RMSA Jazz & Contemp Christmas Performances Info

Every year in November/December RMSA Academy Jazz classes, some contemporary classes, and some older Nutcracker roles participate in FREE Christmas Dance Performances in Cody. All students registered for a jazz class and some contemporary classes, perform in the events listed below. Exact performance details will be listed on class & nutcracker calendars and you will be notified via app push notifications; make sure you're opted into your specific dance academy group & "RMSA Jazz/Christmas Performances"

2023 Performances 

  • Brookdale Absaroka Assisted Living; TBD
    • Call times for performers:
      • Ac 1-2B TBD
      • Ac 3B+ and Nutcracker Roles TBD
  • RMSA Holiday Open House (ALL Academy Jazz & some Contemporary & some Nutcracker Roles; Friday, Dec 1, 2023 AT THE CODY THEATRE; downtown. Free admission; doors open at 6:00.
    • Call times for performers:
      • Ac 1-3; 5:45
      • Ac 3b+ and Nutcracker 5:30

Costume, Hair & Makeup

Dancers do have required items they will need for these performances; please see links below for what is provided and what performers need to have.

Christmas Costumes are provided for the Christmas performances, but they must be returned to RMSA.  The date for return is on your calendar.  Please note: If a costume is not returned, a $65 fee will be added to your account.  If a costume is returned late, a $35 fee will be added to your account.


  • Jazz & Contemporary all hair pulled back into a mid-high pony; no bangs or whisps. Feel free to curl pony tail.
  • Nutcracker is ALWAYS secure bun; no bangs. Take note if bun needs to be higher or lower due to costume hats. BRING LOTS OF BOBBY PINS

Make up: Light Make-up is to enhance natural beauty as stage lights can wash/white faces out NOT to overwhelm.

  • Light Foundation, Light blush, mascara, and mauve lipstick is appropriate. No eyeshadow.

2023 Nutcracker Roles Performing at Holiday Open House 2023 Christmas Performances

  • Clowns
  • All others TBD