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Spring Recital

Join Us for Our

Annual Spring Recital

Recital Dates & Location:

May 27th & 28th, 2022

Marion Palace Theater
276 W Center St
Marion, OH 43302

For important information about arrival, drop off, pickup, policies & more, click here to view our Recital Brochure!

Recital Video Presale
  • Cherish the memory for years to come!
  • Recital videos are available for pre-sale for $25 per show.
  • Receive digital access to an entire show.
  • Videos access will be available no later than June 3rd!
  • Price increases to $30 per show after recital.

Details & Resources

Recital & Dress Rehearsal Schedule

It’s Showtime! Get your dancer ready in their costume, tights & make-up and we will see you at the Marion Palace Theatre! Dress Rehearsal will be easier than ever because it’s right before the show! We will have 5 shows with 5 rehearsals, and it will be a magical weekend for our NDA families! Our new venue offers a real live theater experience complete with professional lighting, popcorn and drinks, ample parking, and lots of shopping for your dancer!

NOTE: Combo students do not have an assigned Dress Rehearsal slot and should plan to arrive and check-in 30 minutes before their show’s start time!

Click here to view the 2022 Recital Schedule.

Click here to view the 2022 Dress Rehearsal Schedule.

NEW! Recital Video Livestream & Purchase

You can now pre-order your Recital Videos for a discounted price!! See details and pre-order your recital video here.

We CAN NOT WAIT to be back on the big stage and are happy to offer a little something to help you cherish the memory for years to come!

Our Spring Recital will also be live-streamed to our Facebook page (not available for rewatching after recital). No video or flash photography allowed in the theater please.

Reserved Seating Tickets

UPDATE: Reserved Seating Ticket Sales are now closed.

We are thrilled to announce that for the first time ever, through Marion Palace Theater we are able to offer Reserved Seating Tickets! Guests will have the ability to select their own seats which will be in the front-most rows of the theater! In addition to having the BEST seats in the house AND getting to choose where you sit, you will no longer need to come extremely early to get the to get in line and ensure a decent seat.

Tickets will be sold through Marion Palace Theater for $25 each.

Purchase by phone at (740) 383-2101 or online at

Class Photos

Class Photos will be held Saturday, April 23rd through Friday, April 29th at the studio. Order forms will be available on our website and at the NDA front desk.

Dancers should arrive to class at their normal start time, completely dressed and ready for pictures. Dancers will be dismissed immediately following their photo.

Be sure to check the Recital Accessories list to ensure you have the proper tights, shoes, hair and accessories in time for picture week! 

We’re grateful to be able to provide this with our partners at Creative Moments and are so excited to be able to commemorate our most unique school year yet with class pictures!

Click to download Group Photo Order Form. Print copies available at the front desk.

*Company Program Students Only – Click here to view the Class Picture Week Schedule for schedule changes.

Individual Photography

Individual, Siblings and Friends Portrait Photography will be provided by our friends at Creative Moments Photography. Individual photos are optional and ordered through the photographers. 

There are two opportunities for professional individual photography:

Individual Photography will be offered at our Spring Recital on Friday, May 27 3-8:15pm and Saturday, May 28 8am – 7:30pm. These time slots allow for one costume/pose only.

If you have multiple costumes, want multiple or special poses and/or photos with siblings, Creative Moments is offering extended days in May for Individual Dance Photo Sessions (with no session fees!) featuring a private wardrobe room for NDA Individual Dance Photos with 6 days to choose from! Time slots include May 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 24th and 25th.

You may make an appointment at Creative Moments Studio by calling them at (614) 891-2020. Please book in advance to ensure you get ample time and a time slot that works for your schedule!!

Creative Moments
(614) 891-2020
131 East Home Street
Westerville, Ohio 43081

Costumes & Accessories

We can’t wait to see all of our beautiful dancers dressed up and performing on stage at our 2022 Spring Recital, as well as during Class Picture Week beginning April 23rd! View our Lookbook below to check out your dancer’s recital costume, and be sure to check the Accessory List for items such as tights, shoes, and more before picture week.

Tights and gloves can be purchased at the NDA Front Desk. Supplies are limited. Families may also choose to purchase tights at Opening Night Dance Stores. Please purchase all necessary items prior to picture week at NDA.

Click to view Costume Lookbook.

Click here to view the list of Recital Accessories.

Food Trucks

We will have two food trucks during our Saturday show times! 

  • Saturday, 8am – Noon: Biscuit Boss Food Truck – View menu
  • Saturday, Noon – 8pm: Adam’s Eden Food Truck – View menu
Free Dancer Gift & Shopping

Your dancer will receive a FREE gift from NDA for a job well done! Be sure to pick up your gift compliments of NDA! There will also be lots of fun items for purchase including flowers for your dancer, commemorative t-shirts, stuffed animals and much more!

Recital Fee

A recital fee of $50.00 for the first dancer and $25.00 per each additional dancer is auto-deducted from accounts on April 4th. This fee is in lieu of purchasing individual tickets for the performance, and covers General Admission for you and your guests.