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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 5 to May 30.

Families have the choice of two payment plans: Monthly or Trimester. See details below.

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.

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

Ballerina Youth

TWO Payment Plan Choices

1)  Trimester  Installments - 3 equal installments with 4% discount
      Equal installments are due 8/1, 11/25, and 3/2

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.  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, 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 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.

2019-2020 SCHOOL  CALENDAR - West Chester and Lionville Studio

First day of classes – Thursday,  September 5


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

NOVEMBER 11-16 - Visiting Week for Pre-School, Pre-Ballet, Elementary 1, Elementary 2, and Elementary 3 levels only

NOVEMBER 27-30 - Studio Closed for Thanksgiving

DECEMBER 23 to JANUARY 5 - Studio Closed for Winter Holiday


APRIL 6-11 - Studio Closed for Spring Holiday

May 23-25  -  Studio Closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

May 30 - Last day for regular classes – Entire WC Studio

June 6 -  Last day for regular classes  -  Lionville Studio

JUNE 8 through June 19 - Rehearsals for Student Recital.  All Participants will receive detailed schedule for all 3 weeks.

JUNE 20 and June 21  -  Student Recitals.