The Hildale Show FAQ's



HOW MANY SHOWS WILL MY CHILD DO?

We do a total of 6 shows , so if your child is grade 4 modern and below, they will do 2 of the performances, either Tuesday and Friday night ,Wednesday night and Saturday Matinee, or Thursday night and Saturday night . If they are grade 5 , they will do three shows, Tuesday night Thursday night and Saturday matinee OR Wednesday night Friday night and Saturday night. Grade 6s and above do all 6 performances.

WHAT TIME DOES THE SHOW START AND FINISH?

The show starts at 7.15 and will be finished by approximately 10pm, the matinee starts at 2.30 and finishes approximately 5.15

TICKETS

In terms of tickets, please don't worry or listen to the changing room talk... we will sell them at Plumberow on A Sunday in May and , yes some parents do queue from very early to get their tickets , but we then have people turn up at midday to buy them, not even queue, and still get the tickets that they want. No one has EVER not got the tickets they wanted . Also, there is no limit to amount of tickets bought.

Tickets are 18 and 20

COSTUMES

We endeavour to keep costs down on costumes but obviously wish for the children to all look immaculate and professional. We aim for parents to not have too much to pay on top after you have paid your deposits .

BACKSTAGE SAFETY

All of the doors backstage are security coded and only designated dressers are allowed to stay with the performers.

DRESSERS

We do need a certain amount of 'licensed chaperones' (with dbs certificates) HOWEVER we do still need plenty of dressers to help us get the children ready so please please do offer your services to help us ! Please be aware , if you are dressing , you must stay in the changing room and cannot go up to the stage with the children , or go into the auditorium to watch the show.

SIBLINGS/ FAMILY MEMBERS BACKSTAGE

Please be aware, siblings and family members will not be allowed into the backstage areas for your child's safety.

DVD

The show will be filmed and you can buy a DVD afterwards. Personal filming of the show is forbidden.

PARKING

There is a large car park adjacent to the theatre.

COSTUMES

Most of the costumes are yours to keep, however, we do sometimes hire costumes and you would be notified of this.

CAN WE LEAVE HALFWAY THROUGH THE SHOW?

For all of the children's safety the doors will be locked immediately before the performance and will not be reopened until the show is finished . No child will be allowed to leave halfway through the performance.

WHAT TIME SHOULD WE ARRIVE?

The children should arrive no later than 6.30 for their performance.

WHAT DO THEY NEED BACKSTAGE?

They will need light snacks , drinks , something to entertain them if they wish but no electrical items such as Ipads etc..

HAIR AND MAKE UP

Children and students should arrive with hair and make up ready for their first number. (Please note , make up is optional for our pre school children)

KNICKERS

Please be aware we do prefer the children not to have underwear on underneath the leotard to ensure cleaner lines , however , they can be worn if you are not comfortable with this.

ANY OTHER QUESTIONS PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK A MEMBER OF STAFF.