20 Tips To Improve your Dance Class Etiquette at Duvall Dance Academy


  1. Come prepared and dressed appropriately.
  2. Don’t chew gum or bring food into the dance rooms.
  3. Never wear dance shoes outside the studio or street shoes in the dance rooms.
  4. Don’t wear dangling jewelry.
  5. Stow your personal belongings out of the way.
  6. Don’t come late, and if you do, enter quietly.
  7. Don’t talk while the teacher is talking.
  8. Completely silence and stow your cell phone.
  9. Respect the personal space of others.
  10. Don’t hang on the barre or slouch in class. If your sitting or sitting out, sit tall. Never lie down.
  11. Give the instructor space.
  12. Refrain from correcting others. That’s the teachers job.
  13. At the end of class applaud and thank the instructor.
  14. Don’t visibly or show boredom.
  15. Never give up in class out of frustration. Keep trying.
  16. “I can’t” is not in a dancer’s vocabulary.
  17. Don’t offer your opinions on choreography unless you are asked.
  18. Don’t record or photograph anything without permission.
  19. Come to class wearing deodorant & with fresh breath.
  20. Don’t repeatedly leave and come back in without permission. Don’t disturb the class.