All emergency days off recognized by the Lafayette Parish School Board will be kept by the dance school, unless you are otherwise notified. The holiday schedule for the 2022—2023 school year are as follows:
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- Petite Class (Ages 3-4, 1st year of dance)
- Primary Class (Ages 4-5, 2nd year of dance)
Advanced Primary (Ages 5-6, 3rd year of dance)
Beginner (Ages 6-7, 4th year of dance)
Advanced Beginner (7-8, 5th year of dance)
Jr. Intermediate (Ages 8-9, typically 6th year of dance)
Intermediate (9-10, typically 7th year of dance)
Adv. Intermediate (9-10; typically 8th year of dance)
- Junior Advanced and Ballet I (Ages 10-12; typically 6th-7th grade)
Teens and Ballet II (Ages 11-13; typically 7th-8th grade)
Teen Advanced and Ballet III (Ages 12-14; typically 8th-9th grade)
Advanced and Ballet IV (Ages 15-18; typically 9th-12th grade)
- Hip Hop Classes (Offered to Kindergarten and up)
Jazz Technique (Offered to ages 5-7)
Company/Team Prep - Jazz Technique (Offered to ages 7-12)
Pre-Pointe/Beginner Pointe (Offered to ages 10 and up; Advanced Intermediate and up)
Regular attendance is mandatory. When an absence cannot be avoided, PLEASE CALL. Missing classes slows progress. If he or she must leave class early, please notify the teacher. Perfect attendance will be awarded to those students who have attended EVERY SCHEDULED CLASS and ARRIVES ON TIME. This includes all classes from the first week of class which began August, 22nd. If a hip hop class is missed, but made up, this will not count as perfect attendance.
Ages 3-6: (Petite, Primary, Adv. Primary, and Beginner)
Any color leotard, black, pink, or suntan tights, pink ballet shoes,
black tap shoes. Hair in bun or ponytail. Skirts are acceptable.
Ages 7-up: (Combo class) (Advanced Beginner and Up)
Any style or colored leotard/form fitting crop top, pink,
black or suntan tights, jazz pants or hot shorts, pink ballet shoes,
suntan jazz shoes, black jazz taps. Hair in bun or ponytail.
Any style black leotards with black hot shorts on top with suntan, black, or pink tights. Hair in bun or ponytail.
Tennis shoes and comfortable loose clothing.
Any style or colored leotard/form fitting crop top with hot shorts on top. Hair in bun or ponytail.
Any style or colored leotard/form fitting crop top, pink, black or suntan tights, jazz pants or hot shorts, suntan jazz shoes. Hair in bun or ponytail.
***Students must have the appropriate shoe for each subject.
Add / Drop Policy
In order to add or drop a class, a two weeks written notice prior to terminating enrollment is required or tuition will be charged. We will not take verbal cancellations. A cancellation notice must be downloaded from our website and submitted to our office. Once costumes are ordered, the costume balance will be due and no refund will be given on costume payments. All changes in schedule must be made prior to November 1st. If any classes are dropped after November 1st, you are responsible for the remainder of the year’s tuition. The Drop/Add Form can be found here.
Parking Lot Drop Off/Pick Up:
The circular drive is for drop off and pick up ONLY. PLEASE DO NOT BLOCK THE CIRCULAR DRIVE.
Rules and Discipline
Students should arrive 5 minutes before class begins. Class will start on time. Do not drop off students more that 15 minutes prior to the beginning of class.
* Students must be picked up on time.
* All food and drink is to be kept in the lobby
* No jewelry.
* No gum chewing.
* Excellent behavior is expected.
* Discipline problems will immediately be brought to the attention of the parents.
* Students must remain in the lobby or on the porch until a parent arrives.
Valuable items should not be brought to the dance studio. The Dance Warehouse, Inc. will not be responsible for lost or stolen items. All items left in the studio will be placed in a lost and found box.
2022-2023 Dance Revue - May 14th, 2023
More information about the 2023 Revue will be given out at a later date.
All tickets to our end of the year performance will be reserved seat tickets. The Heymann Performing Arts Center has implemented new policies for all dance studios which includes reserved seating for annual revues. More information will be given at a later date.
MONTHLY PAYMENT SCHEDULE
Monthly Tuition is collected on the 1st of each month for the months of August thru April.
Hourly rates apply only to tap, jazz and ballet classes.
45 mins/1 hour - $70.00 monthly
1 1/4 hour - $75.00 monthly
1 1/2 hour - $80.00 monthly
2 hours - $85.00 monthly
2 1/4 hours - $95.00 monthly
2 1/2 hours - $110.00 monthly
3 hours - $125.00 monthly
** Recital fees are added to the monthly tuition amount. These fees are explained below.
Hip Hop Kindergarten - 5th grade:
An additional $45.00 to pre-existing tuition if taken with other classes. $60.00 a month if taken by itself.
Jr. High Hip Hop (6th-8th Grade) and Advanced Hip Hop:
An additional $60.00 to pre-existing tuition. $75.00 a month if taken by itself.
Acro / Jazz Technique / Open Ballet / Contemporary / Pre-Pointe:
An additional $55 to pre-existing tuition if taken with other classes. $75 monthly if taken by itself.
*Non-Performing Class - No Costume Fees
$50.00 per hour. Schedule your lesson through the calendar on the Parent Portal.
Monthly fees will be processed on the 1st of each month, beginning in August and ending in April. The processing method depends on your payment preferences (credit card or Echeck) that have been inputted into your Parent Portal. There will be a $50.00 fee added to your account for Echecks that are returned by your bank. For payments that are not processed automatically through our portal, a $25 per week late fee will be applied to your account if payments are not made by the 1st class of the month.
Classes will not be interrupted to collect tuition or give change. If you choose to pay by check or cash, payments should be placed in the mailbox provided for you in the lobby. Please label checks with your child’s name and put all cash in a labeled envelope. Absences due to illness, vacation, and the like are not deducted from tuition.
The first tuition payment and costume payment will be automatically charged, according to your payment method, on August 1st, 2021. Tuition will be collected August through April. For those who begin classes after August, your payment will be adjusted by the number of months remaining. Students are responsible for tuition payments through April on any class dropped after November 1st.
Your total monthly payment will include:
-Your monthly tuition
-Revue fees ($250 per child)
-Revue t-shirt fees ($30)
-Revue DVD/Recording ($65)
Not included in the monthly payment will be: Costume fees, Picture fees, Production Costume (if applicable), Revue items (tights, shoes, etc.), and Revue Tickets.
If your child is enrolled in our Advanced Intermediate classes or below, costume payments are divided into 2 payments, which are due in addition to tuition payments in September & November.
If your child is enrolled in our Juniors class or above, costume fees are divided into 3 payments, which are due in addition to tuition payments in September, November & December.
Costume fees do not include any Finale Production number costume.
Q: How much is tuition for my student? A: Tuition varies depending on which classes your child is enrolled. Your monthly installment includes monthly tuition, recital fees, recital T-shirt, and the recital DVD. This information is broken down in the tuition basics and breakdown section above.
Q: When are costume fees paid? A: Costume fees are separated into 2 installments (3 payments if your dancer is enrolled in the Junior level class or above). These payments are due, along with the regular monthly fees, in September and November (& December, if your child’s fees are divided into 3 installments). The payment dates are posted on our calendar, which can be accessed through the Parent Portal.
Q: When is Tuition due? A: Tuition will be charged to your preferred payment method on the 1st of each month, even if the 1st falls on a weekend.
Q: Do I have to use online tuition, or can I still pay with checks? A: Online payments are preferred, and encouraged, for your convenience. Checks and cash will be accepted on the 1st class of each month. These payments can be left in the lobby drop box, labelled with your child’s name.
Q: How do I register if I am a new student? A: We now have online registration; simply click here, fill out and submit it to the studio! Your dancer will not be considered fully registered until the registration fee is paid.
Q: How do I register if I am a returning student? A: Returning students can re-enroll by emailing Renee to have the re-enrollment fee added to your account. Your dancer will not be considered fully registered until the re-enrollment fee is paid.
Q: How do I know what class my child will be in? A: View our Class Curriculum section above to find out more about the classes we offer. Final decisions concerning placement are made by the teacher. Once your child is registered, he/she will be enrolled in a class by the studio. You will then receive a confirmation email with more details.
Q: I want to add/drop a class. How do I do that? A: Our Add/Drop policy can be found here. All classes that are dropped or added after initial registration must be submitted via paperwork. A 2 week notice is required to drop a class. You are responsible for fees due during those 2 weeks. COSTUME FEES WILL NOT BE REFUNDED FOR A DROPPED CLASS.
Q: How do I book a private lesson? A: Please contact the studio to schedule a private lesson.
Q: When do classes begin? A: Classes begin August 22nd, 2023.
Q: When is the Dance Revue? A: The 2020-2021 Revue is scheduled for May 14th, 2023.
Q: Who receives an award at our Annual Revue? A: Awards are given to those students completing their 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th and up years of dance, as well as Perfect Attendance. All years of dance transfer over from other studios. Please review your child's years of dance in your portal and confirm that it is correct.