Hair, Make-Up & Accessories

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Make-Up

Stage Make-Up Tutorial HERE

Make-Up Kit:
Small Handheld Mirror
Pink Blush
Pink/Berry Lipstick
Red Lipstick
Gray/Brown Eyeshadow
Black Mascara
Black Liquid Eyeliner
Brushes
Sponge Applicators
Sponges
Make-up Remover Pads
Make-Up Remover
Cotton Balls
Cotton Swabs
Nail Polish Remover
Sandwich Baggies
Jewelry Keep-safes
**Leave Valuables at home!

ALL students of all ages will wear make-up on stage.  This ensures that underneath of the bright stage lighting that your students face is clear and defined and able to be seen from a distance in the audience as well as on the DVD video.  Order your DVD for $25 HERE

"The Theater Experience"
It is standard practice for performers to never arrive nor leave a theater in "stage make-up."  Thus we typically ask for students to not arrive made-up.  For elementary school students in Show A, volunteers and teachers back stage apply basic make-up and the students enjoy waiting in line and being made-up.  However, if your student has allergies or you wish to do make-up prior to arrival - we welcome you to!

Youth Students Show A:
Ages 4-6: Matching Powder, Pink/Berry Lipstick, Pink Blush, No Mascara, No Eyeshadow

Ages 7-9: Matching Powder/Foundation, Pink/Berry Lipstick, Pink Blush, Light application of Black Mascara, Light application of Brown eyeshadow or No Eyeshadow

Students Show B:
"Stage Make-Up" is best described as heavy special event make-up.

  • Absolutely no glitter or sparkles.  
  • No colored eyeshadow - brown or gray shades only.
  • Use Highlighter to accent eyes.  
  • Apply and re-apply lipstick for each dance!
  • Absolutely NO jewelry
  • Remove ALL nail polish!

Costume Tips

Tip 1: LABEL
Don't wait until the last minute to ensure all of your students belongings are labeled! Use a black felt marker to write initials in ALL:

  • Dance Shoes
  • Dance bags
  • Clothing Items/Costumes/Hair Accessories
  • Make-Up Bags & Accessory Kits
  • Toys, games, books & entertainment items they are bringing.

Tip 2: PREP YOUR COSTUME
Try your costume on once more to make sure everything is in place! Does anything need to be hemmed? Straps tacked or tightened? Accessories, bows or flowers pinned down?  Make these adjustments BEFORE heading to the theater for dress rehearsal. 

  • Place your costume in a garment bag.
  • If you don't have a garment bag - place an upside down garbage bag over it. 
  • Steam your Costume in the shower (or use a steamer!) to remove wrinkles.
  • Place hair accessories in a baggie and attach directly to hanger
  • Place other accessories (gloves etc.) in a separate baggie and attach to hanger.
  • Label shoes and place in garment bag or dance bag. 

TIP 3: PACK YOUR DANCE BAG/BOX
Dance box? We recommend using a medium sized plastic box (file sized) to store make-up bag, hair kits, multiple shoes, accessory kits (see below), games, books, toys, socks, clothes to wear in & out of the theater, hangers etc!  

The size & shape of the box make it easy to organize and "dig through" and if it's clear it's easier to see and find items than a dance duffel!

Accessory Kit:

  • Nail Clippers, Nail File
  • Nail Polish Remover - Cotton Balls
  • Small Mirror - don't fight for mirror space!
  • Safety Pins - Sewing Kit
  • Pens, Journal
  • Phone Charger
  • Book, homework
  • Ibuprofen, Tums
  • Granola Bars, Dry, Healthy Snacks
  • Water Bottle
  • Warm Socks/Slippers
  • Sweatshirt/Sweatpants (for backstage/warm-ups)
  • Dance Clothes (for warming-up/blocking pieces on stage)
  • Street clothes (to wear to and from dress rehearsal/show)
  • Dress, jewelry, make-up (to wear out to celebration, greet family AFTER show day!)

Ballet

Ballet Bun:
Video HERE

Hair Items Needed:
Paddle Brush
Comb
V-Hair Pins
Bobby Pins
Thick Elastic
Hair Gel
Hair Spray
Hair Net
**All Pins, Elastic & Net
Should be in COLOR of students hair - no bright colors!

Tumble/Ballet/Tap: Wednesdays 4 - 5:30 pm
Hair Accessory: Provided with Costume - YES, pinned at upper right side of bun. 
Hair: Ballet Bun with elastic and bobby pins to match students hair color at middle of head. All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: Tan tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Shoes: Black Tap Shoes

Ballet/Tap: Tuesday 1 pm
Hair Accessory: Provided with Costume - YES, pinned at upper right side of bun. 
Hair: Ballet Bun with elastic and bobby pins to match students hair color at middle of head.  All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: Pink tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Shoes: Black Tap Shoes

Ballet 1: Tuesday 4 pm
Hair Accessory: Provided with Costume - YES, pinned at upper right side of bun. 
Hair: Ballet Bun with elastic and bobby pins to match students hair color at middle of head.  All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: Pink tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Shoes: Pink Ballet Slippers

Ballet 2: Monday 4 pm
Hair Accessory: Provided with Costume - YES, pinned at upper right side of bun. 
Hair: Ballet Bun with elastic and bobby pins to match students hair color at middle of head.  All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: Pink tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Shoes: Pink Ballet Shoes

Ballet 3: onday 5 pm and Wednesday 4:45 pm
Hair Accessory: Provided with Costume - YES, pinned at upper right side of bun. 
Hair: Figure 8 style Ballet Bun with elastic and bobby pins to match students hair color at middle of head.  All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: Pink tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Shoes: Pink Ballet Slippers

Intermediate Ballet: Tuesday 7 pm and Thursday 6 pm
Hair Accessory: YES - Provided by Ms. Ashley in class. 
Hair: Figure 8 style Ballet Bun with elastic and bobby pins to match students hair color at middle of head.  All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: Pink tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Shoes: Pink Ballet Slippers

Advanced Ballet: Tuesday/Thursday 4:30 pm
Hair Accessory: YES - provided with costume, pinned at upper right side of bun.  
Hair: Figure 8 style Ballet Bun with elastic and bobby pins to match students hair color at middle of head.  All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: No tights. 
Shoes: Pink Ballet Slippers

Pointe 1: Wednesday 5:45 pm
Hair Accessory: None
Hair: Figure 8 style Ballet Bun with elastic and bobby pins to match students hair color at middle of head.  All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: Pink tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. With Black Camisole Leotard, no sports bra.  
Shoes: Pointe Shoes - be sure to tack/tuck in ribbons

Pointe 2: Tuesday 6:00 pm
Hair Accessory: YES - Provided by Ms. Ashley in class. 
Hair: Figure 8 style Ballet Bun with elastic and bobby pins to match students hair color at middle of head.  All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: Pink tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Shoes: Pointe Shoes - be sure to tack/tuck in ribbons


Jazz

Jazz 1/2: Wednesday 4 pm
Hair Accessory: YES - Pink and Blue Ribbon to be provided by Ms. Lauren at Dress Rehearsal
Hair: Tight Ponytail at upper/middle of head with elastic to match students hair color. All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: Tan tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Shoes: Black Jazz Shoes

Jazz 3: Wednesday 5:45 pm
Hair Accessory: NONE
Hair: Bun with elastic and bobby pins to match students hair color at middle of head.  All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: Tan tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Shoes: Tan Jazz Shoes

Intermediate Jazz: Tuesday 6:00 pm
Hair Accessory: None
Hair: Low Pontyail with Right Side Part. All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back. Elastic to match students hair color. 
Tights: Tan tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Other: Black Mesh Gloves
Shoes: Black Jazz Shoes.

Advanced Jazz: Wednesday 5:30 pm
Hair Accessory: None
Hair: SHOW B:Low Bun slightly to left side with Right side part. (after Modern)
SHOW A: Figure 8 (after Senior Contemporary)
Tights: Tan tights to be distributed in class with fishnets over.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Shoes: Black Jazz Shoes.


Modern &
Contemp.

Modern 1/2: Thursday 5 pm
Hair Accessory: Beaded headpiece provided with costume.  Placement TBD by Ms. Kim at Dress Rehearsal.
Hair: High Bun elastic and bobby pins to match students hair. For those with fast change to HH1 - simply remove pins into a ponytail. 
Tights: Tan stirrup tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Shoes: barefoot

Teen Modern: Mondays 7 pm
Hair Accessory: None
Hair: Figure 8 style Ballet Bun with elastic and bobby pins to match students hair color at middle of head.  All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: Tan stirrup tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Shoes: barefoot

Intermediate Modern: Thursdays 5 pm
Hair Accessory: None
Hair: Low Pontyail with Right Side Part. All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back. Elastic to match students hair color. 
Tights: Tan stirrup tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Other: Black camisole leotard to be worn underneath of black top. 
Shoes: barefoot

Advanced Modern: Mondays 4 pm
Hair Accessory: None
Hair: Low Bun with Right Side Part. All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back. Elastic to match students hair color. 
Tights: No tights
Shoes: barefoot

Junior Contemporary: Wednesdays 6:45 pm
Hair Accessory: Provided with Costume, Pinned at right top side of bun. 
Hair: Ballet-style Bun with elastic and bobby pins to match students hair color at middle of head.  All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: Tan stirrup tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Shoes: barefoot

Senior Contemporary: Wednesdays 6:45 pm
Hair Accessory: None
Hair: Figure-8-style Bun with elastic and bobby pins to match students hair color at middle of head.  All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: no tights.
Shoes: barefoot


Tap

Tumble/Tap: Tuesday 5:00 pm
Hair Accessory: Provided with costume - 
Hair: 
Tights: Tan footed tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Shoes: Black Tap Shoes

Tumble/Ballet/Tap: Wednesday 4:00 pm
See "Ballet" section above. 

Ballet/Tap: Tuesday 1 pm
See "Ballet" section above. 

SHOW B  |  6 pm

Tap 3: Monday 5 pm
Hair Accessory: None
Hair: Ballet-style Bun with elastic and bobby pins to match students hair color at middle of head.  All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: Tan footed tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only. 
Shoes: Black Tap Shoes

Advanced Tap: Monday 6 pm
Hair Accessory: Hat - provided by Ms. Jessica at Dress Rehearsal
Hair: Low Pony-Tail with elastic and bobby pins to match students hair color at middle of head.  All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: Tan footed tights with Black Fishnets to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only.
OTHER: lack Gloves
Shoes: Black Tap Shoes


Hip-Hop

Move & Groove: Thursday 4 pm
Hair Accessory: None
Hair: Low Pony-Tail with elastic and bobby pins to match students hair color at middle of head.  All hairs, bangs, neatly hair sprayed AND gelled back.
Tights: Tan footed tights to be distributed in class.  Worn at dress rehearsal and show only.
OTHER: White Ankle Socks
Shoes: Clean, tennis shoes with white, blue or gray as the main colors, white shoelaces.  Please email with questions/pics for approval of what you own. info@musicinmotionva.com

Hip-Hop 1: Thursday 4 pm
Hair Accessory: Provided with costume. Bandana worn "headband" style. Pinned securely.
Hair: High Ponytail (for those with fast change, at same level as bun, simply tae out pins into ponytail.)
Tights: none
OTHER: Black Socks
Shoes: Black dance sneakers or tennis shoes

Teen Hip-Hop: Monday 6 pm
Hair Accessory: none
Hair: Slicked back low ponytail with dutch braid. Hair elastic to match students hair color. 
Tights: none
OTHER: Black Socks
Shoes: Black dance sneakers or tennis shoes

Intermediate Hip-Hop: Monday 7 pm
Hair Accessory: Black Beanie
Hair: Double Low-Piggy tails. Hair elastic to match students hair color. 
Tights: none
OTHER: Black Socks
Shoes: Black dance sneakers or tennis shoes

Intermediate Hip-Hop: Monday 7 pm
Hair Accessory: none
Hair: High Ponytail
Tights: none
Shoes: Black Combat Boots

Boys Hip-Hop:
Costume: 
Black Sweatpants, Neon Colored T-Shirt, Dark Tennis Shoes