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D.A.T. Core Memories

Below you will find everything you need for our seventh annual recital, D.A.T. Core Memories! Be prepared to witness and experience a variety of emotions in this audience participation show, inlcuding: Joy, Anger, Sadness, Fear, and Disgust! Tickets go on sale Saturday, May 25, 2024!

Picture Day

Picture Day is Sunday, May 5, 2024 between 1:00 and 5:00 p.m.

If you are interested in placing photos and/or headshots for your dancer in this year's souvenir book, please click the link below.

Slots are available on a first come, first serve basis. 


Souvenir Book

Send love and support to your favorite dancer!


Steps to Submit Your Ad

1. Select the size ad you would like to submit. 

2. Submit payment to @datdancestudio via PayPal or submit funds in cash. If sending via PayPal be sure to put your dancer's name and the size of the ad on the memo line.

3. Once it is confirmed that your payment has been received, create your message and select your photo.

4. Send your photo and message to

* Payment must be submitted and received in order for your ad to be completed and entered. The hard deadline for all ads is June 1, 2024.

Vendors Wanted

We would like for you to come out and share your merchandise with our D.A.T. Family!


Accessory List

Below you will see the required accessories for D.A.T. Core Memories. 

All dancers will need fresh, clean suntan tights. All items may be purchased from Motions Dance & Fitness Shoppe. 

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Level 1 Combo (9:00-10:00 a.m. Saturday)

Ballet-Suntan canvas ballet slippers

Jazz- Black slip-on jazz shoes

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Hip-Hop 1, 2, & 3

All black Chucks

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Level 2 Combo (10:15-11:45 a.m. Saturday)

Ballet- Suntan canvas ballet slippers

Tap- Blue demin jeans, Bloch tap shoes

Jazz- Suntan slip-on jazz shoes

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Competition 1

Ballet- Suntan canvas ballet slippers

Jazz- Tan slip-on jazz shoes

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Level 3 Tap, Ballet, and Jazz (12:00-3:00 p.m. Saturday)

Ballet- Suntan canvas ballet slippers

Tap- Black lace up tap shoes

Jazz- Black fishnet stockings (worn over suntan tights), black slip-on jazz shoes


Competition 2 

Ballet- Suntan canvas ballet slippers

Jazz- Black slip-on jazz shoes

Praise, Lyrical, Acrobatics, and African are barefoot and only require suntan tights to be purchased. Pointe dancers need to pancake their shoes tan.

Show Logistics

Saturday, June 22, 2024

10:30 a.m.- Dancer Call Time

Dancers should arrive at Gratz College in their suntan tights, a clean leotard, and light makeup (older dancers). Makeup is not permitted in dressing room areas. Older dancers may bring backup lipstick/gloss. Dancers should have all of their costumes freshly steamed and in a garment bag along with a dance bag containing their shoes, extra tights, and two bottles of water. A staff member will assist younger dancers with getting their items backstage. The tag of all items belonging to your child should be labeled with their name, initials, or an identifying image.

11:30 a.m.- Vendor Arrival

12:00 p.m.- Lobby Opens

Guests have the opportunity to visit vendor tables and mix & mingle prior to the start of the show.

1:00 p.m.- Show Start Time

*Costume Pick-Up will take place on Saturday, June15, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m., and Monday, June 17 through Wednesday, June 19, 2024 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Audience Participation and Requirements

All guests will receive a complimentary tee shirt in red, yellow, blue, green, or purple to compliment the theme of the show.

Refreshments will be available in the lobby before the show and during intermission. Food and drink shall not be consumed or open in the theater.

All guests shall remain seated while there are dancers on stage. Please wait for lights to go out before moving through the theater.

All photography and recording is prohibited. Guests recording without expressed permission from a director may be asked to leave.

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