Dance Studio Information

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Academy of Dance Arts offers dance classes for all genres of dance. Like any school, we have rules and guidelines for dance attire and missing classes. Please follow the below information in regards to the school year, session, appropriate attire and what to do when you miss a class. We can also provide students with new and used dancing attire, just call and ask how!
Dance Classes

Rules and Guidelines

School Year
The Dance Program for the 2017 - 2018 school year consists of 32 lesson weeks. The session begins the week of Monday, September 18th. Our dance recital will be held at Dominican High School. The date is Saturday, June 2nd and Sunday, June 3rd of 2018, 12:00 PM and 3:30 PM. All students will be invited to participate.

Summer Session
Our Summer Session will run for 5 weeks. Our students come twice a week, so there are a total of 10 classes. Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please see our fall schedule for more information. We are accepting new students now!

Missed Lessons
Please notify the school, if you are unable to attend your lesson. Arrangements can be made to make up the lost lesson in a class of similar level. Refunds are not issued for missed classes.

Visitor’s Day
We have set up various times within the year to invite visitors of the students to come observe a class session(s). Visitor’s Day is a special occasion for guests, it is typical and customary that parents are not allowed to observe the lessons other than these days because of the disruption it can cause in the class. (See Academy of Dance Arts calendar for these dates)

Our facility is located in the delightful business corridor of Bradley Road in Brown Deer. It has recently been chosen as a revitalization corridor and many new developments have begun. The facility is over 5,000 square feet that houses four spacious studios, along with a dance boutique and waiting rooms with children’s play and TV to pass the time. There are 2-way mirrors, so visitors can watch at any time.

Dress Code
Academy of Dance Arts feels it is necessary for a student to wear proper dance attire in order to maintain professionalism as well as to properly train and correct the dancer. A black leotard and pink tights are required for our creative dance, elementary level 1 - 5. Levels 6 and above may wear any color leotard and pink tights. Skirts or black shorts may be worn for ballet. Black shorts or black jazz pants may be worn for tap and jazz. T-shirts, shorts or stretch-type clothing and tennis shoes may be worn for hip-hop. Black leotard, black shorts, capri pants and black Irish shoes are worn for Irish dance. Students are required to wear the appropriate footwear for each class. We offer new and used footwear in our boutique.

Payment Schedule
A $20 non-refundable fee is required at the time of registration, which is used for administration costs. Thereafter, for continuance in the dance program, tuition is due on the first day of each month. Tuition is non-refundable. A late fee of ten dollars will be issued after a 10-day period, after the day in which tuition is due.

As a convenience, you can set up an account through the office to utilize a credit card payment, either MasterCard or VISA. We will charge tuition to your card on the day that it is due. You may wish to take advantage of our yearly payment incentive by paying the whole year in advance and you will receive a 5% discount on tuition. In order to take this advantage, payment must be made prior to the beginning of classes.

A costume deposit of $50 per costume is due in December or prior to.

NOTE: $50 is just a deposit, additional or credited money will be determined once the final costume design and cost have been determined. Costume deposits are non-refundable.

Contact Academy of Dance Arts today for more information. Check out our dance schedules today!
Visit our dance studio at 9036 N 51st St today!
"Great teachers, great facility, awesome group of kids!"

-Julie Wood
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