All Academy registered ‘SHOW’ classes finish the dance season with our unique end-of-year production.
The dates for the 2024 end-of-year production are May 16 - 19
[Disclaimer: Please note that the dates are always subject to change and the season could extend to June. Circumstances such as the previous COVID pandemic,
state-wide closures, and theatre mandates & protocols may impact future dates which are out of our control. We appreciate your flexibility and understanding through the season.]
The Academy is already making plans for the best year-end show ever. Students will perform at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts and depending on class level, will have 2 rehearsals (Thur./Fri.) and 2 Performances (Sat./Sun.). Students are not required to participate, however, all dance students must notify the studio by December 4, 2023 if they do not intend to be in the show or not participating in a specific class style routine.
Please visit the ‘Show Participation’ page to facilitate with notification and any changes. The Academy automatically assumes that a student is performing in the annual year-end production & dancing in all enrolled routines, unless notified by the submission of the ‘Show Participation’ Form.
➔ After returning from Winter Break, we strongly encourage your commitment to participate throughout the remaining portion of the dance season. Just like a sports team, a student’s fellow dancers work together as a unit to accomplish a goal (ie. dance routine)and each dancer/routine is dependent on each other once choreography begins for consistency & completion.
Please note: If a student is absent (in-person or virtual) during the spring season for an extended period of time, without prior notification, they will forfeit participation due to the amount of show material & class time rehearsals missed.
Students must attend their classes if they are performing in the show.
To view 2020 Year-End Production Highlights -
jazz & hip hop sections
Specific Jazz classes will be selected to perform their routines in our separate ‘themed’ Jazz Section.
Also, specific Hip Hop classes will be invited to participate in a ‘special’ Hip Hop Finale that is
integrated into our Year-End Production. (Class selections for participation will vary each year) Jazz & Hip Hop students electing to perform in the extra portions (outside of their regular class routines) of the Jazz/Hip Hop Productions must be prepared to rehearse these extra dance numbers from approx. mid-February until the performance Dates. (Rehearsal options will include in-person and virtual). A practice schedule of mandatory rehearsals will be released prior to Winter Break. The Saturday at the end of Spring Break Holiday Week will not be included in rehearsals.
Costumes & Fees
Each child participating in the End-of-Year Production will be responsible for purchasing a costume for each dance style/routine in which he or she
These prices include most accessories, shipping & handling, & Georgia sales tax.
► For information concerning specific costume fees, please contact the Academy Office (706) 561-8085.
Costumes for this season will be ordered in late December/early January, so they must be paid for in advance.
After January 5, 2024 costume fees are non-refundable, regardless of the reason.
Costume charges will be posted to main account holders in Oct/Nov. Payments may be made in full or in partial sums during the first & second quarter. Final balances must be paid before the Office Closes for Winter Break for a costume to be ordered. Thank you for your
understanding of this policy as there are no exceptions. For budgeting and early planning, be sure to visit the 'Costume Prices' Section in the
Academy Handbook for a breakdown of each level's cost and pricing.
⇒ After January 1, any special case costumes or add-on class costumes will be charged an additional $10.00 for expedited shipping & handling to ensure prompt arrival for the show.
⇒ If a student(s) for any reason (including change in performance date, moving, etc.) decides not to perform in the End-of-Year Production after costumes have been ordered (Jan. 5, 2024), costume payments are NONREFUNDABLE and the tangible costume(s) are still yours to do with as you wish. Arrangements may be made through the Office to pick-up your costume(s) after the Production weekend has been completed.
Minimum Ticket Purchase Policy
If a student elects to be in our annual Year-End Production, each family regardless of the number of children participating from the family, will be responsible for the purchase of a minimum amount of tickets to perform. These tickets can be resold or given to friends and relatives. Ticket packages will be posted to JackRabbit Accounts by the end of Feb/beginning of March with payment due in late
April (before Costume Pick-Up). Extra advance tickets can be purchased through the office.
► This policy helps to ensure the rental of the RiverCenter Theatre and assists with the numerous costs associated with our professional End-of-Year Production.
TICKET POLICY EXCEPTION
In the event that a format change might occur to our production, where audience size is drastically limited or routines are only performed for live stream/video recording services, the above ‘Minimum Ticket Policy’ will be substituted for a Participation-Production Fee. This fee of $85.00 per family will include free live streaming options and must be paid for the student to receive their costumes & perform.
Account holders can not replace the Participation Fee for the Minimum Ticket Purchase Policy during a regular performance season. Unless announced and billed accordingly, the ‘Minimum Ticket Purchase Policy’ is in full effect.
Optional souvenirs and other ADC apparel items are available for purchase throughout the year. During the spring, ‘themed show souvenirs’ help us defray the cost of our elaborate annual production.
Some items for purchase include: Production T-Shirts, DVDs, Individual Pictures, Trophies, & Flowers.
These items are not mandatory to buy.