Happy December APA Members,

This year’s APA Annual Solo and Duet Show will take place on Sunday, March 29th at the Decidedly Jazz Danceworks Theatre. The address for the venue is 111 12th Avenue SE Calgary, AB. T2G 0Z9.

Please see the tentative schedule below for our 3 Act Showcase.

ACT I- Tap Extravaganza: Tap Improvisation Session & Tap Performances 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Any APA Dancer that performs in the showcase will have an opportunity to participate in the Tap Improvisation Session that will kick off the evening of celebration.  Following this, our amazing tap performers will share their solos, duets and trios.

First Intermission 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Patrons may purchase snacks and beverages.

ACT II- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm More Amazing Solo, Duet and Trio performances will be showcased.

Second Intermission 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm Patrons may purchase snacks and beverages.

ACT III- 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm More Fantastic Solo, Duet and Trio performances will be showcased.

This will be a great opportunity for our dancers to perform their solos and duets in front of an audience prior to competition. We hope that you can make it!

Please contact Wendy Freeman by Saturday, February 15, 2020 if your dancer will be performing and provide the following:

A. Dance information:

1. Name of dancer(s)

2. Solo, Duet or Trio

3. Genre of dance (jazz, ballet, tap, lyrical, hip hop, open, musical theatre, etc.)

4. Name of dance (can be your creation if you are unsure).

5.  a) If your dancer is on stage or off stage when the music begins.

b) If your dancer is off stage, will they be entering from stage right or stage left.
6. If your dancer has a prop that must be placed onstage before the dance begins.
7. Please indicate if you would like your dancer to participate in the Tap Improvisation Session that starts the showcase.

B. Music:

Please send music files for each dance to uofcsymphonicband@yahoo.com.

Please note only .mp3 and .mpeg-4 files will be accepted this year.

C. Waiver:

All participation waivers must be sent to uofcsymphonicband@yahoo.com by Saturday, February 15.  Failure to submit the waiver on time, may result in your dancer being removed from the showcase program.

Once all three requirements have been received, we will put your dancer in the line-up for the show. Out of respect for the people putting together the play list, printing the programs and organizing the line-up, please ensure this information has been sent by the Saturday, February 15th deadline.

Due to time restrictions at the venue, we will be accepting a maximum of 50 dances. We will fill these spots with APA members first. If you have a friend, who is not an APA member, but would like to perform, please send me a note expressing interest and I will contact you with availability following March 1st.

Thank you very much. This has always been an exciting evening. We hope to see you all there!

APA Solo & Duet Show Waiver