Studio Policies

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. Payable: City of East Lansing

  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

Classes begin Monday, September 8, 2014 for Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical Ballet, and Irish.

Classes held at Bailey C.C. - Dance Studios 202 & 203.

Sign up at Hannah C.C at 517-333-2850 ext 0

For more detailed infomation please call (517)-333-4430.

Rates And Procedures

To be Paid Upon Enrollment

Session Length Cost ($ Per Season / $Per Month)
40 min - 45 min $396.00 / $44.00
60 min $414.00 / $46.00
75 min $432.00 / $48.00
60 min - Exam I $450.00 / $50.00
75 min - Exam II-V $468.00 / $52.00
Registration Fee (non-refundable) $15.00
*Recital Fee $75.00 per family

Monthly class lesson fees are to be paid in nine equal payments for classes taken monthly, September through May.

*In addition, a costume fee of approximately $45.00 - $75.00 per calss will be due mid-January. Payable: Studio de Danse

Note: Checks returned for NSF will be charged an additional $27.00 fee.

Lessons Missed

Please call the studio if unable to attend class. Any lesson missed by the student may be made-up in another class. Parents will be responsible for arranging make-up class times. There will be no refund of the regular tuition fee for missed classes. If a class is missed without notification, the lesson is counted and cannot be made-up. Days missed because of personal vacation are still expected to be made-up.

Dance Wear For Ballet Students

Class Item Required
Pre-Ballet & Primary I Pink Leotard
Primary II & Primary III Royal Blue Leotard
Primary Ballet III / Pre-Classical Ballet I Royal Blue Leotard
Classical Ballet I+ Red Leotard
Classical Ballet I+ / II Red Leotard
Intermediate Pointe / Level IV Burgundy Leotard
Intermediate / Advance Ballet / Pointe V-VI Burgundy Leotard
Exam I Black Leotard
Exam IV Black Leotard
Lyrical Ballet IV-V Black Leotard
Beginning Irish Black Leotard
Irish I Black Leotard
Irish II Black Leotard
Beginning Jazz Black Leotard

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.

Jazz 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).

Holiday Schedule

Holiday Dates
Thanksgiving Break Closed - Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - Sunday November 30, 2014
Winter Break Closed - Monday, December 22, 2014 - Sunday, January 4, 2015
Open - Monday, January 5, 2015
Martin Luther King Day Closed - Monday, January 19, 2015
President's Day Closed - Monday, February 16, 2015
Spring Break Closed - Monday, April 6, 2015 - Friday, April 10 2015
Memorial Day Weekend Friday, May 22, 2015 - Monday, May 25, 2015

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 $55.00 - $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>**

East Lansing High School Auditorium

Friday, May 29, 2015

**Dress Rehersal - All Mandatory**

Saturday, May 30, 2015

East Lansing High School Auditorium

**2015 Performance>**

Monday, June 1, 2015

East Lansing High School Auditorium

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