Our 15+ years of dance performance videography experience brings out the best of your performance on video. We use two cameras to capture every moment of your choreography. Our closeup camera captures solo moments and smaller groups. We also know how important it is to show the full movement and patterns onstage, and our wide camera keeps the full group in its shot to showcase your choreography.
Our focus on audio recording is what makes our finished videos stand out. We typically make three redundant audio recordings of every event, using the following:
A mounted microphone placed on our camera for general house recording.
A stereo pair of small microphones that we place at the front of your stage to capture tap dancing feet or dancer vocalizations.
A direct feed of your music from your house sound system, when available.
Our editors then create the best audio mix for your production.
For young dancers, we make an exception to our rule of never cutting choreography, because we know that parents want to see their own up close. We alternate full group footage with small group footage, which gives each dancer a special moment onscreen during their time on stage.
Most dance performances consist mostly of individual dance groups/routines. Our digital download package includes a video file of the full event as well as a complete collection of short video files, each containing one dance. This allows you to easily share just your own performance with friends and family, and is like having a ready-made dance demo reel that showcases your performance.
Titles and DVDs
Our title credits give your video a finished look. Using the information in your program, we create a main title at the start and scrolling credits at the end of your video. For dance recitals containing many individual dances, we start each dance with its own title. Our DVDs include custom chapters presented in a polished DVD menu that uses stills taken from the performance video, so you can watch the full show, or jump to your favorite parts with ease.
Why We Specialize
Our videographers are expertly trained in the specific techniques that create a professional quality dance video. Our knowledge of dance videography has brought us long-term relationships with major dance studios including the Peridance Capezio Center in NYC and Studio L in New Jersey, as well as many other dance schools in the Tri-state area. Please inquire to see examples of our beautiful dance videography.