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Tuition & Policies

Annual registration fee per academic year (September - August) is due upon enrollment.

  • - First child - $25
  • - Second child - $15
  • - Any additional children - $10

Tuition cost


  • based on once-a-week classes
  • based on a 4-week month
  • tuition is prorated when joining mid-month or there are less or more than 4 weeks in a month at $19/class
  • sibling and multiple classes discounts available

Drop-in cost

Students are able to take individual classes.
Single class drop-in charge is $20. Must call in advance to schedule a drop-in.
$25 registration fee is due.

Private lessons

The studio can arrange private lessons with a teacher of your choice. Call the studio for teacher availability and pricing.

Trial class

FREE for new students. One trial class per student is permitted. Please arrive 15 min prior to start of the class.


Students are allowed to make up two classes per session. Classes must be made-up within the same session they are missed. Must call in advance to schedule a make-up class.

No refunds or carry over

Dress code

For trial classes students are asked to follow the dress code as close as possible, however, not required to own the listed below dance and footwear. Wear the attire that would not restrict student's movement in class. Ballet slippers and tap shoes may be available at the front desk to borrow for the first class. Dancewear and footwear is sold at the studio.

Appropriate attire:

Ballet/Tap, Ballet/Hip Hop combo classes

  • Any color leotard (wrap skirt is optional), tights or leggings
  • Ballet, tap shoes, sneakers (for Hip Hop only)
  • Hair in a ballet bun or out of the face

Ballet/Pointe (6 years & up)

  • Black leotard (wrap skirt is optional), tights, leggings
  • Ballet, pre-pointe, pointe shoes
  • Hair in a ballet bun or out of the face

Jazz/Contemporary/Hip Hop/Tap

  • Form fitting clothing including leotard, tank top, shorts, tights, leggings
  • Jazz shoes, foot undies, foot thong or bare feet, sneakers (Hip Hop only), tap shoes
  • Hair styles that keep the hair out of the face - ponytail, ballet bun, half up/half/down, braids

Not appropriate for class: baggy tops, sweatpants, sneakers (unless specified by instructor), hair accessories or jewelry.


  • Students are asked to be respectful to their instructor as well as other students while in class.
  • No cell phones in class.
  • Only water is allowed in the class.
  • Waiting families/guardians are asked to be respectful to others, staff and studio space.
  • It is ok to ask the instructor questions before or after the class, however, they must be brief, not to take away time from class.
  • Parents/guardians are responsible for their child outside of class.
  • Parents/guardians are responsible for changing their child's footwear for combo classes.

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