POLICIES

Parent/Guardian & Student/Dancer Agreement

This Agreement applies to all Queens Ballet in-center activities and performance-related activities the Student/Dancer & Parent/Guardian is enrolled in and/or participate in from the first class of the semester. 

First day of dance class

  • The student should be dressed for dance class under their regular clothes--We have a bathroom for you to change but it might be too crowded, so it is best to have your child dress up before arriving at our facility. 

  • Arrive 5 minutes early to get comfortable with the facility.

 

Registration, Tuition, Costume Payment & Make-up Policy

1. Registration

 

2. Registration Fee & Tuition Payments

  •  A non-refundable registration fee in the amount of $30.00 is due upon registration. 

  • The class open or dismiss will decide seven days before the first class, less than 3 students will cause a class to dismiss. 

  • There are no classes on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year weekends

  • If the class you are interested in is full, contact our office to be on our waiting list, we will arrange a new class for your need.

  • Tuition is due in full on seven days before your first class. The tuition fees listed in the Tuition Rate Schedule for 15 classes are per semester and is due prior to each semester.

  • The student or parent/guardian is responsible for making all payments by the start of the semester or any other established due dates.   

 

3. Enrollment & Refunds

  • If a class is canceled by Queens Ballet Center and no other class options are made available, the tuition for that class will be refunded. The registration fee will also be refunded if the canceled class was the only class the student was registered for.

  • No refunds will be allowed if a student decides to discontinue attending a class for any reason. A student who wishes to drop a class after the start of the semester will not receive a refund for the dropped class.

  • The tuition is non-refundable seven days before the class start. Credits will only be given if Queens Ballet Center cancels a class.  There will be no credit adjustments for voluntary withdrawal or for classes missed due to the student’s personal schedule. i.e. vacations, sickness, sports participation, outside performances, etc. Makeup classes will be done at the same level or lower-level class as available and the student is responsible for coordinating this with the Instructor for the missed class.

  •  There are no school credits or refunds for missed classes or holidays.

  • Queens Ballet Center will discontinue enrollment for classes that have reached their capacity and reserves the right to cancel classes that do not have adequate enrollment. 

 

4. Cancellation of Classes

  • We follow PS 196Q Public Schools weather closings. There will be no refunds for classes that are canceled due to weather conditions. If cancellations are due to instructor illness, or building problems (i.e. power outages, etc.), Classes shall be made up at the same level or lower-level class as available. 

  • If the teacher is absent we will have a substitute teacher.

 

5. Make-Up Classes

  • Students who register 15 classes are permitted 1 make-ups class per semester and must be done within the same semester. 

  • There will be No makeup class for the student who registers 5 and 10 classes.

 

Studio Rules of Etiquette and Professional Conduct

We expect, and strongly encourage parents/guardians to support students in striving to attain a high level of professionalism and achievement, and to work in partnership with Queens Ballet Center staff members to promote learning and enjoyment.

 

  1. Students must arrive on time and attend all scheduled classes from beginning to end. Queens Ballet Center reserves the right to not admit latecomers if they arrive 15 minutes after class starts to reduce the risk of injury and to avoid distraction for fellow classmates.

  2. Frequent absences from classes may result in dismissal from class or performance privileges being revoked (i.e. Spring Showcase). Attendance at the last (6) weeks of classes of the Winter Semester and at the Showcase dress rehearsals is mandatory to avoid being subject to dismissal from the privilege of performing in the Spring Showcase.

  3. No talking in class; no loud talking or running on the premises. No horseplay is allowed.

  4. Students must be picked up promptly after class. Queens Ballet Center is not responsible for unaccompanied children. Parents of small children (1.5-6 years old) are required to remain in the waiting area during class.

  5. No smoking on the premises or outside/near the main entrance.

  6. Strollers should be folded and should not be left blocking walkways.

  7. All visitors are subject to these Studio Rules. Parents and other visitors may observe classes through the viewing windows; please do not stand in the studio entryways.

  8. No food is allowed and drinks are only permitted in the waiting area. 

  9. We are not responsible for valuables brought to the studio. Queens Ballet Center offers no secured storage facilities for personal belongings or valuables.

  10. Please protect your dance shoes and our floors, so please No regular shoes are allowed on the center floors at any time.

 

In addition, students should strive to:

 

❖ Work to their full potential
❖ Maintain a positive attitude when receiving correction in class
❖ Maintain a courteous and considerate attitude towards classmates
❖ Possess a dignified appearance by maintaining the highest level of personal hygiene

 

Students/Dancers failing to comply with these rules may have their performance privileges revoked, or may be dismissed from Queens Ballet Center.

Parents/Guardians and Visitors failing to comply with these rules will be subject to dismissal from the premises including dismissal of the Student/Dancer.

 

Dress Code

  • No jewelry or watches in classes, rehearsals, or performances, except for small ear studs.

  • Students with long hair must have it pulled back from the face in a bun above the neckline.

 

FEMALE STUDENTS 

  • Baby/Creative Movement Program: Light pink leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes.

  • Per-Ballet/Ballet Program: Ballet & Modern: Any colored leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes.

  • Pre-Professional Contemporary Advance Program: here is no specific dress code for contemporary classes. We recommend that ladies wear a leotard, tights (any color) and  Legwarmers or sweatpants are optional. For everyone’s comfort, please do not wear overly revealing garments or strong perfume to class.

MALE STUDENTS

  • Creative Movement: White T-shirt, black tights, black ballet shoes.

  • Ballet, Modern & Lyrical: White T-shirt, black tights, black ballet shoes.

  • Contemporary Advance Program: Any color T-shirt, dark color gym pants

 

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T  :  1:00pm - 5:00pm

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CONTACT

72-35 112TH ST, Suite PR11,

Forest Hills, NY 11375​

 

Tel: 718-521-5276​

 

info@queensballet.com

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