Fall Session 2023: September 11 - November 18
Winter Session 2024: January 2 - March 9
Spring Session 2024: March 11 - June 1
Enrollment is by pre-registration. Students are accepted after the beginning of a semester on a space-available basis, and providing their previous training enables them to join an existing class. Please register early to guarantee entry. Class size is limited and fills quickly.
ALL dancers currently enrolled will be automatically re-enrolled in the next session. If you wish to withdraw, please be sure to let us know of your withdrawal in writing before the first day of the next session.
Everyone is encouraged to register online as you will have access to your personal information all year long. This will enable you to update your address, phone number, credit card info, etc.
We are unable to accept registration over the phone.
Download Registration Form and MAIL or EMAIL to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monthly – 3 equal installments per session (Sept-May), $10 admin fee
Paid in full on balances over $400- 3% discount
Military and First Responders – 10%
Sibling – 10%
Tuition and costume fees are non-refundable once classes have begun. A non-refundable annual registration fee of $30 per student (max. $60 per family) is required. Tuition may be paid in installments throughout the school year or by session in full. The first month’s (September) tuition is due at the time of registration. For autopay, tuition is charged on the 1st of each month.
Credit Card Convenience Fee
A 2.75% fee on each transaction will be added to all credit card payments to offset the processing fee DCM must pay to the credit card processor. We will continue to accept other payment methods, including cash or paper checks which carry no additional charge.
Families with a tuition balance over $400 have the option to have a credit card charged automatically for tuition. To have the payment automatically processed, families must choose the recurring billing option when registering online or via the registration packet. Tuition is charged on the 1st of each month. Autopay is not available for summer session.
A late fee of a $25 minimum will be assessed for payments over five business days past due. Students who have overdue payments will not be permitted to attend class.
A student withdrawing from DCM’s program during the course of the school year must provide the school written notice of the withdrawal at least one week prior to the upcoming session due date. If postmarked notification or email is not received by the appropriate date, the student is considered to be continuing participation in the subsequent installment periods and payment is required.
Session Cost: Refer to tuition chart to the left.
Open/Drop-In class Cost:
Single 60 minute class - $30
Single 90-Minute Class - $35
Professional Rate* - $25
* Professional Rate for dance instructors or dancers employed by a dance company*
Male students ages six and up receive a full scholarship if enrolled in at least one weekly ballet technique class, in addition to the Boy's/Men's class and one recreational class. Participation in the June Concert is also required.
Male students taking recreational program classes receive a 50% scholarship (including Creative Movement and PreBallet & Tap).
Scholarships do not cover registration fees, performance classes, costumes, summer programs, or Ballet Chesapeake fees.
All DCM students who receive a scholarship for the school year must submit and sign DCM’s Scholarship Acceptance Agreement. Failure to comply with the scholarship terms will result in a verbal warning. Any such verbal warning may be followed by complete revocation of the scholarship award.
Work/Study scholarships are limited for families and dancers at the advanced level of study, available to assist with studio maintenance and/or administrative duties. Please get in touch with the school office for details.
All students who receive a scholarship award, full or partial, are subject to a Scholarship Fee for the school year. The Scholarship Fee helps subsidize administrative expenses necessary to support DCM’s scholarship programs. Scholarship recipients are not eligible for other discounts in combination with his/her scholarship(s). Scholarships cover tuition only.
Private lessons and coaching are available on a limited basis for students who need extra practice or who are participating in the Youth America Grand Prix competition or college/school auditions. Coaching is available by appointment and should be scheduled through the DCM office. DCM staff will recommend the length of time for a lesson.
Most sessions are between 30-60 minutes at the cost of $100 per hour and billed along with tuition at the start of a session. At least 24 hours notice of cancellation must be given when cancelling private lessons or the student will be charged a cancellation fee.
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