Code of Conduct

The Dance Gallery intends for its students and parents to strive to behave in a positive and constructive manner at all times.  Please view our Code of Conduct. 

Class Rules

  • Students must arrive early or on time to class.

  • No gum-chewing is permitted.

  • Hair must be neatly pulled off of face for each class.

  • Cell phones must be turned off during class and put away until class has ended.

  • Street shoes may not be worn in the studio.

  • Parents may wait in the waiting room quietly during class.

  • We are a nut-free facility. Students may not bring any snacks containing nuts.

Absences / Make-Up Classes

  • Please call or email the studio if your child will be absent. 

  • Students are entitled to three makeup classes in the appropriate level. No refunds, deductions or credits will be made for cancellations or absences.  

  • Students are not permitted to have more than three unexcused absences after February, classes will be preparing for our annual show.  

  • The Dance Gallery is not required to provide makeup classes in the event of poor weather.

Drop-Off / Pick-Up

  • Parents must park in designated spaces for The Dance Gallery or metered spacing. 

  • Students under the age of 10 must be picked up and dropped off by a parent inside the studio.

  • For more detailed information, please view our parking policy.

Dress Code

Students must adhere to the following class-specific dress code: 

Pre-Ballet/Ballet/Pointe

  • Attire:

    • Pre-Ballet, Ballet I and II: Pink leotard and pink tights

    • Ballet III, IV, V and Teen Ballet: Dark color leotard (no bright colors) and pink tights

    • Ballet skirt, ballet sweater and leg warmers optional

  • Footwear: Pink ballet shoes

  • Hair: Pulled back neatly in a bun

Jazz/Contemporary/Tap/Theatre

  • Attire: Black leotards/tank tops, black leggings, dance pants or tights

    • Black shorts may be worn only if black or tan tights are underneath

  • Footwear:

    • Jazz and Theater: black or tan jazz shoes

    • Tap: black tap shoes for tap

    • Contemporary: no shoes are worn 

  • Hair: Pulled up in a ponytail and away from the face

Creative Dance

  • Attire: Pink leotard and pink tights

    • Ballet skirt and small tutu optional

  • Footwear: Pink ballet shoes

  • Hair: Pulled up into a bun or ponytail little dancers

“Ballet-Tap” 

  • Attire: Pink leotard and pink tights

  • Footwear: Pink ballet shoes and black tap shoes

  • Hair: Pulled back neatly in a bun

Hip Hop

  • Attire: Athletic (that is comfortable to dance in)

    • No crop tops or short shorts

  • Footwear: Sneakers (that are not worn outdoors)

  • Hair: pulled up in a ponytail and away from the face

Irish Dance

  • Attire: Black leggings, black tank-top or t-shirt

  • Footwear: Ghillies (soft Irish dance shoes)

  • Hair: pulled up in a ponytail and away from the face

Bollywood

  • Attire: Leggings and t-shirt

  • Footwear: No shoes are worn

  • Hair: pulled up in a ponytail and away from the face

All dance attire may be purchased at Repertoire Dance Shop, 65 Garth Road, Scarsdale.