Important Information

Placement

Dancers will be placed in classes that best suits their ability and will challenge them.

Class Requirements

Recommended classes for the beginner dancer:

Ballet, Jazz and Tap

Contemporary and Modern requirements:

Must have a year of level 1 ballet and level 1 jazz before taking. Must be currently enrolled in a ballet and jazz class at SI Dance.

Dance Etiquette

BE ON TIME- if a dancer is more then 15 minutes late they will be asked to observe the class.

Dancers must be in appropriate dance attire when entering the studio.

Please email SI Dance or call Shelly if a dancer will NOT be attending class.

Only WATER will be allowed in the dance studio.

NO CHEWING GUM!!!

Disruptive behavior will not be tolerated. Any disruptive behavior, use of foul language, or taunting of other dancers will result in immediate removal from the class.

Gossip, drama, and general lack of respect will not be tolerated.

Hours of Operation

•            Monday 4 pm-9 pm

•            Tuesday 4 pm-9 pm

•            Wednesday 4 pm-9 pm

•            Thursday 4 pm-9 pm

•            Friday 4 pm-9 pm

•            Saturday 10 am- 12pm

Payment Information

First payment is due upon registration. Payments are calculated for every 12 week session for a total of 9 payments September through May.

A 10% fee will be added to all late bills NO EXCEPTIONS. Returned checks will be charged a $30 fee and will be asked to pay monthly rate in cash.

There will be NO refunds to registered dancers for missed classes.

Master Classes

All are welcome and encouraged to take part in master classes. These classes will be taught by dance professionals. You will be charged an extra fee to participate.

Costume Fees

For the June recital - $60 is due by November 1st with the remaining balance paid when costumes arrive and before a dancer is allowed to take a costume home.

Recital Fees

A performance fee per dancer is due by May 1st. This fee covers space rental for recital, rehearsals and show and 2 comp tickets per family to the recital.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are for those who want to perfect their technique or need extra help. Cancellations for private lessons need to be 4 hours before lesson or you will be charged for that lesson.

Dress Code

Tiny Tots:

Girls- Any color leotard and tights, ballet shoes, Tap shoes, hair pulled back out of face, no excess jewelry or dangly earrings. Boys- gym shorts or form fitting sweatpants and form fitting tee shirt or tank top, ballet shoes and tap shoes.

Mini movers:

Tap/ballet - Girls- any color leotard and tights, ballet shoes, Tap shoes, hair pulled back out of face, no excess jewelry or dangly earrings. Boys - gym shorts or form fitting sweatpants (joggers) and form fitting tee shirt or tank top, ballet shoes and tap shoes.

Jazz/Acro- Girls- Any color leotard with leggings, jazz shoes for jazz, barre feet for acro, hair pulled back and out of face, no excess jewelry or dangly earrings. Boys- Gym shorts or form fitting sweatpants (joggers), form fitting shirt or tank top, jazz shoes and barre feet.

Ballet:

Ballet Expectations

Jazz, Tap, Modern/Contemporary, Turns/Leaps, Body Conditioning, Acro, Musical Theater:

Female- Leotard or sports bra with any of the following bottoms: tights (only with leotard), booty shorts, jazz pants. Dancers should wear the appropriate shoes or have bare feet for each class.  Hair must be securely pulled back away from face. No dangling jewelry. No loose fitting clothing (t-shirts, tank tops, sweat pants)

Male- Form fitted t-shirt or tank with any of the following bottoms: form fitting jogger pants, athletic shorts, leggings. Dancers should wear the appropriate shoes or have bare feet for each class.  No dangling jewelry. No loose fitting clothing.

Jazz Funk/Hip Hop:

Comfortable clothing- Jogger pants, leggings, sport bra, tank top, fitted t-shirts, black high top sneakers with flat bottoms.  Sneakers must be CLEAN and not shoes that are worn outside.  These sneakers should be used as dance shoes only. Dancers will be asked to take off any shoes that have debris in them.  

If a dancer is not in dress code they will be asked to observe the class for that day.