Policy Overview

For detailed studio policies, please refer to your studio handbook.

Arrival and Departure

 

We encourage students to arrive 10 minutes before class starts. for their safety, students should be picked up immediately after class. Please call the studio if you know you running late.

Attendance

 

Attending class regularly is pertinent to the growth and development of a dancer. All students are expected to attend class promptly and on a regular basis. Furthermore, regular attendance is mandatory for participation in the recital. To prevent injuries, students that arrive more than 10 minutes late to class will have to watch class from the front of the room.

Adding or Dropping a Class

 

In the interest of keeping tuition accounts up-to-date and accurate, students who wish to add/drop a class from which they are registered must sign a "Class withdrawal/Class Addition Form," or parents will be responsible for full tuition payments.

Cell Phone Policy

 

No cell phones or computers may be used during class time. (This includes texting).

Class Observation

 

Parents may observe their child's class on closed-circuit TVs located in the school lobby or through our observation windows. Classroom doors will remain closed and parents should refrain from entering during class. Teachers are not available for discussion between classes. If you would like to discuss your child's progress please contact the studio so we may schedule a time.

Class Placement

 
  • Class placement is the sole decision of the studio Director and Teacher.
  • Students will not be put on Pointe until they are developmentally ready. 
  • The following classes require dual enrollment: Pom, Modern, Musical Theatre, Leaps & Turns

Dress Code

 

All students must wear appropriate dance attire and shoes while in class. Showcase Dance Studio has a strict dress code in place to observe body alignment. Please refer to our "Dress Code" form for specific attire/shoes for each class.

Food Policy

 

Only water is allowed in the studios. No food, drinks or gum.

Holiday Closings

 

Please see our studio calendar for closings and events! Click here to view our calendar!

Illness

 

When your child has a fever, please keep them home until their temperature returns to normal. This will ensure that they will be well enough to resume class activities the following week. Please call our office and inform our secretaries so we can pass this information along to their teacher.

Lost and Found

 

Please mark all dancewear, shoes, and personal items with your child's name in a discrete place with permanent marker. We will make every effort to return lost items; however, we cannot be responsible for any items your child brings to class.

Medical Information

 

Parents must notify the Director/teachers regarding children who require an inhaler or other medications during their time at Showcase Dance Studio. Please inform us if your child has special needs. All information about our students is kept confidential.

Payment Options

 

Showcase Dance Studio accepts the following forms of payment; 1. Personal Checks 2. Cash 3. Mastercard, Visa, Discover. 

Registration Fee

 

Showcase Dance Studio requires an annual registration fee of $35.00 per student, or $60.00 per family. This fee is due upon registration and covers the cost of mailings, postage, insurance, supplies, studio maintenance, music license fee, etc. The registration fee is non-refundable.

Returned Check Fee

 

To offset bank charges, Showcase Dance Studio will charge $35.00 for each returned check.

Social Media Clause

 

Ensure that your social networking conduct is consistent with our Company policies listed in our handbook.

Substitute Teachers

 

Showcase Dance Studio reserves the right to provide a substitute teacher if the regularly scheduled teacher is ill or otherwise unable to teach class.

Termination of Enrollment

 

In certain circumstances, when it is in the best interest of one or more students, it may be necessary for for the school owner to terminate a students enrollment. Reasons for termination of enrollment include the following:

  • Disruptive or dangerous behavior by students or their parents.
  • Abuse of other children, staff, or school property
  • Inability of Showcase to meet the child's needs

Tuition

 

Tuition is based on the seasonal cost and divided into 10 equal installments due on the 15th of each month. The first installment is August 15th and the final instalment is May 15th.


Registration fees and first installments will be processed to your card  within  72 hours of completed registration.  Registration fees and 1st installment are non-refundable.


All tuition will be automatically processed by credit card. Delinquency will result in a $20.00 late fee.  

Weather Closings

 

Showcase Dance Studio WILL NOT close in accordance with Prince William County School inclement weather policy. Please visit our website, Facebook page, or call our phone messaging system for up-to-date information concerning studio closings. The Director will make a decision on studio closings by 2:00pm and an e-mail will be sent to your family account.

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Showcase Dance Studio has been such a wonderful experience for my daughter. She has learned discipline, appropriate self body image and confidence in herself. The instructors are so great with the kids and passionate about what they do. I can’t wait to see what the next several years will bring at Showcase!!

Kelley W

My daughter, Natalie, is going into her 4th year dancing at Showcase. I love that the director, office manager, and dance teachers are friendly and caring. It is obvious that they love children and love teaching them how to dance. Their patience and kindness has helped my daughter to grow and mature not only as a dancer, but as an individual. Showcase feels like a family to my daughter and my family. I highly recommend Showcase Dance Studio!

Courtney McDonald