City Center Dance Studio Policies & Information 2016-2017

 

 

General Information

We operate on a school calendar year (September-May) and follow most school holidays and closings.  Please see our studio calendar below for exact dates.  For any closings or cancellations due to inclement weather, go to www.citycenterdance.com or call the studio at 914-328-1881.  Private lessons are available by appointment at a rate of at least $45.00 for ½ hour and $90.00 an hour dependent upon instructor.   Schedule and teachers are subject to change without notice.  Studio policies are subject to changes and additions at any time.  Placement is at the discretion of management and not necessarily based on years of experience.  Teacher conferences are available by appointment.  Please note: YOU ARE REGISTERING FOR A SCHOOL YEAR OF CLASSES (September 12, 2016 – May 21, 2017).  We do not offer semesters or half-year registration.  Fees are for the full year of tuition unless otherwise specified.

Closings

Please see "calendar" for days we are closed

Registration

Registration fees are non-refundable.  Registration requires a deposit of 2/3 of total tuition cost plus registration fee.  All remaining balances must be paid in full by October 15, 2016.  Payments are expected on time whether or not the studio is physically open.  We accept cash, check, VISA and MasterCard.

Late Fees

All balances not paid by October 15, 2016 will be charged a LATE FEE of $20.00 which must immediately be paid in full with outstanding balance.  Any accounts still delinquent as of November 15, 2016 will incur an additional $20.00 LATE FEE which is immediately due and must be paid in full with prior late fee and outstanding balance.  If payment is still not received by November 30, 2016 your child’s registration will be immediately terminated with no refund.  There will be NO GRACE PERIOD and late fees WILL NOT BE WAVED FOR ANY REASON. 

Refunds

Refunds are only applicable until 10/15/16.  After that time ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS will be given.  All refunds will be charged a $25.00 processing fee and will be pro-rated up to the drop-out date regardless of number of classes taken.  For those registering after 10/15/16 the period for refunds is up to one month from your start date.  All refunds will be charged a $25.00 processing fee and will be pro-rated up to the drop-out date regardless of number of classes taken.

Discounts

A 5% sibling discount is offered on tuition only; the discount applies to all siblings.

Right of Refusal

City Center Dance reserves the right to refuse registration to anyone who refuses to follow or has not followed our policies in the past.

Termination of Registration

City Center Dance reserves the right to terminate regostration without refund if:

1) Attendance:  City Center Dance is a school and as such we expect all students to keep good attendance in their classes.  Those students who have more than 1 absence per month will not be eligible for participation in the recital and after 3 consecutive absences will be terminated from the program with no refund.

2) Abusive behavior: any abusive language or behavior by a parent(s) or student(s) toward any staff member will result immediate termination without refund.

3) Policies: non-compliance with our policies will result immediate termination without refund.

 

Make-Up Classes

Classes missed or cancelled due to: absenteeism, inclement weather, unavoidable or unforseen circustances may be made up in another existung class at management discretion.

Recital & Costume Fees

There will be a performance for all children’s classes (except creative movement, pre-pointe, pointe and workshops) tentatively scheduled for May 19th-21st, 2016 at Purchase College. 
A costume fee of no less than $75.00 per class will be charged at a later date.  Ticket prices, exact location and all other relative information will be supplied to you at a later date.