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TRIPLE THREAT THEATRE HANDBOOK

 

WHO WE ARE AT BORN TO BE

Born to Be Arts Academy is a laid back, low key, FUN environment! We strive to offer excellent training to ALL children in a positive atmosphere. We believe that God created us to be our very best selves and our desire is that all children are able to experience the fun and creativity of our programs.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. Important Dates
  2. Communication
  3. Office & Studio Hours
  4. Class Etiquette and Attendance
  5. Studio & Building Rules
  6. Parent Meeting & Volunteering
  7. Musical T-shirt
  8. Fundraising

 

1. IMPORTANT DATES

Please see: www.borntobe.ca/dates

 

2. COMMUNICATION

Throughout the year we will do our best to get information to everyone as efficiently as possible. 

EMAIL is the primary way we will use to communicate important information. This includes newsletters, reminders, order confirmations, information about classes and more. Please add our studio email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to your contacts so you don’t miss anything. Also please make sure that the email you have provided to us is accurate

When you have questions throughout the year, please follow this process:

  • Check the website
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and our administrator can help you
  • Ask a teacher

 

3. OFFICE AND STUDIO HOURS

Office hours for the administrator are as follows:

Monday: 9:00am – 2:00pm
Tuesday: 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am – 2:00pm
Thursday: 9:30am – 2:00pm

Studio hours are as follows:
Monday to Friday: 3:30pm – 10:00pm

 

4. CLASSROOM ETIQUETTE & ATTENDANCE

At Born to Be we strive to create a class environment that is both challenging and fun. With that, as a Christian dance studio, we put God at the heart of all we do. This is why we take time in each of our classes for Christian devotions. This is just as an integral a part of our classes as any dance training and helps guide our decisions for our entire studio.

This is why, at Born to Be, the key to success in the classroom (aka. etiquette) is “relationships”. With each student in the center, we look at...

  • How do my actions affect my relationship with God?
  • How do my actions affect my relationship with my teacher/helper/assistant?
  • How do my actions affect my relationship with my classmates?
  • How do my actions affect my relationship with my dancing?
  • How do my actions affect my relationship with myself?

We will focus on these questions to keep our students thinking about how we each affect one another.

Additionally, we are unable to express how important good attendance is. It is difficult to help students achieve when they are often absent. Please try to commit to the classes that your child is registered for.

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. when your child will be absent from class.

If you are planning a longer vacation, where your child may miss more than 2 weeks of class, please make sure to inform the studio as soon as possible. Make sure you have familiarized yourself with our “Important Dates” and have them worked into your schedule. Each student is important, and we don’t want anyone to miss out.

 

5. STUDIO & BUILDING RULES

 

  • STUDENTS STAYING AT THE STUDIO BETWEEN CLASSES

Students are able to stay at the studio between classes if required. A microwave is available as needed and they will have a designated waiting area. Please ensure they understand that they are responsible for their actions during this time. When staying at the studio we encourage students to eat, do homework etc. We ask them to limit usage of cell phones and other devices as we also encourage them to spend time bonding with one another.

 

  • DROP AND GO

When it is time to bring your kids to the studio, we have a “drop-and-go" policy that has helped serve us well. This means you do not wait inside the studio while your child is in class. This cuts down on noise and people in the building.

 

  • PICKING UP YOUR CHILD AFTER CLASS

We appreciate you being aware of the following;

    • It is your responsibility to know when your child’s class/es end.
    • We will not allow children 10 and under out of the building without a parent.
    • If you are unable to pick up your child after class, it is your responsibility to make other arrangements in advance.
    • If the alternate arrangements for your child’s pick up are something your child’s teacher needs to be aware of, please notify that teacher in advance (ex: Auntie/Uncle picking them up).

 

6. PARENT MEETING & VOLUNTEERING

There will be a mandatory meeting for parents of all students registered in the Triple Threat Theatre productions. At this time, specifics about the production itself will be given.

Please watch for the opportunity to volunteer for the productions – we encourage all parents to do this. The more people we can have involved, the happier everyone feels!

 

7. MUSICAL T-SHIRT

Students will also be required to purchase a musical T-shirt.

 

8. FUNDRAISING

One of the aims of Born to Be is to make it so that all kids have the ability to participate in our programs. A huge part of what we do as a non-profit organization relies on fundraisers. The funds raised through these different offers are applied to any areas needed, including sponsoring students. We are thankful we are able to offer this, and hope the variety of our fundraisers enables us to continue to do so.

Other areas, where funds are always needed, range from sound systems, to acro supplies, studio equipment like dance barres and flooring, and even props for our younger classes. Fundraising is vital to our survival, and it is something we hope everyone can get involved in.

Our fundraisers throughout the year include;

  • Fellinger’s Meat Orders – we try to do this fundraiser at least twice in the year, usually in September and April. Watch for the order forms and details to come out around that time.

Please watch for our different fundraising opportunities throughout the year so you can help us continue to grow, thrive, and offer our programs to everyone.


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