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Tuition Information 

The Tuition Schedule and Information below pertains to our regular season of dance, September to May. A separate Summer Program Tuition Schedule is available within Summer Program Information.

Tuition for The Dance Center is based on the School Calendar and runs from September 6 to May 31.

Families have the choice of two payment plans: Monthly or Semester with a 3% discount. See details below.

All tuitions, whether paid in advance via Monthly or Semester 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.

For a full breakdown of our tuition costs click the link below:
Tuition Schedule 

Ballerina Youth

TWO Payment Plan Choices

1)  Semester Installments - 2 equal installments with 3% discount
      First Semester 9/6 to 1/16.  Second Semester 1/17 to 5/31 

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

Installment Plan Information

Both monthly and semester installments are calculated based on the total  tuition amount for the year.  Your payment will be the same each month or semester  regardless of the length of the dance calendar month, holidays, performance or rehearsal days for a Brandywine Ballet production, snow days, 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.

Late Fee

A $10 late fee is charged to all accounts whose tuition is not paid by the 10th of the month - both for monthly and trimester installment plans. 

All Tuitions Paid are Non-Refundable

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

2018-2019 SCHOOL  CALENDAR - West Chester and Lionville Studio

First day of classes – Thursday,  September 6


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31 - Studio Closed after 4:00 pm - Halloween

NOVEMBER 12-17 - Visiting Week for Pre-School, Pre-Ballet, Elementary 1 and Elementary 2 levels only

NOVEMBER 21-24 - Studio Closed for Thanksgiving

DECEMBER 22 to JANUARY 1 - Studio Closed for Winter Holiday


APRIL 18-21 - Studio Closed for Spring Holiday

May 25-27  -  Studio Closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

June 1 - Last day for regular classes – Entire WC Studio

June 8 -  Last day for regular classes  -  Lionville Studio

JUNE 3 through June 21 - Rehearsals for Student Recital.  All Participants will receive detailed schedule for all 3 weeks.

JUNE 22 and June 23  -  Student Recitals.