Studio Rules & Policies
School Cancellation Policy:
For cancellations we follow the Newburyport school system. If it cancels, we cancel, which includes snow days, (& other inclement weather), and holidays, but does not include teacher workshops or the like. If there's a delayed start, we run classes. If an early dismissal please confirm with us through outgoing phone message and/or website.
Proper attire for teen and children (5 & over) Ballet class is: Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair in a bun, no dangly jewelry; NO sweat pants, pajama pants, street clothes, oversized anything. Dancers may layer during the cold months, but must have proper attire underneath. Tap shoes: non-character style, so low heel oxford, or with buckle or pull-on.
Non-ballet classes: Dance wear/active wear. Bare feet, or shoes specified by instructor.
At The Dance Place there is a no bullying policy in effect at all time. No student or teacher shall engage in any type of bullying at any time. All persons in the studio will be treated with respect and dignity. If a person feels bullied in the studio at any time, that person is encouraged to report the incident(s) of bullying to a teacher and / or parent immediately.
Actions will be taken to remediate bullying. An act of bullying will not be tolerated and could result in the student being removed from the studio.
Acts of bullying include any physical contact with the intent to harm, verbal harassment, and physical harassment, spreading rumours about other students and or teachers, ignoring other students and or teachers by singling someone out.