Payment: Tuition is due by the last day of each month. A late fee of $15 will be automatically charged for all payments not received by the 5th of the month. We do not mail invoices to students. Tuition remains the same whether there are 3, 4 or 5 classes in a month. No charge will be added when five classes occur during the month. This extra class is considered compensation for snow days, holidays, and months when three classes occur during the month. Tuition may be paid by cash, check, Visa or MasterCard. A $15 fee will be charged for all returned checks.
Registration Fee: A non-refundable annual registration fee of $30 per family will be automatically charged at the time of enrollment.
Recital & Costume Fees: Every Kinetic Arts dancer will have the option to perform in our spring recital. Costume orders will be taken in December, and fees will be due by the middle of January. Costume fees range from $35-$70 per costume. Tickets to the show will be sold in the spring at the cost of tickets will range from $15-$25. For more information on our recital, click HERE
Class Placement: Class placement in levels 3-5 is by teacher permission only. Dancers without previous experience will not be granted permission to dance in levels 3-5 classes. Dancers can expect to study in each level for 2-3 years before moving up to the next level.
Behavior: All students will be expected to be respectful to teachers and fellow students. Kinetic Arts has a zero-tolerance policy regarding bullying, or putting down other students, teachers or studios. If an issue is brought to the directors attention, a meeting will be called with the parents. If the behavior continues, the student will dismissed from the studio. No gum chewing or eating will be allowed during class. Food is permitted in the lobby only. Students may bring a water bottle with them to class.
Attendance: Weekly attendance is very important to ensure that students do not fall behind in the curriculum. No refunds will be given for missed classes, however, makeup classes are encouraged. During the month of May, classes are mandatory so dancers can prepare for the recital. Please be sure that students arrive on time for all classes, and not more than 15 minutes early. For their safety, students will not be allowed to leave the studio lobby unless accompanied by an adult. ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY IN ALL CLASSES DURING THE MONTH OF MAY IN PREPARATION FOR THE SPRING RECITAL.
Observing Classes: Parents are encouraged to sit in the lobby and observe classes through the viewing windows. Parents may sit in the classroom one time during the school year. Please arrange an observation day in advance with the teacher.
Parent Communication: All studio information will be included in our monthly newsletter, sent via e-mail to all parents. It is highly recommended that you subscribe to the studio email communications upon enrollment. You may also enroll in our text service to receive text communications regarding class cancelations.
Class Cancelations: The studio will be closed for the following holidays and school breaks: Labor Day, Thanksgiving week, Winter Break (2 weeks), Spring Break. Snow day or other class cancellations will be emailed to parents, posted on the studio web site & on the studio voice mail no later than two hours before the cancelled class. Refunds will not be provided for snow day closures. If a make up class is not offered, dancers may attend another class at any time as a make up.
Dropping Classes: You may drop a class at any time throughout the school year. You must notify Kinetic Arts in writing for all dropped classes. Kinetic Arts will continue to invoice you for tuition until written notice is received. Refunds will not be given for classes that are dropped mid-month.