Saturday, November 23, 2013


Please note that our website has a very comprehensive guide to Make Up & Hair.  Go to and hit link DUBBO NEWS to get full post and how to instructions on make up for stage.  It will be in November archive.  A link will also be posted on our Facebook page.  We will post how to videos.
MAKE-UP- Foundation, powder, blusher, white/cream eye shadow as base for eye, eye socket shaded with brown eye shadow ( violet eye shadow for students 8 years & under), black eye liner, white pencil as highlighter, black mascara, false eye lashes ( optional but highly recommended for students from 10 years of age), hot pink lipstick ( under 12s), crimson ( 14 yrs & open.)
TINY TOTS- Parents use your discretion.  Lipstick, blusher, shadow and mascara will be sufficient but ensure it is bright as the lights are very strong and can wash out those gorgeous little faces and we really want to see those beautiful smiles.
Students please ensure you wear white, nude colour or plain underwear under costuming and all straps etc must be pinned and unseen.  Body stockings are available for older students.
BOYS- Hair in own funky style.  Make up at own discretion and depending on child’s fairness.  Blusher or bronzer usually sufficient.
Please note that all hair styles will need to be slicked back from face.  The best technique is to use a fine tooth comb on damp hair and gel and hairspray to smooth hair and fringes off face.  Please ensure you use hair bands in matching hair shade or clear elastic bands.  Students with hair accessories please ensure that these are pinned firmly.  Hats, hair ties, hair pieces and wigs need to be pinned thoroughly.
SATURDAY FUTURE STARS “DOLLS” ELF THE MUSICAL High ponytail and flower pinned in.  Rest of hair curled.  Ballet or Jazz Shoes.
SATURDAY FUTURE STARS “TINKERBELL” High ponytail. Rest of hair curled.  Ballet or Jazz shoes.
MONDAY FUTURE STARS “I CAN’T WAIT TO BE KING” Hair in two very high pigtails and curled and teased out.  Ballet or Jazz Shoes.
PRIMARY BALLET “CINDERELLA” Hair in Classical Ballet Bun.  Headpiece pinned.  Ballet stockings.  Ballet shoes.
LEVEL 2 BALLET “ BEAUTY & THE BEAST” Hair in Classical Ballet Bun.  Headpiece pinned.  Ballet stockings.  Ballet shoes.
LEVEL 5 BALLET “CATS” Ballet Bun.  Ballet shoes.
SENIOR BALLET “GHOST” Hair braided to side.  Ballet stockings.  Ballet shoes.
POINTE “CENTRESTAGE” Hair in Classical Bun.  Ballet stockings.  Ballet shoes.
JUNIOR MODERN “ CAROUSEL”Hair in Classical Bun. 
INTERMEDIATE MODERN “LIONKING” Hair in very high ponytail and 
INTERMEDIATE HIP HOPROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW”Hair in high ponytail and teased out.  White ankle socks.  Please purchase white canvas lace ups.
SENIOR HIP HOP “I’VE GOT RHYTHYM “Hair & shoes to be decided upon in class with Miss Emma
BOYS CLASS “BLUES BROTHERS”Please purchase black canvas shoes ( slip on or lace up) Boys will also need to get black sunglasses.
JUNIOR JAZZ “ MARY POPPINS” Hair in high ponytail and curled.  Matte tan tights.  Camel Jazz Shoes.
10 YRS JAZZ “ BRING IT ON”- Hair in high ponytail and curled.  Matte tan tights.  Camel jazz shoes.
12 YRS JAZZ “HAIRSPRAY” Hair in high ponytail and curled.  Matte tan tights.  Camel jazz shoes.
14 YRS JAZZ “ FAME” Hair in high side ponytail to the right.  Matte tan tights.  Camel Jazz Shoes.
SENIOR JAZZ “ BORN TO HAND JIVE” all different hair styles from the era.  Matte tan tights.  Camel Jazz Shoes
JUNIOR TAP “ CHARLIE BROWN”  Two high pig tails.  Matte tan tights.  Camel Tap shoes.
INTERMEDIATE TAP “ THE WIZ”  Hair in two high pig tails and curled.  Matte tan tights.  Camel tap shoes.
SENIOR TAP “ FOOTLOOSE” Hair in two low pig tails.  Matte tan tights.  Camel tap shoes.
JUNIOR PERFORMANCE GREASE – Girls can have all different hair styles depending on the era.  Matte tan tights.  White ankle socks.  Camel Jazz Shoes.
Boys need to really fifties slick their hair and black canvas shoes.
INTERMEDIATE PERFORMANCE “LEGALLY BLONDE” All different hair styles ( ie pig tails, pony tails etc)  Matte tan tights white ankle socks camel jazz shoes
SENIOR JAZZ PERFORMANCE “BRING IT ON” Various cheerleader style hairstyles.  Matt tan tights.  White ankle socks.  White canvas lace ups.
SENIOR MODERN “LULLABY” Hair in braid and out.  Convertible tights.
JUNIOR HIP HOP “ WE WILL ROCK YOU”Hair in high ponytail and teased.  Please purchase black canvas lace ups.  BOYS will have wigs and high tops.PERFORMANCE STUDENTS 12 YRS & UP “A CHORUS LINE” OPENING
Students need to arrange their own audition look.  WE suggest leotards, dance shorts, ballet skirts, leg warmers.  They should wear their best dancewear and will need a number pinned on them at front and back like they are in an audition.

Sonya has advised that at Costume Collection she will have false eyelashes for sale $5 a pair or $10 for a 5 pair pack.  Eyelash applicators will be also available for &5.

We need a full dress rehearsal on Friday, 13th December as this is when our final lighting scheme will be decided upon.  I understand that for a great deal of our families that there will be a rush from school and work and so we are very appreciative of your efforts.  ( Concerts are meant to be fun so please don’t stress.  We only ask that you do your best.) 

Than you- Your children will not only look a million dollars but more importantly feel a million dollars.  We can’t wait to see our students SHINE.

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