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Rates and Policies

Registration Fee: Annual Fee: $35.00 for first child / $25.00 for each additional child in family. To be paid at Registration. Required to reserve spot in class.

Registering for classes at Backstage Dance Studio is a commitment from August to May. Tuition is divided into ten monthly installments (August to May). You are registering for a 34-36 week program and will be charged full tuition installment each month regardless of attendance, closures, and/or studio and school holidays. A 5 minute passing period between classes is included in the number of weekly hours.

All registration, tuition, costume and recital fees are non-refundable.

Tuition – Auto Draft:

Automatic monthly debit from Checking Account or Credit of choice. Payment is taken out the 5th of each month.  Non-refundable. If payment is not paid by the 8th of the month, a $10.00 late fee will be automatically applied to account. Non-refundable. 

Class Withdrawal: To withdraw from a class, a 15-day notice is due via our withdraw form. If the notice is not received more than 15-days before the 5th of the month, a full month’s tuition fee will be drafted.

Second child in family receives a 5% monthly tuition discount.

2024-2025 Monthly Installment Rates


6.75-7 Hours

6.25-6.5 Hours

5.75-6 Hours

5.25-5.5 Hours

4.75-5 Hours

4.25-4.5 Hours

3.75-4 Hours

3.25-3.5 Hours

2.75-3 Hours

2.25-2.5 Hours

1.75-2 Hours

1.25-1.5 Hours

0.75-1 Hour

0.5 Hours 
















Costume Fee

Full payment is due by November 15.  (NON-REFUNDABLE)

*This fee will be automatically drafted on November 15, 2024

*Costume Fees are subject to sales tax (prices listed below do not include sales tax)

*Costumes purchased after December 15, 2024 will result in a $15.00 additional fee for shipping and cannot be guaranteed by Recital Picture time.







Recital Fee

Full payment is due by April 15.  (NON-REFUNDABLE)





*Recital Fee will be automatically drafted on April 15, 2025.

*This fee includes a digital video copy of all 2025 Recital Dance

*Recital Fee does not include tickets; a ticket is required per performance.


Backstage will be closed the following dates:

  • Labor Day (September 2, 2024)

  • Fall Break (Friday, October 11, 2024 – Monday, October 14, 2024)

  • Halloween (Thursday, October 31, 2024)

  • Thanksgiving (Monday, November 25 – Friday, November 29, 2024)

  • Christmas (December 23, 2024 – January 3, 2025) *Classes Resume January 6, 2025

  • Spring Break (Monday, March 10, 2025 – Friday, March 14, 2025) 

  • Good Friday (Friday, April 18, 2025) 

  • Memorial Day (Monday, May 26, 2025)


Dress Code:

​Shoes and attire can be purchased through us on our website here. Our partners at ShopNimbly offer quick shipping, thorough sizing guides, and hassle free returns/exchanges.

  • Pre-School & Ballet/Tap I: Black or pink leotard, pink tights, ballet skirt (optional), pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes, hair up.

  • Ballet/Jazz I & Ballet/Jazz II: Black or pink leotard, pink tights, ballet skirt or capris or jazz pants or dance shorts (optional), pink ballet shoes, tan jazz shoes, hair up.

  • Ballet/Tap/Jazz II: Black or pink leotard, pink tights, ballet skirt (optional), pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes, and tan split sole jazz shoe, hair up.

  • Musical Theatre I & Up: Black leotard, tan tights, capris or jazz pants or dance shorts, tan split sole jazz shoe, hair up.

  • Hip Hop I & Up: Athletic clothing like tank tops/t-shirts (no midriffs), and yoga pants/shorts (no jeans), tan jazz shoes, hair up. 

  • Ballet III – VI: Black leotard, pink tights, ballet skirt, pink split sole ballet shoes, hair in bun.

  • Jazz III – VI, Lyrical/Contemporary, Leaps/Turns, Drill Team Technique, Acro & Conditioning: Black leotard, tan tights, black capris, jazz pants or dance shorts, turning shoes, hair up. No midriffs. 

  • Tap III & Up: Black leotard, tan tights, black capris, jazz pants or dance shorts, black tap shoe, hair up.

  • Adults: May wear appropriate comfortable dance clothing

  • Gentlemen: White t-shirt, black pants/shorts, black ballet shoes (ballet), black jazz shoes (jazz), black tap shoes (tap)

General Policies:

  • Student age is based on age as of October 1, 2024; however, a student’s age is merely a guideline and final placement is at the discretion of the instructor. This policy is in place to ensure that the students are dancing at their appropriate level.

  • Excessive absences and/or unpaid accounts may lead to removal from class and/or recital.

  • Inclement Weather: Backstage will close for inclement weather if the school district closes.

  • Any class with less than five students on October 5 may be cancelled.

Student Class Behavior:

  1. Attendance: Regular attendance is expected. Please arrive on time and do not enter the class late unless necessary. To make up a class, you may attend the same level class within a 30 day period.

  2. Students are expected to wear dress code attire.  Failure to do so may result in removal from the class after one warning.

  3. Students are expected to listen and not disrupt class - cell phones are to be turned off during class.

  4. Students are not allowed to chew gum.

  5. Teacher may temporarily or permanently remove student from the class due to disrespectful behavior.

Parent and Guests of Backstage Regulations:

  1. No foul language, running, or throwing objects in the facility.  Please be respectful of others.

  2. Please do not move furniture and dispose of all of your trash into the provided trash bins.

  3. If you have a small child, please assist them in the bathroom to ensure toilets are properly maintained.

  4. Please make sure that you are here to pick up your child at the end of class time. If you are more than 5 minutes late, your account is subject to being charged a $10 late pick up fee. 


We love Backstage because they not only teach dance, but also discipline and confidence! Because of Backstage's dedicated, talented and loving staff, my daughter's love for dance has turned into a passion! 

—  Krystal C.

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