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2014-2015 Dance season information

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THIS PAGE OFFERS INFORMATION FROM CLASS FEES TO RECITAL DATES.

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WELCOME TO OUR STUDIO AND TO DANCE CLASS!

DANCE CLASS DRESS CODE

GIRLS (AGES 3 & 4): Leotard (any color, any style)

Tights (any color)

Tap shoes - Black Buckle strap style

Ballet shoes - Black No-Drawstring style

Bag to contain dance shoes

Note: Please put Dancer’s name on each shoe and on the dance bag.

Long hair must be worn back in a ponytail or bun.

GIRLS (5 YEARS OLD AND OLDER): Leotard - solid black sleeveless tank style

Tights - white

Tap shoes - black buckle strap Maryjane style

(Dancers - age 12 & up need tap oxfords)

Ballet shoes - Black Leather No-Drawstring

Bag to contain dance shoes

Note: Optional dance skirt, dance pants, or dance shorts

Dancers age 9 and older also need TAN split-sole jazz shoes - lace style

Hair must be worn back in a ponytail or bun.

BOYS (all ages): Solid White t-shirt (no print or logos)

Black elastic waist gym shorts or pants

Black or white socks

Black tap shoes and Black ballet shoes

Bag to contain shoes

Note: Boys age 9 and older also need Black split-sole jazz shoes (lace-up style)


REGISTRATION FEE: NON-REFUNDABLE

$25.00 - one dancer enrolled ($20.00 for re-enrolling dancers)

$10.00 - each additional sibling enrolled

MONTHLY LESSON FEE:

$50.00 - one dancer enrolled

$90.00 - two siblings enrolled

$105.00 - three siblings enrolled

ALL LESSON FEES ARE DUE ON THE FIRST LESSON OF EACH MONTH.

Please make checks payable to PATTI MEDLEY’S DANCE CENTRE.

RETURN CHECK FEE - $25.00

LATE FEE - $5.00 per each month on lesson fees a month past due.

IMPORTANT DATES TO NOTE:

August 18 Classes Begin

Sept. 1 Labor Day - no classes

October 4 Costume Fee due for Winter Recital

October 31 Halloween - no classes 

November 27 Thanksgiving Holiday - no classes

December 13 Dress Rehearsal for Winter Recital at Memorial Auditorium

(See assigned class schedule for time of Rehearsal)

December 14 Winter Recital #1 at Memorial Auditorium - 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Winter Recital #2 at Memorial Auditorium - 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Dec.15 - Jan. 2 Winter Break - no classes -

Jan. 3 Classes resume

February 7 Costume Fee due for Spring Recital (Note: only selected classes)

April 6 - 10 Spring Break - no classes

May 18 Dress Rehearsal for Spring Recitals at Memorial Auditorium

(See assigned class schedule for time of Rehearsal)

May 19 Spring Recital #1 at Memorial Auditorium - 7:00 p.m.

May 20 Spring Recital #2 at Memorial Auditorium - 7:00 p.m.

 

STUDIO RULES:

1. Appropriate dress must be worn at each lesson. (See dress code on page 1)

2. ABSOLUTELY NO FOOD, DRINK, SMOKING, OR CHEWING GUM is allowed into the studio or the reception room.

3. ALL DANCERS must wait inside the studio until a parent picks her/him up.

4. Dancers should not arrive or be dropped off more than 10 minutes before class time.

5. Dancers should be picked up no later than 10 minutes after dismissal from class.

6. Any undue misbehavior or failure to pay for lessons is cause for dismissal from the class or any other studio related events.

7. Parents - please remind your children not to run in the studio, or sit on the railing in the entrance.

8. TARDINESS: Dancers need to be at class on time (or no later than 5 minutes), dressed ready to dance. To alleviate distractions and out of respect for the class, at 5 minutes past the hour the door to the danceroom will be locked until the second half of class. At that point, tardy dancers may enter the danceroom. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

WINTER RECITALS: The Winter Recitals will be held at Memorial Auditorium. Each program will last approx. 1hr. 30 min. There will be a dress rehearsal at Memorial Auditorium stage prior to the recitals.

WINTER RECITAL COSTUME: All dancers will need to purchase a new, ready made costume from a costume company. The costume fee is due in early October. Average cost - $60.00 - $75.00. This costume will be used again for the Spring Recital, so please hang the costume and keep all accessories in a safe place. Most classes will not purchase additional costumes in the Spring.

WINTER RECITAL FEE: The Winter Recital Fee is $35.00 per dancer. Maximum Winter Recital Fee for a family of two or more siblings is $70.00 total. Tickets will not be sold for the recitals. Your paid Recital Fee includes the cost of admission for you, and all of your invited family and guests. No tickets are needed. The Winter Recital Fee is due in December and before the Rehearsal. All fees to date (including lesson fees, costume fees, recital fee, return check fees) must be paid in full in order to perform in the recital.

SPRING RECITALS: The Spring Recitals will be held at Memorial Auditorium. Each program will last approx. 1 hr. 30 min. There will be a dress rehearsal at Memorial Auditorium stage prior to the recital.

SPRING RECITAL COSTUME: Only selected classes will purchase an additional costume. (Most classes will reuse their Winter Recital costume.) Average cost - $60.00 - $75.00. The costume fee will be due in January.

SPRING RECITALS AND TROPHY FEE: The Spring Recitals and Trophy Fee is $45.00 per dancer. Maximum Spring Recital and Trophy Fee for a family of two or more siblings is $90.00 total. Tickets will not be sold for the recitals. Your paid Recital Fee includes the cost of admission for you, and all of your family and guests. No tickets are needed. This fee also includes a trophy at the end of May. The Spring Recital and Trophy Fee is due in May and before the Rehearsal. All fees to date (including lesson fees, costume fees, recital fees, return check fees) must be paid in full in order to receive a trophy and to perform in the recital.


CONCERNING MAKE-UP LESSONS: See the class schedule sheet for the appropriate make-up class day and time. Some classes do not have a regular make-up class time scheduled. PLEASE CONSULT WITH THE INSTRUCTOR BEFORE ATTENDING A MAKE-UP LESSON. If a holiday falls on your class day, or if you are absent from class, we do not discount the monthly lesson fee. The monthly lesson fee is a flat rate for the month.

LOST AND FOUND: Unclaimed items will be placed in the blue container located in the back room of the studio. Any unclaimed items remaining after the Spring Recital will be donated to charity. PLEASE PUT YOUR DANCER’S NAME ON EACH SHOE AND THEIR BAG!! Instructors will not be held responsible in any way for any lost, misplaced, or unclaimed items.

HAIR AND JEWELRY DURING CLASS: Please do not wear any jewelry during class, especially earrings. Hair should be pulled back and away from face either in a bun or a ponytail. Please do not wear hair down, especially long hair that gets in the way of turns with head spots!!