A non-refundable registration fee of $35.00 is due at registration along with your first month's tuition (also non-refundable)
All classes have 9 months of tuition due on the 1st of each month. (1/2 month tuition due in August and May. Full month tuition due Sept-April.) Annual tuition includes a total of 36 classes, and is figured on an average of 4 weeks per month, however some months contain fewer weeks. Technical and Dress Rehearsals are considered lesson 35 and 36.
A $15.00 late fee will be applied to each account that is past due after the 10th of each month.
A $30.00 fee will be applied for returned checks.
Payments can be made by cash, check, and charge as forms of payment (we cannot accept payments over the phone)
Refunds are given at the discretion of the Studio Director.
Tuition is due in full every month regardless of class attendance and is not prorated for reasons such as illness, vacations, or weather.
Any class not meeting the minimum quota of 5 students will be cancelled, shortened, rescheduled to combine with another class, or shared an increased tuition to offset the expense of low enrollment. There will be no class changes after November 1st.
When a student will no longer be attending classes, it is the parent's responsibility to officially withdraw the child from class by filling out a withdrawal form at the studio in person. Until the dancer is officially withdrawn, we will consider the student to be active in the dance program. The parent will continue to be financially responsible for the tuition up until the exact date that Bartelt Dancers receives the withdrawal form.
Our end of the year recital is planned for Saturday, May 23rd, 2020. Dress rehearsals are planned for May 18th, 21st, and 22nd.
Recital costume fees are due by November 1st and are non-refundable. Youth costumes (10 years and younger) are $72.56 ($67.50 + tax) each and adult costumes (11 years and older) are $84.39 ($78.50 + tax) each. Costumes will not be ordered unless they are paid in full. Late payment on costume fees will require additional shipping costs and will only be ordered if delivery prior to our recital is guaranteed. When your tuition is paid in full, recital costumes will be sent home.
There is a recital fee of $78.00 per family due March 1st which covers two tickets, rental of the theater, video link and production costs.
Additional tickets are $12.00 each.
Recital participation will be based upon costume availability for students who enroll in class after the recital costumes are order during winter break. An additional $15.00 shipping fee will be applied to recital costume orders after the bulk order.
If Upper Arlington Schools are closed due to inclement weather, Bartelt Dancers' morning classes will be canceled. A decision regarding afternoon/evening classes will be made and posted on our Facebook and website by 1:00 pm. In the event that we are unable to schedule a make up class, each student is responsible for scheduling a make up class with the front desk.
To enroll in Auto-Pay you must have a DSP Parent Portal, have a student enrolled in a 2019-2020 season class. To create a DSP Parent Portal please click here. Auto-Pay is not required, we are now offering Auto-Pay as another payment option. Adult dancers and 6-week dancers are not eligible to sign up for Auto-Pay.
For parents enrolling in AutoPay for the remainder of the 2019-2020 year:
-Your account won’t be charged when you sign up. It will be charged with your next tuition payment comes due.
-February will be the first month payments will be collected through AutoPay.
-Tuition is due on the 1st of each month.
-Your total balance due will be ran on the 1st of each month.
-March 1st, tuition and the recital fee of $78.00 per family will be collected for families participating in recital.
-In May, 50% of tuition is collected.
-There is a 3.00% convenience fee included when using AutoPay when paying with a credit card.
-There is a 0.75% convenience fee included when using AutoPay when paying with a bank account.
-If your card expires or you get a new card, come here to update it.
-If the due date falls on a weekend or holiday, the funds will be drafted on the next business day.
-Unable to process payment: Should the payment be returned, Bartelt Dancers holds the right to charge client a $36.00 rejected transaction fee.
Hair should be up and out of the face for all technique styles. Please do not wear excessive jewelry.
Pink ballet shoes
Skirts/shorts allowed over leotard.
Comfortable clothing (no jeans!)
Clean tennis shoes
Black tap shoes
Jazz / Contemporary / Musical Theater
Talk to your teacher about what kind of shoe you should wear.
4 year old Predance
3 year old Creative Movement
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