Correct shoes and dance attire are expected at every class. This enables the students body movements for correct form and technique. Hair should be pulled back in a ponytail or bun. Dance shoes should only be worn inside the studio. Street shoes are not permitted on the dance floor. NEW THIS YEAR--Required dance shoes and dress code apparel (listed below) must be purchased from Next Step either online at https://www.shopnimbly.com/nextstepdancestudio or from our boutique.
Twinkle Babies need pink ballet shoes, Twinkle Star skirted leotard & pink tights. Twinkle Star dancers need pink ballet & tan tap shoes, Twinkle Star skirted leotard & pink tights.
Petite Combo dancers need pink ballet & tan tap shoes, black leotard (no skirt), pink tights. Petite Combo with jazz dancers need pink ballet, tan tap & tan jazz shoes, black leotard (no skirt), pink tights. Petite Just Dance dancers need tan jazz shoes, black leotard (no skirt), tan tights.
Intermediate Combo dancers need pink ballet & black tap shoes, black leotard (no skirt), pink tights. Intermediate Combo with jazz dancers need pink ballet, black tap & tan jazz shoes, black leotard (no skirt), pink tights. Intermediate Just Dance dancers need tan jazz shoes, black leotard (no skirt), tan tights.
MS/HS Jazz & Lyrical dancers need tan jazz shoes, solid color leotard & tan tights (may purchase leo & tights on their own or purchase online). Dancers may wear booty shorts, no jogging shorts.
All Hip hop dancers need hip hop shoes (not available online-purchase from boutique at studio) and supply their own sweatpants, or leggings & tshirt.
All company and crew dancers, see policies for requirements.
No food or drinks in the dance floor area. Next Step Dance Studio IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR PERSONAL ITEMS LOST, STOLEN, OR DAMAGED. Do not bring valuables to the dance studio. Dancers are required to be dropped off/picked up no later than 10 minutes before/after their class starts/ends. Please notify the owner or business mgr. with special circumstances for approval outside your child's class time. Any dancer breaking this rule will be charged an additional fee of $25 per 10 minutes. No unattended children allowed in the lobby. Friends (not registered dancers) can not attend classes or wait in the lobby. There are no class make-ups. Exception: when class is cancelled by Next Step Dance Studio due to weather or other emergency. The make up must be scheduled through the Next Step office at 414-421-7666. Makeups must be in the same class level and completed within two weeks of the cancelled class. If you do not attend your scheduled make up, your make up will be forfeited. Next Step is not responsible for lack of enrollment due to inclement weather. For studio closings please tune into TMJ4, FOX6, WISN12 or CBS58.
All classes have a minimum class size of eight dancers. Classes not meeting minimum enrollment requirements may be shortened (with same rate), rescheduled or cancelled.
Company/Crew dancers and parents have read the Next Step Dance Company Information & Guidelines and understand the commitment and accept these terms.
I certify my child has no ailments or disabilities that would prevent my child from participating in Next Step Dance Studio activities. As the legal parent or guardian, I release and hold harmless Next Step Dance Studio, its owners and operators from any and all liability, claims, demands, and causes of action whatsoever, arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by the participant while in or upon the premises or any premises under the control and supervision of Next Step Dance Studio, its owners and operators or in route to or from any of said premises.