Sunday rehearsal this weekend! 2018 enrolments now online!
We have our first Sunday rehearsal at Merivale Action Centre THIS Sunday (12th November).
Merivale School, Kesteven Ave (off Fraser St), Merivale.
Please click on the link below for the time (or times if your child goes to more than one dance class a week): Click Here
Children are to be dropped off and picked up at the advertised times. No parents please (apart from parents of children 8 years and under (but no siblings please).
Feel free to come to the front desk to drop off your children and clarify anything but then come back at the correct pick up time.
It is a big day and your cooperation with this will assist us in running a smooth, distraction-free rehearsal.
Please pack a named water bottle as there is nowhere to fill up a drink bottle at the centre.
Costumes will be given out to those that have paid their costume and all fees as per our terms and conditions. Costumes are not to be worn until the Friday 24 night dress rehearsal at Baycourt. Check here for your arrival time: Click Here.
Eftpos and cash available if you need to pay fees or wish to purchase any Rise merchandise or show dvds.
SECOND SUNDAY REHEARSAL
There is a second rehearsal for all dancers at Merivale Action Centre next Sunday 19 November. Arrival times are the same as Sunday 12 November.
Every year one or more of the shows sell out so please don't expect to get door sales as you may be disappointed!
Tickets available to purchase from Baycourt or www.ticketek.co.nz
Remember to buy tickets to the correct show for your child! Baycourt is unlikely to swap tickets. (please see below to check what show you are performing in)
CLASSES ARE STILL ON!
Classes run as per usual next week.
The last day of the term is Friday 17 December (except for adv acro, Little Luvlies & Mondays classes) (check the 'important dates' for your last class days)).
SHOW SHOE REQUIREMENTS
There are THREE dance shows on Saturday 25 November.
ONE Schools and Crew Show at 10am for those who attend dance classes at schools and also any competition hip hop crews.
Schools are; Matua Primary, Bethlehem College, Bethlehem Primary, Arataki, Otumotuai Primary, Pillians Point, Greenpark Primary and Tauranga Intermediate.
Also there TWO identical Public Dance Classes shows at 2 pm and 6.30pm.
These shows are for those who dance at one of our studios or public venues at the Mount, Papamoa, Historic village, St Georges Church and Elizabeth Street. All students in these shows perform at both the 2.00pm and 6.30pm shows and most classes perform twice in both the first and second half with the exception of lil hoppers, adults and acro.
TAURANGA SHOW RUNSHEETS (show order)
For the Schools & Crew show Runsheet Click Here
For those dancing more than once it is important to check you have at least 2 dance pieces between each of your dances. If there is less than 2 dances between each of yours please let us know at
For the Public Dance Class shows Runsheet Click Here
For those dancing more than once it is important to check you have at least 3 dance pieces between each of your dances. If there is less than 3 dances between each of yours please let us know at
SHOW DAY ARRIVAL TIMES
Each Group is to arrive at different times to allow enough time for hair and makeup to be done before the show starts.
To check what time you need to arrive on the show day Click Here (It includes Schools & Crews Show and Public Show arrival times)
Please also click on the blue link to read our Tauranga Show FAQ's for all other information relating to our end of year shows before emailing us with questions as we have tried to answer most questions already.
Thank you to everyone who has offered to help at the end of year shows so far! We are still looking for more helpers.... even if it is just to help with hair and makeup before the shows start that would be greatly appreciated (especially for the 10am schools and crews show). Please email us if you are available to help.
2018 Enrolments NOW ONLINE
We would much prefer our present students to get in first for classes next year. The classes are now on the website and you can register online for these.
We are using a new software that will create you a parent portal account which has many useful features.
We will be advertising classes to the public at some point so please enrol as soon as pos. Please note that from 2018 terms are going to be 9 weeks duration (instead of the current 8).
Construction Outside Mount Studio and Office:
Please note construction has started on the front of our Mount Studio and office at 150 Newton Street. There will be scaffolding and various safety fences etc around the entire front of the building for approx 2 weeks from the start of November.
The front of the building is having a "facelift", there will be no inconvenience to any classes at this venue and there will always be safe access to our waiting room. There may be some disruption to our office hours however we will continue to remain available to speak to via phone and emails during our usual office hours. If you need to come into our store please call us first to confirm we are here.
PLEASE REMEMBER DO NOT PARK OUT THE FRONT OF THE BUILDING, THESE ARE NOT RISE CARPARKS.
THIS SUNDAY 12 NOVEMBER - Compulsory Show Rehearsal Merivale Action Centre (see above for arrival times)
FRIDAY 17 NOVEMBER- Last studio classes Tauranga, Mount & Papamoa (except for adv acro, lil luvlies & Mondays)
SATURDAY 18 NOVEMBER- Last lil luvlies (Saturday class only at Mount Studio)
SUNDAY 19 NOVEMBER - Show Rehearsal Merivale Action Centre (see above for arrival times)
MONDAY 20- NOVEMBER- Last Monday classes (make up for public holiday)
TUESDAY 21 NOVEMBER- Last Advanced Acro classes (make up for Tuesday 24 October)
FRIDAY 24 NOVEMBER - Show rehearsal Baycourt Theatre (see above for arrival times)
SATURDAY 25 NOVEMBER - End of year shows Baycourt Theatre
FRIDAY 1 DECEMBER- Last lil luvlies weekday classes
Thanks from the team at
150 Newton Street, Mount Maunganui
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