Studio Policies

Dress Code

All dancers must arrive in the appropriate dress for class.  Dancers will not be allowed to dance in school or street clothes.  Hair must be pulled back and out of the dancer’s face at all times. Please label ALL dance shoes, clothing and accessories with the student’s name.  No jewelry is allowed during class, with the exception of stud earrings.

Preschool - 1st Grade

  • Pink Ballet Shoes

  • Black Tap Shoes

  • Black Jazz Slip on Shoes (not required for preschool)

  • Any color leotard w/ tights

2nd-6th Grade

  • Pink Ballet Shoes

  • Black Lace-up Tap Shoes

  • Black Jazz Slip on Shoes

  • Any solid color leotard w/ tights or form fitting shorts/leggings

7th-12th Grade

  • Pink Ballet Shoes

  • Modern/Lyrical Shoes (aka Twilas) are recommended

  • Black Lace-up Tap Shoes

  • Black Jazz Slip on Shoes

  • Black leotard or dance tank w/ tights or form fitting dance leggings

  • Hair in bun for ballet

Dance pants are allowed for tap and jazz, but they must be worn over leotard clothing in case they need to be taken off for instruction/corrections so the teacher can see proper body alignment and placement.

Hip Hop

Street clothes and sneakers are allowed for Hip Hop Classes, so long as they allow free movement.

 
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Attendance

Good attendance is a must in order to fully benefit from class each week.  Please make it a point to be there and be on time. Each class begins with a warm up and it is crucial the student does not miss warming up to avoid injury.

 

 

Students are not to be dropped off more than 10 minutes before their class begins and should be picked up within 10 minutes of their class ending.  Belle Studio LLC cannot guarantee supervision of your child(ren) outside of this time frame.

 

 

If you wish to drop a class, we only ask you give us notice before the end of the month, so we can extend an invitation to the next student on the waiting list.  No refunds will be issued for any unattended classes.

 
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Discipline

Belle Studio is an encouraging and uplifting environment, rule breaking or any disrespectful or disruptive behavior will be dealt with by removing the student from the dance room and the student needing to be picked up immediately. We are very big on communication and will work with the parents in trying to find the cause and a solution to the issue.

 

Visitors

We love parent involvement, but we do ask that you view from the window to avoid interrupting or distracting the class. We want every minute of class to count and even the smallest interruption can take precious time to recover from. We hope to have secure web-viewing in the near future as well.

 

Holidays & Inclement Weather

Belle Studio is closed for the following holidays:

          Thanksgiving - November 26-27, 2020

          Christmas - December 24-26, 2020

          New Year’s - December 31 - January 1, 2021

Tuition Classes will not meet on the following days:

          Thanksgiving Break - November 23-28, 2020

          Christmas/New Year's Break - December 21, 2020 - January 8, 2021

          Spring Break - March 15-19, 2021

Please refer to the Studio Calendar for special dates and hours.

For bad weather days, an email and text alert will go out if we are NOT having classes.  Be sure to follow us on social media as well for up-to-date information.

 
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