COVID-19 information

Below you will find information on ACT-1's protocols as of May 15, 2022.

Please note that this is an ever changing environment and we will continue to update and change our policies as we get updates from the CDC and local government. 

In-person group sizes are being limited.

All of our staff is fully vaccinated and boosted, and tests weekly. 

COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS IN CLASS/SUMMER CAMP REHEARSAL:

 

1) Testing: 

Regardless of vaccination status, all students will be required to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test each week for class.​

   For free testing options, please visit: https://dhs.lacounty.gov/covid-19/testing/

Accepted Types: 

  1. Doctor's office test. Please send (via email) your negative COVID-19 test. Student's full name must appear clearly.

  2. PCR test site (can be Rapid). Please send (via email) your negative COVID-19 test. Student's full name must appear clearly.

  3. OTC rapid test (Please arrive 15 minutes early to camp and administer your test on-site. No photos of tests will be accepted, or tests taken off-site).

 

​Exceptions for Testing: We understand that having had a Covid-19 positive result means that you may continue to test positive for up to 90 days. In that case, if you are past your isolation period (with no symptoms), you may attend with a signed doctor’s note explaining the date of your Covid diagnosis and the reason for a continued positive test result.

2) Masks:

* Our studio is well-ventilated with A/C circulating. In compliance with the current Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Order of the Health Officer (effective 4/14/22), masks will be optional indoors and outdoors for all individuals. 

3) Travel Advisory:

* Please get tested 3-5 days after returning from any travels, and before your return to ACT-1. 

http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus/traveladvisory.htm

4) Covid Symptoms: 

* If you are experiencing ANY symptoms of Covid-19, please do not attend class/rehearsal. Follow CDC guidelines below and get a negative test result before returning to ACT-1. 

5) Exposure:

* If you have been exposed to Covid-19, please do not attend class/rehearsal. Follow CDC guidelines below and get a negative test result before returning to ACT-1. 

(The current CDC guidelines can be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/quarantine-isolation.html)

 

QUARANTINE POLICY

* If any ACT-1 student tests positive, whether symptomatic OR asymptomatic, they will only be permitted to return to ACT-1 after their quarantine period, with a negative PCR test, and once they are symptom-free. 

* ACT-1 will follow official guidelines in regards to the potential isolation of the exposed cast.

 

 COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS DURING TECH/SHOWS:

 

1) Testing: 

All students (regardless of vaccination status) will be required to show proof of a negative PCR Covid-19 test 72 hours before coming into the theatre for Tech Week.  THIS MUST BE A PCR TEST (not rapid).

Accepted Types: 

  1. Doctor's office test. Please send (via email) your negative COVID-19 test. Student's full name must appear clearly.

  2. PCR test site (NOT a Rapid). Please send (via email) your negative COVID-19 test. Student's full name must appear clearly.

Exceptions for Testing: We understand that having had a Covid-19 positive result means that you may continue to test positive for up to 90 days. In that case, if you are past your isolation period (with no symptoms), you may attend with a signed doctor’s note explaining the date of your Covid diagnosis and the reason for a continued positive test result.

2) Masks:

* In compliance with the current Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Order of the Health Officer (effective 4/14/22), masks will be optional indoors and outdoors for all individuals. 

3) Other Safety Precautions:

​* Out of consideration, all students are asked to quarantine as much as possible, and take special precautions around their health and exposure for the 10 days leading up to the performance week. 

* Hair/wigs and makeup should be applied prior to arrival for the dress rehearsals and shows, to keep the backstage area more sanitary. Only bring what is required for touch-ups. 

4) Travel Advisory:

* Please get tested 3-5 days after returning from any travels, and before your return to ACT-1. 

http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus/traveladvisory.htm

COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS FOR AUDIENCE MEMBERS:

1) Masks:

* All audience members will be required to wear a well-fitted Medical mask (the blue & white ones), KN95 mask, or N95 mask at all times.

2) Vaccinations/Testing:

* Vaccinations are not mandatory.

* ALL audience members (both unvaccinated and vaccinated, of all ages) must present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of the performance OR a lab antigen test within 48 hours of the performance. Over-the-Counter rapid tests will NOT be accepted. 

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