September 2017

The schedule for September 2017 and the tuition info are given below. Note that there will be no classes on Friday September 1st and Saturday September 2nd which leaves us with exactly 4 full weeks of classes.

Classes in Room 1 are taught by Inna Esipova. Classes in Room 2 are taught by our guest teachers.

Ballet III classes will be reintroduced when the demand for them increases. (Meanwhile, students at that level are encouraged to register for private classes.)

Monday
4:15-5:15 private
5:15-6:45 Ballet I
6:45-8:00 Adult Ballet Beginners
8:00-9:00 Rehearsals for Adult Ballet Beginners and Intermediate

Tuesday
4:15-5:30 Pre-Ballet III
5:30-6:15 Pre-Ballet II
[Room 2] 5:30-6:15 Drama (for Pre-Ballet III and Ballet I, II)
6:15-7:30 Rehearsals for Pre-Ballet II, III and Ballet I, II
7:30-9:00 Adult Ballet Intermediate and Ballet II (with pointe)*

Wednesday
4:15-5:45 Ballet I
[Room 2] 5:00-5:45 Character Dance (for Pre-Ballet III)
5:45-7:00 Stretch & Strength (for Pre-Ballet III and Ballet I, II)
7:00-8:15 Adult Ballet Beginners
8:15-9:15 private

Thursday
4:15-5:45 Ballet I
[Room 2] 5:00-5:45 Contemporary Dance (for Pre-Ballet III)
5:45-7:00 Pre-Ballet III
[Room 2] 5:45-6:45 Character Dance (for Ballet I, II)
7:00-8:30 Adult Ballet Intermediate and Ballet II

Friday
4:15-9:00 private

Saturday
10:00-11:00 private (taken)
11:00-12:30 Pre-Ballet III and Ballet I
[Room 2] 12:30-1:15 Drama (Pre-Ballet III and Ballet I, II)
12:30-1:15 Pre-Ballet II
1:15-1:45 Pre-Ballet I
2:00-3:00 Barre on the Floor (for Pre-Ballet II, III; Ballet I, II; Adults)
3:00-4:15 Adult Ballet Beginners
[Room 2] 3:00-4:00 Contemporary Dance (for Ballet I, II)
4:15-5:45 Adult Ballet Intermediate and Ballet II (with pointe)*

*Students who are not yet ready for pointe work will do the exercises on half points.


Monthly Tuition (per student)

Monthly tuition is calculated by adding the costs for each of the registered class as listed below.

Pre-Ballet I (30 min classes); Pre-Ballet II; Drama (45 min classes); Barre on the Floor; Stretch & Strength (60 min classes); Contemporary Dance; Character Dance (45 or 60 min classes)
1 class per week: $50/month
2 classes per week: $90/month
3 classes per week: $120/month

Pre-Ballet III; Adult Ballet Beginners (75 min classes)
1 class per week: $60/month
2 classes per week: $110/month
3 classes per week: $150/month
4 classes per week: $200/month
5 classes per week: $250/month
6 classes per week: $300/month

Ballet I, Ballet II; Adult Ballet Intermediate (90 min classes)
1 class per week: $70/month
2 classes per week: $130/month
3 classes per week: $180/month
4 classes per week: $240/month

“All of the above” tuition
$350/month (classes covered are subject to director’s approval per student)


Tuition payment policies: due first class of the month; $10 late fee added if payment is not received in full within a week after the first class; $20 fee for each returned check; no refunds are given for any reason. Cash or check payments only (write checks to ‘Inna Ballet’).

Drop-in classes:
$15 for 30 minute Pre-Ballet I classes
$20/hour for all other classes


Private and Semi-private lessons

Private and semi-private 60 and 90 min lessons can be scheduled on any day and time that works both for you and the instructor. Reserved times will be posted online. Payment is due at the beginning of the class.

Private lessons:
$60/hour

Semi-private lessons:
$35/hour/person

Discounts (for private and semi-private lessons):
10% if taking more than 5 hours per month;
20% if taking more than 10 hours per month


General Policies

Schedule is subject to change. A class can be canceled if less than 3 people are enrolled.

No classes on official holidays (but private lessons may be available).

Classroom Rules
* Street shoes are not allowed on the dance floor.
* Students must be dressed in the appropriate attire for the class.
* Student’s hair must be pulled away from the face, and if long enough, must be secured in a bun. No jewelry in the studio.
* No gum, food or drink, except water, in the studio.
* Students arriving late must wait at the door until permitted to enter the studio.
* Disruptive behavior in classroom will result in student’s removal from the studio (and possibly from the class, with no refund, if disruptive behavior continues).
* To lessen distractions in the classroom, parents may only observe the last class of the month.

Class Attire for Girls:
Pre-Ballet I, II, III : TO BE UPDATED
Ballet I, II, III: TO BE UPDATED
Adult Ballet: Black camisole leotard; ballet pink or black fully footed (or convertible) seamless tights; black skirts (optional); pink or black ballet slippers.

Class Attire for Boys:
Pre-Ballet I, II, III : White T-shirt, black shorts, white socks, white ballet slippers (not leather).
Ballet I, II, III: White short-sleeve T-shirt, black dance footed tights, white socks and white ballet slippers (not leather).
Adult Ballet: White short-sleeve T-shirt, black dance footed tights, black ballet slippers.