RULES & POLICIES

STUDIO RULES

1. NO FOOD OR DRINKS (EXCEPT WATER) ALLOWED IN THE STUDIO. THIS WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED.

 

2. NO GUM!

 

3. REMEMBER TO USE YOUR INSIDE VOICE IN THE LOBBY AREA DURING CLASS TIME.

 

4. NO ONE IS ALLOWED IN CLASS OTHER THAN DANCERS.

 

5. NO ONE IS ALLOWED IN THE CSD OFFICE EXCEPT CSD STAFF.

 

6. IF YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED AN EMAIL FROM US WITHIN THE FIRST MONTH OF CLASS PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE IMMEDIATELY.

 

7. STUDIO NEWSLETTERS ARE DONE ON A BI-MONTHLY BASIS. THEY WILL BE EMAILED AND ALSO AVAILABLE AT THE FRONT DESK.

 

8. TUITION IS BASED ON ENROLLMENT NOT ATTENDANCE AND WILL NOT BE REFUNDED THEREFORE, SHOULD YOU DECIDE TO DROP CLASS YOU MUST NOTIFY THE OFFICE IMMEDIATELY.

 

9. CSD IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS. THERE IS A LOST AND FOUND IN THE LOBBY OF THE HUNTINGTOWN STUDIO FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE.

 

10. HOLIDAY DATES WILL BE POSTED AT THE STUDIO ALONG WITH NEWSLETTERS AND THROUGH EMAIL.

 

11. CSD GENERALLY FOLLOWS THE CALVERT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR WEATHER RELATED CLOSINGS. PLEASE CHECK THE WEBSITE, EMAIL OR INSTAGRAM FOR CLOSING INFORMATION.

 

12. PLEASE LABEL THE INSIDE OF YOUR STUDENTS DANCE SHOES WITH THEIR NAME OR INITIALS.

 

13. CSD PARENTS IN HUNTINGTOWN MAY ONLY PARK ALONG THE SIDE OF THE BUILDING OR IN THE BACK LOT OF THE STUDIO. DO NOT PARK IN THE MIDDLE SECTION OF THE PARKING LOT AS THIS BELONGS TO BOWEN’S GROCERY AND MR. BOWEN DOES NOT LIKE OUR PARENTS TO PARK IN HIS LOT.

 

 

1. ABSENCE FROM CLASS FOR ILLNESS, VACATION OR INJURY WILL BE EXCUSED AND MAY NE MADE UP IN REGULARLY SCHEDULED CLASSES WITHIN TWO WEEKS OF RETURNING. STUDENTS THAT MISS CLASSES FOR AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES WILL BE MARKED DOWN FOR AN UNEXCUSED ABSENCE FROM CLASS UNLESS ITS FOR A GRADE.

 

2. A STUDENT WHO MISSES THREE CONSECUTIVE CLASSES MUST SCHEDULE A ONE-HOUR PRIVATE LESSON WITH THE INSTRUCTOR IN ORDER TO STAY IN THE SAME CLASS LEVEL. YOU WILL INCUR A PRIVATE FEE FOR THIS LESSON. (THIS WILL BE MANDATORY FOR ALL ADVANCED CLASSES, NO EXCEPTIONS)

3. ALL STUDENTS SHOULD ARRIVE 10 MINUTES BEFORE THEIR SCHEDULED CLASS TIME IN THE PROPER CLASS ATTIRE WITH HAIR DONE.

 

4. ANY STUDENT ARRIVING MORE THAN 10 MINUTES AFTER THE START OF CLASS MAY BE ASKED TO ONLY OBSERVE THE CLASS AS MISSING WARM UPS AND STRETCHES COULD RESULT IN INJURIES.

 

5. STUDENTS NEED TO BE PICKED UP IN THE LOBBY AT THE END OF THE CLASS TIME. ANY STUDENT NOT PICKED UP WITHIN 10 MINUTES WILL BE ASSESSED A $25.00 FEE.

6. NO STUDENT IS ALLOWED TO LEAVE THE BUILDING WITHOUT A PARENT/ GUARDIAN. IF YOUR CHILD DOES LEAVE THE BUILDING, WE WILL NOT ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY.

 

7. DO NOT APPROACH A TEACHER AT THE BEGINNING OR END OF CLASS AT THIS INTRUDES ON CLASS TIME FOR OTHER STUDENTS. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HAVE A CONFERENCE WITH A TEACHER PLEASE INQUIRE AT THE FRONT DESK.

 

8. DANCERS ARE EXPECTED TO SHOW PROPER RESPECT TO ALL TEACHERS, ASSISTANTS, OFFICE STAFF, SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS, AND FELLOW DANCERS AT ALL TIMES. IF A STUDENT DEMONSTRATES A DISRESPECTFUL OR DISRUPTIVE ATTITUDE DURING CLASS THE INSTRUCTOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISMISS THEM FROM CLASS AND PARENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED.

 

9. NO DANCER WILL BE ALLOWED TO LEAVE CLASS DURING INSTRUCTION UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY. ALL STUDENTS SHOULD TAKE CARE OF BATHROOM NEEDS BEFORE CLASS BEGINS.

 

 

 

1. THE ANNUAL RECITAL WILL BE HELD IN JUNE.

 

2. ALL STUDENTS REGISTERED FOR CLASSES WILL BE EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE RECITAL.

 

3. THERE WILL BE A RECITAL FEE FOR EACH STUDENT REGISTERED THAT IS TO BE INCLUDED WITH A COSTUME DEPOSIT. ALL COSTUME BALANCES WILL BE PAID IN FULL BEFORE COSTUMES WILL BE GIVEN OUT

 

4. PARENTS ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY TO PURCHASE ALL MANDATORY ITEMS, TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO JEWELRY, MAKE – UP, RECITAL SHIRTS, TICKETS, ETC.

 

5. EACH PARENT WILL HAVE TO SIGN A RECITAL CONTRACT THAT WILL BE KEPT ON FILE IN THE STUDIO OFFICE.

 

6. THERE IS NO PHOTOGRAPHY OR VIDEOTAPING ALLOWED AT THE RECITAL OR AT DRESS REHEARSALS. THERE WILL BE A PROFESSIONAL VIDEOGRAPHER THERE TO RECORD THE SHOW AND YOU WILL BE ABLE TO PURCHASE VIDEOS FROM THEM. PROFESSIONAL CLASS PICTURES WILL BE TAKEN BEFORE THE RECITAL FOR PURCHASE.

 

7. NO ONE IS PERMITTED TO BE IN THE AUDITORIUM DURING DRESS REHEARSAL. THIS IS A DISTRACTION TO THE PERFORMERS.

CLASS POLICIES

RECITAL POLICIES