Optima Dance

UW-Madison Student Organization
for Dance and Choreography

Meetings and Service

Optima General Member Meetings

 

What is discussed?

-Meeting one: The first 30 minutes is for new members only, to introduce Optima and discuss requirements and events. All members come for the remainder of the meeting, in which choreographers play audition music and discuss the pieces that will be performed for the semester’s show.

 

-Meeting two: Discuss show details, socials, fundraisers and extra performances 

 

-Meeting three (if necessary): Discuss show details, socials, fundraisers and extra performances

 

-Meeting four (only in fall semester): Play audition music and discuss the pieces that will be performed in the spring show.

 

Choreographer Meetings (only for Choreographers and Executive Board)

 

What is discussed?

-How pieces are progressing

-Deadlines for requirements

-Costumes deadline and price limitations

-Deadlines for turning in final cut music

-Lights/ stage/ theater/ dressing room details

-Info to relay to your dancers

-Social planning deadlines

Showings and Dress Rehearsals

 

-Take place on Sunday afternoons

-All pieces must perform at each of these

-Finale routine for the show is taught

-1 showing and 1 dress rehearsal per semester


What qualifies as Optima service points?

 

-Working at or participating in fundraisers (1 point for eating, 2 points for eating and bringing 3+ friends, 2 points for working)

-Dance Marathon, Relay for Life, Homecoming or other outside Optima Performances (2 points for performing, 1 for watching)

-Helping at Optima shows (1-2 points)


  


 

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