Friday, May 13th

BSD Georgetown, 52 Central Street (5pm-7pm)

(No regular classes in Georgetown)

Saturday, May 14th

BSD Hamilton, 15 Walnut Rd (10am-3pm)

(No regular classes in Hamilton)

PICTURE DAY HAIR AND MAKEUP (Rehearsal/Show Makeup Info TBA)

  • Tiny Tots - Hair should be in a neat tight HIGH bun with bobby pins, a hair net, and a lot of hairspray. Makeup for Tiny Tots is at the discretion of the parent, not required for Picture Day.

  • ​Level Classes 1-3, Petite, Hip Hop, Irish Step, Musical Theater (Georgetown), Junior Intermediate -

    • Girls:  Hair should be in a neat tight HIGH bun with bobby pins, a hair net, and a lot of hairspray. NO BANGS OR WISPIES. Natural color eye makeup is preferred, and up to the discretion of the parent.

    • Boys: No make-up necessary, but please do hair neatly with bangs off the face.

  • Jr. Advanced & Senior Level - Braids into flat, low bun (should be able to wear any hats needed)

    • Natural color eye makeup is preferred, blush, red lipstick.

  • Musical Theater (Hamilton) - low bun (should allow for hat to be worn)


  • Dancers should arrive in their first costume with hair and any makeup done.

  • Do not arrive more than 5 minutes prior to your scheduled time slot. BSD staff will greet you at the door and let you know when you may enter the studio. 

  • Make sure to bring all appropriate shoes per costume. Visit the Recital Shoe Requirement Page on our website to review shoes needed for each class. 

  • Students under the age of 13 may be accompanied by one adult who will be allowed to wait in the designated waiting area. Parents will NOT be allowed to accompany their dancer into the photo shoot room. One of our faculty members will be alongside each photographer to assist each dancer and make sure they look picture perfect! 

  • A private changing area will be set up in the studio where each photographer is stationed. Students with multiple costumes should wear a nude leotard underneath. BSD staff will assist with all costume changes.

  • Solo or sibling shots only - no group shots will be allowed.


  • Click here for Shier's Photo Package Pricing or view on envelope in your dancers costume bag.

  • Pre-paid photo package options PER costume will be available for purchase. Ex: If I have 1 child with 4 costumes, I will need 4 completed envelopes noting which costume (ballet/tap/jazz, etc) along with payment for my selected package.

  • Sibling Shots: use 1 envelope, write both kids names on it along with which costume per child (ballet/tap/hip hop etc) and include payment for the photo package you choose for that shot. 

  • Envelopes with printed photo packages and payment options will be sent home with costumes. We will provide additional envelopes at Picture Day if you need more. Please have cash/credit card info ready.

  • The COMPLETED envelope along with payment (Cash/Credit only) MUST accompany each dancer at the shoot.

  • No payment, no envelope, no photos. BSD will NOT have cash on hand to make change.


Each BSD student participating in the recital may select one 5 minute time slot for up to two costumes OR select two 5 minute time slots for up to four costumes. A private changing area will be set up in the studio where each photographer is stationed. Siblings who want shots together must sign up for ONE 5 minute slot in addition to any solo shots. Students with multiple costumes should wear their nude leotard underneath as their base.