Precious Tips by The Original and Glamorous Miss Lou Lou!
These precious tips will refine your Back Stage etiquette
and have you acting like a relaxed professional in a flash!
Precious Tip # 1
Apply your Make-up at home. You will be in a relaxed and familiar atmosphere
with everything at your finger tips.
It can be a little stressful trying to apply your false eyelashes whilst battling
30 nervous and sweating artiste’s to get to the mirror!
Bring along a little kit for touch ups.
Precious Tip # 2
So that you don’t lose any of your extras and accessories belonging to your costume whilst dancing.
Tack the add on bits like aprons, scarves or feather boas to your costume.
Make sure you try them on and pin them in the right spot first!
Precious Tip # 3
Write a list of all costume pieces in your dance and tick them off to make sure you have everything and nothing is left behind, especially your tap shoes!
Precious Tip # 4
Put your name on all bits of your costume and your props.
Precious Tip # 5
Have all your costumes in numbered and in order from the first to last.
Keep everything together, hang your costumes back on the hanger after you have finished with it..
Precious Tip # 6
For quick changes undo all zips and Velcro so that they are ready to leap into.
Precious Tip # 7
For quick shoe changes, sprinkle a little talc into your shoes.
Also have the strap threaded through your buckle and then once your foot is in the shoe, you just pop the spike through the hole!
Precious Tip # 8
Remember – there are no loose screws at the Glittery Tapping Wonderland!
So check your shoes and tighten any screws that are loose.
Precious Tip # 9
Re-glitterize any unsightly bald patches on your tap shoes.
Precious Tip # 10
Keep quiet back stage and keep your shoes quiet when waiting to go on stage.
Precious Tip # 11
Check the song before your dance and listen out for that song so that you dont miss your dance altogether!!!