Showcase Corner

We would like to thank you for choosing Creative Expressions Dance Studio and allowing your little star to grace the stage with us. Our Upcoming showcase will be held TENTIVELY Saturday April 24, 2021 at Whiting Auditorium. There will be one evening show held at 6:00 pm.

Please remember to arrive on time as our show will start promptly!!!

*Due to COVID-19 show location and date are subject to change*

Below are frequently asked questions about how to prepare for the recital and the events that day.

Frequently Asked Questions

When and where will the showcase take place?


The showcase will be held at Whiting Auditorium located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503. We can't wait to celebrate our 38th Annual Dance Concert.




What time will my dancer be performing?


All students performing in the show are to report at the designated times below: SHOW TIME 6:00 PM = Report Time 4:00 PM PLEASE BE ON TIME !!!




Where do I drop off and pick up my dancer?


All dancers are to report to the back entrance of the auditorium located at the bottom of the parking ramp (Use the Second Door). All dancers should be dropped off PROMPTLY at 4:00 pm not a minute before. All dancers are to report to their assigned dressing rooms and their assigned stage mother/father. Signs will be posted instructing dancers where to go. All dancers will be given wrist bands for backstage entry. Parents are to give all costumes to their child's assigned stage parent and leave the back area IMMEDIATELY. After the showcase dancers will be released to the same back door and must be picked up PROMPTLY. Parents : Please make sure that you have all our your dancer's costumes, acceosries, make up, shoes, and tights before they are dropped off. Dancers should have all of their costumes and shoes labled with their names inside BEFORE the show.




When do tickets go on sale?


Tickets go on sale starting March 1st 2021 after classes resume. Please do not hesitate when buying your tickets as we are known to sell out completely for our show. Ticket Pricing: $15 in advance and $20 at the door All tickets can be purchased via the following options: ONLINE : at tickets.thewhiting.com or Call (810) 237-7333 IN PERSON: In our studio office located at 3300 N. Saginaw St. Flint MI 48505 Office Hours are Mon - Thurs 5:00-8:00 pm or Sat 9:00-12:00pm Payments can be made via: Credit/Debit Card, Cash, and Money Order We are now accepting payments via CASH APP and PAYPAL for your convenience!!!




Will there be a picture day?


Date is TBA !!! Yes, there will be a picture day! Pictures will be taken at Creative Expressions Dance Studio from 9:00-6:00. Dancers are the arrive with make up already done. No classes will be held on this Saturday; PICTURES ONLY. Please follow the schedule given for your class report time!!




What and When is Run Thru Week?


Run thru Week is our "Full Show" rehearsal at the studio. This allows all of our students and staff time to ensure that all recital dances are complete, in show order, and look there absolute best. Run Thru Week is MANDATORY for all dancers. Run Thru will be held in April the week before our show; Dates TBA. Special Rehearsal: If needed extra rehearsal will be on Thursday of that week for those dances that may need extra work. Advance notice will be given to students in those dances.




Do we have Dress Rehearsal?


Yes we do !! Dress "Tech" rehearsal is where each class will be able to practice their dance on stage and ensure your dancer looks their absolute best. Our tech rehearsal will be held the the day before the show at Whitning Auditorium 1241 E Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503. All dancers are to report for tech rehearsal from 5:00-9:00 pm. Dancers are to report in their first outfit and must bring ALL of their shoes/costumes for each dance they are apart of. PLEASE BE ON TIME as rehearsal will start PROMPTLY at 5:00 pm. DO NOT allow students to wear costumes before this day except for picture day and do not allow them to eat with them on.




How should my dancer wear their hair for the showcase?


All ballet and tumbling routines should have hair pulled neatly in a bun in the back of the head in the center. All other routines/classes shoul dhave their hair done neatly and styles out of the dancer's face.




Can my dancer wear make up and jewelry for the show?


MAKE UP : All dancers should come with make up already on for the actual show and not for dress rehearsal. JEWELRY : No jewelry of any kind should be worn as it may cause injury or prohibit a dancer from performing their best. PLEASE leave all jewelry itmes at home as Creative Expressions is not responsible fo lost or stolen items. Rhinestone "stud" earrings are the only MANDATORY jewelry allowed and are to be worn with costume and accessories. Earrings can be purchased online at our studio store under the "SHOP" Tab.




I have a balance can my dancer still perform?


No!!! Dancers must have a ZERO BALANCE to participate. All balances must be paid in full by the first week of April. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!




Can I take pictures and video during the show?


NO !!! There will be no flash photography or videoing allowed of the ENTIRE SHOW. Anyone caught taping the entire show will be asked to stop or risk having devices confiscated until the end of the show. HOWEVER, we now allow for you to take pictures and video snippets of your child as long as you share a POSITIVE post to our social media sites via Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. We believe in encouraging our students and assisting in cultivating their character to produce confident dancers. Any negative content will be reported and action will be taken. Please use the following HASHTAGS: #creativeexpressionsdancestudio #cedsflint Our show will be professionally recorded and DVD's/ Thumb drives will be on sale for purchase. Pre Orders will be avalible for those looking to get a jump ahead of the line. Creative Expressions is a non profit organization and funds received from your purchases help support our students. PLEASE SHOW YOUR SUPPORT!!!





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