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.



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!



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 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.



Showcase is a home away from home for my daughter, Madison. She loves her dance classes, her teachers, and her dance friends. Showcase provides an enriching and nurturing learning experience with an amazing owner/artistic director and fantastic instructors. Madison exudes pride, passion, and the quest for perfection in her dancing abilities as a result of the talented role models and innovative dance instruction at Showcase. Maureen Palmer, Proud Showcase Mom

Maureen Palmer

My daughter loves her teachers and I have been extremely happy with Showcase. I value your organization and attention to detail. Everyone is very friendly and professional. Thank you!

Lori Purvis