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    2017-2018 Schedule

Classes are open to new students and experienced dancers alike, unless noted by the class.

Contact the Studio for a tour and meet the teacher!! 

New Offering! Jazzy Hip Hop is a combination of classic jazz and contemporary (clean) hip hop styles. Super Fun! 

 

Monday

10:15am-10:45am Pre-Ballet (tap too?)

4:45-5:30 Tap/Ballet/Jazzy Hip Hop
2 dances in the recital: tap & ballet=1 costume


Ages 3-5 yrs

Ages 5-7 yrs


5:30-6:00 Pre-BalletAges 3-5 yrs
6:00-6:45 Tap/Ballet/Jazzy Hip Hop
2 dances in the recital: tap & ballet=1 costume
Ages 5-7 yrs 
6:45-7:30 Tap & Jazzy Hip Hop
2 dances in the recital: tap & jazzy hip hop=1 costume
Ages 8-10 yrs

Tuesday
4:45-5:45 Tap/Ballet/Jazzy Hip Hop
3 dances in the recital: tap, ballet and jazzy hip hop =2 costumes
Ages 8-10 yrs 

5:45-6:30 Tap/Ballet/Jazzy Hip Hop
2 dances in the recital: tap & ballet =1 costume

 

Ages 5-7 yrs 

6:30-7:15 Jazzy Hip Hop &  Kick Line

Ages 11+ yrs 

 Wednesday

4:15-5:00 Jazz/Kick Line/Hip HopAges 14+ yrs
5:00-5:30 Lyrical BalletAges 11+ yrs 
5:30-6:00 Tap No Beginners Ages 11+ yrs

6:00-6:45 Jazzy Hip Hop & Kick Line

6:45-7:45 Tap/Ballet/Jazzy Hip Hop

 Ages 11+ yrs

Ages 8-10 yrs

 

Thursday

 

4:30-5:15 Jazz/Kick/Hip Hop      

 

14+ yrs

5:15-6:00 Tap & Jazzy Hip Hop new offering! No ballet. 2 dances in the recitalAges 5-7 yrs     

6:00-6:45 Tap/Ballet/Jazzy Hip Hop
2 dances in the recital: tap & ballet= 1 costume

6:45-7:15 Pre-Ballet 

Ages 4-6 yrs

Ages 3-5 yrs 

     
 
   
       
       

  1. More for your money!! Compare this with other studios...
    Combination Classes perform 2 dances; tap and ballet or tap and jazz, in the recital, but only need one costume!! 
    The 1 hour Combination Class performs 3 dances in the recital; tap, ballet and jazz, but only need 2 costumes!!
    Jazz, Danceline, Hip Hop perform 3 dances in the recital but only need 2 costumes!!

  2. Never Ever a recital fee to perform in the recital!!! Some studios charge as much as $50 just to participate in the recital.
    There is an admission charge, but not for our performing dancer.


    Tuition
    Classes meet once a week
            1/2 hr---$48/month    ($432)         
    3/4 hr--- $55/month     ($495) 
         1 hr---$60/ month   ($540) 
  3.  1 1/4 hr---  $82/month    ($738)     
  4.   1  1/2 hr--$89/month    ($801)    
    1 3/4 hr---$94/ month ($846)

    Total tuition costs for the 9 month season is stated in parenthesis above. Tuition is based on a 9 month schedule, divided into 9 monthly installments. Tuition is due one month prior, on the 1st lesson of each month. Please note the classes over an hour long are discounted with each class added per individual.
  5. September tuition is due July 31st or at the time of registration from August on.
    October tuition is due the first lesson in September.
    *A tuition refund will be made if a month is pre-paid and a student chooses to withdraw from class before the pre-paid month begins.

    There are no deductions in tuition for missed classes. Students are welcome to make up a missed class, in a comparable class, within 2 weeks of their absence. Tuition is the same whether there are 3, 4, or 5 lessons in the month.  Students that may miss a month of class or longer are expected to pay the full amount of tuition to keep their placement in class. 


  6. Anyone wanting to pay more than one month at a time is welcome to do so.
    Late tuition fees will be assessed a 5 late fee for each week it is late. There will be a $15 fee for NSF checks.
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    MORNING DANCE CLASSES:
    Community Education Classes taught by Tanya of Dance Connection Dance Studio
          Monday 9:15-9:45      Ballet 3-5 years

  8. Tuesday 9:30-10:00         Ballet 3-5 years


  9. Registration for CE dance classes are made through CE. Sessions are Fall, Winter and  Spring tuition is different than the studio. All CE dancers are invited to perform in Dance Connection's annual recital in the Spring. Costume purchase and participation in the Winter and Spring sessions is required for recital participation. Community Education registration link: 
     
    http://www.rochesterce.org/page/2457

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About Registration

*Email the studio to inquire about openings:

danceconnection@charter.net

*Registration begins June 15th for new students

*Registrations are accepted through the regular mail 

*The mailing address is not the studio address. mail to: 1413 Century Corner Ln NE, 55906 

*Registration fee: individual $35 / family $55

The studio is closed for the summer

Classes begin the week of 9/11/2017

Recital Date: TBD May 2018


Attire: 
3-5 year old and 5-7 year old classes:
 Any color leotard, with or without a skirt
Pink or white tights
Pink leather ballet shoes (no shiny satin shoes are permitted)
             Black tap shoes (in the Combination Classes)
           8-10 year old class:
Any of the following combined or not:
leotard with tights
bike shorts (tight shorts) with tights
Tshirt/tank top
No jeans or loose shorts.
Pink leather Ballet Shoes (no shiny satin shoes are permitted)
Black Tap Shoes (shiny patent or leather)
Jazz Shoes are optional but not required until the next age level.
11+ and 14+ year old class: 
Any of the following combined or not:
leotard with tights
bike shorts (tight shorts) with tights
Tshirt/tank top
No jeans or loose shorts.
Pink leather Ballet Shoes (no shiny satin shoes are permitted) for Ballet
Black Leather Tap Shoes for Tap
Tan Leather Jazz Shoes for Danceline/Hip Hop/Jazz Classes--Available at Blades to Ballet
Costumes:
Participation in the Spring recital requires a costume purchase. Costume charges vary by age level.
Estimated charges for each age level: $65 = ages 3-7 yrs//$75 = 2 in 1 combination classes 8-10 yrs//$85 =  11+ and 14+ yrs
Studio Closings:
MEA Weekend: Thursday, October 20th 
Thanksgiving Week
Winter Break: Friday, December 23rd thru January 2nd. Classes resume Tuesday, January 3rd.
Spring Break: March 30th thru April 7th.
Class IS in session on President's Day and MLK JR day. 
Inclement Weather Policy:
The studio will not follow the Rochester Public Schools when it closes due to inclement weather. Often times the weather and road conditions greatly improve by the start of classes in the afternoon. There are several ways to find out the status of class: Call the studio number for a recorded message, check the news tab on the studio website, email and/or text message will be sent out and finally KTTC. Make up classes will not be held when classes are closed due to inclement weather. Make up classes do not work--quite literally-- 5% of the students attend. Anyone wanting to attend another class for a make up is welcome to.
 Observation of Class:
Classes are closed to watching unless it is Observation Day. Parents are invited to stay and observe class: The week of 11/06 and 02/26.

 Tuition Rates
September- May
Class meets once a week

1/2 hour     $47/month   ($378-season)
45 minute    $54/month   ($468-season)
1 hour          $59/month   ($513-season)
1 1/4 hour    $74/month   ($648-season)
1 1/2 hour    $79/month   ($693-season)
      1 3/4 hour    $84/month  ($738-season)      

Mailing address: 1413 Century Corner Ln NE, 55906

 

                                              STUDIO POLICIES

TUITION: 
Total tuition costs for the 9 month season is stated in parenthesis above. Tuition is based on a 9 month schedule, divided
into 9 monthly installments. Tuition is due one month prior, on the 1st lesson of each month. September tuition is due August 1st, October is due in September,
with no tuition to pay, come May. Tuition is the same whether there are 3, 4, or 5 lessons in
the month. Tuition cannot be deducted for any absences. Students that may miss a month of class or longer are expected to pay the
full amount of tuition to keep their placement in class.
Anyone wanting to pay more than one month at a time is welcome to do so. Late tuition fees will be assessed a
$5 late fee for each week it is late. There will be a $15 fee for NSF checks.

REGISTRATION FEE: $30.     Maximum $50 per family.

MAKE-UP CLASSES: 
There will be no make-up classes available for student absences. Also, we cannot provide make up classes due
to studio closings during inclement weather. Any time the public schools close due to inclement weather, the studio will also close.
If threatening weather occurs after school hours, please call the studio to listen to a current message about class status (286-1415 or
check this website. 
DRESS CODE:  
    Ballet: Any color Leotard, light pink tights and pink leather ballet shoes. No isotoner- type slippers allowed. Shiny satin slippers are
not ballet shoes. Ballet skirts are optional.
     Tap:   Black shiny tap shoes with ties ages 4-10 yrs.
Black  leather tap shoes ages 11 yrs and up. Leotard is required.
    Jazz/Danceline:  Pink Leather Ballet shoes ages 7-10 yrs.
Tan
Jazz shoes 11 yrs and
up. Jazz pants optional.

OBSERVATION OF CLASS:  
TBA
PICTURES & RECITAL:
Pictures will be taken here at the studio in April. The recital will be at John Marshall High School in May.
COSTUMES:
Costumes for the Spring Recital are ordered in November. Costume fees are due November 22nd and are non-refundable.
 Amount: 
Ages 3-7 years: $65 *Only 1 costume is ordered for the Combination Classes 7 years and under, even though they perform 2
dances in the recital. 
Ages 8
years & up:  Amounts vary; $70-$85

STUDIO CLOSINGS: 
Dance class will not be held on the following dates:      
                                
MEA  
HALLOWEEN NIGHT      
THANKSGIVING~ November 24-28
         WINTER BREAK~ Monday, December 22 through January 4.  Classes resume on Monday, January 5, 2015.
         SPRING BREAK follows Rochester Public School Spring Break-- The Week of March 30th.       
                        
Class is still in session when school is closed for conferences, Martin Luther King, and President's Day.

   
email:
danceconnection@charter.net          

 
mailing address: 1413 Century Corner Ln NE, 55906                   



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