2024 Showcase Details

Little Stars. ⭐ Big Smiles. ⭐ Forever Fun Memories! ⭐

Our non-intimidating and age-appropriate environment allows dancers to fully experience the performing arts while developing important life skills.

2024 Annual Showcase In The Park - San Diego

For general information about our recital, see our Recital Benefits & Information page.

Date: Sunday, June 9, 2024 (Outdoor will run with light rain. Thunderstorm Date:  6/16)
Theme:  Dancing Through The Decades
Place: Standley Park Amphitheater (3585 Governor Dr San Diego, CA 92122)
Parking: Free and plenty
Time: Click here for show times.
Participation Deadlines:
Early Bird Pricing 4/1, Regular Pricing 4/29
Tickets:  $10 Online only, 6 & under are free. Please note: the time listed on your ticket can be disregarded – as long as each person over 6 years old that will be watching the show, has a ticket, they will be granted entry into the event.

*Participating showcase dancers must be registered in classes from March-June.

Step 1: Understand What The Showcase Is

Little Stars. Big Smiles. Forever Fun Memories!
An event such as the showcase is often a ‘first’ for many families and their young dancer.  Our showcase is a celebration, not a competition.

We want everyone feeling comfortable, confident and excited! Dance To EvOLvE has specialized in this age group since 2008. We create a fun, inviting, age-appropriate and non-intimidating showcase day for our dancers and families to remember.

When the costume is delivered in class in May, it will include an informational letter that will explain all the details you need. This includes: check-in times, costume care and instructions, hair & make-up tips, and safety procedures. Learn the benefits of performance and the showcase.

Tip:  Be flexible and plan sleeping and meal times accordingly so we get the best out of our dancers. (Remember that class parents will have snacks.)

Step 2: Choose Your Experience Level To Secure Your Dancer's Costume

These locations will be automatically enrolled during measurement week in class, unless you choose to opt-out.
The Dancehouse in Point Loma
Song Birds in Point Loma

Families at these locations MUST confirm participation online:
Carmel Mountain
Carmel Valley Rec
Ocean Air Rec
Nobel Rec
Cabrillo Rec in Point Loma
Allied Gardens Rec
Tierrasanta Rec
* All families already have an account with us.  Enter the email you registered your dancer with and click “forgot password” (if you are returning family use previous login credentials)

Place: Standley Park Amphitheater (3585 Governor Dr San Diego, CA 92122)
Time: morning & afternoon shows; exact times confirmed in April. Each show is 45-60 minutes.
Be sure to review the below policies before confirming participation.

Costume Information & Showcase Policies
* Access Sizing Charts Here, coming soon.
* After 4/29, a minimum $50 rush fee will be applied if costume is still available. If you are a new student, contact us.
* Costumes are chosen by the EvOLvE team based on age, appropriateness, cuteness, availability of styles/sizes, and budget.
* Everything is included with the costume (except shoes). You keep it all!
* Costumes are non-returnable and non-refundable.
* Please note that costumes are ordered in available sizes based on measurements taken in class, consequently families are responsible for any needed alterations.

* There are no refunds on showcase after confirming participation.
* Tickets are non-refundable. Seating is first come first served, except for the VIP showcase experience. Please note: the time listed on your ticket can be disregarded – as long as each person over 6 years old that will be watching the show, has a ticket, they will be granted entry into the event.
* Attendance is especially important April-June. Any student who misses 3 or more classes during showcase season will be evaluated for their readiness to participate in the showcase.
* For 3 years and up, dancers are checked-in with a trained class parent.
* Rain Date: We will make an educated guess with the weather forecast but the show will run except in the event of a heavy rainstorm. (The outdoor stage does have a cover.) We appreciate families support in the unpredictability that weather can bring. If the show needs a delayed start or postponed to 6/16, families will receive a text and email the morning of the show. There are no refunds for families who do not attend on 6/16.

Step 3: Register For The ALL STAR Family Dance

Come join us for a celebration of family ties in our ALL STAR Family Dance, where you’ll laugh, dance, and create unforgettable memories together. We promise an easy, fun, and non-intimidating experience, so don’t be shy! Anyone is welcomed and encouraged to join your dancer for this special bonding moment. With just one rehearsal day and practice videos to help you at home, you’ll share a fantastic showcase performance togethor.

Rehearsal Date and Time:  Sunday, June 2nd, 1:00-3:30pm
Rehearsal Location: Doyle Community Park (8175 Regents Rd, San Diego, CA 92122), Fenced-in outdoor area behind rec center.
What To Bring:  Water, Snack, and Sun Protection
*Fee is non-refundable.

Step 4: Get Your Tickets & Merchandise

Tickets:  $10 Online only, 6 & under are free.
*Online ticket sales will close on 6/6.

  • the time listed on your ticket can be disregarded – as long as each person over 6 years old that will be watching the show, has a ticket, they will be granted entry into the event.

12″ Teddy Bear with Branded Chocolate Bar: $20
Keepsake Program: $3
(Merchandise is pre-order only.)

Buy your tickets and merchandise here.
(Please note that if you are only buying merchandise, you will need to add a ticket to your cart to continue. Once you add the merchandise, you can delete the ticket out of your cart.)

Step 5: Volunteer & Help A Little Star Shine

We can’t do it without you!  Volunteer at our annual showcase to share in the experience.  Volunteer positions will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.

To secure your spot, all you need to do is log in to your Parent Portal and sign up for a volunteer role that resonates with you.  Benefits are included, but vary based on role, see descriptions for more information. Once you sign up, you will receive more details regarding your position.

Thanks so much for helping us with this memorable experience.

Step 6: Know The Important Dates

March 11–17: Costume measurements will be taken in class.  Parent/guardian initials are required on performance outfit sizing chart to confirm pricing option (Silver/Gold or VIP) or opt-out of showcase participation.
April 29: Participation Deadline (minimum $50 Rush Fee begins)
April-June: Attendance in class is especially important so dancers can learn their dances with confidence.
Beginning of May: Teachers will post showcase choreography online so that students can practice at home.
May: Performance outfits will be distributed in class as they arrive throughout May. A letter will be included which will include all the details that you need to know about show day and discussed during parent meeting.
Memorial Day (May 27th):  Classes are running.
June 1: Musical Theatre Mash-Up @ 1:00 PM (Ages 5-12)
June 2:  
Family Dance Rehearsal @ 1:00 PM
June 9:   Annual Showcase in the Park!
June 16:   Thunderstorm Date for Annual Showcase in the Park!
June 10:  Summer classes continue and summer camps begin! (At applicable locations, families are auto-enrolled month-to-month)

Step 7: Practice At Home

All teachers will film each class’ showcase dance so that your dancer can practice at home and build his/her confidence…and have some fun!
Find your dancer’s showcase practice video here: Choreography videos.

Photography/ Videography:  Photography and videos will be permitted during showcase; please be respectful of other families attending.

Step 8: Contact Us With Questions

We specialize in this age group and are happy to talk with you about your dancer.  If you have any questions or concerns, we are here to help! Please contact us.

Families Testimonials About Showcase