Rates & Rules

RATES:
     
    Registration fees: $35 for one dancer/$50 for family

     1 class per week          $45/month 
     2 classes per week      $70/month
     3 classes per week      $90/month
     Private Voice class      $70/month  

    We offer Sibling Discounts & multi class discounts!
    Classes are taken once a week. Fees are fixed regardless of a student's absences and / or holidays.  
    Tuition is due by the 1st of every month. There will be a $20 late fee if received on the 5th and $20 added every 10 days until paid.  

    There is a $35 NSF fee for any returned checks.
    Studio must be notified in writing for student withdrawals.  Students are liable for payment as long as as her/his name is on the class roll.  We accept cash, checks, and credit cards.

OTHER FEES:
    Dance Class Recital Costumes: 
    $75/costume for sizes SC - MC ($40 Deposit due in Oct. Balance in January) 
    $85/costume for sizes LC- XLA  ($40 Deposit due in Oct. Balance in January) 
Costumes need to be ordered in the fall to receive them early enough for recital pictures in the spring. 
   
Recital / Showcase fees are are collected upon registration. 
    $50 per student. Families with multiple students receive 50% off showcase fee for every child after the first.
 
OPTIONAL FEES:
    Recital pictures: We will take pictures on a Saturday in March (exact date TBA.) Prices vary per dancer and all fees will be paid directly to photographer.
    Recital T-shirts and shorts: Recital attire will be designed to go with the theme of our recital.  
    Recital DVDs: A videographer produces our videos every year and always does an excellent job. Prices range from $25-$50 depending on videogrpaher.  
    Recital Program Ads: We produce nice keepsake programs every year that include group pictures, candid shots throughout the year, recital line-up of dances & "Opal Awards" night ceremony, group pictures and names of each dance, as well as personal ads from friends, family and businesses.  It makes a great yearbook!  You can see the ads to get your personal picture in the book. Ad prices: Full-page ad: $100, Half-page ad: $75, Quarter-page ad: $50 
 
STUDIO RULES:
    * Students who arrive 10-minutes late will be asked to sit out and observe.
    * Students should be dressed in proper attire listed below with hair up and out of face fashioned in a bun or low pony tail.  Students without proper attire or footwear may be asked to sit out and observe class.  
    * Students cannot leave class without permission.
    * Students should arrive 5-minutes before class and be picked up promptly after class.
    * Please take children 3 - 5 to the bathroom prior to the beginning of class.
    * Chewing gum and/or food and drink other than water is not permitted on the studio floor.
    * Parents are only permitted to stay and observe during Parent Observation Week.  Those dates will be given out in the yearly calendar upon registration.
 
CLASS ATTIRE:
    Ballet: leotard, tights, ballet shoes.  Wrap skirts are permitted for ages 3 - 5 classes and pointe only.  
    Tap & Jazz: Dance Clothes that form to the body in order to see body lines. Jazz or tap shoes.
    Hip Hop: Dane clothes or loose fitting clothes, Tennis shoes or jazz shoes or hip hop shoes.
    Clogging: Dance slothes of any kind. Carls clogging shoes.