POLICIES

Attendance
  • Students are expected to come to class on time with the proper attire.
  • Coming late disrupts the teacher and the students, please be considerate.
  • Attendance includes all classes, practices, and performances.
Missed Class
  • Students can make up classes within 30 days from the day class was missed.
  • No refunds will be given for any missed classes. Holidays are not allowed to be made up.
Student Drop Off
  • Students may be dropped off no more then 10 minutes prior to their class.
  • They may sit quietly and wait for their class to begin in the hallway.
Student Pick-Up
  • Students should be picked up promptly at the time their class ends.
  • Students will not be allowed to leave the studio without a parent/guardian.
  • For student's safety, we encourage parents/guardians to pick the student up inside the studio.
  • Parents are welcomed to wait in the lobby area for the student to finish class.
  • You may watch the class through the monitors in the lobby area.
Class Placement
  • Students will be placed in classes according to their age and ability.
  • Students who excel may be recommended for a higher level.
  • Students with disabilities will be placed according to age and specific needs.
Photo Release
  • Spotlight Dance Academy has the right to take photographs of students.
  • Pictures taken may be used in brochures, the studio's website, posters, advertisements, or other materials the studio creates.
Recitals Dates & Fees
  • We have two annual shows. Our Holiday Show will be held in December and our end of the year Recital will be in June (Dates available at front desk).
  • Miami Dade County Auditorium - 2901 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL
  • Recital fees cover the cost of producing the show. The recital Fee is $65.00 with a $40.00 fee for any additional member in the immediate family (sisters/brothers) who are also performing in the show.
Dance Attire
  • Ballet: Spotlight Dance Academy Leotard, pink tights, pink Ballet shoes, bun, and skirt
  • Jazz: Spotlight Dance Academy T-shirt, studio leotard, black/yellow sports bra, studio shorts or black/yellow bottoms, Jazz shoes, and ponytail
  • Tap: Spotlight Dance Academy T-shirt, studio leotard, studio shorts or black bottoms, Tap shoes, and ponytail
  • Hip Hop: Spotlight Dance Academy T-shirt, black/yellow sports bra, studio shorts or black/yellow bottoms, sneakers, and ponytail
  • Modern Lyrical:Spotlight Dance Academy T-shirt, studio leotard, black or yellow sports bra, studio shorts or black/yellow bottoms, Jazz shoes, and ponytail
    *JEWELRY SHOULD NEVER BE WORN DURING CLASS*
Tuition and Fees
  • Payment of the first month's tuition will be collected at the time of enrollment.
  • Tuition is based on the entire academic year starting August 2017 through June 2018.
  • Payments are due the 1st of every month. If we have not received your payment by the 7th of the month, a $15 late fee will be charged to the account.
  • Students will not be able to enter class if payment is not made on time.
  • All payments must be made on time regardless the students attendance.
  • There will be a $20 fee for all returned checks.
Refunds
  • Registration fees are non-refundable.
  • Costume fees will not be refunded after the due date even if a student withdraws from the studio.
School Year Calendar
  • School calendar will run from August 2017 to June 2018.
  • Spotlight Dance Academy will only close on Thanksgiving break, Winter & Spring break (followed by Miami Dade County Public Schools), Labor Day, Independence Day, Good Friday Weekend, and Memorial Day Weekend.
Weather Policy
  • In case of severe weather, Spotlight Dance Academy will follow the Dade County Public School System recommendations for cancellation.
  • We will post information on our website and on the studio's phone voice mail.
Disclaimer
  • Parents, legal guardians, and adult students waive the right to any legal action for any injury sustained on studio property resulting from normal activity conducted by the students before, during and after class time or events.