Our Policies

RULES & ETIQUETTE

  • Respect your instructors, your fellow students, and most importantly yourself.
  • Pay attention when other students are dancing – you can learn from your peers.
  • Be supportive encouraging to other dancers.
  • Bullying will not be tolerated under any circumstances – ASDC is an inclusive environment, be kind to everyone.
  • No inappropriate language, conversations, or movements. Be a role model for other students.
  • If a dancer is being disruptive, they will be asked to sit out until they are able to compose themselves.
  • It is the discretion of the directors as to which students will be placed in the full-time and part-time competitive companies.
  • Studio directors have the right to combine or cancel classes with less than six students.
  • Please do not bring valuables to the studio. ASDC is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
  • Food and drinks are not permitted in the dressing rooms.
  • ASDC is a PEANUT FREE facility.
  • Unless there is permission from parents or guardians to leave the premises, students are expected to stay in the studio at all times. ASDC is not responsible for dancers that are not in their scheduled classes.
  • It is the responsibility of each parent or guardian to ensure they are receiving all communications, emails and information sent out by the studio.
  • All competitive company dancers are required to purchase ASDC team wear.
  • Students must be on time for class. There is a five-minute leeway. (With exceptions)
  • Parents and guardians are not allowed in the dance studios while classes are taking place, this is extremely disruptive to both students and teachers. Please do not open the doors, kindly come to the front office and we will be happy to assist you.
  • Parents and guardians may not stand in the hallways while classes are taking place. There is a lounge area available if you wish to stay while your child is dancing. 

DRESS CODE

A dress code is enforced to promote focus and a strong work ethic within classes, as well as enabling our educators to see the body placement and alignment of students clearly. Being prepared for class helps dancers feel confident and ready to dance.

  • No wearing jewelry in class.
  • Hair should be neatly pulled back and pinned. Buns are mandatory for ballet.
  • Deodorant should be considered for ages eight and up.
  • Dance shoes and all belongings must be labeled with child’s name.
  • Dance shoes are not to be worn outside. No “outside” shoes in class.
  • Students must be ready and properly dressed before entering the classroom.
  • Students not properly dressed will be asked to observe class.

Baby Boogie

  • Fitted bodysuit
  • Tights are optional
  • Tutus, skirts, tights, welcomed as long as they are not a destraction
  • Hair – pulled back away from face in bun, ponytail or braid
  • Shoes
    • Pink LEATHER ballet shoes (Capizeo or Bloch are recommended)

Ballet

  • Fitted BLACK bodysuit
  • Tights – “Ballet Pink” color convertible/transition tights (hole on bottom of foot | Body Wrappers or Mondor recommended)
  • Hair – pulled back away from face in a bun
  • Shoes
    • Pink ballet shoes (Sancha are recommended)

Tap

  • Bodysuit or crop top and briefs, booty shorts or leggings
  • Hair – pulled back away from face in bun, ponytail or braid
  • Shoes
    • Beige Capezio cuban heel or beige Capezio mary janes

Jazz

  • Bodysuit or crop top and briefs, booty shorts or leggings
  • Hair – pulled back away from face in bun, ponytail or braid
  • Shoes
    • Beige Jazz shoes

Acro

  • Bodysuit or crop top and briefs, booty shorts or leggings
  • Hair pulled back away from face in bun, ponytail or braid
  • Shoes
    • Bare feet

Musical Theatre

  • Bodysuit or crop top and briefs, booty shorts or leggings
  • Hair – pulled back away from face in bun, ponytail or braid
  • Shoes
    • JAZZ - beige Jazz shoes