Center Stage

Dance Studio

2017-2018 Information

Dance Attire
All students are required to wear proper dance attire to class. This makes the classes uniform and allows the best freedom of movement for students. Please be aware of the following rules for dance attire: 

Sampler classes
• Black leotard with pink, black or suntan tights. Ballet skirt is optional. (not all are required)
• Pink ballet slippers for ballet. -  No satin ballet slippers
• Black patent leather tap shoes.
• Sampler Jazz students require pink ballet slippers only.

Beginner level classes
• Black leotard with pink, black or suntan tights, black bike shorts and black jazz pants. Ballet      skirt is optional.  
   (not all are required)
• Pink leather ballet slippers for ballet students.
• Black patent leather tap shoes for tap students.
• Black jazz shoes for jazz students.
• White sneakers for beginner hip-hop students.

Jr level and above classes
• Black leotard with ballet pink, black or suntan tights, black bike shorts and black jazz pants. 
  Ballet skirt is optional. (not all are required)
• Black jazz shoes for jazz and musical theater students.
• Black oxford tap shoes for tap students.
• Black Converse or Converse like sneakers.
• Pink leather ballet slippers for ballet students.
• Pointe shoes will be recommended by the teacher.
• Contemporary and Lyrical classes require foot undies or half soles.

Hip-Hop classes
• All hip-hop students must wear form fitting athletic top in pink, black or white and black athletic bottoms. 

Boys Hip-Hop classes
• Boys hip hop classes are required to have a clean pair of black sneakers for class only and are required to wear athletic wear to class 

For all classes
• Dance sweaters will only be permitted in class -   no sweatshirts or t-shirts. 
• Hair must be pulled off neck and face.

Attendance
A student’s absence affects not only their own progress, but also the progress of the entire class. Therefore, regular attendance is mandatory for all students. The following rules are in effect regarding attendance.

• Lessons missed may be made up in an alternate class as recommended by the teacher. Only 2 classes can be made up in  order to qualify for perfect attendance.

• Students with excessive absences or absences during the last six weeks before the June recital may be required to make up the classes missed by booking a private lesson ($20 per ½ hour at the convenience of the teacher).• No refunds will be granted for a missed class.

• A student may be denied the privilege in the annual recital based in absenteeism, poor class performance, and accounts which arrears for tuition.  

• No refunds will be granted for a missed class.

• A student may be denied the privilege to dance in the annual recital based in absenteeism, poor class performance, and accounts which arrears for tuition. 

• Students with excessive absences or absences during the last six weeks before the June recital may be required to make up the classes missed by booking a private lesson ($20 per ½ hour at the convenience of the teacher).

Please note - A student MUST attend every class or will need to pay for a private lesson for any classes missed after May 1st in order to be included in the entire choreography of the class.

Tuition
For your convenience, yearly tuition is broken into 9 equal payments and ½ of a payment for June. A locked payment box is available in the waiting room for payments made by check. When paying by cash, receipts should be obtained by a staff member. Tuition and registration Please refer to your this sheet for your payment of your monthly tuition.A 10% discount is applied for a family’s tuition that exceeds $150.00 per month and a 15% discount is applied for a family’s tuition that exceeds $200.00 per month.

In order to keep the studio running, any tuition payments not received by the 7th of every month will be subject to a $5.00 late fee.

There will be a $20.00 charge for checks returned due to insufficient funds.Tuition balances must be paid in full in order to perform in the dance recital.

Snow Cancellations
Only in case of a major snowstorm will classes be canceled. Please call our studio answering machine at 978-562-0134 or visit the website

2017-2018
School Calendar


Classes Begin
September 11, 2017

HOLIDAYS
Columbus Day
October 9, 2017


Halloween

October 31, 2017


Thanksgiving Break
November 22, 2017

through
November 26, 2017

Christmas Vacation
December 24, 2017

through
January 2, 2018

February Vacation
February 19, 2018

through
February 24, 2018

April Vacation
April 16, 2018

through
April 21, 2018

Ticket Sale May 19, 2018

Memorial Day
May 26, 2018

through
May 28, 2018


Costumes
Total amount due by January 13, 2018

Holiday shows are scheduled for

Sunday, January 7, 2018

June Recital Rehearsals will be held

June 11th - 14th, 2018

The recitals are scheduled for
Friday, June 15, 2018

and
Saturday June 15, 2018