Important Show Week Information!

ICE SHOW WEEK SCHEDULE:

Sunday April 25 – Picture Day!

  • 1:30 – 2:30pmon-ice individual pictures

*NOTE: Please wear whichever costume you wish to be photographed in. We will take group photos on dress rehearsal night, so there is no need to bring all of your costumes for picture day.

  • Last day of regular rehearsals (please refer to rehearsal schedule)

Wednesday April 28 – Full Show Rehearsal – 6:00pm

  • We will run through the show from start to finish (without costumes).
  • If needed, some routines may be run more than once. 

***NO PARENTS/SPECTATORS WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE RINK AREA DURING REHEARSALS – PLEASE MAINTAIN SOCIALLY-DISTANCED SEATING IN THE BALCONY.

Thursday April 29 – Full Show DRESS Rehearsal – 6:00pm

  • We will run through the show from start to finish (WITH costumes!), as well as rehearse the finale. 

***NO PARENTS/SPECTATORS WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE RINK AREA DURING REHEARSALS – PLEASE MAINTAIN SOCIALLY-DISTANCED SEATING IN THE BALCONY

  • We will take group photos in costume at the conclusion of each routine’s run-through.

Friday April 30 – Opening Night – SKATERS MUST BE CHECKED IN by 6:00pm

  • Skaters will need to checked-in by 6:00pm.
  • Brooklyn Figure Skating Club duets/soloists may come in early on the evenings of the show for a pre-show warm-up. The ice will be available from 5:00-5:45pm.  Music will NOT be played during warm up and no skaters will be allowed onto the ice after the 5:45pm ice cut.

Saturday May 1 – Closing Night – SKATERS MUST BE CHECKED IN by 6:00pm

  • Skaters will need to checked-in by 6:00pm.
  • Brooklyn Figure Skating Club duets/soloists may come in early on the evenings of the show for a pre-show warm-up. The ice will be available from 5:00-5:45pm.  Music will NOT be played during warm up and no skaters will be allowed onto the ice after the 5:45pm ice cut.

MORE IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SHOW WEEK

  • DRESS REHEARSAL – The dress rehearsal for the show will be on Thursday, April 29 at 6pm.  ALL SKATERS will be needed for a full dress rehearsal.  Please be on time – we will start promptly at 6pm.   Wear your show costumes – this is a full dress rehearsal!  The rehearsal should last just about 2 hours.  We will practice lining up for the finale at the beginning of the rehearsal. Once you are done with your part in the show, you may leave.  
    • Make sure your skater eats before arriving to the dress rehearsal on Thursday.  There will be no food/candy/drinks allowed in the bleachers where the skaters are seated. We expect to wrap up between 7:30-8pm.
    • NO PARENTS/SPECTATORS WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE RINK AREA DURING REHEARSALS – PLEASE MAINTAIN SOCIALLY-DISTANCED SEATING IN THE BALCONY.
  • SHOW NIGHTS:
  • The show performances will be on Friday April 30 and Saturday May 1 and will begin promptly at 7:00pm.  All skaters need to be in the building by 6:00pm.  ***Skaters may enter from the lobby entrance (there will be a check-in point at the rink double doors).
    • PLEASE NOTE – only skaters will be permitted into the rink area – no parents/spectators will be permitted into the rink area prior to the doors opening at 6:45pm. *If your skater needs help getting skates on, please put their skates on in the lobby area and drop them off at the check-in point at the rink doors.
  • Doors for spectators open at 6:45pm both nights.

***PLEASE NOTE the following protocols (that are different from normal, due to COVID-19 safety rules):

  • Concession stands will NOT be open during the show
    • No blankets from home will be permitted in seating areas
    • Everyone age 10 and above must wear a face mask. (Skaters do NOT need to be masked while performing on ice).
    • Handicapped accessible seating will be located in the lower (rink) area as well as a limited number of lower level seating on the East end of the rink. This area will also be open to spectators beginning at 6:45pm.
  • TICKETS: Tickets for the show are $8 per person and are available for purchase online only (Please note – you will need to have your digital ticket ready on your phone (or a printed paper copy) to gain entry!) *Tickets are non-refundable.
  • On the evenings of the show, your child will report to their assigned seating area where they will leave their skating bags.  Only skaters who are performing in more than one routine will be permitted in locker rooms.  Please do not leave any valuable items in locker room areas, as we will not be responsible for any lost/stolen items.
  • All skaters must come to the rink dressed in the costume for their first routine, with hair and make-up done.  
  • Parents will not be allowed in the locker rooms or in the skaters’ area during the rehearsal or the show.  If you are the parent of a skater (who is under the age of 12) and need to help your child with costume changes, please see GraceAnn.
  • Please make sure your child eats before they come to the dress rehearsal and the performances.  Once again, NO candy, food, or drinks other than water, will be allowed in the skaters bleacher area.
  • The skaters will be sitting in a designated area to watch the show.  All skaters must remain quiet and seated while watching the show.  There will be NO standing by the glass to watch as we need this area clear to move skaters back and forth from the ice. Skaters should not be in the locker rooms during the performance unless they are changing costumes. **Skaters under the age of 8 will be permitted to sit with their family for ACT 2 of the show. Please let us know ahead of time if you wish to pick up your child at intermission.
  • After the finale, all skaters should remove their skates and check out at the exit at the lobby doors. There is not time for skaters to change into street clothes after the finale, so please do not plan on changing in the locker rooms at the end of the show.
  • ***PLEASE READ***Upon the conclusion of the show finale, spectators/parents should exit the facility promptly in a socially-distanced manner. ONE DESIGNATED GUARDIAN of minor children will be permitted to pick up their child in the rink lobby. After you have picked up your child, please exit the facility promptly. ***Please do not congregate in the lobby or stop to take pictures. **No parents or spectators will be allowed in the rink area after the conclusion of the show.

VIDEO RECORDING/PHOTOS:

Please tell any guests/family that may be coming to the show, NOT TO TAKE FLASH PHOTOS of any skaters while they are performing.  Doing so may temporarily blind a skater or cause a fall/injury. 

If you plan to use a phone or tablet for recording, we ask that you please do so during dress rehearsal night, from the balcony, and not during the actual show.  We do not want distractions and obstructed views for the spectators of the show.  

PLEASE NOTE – A professional quality video will be taken by the city’s videographer, from rink-side on the night of the show that will be made available to show participants.

Please feel free to email us with any questions!  brooklynskating@gmail.com

We’re looking forward to a great show! -Elizabeth & GraceAnn