Parents and Dancers will find this checklist helpful when preparing for a competition that involves an overnight stay or a show.
Show underwear: Thong, Nude Bras, One piece nude body suit
Leotard x 2
Tights : Beige/Sun Tan, Black, Pink,Other (fishnet etc.) x2 of each
Costume List complete with accessories for each one (In hanging bag)
All dance shoes with extra pair of each
Hair accessories: Hair nets, bobby pins, clips, hair bands, pony tail bands
Hair spray, gel, curling or straightening iron as needed
Make up: Foundation, powder, eye shadow, eye liner, mascara, eyelashes as needed with
eyelash glue, blush, lipstick, lip gloss.
Show jewelry: Earrings, necklaces, bracelets
Studio track suit
Comfortable shoes for time in between performances
Clothes for regular wear
Optional dressy dress
Shoes to go outside facility
Make up remover
Detangler (If needed)
Retainer (If needed)
Contact lens case and cleaner
Medication if needed
Pointe shoe supplies (If needed)
Make Hotel reservation early
Label everything with your name
Fill up gas tank and windscreen wiper fluid
Check GPS and get directions to hotel and competition venue or theatre
Take all phone/IPad/Pod chargers
Pillow and blanket for car ride
Make sure you have performance schedule of times and events
Get cash to have on hand
Snacks - non messy!
Music for car? Book on tape?
You can add any other things that you feel are important to this list.