Silverton Ballet and Performing arts Co.

Studio Newsletter Regarding Covid-19

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General Safety Protocols

  • Parents should conduct their own health assessment of their dancer at home before class.
  • Keep your dancer home if they are coughing, sneezing, have a fever, stomachache, body aches, sore throat, chest congestion, or any symptoms of illness.
  • The number of students per room depends on the total number of 6x6 squares that fit in each room. Studio A (front studio) is approx. 12, studio B (back studio) is approx. 15.
  • Adjustments have been made to our curriculum to avoid physical contact with dancers. 
  • The drinking fountain and vending machine will be closed until further notice. Please send a labeled water bottle with your dancer to class.
  • There is hand sanitizer in each dance room, the lobby, and restroom. If you would prefer your dancer to use their own, please send it with them.
  • Surface cleaning will be done after each class using approved disinfectant and sanitizing products.
  • We will be offering zoom links to those requesting them. Please do so one week in advance of class so that we can be prepared.
  • Please have your dancers use the restroom before class, especially our younger students. Children often need assistance with leotards and tights which will definitely require contact closer than 6 feetJ
  • Class start and release times are staggered to avoid unnecessary contact.

Attire/Hair/What to Bring

  • Have your dancer already dressed in their dance clothes. No changing in the dressing room or restroom. Please have them in the appropriate attire for the genre of dance they are attending.
  • Have hair in a ponytail and off of the face as instructors will not be allowed to do a dancer’s hair.
  • Pack a small bag containing shoes, water bottle and anything else needed for class. No toys or extra belongings from home as cubbies are not available for use at this time.
  • If your child uses an inhaler feel free to send it with your dancer

Masks

  • All SBPAC faculty will be wearing masks as dancers enter and exit the building. 
  • Effective July 24 face coverings are required for ages 5 and up.
  • Effective July 24 Face coverings are now required when exercising indoors.

Drop Off

  • Arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before your class start time.
  • Only dancers may enter the building. The waiting area is not available to parents or siblings at this time.
  • For our younger dancers age 6 and under one parent may come into the studio with their child.
  • Each dancer will stand or sit on a socially distanced marker and wait for their instructor.
  • Upon entering their classroom their temp will be taken and hand sanitizer will be applied. Temp of 99 and over will be sent home.

Pick Up

  • Parents should wait under the awning in the front of the studio for their dancer. Please be on time as our lobby is closed and there is no inside waiting area.
  • Hand sanitizer will be applied as dancers exit the classroom.
  • Dancers will be brought out one at a time for pick up.

 

"There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them."
- Vicki Baum