• Studio Policies

  • Please Read Carefully Before Registering

  • Registration

    • Registration will be accepted through Thanksgiving for 1st-12th graders and through January for 3 YRS - K.  
    • A $50 registration fee is charged per student each year. 
    • The registration fee is not pro-rated for students who join later in the year. 
    • Students registering for one class after August will be assessed a recital surcharge of $15 per month that they were not enrolled. The recital surcharge also applies to Gym Bugs students who attend online classes. 
    • Students adding a 2nd or 3rd class after August will be assessed a recital surcharge of $7.50 per class per month that they were not enrolled. This surcharge also applies to Gym Bugs students who attend online classes. 

    Tuition Policy

    • Tuition is automatically charged to your credit or debit card on file on the 5th of each month.
    • If you register before August, your card will not be charged again until September. 
    • Tuition includes all recital fees and recital costumes for up to three classes. 
    • Tuition for one class is $850 per instructional year (Aug-May), divided evenly over 10 months. 
    • Tuition will be the same whether a class meets 5 times in a long month or two times in a holiday or transitional month. 

    Discounts

    • We offer a sibling discount of 15% per family
    • Families who pay tuition in full receive a 5% discount
    • Discounts do not apply to registration fees, camps, auditions, RDC monthly fees, etc

     Tuition Costs

    • 1 Class = $85
    • 2 Classes = $140
    • 3 Classes = $180
    • 4 Classes = $210
    • 5 Classes = $240
    • 6 Classes = $270
    • 7+ Classes = $300

    Late Payment

    • A $30 late fee will be automatically applied to unpaid accounts on the 20th of each month. 
    • Families with 2 months of non-payment will be dismissed from the studio.

    Class Drops & Changes

    • Students are not under contract and are free to drop at any point.
    • Drops and transfers must be handled by the studio. 
    • Drop requests must be EMAILED before the 5th of the month.
    • Drop requests made AFTER tuition charges have run will incur a $10 administrative fee.
    • No refunds will be given after a student attends class during the month.
  • Attendance

    • Regular attendance is vital to student progress and group choreography.
    • Students who miss more than two of the final eight classes before recital may not be able to participate in the recital, at the discretion of the teacher.

    Inclement Weather Policy

    • We follow the Knox County school closings for morning classes.
    • An email and Facebook post announcing the status of afternoon and evening classes will be sent out around noon.

    Communication

    • Email is our main form of communication. Please make sure you register with a "good" email.
    • If you have not received an email from us within the first month, please contact us. 
    • Follow us on Facebook and lnstagram for additional updates

    2020-2021 Calendar

    • August 10th- First Day of classes
    • September 7th- Labor Day | Studio Closed
    • October 12th-16th - Knox County Fall Break | Studio Closed
    • October 31st - Halloween | Studio Closed
    • November 25th-27th – Thanksgiving Break | Studio Closed
    • December 14th-Jan 1st – Christmas Break | Studio Closed
    • January 18th - MLK Day | Studio Closed
    • February 15th - Presidents' Day | Studio OPEN
    • March 15th-19th | Knox County Spring Break | Studio Closed
    • May 3rd-6th | In Studio Dress Rehearsals & Pictures (Tentative)
    • May 10th-13th | Clayton Center Dress Rehearsals (Tentative)
    • May 14th - Recital @ 6:30 (Tentative)
    • May 16th - Recital @ 1:00pm & 5:00pm (Tentative)

    Recital

    • Tentative recital dates are May 14th and 16th at the Clayton Center, Maryville.
    • Each class will be in only one show.
    • Students enrolled in more than one class may be in more than one show.
    • Specific show and rehearsal assignments will be posted in the studio, on the website, and emailed to families in early February.