Class Placement

All students are placed into a class according to their age and more importantly their level of ability. Numbers of years of previous training does not necessarily determine placement. If at any time the instructor feels the student is incorrectly placed, he or she will be moved into the proper class.

Dress Code
 Preschool I &II - Any color leotard and tights, a skirt/tutu may be worn, Black tap shoes and pink ballet slippers, Hair tied back off face 
No jewelry, stud earrings may be worn


Combo Classes ages 5-7- Any color leotard and tights, a skirt may be worn, Bloch tap shoes style # 302 in tan ( buckle tap shoe), pink ballet slippers
Hair tied back off face, No jewelry, stud earrings may be worn

Ballet- Any color leotard, and pink tights, Pink ballet slippers, Hair in a tightly secured bun. No jewelry, stud earrings may be worn

Tap- Any color leotard, and suntan or black tights, shorts or fitted capri pants may be worn, NO JEANS
          Ages 7-9 Bloch tap shoes style # 302 in tan ( buckle tap shoe)
          Tap I/II, I/III Bloch Respect Oxford in Black

Jazz/Lyric- Any color leotard, suntan or black tights, shorts may be worn. Bloch Style #SO495 Slip on jazz shoe in tan. Hair tied back off face
No jewelry, stud earrings may be worn

Hip Hop - Comfortable clothing, shorts, capri pants sweatpants etc, NO JEANS, Clean sneakers not worn outside. Hair tied back off face
No jewelry, stud earrings may be worn


Class Etiquette
Please arrive on time so as not to disrupt class and ensure proper warm-up
No food, drink, or gum chewing is allowed in the studio. Water only, in plastic containers, may be brought into the studio.
No cell phones in the studio. Please be courteous to your fellow students and your instructor by realizing that the classroom is for learning. Socializing should be done in the waiting/changing areas. Also, when your teacher is working with an individual student or group of students, you should quietly watch, listen, and learn. Don't forget to thank your teacher after class.

 Attendance

Please call if you know you are going to be absent. Good attendance is encouraged. If you have an injury or mild, non-contagious illness you are encouraged to come to class and watch. Make-up classes are available when you must miss. Refunds are not given for missed classes.


Tuition
Tuition statements will be E-mailed out three times per school year. If your account is 30 days past due your child will not be permitted to attend class until tuition is brought up to date. First Quarter tuition is due at time registration, next payment will be due Nov. 15, then Jan. 15, and finally Mar. 15.  A $25 registration fee per student or $40 per family is due annually . Students are not assured a place in class until registration fee and 1st Quarter Tuition is received.
All payments should be sent to: 214 Main Street, Stoneham, MA, 02180

Hours Per Week Quarterly Tuition
1 $125
2 $225
3 $310
4 $385
5 $450

6 $540
7 $625
8 $710

9 $790
UNLIMITED $840
45 mins $110

Second and subsequent family member receive a 10% discount. 
A 5% discount is offered if full years tuition is paid by September 30th!

Observation Classes
Parents are encouraged to view the progress of their child the Dance Academy has two scheduled observation days the fist week in November and the first week in March. At all other times parents, siblings, and friends are not allowed in the classroom, as this can be distracting to the dancers. Video taping is not allowed without your teacher s approval. Many teachers find this distracting.

 Summer Programs

The regular summer programs runs for a period of eight weeks during the months of July and August. The more serious dancers should keep up classes year round. It is also a nice opportunity for students who wish to try out a class on a short-term basis or keep active during the summer months. Week long summer camps offering a variety of classes and activities are also scheduled throughout the summer.

 Costumes
All costumes will be priced at $75 each. Full costume payments will be due no later than November 15th, 2008. Failure to pay costume fees will result in delayed ordering of your child's costume and a $20.00 shipping and handling late fee will be charged to your account. In order to get our costumes in time for our recital we need to order them before Thanksgiving so we have time to make any necessary exchanges.

  

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