Competition Student Requirements
Congratulations! You are choosing to be a member of a competition level class. It is an honor to be able to represent Rising Star at special events during our season. Please review the following agreement if you would like to be a member of the group.
Rising Star Staff
- A member will arrange to attend all performances (competitions/recital) that are scheduled with NO EXCEPTIONS! Check website for dates. Competition fees are collected in Oct/Nov and an email will go home with more details.
- A member will have perfect attendance, missing only due to illness. In the event of an absence, member will arrange to learn the material that was missed from another member. This must take place before the next lesson.
- There will be no absences allowed for the 2 lessons prior to a performance (competition/recital).
- Each member will practice at home, and with other members to keep their skills in line with the group.
- A member will come to class prepared, with proper attire, shoes, hair secured.
- Each member will act with respect toward instructor and other members.
Rising Star Staff
Competition Guidelines for Students, Parents, and their Guests
While at a competition you will be representing RISING STAR STUDIO OF DANCE ARTS. The following guidelines are expectations for all that attend with us. Questionable weather: These are rain, snow or shine events-they will rarely ever cancel. If they do, we will send you an email to inform you as soon as we know. We will also leave it on our message on the studio phone 517.372.2394.
- All dancers stay for awards.
- Applause is acceptable during and after a performance. (yelling names, phrases, etc. is unacceptable)
- Be polite to all other dancers, parents, and competition officials.
- Sit in audience to support other dancers from our studio whenever time permits.
- Take compliments and/or critiques graciously.
- Arrive on time and prepared. (bring costumes IN A GARMENT BAG, proper stage make up, clean shoes, etc.)
- Clean up after yourself and be certain to gather all personal items before leaving.
- Represent yourself and Rising Star as the respectful, supportive dancer you are!
TAKING VIDEO OR PHOTOS IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED BY THE COMPETITION COMPANY. THEY WILL TAKE POINTS FROM TOTAL SCORE OR DISQUALIFY GROUP IF THEY SEE IT BEING DONE-PLEASE REFRAIN!