80 classes for children and adults: 

  • Ballet 
  • Tap
  • Pointe
  • Jazz
  • Contemporary
  • Musical Theater
  • Tumbling
  • Hip Hop 

We also have specialty classes like Leaps & Turns, Strength & Stretch. This season we’ve added Flamenco and Yoga.Our 4 studios are designed and constructed for dance and include a waiting room and observation window. We’re especially proud of our Beyond Dance Program allowing dancers with special needs to participate in dance classes and perform in our annual recital.
Adult instructors teach all classes and are eager to share their knowledge and expertise. Benefits students receive include proper technique, poise, concentration, time management, problem solving and confidence.
‘Dance Training = Life Training’!
Call or stop by The Dance Arts Center, see who we are and the fun and creativity we have to offer. We want you to join our dance family. 


Sincerely – Marla Heeler, Owner / Instructor

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Important Dates

Important Dates

Important Dates

May 25

Recital Staging Rehearsals begin at The Dance Arts Center


June 1 – 6

Recital Dress Rehearsals at The Dance Arts Center


June 10 – 14

2020 Dance Recital Jump Jive 35 at The Historic Missouri Theater

2020 Dance Recital

2020 Recital

Important Dates

2020 Recital

Recital Dates 

The Dance Arts Center annual recital will be held June 10 – 14, 2020. Students showcase their talents at our annual recital. Our Senior Showcase will be June 12. Family, friends, and the public will see all of our dance curriculum. Our dancers shine at the recital.

 

Recital Rehearsal Fee 

A $15.00 per dancer rehearsal fee is due with your costume payment. This fee helps off-set rental, insurance, and staff costs at the Missouri Theater during the weeks prior to our concert.

 

Recital Rehearsals 

Staging rehearsals are held at The Dance Arts Center beginning May 25.


Dress Rehearsals will be Monday, June 1 – Saturday, June 6 at The Dance Arts Center. Dancers are required to attend dress rehearsals.

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