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Parent Volunteers

My name is Talonya Gabriel and I am the NWTAPC Volunteer Parent Representative coordinating all volunteer activity. If you would like to volunteer, please:

1. Email your full name and birthday to:

2. Complete the Online Form: Please click on the following web links to go to the signup sheet:

I will do my best to put you where you want to volunteer, some parents have already signed up so they will get priority. Even if you have signed up at the studio, you will still need to click on the links above to register.

3. Attend Volunteer Meeting on Tech Night - Thursday, 5/31


ALL volunteers are required  to attend a volunteer orientation and pass a background check.

Volunteer position(s) include: usher, ticket takers, security, class parent, sign in/out, room parent (boys/girls), backstage help

Show Information


Overview of Parent Responsibilities for Drop off/Pick up:

  • Please bring your children on-time and well fed

  • Students to be dressed in:

    • FOR THE SHOW: in their 1st costume of the show

    • FOR TECH REHEARSAL: dance attire or as specified by teacher

  • Parents must sign-in and drop-off their children at the check-in station. 

  • NWTAPC staff & volunteers will escort your children into the rehearsal space or/back stage where they will be supervised.

  • Studio will provide a turkey sandwich, chips and water between shows for performers.

  • Parents must sign their children out upon pick-up at the pick-up station. 

Costume Fees are PAST DUE!

Please pay as soon as possible.

Due to insurance requirements, if you do not pay the costume fee before the deadline, your child will not be able to perform in the recital.

Costume Prices:

$50.00 Costume Fee if performing in one dance

$75.00 Costume Fee if performing in two or more dances.

Please note that Tech Rehearsals and Back Stage areas are closed. ONLY THE FOLLOWING ARE ALLOWED AT REHEARSALS OR BACK STAGE:

  • NWTAPC Students 

  • NWTAPC Teachers and Staff

  • Pre-registered Volunteers

  • Stage & Lighting Technicians

Day of Show Tips
  • Please label all costumes with your child's name.

  • If you elect to send your child with additional food and snacks please make sure all packages and containers are labeled.

  • Please do not send your child with expensive toys or electronics.

  • No personal recording allowed - professional video will be available for purchase after the show.

  • Enjoy the show!! 


Summer Recital Bake Sale

We need your help to make the bake sale a success.  If you would like to donate, volunteer, or have additional questions, please contact our Bake Sale Coordinators Martha or Katie via email at We need the following:


Water bottles




(capri suns, juice boxes)


Plastic ware (spoons, forks)

ZipLock bags, sandwich size


Fresh Fruit (apples, bananas, cuties, washed grapes)



Candy (snack size)

Licorice (pre separated in baggies 5 per bag please)

Chips - Individual bags

Fruit snacks (gummy style)

Individual Pudding - Banana, chocolate, vanilla

Tech Rehearsal Information

Tech rehearsal is scheduled for the following dates and times, and will be held at the show location - Paul Robeson Performing Arts Center (address above).

Thursday, 5/31, 6:00-9:30pm:

Order/Classes TBD​

Friday, 6/1, 6:00-9:30pm:

Order/Classes TBD

Show information for our Fall and Spring shows will be posted to this page, so please check-in often to stay up-to-date. We are looking forward to another wonderful show made possible by NWTAPC students, staff, volunteers, and our amazing parents!! If you have any question please email 

Rhythms of the Sole

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Performances at 2pm and 6pm

Show Call Times

  • Noon for the 2 pm Show
  • 5pm  for the 6pm Show

Location: Paul Roberson Performing Art Center at Rainier Beach High School

8815 Seward Park Ave. South, Seattle, WA, 98118

Ticket Prices:

$16.00 in advance and $19.00 at the door (Tickets are inclusive of the required City of Seattle Admissions tax) NOTE: The 6pm show sells out quickly!

Ticket Sales: We are requesting each household sell 8 tickets, totaling $128.00. Tickets are required for parents who want to attend the show.

Proceeds from the show are used to offset the cost of GAP Scholarships (discounted GAP classes and family discounts).Our goal this year is to sell 1000 tickets. 


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