Studio Policies 2017-2018

Marcia Smith Olds' Studio de Danse

Hannah Community Center

819 Abbot Road, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

Information For Parents And Adult Students

Please read the following carefully to avoid any misunderstandings.

  1. All lesson fees are to be paid monthly, September through May. No payment is collected in June. Payment is due the first week of the month.

  2. The minimum num ber of students per class is five, maximum is twelve. Class time is subject to change if the class size falls below minimum.

  3. Lessons will be forfeited if not made up within four weeks.

  4. You will be invited to the classroom approximately three times a year to observe your child's progress.

  5. We cannot stress enough the importance of consistent attendance, as regularity enhances the quality of continual progress.

Studio Registration

Clases begin the week of September 11th.

For ballet, hip hop, lyrical ballet and irish monring classes begin Monday, Sept. 11 and Thursday, Sept. 21.

Please call to confirm classes now!

Classes Offered

Name Age Range
Ballet/Pointe Available 4 - Adult
Hip Hop Available 9-14
Irish Available 7-18

Dance Wear For Ballet Students

Class Item Required
Pre-Ballet & Primary I Pink Leotard
Primary II, Primary III & Transitional Classical I Royal Blue Leotard
All Exam I - Exam VI Students Black Leotard
Classical Ballet Level I Red Leotard
Classical Ballet Level II Navy Leotard
Imtermediate Level III & IV Burgundy Leotard
Advanced Imtermediate Level V/VI & VI Burgundy Leotard / Black Leotard
Boys II - V White T-Shirt and Black Tights

Hair must be neat, off the neck and away from the face. Ballet bun, if hair is long enough. No jewelry or gum allowed in class. Students are required to wear regulation leotard according to class color. Girl students wear pink tights and pink slippers. Boy students wear black tights and black slippers, as well as a dance belt.

Lyrical Students: Leotard, tights or black jazz pants or shorts and beige jazz shoes or ballet slippers. Hair must be pulled back. Street shoes are not allowed in dance studio(used jazz shoes available).

School Policy

Regular attendance is extremely important to all students for their progression in dance. It takes time to build strong bones and to learn the art of dance.

Rates And Procedures

To be Paid Upon Enrollment

Registration Fee-$15 per student(non-refundable)

*Recital Fee-$75 per family

**Monthly Class Lesson Fee-To be paid in nine equal payments for clases taken monthly, September through May.

*In addition, a costume fee of approximately $45-$75 per class will be due mid-January.

Note Checks returned for NSF will be charged an additional $27.50 fee.

Session Length Cost ($ Per Season/$Per Month)
40 min-45 min $405/$45
50 min $414/$46
60 min $423/$47
75 min $441/$49
Monday Advanced Ballet 90 Minute Lesson $540/$60
Exam I-V Minute Lesson $468/$52



Holiday Schedule

Holiday Dates Closed
Halloween Tuesday, october 31, 2017
Thanksgiving Break Wednesday, November 23 & Thursday Novemeber 24, 2017
Winter Break Friday, December 22, 2017-Sunday, January 7, 2018

Open: Monday, January 8, 2018

President's Day Monday, February 19, 2018
Spring Break One Week - Dates to be announced(Same as East lansing School District)
Memorial Day Monday, May 28, 2018

Spring Dance Revue

Our students present a dance program each June at the close of the dance season. The cost of the recital costume is approximately $50.00-$75.00 per class. The recital fee is paid upon registration. Therefore, no tickets are required for the performance. You may bring an unlimited number of guests.

It's Showtime

**Dress Rehersal - Story Ballet Only**

Hannah Community Center Theater

Friday, June 1, 2018 5:30-8:30pm

**Dress Rehersal - All Mandatory**

Saturday, June 2, 2018 10am-4pm

Hannah Community Center Theater

**2018 Performance**

Monday, June 4, 2018 7pm

Hannah Community Center Theater

****These dates will be confirmed****

Teaching Staff