POLICIES & PROCEDURES
ADD/DROP CLASS PROCEDURE:
If a dancer chooses to add or drop a class either as a result of schedule conflict or teacher recommendation, an e-mail must be sent with all pertinent information regarding the class/day/time of the class drop or class add.
FOR CLASSES DROPPED:
Tuition changes will be reflected in the month or trimester following receipt of the email. Once your request has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email that will include your updated tuition payment amount for the next installment. If a student drops a class for any reason, it is the family’s responsibility to pay their current tuition in full for the month or trimester that the email was received and encourage their child to complete the current month or trimester of scheduled classes. No tuition deductions, refunds, transfers, or adjustments will be made for dropped classes.
FOR CLASSES ADDED:
Tuition changes will be pro-rated for the remainder of the current month or trimester if the student wishes to participate in the added class(es) immediately.
MISSED CLASSES - MAKE-UP POLICY:
If you so choose, your child may attend a make-up class whenever he/she misses class due to illness, outside appointments, snow closings, etc. or when the student is participating in a Brandywine Ballet dress rehearsal and/or performance. Make-up classes may be taken in any other class of his/her level or a class level below. No formal notification of make-up classes is necessary. It is the responsibility of each family to keep track of classes missed if they so choose. Make-up classes may be taken before or after the missed class. No deductions in monthly or trimester will be made for classes missed for any reason. This policy is strictly enforced for both the West Chester and Lionville studios.
RECITAL PARTICIPATION POLICY:
Students may participate in the Student Recital ONLY if accounts are current. This includes tuition, late fees, and all costs associated with the Student Recital. June tuition (for recital participants only) is due by June 1 – prior to the start of all scheduled recital rehearsals Students will not be allowed to participate in any Studio Rehearsals, Dress Rehearsals or the Recital, if June tuition is not paid in full by June 1.