2017-2018 Non-Competition and Pre-Competition Classes
Registration is ongoing. Contact Jan with questions!
Classes begin the week of September 11th.
Please attend your first choice of class in the fall. Jan will notify you if it will not work prior to the first class. No other confirmation of registration is sent out to you.
You can register for classes at any time by downloading the registration form and mailing it, along with your payment to:
11775 Lehigh Avenue
Hastings, MN 55033.
Forms must be accompanied by your registration fee and first month’s tuition. Checks should be made payable to “Jan Tripp” or “Jan’s School of Dance.” Registration forms are also available at the studio or you can call or email Jan and she will send one to you!
If you are registering in September or later, please call Jan at 651-437-1584 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out if a particular class is available.
In September, all students will be given a payment booklet with a list of vacation days. Please be sure to pick yours up!
Dropped Classes and Refunds
If you intend to drop a class or quit, you must send WRITTEN NOTIFICATION to Jan Tripp. Phone calls, messages or not attending class is not sufficient notice. You will be billed for classes until written notification is received.
No refunds are given after the first class. If a class is missed, it can be made up with a similar class, but no refunds or credits for a later class will be given. (For example, your child misses their K-2 combo class. He/she can make it up at another K-2 combo class.)
We communicate all forms, newsletters and handouts via email. Please contact the studio at 651-438-3690 if you are not receiving these. It is your responsibility to keep up on information. Check the website often, follow Jan’s School of Dance, Inc. on Facebook and jans_school_of_dance_inc on Instagram.
Payments are due to Jan on the first week of each month. Your class tuition is broken into 9 equal payments. Note your student’s name and what the payment is for on the “memo” line of your check. Attach the month’s voucher from your payment book. Cash or check only – no credit cards.
|Month||Fees Due||Date Due||Notes|
|September||Tuition and Registration Fee||With Registration Form||Include $15 per child registration fee ($25 family max)|
|October||Tuition and Costume Down Payment||First class in October||Include $30 per class down payment for Spring Revue costumes (NO REFUNDS)|
|November||Tuition||First class in November|
|December||Tuition||First class in December|
|January||Tuition and Costume Balance||First class in January||Jan will notify you of balance due|
|February||Tuition||First class in February|
|March||Tuition||First class in March|
|April||Tuition||First class in April|
|May||Tuition||First class in May|
If you are enrolling in a combination class (example: Tap/Ballet/Jazz), one style of dance will be performed at the Holiday Show in December and a different style at the Spring Revue. Holiday Show costumes are borrowed from the studio at no charge. Costumes for the Spring Revue are purchased and are yours to keep (except certain borrowed pieces). The average cost of a non-competition class costume is $60-$70.
Dance Attire and Dress
Select dancewear is sold at the dance studio.
Boys should wear knit shorts or sweats and t-shirts.
Girls should wear a leotard and tights. You may wear a skirt, biker shorts or dance pants over it. Tank tops may be worn over the leotard if they are fitted. NO LOOSE T-SHIRTS! Hair must be pulled back for all classes.
Kneepads are recommended for floor work.
New shoes are available to order from the studio throughout the year. You may also look for shoes in the Used Shoe Book at the front desk.
|Toddler Dance Combo||Black tap shoes and any color ballet shoes (rubber bottom bedroom slipper style is ok too)|
|Preschool Dance Combo||Black tap shoes and any color ballet shoes (rubber bottom bedroom slipper style is ok too)|
|K-2 Clog-Tap/Jazz/Ballet Combo||Black tap shoes and any color ballet shoe|
|K-2 Clog-Tap/Jazz/Tumbling Combo||Black tap shoes and any color ballet shoe|
|3rd and Up Clog-Tap/Jazz/Lyrical Combo||Black tap shoes and tan Paul Wright 1/2 ballet shoes|
|Hip Hop/Jazz/Tumbling Combo||Clean tennis shoes|
|Teen Dance Combo||Tan Paul Wright 1/2 ballet shoes and black tap shoes (if clogging)|
|Boys Only Hip Hop/Tumbling Combo||Clean tennis shoes|
|Pre-Competition Clog||White 12W tap shoes; any color ballet shoes|
|Pre-Competition Jazz||Paul Wright 1/2 ballet shoes; any color tap shoes|
|All ballet classes, including ballet I and II
(aka Silver and Diamond Technique)
|Any color ballet shoes|
|Acro for Dancers||Barefoot|
|Tumbling and Movement||Barefoot|