POLICIES

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CLASS PLACEMENT

Students are placed in classes according to age and ability level. If s/he feels the student is not in the appropriate class, the teacher may move adjust the student’s class placement.

CLASS ATTENDANCE

Regular attendance is essential to ensure proper development. Excessive tardiness and absences will not be tolerated. If a student misses a class, s/he can make it up within that paid month in any similar class. (You may ask your instructor for available make-up options.)

REFUNDS

NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN FOR CLASSES MISSED. If you decide to withdraw from the studio, we must receive a 30-day notice in writing or you will be responsible for the tuition covering that 30-day period. There are no exceptions to this policy.

STUDIO ETIQUETTE

-Students must wear a cover-up to and from TDS at all times.
-Students may not wear dance shoes outside TDS.
-Students may not wear jewelry of any kind in class. (Stud earrings are permitted.)
-Please do not leave young children unattended at anytime.
-Yelling or horseplay inside TDS are not allowed.
-Parents and visitors watching in the lobby must not disturb students or instructors while class is in session, unless it is an emergency.
-If a student is more than 15 minutes late, s/he may be asked to watch class.  Tardiness affects the teacher, the students and the entire  tone of the class.  Parents and students should make every effort to be on time and ready when class begins.
-Teachers reserve the right to dismiss any student who disturbs the class at any time.
-TDS reserves the right to cancel a class if there is low enrollment.
-TDS is not responsible for stolen or lost property. (Label ALL dancewear and shoes with your child’s name)
-Cell phones are not permitted in the dance rooms.
-Students may bring a water bottle to class but must keep it in their dance bag.
-Snacks are not allowed in dance rooms.
-Parents must pick their child up on time! Instructors are not responsible for watching students who are not picked up on time.

DRESS CODE

Ballet- Attire: black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes.  Hair: in a bun
Jazz/Contemporary/Stretch & Musical Theater- Attire: form fitting dance clothes, black jazz shoes. Hair: pulled back out of face
Tap- Attire: form fitting dance clothes, black tap shoes.  Hair: pulled back out of face
Hip Hop- Attire: anything you can move in and feel comfortable wearing, sneakers.  Hair: pulled back out of face.
Kids ‘N’ Motion – Attire:  leotard and tights (NO UNDERWEAR), pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes. Hair: pulled back out of face
Boys- Attire: T-shirt, shorts or pants (NOT TOO BAGGY) black ballet shoes, black jazzshoes, black tap shoes.  Hair: combed away from the face.

No jewelry of any kind should be worn in class. (Stud earrings are ok)
DRESS CODE IS STRICTLY ENFORCED!!!

RECITAL FEE

The Dance Spot will conduct an annual recital each June. Costumes will range in price ($65-$75 each) and a recital fee of $50 per dancer and $75 per family is required. (This fee will go towards the auditorium and 2-4 tickets per dancer) Extra tickets will be available for purchase.