Disney's Dance the Magic Participation Guidelines & Info WHAT'S INCLUDED: Admission to the Disneyland Resort! Disney's Dance the Magic Parade Down Main Street U.S.A.! Taping for the Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade by ABC-TV! Parade and Production Costumes and ALL parade props! (Performers will need to supply their own shoes and tights) Dance the Magic Individual Photo Shoot! Disney Performing Arts T-shirt & exclusive Disney Holiday Spectacular T-Shirt! Parade rehearsal with your Dance the Magic Staff! A Disney Dance the Magic VIP Dancer Lanyard & Pin! WHAT'S EXPECTED: Pointed toes & strong arm movements are a MUST! Engaging smiles & LOTS of showmanship! Nobody wants to watch a boring performance. The ability to keep time with the music and to maintain straight rows & lines!! Ages 6-9 - Beginning basic technique Ages 10+ - Intermediate technique To follow ALL rules and directions given by Directors, Teachers and ALL Disney Staff Performers, Chaperones and Directors who are able to show respect at ALL TIMES! PARADE DOWN MAIN STREET, U.S.A.! You will perform fun & exciting choreography before thousands of people from all around the world down Main Street, U.S.A.! You will be a part of the "magic" as we step off right before Disney’s parade! Eye contact with the audience is essential! Remember, we need to maintain forward motion during the parade. Be sure you practice this. The routine will be repeated throughout the entire parade route. So you need LOTS of energy! Dancers must know the entire parade routine and be able to perform it without assistance, BEFORE you arrive to rehearsal. You will have “exclusive” backstage access as part of your Performer Package. The parade down Main Street, U.S.A. will be one of the highlights of your trip! PERFORMERS: November Holiday Spectacular events are open to dancers 6 yrs and older. Dancers 8 yrs and under must submit a copy of their birth certificate with their Registration Form. Dancers must purchase a Performer Package. Annual passes do not apply. A signed Disney Release Waiver is required for each dancer. Please label all dance bags with your name. Garment bags or rolling carts are not permitted inside the Park. Please do not change your costume or do your make-up inside the park. Please change backstage only. Dancers must change into street clothes after their performance to be returned into the Park. Dancers will not be released back into the park in their costume. You will receive information with designated meet times and locations clearly defined. COSTUMES: Costumes for the ABC Taping and the Holiday Spectacular parade will be selected by Disney. No other costumes are allowed. ONLY White Keds Champion style tennis shoes are to be word for the parade. Your group must have clean, shoes. Do not wear these shoes other than performance! Hair is to be worn EXACTLY as instructed by Disney. There will be a hair and make-up class so that everyone learns to do their hair the same.. Remember, your appearance is a reflection of you and Disney! DRESS REHEARSAL: We will have a dress rehearsal. Please attend in your COMPLETE performing attire with hair and make-up done. ALL rehearsals are mandatory for all parade performing dancers. Location: Backstage area We will practice forward motion, block the routine, and then perform the parade routine for Disney & ABC representatives. Each group will perform the routine separately, then all together. Everyone must know the parade routine and be able to perform with a SMILE! Individual and group photos will be taken at Dress Rehearsal. MAGICAL MEMORIES FOR YOU: Each Performer will receive a professional 8 x 10 Disney photo of themselves in costume! Each Performer will receive a professional DVD of our event activities, including their parade down Main Street, U.S.A.! Dancers will have the option of purchasing a beautiful souvenir group photo of their dance / group team. Photos from the parade and showcase will be posted online for viewing and purchase approx. 3 weeks after the event. PLEASE NOTE: Disney & ABC reserves the right to pull any and all performers who are not able to perform the routines as expected. Any performer missing items such as the correct shoes, or costume pieces will also not be able to perform.