How to: Company

Closed Class, Preparatory, Pee Wee Company:

How to arrive/pickup:
Warwick Studio-enter front door-exit back door
Smithfield-enter and exit front door
  • Studio will open 15 minutes before class starts.  Try to arrive no later than 10 minutes before class starts.
  • Dancers should arrive ready for class, but may change at studio if needed.
  • Hair always in a bun
  • Parents meet at the door for pickup. Dancers will be dismissed to you one at a time.  Pickup person must be 16+ (It's nighttime at pickup, we would like parents to exit cars and get young dancers.)
What to bring to Studio:
  • 2 yoga blocks w name/initials on them
  • Black high waist leggings/shorts (not short shorts!) required for jazz/tap/contemporary.  When dressed like a dancer, you feel like a dancer!
  • water bottle with lid and name on it
  • non crumbly snack to eat between classes if you need a boost.
What to bring into Dance Room
  • nothing!  Your teacher will tell you upon arrival :)
What not to bring into Dance Room:
  • NO APPLE WATCHES/watches/fitbits may be worn!  Nothing on the wrist.
  • No big jewelry-small stud earrings are fine. no dangles, hoops etc.
What to Wear:
  • Ballet-BUN, black leotard, tights, BLACK bra
  • Jazz/Tap/Contemporary-black leo, pink tights, high waisted black leggings/high waisted shorts
Healthy eating:
  • Eat a healthy snack and hydrate before class. Bring a healthy, non crumbly snack to eat between classes if you need a boost.  Teachers will notify you when it's an appropriate time.
Makeup Classes:
Company dancers must make-up absent classes within one month. Email the studio in advance to schedule. Students are responsible for making up classes.
  • Closed Class/Preparatory = Level 1 (Wednesday Warwick/Cranston, Saturday Warwick/Cranston/Smithfield)
  • Pee Wee = Level 2 (Saturday Warwick)

If dancers have an email, be sure to add to your studio account.  We send lots of info directed to the dancers that they can start to be repsonsible for!

Looking forward to a great year.
Stay healthy, stay positive, stay enthusiastic!    

Rhythmette, Junior, Senior Companies

Arrival/Dismissal:
All dancers enter through the front door and exit the back.
  • Studio will open 30 minutes before class starts.  arrive no later than 10 minutes before class starts.
  • Dancers should arrive ready for class, but may change at studio if needed.
  • Enter dance room 5 minutes before start of class-Don't wait for staff to call you into the room. Do not linger in the waiting room, chat and hang out in dance room :)
  • Rhythmettes dismissed 7:55pm, Jr/Sr dimissed 8:05pm.  Parents-please be mindful of these dismissal times-we ask that you arrive for your dismissal time and leave right after to make room in the parking lot.  We have these staggered dismissal times to help with parking, but we need your help.  Please exit as soon as your dancer comes out.
What to bring to Studio:
  • 2 yoga blocks w name/initials on them
  • Black high waist leggings, Jr/Sr can bring shorts (not short shorts!) required for jazz/tap/contemporary.  Do not have pink tights exposed. When dressed like a dancer, you feel like a dancer!
  • Required for jazz/tap/contemporary: Black high waist leggings, Jr/Sr can bring black high waist shorts (not short shorts!).
  • water bottle with lid and name on it
  • non crumbly snack to eat between classes if you need a boost.
What to bring into Dance Room
  • water bottle
  • pointe shoes if applicable
  • Yoga blocks if teacher requires
What not to bring into Dance Room:
  • Large dance bag
  • NO APPLE WATCHES may be worn!  We do not want to tell you to take them off!
  • No other watches, bracelets, fitbits etc.
What to Wear:
  • Ballet-BUN
  • Jazz/Tap/Contemporary-ponytail
  • Ballet-black leotard, tights, BLACK bra
  • Rhy Jazz/Tap/Contemporary-black leo, pink tights, high waisted black leggings, ponytail
  • Jr/Sr Jazz/Tap Contemporary-high waisted black leggings/any color crop top, hair in ponytail. If wearing shorts, make sure they are appropriate inseam-no booties hanging out!
  • Jr/Sr have 5 minutes to change out of ballet clothes for contemp/jazz/tap.  
  • Rhythmettes wear leotard and tights for both classes, and should always wear HIGH WAISTED black leggings over tights.  Rhy may wear a ponytail for first class and put in a neat bun for ballet in the 5 minute break.
  • Dancers should not show Pink tights during Contemporary/Jazz/Tap.
Healthy eating:
  • Eat a healthy snack and hydrate before class. Bring a healthy, non crumbly snack to eat between classes if you need a boost.
Makeup Classes:
Company dancers must make-up absent classes within one month. Email the studio in advance to schedule. Students are responsible for making up classes.
  • Rhythmettes 11 and under = Level 2 (Saturday Warwick)
  • Rhythmettes 12 & up, Junior, Senior = Level 3/4 (Monday Smithfield, Wednesday Warwick

Looking forward to a great year.Stay healthy, stay positive, stay enthusiastic!
If dancers have an email, be sure to add to your studio account.  We send lots of info directed to the dancers that they can start to be responsible for!
Company Earrings
Closed Class, Preparatory, Pee Wee Company: 10mm double ring rhinestone earrings
Rhythmette, Junior, Senior: 12mm double ring rhinestone earrings
  • The earring is 1 row of rhinestones around the stone but the name of the earring is "Double Ring"
  • Vendors may vary (ie. the earrings may appear on a different card than in photo)
  • The earring size is based on the inside stone.
  • Earrings come as pierced or clip on
  • It's always good to have a backup pair :)