Policies - Ballet Hawaii
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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 the 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:

Although Ballet Hawaii sessions are 12-weeks long, tuition is broken up into 3 payments, due in 4-week intervals.

Fall Session 2021 (12 weeks) – 1st Payment Due August 17, 2021, 2nd Payment Due September 14, 2021, 3rd Payment Due October 12, 2021

Winter Session 2021-2022 (12 weeks) – 1st Payment Due November 9, 2021, 2nd Payment Due December 7, 2021, 3rd Payment Due January 24, 2022

Spring Session 2022 (12 weeks) – 1st Payment Due February 22, 2022, 2nd Payment Due March 22, 2022, 3rd Payment Due April 19, 2022

Summer Session 2022 (TBA) – TBA

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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. The placement fee is $20-$25 depending on the level of class the 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.  THERE ARE NO REFUNDS AFTER A SESSION HAS STARTED.

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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 the 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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