There is an enrollment fee of $37 per student due at the time of enrollment. New students will be evaluated by the instructor during their first class and then placed in the appropriate level. The instructor may suggest a certain number of classes per week or recommend private lessons to build the technique required to transfer into higher level classes, which may be more appropriate for their age.
Classes and Levels
The academy level classes will follow a curriculum based on the Vaganova method. Academy levels start at level 1 through level 10. Students will be evaluated for advancement at the end of the academic year, advancement decisions are at the discretion of the directors.
Students aged 3-6 may enroll in the pre-academy classes; placement in Bitty Ballet or Pre-Ballet will be at the discretion of the instructors. Bitty Ballet and Pre-Ballet are preparation for academy classes.
Ballet conditioning and stretch class is open to all students level 1-10 and will focus on training flexibility and strength needed for ballet. Beginning pointe classes are started in level 3.
Adult classes are open to students of all levels, ages 16 and above.
Performance and Competition
Stage productions will be offered twice yearly. Performance agreements will be available at the time of auditions, a performance fee is required for each student who dances in a production. Every student who auditions and pays the performance fee will be cast in the performance. There may be additional performance and learning opportunities available. Ask the instructor if you are interested in private classes, choreography and ballet competitions preparation.
Enrolled students pay monthly tuition determined by the number of classes they are taking per week. Tuition is due on the 1st day of each month. A 5% late fee will be charged if tuition is not paid by the 5th of the month. Tuition payment is accepted by cash, check, credit card or online. You may also select monthly auto-pay for tuition payments.
Students may make up missed classes in the dancer’s current level or the level below. Missed classes can not be applied to future tuition or transferred to another student. With the exception of extended absences due to illness or injury, neither refunds nor credits will be given for missed classes.
|Classes per Week||Monthly Tuition|
Enrollment fee for new students: $37
Adult class card: 10 classes for $140
Private lessons: 30 minutes for $45, 45 minutes for $60, and 60 minutes for $75
Drop-in class (all levels): $20
Pointe class is billed as a separate class.
Partnering: $20 per class
Families - for families with 2 or more students enrolled there is a 5% discount for each enrolled student.
Boys - all boys receive a 30 % discount.
Discounts may not be combined
For participation in competitions:
Variation and music selection: TBA
A limited number of costumes are available for students to rent, starting at $75
GIRLS: Leotard (see below for color), pink-footed tights and pink ballet shoes with elastic sewn on. A ballet skirt may be worn. Hair is to be in a neat bun. All bangs should be pinned away from the face.
Pre-Ballet and Level 1: PINK, Level 2: BLUE, Level 3: LAVENDER, Level 4: BURGUNDY, Level 5: HUNTER GREEN, Level 6 and above: BLACK
BOYS: Black tights, jazz pants or shorts, black ballet shoes and a white shirt.
ADULTS: Wear comfortable workout clothes and have your hair pulled back off your face.
Students who do not meet this dress code may be asked to fix their appearance before they are allowed to join the class.