Studio Policy

2021 - 2022 Studio Policy

       *Classes start on Friday, September 10th 2021. 

  • No Food allowed in studios and wait areas. Water will be allowed labeled with student's name. all water cooler have been removed from the studios.
  • Please pick up students at their correct times, as the studio is not allowed to have them stay in the wait area due to the state guidelines. If you are running late, please call the studio (978-343-7700) to see if we can have someone wait outside with the student, but we cannot guarantee that we will have extra staff to do that.
  • No Smoking in or around the building.
  • Please do not park in the middle of the parking lot or near any of the businesses in the plaza.  Use designated parking spaces in Miss Tanya’s School of Dance parking lot (parking spaces with yellow lines).
  • Good Attendance is VERY important to ensure progress in class. If a student misses 4 or more classes within a two month period or 6 or more classes in a dance season (Sept - June) a student may be asked to drop to a lower level class. If a student is injured, please still come and watch class.
  • Beginning in the month of February until the month of June, students may not miss more than three classes in order to participate in the recital.
  • The studio reserves the right to provide a substitute teacher if a teacher is absent for any reason.  In the event that a substitution cannot be arranged, class may be canceled, rescheduled or moved to Zoom.
  • If at any point either mandated or for other reason classes have to move from in-studio to Zoom, tuition will NOT be adjusted. Tuition is the same amount monthly, even if classes are held on Zoom.
  • Cell phones are allowed into the dance rooms, but must be turned off.  Miss Tanya's School of Dance is not responsible for lost or stolen cell phones.
  • All payments received will be applied to the oldest charge due on accounts.  If tuition is past due, and a payment is received for a costume deposit, that payment will be applied to the outstanding tuition balance first.
  • Tuition for the school year is based on an ANNUAL FEE divided into 10 equal monthly payments from September to June.   These payments are the same each month regardless if it is a short month or a long month (5 weeks).  Annual tuition is based on an average of 35 weekly classes per season (Sept - June). If you take advantage of the Seven Free Make-up class policy for your first class, your average weekly classes for the annual season will be increased to 42 weekly classes. Tuition is due on the 1st of each month with a grace period until the 15th of each month, with the exception of the month of June when tuition is due on or before May 23rd  2022.  The month of June will be pro-rated.  A $15.00 late fee will be added to accounts after the 15th of the month (this policy will be strictly enforced). We do offer a Family Discount.  When two or more children under age 18 are taking class, a 10% discount will be given to the second, third, etc. family members, on the lower priced tuition.
  • Payments can be made by cash or check sent in an envelope with the student or you may go on our website www.Misstanyasdance.com and make a payment. You may also come into the studio by calling 978-343-7700.
  • If tuition is delinquent over 30 days we reserve the right to withdraw the student from class. Credit cards on file will be charged if an account is 30 days delinquent.
  • No refunds for tuition, yearly registration fees, recital costume deposits & final recital costume payments, competition costumes & Competition entry fees. .
  • Recital Costumes will be ordered in the beginning of the month of January.  A costume deposit of $50.00 per costume will be required and will be invoice in November.  If costume deposits are paid after the due date that will be announced at a later date a late fee of $10.00 will be applied per costume to outstanding costume deposits. Costume deposits are NON REFUNDABLE. 
  • If a students drops a class after recital costume/costumes have been ordered, you will be responsible for the balance of the costume/costumes.  Recital costumes can not be cancelled once they are ordered even if the state guidelines do not allow us to have a in-person recital.
  • Invoices will be given out in February with the remaining balance of costumes. The second installment of Recital costume balances will be due in April.  If paid after the due date a Late fee of $10.00 will be applied per costume.  No refunds will be given for costume payments, including deposits if student drops out of a class and is also not transferable to another student or sibling.   Parents are responsible for costume balances, even if a student does not participate in the recital.  Costumes cannot be canceled once they are ordered.  The average cost for recital costumes are $68.00 - $90.00 without tights. Costumes deposits and balances are NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE and NON RETURNABLE. If the state guidelines change and we are not allowed to have an in-house recital, we will do our best to try and have a virtual recital.
  • If June tuition is not paid by May 23rd 2022 students will not be allowed to participate in Dress Rehearsal or Recital. Credit cards on file will be charged if June tuition or any other outstanding balances are not paid by the above date.
  • Students may schedule up to Seven FREE Make-up Classes in advance for their First class and One FREE Make-Up Class for each class taken from the months of SEPTEMBER to FEBRUARY 2022 to offset any missed classes due to illness, Snow Days, Holidays (Memorial Day) Thanksgiving Break and Recital dates. Please note that February & April school vacation weeks are not included in make-up classes, as they are not part of your yearly tuition charges. Students may only schedule THREE make-up classes per month and cannot be scheduled in the same class. If you would like to schedule make-ups in the same class, they can only be scheduled once a month. It is your responsibility  to schedule make-up classes. Students who miss classes between the months of February and June will not be allowed to schedule a make-up class due to the fact that each class works on different routines.
  • If you choose to have your dancer drop a class, you will be responsible for the remainder of the tuition for that month.  Withdrawal from a class must be done before the 1st of the month or you will be charged for that months full tuition.  Withdrawal from the studio must be done in writing.   No refunds or transfers on Tuition & Registration.
  • Monthly newsletters will be distributed via email. Please update your email on file as no paper newsletters will be given out. Newsletter will be posted on our website.
  • Class cancellations will be posted on the web-site, Facebook and also on the answering machine at the studio, one hour prior to the start of the first class of the day.
  • There will be NO Lost & Found due to Covid restrictions. Items that are collected will be discarded. 
  • Miss Tanya's School of Dance reserves the right to dismiss, any student or parent, who does not adhere to our policies, without refund.
  • Signed registration pink forms for dance season 2021-2022 allows Miss Tanya's School of Dance to use any class photos or videos to be published on our web-site and or Facebook page.
  • A Covid 19 waiver form will be required to be signed by parents enrolling their students in class.
  • Miss Tanya’s School of Dance and its staff are not liable for injury or loss, damaged or stolen property.