Studio Policies

REGISTRATION

A non-refundable registration fee of $10.00 per student is required yearly at the time of registration, along with a completed registration form.

DRESS REQUIREMENTS

  1. Pink ballet shoes (properly fitted, please) for all ballet/pointe classes.
  2. Black tap shoes (may be needed, depending on the class). Replace ribbons with black 1/4" elastic loop.
  3. Dance shoes must be marked with student’s name or initials.
  4. Dancer must wear leotard, tights, unitards, etc. (no tights that have visible difference in weave at panty area).
    NO STREET CLOTHES; NO UNDIES (Ballerinas wear tights instead). Failure to comply can result in the student being told to sit out the class.
  5. Skirts are allowed for ballet (no longer than above the knee).
  6. Hair secured away from face (no headbands that fall off).
  7. No jewelry except stud-type earrings.

RULES

  1. No gum chewing in the Studio.
  2. Do not wear dance shoes outside; no street shoes allowed in the Studio.
  3. Please use the restroom before or after class.
  4. Teachers are responsible for students only during class time.
  5. Ballet barres are to help dancers balance and stretch; they are not for climbing on.
  6. Only water is to be brought into the Studio to drink; no food.
  7. Parents to check waiting room weekly for notices or notes to go home.
  8. A student who arrives late for class may be told to sit out the class.

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

The following days are the ONLY times that classes are NOT SCHEDULED:

  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
  • Christmas Break (according to Michigan City Area Schools)
  • Spring Break (according to Michigan City Area Schools)

SNOW POLICY

If Michigan City Area Schools are canceled due to the weather, dance classes are also canceled and may be made up.

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