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POLICIES/TUITOIN

Statement of Understanding Click Here!

 

Studio Rules

  • Dancers must follow the dress code

  • Dirty street shoes will not be allowed

  • No gum or eating in the studio

  • Store all bags, shoes, jackets, etc. in the cubbies in the dressing room

  • No gymnastics or horseplay in the lobby 

  • Please use respectful language, and use positive conversations

  • Please do not leave younger children unattended 

  • All food/drink must be kept in the waiting area

  • Students are expected to treat all staff and fellow dancers with respect and kindness

  • Please pick up after yourself, throwing away all garbage 

 

Tuition

  • Registration fee Sept-June: 1st dancer $30.00 and each additional student in the family $25.00. Summer Registration $20.00 each student. 

  • Recital Deposit Fee $50.00 per account (this will go towards your allotted tickets to the show)

  • Unlimited tuition is available at the time of registration only for students taking 10 or more hours per week ($510 per month)

  • Tuition is due at time of registration and by the 1st of each month

  • After the 10th day a late fee of $25 will be applied to your account

  • All NSF checks will result in a $35 fee 

  • Tuition can be paid by cash, checkcredit card (3.0% fee assessed) or Zelle 

  • Please note that our season is Sept-June 

  • Most months have four lessons, while some have three or five, but tuition is monthly

  • Tuition is charged by the month for the weeks that we are in session

  • Drop in Classes will begin in October at $23.00 per hour and $30.00 per hour and a half.

  • If you wish to try out a class, please call our office to confirm availability. Try out classes are at the drop in rate above.

Tuition can be paid via Cash, Check, Zelle transfer to "islanddance@whidbye.com", or Credit Card (Visa, MastercardDiscover)

Tuition based on individual student hourly per week (w/gradual discount). Beginning with September classes.

   1     hour       $19.50

   2     hours      $17.50

   3     hours      $15.50

   4     hours      $15.50

   

Hour and a half fee schedule (w/gradual discount).

   1.5  hours     $28.25

       3 hours     $25.25

    4.5 hours     $23.25

       6 hours     $22.25

 

August Upper Level intensive 2023

$700.00 

August Partnering Workshop 

$60.00. Held Monday August 7th and Monday August 14th, from 1:00-3:00pm

*Please call the office to find out about our Monthly Unlimited Fee. Our unlimited rate for dancers level 5+, taking 10+ hours a week is $510 per month Sept-May and June being $250.00.

We follow the South Whidbey School Calendar (closed major holidays only).

Missed Lessons Due to Illness or Other

  • No refunds for missed classes

  • Do not adjust payments for missed classes

  • Adjusting payments will result in a $20 fee

  • Extended absences need to be discussed

  • Contact us if you know you will miss a class 

  • Make up cards will be given and must be used within a month's time

  • Regular attendance is a must to get the most out of your classes!

Change Requests/Adding or Dropping Classes

  • Please contact the office

Cancelled Classes due to Natural Disturbances (snow, wind, power outages)

  • Policy is not to refund

  • Students may make-up classes 

  • For students who cannot make-up classes such as WIDT (Whidbey Island Dance Theatre) students who have no make-ups or time to make-up, a partial credit may be applied.

  • Dancers are encouraged to "dance down" to make up classes due to natural disturbances. This goes for all levels. 

Dressing Area 

  • Lobby is open during operating hours

  • Family/friends may observe class on the live feed TV monitor

  • If viewing becomes a distraction, people will be asked to leave

  • We ask observers/dancers to store all items in lockers in the lobby

  • Please keep conversations appropriate and positive 

Recital Fees (Costumes, Tickets etc)

  • There is a $50.00 per account recital feedue at time of registration1st. Deposits are non-refundable and will be allocated to your recital ticket fees.

  • We order our recital costumes from catalogs

  • Fees will be applied to your account

  • Estimated costume cost is $55-$75 per dancer's performing classes

  • All students are required to purchase a costume to participate in the spring recital

  • Once ordered there are no refunds or cancellations 

  • Written notice of withdraw from performing in the recital needs to be provide to the office by November 1st, when the recital fee is due. 

Class Pictures (TBD)

  • June TBA at Island Dance Studio

Rehearsal (TBD)

  • June TBA. A schedule will be posted soon

Recital 

  • June 9th, South Whidbey High School Auditorium

  • First recital letter, available soon!

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