guidelines

Classes Start 9/11/2017

Please read carefully and record all dates!

ATTENDANCE AND PROMPTNESS ARE PART OF DANCE DISCIPLINE!!! BE IN CLASS ON TIME! IF A DANCER IS LATE TO CLASS THE INSTRUCTOR HAS THE RIGHT TO HAVE THE DANCER OBSERVE THE REMAINING PORTION OF THE CLASS DUE TO LACK OF WARM UP. IF THE TEACHER IS NOT IN CLASS IN BETWEEN CLASSES START STRETCHING AND WARMING UP!!! IF THERE IS AN EMERGENCY AND YOUR CHILD IS LATE PLEASE CALL. THIS SHOWS RESPECT FOR THE TEACHER AND OTHER CLASS MATES. IF THERE IS AN ISSUE THAT NEEDS TO BE DISCUSSED, PLEASE MAKE TIME TO TALK TO THE TEACHER OR MISS CELESTE IN PRIVATE.

SIBLINGS AND PARENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO INTERRUPT ANY CLASS WHILE IT IS IN SESSION. THIS IS DISTRACTING TO THE STUDENTS AND TEACHERS.

ALL DANCERS MUST WEAR THE PROPER UNIFORM TO CLASS. PLEASE RESPECT YOUR TEACHER/STUDIO'S RULES.

ATTIRE:


All Ballet and Pointe classes: Pink tights, pink ballet shoes, and proper leotard (4 years and under - pink, beginner through senior - black) Hair in a bun.

All Hip Hop classes: Be Creative!!! Comfortable clothes and clean sneakers.

All other classes: pink, black, or tan tights, black leotard and hair pulled back off the face. Proper shoes for class. (Jazz - tan jazz booties by Bloch,

Tap - black or tan tap shoes, Acro and Modern - bare feet). Please understand that at this time, we do not know what color or style of shoe will be needed with recital costume. The correct color and style of shoe will need to be purchased to go along with the recital costume at the time of recital.

Team and Solo Requirements: To be eligible to be on the performance team or perform a solo, all dancers are required to take Ballet, Jazz, and 2 other techniques throughout the season. Dancers must have also taken the requirements for 4 weeks of summer classes in 2017.

DANCE WITH CELESTE WEBSITE: Please refer to the website (www.dancewithceleste.com) for any new information that might be posted. Facebook posts will be scrolling on the website so that you can see any new updates. Check the website frequently. You can also check out our Facebook page. Please give us an updated email to receive important news. EMAIL WILL BE THE PRIMARY SOURCE FOR DWC NEWS! If you are not receiving emails please refer to any news that is posted at the studio. Please look for it.

NO FOOD OR DRINK: We are trying to keep a clean, safe environment for our kids. Water is always permitted especially for our dancers!

MAKE UP CLASSES: If your child was absent and would like to make up the class please ask Miss Celeste or the teacher for the class day and time.

INCLEMENT WEATHER: If weather is questionable please check the website or Facebook page to see if classes are cancelled. It will only be on the Website Facebook scroll or Facebook page. Please do not call the studio for this type of information. You will not be called or emailed. If a class is cancelled and you would like to make it up please ask Miss Celeste or the teacher for the class day and time.

TENTATIVE RECITAL AND DRESS REHEARSAL: Our 2018 recital and tech rehearsal will be at Bensalem High School! TENTATIVE DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS: Tech Rehearsal is June 22, 2018. Recital Date is June 23, 2018. The Recital and Rehearsal schedule will be given closer to the date. Please keep all dates open. *** Tech rehearsal on June 22nd will require NO COSTUME!!! We will have a dress rehearsal at each class at Dance With Celeste the week of: June 11th - 16th, 2018.

PARENT VOLUNTEERS FOR THE RECITAL: Volunteers are always appreciated at Dance With Celeste's Recital. We will be having volunteer parent meetings at your child's class during the dress rehearsal week of June 11th to 16th , 2018. All volunteers will receive a bracelet to wear backstage.

YOU MUST BE PRESENT AT THE DRESS REHEARSAL TO RECEIVE YOUR BRACELET. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A BRACELET YOU MAY NOT BE A VOLUNTEER. Please understand that this is for the safety of the students.

RECITAL /PICTURE DAY ATTIRE: In addition to the costume your child will be required to wear the assigned tights, shoes, and accessories. The list will be out after costume choices have been made by the teachers. All students will be wearing hair in a bun in the center back of the head. All dancers will also be required to wear rhinestone earrings. Attitudes Dancewear also have special events at our studio. This is a convenient time to purchase the CORRECT items. Look for announcements about upcoming dates.

5, 10 and 15 YEAR STUDENTS: Please give your name at the desk so the proper award will be given at the recital.

PICTURE DAY: Date is TBA. Pictures are taken by Showstopper Photography (All Students will be in class picture displayed on the studio wall) - schedule will be given closer to the date.

TICKET SALES DAY: Date is TBA. Tickets are sold on a first come first serve basis online through TuTu Tix! All tuition must be paid in full to purchase recital tickets. Shows do sell out. Please get your tickets soon after they go on sale.

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS:


Thanksgiving - Wednesday, November 22nd - November 26th, 2017
(classes resume 11/27/17)

Christmas/Winter Break - Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 - January 2nd,2018
(classes resume 1/3/18)

Easter/Spring Break - Wednesday, March 28th - April 3rd, 2018
(classes resume 4/4/18)

Memorial Day - Friday, May 25th - May 28th, 2018
(classes resume 5/29/18)
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