Day of Event Guidelines

General Information

The doors to the venue will open one hour prior to the start of the competition as shown on the timetable. This will allow participants and spectators access to the lobby, dressing rooms, and the BravO! Boutique. The doors to the auditorium will open 30 minutes prior to the first performance.

* Routines may run one hour or more ahead of schedule. Please be prepared for this possibility.

BravO! is not responsible for any trophies, photos, costume pieces, etc not picked up by the end of the event. Studio will be required to pay shipping and handling for any trophies or awards not picked up by the end of the event. Personal items will be left at the venue. Trophies and awards will only be sent out by BravO! if contacted by the studio and payment of shipping is settled.

Solicitation or advertising of any kind is STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

Please secure personal property, as BravO! is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

Theater Guidelines

Please enter and exit between performances only.

Food and drink are not allowed in the theater.

Baby powder or any other forms of powders are strictly prohibited in the entire facility. Failure to comply with this regulation will be grounds of immediate disqualification.

Smoking is prohibited inside the building.

All dancers are required to wear a cover-up while in the theater or any other public area of the venue.

Restricted areas are for BravO! staff access only. Do not enter.

Applause and cheering are welcomed and encouraged. However, screaming will not be tolerated. Please be respectful and supportive of the dancers and understand that any excessively loud talking or cheering can distract the dancers and judges from the performances.

Spectator admission is free of charge.

Backstage Regulations

ALL ROUTINES MUST CHECK IN WITH THE STAGE MANAGER PRIOR TO THEIR PERFORMANCE. Please send one representative to check in with the BravO! Stage Manager. THE STAGE MANAGER WILL LINE ROUTINES UP ACCORDINGLY BACKSTAGE. (IF A QUICK CHANGE IS NOT INVOLVED, ROUTINES ARE EXPECTED TO CHECK IN NO LESS THAN 5 ACTS PRIOR TO THEIR SCHEDULD PERFORMANCE.) Failure to do so may result in the routine being skipped or penalized. Please notify the BravO! Stage Manager at time of check-in if the routine has any props or requires the use of a microphone. Teachers and performers are allowed backstage only during their routine or when directed by the BravO! Stage Manager. Only same gender parents and teachers will be allowed in the dressing rooms.

No food or drinks will be allowed backstage or in the dressing rooms.

All performers must clean up after themselves, on stage and in the dressing rooms.

BravO! is not responsible for any items left in the theater or dressing rooms. When possible, lost items will be left with the venue for their lost and found.