Classes per week Tuition monthly Tuition per Monthly
(per family) (not on auto pay) (Autopay rate)1 class $40.00 $35.00
Dance Dynamics Tuition rates and policies.
Tuition is by the season only
Monthly Tuition Fees
Tuition is paid monthly and is based on 10 monthly installments August-May. Tuition is not pro-rated and remains the same each month regardless of the student's attendance, studio closures, or holidays. Students who have absences are encouraged to make up any classes they have missed. Tuition fees are non-refundable.
Families are strongly encouraged to pay tuition through Autopay (direct withdrawal from a debit or credit card account) and those who choose this method of payment will receive a monthly discount. Tuition fees are automatically deducted on the 25th of the prior month the tuition is due. (Exception of the first month the fee will be deducted on the first of August) Any declined payment will be charged a $25.00 fee.
For tuition notpaid through Autopay, the discount does not apply. Statements are sent via email on or around the 25thof each month sent tuition payment is due on or before the 1st of each month. Payments received after the 5th of the month will automatically be charged a $10.00 late fee. Checks, credit cards, and cash are accepted. All manual credit cards payments incur a convenience fee. Accounts must be kept current and in good standing for students to continue participation in classes. In the event of Credit card charge backs or declined checks account will be charged a $35.00 NSF fee.
Family Discounts for Tuition
Tuition rates are calculated per family, not per student. This is a significant discount for our families with one dancer in multiple classes or a family with multiple dance students! Families are defined as those students living in the same household. We also offer and unlimited program for our students to participate in a variety of classes and become a well-rounded dancer.
*Police, firefighter, and military families will be given a 5% discount on tuition.
* Families who live more than 20 miles from the studio will be given a 5% discount on tuition.
*Tuition paid in full at registration 10% discount (These discounts cannot be combined.)
Only tuition payments are processed through Autopay. Costumes and other fees are not processed through your Autopay account.
Pre-registration for 2019-20 will begin 3/1/2019. Pre-registration is available online after this date. Please register for the class(es) you are interested in for next year. We will verify this information as we begin to build the class schedule. Students wishing to do solos, duets, etc. Will not be able to register online. Please print the solo-duet/trio form turn in at the desk with the applicable deposit. A limited number of solos and duets will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. Solo- duet/trio deposits are non-refundable. In the event solo duet/trio is cancelled by the student a credit will be applied to the families account less $50 cancellation fee.
REGISTRATION FEE: An annual registration fee of $25.00 will be charged. This fee is non refundable and holds a place for your dancer in the class or classes you have chosen. Registration is not considered complete until this fee is paid. $35.00 Maximum Family registration fee.
ATTENDANCE: It is important that your dancer is in class, frequent absence can hinder the progress of your dancer as well as the class. It is the parents responsibility to inform the instructor if your dancer will have a lengthy absence. Arrangements for makeup classes can be made with the instructor if necessary. We do allow students to attend another class of the same level or lower for intermittent absences. Please make these arrangements with your dancer's instructor within one week of the missed class.
Private makeup class may be scheduled $25.00 per class.
DRESS CODE: All students need to be in proper dance clothing for dance. Hair must be pulled back in pony tail, braid, or bun for all classes.
*Girls: leotard, tights, leggings, etc. are all acceptable . **No dresses, jeans, etc.
Acrobatic dancers must wear tight fitting top or leotard.
Ballet technique class, pre pointe, pointe students must wear leotard, tights and hair in bun.
*Boys:sweats, shorts, t-shirt, tank tops are all acceptable. (no sagging pants)
SHOES: PROPER SHOES ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL CLASSES PLEASE CHECK SHOE LIST FOR CLASS(ES) YOU ARE ENROLLED.
* We do offer shoes at the studio, we also have a large selection of used shoes available each year.
CLASS PLACEMENT: All class placement is based on the technical merit of each dancer. Age is also a consideration for placement in class.. Your dancer's placement in class is determined by the instructors. We are happy to schedule a placement evaluation for any dancer that is entering to our dance program from another dance program to ensure they are placed appropriately. These evaluations are free to all registering students. **NOTE: We do not audition students for our program, we evaluate skill levels for proper placement. We offer beginning through advanced student classes.
PARENT OBSERVATION: Parents are welcome to observe any class(es) from our waiting area. If parents would like to video tape we welcome this during the last 5 minutes of class time. Only registered students are allowed in the dance class. Please refrain from sitting in the large classroom during classes. Please keep younger siblings in the waiting area. We ask that students picked up promptly at the end of class and please do not drop off students prior to 10 mins before the start of their class. No student will be allowed to leave the building without a parent or guardian.
STUDENT LOUNGE: We do have an area designated for students to do homework if they have breaks between multiple classes. This are no electronics (cell phones, iPods, etc) in this area. Students need to be doing homework and remain quiet to respect those who are. (If school class requires the use of IPAD or tablet students may use them to complete assignments only)
FOOD AND DRINKS: All food and drinks must remain in the main waiting area and all students are expected to clean up after themselves.
WEATHER CANCELLATIONS: We will close due to bad weather when the Tippecanoe School Corporation has an early release due to weather. We do not necessarily close when the school is delayed or closed as conditions may improve by late afternoon. Please check our Facebook/Instagram page for updates on cancellations. We make every attempt to contact all students when we are closed due to weather by email.
LIABILITY/INJURY: It is understood that in Dance , as in any physical activity, there is an inherent risk of injury. By acknowledgment of this document and typed name or signature of the parent's or legal guardian on the registration form for Dance Dynamics. The parent or legal guardian acknowledges this risk and agrees to hold harmless, Dance Dynamics or any of it's representatives harmless in the case of injury as a result of participation in Dance Dynamics dance program. It is also understood that the parents or legal guardian will inform Dance Dynamics of any medical condition that may limit full participation in the program. In that case of limited participation due to an injury or other medical condition a release from the family physician may be required.
PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEO: Dance Dynamics has permission to use any photo that includes my dancer for the purpose of advertising, promoting or other business related activities, without compensation for such use. Photos taken by Dance Dynamics are the property of Dance Dynamics.
SIGNING RELEASE FORM: A signed release is required for participation in our program. Online registration typed name will constitute as the signature that these policies and guidelines have been read, registration cannot be completed with out this typed signature.
Please instruct your dancer to keep their items in the cubbies or the baskets. Water bottles may brought into the dance class, however please make sure they have a lid that will close.
Entering the building please stay on the carpet runners when entering the building in street shoes. Hip Hop students need to change shoes for hip hop class (do not wear your street shoes to hip hop class) This will protect our floors and help during wet or snowy weather.
We do share the facility with United Sounds, you are asked to make sure your child does not enter the United Sounds showroom unless accompanied by an parent or adult or United Sounds personnel .