Elite Performing Arts Conservatory
Student Code of Conduct
We, the students, faculty and staff of Elite Performing Arts Conservatory are a vibrant community of people who have a high regard for each other, the art of dance, theatre arts, and the respectability and value of the work we do. All who participate are requested to demonstrate the willingness to be held accountable to uphold the values and ethics we declare as the fundamental guidelines stated below. In all of our endeavors to study and perform as an expression of our love of dance and theatre arts, we show respect to the parents, our peers, the staff and faculty of Elite Performing Arts Conservatory and all of the wider arts community, including our competition. We consider it a privilege to participate in a worldwide community for the performing arts. Exemplifying the values of integrity, character, leadership, responsibility and professionalism.
INTEGRITY- To conduct oneself with honesty, courtesy, and respect. To express consideration for one's fellow students, educators, parents, staff and competitors. To be a person who leads by example and honors commitments. To be a person other people can count on.
LEADERSHIP- To guide, direct, and influence people in achieving their highest goals and ideals, by setting an example through one's own actions and speech. To inspire and serve the people of your class, team, or community through full participation in all Elite Performing Arts Conservatory related activities.
RESPONSIBILITY- To respect and adhere to the policies and procedures of Elite Performing Arts Conservatory or the organizers of any conference, workshop, or competition. To be a person who interacts with peers and authority figures in a mature manner. To speak of any issue or grievance to the person who is able to resolve any concern, Crystal Frank, owner of Elite Performing Arts Conservatory. To be willing to receive coaching and direction when deemed appropriate.
CHARACTER- To be a person who represents high levels of personal integrity, leadership, and responsibility for oneself and others. A person who has the courage and willingness to face issues and concerns with maturity and dignity. To avoid gossip, criticism, or negative comments of any member of the arts community, parent, or peers.
PROFESSIONALISM- To respect the dance profession and theatre arts profession, and to uphold our values and standards of conduct. To support and encourage one another. To voice opinions and initiate change that will elevate the performing arts community. To recognize oneself as a role model at all times. To love the study and performance of dance and theatre arts as universal art forms. This includes arriving to class on time, attending class regularly, and not having excessive absences. This also includes wearing appropriate dance attire for the discipline being taught, and adhering to dress code. Hair must be pulled back, out of the face during dance class. All jewelry, with the exception of stud earrings must be removed prior to class. No eating or chewing of gum during class or performances.