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Policies

Tuition Payments

Students who commit to enrollment in the Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions will be considered for roles in The Nutcracker and the annual Spring Showcase. If Session Payments are not received by the due dates below, a $25.00 late fee will be applied.

 

If your child is not participating in our Summer session, a non-refundable deposit in the following amount is required to reserve their spot in Fall session.

Creative Dance, Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet, & Ballet 1: $100

Ballet 2 through Ballet 8: $200

Musical Theatre, Jazz, & Tap: $100

 

Tuition Due Dates:

Fall Session 2019 (12 weeks) – Tuition due July 6, 2019

Winter Session 2019/2020 (12 weeks) – Tuition due October 12, 2019

Spring Session 2020 (12 weeks) – Tuition due January 11, 2020

Summer Session 2020 (10 weeks) – Tuition due April 18, 2020

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PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO “BALLET HAWAII”. INCLUDE CHILD’S NAME, CLASS NAME & CLASSTIME IN MEMO.

 

*For observation of class or placement class for new students ages 3+, please contact Lesley Young, School Administrator at lesley@ballethawaii.org to schedule. Placement fee is $20/$25 depending on level of class child is auditioning in.

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Refund Policy

Cancellations made five days in advance of the start of a session will receive 100% refund. NO REFUNDS AFTER SESSION HAS STARTED.

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Sibling Discount Policy

Families with 2 or more students enrolled at Ballet Hawaii will receive a 10% discount on each additional child’s tuition (full price tuition to be paid on the highest price tuition, excludes open classes).

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Lateness

If a student is late they are expected to warm themselves up and ask the teacher’s permission to join class.

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Absence

If a student must be absent from class, Ballet Hawaii requires a parent/guardian to email the Front Desk staff with the excuse PRIOR TO the start of the missed class for the absence to be recorded as “excused”. (Phone calls are accepted, but preferably an excuse in writing). If an absence notification is received during or after a student’s class, it will be recorded as simply an absence. Only excused absences are allowed to be made up. (Please refer to “Class ‘Make up’ Policy” below).

 

What is an “Excused Absence”?
An absence is considered “excused” in the event of:
• Student is ill/injured
• Graded school activity/event
• Family emergencies
• Family vacations
• Natural disasters
and the BH front desk staff was notified of the absence prior to the start of the class.

 

*Ballet Hawaii takes ALL absences into consideration when casting major productions like The Nutcracker. Attending ballet class is necessary for a student’s progression and maintenance as a dancer. As excused absences are allowed to be made up, it is important that a valid excuse is provided.

 

Honolulu Studio:  (808) 521-8600 | Email hnlattendance@ballethawaii.org

 

Ballet Hawaii West Studio:  (808) 469-4392 | Email bhwattendance@ballethawaii.org

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Class “Make up” Policy

Students may make up missed classes in the level below their current level at the school in which they are registered.  All make ups must be completed before the current session ends.  (Exception: Spring Session – no make ups are allowed as our students will be rehearsing their dances for our Spring Showcase during their class time)

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Cancellation of Classes

Ballet Hawaii School will be closed in case of severe weather conditions according to the Hawaii DOE School Systems closings.

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