2023 Holiday Show Banner

Saturday, December 16th

Franklin Saber Center
9:00 am & 11:00 am

The dancers are so excited to show you everything they have learned!

Schedule of Events

  • Tickets: Reserved seats for the Holiday Show will go on sale on November 14, at 9:30 AM

  • NO extra rehearsals. Preparations for the show will be during regularly scheduled classes

    • Dress Rehearsal/Picture week December, 11th-15th  (All dancers wear their Holiday costumes to class with hair/makeup done.)
  • Show Date: Saturday, December 16th
  • Show Times: 9:00 am  & 11:00 am

*If you have multiple costumes, bring all costumes and wear the costume that is first in the show order (don’t forget your dance shoes).


View All Recital Information Below:


Ticket Information

Cost – Three Tiers:
$25/$20/$15 per ticket – reserved seating

Click HERE to purchase tickets online beginning November 14th at 9:30 am

Please see which show(s) your dancer will be performing in, at the Show Order tab below.

Every person in the theater needs a ticket with an assigned seat.

Pre-order items when you purchase your tickets!

(Items will be picked up at the Theatre on the day of the show)

Buy Tickets & Flowers

Show Order

See What Time Your Dancer Will Be Participating In The Show:

Saturday, December 16th

Show I: 9:00 am (dancers arrive at 8:30 am)
Show II: 11:00 am (dancers arrive at 10:30 am)

@ The Franklin Saber Center

Show I Order

Show II Order

Costume Information

 Select the show your dancer is performing in at the button below to see the performance order and what costume they require!

  • All Dancers: NSDS has all headpieces that will be handed out at recitals.

  • Hair: (video)
    – High bun at the crown of the head
    – No Part, no bangs

  • Makeup: (video)
    -Medium brown eyeshadow over the entire lid & dark brown in crease (or grays)
    -Black mascara and black eyeliner for the top and bottom of eyelashes
    -Red Lipstick
    -No jewelry, nail polish, glitter, or temporary tattoos are allowed for performances.
    *Parents are responsible for all makeup and hair supplies.

  • Picture Week/Dress Rehearsal: December 10th-15th at the studio during regular class time.  Saturday classes will attend Friday, December 15th for their dress rehearsal and pictures.

  • Holiday Show Day and Time: Saturday, December 16th (arrive 30 minutes before your dancer’s Showtime)

  • Location: Franklin Saber Center

*If your dancer has more than one costume, please come in the first costume they will be dancing in show.*

Show I Costume Info

Show II Costume Info

Picture/Dress Rehearsal Week

December 11th – 15th

(During Regular Class Time)

*Tuesday Morning Classes & Saturday Classes see times below

  • Pictures will be taken during your dancer’s regular class time by a professional photographer unless otherwise noted

  • Special Schedule for Tuesday morning & Saturday classes:

    Special Schedule

  • Come to class dressed in the Holiday costume with hair/makeup ready for pictures

  • If you want to purchase pictures, bring a completed picture envelope with payment.
    – One envelope is needed per dance. Fill out one order form completely. All other order forms only need the dancers name, dance, and package information. You can make one payment for all dance picture purchases.
    – The photographer will accept cash (need exact change – no change available at studio), check (made out to Network Photography), or credit card (Visa or MasterCard).
    – Digital photos will be delivered to your smartphone or emailed within 3 weeks.
    – Printed packages will be mailed directly to your home within 3-4 weeks.
    – Questions? Contact Network Photography 262-677-8662 or email [email protected]

  • If your dancer has more than one costume – please come in your dancer’s first costume of the show and bring the other costumes with you.

  • Don’t forget your dance shoes!

Performance Day Info
Dancers need to arrive 30 minutes before their show with hair in a bun, makeup done and dressed in their first costume.

Saturday, December 16th, 2023

The show will begin promptly at Franklin Saber Center: Show I: 9:00 am Show II: 11:00 am

Show I Order

Show II Order

This year our programs will be DIGITAL! There will be QR codes/web addresses displayed around the venue to show people how to view on their phones. It will be available HERE soon!
At Drop-off:
  • Have your dancer visit the restroom when you arrive, before checking in with NSDS staff.

  • Allow a few extra minutes.

  • When you arrive, please check in at the table with your dancer located in the Lobby of the School.

    • All Twinkle and Mini Star dancers will have one person drop them off and pick them up backstage. That person will get a wristband with dancer’s name on it and they will need that wristband to pick up dancer after show.

  • All Show Star, Junior/Pop Star and Shining Star dancers will meet their parents outside after the show.

  • Dancers will stay backstage for the entire show.

  • Please bring any additional costumes in a garment bag, labeled with the dancer’s name on everything! Don’t forget your dance shoes (ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop). Wear street shoes to the theatre and change into dance shoes backstage.

    Backstage during show:

    • Staff will help with all costume changes. Parents can sit back and enjoy the show!

    • No food allowed backstage. Water only.


    • No photography or videotaping during the show. It is dangerous for the performers.

    • Each family will receive a Digital Download as a memory of the show approximately 3 weeks after show.

    • Every person entering the theater needs a ticket with an assigned seat.

    • Late Arrival Policy: Performances start at the time stated on your ticket. If you arrive late & the performance has begun, ushers will seat you where it will be least disruptive to the audience and performers.

    Pick up after Show:

    • ALL Twinkle and Mini dancers will need the person with the wristband with dancer’s name on it, to come backstage and can pick up your dancer. The wristband is required at pickup for all of our dancer’s safety.