Studio Policies and Tuition Information

 

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ATTENDANCE AND CLASS TIME

  • Come to dance class prepared, adhering to the studio dress code and with the proper dance shoes.

  • Always show respect to your teachers and fellow dancers.

  • NO CELL PHONES in class.

  • No food or drinks in the classroom. (Water bottles may be permitted with the permission of the instructor.)

  • No hanging or pulling up on the ballet barres.

  • Always wear cover-ups when entering or exiting the studio.

  • Once class begins, students may only leave the classroom to use the restroom.

  • Food and drinks may be eaten in the lobby. You must dispose of your own trash.

  • Food privileges may be revoked should students continually refuse to dispose of their trash

CLASS AND STUDIO BEHAVIOR

  • Come to dance class prepared, adhering to the studio dress code and with the proper dance shoes.

  • Always show respect to your teachers and fellow dancers.

  • NO CELL PHONES in class.

  • No food or drinks in the classroom. (Water bottles may be permitted with the permission of the instructor.)

  • No hanging or pulling up on the ballet barres.

  • Always wear cover-ups when entering or exiting the studio.

  • Once class begins, students may only leave the classroom to use the restroom.

  • Food and drinks may be eaten in the lobby. You must dispose of your own trash.

  • Food privileges may be revoked should students continually refuse to dispose of their trash

PICK-UP, DROP OFF & PARKING

Due to COVID-19 Restrictions we have updated our pick-up and drop off procedures. You may find them here.

STUDENT WITHDRAWAL 

To withdrawal from the studio, or a class a 30 day written notice is required. You are responsible for the tuition amount for the 30 days after your notice is turned in.  If you withdrawal after the costume payments have been made we can not give a refund.  If you have already paid for your costume, please pick it up at the end of the Spring Semester or your costume will be donated. 

No refunds will be given on tuition or costumes payments.

You may pick up a Withdrawal Form in the office or fill it out electronically and email it to info@dianaevansdance.com  

Click here to download a withdraw form.

DRESS CODE

 

HAIR SHOULD BE SECURED IN A BUN OR A LOW, SLEEK PONYTAIL ... AWAY FROM THE FACE WITH NO FLY AWAYS AND NOT FALLING DOWN EVERY FEW MINUTES!!!!!

 

  • Solid black leotards for girls. Black, gray or white tee shirts and solid black pants or shorts for boys.

  • Pink dancewear tights are required for ballet class. Pink, tan or black tights may be worn for jazz and tap class. Boys do not need tights. Girls and boys may wear white socks for fit or comfort in any class.

Shoes

  • BALLET: Pink ballet shoes for girls. Black ballet shoes for boys. Leather or canvas is acceptable.

  • JAZZ: Tan Leather slip-on Jazz shoes, pirouettes or foot undeez are acceptable for all jazz classes. *Boys can wear black jazz shoes

  • TAP: Tan Mary-Jane tap shoes for Kindergarten and Combo Classes. Tan oxford (lace-up) tap shoes for all other tap classes. *Boys can wear Black Tap Shoes

  • HIP HOP: Black, white or gray tee shirts and pants or shorts. Jazz shoes, jazz sneakers or tennis shoes used FOR CLASS ONLY! Do not wear your regular street shoes as they track in dirt and debris to the dance floor. Regular dancewear may also be worn.

  • Absolutely NO loose jewelry! No drop or dangle earrings, necklaces or bracelets.

  • Cover-ups are to be outside of the class at all times.

  • Do not wear dance shoes outside the building. The soles of your dance shoes MUST be kept clean! No exceptions!!!

  • Solid black or pink sweaters may be worn in class as you warm up or if your class room is chilly during the winter month. No baggy sweats of any kind. No over-sized or brightly colored dance skirts or dance dresses. Plain black jazz pants (no writing) or shorts may be worn during jazz and tap class only. Studio and recital tee shirts may be worn as cover ups. Teachers have the right to request the removal of cover-ups, dance shorts etc. at any time should they interfere with your performance in class.

Tuition Rates
 

Tuition is calculated based on the total hours within a family. Siblings combine their hours for a total monthly tuition rate. There is a discount given for semester or yearly rates.

Payment Policies
 

There are no refunds on any payments made.

 

We require a credit card to be kept on file for all students currently enrolled.   

Payment options include:

  • Monthly Auto-Payment: Your card will be charged between the 1st and the 5th of each month.  The card on file will be charged a Costume Deposit on October 1st and a Costume Balance on December 1st.

  • Semester: Pay the semester in full at registration and again at the beginning of the Spring Semester in January.  The card on file will be charged a Costume Deposit on October 1st and a Costume Balance on December 1st.

  • Declined Card Policy: If your card is declined you will be notified and must come in and pay that month and you will incur a $30 declined card fee.  We will require a new card on file.  The 2nd time your card is declined, you will be required to pay your remaining semester tuition balance in full.  

  • Returned checks will result in a $30 late fee as well as the tuition amount owed charged to the card on file, that must be paid by money order, visa, mc or cash.  If you would like to opt-out of the Auto-pay or change your card on file, we require a 30 day notice. Should you have problems with payments, please call the office.

  • Tuition is calculated based on the total hours within a family. Siblings combine their hours for a total monthly tuition rate. There is a discount given for semester or yearly rates.

  • Every student must purchase a costume package that consists of costumes and a recital video. Costume package deposits are due the first class in October and the final costume package payment is due the first class in December.

October 1st Costume Deposits are as follows (listed by class):

  • Terrific 2s is $50

  • Ballet and Bop is $50

  • Hip Hop Tots is $50

  • Ballet, Bop and Tap for Kindergartners is $125

  • Combo Class is $125

  • Hip Hop Class is $50

  • Ballet/Contemporary Class is $75

  • Jazz/Musical Theater/Tap Class is $75

December 1st Costume Balances (final payment) are as follows (listed by class):

  • Terrific 2s is $50

  • Ballet and Bop is $50

  • Hip Hop Tots is $50

  • Ballet, Bop and Tap for Kindergartners is $110

  • Combo Class is $110

  • Hip Hop is $50

  • Ballet/Contemporary Class is $75

  • Jazz/Musical Theater/Tap Class is $75

 

COVID and other Illness related Policies
 

As government policies and standards change we will be updating our policies and procedures related to COVID-19 and other illnesses. In depth instructions for entering and exiting class will be sent to students prior to the start of the year. 

Class Size and Spacing

  • Class size will be dictated by social distancing guidelines 

  • Floors will be clearly marked so dancers and teachers can maintain 6 or more feet apart

 Illness and Temperature Checks

  • All students and staff will have a temperature check as they enter the facility. This will be done safely and respectfully 

  • If the student or staff member has a temperature of 100 degrees or more they will not be allowed in the building. 

  • If a student or staff member does not feel well we ask that they do not come to class.

  • If a student or staff member feels sick or has any symptoms they must let us know.

  • The student or staff member will not be allowed to attend classes at the studio until they are checked by a medical professional and deemed Covid-19 free or have been quarantined for 14 days and are symptom and fever free.  

Face Masks

  • All students and staff will be required to wear masks.  

  • We will provide each student with a reusable DESOD mask, but they may wear one of their own if they prefer.

  • If a student feels they need to take a break from their mask, we will allow them to sit in the area specially designated for this.

 

Entrances and Exits 

  • All students will use hand sanitizer as they enter and exit the building.

  • All entrances to the building will be clearly marked and will be in compliance with physical distancing.  

 

Parents, Waiting Rooms, and Water Fountains

  • No parents will be allowed in the building.  

  • Parents will drop off dancers at the appropriate door 5 min before class begins and parents must return for pick-up 15 min prior to class end time due to social distanced dismissal. 

  • Waiting rooms, dressing rooms, and all other common areas will be closed.

  • Water fountains will not be available. Students must bring their own disposable water bottles, clearly labeled with their first and last name.

 

Restrooms

  • We will ask parents to take students the the restroom before they come to studio. 

  • Restrooms will be sanitized frequently.

  • Student MUST wash hands after using the restroom. 

  • Studio restrooms will NOT be available to anyone waiting in cars for students.

 

Personal Belongings

  • Students should come to dance already dressed for class.

  • Students may only bring dance shoes, personal hygiene products, and a bottle of water in their tote or drawstring bag. Please do not bring large or oversized bags. 

  • All phones must be kept in dancer's bags and not used inside the building.

  • Students should wear shoes that are easy to put on and remove.  

 

Sanitation 

  • We have invested in hospital grade disinfectant which will be used to sanitize the building.

  • Floors and touch surfaces will be cleaned between each class as well as at the start and end of each day.

  • Click Here for more information on our cleaning procedures. 

 

Refunds will not be given in the event of COVID-19 or any other illness related shut down. Should it become necessary we will provide our students with engaging virtual education.   

Click here for a downloadable version of our COVID related procedures 

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