Hello Dance Families,
We are very excited to see our dancers perform this weekend! Please read through this email carefully; there is a lot of important information needed for this weekend.
For the Love of Dance is held at The Dow in Fort Saskatchewan. The competition runs Friday April 16 until Sunday April 18. The schedule is attached to this email. Please find your performance time.
Dancers are to arrive 1 hour and 15 minutes early. Have your dancer arrive in warm clothing with costume underneath, and wearing good runners – we will be rehearsing outside. Bring and a yoga mat/blanket to stretch on. Teachers and parents are not allowed in the theatre. Please also have your dancer run their routine at home before you come.
The online Covid Screen needs to be completed by each dancer, each day, before they enter the building. Screens can be completed up to 6 hours before your category. One screen needs to be completed by each dancer per day they are competing. https://form.jotform.com/211026330959250
-Dancers will all be masked and enter through the doors marked with a blue star on the map. (Only the dancer will be admitted to the building, parents and instructors must remain outdoors.)
-Masks need to fully cover the nose and chin. Face shields are not approved for use for performers at the venue. Masks with the small clear window are fine as long as they fit properly around the nose and chin.
-Dancers can enter the building 45 minutes before their category *NO LATE ADMISSIONS. Dancers will be temperature checked and must sanitize their hands.
-Dancers will be given a basket for their items. (Please leave valuables with your parents/guardians or in your vehicle)
-Dancers will join their category in their set rehearsal space to warm up. There are 3 rehearsal spaces with their own dedicated washrooms/change rooms and set pathways to get to and from backstage. This will help maintain social distancing and keep the event flowing.
-Dancers will be spaced 3m apart and must maintain this spacing in the rehearsal hall.
-A For the Love of Dance staff member will play their music and run the dancer’s number.
Once dancer’s have rehearsed they will take their basket of items and head to the holding area. Dancers will be expected to maintain the 3m of social distancing.
-Dancers will head backstage when called to perform their number for the adjudicator.
-When they have completed their time on stage they will leaving their basket for sanitizing and exit through their groups marked exit. The program is marked with orange, pink, and blue. Map is attached for reference.
Medals and Awards:
-Results will be posted on the FTLOD festival BAND group: https://band.us/n/a1a952O6I2HfR
-We will get the medals and awards to each studio after the event for all dancers.
Livestream passes will be sold through Eventbrite. FTLOD will post the links to purchase on their social media on April 15. Each pass is $10. If a parent can’t watch live they will be able to watch the playback after through their Eventbrite e-ticket.
Online Store: www.ftlodshop.com FTLOD dance gear will be sold online this year and orders will be picked up at Dance Moves 3 (9917 102 Street Fort Sask) Payment method will be email transfer.
Good luck to all of our dancers!
For the Love of Dance - participant map