Information for Performance Day

Showtimes for the upcoming recital will be finalized three weeks before the recital.  We anticipate the following shows.  

Friday, April 12 (Anticipated times ONLY)
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Saturday, April 13 (Anticipated times ONLY)
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM 
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM 
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM 

When is my assigned showtime?
Life in Harmony’s continues to grow tremendously each year which is directly reflected in the number of participants who are interested in participating in the recital.  Before we can finalize our showtimes we first must finalize who will be participating.  Thus, we have a FIRM deadline for participation sign up.  For 2019, the last day to register for the recital is March 9.  We plan to have the showtimes solidified and communicated to performers a minimum of three weeks prior to the April 12 & 13 event.  Thank you for your patience!

What time should performers get to the Heider Center?
Performers should plan to arrive 15 to 20 minutes prior to the start of the (assigned) showtime. This time will be used for receiving your recital T-shirt at the registration table, changing into the recital shirt (if desired), and finding your seat.  To ensure safety and assure we are able to transition timely between shows, we ask that all performers remain off the stage prior to the start of the show.  Our staff move in many different directions before the show so we kindly ask that you do not arrive more than 20 minutes before the assigned show time as we may not be prepared to help you.  

Is the stage handicap accessible?
Yes! There are ramps on either side of the stage that all clients will use to get on and off of the stage. Entrances and exits to the Heider Center are also handicap accessible.

What do performers need to wear?
Performers are welcome to wear whatever is most comfortable. Most of our performers wear their recital T-shirt that they receive on the day of the show. You are welcome to change in the bathrooms before the show if your child wants to wear their new T-shirt.

Where do I pick up a performer’s shirt?
All shirts for performers will be ready for you upon arrival.  We will have prepared a bag with your name on it with the specified shirt size inside the bag.  Please do not take a shirt from the T-Shirt Sales area.  If you arrive late, please look for the bag with your name on it on the table at the entry of the Heider Center.  Please remember, if you do not attend the recital for any reason you may still purchase a shirt following the event.

How do I purchase additional T-Shirts? (Performer’s shirt is NOT ordered here)
2019 T-Shirt Order Form

What about stage fright?
If you have concerns regarding the person’s ability to perform or confidence in getting on stage please know this… this is exactly what the LIH recital is for!  There is no need to have additional anxiety or concern about “how will he/she do?”, “will he/she get on stage?”, etc.  We are trained to work through these various changing needs.  This is what makes our recital so powerful, special, and unique.  The audience understands that this is a HUGE event and SUCCESS for all of our performers, whether they have performed in the past five shows or if this is their first performance with us.

How will I know when it’s time to perform?
We have an emcee for each show and we will be announcing who is “on deck” and who is “in the hole.”  We also have color coordinated areas of the stage for where to go when it’s time to perform.  We have a printed program that also offers a visual line-up of the show.

Can I take pictures/video during the performances?
Certainly! Please take pictures and videos of your performances. We will also have a “photo booth” station in the lobby for you to take pictures with your family and/or staff.

For important general information about the recital please click here.