A $30 per student non-refundable fee is due once a year at the time of enrollment. (Adult classes exluded)
30 minutes per week- $46.00
45 minutes per week- $53.00
60 minutes per week- $60.00
1 1/2 hours per week- $80.00
2 hours per week- $104.00
2 1/2 hours per week- $121.00
3 hours per week- $137.00
4 hours per week- $165.00
Adult classes- 10 class punch card $75.00 Single Class- $12.00
Families- a 10% discount will apply to the 2nd & 3rd family member total tuition
Discount available for those who pay for the full year in advance.
Payment Policy:Payment for lessons is due the first of each month. Payment options include check, cash, or automatic monthly payment from Visa, Mastercard or Discover. Other arrangements can be made by contacting the front desk. A $20 late fee will be charged after 30 days. There is a $35 charge for returned checks.
Credit Card Convenience Fee:
Effective September 1st, 2019, JDS will charge a convenience fee on all payments made by credit card. The fee is 1% of the total amount being charged.
Make- Up Policy:Please inform the studio if your child will miss class. Lessons missed because of illness or emergency may be made up within two weeks in a class of the same technique level or lower.
Refunds:NO REFUNDS unless there is an emergency circumstance. Registration fees, costume fees, and competition fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.
Cancellation Policy:In the event of a withdrawal, a written or emailed notice must be submitted in advance. No refunds are granted for classes not attended.
Multi-media devices:Cell phones, I-pads, etc., are NOT ALLOWED in the classroom. Please do not use any of these devices to record any activities unless you have permission form the director. Studio WIFI connection is for staff use only.
Vacations and Holidays:We will be closed Labor Day, Fall Break, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year, Spring Break, Memorial Day. Tuition remains the same.
Dress:Proper dance attire is mandatory.
Combination classes- Leotard & tights (any color, any style), ballet & tap shoes (white if buying new), replace ties on taps with elastic, and a bag to store shoes in.
Ballet- (10 years and up) Solid color leotard, pink tights and ballet shoes.
Jazz & Tap – (10 years & up) Leotard, black tights/jazz pants/biker shorts, jazz and/or tap shoes
Hip Hop – Leotard, shorts, jazz pants, biker shorts. Keds sneakers or jazz shoes.
Creative 2’s – Leotard, tights & ballet shoes
Adult classes – Dance or fitness wear and appropriate shoes.
Acro- leotard with footless tights or leggings- no shoes.
Aerial- Leggings to cover the knees, leo or fitted shirt that can be tucked in (no crop tops). No jewelry or shoes allowed.
Parents will be invited to observe their child’s class twice a year: once before Christmas and then once before Recital. Our teaching staff is always interested in discussing with parents their child’s progress or any other issues.
Parking:PLEASE DO NOT block the front of the building. PLEASE BE PROMPT IN PICKING YOUR CHILD UP AT THE END OF THE DAY.
Recital:A costumed recital is held every year. The purpose of the production is to give students stage experience and the opportunity to demonstrate their achievements. Emphasis will be on student's performance with costuming kept to a minimum.
Class Placement:Students are placed in classes according to age, experience and ability. To ensure proper placement, students are carefully evaluated during the first four weeks of classes. Students will progress to next level once they have mastered material in their current level. Those wishing to discuss their child’s progress or schedule, please make an appointment BEFORE registration.
**Dates to be added as they are determined**
August 17th & 18th- Studio Registration
August 19th- Owensboro Dance Theatre auditions 5:00pm-7:00pm
August 20th- JDS Competition Team auditions
September 7th- Labor Day
September 8th- Classes begin
December 1st- Deadline for Recital Registration
January 4th- 2nd Semester Classes Begin
January 30th- Deadline for Recital Registration for newly enrolled students (2nd semester enrollment)
June 6th- 45th Anniversary Recital at RiverPark Center