Policies

RED DOOR DANCE ACADEMY LLC
POLICIES & PROCEDURES
2018-2019

The following Policies and Procedures govern Red Door Dance Academy LLC (“the Studio”).  The Studio may amend these Policies and Procedures from time to time by giving notice of the amendment at the Studio’s location.  The Studio will provide a copy of any amended Policies and Procedures only upon the Undersigned’s request.


Registration fees and costume fees DO NOT APPLY to our JUMP! program.

REGISTRATION FEES & TUITION:
June – August: Summer Classes

  • No registration fees.
  • Punch card classes and any workshops must be paid for in full at the time of registration.
  • 6 week session classes – a $50 deposit is due upon enrollment with the remaining tuition balance automatically charged on June 11.
  • For all camps, a 50% tuition deposit is due upon enrollment with the remaining tuition balance due on the first day of camp.  Tuition amounts are attached hereto and incorporated herein.
  • ALL TUITION PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

September, 2018 – May, 2019: School Year Classes

  • $35.00 registration fee per student, or $60.00 fee per family, is due at the time of registration.
  • There are two (2) Semesters: Fall, September – December, and Spring, January – May.
  • The first month’s tuition in addition to the registration fee is due upon registration.  Tuition amounts are attached hereto and incorporated herein.
  • ALL TUITION PAYMENTS AND REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

TUITION PAYMENT FOR ALL CLASSES:

Tuition must be paid by (1) automatic debit or credit card payment; or (2) cash or check by paying for the full Semester’s tuition at the time of registration for Fall Semester, and by January 1st for Spring Semester.  Debit or credit card payments are not accepted for monthly in-person payment.

Tuition payments for School Year Classes are for 32 classes.  In the Studio’s sole discretion, students may receive additional classes at no extra charge.

If your debit or credit card is declined, you are responsible for providing a new card within five (5) days of receiving notice of the declined card.  You will be charged a $25.00 fee for any checks returned to the Studio marked NSF. You will be charged a $15.00 late fee for any payments not received by the 10th day of the month the payment is due.

COSTUME & RECITAL FEES:

  • Costume Fees pay for costume pieces, tights, and hair accessories.  Costume Fees do not include shoes, undergarments or alterations. The Costume Fees are as follows:
  • PreBallet, Combo I & II, Level I & II, and Mini Level Classes: $70.00 per student per class;
  • Level III and IV/V Classes: $80.00 per student per class; and
  • Pre-Primary: $144.00 per student.
  • Recital Fees:
  • $50.00 per family.

 

For Students enrolled in School Year Classes, Costume Fees and Recital Fees for the recital are due by November 10th.  If tuition is paid by automatic debit or credit card payment, the card on file will automatically be charged on November 10th.  If tuition is paid by cash or check, payment of the costume and recital fees is due by November 10th to avoid a $15.00 late fee.  AFTER NOVEMBER 10TH, ALL COSTUME AND RECITAL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.  

This Section does not apply to private lessons or summer classes.

WITHDRAWING FROM THE STUDIO:

If you want to withdraw from the Studio, then you must complete and return to the Studio a withdrawal form.  All withdrawal forms must be turned in by the 20th of the month to be effective for the following month. If you do not complete a withdrawal form, your card on file will continue to be charged.

DISCHARGE FROM THE STUDIO:

The Studio, in its sole and absolute discretion, retains the right to discharge any student, parent, family member, or friend from the Studio for any act that the Studio believes creates an unsafe environment including, but not limited to, discrimination, hate speech, threats of physical harm, verbal or physical altercation, damage, and/or harm whether to another person or property, and/or any action that is materially harmful to the Studio. In the event you have created an unsafe environment, you may receive one warning from Marisa Mailhes, Owner, prior to your discharge from the Studio, or, in the Studio’s sole and absolute discretion, you may be discharged from the Studio immediately, without warning. In the event of discharge from the Studio for creating an unsafe environment, you will not receive any refund for any tuition and/or fees previously paid to the Studio.

REFUNDS DUE TO CLASS CANCELLATIONS: 

NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN FOR CLASSES CANCELED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER, ACTS OF GOD, OR OTHER EVENTS OUTSIDE OF THE STUDIO’S CONTROL, UNLESS IT IS FACTUALLY IMPOSSIBLE FOR THE STUDIO TO PROVIDE 32 CLASSES DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR CLASSES SCHEDULE IN WHICH CASE A MAKEUP CLASS WILL BE PROVIDED.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

The Studio reserves the right to provide a substitute teacher if the regularly scheduled teacher is ill or otherwise unable to teach classes.

ATTENDANCE: 

Regular attendance is required for students.  In the sole discretion of the Director, students who miss too many classes may be required to make-up missed classes.  Those students will be charged for each make-up class.

PARENT’S RESPONSIBILITY: 

It is the parent’s responsibility to be aware of all school activities, closed dates, etc. Communications will primarily occur through emails and posted notices in the lobby of the Studio. Parents, or adult students, must inform the Studio of any address, email, or telephone number changes.   Students cannot be dropped-off more than thirty (30) minutes before each class. Each student must be picked-up within thirty (30) minutes after each class. Young dancers should be picked up immediately following the release of class.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: 

The Undersigned, individually and on behalf of their minor children, heirs, representatives, and assigns, fully and irrevocably waive, release, and discharge the Studio, its officers, directors, members, managers, agents, representatives, and employees from and against any and all claims for personal injury, property damage, or any other claims, demands, and causes of action relating, in any way, to the actions performed during instruction and/or on the premises of the Studio.

The Undersigned, individually and on behalf of their minor children, represents that they are attending the instruction willingly and voluntarily, and will abide by all policies and procedures of the Studio as exist or may be amended.  

The Studio, its officers, directors, members, managers, agents, representatives, and employees assume no responsibility for friends and/or family members accompanying a student.  Furthermore, the Studio, its officers, directors, members, managers, agents, representatives, and employees assume no responsibility for protecting the property of any student, parent, family member, or friend.

PHOTO RELEASE: 

The Studio is hereby granted permission to take photographs and/or videos of the students to use in brochures, websites, posters, advertisements, and other promotional materials in the Studio’s sole discretion. The Undersigned hereby waives all right, title, and interest to any copyright, or other intellectual property right that the Undersigned may have in such photographs, and grants the Studio all right, title, and interest to those photographs.