I understand that The Academy of Russian Ballet is not responsible for any injuries sustained at any time, and/or at any location in the Wellington Business Center.
I recognize that my child's participation may expose him/her to the risk of injury. I accept this risk and hereby relieve the Academy of Russian Ballet, its agents, employees, faculty, and the Wellington Business Center from all liability for personal injury, illness or property damage occurring during instruction or performance, whether or not caused by the negligence of The Academy of Russian Ballet, its agents, employees, and/or faculty.
I understand that any studio, gymnasium, auditorium, or theater is not accountable for any injury, illness, or property damage occurring during performance or instruction.
I certify that my child is in good health and capable of participating in all the activities and classes.
I understand that dance instruction involves kinetic corrections to the body that may involve physically touching the students as a part of the regular class work and rehearsals.
ARB's main method of communication is Email and social media. Please make sure that your email addresses are up to date with the office and in the parent portal. Important information is also posted on the boards in the studio. Studio hours are M-F 4:30-8:00 and Saturday 12pm-2pm, extended hours on Saturday during rehearsal periods. Email is answered M-F but not on weekends. Office Hours will be Wednesday evenings 4-8 pm for questions regarding payments, tuition, add/drop, and Parent Portal. Please understand that it is your responsibility to be knowledgeable about class times, schedule changes, rehearsal schedules, payments due, etc. ARB does not issue bills or invoices. Conferences and meetings with faculty need to be scheduled. Please email office staff to set up an appointment. firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not email teachers on their personal email/social media for ARB/NVYB related questions. We ask that you respect their "work" vs "social" time. and send any ARB/NVYB questions thru the Parent Portal or ARB direct email account. Please do not stop instructors in between classes/rehearsals to discuss progress, issues, etc. as they can potentially be late to their next class/rehearsal.
Students and parents are expected to maintain the high moral integrity of ARB. Bullying, gossiping, disrespect towards instructors, Directors, peers, or other parents inside the studio, outside of class, on the internet, etc. will not be tolerated and will be dealt with accordingly. Parents and Students that have a history of the above issues will find their registrations subject to approval. ARB reserves the right to refuse admission to those that have prior infractions. Late Students in Ballet V and above must wait at the door for invitation into class. Students must make up missed classes within two months of the absence on their own accord. Tuition credit is not given for missed classes. Students must make up the class in a different class of same level or below. Students must make up missed classes from the school year during the school year and not during the summer program and/or visa versa.
All students are expected to adhere to the Dress Code and wear uniforms for every ballet class. Please do not substitute brands/styles. No skirts or warmups permitted in class. Ballet 7 students may wear any color/style leotard for Saturday classes. Ballet 8 students may wear any color/style leotard for Friday and Saturday classes. Underwear, bras, etc. are usually not necessary in upper level classes. If support is necessary, it must be flesh colored. No electronic devices, phones, ipods, etc. allowed in the studios for classes and/or rehearsals without permission. ARB is not responsible for lost items. Hair must be done UP for ALL ballet classes (Pre-Ballet through Ballet 8). Please use pins, clips, hair spray, nets, etc. to secure hair. No ponytails allowed in any ballet class. Headbands are NOT an acceptable form of hair securing. Hair should not fall down in class. Students with short hair must be done up as much as possible. Street clothes/play clothes are not permitted in any class. No jewelry, watches, bracelets in any dance class. ARB is not responsible for lost items. No gum anywhere in the building. Only water is allowed in the studios. Food must be eaten in the waiting areas, not dressing rooms. Please clean up after yourselves.