Proper attire is mandatory for all the dance classes. Proper attire gives the dancer freedom of movement and makes it possible for the instructors to make corrections on form and alignment easily and accurately.
All ballet levels have a *specific* dress code, no substitutions are allowed.
Class attire for Pre-Primary, Primary and Levels I through III can be purchased at the studio or at Styles in Motion.
Please note: Girls in all levels including pointe require pink ballet flats as well as pink footed tights.
Leotards for Levels IV through VI may be purchased at the studio.
Boys in all levels must where black shorts, a white T-shirt and black ballet shoes.
JAZZ & TAP
Ballet attire is appropriate for jazz and tap classes. You may also wear jazz pants or shorts and a leotard. All color combinations are acceptable for jazz and tap.
For jazz classes you will need jazz shoes (any style). For classes tan or black shoes are acceptable; for shows the required color will be specified (so you might want both colors).
For tap classes you will need tap shoes with a tele tone tap (no aluminum taps).
Hip-hop looks great with the hip-hop style of clothing. You will also need black jazz shoes (any style). For classes tan or black shoes are acceptable; for shows the required color will be specified (so you might want both colors).
Be at least five minutes early to class. Call the studio in advance if you are going to be late. Students who call in advance may be allowed into class at the manager’s discretion.
Do not wear street shoes in the studio.
Hair must be in a ballet bun for all ballet classes. Hair must be completely off the face and neck for all classes. Use gel and bobby pins to fix your hair neatly.
Do not run in the studio.
Food and drinks are not allowed in the studio. You can only carry water inside the studio.
No cell phones in the classroom.
You must pick up your child/children on time. You will be charged $15 if it is the last class of the day and you are more than 10 minutes late in picking up your child.
Parents are not allowed inside the classroom during the class hours
Be Aware of Dates and Events.
It is the responsibility of the parent or adult student to be aware of all school activities. Information is typically available at one or more of the following places
On the bulletin boards located inside the studio
On the web site for each studio
Posted on the Facebook page of each studio
We make a serious effort to provide you with important information in a timely manner. However, particularly near show time, it can be difficult for us to update all sources of information quickly. We request that you make a habit of checking at least two sources of information (e.g., bulletin board and website) on a regular basis, particularly as the performances draw near.
Contact and Billing Information
It is the responsibility of the parent or adult student to inform the school of changes to their contact information including telephone number, address, and email.
It is also the responsibility of the parent or adult student to inform the studio of changing to billing information pertaining to tuition auto-pay.
Payment of Fees
Tuition: Tuition must be paid by auto-pay ACH bank draft. Tuition will be debited from your bank account on the 1st day of each month from August-December (Fall semester) or January-May (Spring semester). Tuition is non-refundable. Credit or debit card or check payments are not accepted on a monthly basis. Full semester payments may be made by credit or debit card or by check.
Registration fees: A non-refundable registration fee per student, per year, is required at time of initial registration or yearly renewal. Check individual school for registration fee amount.
Costume fees: All dance classes require a costume fee in order to participate in the end of semester performances. The DEADLINE for costume fees for the Fall semester is the 1st week of September; the DEADLINE for Spring semester is the 3rd week of January. Costume fees are non-refundable. Un-paid costume fees will mean removal of a student from the end of semester performance.