The mission of Druid City School of Ballet is to provide quality classical ballet training to the youth of Tuscaloosa, upholding the highest standards of the art form. Children will be given the opportunity to develop an appreciation for the art while learning the fundamentals of the discipline. Students will gain self-knowledge, self-discipline, self-respect, and respect for others. Druid City School of Ballet strives to offer reasonable pricing in order to be as accessible as possible to interested students.
Health Update Regarding COVID–19
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, specific health and safety standards are in place to minimize exposure and community spread at DCSB. In the interest of your child's health and safety and that of all students and staff, DCSB reserves the right to change the mode of instruction or schedule of instruction at any time, based upon prevailing public health and other guidance. While the method of delivery may change, educational instruction and opportunities will continue. As such, DCSB will not provide a refund of tuition, in whole or in-part, based on any such changes.
Hand sanitizer will be provided for all staff and students upon entry
Children’s temperature will be taken daily upon entry
Students will be required to wear masks in class and while waiting in the lobby
Front desk staff will be required to wear masks
Instructors and staff will be screened daily on their health and not permitted to return to work until the proper precautions have been followed outlined by the state
Frequent handwashing is required of students and staff
Social Distancing of 6’ apart should be adhered to; 6’ spans will be marked on the floors at the ballet barres
Class sizes will be limited
Class times will be staggered for no-contact arrival and dismissal
Students may not arrive more than 15 minutes before their class time, and may be asked to wait outside, as needed, based upon limited business capacity numbers
At least 10 minutes will be built in between classes to allow for sanitizing of the ballet barres and equipment in between classes
Regular sanitizing and cleaning will be conducted by staff frequently of door handles and commonly used areas
The Lobby/Parent Observation area will be closed to parents of children 5 years old and older; only drop off and pick up is permitted for Pre-Ballet I and up
The water fountains will be closed
Thank you for your patience during this time and we hope that these measures give you confidence that Druid City School of Ballet is proactively taking the necessary precautions as a school and community. Please note that we will continue to monitor the situation and will notify our DCSB families as changes or updates occur.