What if my Child is new to a specific style of dance or dance in general?
Our faculty works with students that range from beginner to advanced. Our introductory classes are perfect for dancers just starting out, no matter their age. Private lessons can also be a great way for students to gain confidence in a particular style.
What is your schedule?
Our fall-spring season runs from September to May, and we hold classes Monday through Thursday afternoons and Saturday mornings. ADC also offers several summer camps and classes in June and July.
What happens if my child misses a class?
Don't worry. If that happens, reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and our faculty will find a level-appropriate class to attend as a make up.
How does tuition work and what does it include?
For students who register for September, we split our all-inclusive tuition for our Core/Introductory Programs and our Physio Jazz Program into 9 installments. The first installment is due at registration and covers tuition for the month of September. We autocharge tuition during the first week of the following months (October through May). For students who register in October, we split our tuition into 8 installments, and so on. The tuition charge increases slightly for later registration to account for all the inclusions. Tuition covers weekly classes, performance costumes, an outfit for dance class, and a recital performance kit (t-shirt, tickets, video links, and photos). Our ART Company tuition is 12 installments and includes all the above, plus additional social and educational opportunities. The only required, non-tuition expense for ADC families is dance shoes. You can purchase shoes, apparel, and ADC merchandise through our store (in person or online).
What should my child wear to dance class?
For safety, dancers should wear form-fitting clothes and tie back long hair. Loose clothes ride up or turn inside out when a dancer goes upside down or does floor work. This is distracting for the student as it usually impacts their visibility and/or mobility. Fitted clothes let teachers see if a student is doing moves correctly, which is important to prevent repetitive strain and injury. This also means that requiring form-fitting clothes allows our instructors to give students clearer artistic direction and feedback. Students should always bring their required dance shoes (ex: ballet shoes, jazz shoes, tap shoes).
What if my child decides that dance isn’t for them or our schedule gets too busy?
Students in our Core/Introductory and Physio Jazz Programs have 30 days to see if ADC is a good fit, and if it’s not, we’ll offer a full refund. We understand that sometimes things come up later in the year and a dancer might have to exit the fall-spring season early. If that’s the case, please let us know 30 days in advance. We'll cancel your contract and waive the remainder of the tuition fees. Your dancer can continue to attend class for the remaining 30 days.