ATTENDANCE

IN THE EVENT OF ABSENCE, MAKE-UP CLASSES ARE AVAILABLE. WE ENCOURAGE DANCERS TO MAKE UP THE CLASS WITH-IN THAT SAME MONTH IF POSSIBLE, OR IF YOU KNOW IN ADVANCE YOUR CHILD WILL BE ABSENT, HAVE THE MAKE UP DONE BEFORE JANUARY 1ST. THERE ARE NO DEDUCTIONS ON MONTHLY TUITION DUE TO ABSENCE.PLEASE SPEAK DIRECTLY WITH MISS COLLEEN WITH QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS.

 

BEHAVIOR

OUR HOPE IS TO BUILD COMMUNITY INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF THE STUDIO. WE WANT YOUR CHILD TO FEEL SAFE. NO TEASING, HORSEPLAY, FOUL LANGUAGE OR DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR IS ALLOWED. MPAC RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISMISS ANY STUDENT(S) FROM CLASS FOR INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR.

 

CLASS ATTIRE

A NEAT APPEARANCE HELPS YOUR CHILD FEEL LIKE A DANCER, AND REALIZE THAT DANCE CLASS IS A SPECIAL. DANCERS SHOULD WEAR FORM FITTING CLOTHES THEY FEEL COMFORTABLE MOVING IN. LEOTARDS ARE ENCOURAGED BUT NOT REQUIRED. PLEASE NO JEWELRY.

 

STUDIO HOLIDAYS

THE STUDIO WILL BE CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY, THANKSGIVING,BLACK FRIDAY (THE FRIDAY AFTER THANKSGIVING) AND MEMORIAL DAY! MPAC WILL NOT HOLD CLASSES ON THESE DATES AND MAKE UP CLASSES WILL NOT SCHEDULED. PLEASE ATTEND ANY OTHER CLASS TO MAKE UP THE CLASS TIME. WE RECOMMEND ATTENDING A MAKE UP CLASS BEFORE JANUARY 1ST WHEN CLASSES ARE WORKING ON CHOREOGRAPHY FOR THE RECITAL.

 

SNOW DAYS

SNOW DAYS WILL BE CALLED FOR THE SAFTEY OF EVERYONE! MAKE UP CLASSES WILL NOT SCHEDULED. PLEASE ATTEND ANY OTHER CLASS TO REDEEM THE MISSed CLASSES TIME.

 

 

Studio Rules

 

  • Student should not touch mirrors, hang on ballet bars or Jump on the mats.

  • Please have all dancers use the rest room before class.

  • No food or drink is allowed on the dance floor.

  • Only water will be allowed during class. There is no eating while class is in session.

  • Ballet and Tap shoes are required for all Ballet/Tap combo classes.

  • Dancers should have hair pulled back in a ponytail, bun or braid. There should be no hair hanging in the dancer’s face. We provide hair ties at the front desk if they are needed.

  • Please nositting during class (unless asked). The chairs are for the audience (parents) and the window ledge is for no one.

  • MPAC staff is happy to help dancers change from Ballet to Tap shoes but we do ask that if you are at the studio with your child please help your child change their shoes.

  • The audience should be respectful of the dancers and keep the volume down and distractions to a minimum.

  • No Street shoes are allowed on the dance floor.

  • No gum allowed in class.

  • Students must wait inside the building to be picked up.

 

Health

You know your child best!  Please do not bring your child to dance class if they are sick. 

Your child should NOT come to class if he or she has/is:

A fever of 100 degrees F (orally) or higher in the past 24 hours WITHOUT fever-reducing medication

Vomiting or diarrhea in the past 24 hours

An undiagnosed skin rash

Untreated live head lice

 

Our policies follow the Minneapolis school system.