COVID-19 SAFETY PROCEDURES & POLICIES

As Dogtown prepares for the reopening of our doors to our dance community, we are actively working with our local health officials and recommendations from the CDC alongside guidance from Dance/USA, the national service organization for dance, to create the healthiest environment for you when you return. Dogtown’s staff and leadership is committed to doing everything we can keep our dancers, patrons and supporters safe. Please use this page as a resource for all things safety and regarding the new policies in place at Dogtown.

 
CHECK-IN POLICIES

All dancers and instructors are required to check-in before going into a studio.

  • Dogtown staff will conduct a COVID screening of each person that enters the building.
     

  • COVID screenings include: temperature check, wellness & travel questions.
     

  • Anyone with a temperature of 100.5 or higher, or that has traveled out of the state within 14 days will be asked to go home and quarantine before admittance to the building. 

  • Dogtown staff will check for valid student/dancer registration in Vagaro before admittance to studios.

  • Social distancing in the lobby is required, only four people allowed in the lobby at a time.

  • Social distancing floor decals will be in place to help ensure 6 feet of space in the lobby.

  • Face coverings are required in the lobby and hallways before entering a studio.

  • Dancers are required to come ready to dance - bathrooms will not be available as changing rooms.

  • Instructors and rehearsal directors are asked to arrive at minimum 10 minutes in advance of their class time to help avoid congregation in the lobby.

  • Students 12 or older are asked to be dropped off. Students younger than 12 may have an adult accompany them into the building and after check-in the instructor may take them back to the studio.

  • All public spaces are closed for the time being including the lounge, the kitchen, and dressing rooms.

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STUDIO POLICIES

Keeping all dancers safe through recommended best practices.

  • All studios have a specified entrance and exit
     

  • Hallways and stairways have designated travel directions 
     

  • It is HIGHLY recommended students and dancers wear a face covering
     

  • Masks are available at the front desk: 1 free basic mask or you may purchase a Dogtown mask
     

  • ALL instructors or rehearsal directors are required to wear a face covering while teaching/ leading rehearsals
     

  • Dancers must maintain the 10 foot social distancing requirement
     

  • No partner work
     

  • No floor work
     

  • No across the floor work 
     

  • Dancers are required to bring their own bottle of water with their name on it, or a bottle of water may be purchased at the front desk

 
CLASS & REHEARSAL REGISTRATION

ALL DANCERS must register with Dogtown through Vagaro.

  • BRAND NEW PROCEDURE FOR DOGTOWN
     

  • ALL STUDENTS/DANCERS MUST REGISTER FOR YOUR CLASSES/REHEARSALS THROUGH DOGTOWN’S VAGARO WEBSITE OR APP
     

  • Helps Dogtown keep track of student numbers and liability/COVID waivers 
     

  • NO WALK INS will be accepted 

  • Your classes/rehearsals will be searchable on our Vagaro site by STUDIO 
     

  • Download the Vagaro app on your smartphone or visit www.vagaro.com/dogtowndancetheatre

 
UPDATED RENTAL PROCEDURES

Email: rentals@dogtowndancetheatre.com to request studio space. 

  • Studio availability is staggered to help with traffic flow 
     

  • All studios have 30 minute breaks after an hour class/rehearsal for cleaning
     

  • Back-to-back classes not being accepted currently for cleaning if you have different students in classes
     

  • If you need a studio longer than an hour with no changes to dancers, staff will work with you to schedule 
     

  • 48 hour cancellation policy still in place
     

  • Rentals prices: Classes = $35 & Rehearsals = $25

 
ONLINE CLASSES & ZOOM INTEGRATION

With limited studio capacity, Zoom available to increase class size and participation.

  • Each studio will be equipped with a professional Zoom account
     

  • Zoom integration with Vagaro for streamlined registration and delivery
     

  • Onsite staff will be available to help you set up Zoom once you arrive

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Dogtown Dance Theatre is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization

Dogtown Dance Theatre is grateful to be supported in part by funding from:

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