Radiance Ravings - October News Part 4

Dance School News


Our rehearsal last week was amazing.  We are on track to have a fabulous show to present to you in November.  The dancers are getting so excited, costumes are going home and we are preparing all props and hairpieces ready for the stage.

There is always a lot to communicate though... so please ready our newsletter carefully. 



Rehearsal Times - THIS WEEK!


The first few rehearsals are NOT in costume.  The dancers can wear any appropriate leotard, skirt, bike pants that they have.  Don't forget dance shoes and drink bottle. 


Rehearsal 1 & 3 - Matinee Cast ONLY - Sunday 21st October & Sunday 4th November

Rehearsal 2 & 4 - Feature Cast ONLY - Sunday 28th October & Sunday 11th November


AT STUDIO not at the Empire Theatre


Act 1 Scene 1 Kansas City 11:45am - 12:45pm

  • Characters
  • Bees 
  • Blue Birds 
  • Farmers 
  • Somewhere over the rainbow (Ballet 9 & 10)
  • Aunty Em
  • Wind/Tornado (contemporary 1-3)

Act 1 Scene 2 Munchkin Land 12:30 - 1:30pm

  • Cheer
  • ALL  Act 1 Munchkins 
  • Glindas (Ballet 7 Monday)
  • Tap 1  Dorothys (Wednesday 3:45)
  • Lollypop Guild (Boys club Wednesday)
  • Lullaby League Ballet 11 & Ballet 12

Act 1 Scene 3 Meeting Each Other 1:15 - 2:15pm

  • Cornfields 
  • Crows (Ballet 11 & 12)
  • Scarecrow/Duet/Tingirl/Lioness
  • Tingirls 
  • Rain 
  • Lions, Tigers and Bears 
  • Characters

Act 2 Scene 1 Travelling Through 2:00 to 3:00pm

  • Apple Trees Jazz 3-5
  • Poppies Performance Teams All
  • Snowflakes (Ballet 7 Thursday, Ballet 8 Tuesday)

Act 2  Scene 2 Emerald City 2:45 - 3:45pm

  • This is me (Ballet 11 & 12)
  • Emerald City Residents Tap (2-5)
  • Emerald City Dancers (Irish)
  • Wizard and Characters

Act 2 Scene 3 Finding Elphaba 3:30 - 4:30pm

  • Black shadows (ballet 9 & 10)
  • Evil army (hip hop 2 & 3)
  • Elphaba
  • Flying Monkeys (acro 1-3)

Act 2 Scene 4 Home Again 4:15 to 5:00pm


We will be learning the final dance this week - Wizard, Dorothy, Aunty Em, Lion, Tin girl, Scarecrow (we wont require the other characters until next week)

  • Wizard
  • Characters




Parent Support


What do I need to know about being a parent support volunteer?

Hair and Make-up


Hair and make-up will be required for the rehearsals and concert on the following dates. 


Sunday 4 November

Sunday 11 November

Friday 16 November Senior cast members 4:30 till 8pm

Saturday 17 November


To find out more about our hair and make-up requirements please click here


Film the concert


Evolution Studios will be filming both of our concerts.  You will receive an envelope order form for the filmed copy of the concert.  There are a few options for you to select either: 

  • Link to the Matinee show
  • Link to the Feature show
  • USB with both shows

You can put cash into the envelope or attach your credit card details.  See your teacher next week if you haven't received your order form/envelope.  



All accounts are now past due.    Please finalise payments today.

Tickets on sale - Yellow Brick Road

Tickets are on sale NOW!


Dancers who participate in only 1 act of the concert WILL require a performer ticket!  Parent support who are helping with 1 act of the concert WILL require a parent support ticket.  


To purchase your ticket click on the link below.

Amazing opportunities in 2019


We are now starting the search for the face of Radiance Academy Toowoomba for 2019.  If you are interested in representing our studio, participating in performances, meeting new people and becoming Team Radiance - please click here for more information. 


Dates for 2018 (A very rough guide)


Dance Lessons Term Dates

Term 4 - Monday 8 October to Saturday 15 December


Concert Rehearsals - to be advised

Sunday 28 October

Sunday 4 November

Sunday 11 November

Friday 16 November Senior cast members 4:30 till 8pm

Saturday 17 November


Concert Date 2018

Concert - Saturday 17 November at the Empire Theatre - 9 am till 7:30pm


Concert Dates 2019

Concert - Friday 29 and Saturday 30 November



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  • #1

    Sarah Gillbard (Monday, 29 October 2018 00:59)

    Can I clarify who are 'senior cast members' required for the Friday night rehearsal please?