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Please join us for our 4-week summer session starting on Wednesday, July 8th - Tuesday, August 4th.
WE RE-OPEN Monday, June 8th!
Outline of COVID-19 preparedness for SUMMER (class):
--In addition to the studio being treated with ViaClean, all surfaces will be wiped down before and after each class.
--Each studio will have a separate entrance and exit with signs clearly marking each studio.
--NO parents (excluding our parent volunteers) will be allowed inside the building. You will
drop your child off at the door of their specific studio to their teacher or assistant.
--EVERY student has to have the COVID-19 waiver signed (or electronically accepted through DSP) or they will be sent home. A waiver has been added to Dance Studio Pro, and on our website home page (for download), and will need to be signed by each participant's parent/guardian before entering a classroom. You can find this waiver on your parent portal under "Waivers" and then the tab, "COVID-19". Please help to make this process as seamless as possible by signing the waiver beforehand. We can print them at the studio for you to sign, or have you sign into your portal and accept (under "Waivers"/"COVID-19" tab), but if you refuse, you/your dancer may not enter the building.
--Once a child has reached the threshold of the studio, they will have their temperature taken, and be given a colored dot, so that we know each student has been checked-in properly. If a dancer registers a fever, they will be sent home immediately.
--At this point, they will also need to take their street shoes off, and put on their dance shoes (if applicable). NO STREET SHOES on the dance floors. This has always been a rule to protect our floors, but it will be strongly enforced to protect the health of our dancers (imagine what you walk through on a daily basis and then think of your dancer possibly rolling around in it).
--If a student is in back-to-back classes, they do not need their temperature taken again, but if they leave and come back, they will have to repeat the process.
--ALL faculty and parent volunteers must wear masks (unless or until it poses a problem). ALL students over the age of 12 must also wear masks (unless or until it poses a problem). Wearing a mask during exercise can be hazardous to your health (reduces oxygen level), but they are the only thing proven to help stop the spread of the virus. We will continue to monitor this closely, and will give breaks to dancers.
--Once your child enters the building, they will be taken to wash their hands. Hand sanitizer will be available in all studios, but we prefer hand washing.
--Only one backpack per dancer can be carried into the building, and there will be a designated area for each child to put their belongings.
--If a student has a break longer than 10-15 minutes, they will need to leave the building. They may wait in the field adjacent to the studio (maintaining social distance), and/or have a parent pick them up. NO student should be in the dressing room nor congregating in any other common area of the building. If they are simply moving to another class, we ask that they follow the signs to exit the building, and then wait in front of the entrance to their next class (dance shoes should be removed before stepping back outside...ALWAYS!)
--Lines and X's have been added to all studios. The X's are all 6 feet apart, and we need to ensure that all dancers are kept at this distance for the duration of each class. There are solid and dashed lines as well for "lanes" when going across the floor. Their individual teachers will explain how it works once they arrive in class, but if you as the parent could help explain beforehand, this will help to keep classes moving quicker.
--"X"'s will be used in other areas of the studio to help keep a social distance, such as down the hallways, and also outside to help keep traffic down and social distance in effect. Traffic should always flow in the same direction.
--NO ONE should enter the building if they are sick, and ANY COVID-19 cases that arise should be brought to our attention immediately. In the event that a student tests positive, we will notify the entire studio immediately, and make sure the building is well-sanitized before letting anyone else reenter (we may also close again if we feel the case may have infected others).
--Signs noting all new directives will be posted clearly on the front of the building and also throughout.
We will take EVERY precaution to help keep your children safe, but please understand that this does not mean we can guarantee their safety when it comes to COVID-19. We also understand that everyone is not comfortable with coming back to dance, and if that is the class, we simply ask that you notify us so that we can plan accordingly to keep the rest of our dancers safe.
Miss Carrie and the CDC Faculty and Staff
Since its inception in 1998, Chesterfield Dance Center has been known for providing superior dance technique training, along with cutting-edge, contemporary choreography. Our faculty is made up of professional dancers and dancers with degrees from accredited Universities who pride themselves on teaching, not only properly, but with passion. CDC is a place where students can thrive and have fun, while developing their dancing potential to the fullest.
Whether you are interested in a professional career or simply recreation, CDC has something for the whole family. We strive to mold our students into well-trained, dedicated and committed dancers with a passion for the art form. Past students have gone onto dance in professional companies, major in dance in college, become members of University dance teams, dance for Disney, teach in private studios, and even an international tour with pop sensation, Justin Beiber.
CDC has often been described as a family with a strong sense of community and loyalty, where you will never be treated as "just another number". We aim to provide a nurturing and professional environment, where creativity can flourish and our students can learn the value of dedication and commitment, well beyond the world of dance.
“We should consider everyday lost in which we don't dance.”
Get to know the #CDCFAM by viewing our 4-part video series.
In each episode, we will highlight something special about our studio and what we have to offer!
Episode one: Why don't you offer combo classes?
Episode 2: The M's
Episode III: Safety First
Episode 4.1: The FAM
Our Final Episode: 4.3: FROM THE FAM