YOUR STAY

We are excited to offer our 2016 Summer Intensive students chaperoned housing at the Ayres Hotel Orange. Just 2 miles from the Chapman University Partridge Dance Center, the newly-renovated Ayres Hotel is located walking distance from Starbucks, Quizno's and The Outlets of Orange with over 120 shops, restaurants and entertainment.

AMENITIES INCLUDE

  • a daily complimentary hot breakfast buffet
  • onsite parking
  • complimentary wi-fi
  • flat screen TV
  • refrigerator
  • microwave
  • coffee maker
  • hairdryer
  • work desk and chair
  • iron and ironing board
  • complimentary coffee bar
  • outdoor heated pool and spa
  • fitness center
  • coin laundry
  • adjacent restaurant
  • complimentary shuttle service to and from the Chapman University Partridge Dance Center. 

LOCAL DINING

AIRPORTS

DAILY SHUTTLE SERVICE

Ayres Hotel Orange provides daily transportation to and from the Chapman University Partridge Dance Center. Please refer to Shuttle Schedule for pick-up and drop-off times.

CHAPERONE

A BD Chaperone will be available on site at the Ayres Hotel Orange during non-intensive hours to ensure supervision. The chaperone is present to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the participants. In addition, the chaperone will closely supervise daily activities, transport to and from the hotel and incidental needs of the students. The chaperone will be supplied with a list of emergency contact information and any relevant medical information. Strict adherence to the Housing Guidelines by participants should be emphasized by parents prior to arrival.


RECOMMENDED PACKING LIST

Recommended items to bring from home or purchase upon arrival.

 

PERSONAL ITEMS

  • Sunscreen, sunglasses
  • Laundry detergent (coin-operated laundry onsite)
  • Basic first aid supplies (bandaids, athletic tape, tylenol or ibuprofen, prescription medicines)
  • Toothpaste, toothbrush
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo, conditioner, soap, face wash
  • Feminine products
  • Razor, shaving cream
  • Hand, body lotion
  • Contacts, glasses
  • Hair brush, ties, pins

TO THE STUDIO

  • Refillable water bottle
  • Non-perishable snack items (Ziploc bags to prepare and pack snack items)
  • Yoga mat
  • Ballet shoes, socks

OTHER

  • Swimsuit
  • Games
  • Books, magazines
  • Free-time activities
  • Spending money
  • Phone charger 

Special Note: Breakfast is included in the cost of housing. Students should have cash or pre-loaded check card for other meals, personal expenses and outings. Backhausdance does not manage student's funds while they are at the Summer Intensive.

Note on Valuables: Backhausdance and the Ayres Hotel Orange will not assume responsibility for any lost or stolen valuables. It is recommended that no valuable items such as jewelry are brought to the Summer Intensive.


ARRIVAL & CHECK-IN

 

ARRIVAL DAY

A Backhausdance representative will be available on site at the Ayres Hotel Orange for check-in each Sunday beginning at 3:00pm. Upon arrival, please call the BD line (714-497-3137) and a representative will meet you in the lobby. If you plan on arriving after 9:00pm, please contact us to arrange a late check-in. 

 

ADDITIONAL FORMS

The housing agreement regarding the general rules and regulations has already been signed upon initial reservation. Please review these rules and regulations to ensure a positive experience for both you and your roommates. 

Additional forms may be necessary for participants under the age of 18. If applicable, please print and return the following forms (via email to summerintensive@backhausdance.org or bring to check-in when you arrive).

OFF-CAMPUS RELEASE FORM

This form is optional. Signing this form gives a minor (under age 18) permission to leave the Ayres Hotel Orange without the direct supervision of a Backhausdance Chaperone. Backhausdance will require students to follow Off-Campus sign‐out and sign‐in procedures, but will not monitor a student’s whereabouts after they leave the hotel. Without a signed form, minors will be required to remain at the Ayres Hotel Orange during all non-intensive hours unless accompanied by the Chaperone.

AUTHORIZED ADULTS FORM

This form is optional. While in Southern California your student may have friends or family who would like to take him/her out for a short outing or for the weekend. Students under age 18 must have signed permission from a parent/guardian to be able to leave with an authorized adult. Students and the authorized adult (must be at least 18 years of age) must follow sign‐out procedure when leaving the Ayres Hotel Orange and/or the Chapman University Partridge Dance Center. 

TRANSPORTATION
RELEASE FORM

This form is required in order for Participants to travel to/from organized BDSI2016 Evening Activities held outside the range of the complimentary shuttle service provided by the Ayres Hotel Orange.


MOVE-IN & MOVE-OUT DATES

Move-in and move-out dates correspond with number of weeks and which weeks you are participating.
Review your housing reservation confirmation to confirm which dates you selected.

 

WEEK 1 only
JULY 18 - 22
6 NIGHTS

Move-In:
Sunday, July 17 (after 3pm)
Move-Out:
Saturday, July 23 (before Noon)

WEEK 2 only
JULY 25 - 29
6 NIGHTS

Move-In:
Sunday, July 24 (after 3pm)
Move-Out:
Saturday, July 30 (before Noon)

WEEK 3 only
AUGUST 1 - 6
7 NIGHTS

Move-In:
Sunday, July 31 (after 3pm)
Move-Out:
Sunday, August 7 (before Noon)

WEEKS 2 & 3
JULY 25 - 29
AUGUST 1 - 6
14 NIGHTS

Move-In:
Sunday, July 24 (after 3pm)
Move-Out:
Sunday, August 7 (before Noon)

WEEKS 1, 2 & 3
JULY 18 - 22
JULY 23 - 29
AUGUST 1 - 6
14 NIGHTS

Move-In:
Sunday, July 17 (after 3pm)
Move-Out:
Sunday, August 7 (before Noon)

 

Summer move-in and move-out dates have been clearly outlined on the Backhausdance Housing homepage. Individual daily rates are not available. There are no reduced rates for late arrival or early departure. Room assignments, unless otherwise agreed, are issued at check-in. 


SHUTTLE SERVICE

Meet in lobby 10 minutes before scheduled departure time.


 

ADDITIONAL TRANSPORTATION

Housing students may use additional transportation options at their own risk. Only students ages 18 and up and minors with an authorized Off-Campus Release Form will be allowed to leave campus without a chaperone.

 

ANAHEIM RESORT TRANSPORATION
RIDEART.ORG

ART connects you to theme parks, hotels, restaurants, shopping, dining and other destinations within the Anaheim Resort area, including the cities of Anaheim, Garden Grove, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Santa Ana and Orange.

To find the ART line to ride, use the map, ask an Ayres Hotel Orange representative (you can request a paper guide), or visit the ART Information Center at ARTIC. For travel throughout the region, ART connects with other transportation providers.

ART provides service 7/day week. Service typically begins at 7 AM and continues through midnight, or one hour before the Disneyland Resort opens, continuing through one hour after close. Daily schedules are available on the individual routes pages in the RIDEART.ORG top menu dropdown “Routes and Schedules."

Plan ART trips on-the-go with your mobile phone. Use RIDEART.ORG, use a mobile app such as Google Maps or Apple Maps (see RIDEART'S App Center for other mobile app options).

ART passes are available for purchase online, by mobile phone (iOS, Google Play), at participating hotels and more.

DESTINATIONS: Disneyland Resort, Downtown Disney, Knott's Berry Farm, Medieval Times, Pirate's Dinner Adventure, Anaheim Packing District, Anaheim GardenWalk, Angel Stadium, Honda Center, Bowers Museum, MainPlace Santa Ana Mall, South Coast Plaza, San Clemente Pier (via ART and Metrolink). 

 

UBER
UBER.COM

Uber is an easy option to get around. One tap and a car comes directly to you. Your driver knows exactly where to go. And payment is completely cashless. Tap a button, get a ride. Choose your ride and set your location. You’ll see your driver’s picture and vehicle details, and can track their arrival on the map. No cash, no tip, no hassle. When you arrive at your destination, just hop out—Uber automatically charges the credit card on file. And there’s no need to tip. Must be 18 or older.

To ride, sign up online or download the app (iOS, Google Play, Microsoft). Use code EHNZE to receive $20 off your first ride.

We are excited to host six evening activities, two of which are exclusively for housing students, during our intensives. These events provide a great opportunity to have fun and build lasting friendships that extend beyond the studio. The housing reservation fee includes admission to the evening activities held during your stay. It is not necessary to register for the events. For participants under the age of 18, please complete a Transportation Release Form to allow and the Ayres Hotel Orange will be arranged.

2016 EVENING ACTIVITIES

 

Dinner at Ruby’s Diner with Backhausdance

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
6PM - 7:30PM

RUBY'S DINER (186 N. Atchison Street  Orange, CA 92866)
Walking distance from the Partridge Dance Center

Join us at Ruby’s Diner for dinner with Backhausdance Artistic Director, Jennifer Backhaus, along with BD company members and other intensive students. Enjoy great food and exceptional conversation as you build lasting friendships with fellow dancers. 

Admission includes:

  • your choice from a set menu with options including premium salads and burgers/veggie burgers with fries,
  • a fountain drink or one of Ruby’s famous milkshakes,
  • tax, and gratuity.

MOVIE NIGHT

THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016
6:30PM - 9:30PM

AMC THEATRES (20 City Blvd W Orange, CA 92868)
Walking distance from the Ayres Hotel Orange

Movie Night is designated specifically for housing students. We will meet in the hotel lobby at 6:30pm and walk to the AMC Theatres at the Outlets of Orange to enjoy a relaxing and entertaining evening at the movies. Stay tuned for details on movie selection (PG or PG-13 only) and show time. 


PIZZA BY THE POOL

SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2016
6PM - 8PM

AYRES HOTEL ORANGE (200 N. The City Drive  Orange, CA 92868)

Enjoy a relaxing evening by the pool at the Ayres Hotel Orange. This evening activity is designated specifically for housing students and Backhausdance company dancers. Pizza, salad and beverages will be provided. 


LA ANGELS VS. BOSTON RED SOX AT ANGELS STADIUM

THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016
6PM - 11PM

DEPART & RETURN VIA ANGELS EXPRESS:
METROLINK ORANGE STATION (194 N. Atchison Street  Orange, CA 92866)

Walking distance from the Partridge Dance Center

Take me out to the ballgame! Join Backhausdance and intensive participants for a night out at the big leagues. The Angels vs. Red Sox game begins at 7:05pm. The Angels Express departs at 6:16pm and returns approximately 40 minutes after the game. Participants can be picked up from the Partridge Dance Center following the event (expected end time: 11pm).

Admission includes:

  • round-trip transportation on the Metrolink’s Angels Express departing from the Orange Station (walking distance from the Partridge Dance Center),
  • a seat in the Upper View section,
  • a hot dog, and
  • a small soda.

NATIONAL CHOREOGRAPHERS INITIATIVE

SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2016
8PM - 10PM

IRVINE BARCLAY THEATRE (4242 Campus Drive  Irvine, CA 92612)
Transportation provided for Chaperoned Housing students.

Be there for the birth of four new ballets created as part of the intensive three-week process of the National Choreographers Initiative. Artistic Director, Molly Lynch has invited nationally-recognized choreographers Tom Gold, Nicole Haskins, Stephanie Martinez and Ben Needham-Wood to create works on sixteen professional dancers from ballet companies across the country. Group transportation will not be provided for this event. Carpools may be arranged if necessary.

Admission includes:

  • a balcony seat at the NCI performance.

BOWLING AT ROUND 1

TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016
6PM - 8PM

ROUND 1 MAIN PLACE MALL (2800 N. Main St. Suite 1100  Santa Ana, CA 92705)
Transportation provided for Chaperoned Housing students.

Come bowl with us! Backhausdance invites you to test your athletic abilities outside of the dance studio at Round 1. Our annual creative bowling contest is always a hit! Come hang out and laugh with us. Group transportation will not be provided for this event. Carpools may be arranged if necessary.

Admission includes:

  • unlimited bowling,
  • shoe rental,
  • pizza, and
  • soda. 

RULES & REGULATIONS

Note to all Students: All rules and policies will be strictly enforced. The Backhausdance Chaperone has absolute authority to enforce these guidelines. Disciplinary problems will be dealt with on an individual basis and may result in expulsion (with no refund) from the program.

OFF-CAMPUS TRIPS

For participants under the age of 18 an Off-Campus Release Form must be signed by a parent/guardian and returned to Backhausdance in order for the student to leave the Ayres Hotel Orange without a chaperone. Participants who do not have signed permission to leave the hotel will not be allowed to do so except in the case of chaperoned travel and outings. Minors should notify the Chaperone of where they are going and when they expect to return. Minors with parent/guardian permission to leave campus without a Chaperone may only do so in groups of two or more.

AUTHORIZED ADULTS

Family/friends may be authorized to check a minor out for the evening and/or on the weekends. The adult taking the minor student must be authorized by a parent/guardian on the Authorized Adults Form ahead of time. The on-campus chaperone should be contacted prior to pick-up to arrange sign out.

HOUSING TUITION

As stated in the Housing Agreement at time of reservation, no refunds will be issued for any reason after May 31, 2016.

OVERNIGHT GUESTS

Participants may not have overnight guests.

USE

Please be advised the hotel does not allow parties or loud social gatherings in the guest rooms or throughout the hotel, including the patio area. Any participant violating this policy will be removed from the housing facility.

CARE AND MAINTENANCE

Participants are responsible for the general condition of the room assigned, including damages, defacement and general order. Please be respectful of the shared space by keeping personal items organized and in your designated space.

COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS

Participants are subject to all federal, state and local laws. No unlawful conduct shall be carried on or permitted in the rooms or facilities. Residents must obey California's drinking laws. In California individuals must be 21 or older to purchase alcohol and alcohol may not be served to individuals under 21.

COMMUNICATION

It is recommended that your student have their own cell phone for their use while away from home. Students may bring laptops from home but Backhausdance and the Ayres Hotel Orange cannot be responsible for loss or damage.

CURFEW

Please note the curfew times for participants under 18. Failure to observe this curfew will result in removal from the housing venue.

Sunday - Thursday:

9:00pm on campus
11:00pm in room/lights out

Friday & Saturday:

10:00pm on campus
12:00am midnight in room/lights out

SEXUAL ABUSE & MISCONDUCT PREVENTION POLICY

Backhausdance prohibits and does not tolerate sexual abuse or misconduct during any organization-related activity. Immediately report suspected sexual abuse or misconduct to Backhausdance Artistic Director Jennifer Backhaus or Summer Intensive Coordinator Tawny Chapman. Backhausdance will take all allegations of sexual abuse or misconduct seriously and will promptly, thoroughly and equitably investigate whether misconduct has taken place. Backhausdance prohibits making false or malicious sexual misconduct allegations, as well as deliberately providing false information during an investigation. Backhausdance is committed to following the state and federal legal requirements for reporting allegations or incidents of sexual abuse or misconduct to appropriate law enforcement and child or adult protective services organizations.


CONTACT INFO & MAPS

 

Backhausdance

P.O. Box 5890
Orange, CA 92863

Cell 714-497-3137*

* For travel day and after-hours emergencies, you may reach Tawny Chapman (Summer Intensive Coordinator) on the Backhausdance cell phone.

 

Backhausdance Staff:

Artistic Director  |  Jennifer Backhaus

Summer Intensive Coordinator  |  Tawny Chapman


Ayres Hotel Orange

200 N. The City Drive
Orange, CA 92868

Tel. 714-919-7940

 

Chapman University
Partridge Dance Center

190 N. Cypress Street  Orange, CA 92866
(On the corner of Cypress St. and Maple Ave.)

 

QUESTIONS?

For additional questions regarding housing or our programs, contact
Tawny Chapman (Summer Intensive Coordinator) at summerintensive@backhausdance.org