Thanksgiving Day Parade is coming! For the first time ever, BDCS is offering this opportunity to all BDCS students ages 8 to adults! This is such an amazing opportunity to be apart of something that is a big part of Philadelphia History. The 6ABC Dunkin Thanksgiving Day Parade is the longest running Thanksgiving Day Parade in our nations history. We are participating in the Dancin’ on The Parkway performance that is produced by Under the Sun Productions. There are over 150 studios from across the country that participate in this parade annually! If you want to participate in this parade take a look below at some important details that are mandated by the parade officials and Under the Sun Productions.
- Studio Rehearsals: Thursdays 6:00-6:30PM from October 20th to November 17th. (It is expected for all participates to know the choreography prior to official parade rehearsals)
- Mandatory Parade Rehearsals: 11/20/22 Sunday before parade location TBD 5:00-6:15 PM & 11/23/22 Wednesday before parade in telecast area in front of the Philadelphia Art Museum Steps approximate time 7:30-8:30PM more details to arrive in Nov from parade officials.
- Fees: $50 for parade cast members (dancers) $20 for chaperones (limited chaperones this year based on number of participates)
- Who: Anyone ages 8 to Adults! For the first time ever we are offering this opportunity to all BDCS Students!
- Parade performance: 11/24/2022 Thanksgiving Day televised live on 6ABC!
All parade cast participants must be willing to commit to attending all rehearsals at BDCS on Thursdays from 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM from October 20, 2022 to November 17, 2022 to learn the parade choreography. Also attend the official parade rehearsals on Sunday November 20, 2022 5:00 PM- 6:15 PM. Additionally addend the mandatory Wednesday November 23, 2022 approximate time 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM in front of the Philadelphia Art Museum Steps. The participation fee for the parade is $50.00 per cast member. The fee covers all BDCS Studio rehearsals, plus the parade official parade fee. If you are wanting to be a chaperone for the parade there is a $20.00 parade chaperone fee. There may be additional costs for parking, hotel etc.
Click the link below to book your spot for the Thanksgiving Day Parade as a cast member and/or a Chaperone!