COVID-19 UPDATES

PLEASE READ OUR FULL COVID-19 PLAN AND PROMISE

I. COMPLIANCE

AS A REGISTERED STUDENT ORGANIZATION WE ARE REQUIRED AND HAPPY TO UPHOLD AND ENFORCE ALL POLICIES ALREADY IN PLACE BY THE UNIVERSITY AS WELL AS THE DANCE DEPARTMENT. THESE INCLUDE:

1.UNIVERSITY PROTOCOLS

2.BOBCAT PLEDGE

3.TXST DANCE DIVISION GROUP POLICIES

 

II. REGULATION

ALL ACTIVITIES AFFILIATED WITH BDT WILL BE REGULATED BY OUR DESIGNATED COVID-19 POLICY COMPLIANCE OFFICERS WITHIN OUR MANAGEMENT BOARD. THEY WILL UPHOLD OUR SAFETY STANDARDS AND ENFORCE OUR POLICIES.

 

III. SURVEYS AND SCREENINGS

ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE AN ONLINE SURVEY PRIOR TO PARTICIPATING IN ANY BDT ACTIVITY AND MUST DISCLOSE THEIR CURRENT HEALTH CONDITIONS AND PRESENCE OF ANY SYMPTOMS. ADDITIONALLY, EVERY PARTICIPANT MUST PASS AN AT-THE-DOOR TEMPERATURE CHECK, TO ENSURE THEY ARE NOT RUNNING A FEVER. THESE WILL BE PROVIDED AND MONITORED BY OUR COMPLIANCE OFFICERS.

 

IV. MASKS AND FACE COVERINGS

AS STATED BY THE TXST DANCE DIVISION POLICY, ALL DANCE ACTIVITIES MAY ONLY OCCUR WHILE WEARING A MASK OR FACE COVERING. WE PERSONALLY RECOMMEND BRINGING A MASK THAT WILL NOT FALL OFF WHILE DANCING AND PERFORMING PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES.

IV-i. SOLO PERFORMANCES

DANCERS MAY BE PERMITTED TO REMOVE THEIR MASK ONLY WHEN PERFORMING BY THEMSELVES. DEPENDING ON CIRCUMSTANCE, WE MAY ALLOW TIME FOR DANCERS TO PERFORM INDIVIDUALLY WITHOUT THEIR MASKS IN A DESIGNATED PERFORMANCE SPACE, SO YOU MAY GET A MASK-LESS VIDEO RECORDING OF YOUR PERFORMANCES.

 

V. SOCIAL "DIS-DANCING"

ALL STUDIO ACTIVITIES MUST COMPLY WITH STANDARD SOCIAL DISTANCING REGULATIONS. DANCERS WILL BE LIMITED TO AN INDIVIDUAL RESERVED SPACE OUTLINED ON THE STUDIO FLOORS. ALL DANCERS MUST REMAIN 6 FEET APART, AND WEAR MASKS/FACE COVERINGS - NO EXCEPTIONS. AND OF COURSE, NO PHYSICAL CONTACT OF ANY KIND WILL BE PERMITTED.

 

VI. STUDIO CAPACITY

ALL BDT ACTIVITIES TAKING PLACE IN A DANCE STUDIO WILL BE LIMITED TO A CAPACITY DESIGNATED BY THE UNIVERSITY AND DANCE DEPARTMENT. AS SUCH, ATTENDANCE WILL BE LIMITED FOR EACH EVENT, AND APPROVED RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND ANY BDT WORKSHOP, CLASS, OR EVENT.

 

VII. ENTRY/EXIT

PER DANCE DIVISION POLICIES, STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO LINGER OR CONGREGATE IN HALLWAYS, FOYERS, OR WAITING AREAS. UPON ARRIVAL, DANCERS MUST BE COMPLIANT WITH ALL POLICIES AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTION OF OUR COMPLIANCE OFFICERS TO PROTECT EVERYONE'S SAFETY. DANCERS MUST ARRIVE AND LEAVE PROMPTLY.

 

VIII. ATTENDANCE RECORD

EVERY PARTICIPANT'S ATTENDANCE MUST BE RECORDED IN DETAIL AND KEPT ON FILE IN CASE OF THE NEED FOR CONTACT TRACING AT ANY POINT AFTER AN ACTIVITY. 

 

WE HOPE THIS INFORMATION MAKES YOU FEEL SAFE, AS THAT IS OUR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY THIS SEMESTER AND ALWAYS.

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