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Tuition Information

The Tuition Schedule and Information below pertains to our regular season of dance, September to May.  Families have the choice of 2 payment plans:  Monthly or Trimester with a 3% discount.

Tuition for The Dance Center is based on the entire School Calendar which runs from September to May.  (June is a separate charge for recital participants only.)  However, students may withdraw at any time within the parameters of the Tuition Policy (see POLICIES, PROCEDURES & WAIVERS.)   There is a non-refundable $35 Registration Fee per family, per year which is due at the time of registration.  Tuition for September installment or the First Trimester installment is due on or before August 1. If you are registering for classes after August 1, Tuition for September or First Trimester is due at the time of registration. Monthly tuition installment for October through May is due on or before the 28th of the previous month.  See full details in POLICIES, PROCEDURES & WAIVERS.

All tuitions, whether paid in advance via Monthly or Trimester payment plan, are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE.  

Consider your family schedule before enrolling in any class(es) at The Dance Center and read all policies concerning Tuition and Missed Classes before registering as no refunds or considerations will be given.  In addition, there will be no refunds or discounts if classes have to run via ZOOM due to reasons beyond our control such as the coronavirus.  These decisions will be made in the best interest of our faculty and students.  See POLICIES, PROCEDURES & WAIVERS for complete detailed information. 


Click the link below for our detailed TUITION SCHEDULE and

Ballerina Youth

TWO Payment Plan Choices

1)  Trimester  Installments - 3 equal installments with 3% discount
      Equal installments are due 8/1, 11/21, and 2/24

2)  Monthly Installments
     Equal payments due the first of the month September thru May

Installment Plan Information

Both MONTHLY and TRIMESTER installments are calculated based on the total tuition amount for the year.  (However, students may withdraw from classes at any time during the year within the parameters of the Tuition Policy.)  Your payment will be the same each month or trimester  regardless of the length of the dance calendar month, holidays, performance or rehearsal days for a Brandywine Ballet production, snow days, coronavirus, or any personal conflicts. We also do not issue refunds or pro-rate tuition for missed classes.  Make-up classes are available if you so choose.  See POLICIES, PROCEDURES & WAIVERS for complete details.

Late Fee

A $10 late fee is charged to all accounts whose Monthly Installment or Trimester Installment is not paid within 10 days of the date it is due.  

All Tuitions Paid are Non-Refundable

See Tuition Policy and all School Policies on this website for further clarification.


First Day of Classes – Thursday,  September 7


September 7:  First day of classes

October 31:  Studio Closed for Halloween

November 6-11:  Visiting Week for Pre-School, Pre-Ballet,                                                    Elementary 1, 2, and 3 levels only.

November 22-26:  Studio Closed for Thanksgiving 

Dec. 18 to January 1:  Studio closed for Winter Holiday                                                       


March 25-31:  Studio closed for Spring Break

May 24:  Last day for regular classes

May 28 to June 14:  Rehearsals for Student Recital.  Separate schedule.

June 15:  Student Recitals