Policies

2016-2017 Studio Policies

  • $20 registration fee paid upon registration.  $45 costume deposit (per class) must be paid before dance classes start.  Costume fee is non-refundable if dancer quits.  Costume fee is transferable if schedule is changed.
  • 30 minute dance classes are $40 per month.  45 or 60 minute dance classes are $50 per month.  There is $5 discount on two or more classes per dancer or per family.
  • Payments must be paid by the end of the month.  Any fee paid past that date will be subject to a $5 late fee.  Fees can also be paid in advance.  10% discount to pay for year in full.
  • No student will be allowed to participate in regular classes if their account is more than 60 days past due.  Any money received from due accounts will be applied to earliest balance.  No student will be allowed to perform in recital unless their entire account is paid in full.
  • Costumes will need to be paid in full by December 1st, 2016.  Total costume cost for each class is $85. Your costume balance ($40 per class) will be totaled when you register.  You can pay on the balance any time prior to when the full payment is due.  If you change your schedule, your costume amount may also change.
  • A recital fee will be due at the end of the year in March (per family) in order to help pay for cost of annual recital. ($25 per family)
  • There is a mailbox in the office for payments.  Please make sure your dancer’s name is included with payment (especially if last names are not the same).
  • Classes run from September to April and each month is charged full tuition whether the month is short (3 weeks) or long (5 weeks).  Deadline for registration is Oct, 1st.
  • Teachers must have some notification of your child’s decision to drop a dance class.  Not showing up does not constitute withdrawal.  You are still responsible for tuition through month of withdrawal.
  • Dancers may be added to or taken away from a class at the discretion of the teacher.
  • Appropriate dance attire is required for all classes.  Proper shoes are also required.  Please label all dance belongings with your child’s name in case of loss.  Hair needs to be up and out of dancer’s face.  No cell phones or electronic devices in class!
  • Food and drink are allowed in the studio.  Please be responsible for your own or your child’s food.  Clean up after yourself.  Gum and candy are not allowed in the studio.
  • Please encourage your child to use the bathroom prior to class time.
  • Attendance is crucial.  Not only for your child but to the teacher and for the entire class.  Routines are group routines and it is difficult to plan without entire class present.
  • Newsletters will be sent home with your child along with payment envelope.  Newsletter will include important information about schedule, fees, photos, and holidays.  PLEASE READ!!!
  • Holiday schedule:  Thanksgiving Break is Thursday Nov, 24.  Christmas Break begins Friday Dec, 23 and classes will resume Monday Jan, 3.  Spring break will be held the week of April 10-14.  We will have classes on teacher workdays. If you are unsure whether or not we will have class, check the newsletter or website or call the studio.
  • In case of inclement weather, there will be a message on our answering machine and website about any class cancelations or changes.
  • Our website (www.cripplecreekcorner.com) will have an online copy of our newsletter as well as other important information about classes and the studio.
  • Our spring recitals will be held at Penderlea Auditorium with the tentative date of April 29.

If you have any questions please call the studio at (910)259-5192.