OBJECTIVE

Make the 530 Studios, Pelham, NY, as safe as possible, while adhering to CDC guidelines, to ensure the health and well-being of our students, performers, patrons and community.

SOOP Acting Company:

  • ALL Acting Company professional productions will resume in Summer, 2021
  • ALL Performers must be vaccinated in order to accept a role

Voice/Piano Lessons:

  • ALL STAFF has been fully vaccinated, but will continue to wear masks in the presence of those not vaccinated
  • Check-in at the 7th St. entrance for all students (hand sanitizer/masks, etc)
  • Each individual V/P Studio will have windows open at all times for constant air flow and ALL PIANOS will be wiped down between lessons
  • STUDENTS will remain distanced 3 feet from their instructors with their masks off while SINGING
  • ALL STUDENTS have the choice to keep their masks on while PLAYING PIANO
  • ALL Parents/Caregivers should plan to drop off their children for their lesson time and return for pick-up; NO EXTRA ADULT BODIES are allowed in the Studio while lessons / classes / rehearsals are going on!

Workshops/Classes:

  • ALL teachers/staff have been fully vaccinated
  • Regular cleaning/disinfecting of premises before and after each class
  • Class sizes limited  –  masks required while indoors for ALL students
  • Check-in at the 7th St. entrance for all students (hand sanitizer/masks/etc)
  • No parents/caregivers allowed indoors, drop-off/pick-up outside only
  • Social distancing practiced at all times
  • Handwashing and sanitizing practiced at all times
  • ALL industrial windows will be kept open while students/staff are in house to ensure constant air flow (see images)
  • FINAL PRESENTATIONS WILL RETURN TO A LIVE MODEL for a limited number of family/caregivers

Mainstage Production (High School or Elementary/MS)

  • ALL MAINSTAGE WILL RETURN TO A LIVE MODEL IN THE FALL OF 2021
  • All indoor rehearsals will take place at the 530 Studios
  • All Performances will take place, mask free, at the 530 Studios for the HS and an off premise location (TBD) for Elementary/MS
  • ALL directorial staff is fully vaccinated
  • Cast size will be limited to 20-25, with a maximum of two casts rehearsing back to back
  • Props / will be cleaned, assigned and NOT shared
  • Regular costuming will resume
  • Personal microphones will be assigned for each performance and cleaned after each use
  • Masks required during rehearsals for all students
  • ALL industrial windows will be kept open while cast/staff are in house to ensure constant air flow
  • Check-in at the 7th St. entrance for all cast members (hand sanitizer/masks)
  • No parents/caregivers allowed indoors, drop-off/pick-up outside only
  • Regular cleaning/disinfecting of premises before and after each rehearsal
  • Social distancing practiced at all times, to the best of our ability, when staging a production
  • Handwashing and sanitizing practiced at all times
Large open windows at 530 Fifth Ave
Large open windows at The 530 Studios