FAQS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHICH DANCE STYLES DO YOU OFFER?
We offer many different styles of dance including, Ballet, Pointe, Lyric, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Irish Step, Acro for Dance, Fitness Classes and more. Dancers are able to take one style or all styles of dance.
WHAT IS THE COST?
Tuition varies based on the number of hours taken per week. See Classes & Schedule for an hourly price breakdown.
RECREATIONAL VS. COMPETITIVE
Recreational is our recital program for students in preschool through high school. The Competitive program starts in third grade and incorporates competing at regional competitions.
CAN PARENTS WATCH CLASSES?
We have designated Visitor’s Days throughout the year for our Recreational and Competitive Programs. Babysteps classes have viewing windows.
DO I HAVE TO BUY SHOES?
Yes. Dancers will excel if they have the appropriate “equipment”. Shoes are a very important piece of a dancer’s success.
WHEN CAN I START?
You can start today! We offer open enrollment throughout the year. While our recital program runs September through May, our studio is unique in the fact that we accept new students into our flexible drop-in programs.
CAN I JUST TAKE ONE STYLE OF DANCE?
Yes. Dancers are welcome to take one class style or all dance styles. We offer certain classes as combination classes for scheduling convenience, however you are free to take whichever classes you are interested in
HOW INTENSE IS THE COMP TRAINING SCHEDULE?
Competitive students can choose to participate anywhere from one to six days per week, however each competitive student must participate in ballet, jazz and tap.
DO I HAVE TO DANCE WITH YOUNGER KIDS?
We have multiple ability levels within each age division so that students can always dance with his/her age and ability.
WHAT IF I CANCEL EARLY?
The Recreational Program runs September-May. If you decide that you no longer want to finish the year then you are obligated to pay for all services rendered at the time of cancellation. All payments are non-refundable, including costume deposits.
DO YOU HAVE A RECITAL?
Yes of course we have a recital. All Recreational and Competitive students participate in the annual recital, however if you are unsure if you would like to perform then our non-performance Technique program is the perfect place to start.
DO BABYSTEPPERS PERFORM IN THE RECITAL?
Drop-in Babysteps classes are not recital classes. Our Recreational program starts when the dancers are in preschool and those dancers do perform in the annual recital.
IS THERE A DRESS CODE?
Yes. All Female dancers must wear a leotard and tights as well as the appropriate dance shoes to class. Male dancers must wear gym shorts, a t-shirt and appropriate dance shoes.
HOW MANY KIDS PER CLASS?
Class sizes generally depend on the style of dance and the age of the dancers. Our classes are typically anywhere from 10-20 kids per class.
CAN MY CHILD DANCE WITH HIS/HER FRIEND?
While we would love to accomodate everyone's requests and carpools, we place dancers according to age and ability.