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Pre Company Handbook 2012-13

Pre Company Handbook 2012-13

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Mini & Pre-Company DanceHandbook 2012-2013
General Information
The Above the Barre Dance Academy competitive team is comprised of Pre-Companyand Company.
Pre-Company has two levels based on age and skill level,
This handbook applies to both levels of
The purpose of the Pre-Company is to be a part of team, improve dance skills, havefun and perform on stage at local venues.
Chelsie Klein is the owner and director of Above the Barre Dance Academy Company.
Jennifer Lowe is the assistant director of Above the Barre Dance Academy Company.
Any issues relating to Above the BarreDance Academy that arenot covered in thishandbook, the website or the annual informational meeting are to be addressed to theCompany Director(s) electronically atabovethebarre@gmail.com.
Phone or face to face meetings can be scheduled outside of instructional time.
All information will be supplied to parents by email and/or informational handouts.
all/Spring Technique Classes
Dancers will be placed in mini company or pre-company based on age and skill level.
Mini Company is required to take mini company class and junior acro.
Pre-Company is required to take pre-company ballet/lyrical, pre-company jazz and tap.Optional classes are acro and hip hop.
Company dancers may take additional technique classes as approved by thecompany instructors. The Company Director(s) have final approval.
Company dancers are not allowed to take technique classes at another studio withoutthe written consent of the Company Directors.
Technique classes will be held from September to May for all mini and pre-companydancers.
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Dancers are expected to attend all company classes. You are allowed to be absentTWO times per class, any absences greater than TWO will be required to be made up.Please ask the instructor for an appropriate class to attend AND schedule attendancein that class with the front desk. Make up classes need to occur within 14 days of theadditional absences.
Dancers MUST attend ALL company classes 7 days prior to a scheduled competition.If you are sick, but not contagious it is required that you come and observe.
Monthly Tuition is based on the weekly total hours of enrolled classes.
There is a sibling discount of 20% per additional sibling. The highest enrollment will bepaid first with the discount applied to all additional siblings.
Tuition is paid on the first of the month by auto-pay. Tuition may be paid by cash orcheck prior to the first of the month.
Tuition is non-refundable and not prorated.
Required Group(s), Choreography/Rehearsal and Fees
Mini Company and Pre-Company members will be required to participate in one grouproutine with the possibility of a second group routine.
Group rehearsal is during scheduled class time during the week.
There is no additional choreography/rehearsal fee for mini company or pre-company. Itis included in the monthly tuition.
Some group rehearsals will be videotaped by the instructor leading the rehearsal. Thevideo will be made available on you tube through a private account so that dancerscan access it for review at home.
Solo/Duo/Trio and Fees
Mini Company and Pre-Company Members are eligible for a solo, duo, trio and/orprivate lessons.
Mini and pre-company may schedule private lessons with any instructor at Above theBarre Dance Academy for additional technique practice, solo, duo and/or triorehearsals.
The cost per half hour private lesson for trio is $11 per dancer.
The cost per half hour private lesson for duo is $16 per dancer.
The cost per half hour private lesson for solo is $25.
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Accepted forms of payment for private lessons include cash or check. If your privatelesson is with Chelsie Klein, you may also pay with a credit card.
Solo fees are the same for all company instructor(s). Payment is due immediatelyfollowing the lesson. Payments must remain current in order to continue to scheduleprivate lessons.
There are no sibling discounts for private lessons.
There is a one-time charge for music of $15 per solo, duo and/or trio. If you are doinga duo or trio, the fee is split amongst the dancers. This fee is due on August 21, 2012.
The amount owed and a late fee of $20 will automatically be charged if payment is notreceived by August 26
to the credit card on file. This fee is non-refundable. 
Group costumes for Mini Company and Pre-Company will not exceed $150 per grouproutine.
Group costume deposits will be paid in the amount of
in the months of September,October and November
equaling $150 per costume
that includes rhinestones,accessories and tights, but excludes shoes. This fee is non-refundable.
These fees are due on the 15
of the month.
There are no sibling discounts for costumes.
Accepted forms of payment include cash, check or charge.
Costumes will be distributed to parents upon arrival at the studio.
Solo, duo and trio costumes will be coordinated with the company instructor, parentand dancer regarding design and/or selection.
Solo, duo and trio costumes may be purchased through second hand costume salessuch as P&D Costume Sale, CostumeSwap.com or other. Approval must be receivedfrom the company instructor(s).
Solo, duo and trio costumes can be custom made, if desired.
Hair, Make Up and Team Apparel
The Company has a standard hairstyle for most of the group routines. The hairstyle willbe announced at the hair and make-up clinic
Above the Barre Dance Academy has a recommended and required set of make up.
The recommended eye shadow colors are a palette of purple and white.
Powder blush needs to complement skin tone.
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