Showcase Info for Performers

This page will be updated as info becomes available.  Please bookmark it, since it’s for performers only, and there’s no public link from the Monarca site.



June 30: Music upload and apparatus choice due (see Dropbox link below)

Sept 12: Choreography due

Sept 19: Bio and emcee intro information due (see Dropbox link below)


Open Studio sessions for performers only will be on alternate Sundays from 12:30 to 2:00, starting July 11.

All performers will be expected to be in attendance for all dress rehearsals and performances

Photo call: Sunday Oct 3, 3:00 pm
Dress rehearsals: October 4 & 11, 6:30 pm.  Location: 3013 Sylvan Dr.  Falls Church, VA 22042
Final Dress rehearsal: October 15, 6:00 pm.  St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Annandale, VA
Performance: October 16, 2:00pm


Performer Workshops

Group 1:
Saturday July 10, 10am – noon
Saturday July 24, 10am – noon
Saturday Aug 7, 10am – noon
Saturday Aug 21, 10am – noon
Saturday Sept 4, 10am – noon
Sophia Chen
Nina Johnson
Barra Kahn
Hilary Kurland
Susan Lowery
Kerri Martin
Group 2:
Saturday July 17, 10am – noon
Saturday July 31, 10am – noon
Saturday Aug 14, 10am – noon
Saturday Aug 28, 10am – noon
Saturday Sept 11, 10am – noon
Tricia Melka
Sarah Paolozzi
Molly Quigley
Heather Sager
Emily Schlie
Brigid Skorup
Rachael Small
Shelby Smith
Rebecca Wardall

Be sure to have at least some of your choreography done before the workshop.  Otherwise it’s a waste of your time and ours.  We’ll place the workshops on the Mindbody schedule.  Make sure to sign up for them as you would any class.  That way we know whom to expect and what equipment to have ready to go.  You do not have to attend all sessions, but plan on coming to at least 2.  They’re a great way to get feedback and help on your routine, and they help Acoatzin plan the flow of the show.

Dropbox folder: For dropping off music, bios & intros, etc.
Simply accessing the link gets you read-only access.  Everyone should also get an email with a sharing invitation to allow you to write to it as well.  If you haven’t gotten the email, contact Keith.

There’s a copy of the previous showcase program in the Dropbox folder if you need help or ideas with your bio.  For intros, whatever you think the audience would like to know about the inspiration for your piece.  It’ll be read (and probably edited a bit) by the emcee just prior to your performance.

Put your bio and intro into a file (MS Word is great, but I’m flexible), and upload to Dropbox with your name in the filename.

Music should be a file in either .mp3 or .m4a format.  Don’t send me a link to something on iTunes or spotify and expect me to chase it down.  I won’t.  Please make sure to include your name in the file name so we know whose is whose.