(610)-642-4630

19 W Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003

Discounts


A 10% discount is offered for three or more classes per week per family.

A 15% discount if tuition is paid in full by June 30th,2016

A 10 % discount if tuition is paid in full by July 30th, 2016

A 5 % discount if tuition is paid in full by September 30, 2016

​Recital

All dancers are in the recital unless otherwise noted. Costume payments will be charged in TWO installments: 11/1 and in full by 12/1. The costume fee will range in price between $55 and $75. If you would like to know your costume fee, contact the office. The recital is tentatively scheduled for EITHER SUNDAY, JUNE 11TH, 2017 OR SATURDAY, JUNE 17TH, 2017. The dress rehearsal is TENTATIVELY scheduled for EITHER SATURDAY, JUNE 3RD OR SUNDAY, JUNE 4TH, 2017 OR SATURDAY, JUNE 10, OR SUNDAY, JUNE 11TH, 2017! PLEASE MAKE NOTE OF ALL THESE DATES ON YOUR CALENDAR NOW!! FINAL DATES ARE DECIDED BY BRYN MAWR COLLEGE IN FEBRUARY. HEAVEN HELP ME!


​Inclement weather

Call the studio to inquire if class will be canceled due to bad weather. You will also receive an e-mail, it will be listed on our website, Facebook, or twitter. In the event that class is canceled, students are expected to find a time to attend a make-up class that is age appropriate. Once again, use this opportunity to test drive a new styles!

**The information below pertains to our children’s program

Attendance

Dancers are expected on time (to receive the proper warm-up/technique) and at all scheduled classes!!!! Poor attendance may lead to increased risk of injury, inability to retain movement vocabulary, and difficulty in sustaining the same level as the rest of the class. In addition, it is disrespectful to both fellow classmates and the dance educator to be repeatedly absent. In addition to regular attendance, DANCERS SHOULD PRACTICE AND STRETCH DAILY. When a child is learning to play a musical instrument (flute, guitar, etc.) he/she is strongly encouraged to practice daily. In dance, the body is the instrument! Dancers will retain, improve and excel at a much faster rate is he/she PRACTICES AND STRETCHES DAILY.


Dance Attire

Please ensure that your dancer is properly attired for class. He/She will not be permitted to participate in class in the event that they are not wearing the proper attire!!


ALL DANCE ATTIRE CAN BE PURCHASED AT FIRST POSITION VIA WEISSMAN BASICS EDITION CATALOG. YOU CAN CHECK OUT DANCE UNIFORMS AT https://www.designsfordance.com/shop/balera-basics. I WILL EMAIL CLASS SPECIFICS ASAP. 


  • Creative Dance: Whatever makes the tiny dancer feel beautiful and pink ballet slippers
  • Ballet: Class level specified color, pink tights, pink ballet slippers, and hair in a bun. NO SHORTS!!
  • Modern/Jazz: Jazz shorts, capris or biketard, fitted top and bare feet or foot undies.
  • Tap: Loose fitting clothing and tan tap shoes, NO JEANS
  • Jazz-Funk: Black jazz pants, black fitted top and black dance sneakers, NO JEANS
  • Hip-hop/Breakin’: Loose fitting clothes and CLEAN dance sneakers(SNEAKERS THAT ARE NEVER WORN OUTSIDE), NO JEANS


NO STREET SHOES OR OUTDOOR SNEAKERS ALLOWED IN STUDIOS!! NO JEANS!! HAIR MUST BE SWEPT BACK NEATLY OFF OF FACE.

Tuition


First Position’s tuition is not based on the number of classes per month. It is a total fee for the classes provided from September through our recitals in June. Tuition payments are broken into ten monthly payments. These payments are deducted from your DEBIT or CREDIT card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express) on the first day of each month from September 1st through June 1st. Any classes that are missed during the month may NOT be deducted from the next month’s tuition. It is the sole responsibility of the parent/student to make up the missed classes at another time. There is no time limit as to when missed classes are made up. Use this opportunity to test drive a new dance style!

Registration and Class Information**


Registration

Register early because class size is limited to 15. The registration fee ($25 for new students and $20 for returning students) is due with the submission of your registration form and first month’s payment. To register please contact the office at 610-642-4630.

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Class Length Ten Equal Payments


3/4 hour to 1 hour $55.00

1 1/4 hours $65.00

1 1/2 hours $75.00

2 hours $90.00

Important Dates


Classes will begin Saturday, September 17, 2016 and will continue through Friday, June 9TH, 2017 (may change due to recital date).


Classes will NOT be held on: 11/23-11/27 (resuming 11/28), 12/23 -1/1 (resuming 1/2), 4/10-4/17 (resuming 4/18), and 5/26-5/29 (resuming 5/30).