All students from Abigail Francisco School of Classical Ballet are invited to participate in the Spring Production.
This is an option that must be taken seriously by each student and parent. It is both a time and financial commitment.
The spring production is an opportunity for students to experience the stage and all the preparations leading up to the performance as well as provide parents an opportunity to see their child’s improvement.
Students invited to perform in the classical ballet portion of the production will have additional rehearsals and classes, with a cost of $110.00; payment is due by the last Saturday in January.
Students performing in the Spring Production who miss 3 rehearsals and/or 3 classes between March and May will not be allowed to participate.
Any student participating in the Classical Portion in the First Act of the Production cannot miss more than 3 rehearsals and/or 3 classes once rehearsals begin in January.
Each student participating in the production will be required to pay a production fee of $225. Included in your production fee are two orchestra seat tickets and a Professional video of the production via internet link. $100 of this fee is due at registration, and $125 is due by April 7, 2018. You may choose to solicit two business ads (personal ads not included) instead of making the $100 of the second payment and only the $25 will be due (by April 7, 2018). If you choose to solicit the two business ads, the cost of your production fee is reduced, factoring in the value of the tickets and the video. This fee helps to cover stage rental, lighting, scenery, tech crew and the $1 million Liability Insurance the school is required to carry for the production by the Calvert County Board of Education.
The costume fees are due by the last Saturday in October.
Some costumes may require separate props and/or shoes as necessary to the character they are portraying (i.e., wigs, hats, crowns, additional makeup) and this fee is due upon notice of cost. Certain roles may require an additional costume or rental fee. If your costume fee has not been paid by the due date, we will be unable to order your costume.
Alterations should be expected on all student’s costumes.
Costume: $85 per costume (late fee = $20)
Vaganova III & IV, invited Vaganova II:
Prices range from $250 to $450, payment of $150 is due by the last Saturday in October.
You will be notified of costlier costumes or props.
Costume Order Form:
A spring production link is included in your production fee. You will be emailed a link for the video 30 to 40 days after the production. The link will provide instructions to download and save the video.
Picture Day/Rehearsals & Performances
- Hair: Hair is the same as required for ballet classes. Please see picture below.
- All dancers need to wear appropriate make-up. See picture below.
- Do not wear undergarments under tights. No jewelry or nail polish.
Performance Supplies – these supplies should be part of your dance bag during regular classes as well as rehearsals and performances.
(Mandatory for students in all Vaganova levels)
- Hair Pins, Hair Nets & Hair Elastics
- Extra tights/leotard
- Hair Spray
- Small Scissors
- Needle & Thread
- Bio Freeze
- Second Skin
- Single Use Ice Pack