Recital Info

Recital Information for


10th Annual Recital

A Decade of Dance!



Sunday, June 2nd






The Saban Theater

8440 Wilshire Blvd. 

Beverly Hills, CA  90211

(The Saban will be selling snacks, beverages, and adult beverages.  Unlike at 8 Count, you will be allowed to take the food/beverage into the theater!  Hooray!)


What an incredible season all our teams have had.  Bravo to you for surviving!  It takes a village of amazing people to make everything run smoothly, so thank you in advance for your patience on the day of recital as your dancer’s safety is our first concern.  We can’t wait for you to sit back, relax, and enjoy all our 2018-2019 team pieces at the beautiful Saban Theater!


Here’s to making A DECADE OF DANCE our best recital to date! 


6:00PM:  Dancers must check-in on the West side of The Saban Theater.  Please be on time!  Teachers will escort dancers to dressing rooms.  Parents will not be allowed inside the dressing rooms or backstage.


6:10PM:   Seating Begins


6:30PM:  Team Showcase 2019

  • The show will last approximately 2 hours 

  • Dancers must remain backstage for the entire show- NO EXCEPTIONS 


  • You will only be allowed entrance into the theater in-between dances during the black out 

  • Do not get up in the middle of a dance out of respect to the dancers and audience members who are there supporting them

  • No videography or photography is allowed.  Everyone is getting a free video copy of our 2019 Team Showcase.


  • Check-in location for dancers is S. Hamilton Dr. on the West side of the Saban Theater, just South of Wilshire

  • Dancers will be escorted backstage by our teaching staff or student assistants after you've checked-in

  • Dancers MUST stay backstage the entire show- NO EXCEPTIONS

  • Parents are not allowed in the dressing rooms or backstage for the safety of all dancers 

  • All of our teachers will be hired to attend to your dancers

  • No nail polish, no jewelry, nothing on wrists, no henna or fake tattoos 

  • Please send a water bottle and non-messy snacks with your dancer



  • All dancers will be brought to the stage for the finale and will be dismissed youngest to oldest from the stage.  Once you have gotten your dancer from the stage at the end of the show, you may go with your dancer to the dressing rooms to collect their belongings.  


  • We highly suggest using Uber or Lyft if possible

  • If you don’t use Uber or Lyft please allow ample time for parking and walking to the theater

  • There is metered parking on the North, East and West sides of the theater.  Please check for parking restrictions.

  • Flynt Publications Garage- 8484 Wilshire (The entrance is directly across from where you drop-off your dancer on the West side of the theater)  We've been told the fee is $12 

  • Here is the complete list of parking options the The Saban gave us-



  • Competition hair (if you have two styles, do the style for your main team dance(s) for the entire recital)



  • Competition make-up



  • Dancers should come dressed in their first costume & bring all of their other team competition costumes and shoes.  (We’ve put the recital order below.)

  • FINALE ATTIRE:  Dancers will be required to wear their black “A Decade of Dance” tank tops and black 8 Count leggings for the finale of our 6:30pm Team Showcase at The Saban Theater on June 2nd.  All dancers received this tank top.  If you misplaced yours and need to purchase a new one, please go to the front desk and they will let you know what sizes we have available.  We also have some extra black leggings if you need to purchase a new pair.  



  • Tickets went on sale Sunday, May 5th at 11:00am and close on Sunday, May 26th at 11:59pm

  • Please go to to purchase tickets

  • Tickets purchased at the door are $35 per ticket cash only




  • This year our performances will be recorded by DRC Video Productions and distributed via  This is FREE for all families participating in our 2019 shows at The Saban. Families must create their DanceBUG account on to access the studio’s shows.  When the shows are ready, we’ll provide you with the access code to unlock the 2019 performances.  The video will be ready approximately four weeks after the date of the show.  Upon unlocking your show you can view it anywhere, share anytime, and stream from any internet-enabled device.  Ways to access DanceBUG include: iOS and Android apps, Roku channel, and any web browser.  For questions and assistance, please see the DanceBUG FAQ sheet or email  Please do NOT contact 8 Count Dance with questions regarding the video, please direct ALL questions to



  • Info on how to purchase professional photos of recital will be sent soon



  • Pre-sale of flowers are ready for purchase online.  One dozen roses is $30.00.  Please print the receipt that is sent to your e-mail after you purchase and present this at the flower table to pick up your roses the day of recital. 

  • Pre-sale flowers close on May 30th, so please order online before then

  • Please contact the website above if you need more info, please do not contact 8 Count Dance.


  • “Deadly Seven Sins” All Company Dancers

  • “Men In Black” Dad’s Dance

  • “Shopaholic”Diva Team

  • “The Picnic Takeover” Petite Team

  • “Bones”Teen 1 & Junior 1 and Aly

  • “Once Upon a Time”Tutu Team

  • “Holly Rock”Starlette Team

  • “99 Red Balloons”Junior 2 

  • “I Will Not Forget”Seniors & Some Teen 1

  • “Black Sea”Junior 1

  • “Tinman”Mini Team

  • “Glam”Pirouette Team

  • “True Colors”Diva Small Group

  • “Quiet”Some Seniors & Some Teen 1

  • “Silent Screams”Teen 2

  • “Hold Back the River”Jete Team

  • “The Heist”Mini Team

  • “Fever”Pique Team

  • “You Don’t Know Me”Fouette Team

  • “The Thickening”Seniors

  • “Wicked Flames”Junior Small Group

  • “Forevermore”Teen 1 Small Group

  • “Though We May Be Too Young”Junior Small Group

  • “Mind Control”Teen 2 Small Group

  • “Fame”Jete Team

  • “Unbreakable”Junior 2

  • “Not Until”Teen 1 & Seniors

  • “Bird Set Free”Mini Small Group

  • “Waves”Fouette Small Group

  • “Alone”Junior 1

  • “It’s All Over”Teen 2

  • “Leave A Light On”Teen 1

  • “Till The End”Senior Team



Where:  8 Count Dance

Who:  Parents & Siblings only  

Dancer’s Attire:  Dancers should wear their 8 Count black tank top “A Decade of Dance” with black 8 Count booty shorts or black 8 Count leggings.  Every dancer received “A Decade of Dance” tank top.  Dancers may wear a black bra top under the tank top if they wish.  

Parking:  If all the spaces are taken in our lot and on the street, please use the Citi Bank pay lot behind our building.  Please do not block the alleyway for any reason.

*Dancer drop-off and pick-up times remain exactly the same on these days


Tuesday, May 28th

Tutu Team- 4:15pm-4:45pm 

Petite Team- 6:00pm-6:30pm 

Junior 2- 7:30pm-8:00pm

Teen 1 & Seniors- 8:30pm-9:00pm

Teen 2- 8:30pm-9:00pm


Wednesday, May 29th

Starlette- 5:00pm-5:30pm 

Diva- 6:00pm-6:30pm

Pirouette- 6:45pm-7:15pm 

Jete- 7:15pm-7:45pm

Pique- 8:30pm-9:00pm

Fouette- 8:30pm-9:00pm


Thursday, May 30th

Minis- 6:30pm-7:00pm

Junior 1- 6:30pm-7:00pm

10662 W. Pico Blvd.

West Los Angeles, CA 90064


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