DRESS CODE

Ballet/Pointe

Leotard and pink tights.  Hair pulled back and in a bun. Canvas or Leather ballet shoes will be required for regular technique classes, and Director-approved Pointe shoes will be worn for Pointe class.

Tap

Loose fitting pants that are easy to move in and a comfortable shirt.  No jeans!  Hair pulled back and out of the face. Tap Shoes will be worn for this class.

Hip Hop

Baggy clothes (i.e. sweatpants, tanks/tees). No jeans!

Sneakers-any style or combat boots will be worn, but must be used strictly for dance class. Hats and knee pads are suggested, but not required.

Jazz

Students are encouraged to wear what they feel comfortable in along the lines of leotards, tights, shorts or tank tops.  Hair pulled back and out of the face.  Dancers will wear slip-on jazz shoes for this class.

Lyrical/Contemporary

Students are encouraged to wear what they feel comfortable in along the lines of leotards, tights, shorts or tank tops.  Hair pulled back and out of the face.  Dancers may wear “Foot Undeez”, Half-soles, or be barefoot for class.

Musical Theater Dance

Students are encouraged to wear what they feel comfortable in along the lines of leotards, tights, shorts or tank tops.  Hair pulled back and out of the face.  Character shoes are welcome for class, but not required.  This class will wear slip-on jazz shoes.

Acro/Gymnastics

A leotard or sports bra is required for this class, and can be worn with tights, shorts, or leggings. No baggy clothes! Hair pulled back and out of the face.  Gymnasts will be barefoot for classes.

Creative Movement

Any dance wear is welcome for this class!  Hair will be pulled back and out of the face.  Dancers will wear Canvas or Leather ballet shoes.

Performance Team

Students are encouraged to wear what they feel comfortable in along the lines of leotards, tights, shorts or tank tops.  Hair pulled back and out of the face.  All shoes are required for these rehearsals.

 

OTHER POLICIES

Snow Days

During the winter, we are bound to experience some inclement weather.  We will assess the weather and will determine what is safest for our staff and students.  In the case of a snow day, we will post on each of the studio’s social media sites, as well as all of the local news stations.  Makeup days will be made available for classes that experience 2 or more snow days.

Makeup Classes

If a student has to miss a class, they are welcome to come to any class below or at the same level as the one they have missed.  Please contact the studio to schedule.

Class Placement

Students will be placed in classes under the Instructor and Studio Director’s discretion.  We will supply each student with a class recommendation paper to make the registration process easier.  Please understand that there are many factors that go into placement and we will be happy to meet and discuss any questions or concerns you may have.

Handouts

There will be handouts sent home throughout the year.  Please read through them fully!  We want to keep the lines of communication open, so everyone is up to date on important information.  Handouts will also be sent to the email we have on file.

 
 

RULES

 

-At ADA, we hold all students accountable for their behavior and commitment to the studio.  We reserve the right to suspend or terminate any registration should the student not meet with our expectations.

-Students and families are expected to respect the studio and its tidiness. Please be responsible for your own water bottles, candy wrappers, diapers, food and trash.

 

-No street shoes, gum, food or drink is allowed in the dance space at any time.

 

-No student should leave the building without permission.

 

-Please be courteous of the classes that are meeting before and after you and respect other dancers' personal property.

 

-Please remember that excessive absences are a distraction to the entire class as they attempt to learn choreography around missing students. If your child is ill or injured but able to at least come watch the class, it will minimize the disruption. If you are unable to make it to class, please notify the Instructor by leaving a message at the studio.

 

-Have a mutual respect for your teacher, your peers, and the studio.

-Always wear proper dance attire.

 

-Dance shoes are to be worn inside, and street shoes are to be worn outside.  Not vice-versa!

 

-No gum chewing:  Gum damages the floors and is hard to remove.

 

-Show up on time.

 

-Leave the outside world at the door.  If you’re having a unusually rough day, pour your emotions into your movement.

 

-Take criticism and learn from others’ corrections

 

-Give 110% effort and remember to take risks!!

 

-Have a positive attitude and remember to smile!!! ☺

Pricing is based on a monthly tuition schedule. All students enrolled in ongoing classes must pay a registration fee at the time of enrollment. Additional costume and competition fees will be added as required.

One-time Registration $10/student

1 class per week - $50

2 classes per week - $80

3 classes per week - $107

4 classes per week - $132

5 classes per week - $165

6 classes per week - $180

7 classes per week - $200

Unlimited Classes - $215

Family Unlimited Classes - $325 

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