Recital Information:

Our recital will be held in June – date – T.B.A. Information will be in our newsletter as soon as  available. Our end of the season recital will showcase the routines and technique the students have learned throughout the year. The performance will include exciting music, costumes, and chorography. Your friends and family will be so proud of the children as you see them glow up on the stage.

Calendar and Cancelations:

Westbrook Dance Academy has its own calendar; please follow this for classes. Calendar will be listed in our newsletters and in the calendar link on the website. Students will be taking classes September to June. The studio will be closed for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and Memorial Day. Weather cancellations are announced on WTNH 8 and NBC30. Canceled classes will be made up during the dance season.

Dress Code:

Proper dance attire is important. Students should arrive dressed in the proper dance attire for all classes. Please review separate handout for full requirements for shoes and dancewear.

Male Dancers- Solid white t-shirt; black pants; appropriate shoes

Female Dancers- Any style solid black leotard; pink tights for ballet. Tan tights for jazz and tap; warm ups may be worn at the discretion of the instructor; black skirt may be worn in ballet; black wrap sweater may be worn; appropriate shoes per code. Hair must be in a bun and off of the face.
Note: No swim wear, crop tops, thong leotards, biketards, leotards with attached skirts allowed.

Attendance and Tardiness:

Attending class is important for learning technique and choreography. Please call the studio or let the instructor know if you are going be late or miss a class. Repeated absences and tardiness are disruptive to the class. If you must leave the class early, please let the instructor know.

Class Placement:

What class is best for my child? We suggest early registration for best class placement. Classes close when full. Maximum students varies by class. Class placement is at the discretion of Westbrook Dance Academy. We take many factors into consideration. Age and experience are the initial guide for class placement. As classes begin, and we have a chance to assess ability levels, students may be asked to switch classes based on their skill level. If you are unsure about classes, we suggest trying a class.

Reminders:

Students should not arrive more than 15 minutes before class or be picked up later than 15 minutes after class.
Names should be clearly marked in all dance shoes and other equipment. Westbrook Dance Academy is not responsible for personal belongings.
No food, gum, candy or drinks (except bottled water) is allowed in the dance room.

How do I keep up with WDA News and Events?

It’s simple. Each month we will have a newsletter. This newsletter will contain important information about the studio, upcoming events, etc. Please be sure to read these newsletters. Also, be sure to “like us” on Facebook, we are also on Instagram.

 

 

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