TEEN/ADULT CLASS LEVELS

Beginning, Continuing, Continuing/Intermediate, Intermediate, Intermediate/Advanced, and Advanced are specific graduated dance levels determined by experience and ability. Advanced classes are limited to students who meet the class requirements and maintain consistency in attendance.   

AGE LIMITS

Grades specified are school grades entered September 2017.  Tots & Preschoolers must be age specified by 6/01/17- COPY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE REQUIRED.  CHILDREN'S CLASS LEVELS: Levels I, IIA, IIB, IIC, III, IV and V are specific graduated dance levels determined by experience and ability.


INSTRUCTION POLICY

Instructors reserve the right to place all students in their proper class level and to move student to a lower level or removal from class due to excessive absences. INSTRUCTORS NOTED IN SCHEDULE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. 

REFUND POLICY SUMMER 2017

Once Classes begin, June 26, 2017 No Refunds or Credits.  Refunds of 100% will be given for cancelled class(es) or workshops or camps. 100% refund given IF withdrawal is made no later than Sunday, June 25.  Withdrawal must be communicated by email to josfootwork@gmail.com   All absences may be made up by attending any of the summer dance classes offered except the Workshops, or Intensives. You will be called only if class you registered for is closed or canceled. Instructors are subject to change without notice.


DRESS ATTIRE REQUIREMENTS

► Jeans, street clothes or outer clothing NOT ALLOWED IN ANY CLASS.   Proper dance shoes MUST be worn on dance floors (dancing in stocking feet is strictly prohibited). Leave all jewelry at home; wearing any jewelry is not acceptable.  Gum, food, and/or drinks ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE STUDIOS.

► EVERY FEMALE STUDENT, 1ST GRADE AND OLDER, MUST own & wear a BLACK LEOTARD (Tank or camisole) as part of their dress attire FOR all classes EXCEPT ballet (which requires certain colored leotards). Students may be REQUIRED to buy other leotards for costume(s).

TWINKLE STARS – (Twinkle Babies, Pre (ages 3), Twinkle ages 4 and 5 (and Kindergarten)   Pink Twinkle Star leotard with stitched skirt (order thru studio),  light pink tights; pink ballet shoes (and black patent leather tap shoes for combo class); Sparkle The Bear (dress optional).
PLEASE NOTE that dresses, skirts and tutus (unless attached and part of leotard - Twinkle) are not allowed in preschool dance classes and hair must always be pinned back and up.

Mommy & Me – clothing that allows movement-like leggings, & tennis shoes or “walkers.”).

► TOP HATS & TAILS (boys only) = Boys wear black jazz pants and white t-shirts; black ballet shoes/black patent leather tap shoes

► KINDER – JAZZ/TAP = Black Leo, Jazz Pants, Jazz shoes & Black Patent leather tap shoes 

► BALLET CLASSES REQUIRE SPECIFIC LEOTARD COLOR:

* Ballet I thru Ballet IIC = Light Blue Leo (thru studio), tank type, pink tights, full sole pink ballet shoes.

* Ballet III thru Ballet V/VI = Lavender Leo (thru studio), tank or camisole, pink tights, pink ballet shoes (either split sole or full sole – canvas or leather).  *Beginning Ballet (teen/adult) thru Continuing B Ballet = Burgundy Leo (thru studio), tank or camisole, pink tights, pink ballet shoes (either split sole or full sole – canvas or leather). 

* Continuing/Intermediate thru Intermediate/Advanced Ballet = Navy Blue (thru studio), tank or camisole, pink tights, pink ballet shoes (either split sole or full sole – canvas or leather). 

* Pointe Classes (dancer to wear designated Ballet Class Leotard).  *All ballet classes = hair must always be pinned back and up. 

* Cecchetti classes – refer to Ms. Jackie requirements.

► TIGHTS = FOOTLESS TIGHTS ARE NOT ALLOWED FOR ANY BALLET CLASS; ONLY FOOTED OR CONVERTIBLE TO BE USED

► Boys/Men wear black sweats or jazz pants, white t-shirts and black ballet shoes.

JAZZ & LYRICAL: Black Leotard and Black Jazz Pants, or black Capri, and Black Jazz Shoes ~ NO JAZZ SNEAKERS ~ hair must always be pinned back or in ponytail. Dance shorts (black – no band color) with tights are acceptable. Note: Continuing Jazz Level and above may be required to purchase TAN Jazz shoes for performance and/or ½ ballet shoe, REFER TO INSTRUCTOR.

JR HIP HOPJr. HipHop I & II ~ grades 2nd – 4th = Black Leotard, BLACK jazz pants, black Capri OR black cargo pants BLACK jazz shoes (pull on or tie); hair must always be pinned back or in ponytail.   

HIP HOP (5th Grade & Older): Black leotard BLACK jazz pants, Capri OR black cargo pants & BLACK jazz-dance sneakers - may be purchased through the studio office or at dance wear stores, or on-line); hair must always be pinned back or in ponytail.   (Jazz & Cargo pants available for purchase at Studio Office.) 

TAP: Unless coming from a ballet class, BLACK leotard and BLACK jazz pants; black tap shoes (Patent leather tap shoes for Preschool through 4th grade; Black Oxford Leather jazz tap split sole for 4th & 5th grade Black;  Black Oxford full sole, hard shell Tap shoe for 6th grade and older).  Dance shorts (black only – no color bands) allowed with tights. No high-heeled tap shoes; hair must always be pinned back or in ponytail.  Men/Boys wear black jazz pants and white t-shirts; black tap oxfords.  

MODERN: BLACK leotards, footless Capri suntan tights (and BLACK spandex dance shorts at student discretion) ~ No shoes; hair must always be in bun. 

POMDANCEJazz attire (BLACK jazz pants & BLACK leotard), and BLACK jazz shoes (pull on); hair must always be pinned back or in ponytail.

 

FAILURE TO DRESS PROPERLY FOR CLASS COULD AFFECT YOUR ABILITY TO PARTICIPATE OR YOU MAY BE SENT HOME