The SDC class calendar includes 33 weeks of classes and one additional week of makeup classes. Classes start Monday September 11 and continue through mid-June with designated breaks for holidays. Class breaks will sometimes also occur for our resident dance company, Contemporary Ballet of PA, to accommodate tech week preparation for performances. All scheduled breaks are accounted for in the calendar. Note that you will pay the season’s cost for 33 weeks of classesdivided into nine payments. Though for the sake of convenience these are billed monthly, the rate is not dependent upon how many classes fall within a month.
Class costs are $12-15 per class, depending on the class length and number of classes taken per week. Students taking multiple classes receive automatic rate discounts. Registration cost is $30 per student, maximum 2 per family.
The online class registration process is simple. By default you will be assigned to automatic billing. You may decline automatic billing if you prefer, but a late payment fee of $15 will be assessed for any payments over a week late. There is no extra processing fee for credit card payments. We regret that we can no longer accept cash or checks at the studio. Online class registration with a credit or debit card is required. This will ensure your timely registration payment, and that you receive all notices, including class cancellations and any special circumstances that arise.
Tuition payments for 33 weeks of classes are due as follows: A double payment including the first and last month of tuition is due by Sept 15th. Subsequent payments are due on the first of each month: Oct 1, Nov 1, Dec 1, Jan 1, Feb 1, Mar 1, Apr 1, May 1.
Multiple students in the same family receive a 5% discount automatically assessed upon registration. The multi-student discount does not apply to Creative Movement or Pre-Ballet classes.
Dropping in for a single class is allowed under specific circumstances, e.g. a former SDC student home from college, a professional dancer in the area, or a new student trying classes. The drop-in rate cost is $15 per class. Please call (717)676-9039 in advance to let us know you will be visiting.