The Gulgong Eisteddfod will be our first Eisteddfod for 2015 and will be held at The Gulgong Memorial Hall, Herbert St. This note contains information about session times, costume collection, additional rehearsals and hair and make up details. Our best wishes for a most happy 2016 Eisteddfod season. Thank you for your hard work, enthusiasm, attendance at rehearsals and support thus far. We know you will shine.
Due to the two week holiday break, we will be holding extra rehearsals in the lead up to the event to ensure that we are feeling happy and confident about our performances. Please ensure that you attend these very important rehearsals.
THE TIMETABLE FOR EXTRA REHEARSALS IS AS FOLLOWS;
Thursday 28th April 4.15- 5.15 8 yrs Classical/ Modern
THURSDAY 28th APRIL- COSTUME COLLECTION DAY ( a note will be supplied with costume balances in class )
Friday 29th April STAGE REHEARSAL AT WESLEY HOUSE, cnr of Carrington Ave
THIS WILL BE A DRESS REHEARSAL ( hair & make up is not necessary) We do ask that you arrive before scheduled time as we have a large number of routines to rehearse and stage time is precious. If the routine has been previously performed , there is no need to rehearse in it but please make sure that all costumes/ headpieces and accessories are accounted for.
3.45- 4.15 8 years Classical
4.15- 4.30 12 years Jazz
4.30- 5.15 8 years Modern
5.15- 5.30 12 years Lyrical
5.30- 5.45 8 years Jazz
5.45- 6.00pm HAIRSPRAY
6.00- 6.15 10 years Jazz
6.15- 6.30 Black Swan
6.30- 6.45 Let’s Get Physical
6.45- 7.00pm Chandelier
7.00- 7.15 Michael Jackson
7.15- 7.30 Everybody Dance Now
7.30- 7.45 14 years Lyrical
7.45- 8.00pm New Senior Jazz
8.00-8.15pm 14 years NEW Jazz
8.15- 8.30pm New Senior Contemporary
Make Up Junior Under 12s- foundation, powder, blusher, white eye shadow as base, brown eye shadow to accentuate eye, black eye liner, mascara ( false lashes encouraged), hot pink lipstick. Blog & FB will have pics of make up.
Make Up Senior- Over 12s – foundation, powder, blusher, white eye shadow as base, brown eye shadow to accentuate eye, black liquid eye liner, false eye lashes, red/ maroon lipstick.
Times for arrival on Sunday, 1st May – Students will need to arrive with hair & make up ready at the designated time.
8.00am- HAIRSPRAY We are competitor No 2. Hair as per 2015 Concert. Matte tan tights and tan jazz shoes.
The 12 years Contemporary Group will debut at Dubbo Eisteddfod.
8.15am – 12 years Modern” – “Scarlett Ribbons.” We are competitor no 3. Hair is to be straightened and half up, half down. Ballet shoes ( elastic) and ballet stockings.
8.45 am- 8 years Modern “Ordinary Miracle” Hair slicked into a bun, mid range in line with ears. Please use gel and hair spray and a bun net in matching hair shade. Pin bun as you go to get a nice flat, round shape. Ballet stockings and ballet shoes with elastic. We are Competitor No 2
Please note there is no 8 years section so our delightful little performers will be dancing in 10 years. If you are unsure about getting a nice, flat, round bun please trial it for dress rehearsal or arrive at 8am with your hair supplies and we will do it for you.
9.00am 8 years Classical “Beatrix Potter”- We are Competitor No 3 Hair as per Modern and ballet stockings and ballet shoes. There is no 8 years group so our dancers will be performing in the 10 years section.
9.30 am- 10 years Jazz We are Competitor No 2. Matte tan tights and tan jazz shoes. Hair slicked into high pony tail with curls.
12.30pm- 8 years Jazz “Material Girl Medley” “We are Competitor No 2. Matte tan tights and tan jazz shoes. Hair in high ponytail and curled. ( please bring curlers or tongs anyone with them and we will curl after they finish their Ballet.)
12.30pm- 12 years Jazz “Circus” We are Competitor No 4. Matte tan tights and tan jazz shoes. Hair in high ponytail and curled. ( please bring curlers or tongs anyone with them and we will curl after they finish their last routine in the morning.)
1pm- 15 years Lyrical “Chandelier” -” We are Competitor No 1. Hair as per previous performances in bun. Contemporary dance shoes and convertible tights. “Let it Be” We are Competitor No 4. Hair, tights and shoes as in Chandelier.
1pm “15 years Contemporary” We will only be performing Black Swan in this section and will go on as Number 5. Please note that they have supplied us with very little time in between sections and routines for changes so we will only be able to do our best. All the 15 years sections run straight after each other. Hair in a classical bun. Contemporary dance shoes.
1.30 pm 15 years Jazz “Michael Jackson” will perform as Number 1 ( hair will need to remain in a bun for the length of the costume change if we think we can get hats over them. I would appreciate those with long, thick hair checking this so we can make an informed decision for the day. “Canned Heat” will go on as Competitor No 4. Matte tan tights and tan jazz shoes.
5.30pm- Open Contemporary- We are Competitor No 4. Convertible tights and contemporary shoes. Hair to be discussed when we see headpiece for costume.
5.30pm “Let’s Get Physical” As per 2015 Concert. We are Competitor no 1.
5.30pm “Everybody Dance Now” as per previous performances. We are Competitor No 5 and “Sax” will perform as Competitor No 10. Tan Jazz shoes and tights. Hair to be discussed upon seeing completed costume.
ALL JAZZ STUDENTS REQUIRE CAMEL SLIP ON JAZZ SHOES & MATTE TAN TIGHTS. ALL MODERN & CONTEMPORARY STUDENTS REQUIRE CONVERTIBLE TIGHTS.
NEW RANGE DANCE JACKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT DRESS REHEARSAL on 1st May. They will be a black fleecy lined zip up hoodie with our logo in large on the back. They will sell for $65. Pre Orders can be given to Gail or Rikki to ensure that you don’t miss out on your size.
If anyone could assist in the transport of props we would be most appreciative as we have quite a few to travel over with us.