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Utah Dance Fest Update

We have received some preliminary schedule information for Utah Dance Fest. Solos will be held throughout the day on Friday, with the youngest dancers starting the competition early in the day. The following teams will also be performing on Friday between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m:
3&4 year old competition class, Tiny Prep, Mini Prep, Tiny Company, Petite Company, Mini Company, and Mini Funk Company. Production will likely be scheduled on Saturday morning. If you are interested in staying overnight, a special rate of $79 is being offered to Utah Dance Fest participants at the Weston Inn (435) 752-5700.

Brigham Team Picture Schedule

Saturday, April 9

10:00 a.m. 3&4 #1 Miss JeriAnn (jazz costume)
10:45 a.m. 5&6 #1 Miss JeriAnn (jazz costume)
11:30 a.m. 7&8 Miss JeriAnn (jazz costume)
12:00 p.m. 3&4 #2 Miss Sam (ballet costume)
12:30 p.m. 5&6 #2 Miss Ashton (jazz costume)
1:00 p.m. Junior Squad (*LYRICAL costume) NOTE CHANGE
1:30 p.m. Mini Prep (jazz costume)

2:30 p.m. Teen Company 2/Teen Funk (jazz & funk costumes)
3:00 p.m. Teen Company (jazz & funk costumes)
3:30 p.m. Jr. Company/Jr. Funk (jazz & funk costumes)
4:00 p.m. Mini Company (jazz costume)
4:30 p.m. Sr. Elite Company (Dancing with Myself)
5:00 p.m. Sr. Company/Sr. Elites (Southern Belles costume)

Ogden Team Picture Schedule

Friday, April 1
4:00 p.m. Morning 3&4 year olds (pink costumes & bare feet)
4:30 p.m. Competition 3&4 year olds (light pink costume w/tan tights & shoes)
5:00 p.m. Wednesday 3:00 3&4 year olds (purple costume & bare feet)
5:30 p.m. Mini Prep (jazz costume - white & pink, white gloves, black hat, black fishnets, black shoes)
6:00 p.m. Tini Company (jazz costume with shoes and tights)

Saturday, April 2
10:00 a.m. Jr. Company (Smooth Criminal w/fishnets & shoes)
10:30 a.m. Petite Company (jazz costume)
11:00 a.m. Teen Company (lyrical costume)
11:30 a.m. Elite Company (jazz costume & bare feet)
12:00 p.m. Teen Company 2 (lyrical costume)
12:30 p.m. Jr. Company 2 (lyrical costume)
1:00 p.m. Sr. Company (King Henry costume)

1:30-3:30 p.m. For anyone interested in individuals in street clothes or action shots, please sign up in the office. *If your class is not listed above, your costumes are still being made and pictures will be taken in May.

Team Picture Info.

We are SO excited to have team pictures done this year by Dave Brewer Photography. He does an awesome job and his prices are very affordable (see flyer below). In addition to the basic packages, Dave also offers Glam packages, fun action shots, convenient a la cart print options, and collages!! Check out just a few of the shots in his gallery at: He will be adding more favorites daily.If you are unable to attend for pictures at either studio, make up shots will be available during the Utah Dance Championship competition at Roy High on April 29 & 30.

Team Picture Flyer

Spotlight Directions

The Spotlight Competition is at Viewmont High School, 120 W 1000 N Bountiful. Take exit 317 on the left for 500 W. Immediately move to the left-hand lane and take the first left turn on 1000 N. Stay on this road. School is about a half a mile east on the left hand side of the street. Remember to arrive at least one hour early.

Competition Checklist

Several competition checklists were left at the Brigham Studio so I am posting these reminders:

Spotlight is known to run ahead of schedule. Please arrive at least 1 hour before your scheduled performance time. Bring your smiles! You will be AWESOME!
Eye shadow in brown tones, cherry red lipstick & lip shine over–This is STAGE makeup, darker than you would normally wear
Rose-colored blush
False eye lashes, black mascara & eyeliner
Accessories (bobby pins, pony, earrings)
Safety pins
Bobby pins to match hair color
Hair spray and shine
Nude bra (if needed)
Warm ups (must be worn at all times when not performing)
PLEASE PUT YOUR NAME IN EVERYTHING-if something is left behind, we will know whose it is.

Brigham Mini Company-Mr. Piano Man
Black Grecian sandals
Black leotard
(Brandi will bring gloves)

Brigham Mini Company-Ain’t No Sunshine
Yellow and gray costume
Bare feet

Brigham Mini Funk Company-Move It
Orange socks
Black sweats
Animal print top
Cheetah high tops
Black s…

Attention Spotlight Soloists

Remember you are responsible to bring your own solo music on a single CD IN A CASE (one song per CD), along with a back up. Please find Mindy White as soon as you arrive at the competition and she will have your CD label. Also, be sure to pick up music at the end of the competition. Thanks and good luck to all!!

Team Picture Info

Flyer for Brigham Team Pictures on April 9 with packages and price information. Check back for detailed class schedule and info on what costume to wear.


We had a great time at Hollywood Vibe! All the dancers looked awesome! Special congratulations to: Halle Pobanz, Addison Bell, and Jordin White, Regional Scholarships, Ellie Hadfield and Kylee Allen, Team Hollywood Vibe Scholarships , Taylor Bell, National Final Scholarship, and Kennidee Allen and Hailee Payne, Grand Champion Scholarships.

Also, kudos to Hailee for her solo competition results: 1st place in Senior Division, 1st place Overall, and Dancer of the Year!! Way to go everyone!

Ogden Classes, Monday, March 21

All classes will be held at regular schedule on Monday, March 21, even though some school districts are not in session. Remember, all classes are mandatory for comp teams two weeks prior to competitions.

Thanks for working so hard! Do your best this upcoming week to get ready for Spotlight. We know our dancers will be awesome!

Spotlight Schedule

Please review spectator guidelines

Company Rehearsal Updates

REMINDER - Roy High has several events scheduled on March 17, at the same time as the dress rehearsal. PARKING WILL BE VERY LIMITED & the school is allowing traffic for PICK UP AND DROP OFF ONLY. Please carpool, if possible, and arrive a little before your rehearsal time so we can stay on schedule.

Due to the parking situation and to avoid congestion, costumes will be handed out next week during rehearsal classes. Thanks for your cooperation!

Competition Hair Style

REMINDER NEW HAIR STYLE:Hair is straight, all slicked back with a part on the left side, bangs slicked with hair to the right. Place the two rhinestone bobby pins on the right side in line with the eyebrow (slight space in between the pins). One low, super straight pony tail in the middle of the back in the rhinestone pony holder. If your hair in a pony tail does not reach below the shoulders near your shoulder blades, it is preferred that you have a pony tail extension the same color as your hair.

Make up with eye shadow in brown tones, eye liner, false eyelashes, blush, bright red lips. Make up should be performance-stage quality. Remember your earrings, too.Most importantly, bring your smiles and we will have lots of fun!!

Company Pictures Schedule, Sat, Mar 19

Meet at Roosters, 253 Historic 25th Street, Ogden

10:00 a.m. Ogden Tiny Company
10:30 a.m. Brigham Jr. Company
11:00 a.m. Brigham Teen Company
11:30 a.m. Ogden Teen Company
*4:00 p.m. Ogden Petite Company
4:30 p.m. Ogden Jr. Company
5:00 p.m. Ogden Elite Company
*5:30 p.m. Brigham Mini Company & Brigham Sr. Elites
6:00 p.m. Sr. Company

WHAT TO WEAR? Nice denim levis and fun tops and accessories in jewel tone colors such as turquoise, emerald, sapphire, amethyst, ruby, etc. (No black). Hair and make up of your choice!

Hollywood Vibe Schedule

Friday, March 18
Check in at 3:30, introductions 3:45
Classes 4:00-9:00 p.m.
**Special master class with Ade 9:00-9:45 p.m.

Saturday, March 19
Classes 8:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.
Scholarship Finals 2:00-2:30 p.m.
Faculty Show 2:30-3:00 p.m.

Observer bands $15 per day. Detailed schedule will be posted soon!

Schedule & Info for Week of March 14

Mar 16 - Box Elder Drill Rockette Invitational - Brigham Mini Company (Mr. Piano Man), Brigham Sr. Elites (Dancing with Myself), Sr./Elite Company (Park Bench & Meet Me Halfway). Show starts at 6:00 p.m. Be there ready to go by 5:30. Admission $4 for adults, $3 for students, ages 5 and under are free. Dancers please enter through the Performer's Entrance Door.
*New SR FUNK COSTUME INFO: Please try to find a long, black tank to to wear under your white shirt. Also, wear thin BLACK SOCKS under the leggings so no skin is showing between your shoes and leggings.Mar 17 - Company Rehearsal at Roy High School - $10 per student - please make payment by March 15 to cover cost of the facility. Wear black hot shorts and a black top with new competition hair style, make-up, and accessories. If your teacher wants to rehearse in costumes, she will let you know.Plan to arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time.
4:00 p.m. Ogden Jr. Company 2
4:20 p.m. Ogden Teen Company 2
4:40 p.m. Ogden Tiny …

Upcoming Events & Rehearsals

Mar 11 - Mountain Crest Caprielle Review (Hyrum) - Brigham Mini Company (Mr. Piano Man), Brigham Jr. Company (Here Comes the Sun), Sr./Elite Company (Meet Me Halfway & Southern Belles in London). Show starts at 6:30 p.m. Be there ready to go by 6:00. Admission cost $4 for adults, $3 for children.

Mar 11 - OGDEN STUDIO - Slappers *5:30-6:30 p.m. * NOTE REVISED REHEARSAL TIME
Mar 11 - OGDEN STUDIO - Fame 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Mar 12 - OGDEN STUDIO - Production Rehearsal 9 a.m. - noon
Mar 12 - OGDEN STUDIO - Jr. Company 2 10 a.m. - noon
Mar 12 - OGDEN STUDIO - Ogden Teen Company 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Mar 12 - BRIGHAM STUDIO - Brigham Teen Company 2 from 8-11 a.m.
Apr 02 - BRIGHAM STUDIO - Brigham Jr. Squad 9 a.m. - noon

Company Rehearsal Schedule Mar 17

March 17 - Dress rehearsal for all company and company 2 dancers (for those competing at Spotlight) at Roy High School. $10 per student - please make payment by March 15 to cover cost of the facility.

Wear black hot shorts and a black top with new competition hair style, make-up, and accessories. Rehearsal is closed to parents; please drop off and pick up only. Plan to arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time. Each team has a limited time available to rehearse on stage and we will run on schedule.

4:00 p.m. Ogden Jr. Company 2
4:20 p.m. Ogden Teen Company 2
4:40 p.m. Ogden Tiny Company
5:00 p.m. Brigham Mini Company
5:20 p.m. Brigham Teen Company 2
5:40 p.m. Brigham Jr. Company
6:00 p.m. Ogden Petite Company
6:20 p.m. Production
6:40 p.m. Ogden Jr. Company
7:00 p.m. Brigham Teen Company
7:20 p.m. Ogden Teen Company
7:40 p.m. Teen/Sr./Elite Combined Routines
8:00 p.m. Ogden Elite Company
8:20 p.m. Brigham Sr. Elite Company
8:40 p.m. Ogden Sr. Company

We plan to hand out all costumes this night. GOO…

Spotlight Tentative Schedule

Friday, March 25
2:45 pm Future Gems Solos & Duo/Trios
4:46 pm Petite Division, Junior Groups, Lines & Productions
8:01 pm Dance Down Ages 8-12
8:26 pm Future Gems/Petites/Jr. Groups, Line & Production Awards
9:01 pm Junior Solos, Duos/Trios
9:58 pm Teen Duos/Trios
10:35 pm Junior Solo/Duo/Trio & Teen Duo/Trio Awards

Saturday, March 26
7:30 am Novice Gems Solo & Duo/Trios
7:57 am Novice Gems Groups & Lines
9:28 am Future Gems Small Groups
10:41 am Future Gems Large Groups & Lines
11:47 am Novice Division & Future Gems Group & Line Awards
12:22 pm Teen & Senior Groups & Lines
6:12 pm Dance Down Ages 13-19
6:37 pm Teen & Senior Group & Line Awards
7:22 pm Teen Solos
9:13 pm Senior Solos/Duos/Trios
10:38 pm Teen & Senior Solo & Sr. Duo/Trio Awards

Shoes & Accessories Pick Up

The following Ogden teams are scheduled for shoes and accessories pick up at the OGDEN STUDIO:

TUES, MARCH 8 from 4:30-8:30 p.m.
Jr. Company 2
Teen Company 2
Tiny Prep
Mini Prep

WED, MARCH 9 from 4:30-8:30 p.m.
Petite Company
Tiny Company
Jr. Squad

Please call the office if you have any questions. Remember, we are here to help!

Costume & Info Updates for Monday, March 7

Remember performances MONDAY NIGHT at Bear River and Box Elder High School.

BEAR RIVER HIGH (1450 S Main St, Garland - near Tremonton - take exit 376 Tremonton/Garland) off I-15 NB. Turn right (north) at the stop sign off the exit and continue north to the 4 way stop. Turn left at the 4 way stop and continue to Main Street. Turn right (north) on Main Street right before Taco Time - school is several miles on the main road on the left): Brigham Sr. Funk, Southern Belles. Be there by 5:30, show starts at 6:00 p.m. WHAT TO WEAR: Southern Belles costumes will be handed out at the performance. Come a few minutes early, if you can. Meet Me Halfway - you will be given black leggings at the performance. Bring your hip hop shoes with socks that don't show. Since the sweaters haven't arrived yet, PLEASE BRING A BLACK, WHITE, GRAY OR RED TOP (or jacket, vest, etc. and wear over a long shirt that will cover your backside) and some type of red accessory piece i.e. scarf, hat, belt, flower, …

Important March Calendar Dates

Mar 3 - Celebrity Competition Fees Due ($31 per routine) All companies and prep teams
Mar 4 - No School Box Elder District - Rehearsal for Slappers OGDEN STUDIO 6-8 p.m.
Mar 5 - BRIGHAM STUDIO - Teen Funk - Found My Swag 8-9:30 a.m. NOTE TIME CHANGE
Mar 5 - BRIGHAM STUDIO - Southern Belles in London 9-11 a.m.
Mar 5 - BRIGHAM STUDIO - Dancing with Myself 11-12:30
Mar 7 - Meals on Wheels Fundraiser at Box Elder High School - Brigham Mini Company (Mr. Piano Man), Brigham Jr. Company (Here Comes the Sun), Brigham Sr. Elites (Dancing with Myself). Show starts at 7:00. Be there ready to go by 6:30 p.m.
Mar 7 - Bear River Drill Spring Review (Tremonton) - Sr./Elite Company (Meet Me Halfway & Southern Belles in London). Show starts at 6:00 p.m. Be there ready to go at 5:30. We are scheduled in the first 25 minutes.
Mar 11 - Mountain Crest Drill Performance (Hyrum) - Brigham Mini Company (Mr. Piano Man), Brigham Jr. Company (Here Comes the Sun), Sr./Elite Company (Meet Me Halfway & Southern B…