Model Information Page
This is the curriculum schedule for NOLA18 and StTAM18
If you have questions, please contact your model liaison:
Dawn Gallo  dwgallo@cox.net  877-591-5936 x2  (Salon, Boutique or Rehearsal Questions)
Becky Gilbert 877-591-5936 x4 (Ticket Information, Event Information)

PLEASE PUT THE FOLLOWING DATES ON YOUR CALENDAR:


NOLA18 and StTAM18

Welcome to the You Night Sisterhood!  
To get you started, please do the following things:

1)  Search on Facebook for "You Night Production Team and Role Models" and request to join.  Only You Night participants or alums are allowed to be in this private group.   We share a lot of information, including small group get-togethers, prayer requests, information sharing about doctors, etc.  

2)  Be sure to "Like" the main Facebook page and share it with your friends and family members -- telling them that you will be part of You Night!  Make sure you tell them the date of the Runway Show and Celebration so they can mark their calendars!  
CLICK HERE TO "LIKE" the page:  https://www.facebook.com/YouNightEvents

2018 SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE.
NEW ORLEANS is in BLUE
ST TAMMANY is in RED
OTHER ACTIVITIES are in BLACK (open to all alums and participants)

Click on calendar below for event details:

JANUARY:
  • JAN 18TH - New Orleans Sponsor “Meet and Greet”. A wine and cheese event being held at Bergeron Volvo in Metairie for any company or doctor who needs to know about You Night New Orleans. If you know someone who would be an interested sponsor, please contact Ruth Mora Avila and she will make sure that person gets an invite.

MARCH:
  • March 1st - Model applications are due for both sides of the lake (NOLA and ST TAM)
  • Thursday, March 7th - NOLA Meet and Greet, 6 - 8:30 p.m. (location tbd)
  • Sunday, March 11th - NOLA Candle Pass and Group Photo, 3 - 6 p.m. (location tbd)

APRIL:
  • Saturday, April 7th - NOLA Headshots 9 am - 3 p.m. / Production Team Group Photo 3 - 3:30 pm
  • Saturday, April 21st - NOLA and ST TAM Video Shoot 8 am - 10 a.m. Hair and Make Up / 10 - 1 p.m. Movie Filming
  • Saturday, April 21st - BATTLE OF THE MODELS / 2018 SEASON LAUNCH PARTY / PATRON PARTY -- ALL YN SISTERS (NOLA, ST TAM, ALUMS, PATRONS) 5:30 - 9 p.m.

MAY:
  • Thursday, May 3 - ST TAM Meet and Greet, 6 - 8:30 p.m., Empowerment Center
  • Wednesday, May 9 - NOLA Rehearsal #1, 6 - 8:30 p.m., location tbd
  • Wednesday, May 15 - NOLA Stories due, submit to teamyounight@gmail.com 500 words max
  • Sunday, May 20th - NOLA Rehearsal #2 1- 4 p.m., location tbd
  • May 26th - ROYAL WEDDING Celebration Party (info, date and time to be determined)

JUNE:
  • Thursday, June 7th - ST TAM Candle Pass and Group Photo, 6 - 9 p.m, location tbd
  • Sunday, June 10th - NOLA Rehearsal #3, 1 - 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 16th: ST TAMMANY HEAD SHOTS 9 - 3 P.M.
  • Thursday, June 21st, YN TEAM sets up retreat (OPEN TO COMMITTEE ONLY)
  • Friday, June 22 - Sunday June 24, ALL SISTERS You Night Retreat Arrival 3 p.m. - 7
  • June 25 - 29th - NOLA Salon Consults
  • July 1st EARLY BIRD TICKET DEADLINE, NOLA. Order tickets by today to receive the early bird discount. All tickets after this date are $125.

JULY:
  • ***sometime in June and July the alums will have practice for THUNDERDOME dates tba
  • July 8 - 22nd, NOLA Boutique Appointments
  • Sunday, July 8 - NOLA Rehearsal #4, 1 - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 15 - NOLA Rehearsal #5, 1 - 4 p.m
  • Sunday, July 22 - NOLA Rehearsal #6, 1 - 4 p.m. Last day to guarantee your family and friends can sit in your section. After this date, your guests will have to sit in any open non-reserved seat.
  • Wednesday, July 25 - ALUMS Rehearsal 4 - 6 p.m, NOLA Rehearsal 6 - 9 p.m. All outfits from all three collections should be brought to the Contemporary Arts Center by 6 p.m. and staged in the dressing room
  • Thursday, July 26th - YOU NIGHT NOLA 2018 (ALUMS and NOLA arrive by 4 p.m.)

AUGUST:
  • Thursday, August 16th: NOLA Video Viewing Party 6 - 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 19th: ST TAM Rehearsal #1, 1 -4 p.m. @Stone Creek Club and Spa

SEPTEMBER
  • Saturday, September 1st: ST TAM Stories Due submit to teamyounight@gmail.com 500 words max
  • Sunday, September 9th: ST TAM Rehearsal #2, 1 - 4 p.m., Stone Creek Club and Spa
  • September 17 - 21st: ST TAM Salon Consults
  • Sunday, September 23: ST TAM Rehearsal #3, 1 - 4 p.m., @Stone Creek Club and Spa
  • Sunday, September 30: ST TAM Rehearsal #4, 1 - 4 p.m.. @Stone Creek Club and Spa

OCTOBER
  • October 7 - 21st - ST TAM Boutique Assignments
  • Sunday, October 14: ST TAM Rehearsal #5, 1 - 4 p.m.. @Stone Creek Club and Spa
  • Sunday, October 21: ST TAM Rehearsal #6 8:30 - 10:30 a.m., Alum Rehearsal 10:30 - 11:30 am, @Stone Creek Club and Spa
  • Wednesday, October 24: ALUM Rehearsal 4 - 6 p.m.,
  • ST TAM Rehearsal 6 - 9 p.m at Castine Center. All outfits from all three collections should be brought to the Castine Center by 6 p.m. and staged in the dressing room
  • Thursday, October 25th: YOU NIGHT ST TAM, ALL SISTERS arrive by 4 p.m at Castine Center

NOVEMBER


DECEMBER
  • Wednesday, December 5th: ST TAM Video Viewing Party 6- 9 p.m. Movie Tavern
  • CHRISTMAS PARTY date tba

GROUP PHOTOS and CANDLE PASS
(Do whatever you can to be here!  This is a pivotal moment in the start of your You Night training.  Models will be introduced to the team, learn runway and photography posing posing techniques a techniques, followed by a candle pass.  DRESS CODE FOR GROUP PHOTO is dark jeans and a black shirt.  Alums should wear white shirts and blue jeans.)  

INDIVIDUAL HEAD SHOTS-- you will be signing up for a 15 minute session
Come hair and make-up ready.  Wear solids.  Jewel tones photograph beautifully, but any solids are fine -- just no patterns, please!

VIDEO SHOOT
We're going to have some fun as we film you in a music video that will be played at You Night.  More details will be provided soon.

SALON CONSULTATIONS: Once we assign you to your salon, you will visit your salon stylist and have a consultation to discuss your hair needs (cut, highlights, color and styling ideas for You Night). During your consultation you need to schedule your cut and color appointments that should take place about 3 weeks before You Night and then confirm appointment for the DAY OF You Night.  These services are being GIFTED TO YOU!  

LAUNCH PARTY at MOVIE SETS OF SLIDELL:  This is an event where we introduce you officially to the public and where the models will get to meet our Legacy Partner Sponsors.  More info soon.

July 22-24  Retreat -  Franklinton (optional activity)  
This is our third annual You Night retreat.  More info coming soon!

STORIES:   Your stories will be due approximately 2 months prior to the Runway Show and Celebration.  Stories should be TYPED and NOT FORMATTED (no PDF files!).  Keep stories under 500 words.  

PRACTICES BEGIN: Please come wearing heels to practice walking in. TIP: If you come wearing something you feel pretty in, you'll feel more confident as you practice! Bring bottled water and if you need it, a snack. 

IF YOUR FRIENDS OR FAMILY MEMBERS ASK ABOUT TICKETS:  Please let them know that tickets will be available on line soon, and that we have an early bird ticket price of $100, and and regular price of $125.  We do always sell out and we do have a mandatory deadline for your reserved seating so make sure you start getting the word out.  More information will be provided at the Launch Party.

StTam18 Maps

StTam18 "Meet and Greet" will be at the ​​You Night Empowerment Center unless stated otherwise.

Address to Empowerment Center:  234 Lee Ln, Covington, LA 70433
St Tam rehearsals will be at Stonecreek:
1201 Ochsner Blvd, Covington, LA 70433

Address to Castine Center in Mandeville for Stage Rehearsal on Wednesday, October 25th and You Night October 26th

NOLA18 Maps

NOLA maps will be coming soon. 

Address to Franco's
2116 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130:

ADDITIONAL INFO

We know this requires a time commitment from each of you, but we promise it's worth it! This "You Night Empowerment  Experience" has a retail value of $5,000 per participant. It is our desire that this experience gifts you with life skills, love, friendship, support and celebration that you can take with for years to come. We look forward to another amazing year and an unbelievable experience!

BOUTIQUE ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN APPROXIMATELY 2 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE RUNWAY SHOW
NOTE:  You will be walking the runway three times, wearing formal wear, boutique and a third outfit (to be announced).  You will be required to visit all three boutiques to select an outfit.  This will take place approximately TWO WEEKS prior to the runway show.

SALON ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED APPROXIMATELY 3 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE RUNWAY SHOW
Your stylist will be providing hair and make up the day of the event, plus cuts and highlights approximately 3-4 weeks prior to the event.  
These services are being GIFTED TO YOU from our partner salons.  Please consider tipping your stylists, who are donating their time.
For your runway training sessions, please bring bottled water, snacks if you need them and wear an outfit that you feel amazing in.  Please wear shoes with heels (no sandals, tennis shoes or flip flops).
 
What YOU can be doing right now:
Love on yourself!  Get healthy!  Start telling your friends and family about the event.  Make sure your out-of-town guests have this event on their calendar.   We look forward to meeting and working with each of you!