WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT In consideration for receiving permission to BE ON PREMISES at Santiam Ballet Academy (hereinafter the "Activity or Activities"), I, on behalf of myself and any minor child/children for whom I have the capacity to contract, hereby acknowledge and agree to the following: 1. I understand the hazards of the novel coronavirus ("COVID-19") and am familiar with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") guidelines regarding COVID-19. I acknowledge and understand that that the circumstances regarding COVID-19 are changing from day to day and that, accordingly, the CDC guidelines are regularly modified and updated and I accept full responsibility for familiarizing myself with the most recent updates. 2. Notwithstanding the risks associated with COVID-19, which I readily acknowledge, I hereby willingly choose to participate in Activities. 3. I acknowledge and fully assume the risk of illness or death related to COVID-19 arising from my being on the premises and participating in the Activities and hereby RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE (on behalf of myself and any minor children form whom I have the capacity contract) the Santiam Ballet Academy, LLC., their owners, officers, directors, agents, employees and assigns (the "RELEASEES") from any liability related to COVID-19 which might occur as a result my being on the premises and participating in the Activities. 4. I shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless the RELEASEES from and against any and all claims, demands, suits, judgments, losses or expenses of any nature whatsoever (including, without limitation, attorneys' fees, costs and disbursements, whether of in-house or outside counsel and whether or not an action is brought, on appeal or otherwise), arising from or out of, or relating to, directly or indirectly, the infection of COVID-19 or any other illness or injury. 5. It is my express intent that this Waiver and Hold Harmless Agreement shall bind any assigns and representatives, and shall be deemed as a RELEASE, WAIVER, DISCHARGE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE the above-named RELEASEES. This Agreement and the provisions contained herein shall be construed, interpreted and controlled according to the laws of the State of Oregon. I HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL OF ANY DISPUTE ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT. I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS WAIVER WAS EXPRESSLY NEGOTIATED AND IS A MATERIAL INDUCEMENT THE PERMISSION GRANTED BY RELEASEES TO BE ON PREMISES AND PARTICIPATE IN THE ACTIVITIES. IN SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT, I ACKNOWLEDGE AND REPRESENT THAT I have read the foregoing Wavier of Liability and Hold Harmless Agreement, understand it and sign it voluntarily as my own free act and deed; no oral representations, statements, or inducements, apart from the foregoing written agreement, have been made; I am at least eighteen (18) years of age and fully competent; and I execute this Agreement for full, adequate and complete consideration fully intending to be bound by same.
In an emergency situation, when parental permission is not available, I/We herby grant and give my/our permission for a staff member at the Studio to seek emergency medical treatment for my/our child. In my/our absence or inability to communicate with emergency and hospital personnel, I/We hereby grant the Studio authority to release for the purposes of providing medical treatment, my/our child to the care of medical personnel or physicians as the Studio determines as reasonably appropriate.
Monthly Tuition: • The registration fee of $25 for one dancer and $10 for each additional dancer per family is due at the time of registration. • Please note tuition is made in monthly payments based on an average of 4 lessons per month. Most months have 4 lessons while some have 3 or 5, but tuition is prorated and your monthly tuition is the same each month. DO NOT adjust your monthly tuition. • Payment is due on the first day of each month. • Accounts not paid by the 7th of the month are subject to a $10.00 late fee. Arrangements can be made for special circumstances. • No envelopes or statements will be handed out or mailed, however, tuition email reminders will be sent monthly. • Accounts will be set to AutoPay. If you wish to pay CASH, payment is required before the 1st to credit your account and the card on file will not be charged. • Monthly tuition payments are non-refundable and non-transferable! Students will not be allowed to take class if their account is delinquent for more than 30 days. By signing this agreement you allow us to charge your card for fees that are due.
We have at least two yearly performances; The Nutcracker in December and a spring/summer performance in late June or early July. These performances are held at the Stayton High School Auditorium. There is a ticketing fee to cover that cost of auditorium rental and tech fees.
There will be a performance fee of $75 charged twice a year and will be billed in October and April. The performance fee will include:
-New pair of tights (if required for class)
-Link to video coverage
-Rental of nude leotard and costume
There are other opportunities to perform throughout the year and costumes will be provided accordingly.
*excludes tumbling and baby ballet
We do not have a large waiting area available or a dressing room and ask that the parents drop off and pick up their dancer on time. Students must wait inside the building to be picked up. We can only be responsible for children DURING their class times, NOT BEFORE OR AFTER CLASS. Do not leave young dancers unattended in the dance studio. Please wait with your child before class begins. Class begins when the teacher calls the dancers on to the dance floor.
SANTIAM BALLET ACADEMY, LLC, is referred to as “SBA”. As used herein, the word “User” means the Participant and/ or the Participant’s parents or legal guardian. For the opportunity to participate in SBA instruction, classes, rehearsals, recitals, and all other activities instructed by SBA, its organizers, teachers and other persons assigned to assist teachers, referred to as the "Program,". Users agree that: STUDIO WAITING POLICY: Participants are to be dropped off and picked up on time. Participants must wait inside the building to be picked up. SBA shall not be responsible for Users before, between or after class. Participants shall not be left unattended during non-instruction times. Consequently, parents shall remain on the SBA premises until class begins and shall promptly pick up the Participant at the close of the SBA class. There are no supervisors during non-class hours. Consequently, SBA and its agents/instructors are not responsible for the care of Participants prior, between and after instruction. No Participant may enter a dance room without a supervising instructor present. RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY: 1. User understands in consideration of registration or participation in SBA programs, classes and sponsored events, the above named User acknowledges and accepts the risks and inherent hazards of participation in the Program, classes, rehearsals, recitals, or other sponsored activities and events sponsored or conducted by SBA or other persons assigned by SBA to teach, direct or assist in these sessions and events. The User hereby elects to voluntarily participate in such Program or sponsored events and hereby voluntarily assumes all risks of loss, injury and damage, including personal injury that may be sustained as a result of participation in said Program or sponsored events. 2. User understands and acknowledges that its participation in the Program consists of physical exercises and stretches and other physical movement. These activities may involve serious risks of bodily injury, property damage, or both. User also understands and acknowledges that the losses or damages which can result from these risks can be severe and that not all risks may be known or reasonably foreseeable. User accepts the responsibility for losses or damages resulting from all risks involved in participation in the Program. Injuries such as pulled muscles and collisions with other participants could result in bodily injury and is possible when participating. 3. User agrees to take appropriate precautions for its own safety and that of others when participating in the Program and further agree that, before participating User will inspect the facilities and equipment to be used and will, if User believes anything is unsafe, immediately advise the person in charge of that unsafe condition and will refuse to participate. 4. User further agrees to grant SBA its owners, instructors, employees and agents the right to photograph or video User during Users participation in the Program. User understands that any photographs or recordings may be used by SBA for marketing and promotional purposes, at their sole judgment and discretion, without compensation or credit to User. 5. In consideration of SBA allowing participation in the Program, SBA hereby agrees on behalf of itself and Participant, to indemnify SBA, its owners, instructors, employees and agents from any claim or demand on account of injury or damage which Participant/User may suffer as a result of participation in the Program whether on SBA premises or elsewhere and whether caused by the negligence of SBA, its owners, instructors, employees and agents. 6. On behalf of Users, we hereby release, waive and discharge SBA, its owners, instructors, employees and agents from all liability to Participant/User or any and all claims, demands, losses or damages on account of any injury, including, but not limited to, bodily injury, death, loss of income or damage to property arising out of a child’s participation in the Program. 7.This Agreement includes but is not limited to, claims or demands on account of injury or damage caused or allegedly caused by the negligence of SBA, its owners, instructors, employees or agents. I HAVE READ THE ABOVE USE OF PREMISES AND RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT AND UNDERSTAND THAT BY SIGNING IT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS. I SIGN THIS AGREEMENT VOLUNTARILY.