dance-arts-centre | Class Information & Policies
Recreational class information

Dance Attire/Dress Code

Twinkle Tots (2 - 3 yrs):

Comfortable dance attire and ballet slippers. Hair pulled away from face.

 

Twinkle Toes & Twinkle Stars (Preschool - Kindergarten):

Leotard & tights (attached skirts are acceptable), tan tap shoes and pink ballets. Hair must be pulled back in a ponytail or bun.

Shining Stars and Shooting Stars:

Black leotard, tights or fitted dance shorts, tan tap shoes and tan jazz shoes.  Hair must be pulled back in a ponytail or bun.

 

Hip Hop Stars/Boys Hip Hop:

Comfortable clothing and tennis shoes (please, no black soles).  Hair must be pulled back in a ponytail.

 

Boys:

Male dancers should wear athletic attire (age 6 years+ in black.) Shoes should be black ballet shoes, jazz shoes and/or taps.

Class Tuition - based on one class per week, September - May

45-minute class                   $50/ month        $450/ year

1-hour class                         $54/ month        $486/ year

add an additional class:     $41/month         $369/ year

Yearly tuition in broken into 9 monthly payments and due on the first of each month. Payments can be made to your account online or at the front desk.

 

*We offer a 5% discount for yearly tuition paid in full by September 30. 

 

Classroom Policy

We ask that parents do not come into the classrooms when classes are in session.  It is distracting to the other dancers and we ask that you view class through the viewing windows only.  Please have your dancer come into class with his/her tap shoes on first.

Punctuality

Dancers are asked to arrive at least 5 minutes earlier than the start of their class time.  This will allow them to get dressed or use the restroom, if needed, and enter the classroom on time. 

Bathroom: Parents of children under 8, please take your child to the rest room prior to class to avoid disruptions.


Missed Classes

Missed classes can be made up whenever possible.  You can come to another class of the same age & level to make-up a missed class (if available).  We’d be happy to assist you in finding an appropriate class to attend.  There are NO refunds for missed classes. 

Cancelled Classes – Inclement Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather or circumstances beyond our control and a studio closing is required, we will leave a message on the studio voicemail, send an email (if possible) and post this notification on Facebook/Instagram.  There are no refunds or makeup classes for studio closing due to weather conditions and/or circumstances beyond our control. 

Sick Policy

If your child has vomited, had diarrhea or a fever within the last 24 hours, we ask that you please keep them home from dance.  Thanks for your help keeping all of our dancers healthy!

Recital/ Costumes

Twinkle toes - one costume at $71.00

Hip hop star - one costume at $84.00

All other classes - 2 costumes at $84.00 each

Our recital will be held at the Chanhassen High School Auditorium.  Our recitals are professionally staged and your child's participation is highly recommended.  A recital fee of $20.00 will be due in the spring.

Practice music

All recreational dancers will receive a downloadable version of their recital music.

Awards

At the end of the season, our dancers will receive a medal and certificate of achievement.  Trophies will be awarded to dancers who have danced at our studio 5, 10 and 15 years.

 

Calendar 2019-2020

The following days are holiday breaks and the studio will be closed:

MEA Break                      October 17-19

Halloween                       October 31

Thanksgiving Break        November 25-30

Winter Break                   December 21-January 1         

Presidents Break             February 17-19    

Spring Break                    March 30-April 4

Last day of classes          May 21

Recitals                            June 6 - 7  

 
 
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OFFICE HOURS 

Mondays 12-8pm

Tuesdays 12-8pm

Wednesdays 12-8pm

Thursdays 12-8pm

Saturdays 9:30am-2:30pm

Contact us:

952.937.2618

mail@danceartscentre.net

Chanhassen, MN