We invite all full season Dance & Drama students to help represent BAC in the Jefferson Christmas Parade.
JEFFERSON CHRISTMAS PARADE
SAT DEC 2 at 3:00
CHECK OUT OUR BAC PARADE SHIRT!!!
TO PARTICPATE - Do 2 THINGSBy DEADLINE : NOV 1
1. SIGN UP ONLINE HERE
2. ORDER PARADE SHIRT HERE
Shirts can ONLY be purchased online on the link above (not thru the studio) and must be ordered by the November 1st Deadline. Shirts cannot be ordered after the deadline – you must have a shirt to participate in the parade.
We would LOVE any parents who are willing to chaperone to consider purchasing a shirt as well! Students /parents who cannot participate in the parade but would like a shirt are welcome to order one. ONLY BAC Kids can march with our group (and Parent Chaperones) – we kindly ask all sibling, friends and relatives to support us from the sidelines (but not marching)
If you signed up for the parade - Please Check the Parade Group list below to find out group you have been assigned to!
SEE PARADE GROUP LIST HERE
CANDY & STURDY GIFT BAGS: we will ask all participants to donate a bag of candy. We also need some sturdy gift bags to hold the candy in.
MARCHING CANDY THROWERS : Dance & Drama Student of all ages are welcome to march with us and throw candy to the crowds along the route! Students must be able to walk the route: we do not have a float.
JAZZ DANCERS: (In Level 3 or higher) may choose to dance with us in the parade. The parade routine is a Jazz number and will be taught in all Level 3 and Higher JAZZ classes. If you are a Level 3 or higher Ballet student (who does NOT take jazz) But would like to dance in the parade please contact the studio to find out when you can come learn the routine (Or you may Sign up to be a marching Candy thrower) SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM TO SEE PRACTICE VIDEO FOR THE PARADE ROUTINE
CHAPERONES Adults age 18 or older are needed to walk with us and keep track of students for drop off / pick up. We encourage all chaperones to also purchase the parade shirts!! Or they may wear red or festive tops. CHaperones need meet us at 2:15 to check in your group. ONLY BAC Students and Parents can participate – we kindly ask all sibling, friends and relatives to support us from the sidelines (not march)
DRESS: In order to march or dance in the parade you MUST purchase the parade shirt by Nov 1
Participants must supply their own solid black dance/yoga pants or leggings (no colors or embellishments) and comfortable sneakers to wear with their parade shirts. Dress appropriate for the weather (under your parade shirt) – if its cold, I recommend wearing tights and leotard or a white turtleneck under. Please put hair in a bun.
DROP OFF / PICK UP / PARKING
CHAPERONES: Please have someone drop you and your child off at Memorial Drive by 2:15. The parade ends after the square – we will wind our kids back up to the studio for dismissal (we will not be returning to the starting line up after the parade) We encourage chaperones (who are able) to to buy a parade shirt too — if not please just wear colors that match our shirt.
DROP OFF/PICK UP
Drop off your child at memorial drive at 2:30 (chaperones at 2:15)
Pick up your child at BROADWAY ARTS CENTER after the parade
PARK: We recommend parking within walking distance to the studio so you can retrieve your child easily once we have finished.
A bag of candy (we also need a few study gift bags to hold candy if any one can donate!)