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Dancers Only Dance Studio Metairie Louisiana
 Rates & Policies

Rates
•  Tuition is based on a 9-month dance season (September–May). Tuition remains the same each month regardless of holidays or absences.

•  We offer a 10% discount for any student who pays the year in full.

•  Tuition is to be paid the 1st week of class each month. A $5 late fee will be assessed if tuition is not received by the 10th of the month, and $10 if not received by the 20th.

•  Please call for questions regarding Tuition Rates – our rates are based on the individual and the amount of hours of class you take each week. Family discounts and multiple class discounts for siblings enrolled will be applied to your total tuition.

•  Dancers Only does not mail monthly bills. We provide you with a Tuition Card to keep record of your payments. Please turn your Tuition Card in to be updated each time you make a payment. It is your responsibility to make tuition payments on time.

•  There is a $25 Registration Fee per student; Families pay $25 for one child, an additional $10 for each sibling.

•  The first month’s tuition is to be paid the day you register along with the Registration Fee in order to reserve your child’s placement in class.

•  Dancers Only accepts Cash, Check, Credit/Debit or Money Order.

•  A $20 NSF fee will be charged on any returned check. Payments must be resolved immediately once you are notified by the studio.

2016-2017 Tuition

Hours/Week

Monthly

Yearly

.45

$45.00

$405.00

1.00

$48.00

$432.00

1.50

$55.00

$495.00

2.00

$68.00

$612.00

2.50

$75.00

$675.00

3.00

$88.00

$792.00

3.50

$95.00

$855.00

4.00

$108.00

$972.00

4.50

$115.00

$1035.00

5.00

$128.00

$1152.00

5.5

$135.00

$1215.00

6.0+

$145.00

$1305.00

Policies

General Studio Information - Click Here to View/Read Student Handbook

An in depth look at our policies, procedures and calendar events are explained in our Student Handbook!   Upon Registration, all parents and students will be responsible for all information included in this handbook.
 

Standard Dance Studio Rules

  • Proper dance attire is to be worn at all times — No Exceptions!
  • No Food, Drink or Gum is allowed in the main studio at any time. Only Water Bottles.
  • All dance bags, street clothes, street shoes, etc. are to remain in the proper area at all times. Only proper dance shoes allowed on the studio floor.
  • Parents, please make sure your child uses the bathroom prior to or after class, not during.


Discipline

  • All students and parents are expected to follow all studio rules and be courteous and respectful to all members of the faculty and staff as well as each other at all times.
  • Continual disobedience from any student will result in a parent/teacher conference. Should this procedure not correct the problem, the student will be dismissed from the school.
  • Positive reinforcement is important to our studio philosophy; therefore, students who express positive behavior on a weekly basis will be rewarded.
  • Dancers Only, LLC is a private studio and reserves the right to refuse admittance to anyone.
     

Studio Procedures

  • Instructors determine class placement based on previous experience, age, and ability. Subject to change after 1st week of class if instructor feels child has been placed incorrectly. Proper notification and discussion with parents will take place before any changes are made.
  • If a child withdraws from a class, proper notification is required. Please see office personnel regarding this matter.
  • Parents "Watch Week” will take place the last week of the month through February, and then the observation window will remain closed to ensure all students' undivided attention while learning recital dances. No parents will be allowed in the studio during classes. This is strictly enforced!
  • Dancers Only, LLC will be closed all major holidays. This includes: Labor Day, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, Mardi Gras, and Easter Weekend. Please check our calendar for exact dates we are closed for these holidays.
  • It is essential that you read all notices/packets sent home, check the website regularly, and/or read the bulletin board and Dry Erase board at the studio for updates. It is very important that you stay informed!

 

Dress Code

  • Hair must be secured at all times.
  • Ballet requires hair in a Bun! NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • No panties under leotards - If worn, you will be told to remove for the next class.
  • You will not be eligible for Perfect Attendance if you do not come dressed properly.
  • We require BLOCH or CAPEZIO brand shoes and tights depending on the class.
PRE-SCHOOL COMBO 1 & 2
BALLET (ALL LEVELS)

TAP/BALLET
Solid Pink Leotard (skirts allowed but must be attached - No tutus)
Pink Footed Tights
Pink Ballet Shoes
Tan Tap Shoes (snap-on, buckle or elastic bound, No ribbons!)
Hair secured

Solid Black Leotards
Ballet Pink Footed Tights
Pink Ballet Shoes
Level I & II (Leather split sole)
Level III (Canvas Split Sole)
Black ballet skirt optional
Hair must be in a bun - No exceptions!

KINDER COMBO III
LYRICAL & CONTEMPORARY

TAP/BALLET
Black Leotards Only (No Tutus)
Light Tan Footed tights
Tan Tap Shoes (Mary-Jane style)
Pink Ballet Shoes
Hair secure in bun/ponytail

Solid-colored Leotards/Sports Bra/Fitted Crop Tops
Booty shorts or leggings acceptable.
Tan or Black Footless or stirrup tights are acceptable.
Tan leather half-sole shoes

COMBO & CHALLENGE LEVEL 1 & 2
COMBO & CHALLENGE LEVEL 3-5

TAP/JAZZ
Black Leotards Only
Black Booty Shorts Only
Tan Footed tights
Tan Tap Shoes (lace-up style)
Tan split-sole slip-on jazz shoe (Bloch Neo-flex)
Hair secure in ponytail

TAP/JAZZ
Solid Colored Leotards/Sports Bra/Fitted Crop Tops
Tan or Black tights
Booty Shorts or Leggings acceptable
Tan Tap Shoes (lace-up style)
Tan split-sole slip-on jazz shoe (Bloch Neo-flex)

TUMBLING/ACRO
HIP HOP

Any leotard or biketard
Biker shorts acceptable over leotard
No stockings or bare feet
Hair must be secure in low ponytail

Freedom of Choice Dancewear
Athletic Shoes 

 

Dancers Only Studio & Instruction  •  4416 York Street  •  Metairie, LA  •  (504) 304-4589  •  Lindsey@dancers-only.net