New Student Information

Here are some frequently asked questions from new parents.  If you need further information please don't hesitate to call.

 

What types of dance do you teach?

We offer ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary/lyrical, hip-hop, flamenco, and acrobatics. Please see the Class Descriptions page for more information about each of these styles.

 

Do you have beginner classes?

Yes, we offer multiple introductory dance classes for all ages of new dancers. Our "Baby Dance" class is for dancers 18 to 23 months. Our "Creative Movement" class is for dancers 24 to 36 months. We offer combination class for children ages 3-8 at both locations, which teaches a combination of ballet/tap/jazz. We offer a pre-teen combination class for 9-12 year olds, which teaches a combination of ballet/jazz/lyrical/contemporary. And finally we offer teen beginner classes in ballet, jazz, and lyrical/contemporary. Please see our Beginners page for more information.

 

Can I come in and try a class?

Yes, we offer new students a chance to try the class before registering for free.

 

How many times per week do classes meet?

"Baby Dance" and "Creative Movement" classes meet once weekly for 45 minutes. Combination classes meet once weekly for an hour, and pre-teen classes are and hour and 30 minutes. The levels classes vary and are in more detail on the schedule.

 

How much will this cost?

Tuition is all based on the amount of classes your child will be taking.  The exact pricing information is on the pricing page.

 

Is there a registration fee?

We have an annual registration fee of $40/ per student or $55/per family.  There is no registration fee for summer classes.

 

Do you offer any discounts?

We offer a 20% discount for families with more than 1 child enrolled.  We offer a 5% discount for military families.  Military ID is required to receive the discount.

 

How do I register?

You can register on-line, in person, or by mail.  Just go to the Registration page to download the schedule.  On that same page you can register on-line.  Some classes may be closed.  Please be sure to call our office if there is any problems.

 

Am I required to pay for several months tuition up front?

No, tuition is due monthly.  Tuition is due the first week of the month and a late fee is added after the 10th of the month.  

 

What attire is required and where can I purchase them?

A list of required attire is located on our Clothes for Class page as well as a link to the neighborhood stores.

 

What shoes will I need for class?

All required shoes are listed on the Clothes for Class page.

 

Do you have an end-of-the-year performance?

Yes, we have two performance opportunities during the year.  The first is our Winter Extravaganza just before Winter break and the second is our Annual Recital.  More information about these performance are distributed during classes.