I. Prior to Classes Starting – Items Needed to Purchase
A. All dancers must have their own blanket at least 5’ x 5’ – labeled with last names. It is
recommended to wash this blanket every day or have a 2nd & 3rd blanket.
B. All dancers must have their own water bottle & hand towel – labeled with last names.
C. All dancers must have a dance bag – labeled with last names, big enough to house
your children’s clothes & street shoes also all labeled with last names.
D. Have your child put on her/his ballet shoes & pointe shoes NOW. Chances are the
shoes may not fit anymore. They should be practicing in them right now.
II. Guidelines for Staff & Students
A. We are following the guidelines issued by the Governor.
B. We will teach the students to be respectful of those who are more cautious and want to
wear masks, wash their hands often, etc.
C. We will remind the kids to respect social distancing.
III. Summer School Changes
A. Class sizes are limited so dancers can remain 6’ apart.
B. There will be 4 levels, rather than 3 levels.
C. Ballet students must have taken 2 times per week or more last year in order to attend
summer school this year unless given special permission.
D. We will not be able to have our end of summer school performance.
E. We had to cancel the Student Choreography classes – I’m so sorry!
F. Ballet Level 4 will be rehearsing Little Mermaid – Levels 2 & 3 will be learning dances
from The Nutcracker.
G. We will be auditioning all company dancers for Nutcracker roles during the first two
days of summer school.
IV. Check your child before sending to class
A. One of our staff members will be stationed at the door to take temperatures.
B. Please take your child’s temperature before leaving the house every day & do not go
to dance if there is a temperature or any signs of illness. We will call you & ask you
to pick your child up if we see or hear signs.
C. If a child doesn’t feel well, we will have them call home & be picked up.
V. Sanitizing the Studios
A. The studios will be thoroughly cleaned before classes start this summer and maintained
throughout the week.
B. Barres will be sanitized before every class. Common surfaces will be cleaned often.
C. We will encourage children to wash their hands before & after each class.
D. We will have hand sanitizer available for anyone who uses it.
VI. Dress Code
A. Come to the studio already dressed in your dance wear.
B. Girls - wear leotards and tights only – all labeled with last names.
C. It is recommended to only wear a sundress to class, if that.
D. Boys – Snug T-shirt (Under Armour preferred) and dance pants, dance shorts or tights.
E. Hair should be in a bun and must be done BEFORE arriving at studio
F. There will be NO LOST & FOUND until further notice.
G. All items must be labeled with your last name. Anything left will be thrown away.
VII. Extra People in the Studio
A. No one will be allowed to enter the studio except the staff & dancers.
B. Someone will be at the door to help with drop off and again with pick-ups. Times TBA.
C. Dancers must be picked up at their designated finishing times. No lingering.
VIII. Inside the Studios
A. Students will not be able to use the lockers. They will go into their designated studio
as soon as they arrive and they will stay in that room until they leave, except for lunch.
B. Students will place their belongings, including their lunch, inside their dance bag and
leave it in a designated dressing room – spaced 6’ apart.
C. There will be limited seating inside the studio.
IX. Taking Class
A. Dancers will put their towel on the barre and then hold the towel, rather than the barre.
B. Towels will go home with dancers every day to be washed or get a new one.
C. Dancers will be reminded to remain 6’ apart at all times.
D. Students will be not be allowed to touch each other or hold hands or partner.
E. Teachers will remain hands free and will have to instruct verbally, not manually.
F. Teachers will be the only ones to operate the stereo systems.
G. It is not required for students to wear masks, but teachers will be wearing masks.
X. Office Area
A. No one will be allowed in the School office except staff.
B. Students may continue to buy water & snacks but will remain outside the office and
buy water or snacks through Mrs. Greene or a staff member.
C. We will not have candy treats available for summer school.
D. Tuition balance is expected to be paid by July 17 so I can buy more Purell.
A. Children will go outside during their half hour lunch. They will be supervised by staff.
B. Children will bring out their yoga mat or blanket to sit on during lunch. They will sit
on the sidewalk, either upstairs or downstairs – weather permitting.
C. Lunchtime may be staggered depending on the number of children attending summer
A. Class levels will be dismissed at staggering times.
B. Teachers will be assigned to dismiss the students.
C. Please be aware of your child’s dismissal time TBA & be prompt to pick up.
D. We will continue to have some sort of water fun on Fridays if it is hot.