DDS Class Pictures
June 12 - June 16 | Definitive Dance Studio

Monday, June 12th and go through Friday, June 16th. You will take your pictures during your your regularly scheduled weekly class.  Once you have completed your pictures, you will rehearse your piece.  All of you class time will be used.  Even if you choose not to purchase tickets, please plan on coming and participating in the picture so those dancers who are buying pictures have a complete group photo. So come to class with your costumes and be ready to go right at class time!  Picture hair will be the same as recital hair.  

Picture order forms are available at the studio, this is an outside company that takes the pictures.  We provide this as a service to you, and is in no way affiliated with the studio, no payments for pictures are made to the studio, so please make sure you bring your checkbook or cash as credit cards are not accepted.  There are several price point packages available for purchase.  Pictures will be available for pick-up at the studio in September. 

Monday 6/12 | 4:15 - 8:45 | DDS

4:15 - 5:15 Mon. Pre-Dance | Ballet 2
5:15 - 6:15 Ballet 1 | Ballet 3
6:15 - 7:15 Teen Jazz/Lyrical | Ballet 4
7:15 - 8:45 Senior Company Solos (Carly, Lizzy, Olivia, Maddie, Caroline) | Me Too, Chasing Cars, House of Gold, Indian Summer, Pep Rally           

Tuesday 6/13 | 4:15 - 8:30 | DDS

4:15 - 5:15 Tues. Pre-Dance | Girl Power, Clap Snap
5:15 - 6:15 Jazz ½ | Black Horse & A Cherry Tree, Prisoner of Hope
6:15 - 7:15 Jazz ⅔ | Lyrical 3
7:15 - 8:15 Jazz 3 | Junior Solos (Sadie, Susanna), Sing It Back, Rise Up, Flood Waters Rising
8:15 - 8:30 Jazz 4 | Adv. Junior Solos (Natalie, Kayla, Vaiva, Alex, Julia)

Wednesday 6/14 | 3:15 - 8:15 | DDS

3:15 - 4:15 Wed. Pre-Dance | Ballet 1/2            
4:15 - 5:15 Jazz 1 | Ballet 2/3
5:15 - 6:15 Cont ½
6:15 - 7:15 Cont ¾
7:15 - 8:15 Lyrical 4 | Gun Song 

Thursday 6/15 | 4:15 - 8:15 | DDS

4:15 - 5:15 Lyrical 2 | Hip Hop 1    
5:15 - 6:15 Tap 1 | Boys Hip Hop
6:15 - 7:15 Tap 3 |  Hip Hop 2 | This is What Makes Us Girls
7:15 - 8:15 Tap 2 | Hip Hop ¾
8:15 - 9:15 Tap 4 | Clap Your Hands 

Friday 6/16 | 3:30 - 4:30 | MI High School

3:30 - 4:00 9AM Creative Movement Class (After Dress Rehearsal in the backstage hallway area)
4:00 - 4:30 10AM Creative Movement Class (After Dress Rehearsal in the backstage hallway area)


  • Please have your envelope already filled out.
  • You will need a separate envelope for each dance, but only payment.
  • Please include only 1 check regardless of how many dances you are in.
  •  Please may checks payable to: John Gault Productions
  •  Pictures will be available to pick up in late August/early September.
  •  Different packages are available for purchase and not affiliated with the studio.  Pictures are a personal choice.


Dress/Tech Rehearsal: June 16 | 3:30 - 6:30
Mercer Island High School

Tech rehearsal is taking place Friday, June 16th from 3:30-7:30 at Mercer Island High School.  We will be running rehearsal in the order of the show, please see below for your rehearsal time.  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your performance time.  I do run on time if not early!

3:30 - 4:30 PM Creative Movement and PreDance
4:30 - 5:00 PM Sleeping Beauty Suite (Ballet 1/2 - Ballet 4)
5:00 - 6:30 PM Remaining Running Order of the Show (Ballet 1, Jazz 1 - 4, Tap 1 - 4, Lyrical 1 - 4, Hip Hop 1 - 4, Contemporary 1 - 4)

Please have a parent/caretaker/guardian attend Dress Rehearsal with your student so they can hear all pertinent instructions and announcements and be familiar with what will take place on recital day. They are welcome to watch the show from the audience, and can leave once the student has finished all of their dance numbers. You will drop off and pick up your student at the 500 Hall Exit and Entrance by the B Lot Parking Lot. Students may not enter or exit through the main commons and entrance of the High School. Dress Rehearsal is the only time we are allowed to use the side entrance into the auditorium audience. Please do not let this confuse you, you will not be able to use this entrance into the auditorium from backstage on Saturday.

Pre-Dance & Creative Movement, must arrive at 3:15 (with costume on). Levels 1-4, Your dancer does NOT need to wear their costume. Please come in dance attire only and ready to dance! Upper levels with multiple dances will be allowed to leave their costumes in the dressing rooms after rehearsal so they don't need to transport multiple times. Remember, moms and dads and nannies and or additional family help is allowed, but please do not invite guests to the rehearsal. We need to run on time and the dancers need to focus and take corrections. Please be respectful of this.

Recital: June 17 at 11:00am & 4:00pm
Mercer Island High School

Performances are at 11:00 and 4:00.  All dancers must arrive 35 minutes prior to the beginning of the show.  Please arrive with hair and make-up complete.  All dancers should dress at the theatre upon arrival.  Please check in at the dancer check in table located in the back entrance, far parking lot.  There will be signs and veteran dancers, follow them!  We will have room assignments to help runners locate the dancers as needed. For costume, hair & makeup information please check your class specifics HERE.