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Dance Schools & Studios Insurance

Have you been paying lip service to insurance? Now’s the time to engage!

Premises-based dance schools present a very specific set of risk exposures for insurance. At La Playa, we have decades of experience in dance school and dance studio insurance. We’re passionate about the arts and many of us are practitioners and active consumers.

Why work with a specialist broker?

  1. We understand the risks and pressures you face – we speak your language
  2. You’ll get the right cover where you need it – and NOT where you don’t
  3. You’ll feel supported with expert advice to help you make the right insurance decisions
  4. Our specialist ‘umbrella’ policies are designed to prevent gaps and expensive duplications between policies

What if...

  • A class member or teacher is injured during a lesson?
  • Borrowed costumes, props or equipment get damaged?
  • One of your performers is injured on stage?
  • A dispute goes legal?

La Playa’s dance insurance is specially designed for premises-based dance schools and studios, combining comprehensive cover with expert advice. Arranged on an annual policy, covers include:

  • Property: office contents, computers, hired in equipment, hired/borrowed wardrobe, audio & visual equipment, staging, portable dance flooring, merchandise stock, show DVDs, brochures
  • Business Interruption: protects income streams during physical and technological disruptions (fire, flood, power & telecommunications failure, prevention of access to venue)
  • Public, Product & Employers' Liabilities: for staff and parent volunteers, audience, refreshments, merchandise and dancewear. Public liability also covers compliance with the Data Protection Act and health & safety issues
  • Money: box office receipts, fees, costume and show DVD sales income, programme/merchandise cash

We can also arrange:

  • Abuse & Molestation insurance(for working with children, young people and vulnerable adults)
  • Business Travel: insurance for trips to shows and competitions, visits and exchanges
  • Trustee Liability Insurance: your trustees could be held personally liable for financial loss, poor administration (including inadequate insurance), tax errors, dishonesty of an employee, breach of confidentiality, breach of copyright. Give them the protection they deserve!
  • Legal Expenses: insurance for when things go pear-shaped: defence costs for disputes including tax, VAT, employment and discrimination issues
  • Personal Accident: cover for injury/illness to key staff/teachers
  • Key person insurance - protecting your organisation's future
  • Employee Benefits - pensions and benefits to help you attract & retain top talent

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Premiums start at £600.

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The arts present a very specific set of risk exposures – and now your digital and online risks can expose you globally. We understand the risks and pressures you face - and we speak your language. We’ll support you with great advice - helping you make good decisions for your organisation.

Our policies can help streamline costs, and we’ll always help you stay ahead of the game in managing risk. The show must always go on - insurance isn’t just about processing a claim, it’s about thinking laterally to solve challenges and problems fast.

At La Playa, we’re passionate about the arts and creative industries – many of us are practitioners and active consumers; in fact, La Playa founded the first ever corporate art collective!

As a Lloyd's broker, La Playa has solutions for even the most complex risks, and our services also include Business Protection and Employee Benefits. But what does "Boutique Service" actually look like?

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Careful listening to really understand your needs and priorities


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As much help as you need with completing forms to provide risk information


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A discreet and complimentary appraisal* to assess the risks and ensure you have the right coverage where you need it


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An independent market review - so you don’t have to shop around comparing policies, cover limits, risks covered and smallprint exclusions


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Careful monitoring of the carriers’ financial strength, claims and customer service


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An independent recommendation of the best policy for you - and why


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Specialist policy wordings from underwriters who have demonstrated excellence and deep understanding of your risk exposures. We have analyzed a wide range of policy wordings and have selected only the best for our panel. Our advisers have a deep working knowledge of these policies
*subject to insurer availability


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An intelligently designed portfolio of protection across multiple asset classes, liabilities and territories


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Advice on how best to manage your risks - to keep you safe but also to keep insurance costs down


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A dedicated adviser so you can speak to the same person each time.


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Expert guidance on valuations, security and risk management, and connecting you with specialist advisers and suppliers


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Direct phone and email access to your adviser for questions and advice.


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Policy documents emailed to you - no logins and passwords to remember


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An advocate beside you if you make a claim - thinking laterally to mitigate the impact, making useful connections to get you back up and running, and driving through a swift financial settlement


...and more. La Playa’s Personal Risk Concierge promises only the best,
ensuring that every client we work with is given utmost priority.
No call centres, hold music, hidden fees. with La Playa, you are our most important client.

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Tracey McCreath

Tracey McCreath ACII

HEAD OF MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT & BROKING OPERATIONS

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