2017-2018 TuitIon & Fees

REGISTRATION
Students register for a full dance season (August - May) and are responsible for tuition for the full year.  
However, ALL STARS Performing Arts Academy also has “Open Registration,”  meaning we accept registration throughout the year. 
First tuition payment and a non-refundable annual registration fee are due at time of registration,  and required to hold placement.
 
Students registering November 1st and after will need to take a private lesson to catch up on classes. Please see below for fees. 

FEES
Annual Registration fee  
$45* is due at time of registration/prior to first class.**  
*additional siblings only $10 each. 
** Returning students will receive FREE registration when registering by May 31st, and $10 off when registering between June 1- Sep 15th. 


2017-2018 Dance Tuition
Tuition may be paid by cash, check, or credit card (VISA, MC & Discover), as follows: 
a) 1 Payment due 1st mo. of registration (receive 10% discount --valid only when registering by Sep 30.  Full-year payment is non-refundable.) 
b) 2 Payments due 1st mo. of registration, & Jan (receive 5% discount-- valid only when registering by Sep 30. Half-year payments are non-refundable.) 
c) Equal Monthly Payments (1st payment is due at time of registration. Following payments are due the 1st of each mo.*) 
*Please note: August tuition is non-refundable, as this secures the classes and teachers.

Drop-in class..................  $  16/class     
Pre-Pointe.........................$  55/mo-- separate fee-- Pre-Pointe class does not fall within multiple-class discounts
Ballet Comprehensive... $150/mo-- separate fee-- Ballet Comprehensive does not fall within multiple-class discounts
All other Dance Classes... Listed as a monthly payment by amount of classes taken per week.   For full year payment, multiply by 10 months

                              1st student      2nd student      3rd + student 
1   hour/wk.......$  55/mo...................$  50/mo......................$  47/mo
2 hours/wk.......$100/mo.................. $  90/mo......................$ 85/mo
3 hours/wk.......$150/mo.................. $136/mo.......................$128/mo
4 hours/wk.......$190/mo.................. $167/mo.......................$158/mo
5 hours/wk.......$ 230/mo................. $198/mo......................$187/mo 
6+ hours/wk.....$ 265/mo................. $225/mo..................... $203/mo

To calculate your monthly total, please add the price for your first dancer from “1st Student” column to the price from your “2nd student” column, and so on. Please note that your first student will be considered the one with the greater amount tution (student’s #2 and on will be of equal or lesser value respectively).   Example:  Students #1 is taking 3 hours ($150/mo), student #2 is taking 3 hours ($136/mo), and student #3 is taking 2 hours (85mo.)  Calculat/ion: $150 + $136 + $85 = $371.00 is the monthly total for this example of a family of three dancers.    

Private Dance Lessons.................$  45/Half-hour, $60/Full-hour (a great way to catch-up, improve technique, get extra practice for choreography.)
Private Ballroom/Latin Lessons:             
          One time lesson Fees (1-2 Students)  $50 for a 30 minute lesson, $70 for a 45 minute lesson, $80 for a 1 hour lesson 
          Recurring Private lessons (minimum of 4 lessons for 1-2 Students) $45 for a 30 minute lesson, $60 for a 45 minute lesson, $70 for a 1 hour lesson 
          Private Lesson Packages (1-2 Students) 10  lessons: 5% discount = $  665, 20  lessons: 10% discount = $1,260, 40  lessons:15% discount = $2,380 
          Private Group (3+ students)-- 1 hr lessons   $100 for up to 8 students, $150 for 9 to 12 students, $200 for 13 to 20 students


ALL STARS Dance Performances, Recital & Other Fees

ALL STARS prides itself in providing several opportunities for our dancers to perform, including our
and feel comfortable in front of a crowd. Every performance gives them an opportunity to shine, and most importantly, how to learn from mistakes year-end recital. We believe that through performance our dancers will grow in self-confidence and maturity.  

★ Community Events: As often as possible, students will be invited to participate in various local presentations that sometimes may require additional costumes or accessories, but mostly consists of class uniform with borrowed accessories— participation is optional. Their is NO participation fee for these performances. 
★   An ALL STARS Nutcracker: All students are invited to participate in the ALL STARS version of the Nutcracker.  
Auditions are held for the main character parts. Audition dates, requirements, and cast fees are posted at the studio in September.  
An annual fundraiser helps provide a good amount of the costumes; however, some classes may need to put together their own. There is a non-refundable $25 participation fee, due October 15, 2016. Nutcracker tickets are $10 pre-sale. 
★  Spring Recital: The Spring Recital is a grand show in a full functioning theatre, giving our students an amazing performance experience. Students are expected to participate in the recital, thus routines will be affected by their absence. However, participation is optional. If for any reason the student will not be participating in the recital, please notify us by Oct 15th. 
Fees Involved:   
1) Costume Fees: The non-refundable costume cost is $80 per class. Changes in a student’s schedule can result in a change of costume and additional costume fees (combo classes will sometimes perform both styles,  but will have only one costume).  Costumes are to be paid October 1, and no later than November 17, 2017 . Deposits toward costume balances may be paid at any time prior to the due date. Costumes will NOT be ordered without payment and will not be released if there is any account balance. Costumes ordered after Nov 17, will incur in a $15 late processing fee to cover shipping and handling charges.            
Costume orders are non-refundable: Once ordered, costumes are non-refundable and non-transferable. A student that withdraws from a class after purchasing a costume may pick it up before the end of June. Costumes not picked-up by June 30th will be considered a donation to the school.                
2) Spring Recital Fee:  A non-refundable $55 recital fee per family is due January 12, 2018, and includes 2 tickets to one performance. Additional tickets are available for $20 pre-sale, or $24 at the door. The recital fee and ticket sales help cover the cost of the auditorium, light, sound & stage technicians, ushers, props, teachers’ wages and all the other magic involved in bringing you an amazing show, and giving our students the experience of a complete production. 

★ Fundraising: There may be some fundraising events during the year to help cover show props, rehearsal fees, and other additional expenses incurred in providing quality experience for our students and audience. Please participate as much as possible to help these dancers’ dreams come true. 

★ Special Workshops and Dance Conventions: ASPA may offer students an opportunity to take Master Class Workshops, outside dance workshops, and Dance Conventions during the year. These are optional. Workshops and hotel costs (if any) are paid for by the students.


Please contact the office for additional details and to answer any questions you may have: 678-400-0091