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Solos, Duets, Trios

Our Solo Director for the 2023-2024 season is Miss Gabby.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Your dancer must be 9 years old by October 1st to do a solo - duet or trio.

  • These are routines that require extreme commitment and dedication physically, mentally, and financially, from both the dancer and the parent.

  • You must be on a Show Stoppers competition team to do a solo, duet or trio.

 

Once you decide to do a S/D/T there are a couple requirements that must be met before you are approved to begin the S/D/T process and compete.

 

  • Register on the Class registration page here: 

  • Pay the $40 solo, duo, trio registration fee through the parent portal for each S/D/T you compete (this covers admin time to register you for competitions, send out info, email out results and videos, order your costume if needed, music purchased, music edited, etc.)

  • Gain final approval from the Solo Director on costume, music, and dancers in the duo/trio (if applicable) before starting choreography.

 

SOLO/DUET/TRIO DEADLINES:

  • 1st Session opens June 26th

  • Must register & pay registration by fee by July 1st

  • Music & costumes must be approved by end of July

  • First half of payment due 1st learning day (scheduled with Gabby)

  • Second half of payment is due on 2nd learning day (scheduled with Gabby)

  • Both learning sessions will take place in August

 

  • 2nd session opens August 15th (if we still have openings)

  • Must register & pay registration by fee by September 1st

  • Music & costumes must be approved by end of September

  • First half of payment is due on 1st learning day (scheduled with Gabby)

  • Second half of payment due on 2nd learning day (scheduled with Gabby)

  • Both learning sessions will take place in October

  • This session will not perform at winter recital

LEARNING SESSIONS:

  • The Learning sessions is where the student(s) will learn the choreography to their routine.

  • This is done in 2 - 45 min sessions.

  • Students then take the choreography home to practice and perfect.

  • Students can record the choreography at the end of the session to practice with at home.

  • Practicing at home is a huge part of doing a solo/duet/trio.

 

15 MIN. CHECK SESSIONS:

  • The student(s) will be required to attend 1 - 15 minute cleaning session before winter recital and a 15 min check before each competition to help prepare for upcoming performances and competitions as well as 1 - 15 min check before spring recital.

  • Extra practice times can be added with additional cost (see costs below).

  • These are "cleaning" sessions where they will show the instructor the routine, ask questions and fine tune the routine.

  • Students must know their routines for these sessions in order to perform and/or compete.

  • These check will be sent to you after you register for your routine.

  • They are MANDATORY in order for you to perform. If you miss it you are required to pay Gabby for another appointment.

 

COSTUME INFO:

  • All costumes must be modest and approved through Becky & Gabby.

  • After music is decided a handful of links to specific costumes will be sent to you for you to pick from.

MUSIC:

  • Students can pick their own music but it must be approved through Becky & Gabby.

  • Students can also receive help finding music.

  • Music will be cut/edited and be sent to you via email.

  • We will provide the music at all performances and competitions.

PAYMENT INFORMATION:

  • Registration fee is due when approved (you will receive an email)

  • Balance will be split into 2 payments. 1st 1/2 due on 1st learning session and 2nd 1/2 due on 2nd learning session.

  • If student(s) feel he/she needs more instruction, extra time can be added with an additional payment.

  • Solo/Duo/Trio fee covers choreography, 2 learning sessions & 4 - 15 min checks.

  • SOLO FEE:

  • Solo $350 + registration fee + costume fee (vary in price)

  • Registration fee - $40 (due upon registering to hold your spot)

  • First payment - $175

  • Second payment - $175

 

  • DUET FEE:

  • Duet $450 + registration fee + costume fee (vary in price)

  • Registration fee - $60 (each student pays $30) due upon registration to hold your spot

  • First payment - $225 (each dancer pays $112.50)

  • Second payment - $225 (each dancer pays $112.50)

 

  • TRIO FEE:

  • Trio $500 + registration fee + costume fee (vary in price)

  • Registration fee - $90 (each student pays $30) due upon registration to hold your spot

  • First payment - $250 (each dancer pays $83)

  • Second payment - $250 (each dancer pays $83)

 

  • COMPETITION ENTRANCE FEES:

  • Solo entrance fees range from $95 - $120 per solo per competition

  • Duet entrance fees range from 115 - $155 per duet per competition (split between 2 dancers)

  • Trio entrance fees range from $155 - 175 per trio per competition (split between 3 dancers)

  • These fees will be due 1/2 November 1st and 1/2 December 1st

  • We will give you exact fees once you decide which 2 or 3 competitions you will be competing at.

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