DanceWest Ballet Company members are expected to follow the Conduct Code
guidelines. Please remember that your behavior is a direct reflection of you as
an individual and as a member of DanceWest Ballet Company.
1.) When the Company attends a dance festival, you must attend and participate in all dance classes scheduled for your level of ability. Anyone not attending their classes may be suspended from DanceWest and an Alternate may be used for the next performance.
2.) Polite appreciation of instructors, chaperones and other Regional Dance Association members is expected at all times.
3.) Conduct yourselves with thoughtfulness regarding The School of DanceWest Ballet students and other DanceWest Company members who are not performing.
4.) Dancer to dancer support and encouragement is expected and appreciated.
5.) Smoking, drinking, foul language or drug use will result in immediate dismissal from DanceWest Ballet.
6.) Respect for DanceWest Ballet, School of DanceWest Ballet Faculty, parents, and your peers is expected at all times. You must be a positive role model, take responsibility for yourself and your actions, take direction openly and respectfully, be respectful, polite, caring, and supportive to The School of DanceWest Ballet students, and all persons you come in contact with.
7.) You must be warmed up, dressed, and ready to dance BEFORE your dance company rehearsal begins. Please try to arrive AT LEAST TEN MINUTES before your classes begin. If an emergency occurs, and you arrive late for classes or a rehearsal, please be polite enough to ask the instructor permission to join the class or rehearsal already in progress. If you arrive after tendus, DO NOT ASK TO JOIN THE CLASS, but politely give your explanation for tardiness to the instructor and sit and observe the rest of class.
8.) The School of DanceWest Ballet stands dedicated to the emotional and physical well-being of all members of DanceWest Ballet.
It is very important that you carefully consider how these expectations will affect you and if you will be ready and eager to abide by them.
Infractions of the DanceWest Ballet Conduct Code will result in the assignment of school service hours, suspension from performances, and/or dismissal from the school and company.