Cherry Creek Dance

Policies

Class Registration Policy:

Class Registration and tuition are semester based – when you register your dancer for a class, they will be entered in for a specific day of the week and time such as the Monday, 10am combo class for the entire semester.

The fall semester is 5 months long (August – December, however spring is 6 months long January through June).

  • Parent Tot 1 class per week $400 spring semester
  • 1 hour of class per week per month $575 spring semester
  • 1.5 hours of class per week per month $862.50 spring semester
  • 2 hours of class per week per month $900 spring semester
  • 2.5 hours of class per week per month $1125 spring semester
  • 3 hours of class per week per month $1200 spring semester
  • 3.5 hours of class per week per month $1400 spring semester
  • 4 hours of class per week per month $1500 spring semester
  • 4.5 hours of class per week per month $1687.50 spring semester
  • 5 hours of class per week per month $1,812.50 spring semester
  • Unlimited  $2100 spring semester

Dancers participating in the recital must register for the semester.  Drop in dancers may not participate in the recital.

  • Registration fee per semester $20 per person 
  • Drop in students will be charged the $20 registration fee after their second drop in class.
  • Drop in 30 minutes – $16
  • Drop in 1 hour – $26
  • Drop in 1.5 hour – $35

Sibling discount 20% will be applied to lowest tuition pricing

Automatic Recital Registration

All dancers (not adults) enrolled for the semester will automatically be enrolled for the June recital unless we are notified via email by January 31, 2023 that you are unable or do not want to participate.

Recital fees: $200 for 1 class, $285 for 2 classes,  $370 for 3 classes, $455 for 4 classes, $540 for 5 classes.

Example: If your dancer is enrolled in 2 classes Hip Hop 5-8 and 4-5 Combo, your dancer would automatically be enrolled in the recital for 2 classes $285.

Fee includes registration, costume, all production costs, a link to a practice video for the dancers, a recital keepsake gift, and a link to our professional recording of ALL 4 shows.

Recitals are non refundable, non exchangeable.

Dancers must be registered and paid for the semester.

Pro-Rated Pricing: Not Updated for Spring
1 hour of class per week per month
5 mo. Feb-Jun

$480.00

4 mo. Mar-Jun

$384.00

3 mo. Apr-Jun

$288.00

2 mo. May-Jun

$198.00

1 mo. Jun $99.00
1.5 hour of class per week per month
5 mo. Feb-Jun

$720.00

4 mo. Apr-Jun

$576.00

3 mo. Nov.-Dec.

$432.00

2 mo. May-Jun

$294.00

1 mo. June $147.00
2 hours of class per week per month
5 mo. Feb-Jun

$750.00

4 mo. Mar-Jun

$600.00

3 mo. Apr-Jun

$450.00

2 mo. May-Jun

$308.00

1 mo. June $154.00
2.5 hours of class per week per month
5 mo. Feb-Jun

$940.00

4 mo. Mar-Jun

$752.00

3 mo. Apr-Jun

$564.00

2 mo. May-Jun

$384.00

1 mo. June $192.00
3 hours of class per week per month
5 mo. Feb-Jun

$1000.00

4 mo. Apr-Jun

$800.00

3 mo. Nov.-Dec.

$600.00

2 mo. May-Jun

$410.00

1 mo. $210.00
3.5 hours of class per week per month
5 mo. Feb-Jun

$1165.00

4 mo. Mar-Jun

$932.00

3 mo. Apr-Jun

$699.00

2 mo. May-Jun

$476.00

1 mo. $238
4 hours of class per week per month
5 mo. Feb-Jun

$1250.00

4 mo. Mar-Jun

$1000.00

3 mo. Apr-Jun

$750.00

2 mo. May-Jun

$510.00

1 mo. June $255.00
4.5 hours of class per week per month
5 mo. Feb-Jun

$1405.00

4 mo. Mar-Jun

$1124.00

3 mo. Apr-Jun

$843.00

2 mo. May-Jun

$572.00

1 mo. June $286.00
5 hours of class per week per month
5 mo. Feb-Jun

$1510.00

4 mo. Mar-Jun

$1208.00

3 mo. Apr-Jun

$906.00

2 mo. May-Jun

$614.00

1 mo. June $307.00
Unlimited Hours
5 mo. Feb-Jun

$1750.00

4 mo. Mar-Jun

$1400.00

3 mo. Apr-Jun

$1050.00

2 mo. May-Jun

$710.00

1 mo. June $355.00

Attendance Policy:

Students are expected to attend every class in which they are registered.  Attendance is integral to the dance training and rehearsal process for the absent dancer as well as for the progression of the class as whole.  Students should arrive to class on time so as not to interrupt the class.  Students who arrive more than 15 minutes late must have the teacher’s approval to attend class.

In the case of excessive absence Cherry Creek Dance reserves the right to dismiss students from a class/level and/or the dance recital without refund.

Ballet Prerequisites and Attendance Requirements:

If you are interested in our leveled classes, Ballet I, II, III, IV, V, VI — you must have an assessment class or meeting with our Director of Ballet  David Reuille

Ballet I & I/II must have successfully completed Pre-Ballet 1 and/or 2 and Ballet 9-11 – required to take ballet class twice per week

Ballet II must have successfully completed Ballet I (or placement class with the ballet director) – required to take ballet class twice per week

Ballet III – must have successfully completed Ballet II (or placement class with the ballet director) – required to take three ballet classes per week

Ballet IV & V – must have successfully completed Ballet III and or IV (or placement class with the ballet director – required to take ballet three times a week)

Ballet VI – must have successfully completed Ballet V (or placement class with the ballet director) – required to take three ballet classes a week

Absences:

  •       We strongly encourage you to keep your dancer home when they are not feeling well. 
  •       All families are expected to notify the office of all absences by emailing at info@cherrycreekdance.com or calling 303-399-8087.

Make-up Classes:

  •       Make-Up classes will need to be scheduled in advance by emailing info@cherrycreekdance.com.
  •       You will have the entire semester to make up for a missed class. Make up classes can be used in addition to your regularly scheduled classes but not used in place of paying normal tuition.
  •       We encourage you not to wait until the end of the semester to utilize your make-up classes, as they will not roll over to the following semester.

Substitute Teachers:

Due to additional dance performances, choreography work, illness, or personal reasons, substitute teachers may be needed at times. All substitutes are highly qualified and must be treated with the same respect as the regular teacher. Substitute teachers are also a benefit as they expose dancers to a different style of teaching.

Weather Policy and Studio Closure Policy:

Cherry Creek Dance will cancel classes due to inclement weather when conditions are deemed unsafe to travel and/or Denver Public Schools are closed.  We generally follow DPS closures and delays, but some exceptions may be made with our afternoon/evening classes.

Cherry Creek Dance will make every effort to email families in the event of a closure or delay.  We will also post to our Instagram and Facebook accounts as well as to our website.

Snow cancellations will not be counted as an absence and class can be made up according to our make-up policy.

If for any reason you feel unsafe to travel to class due to weather please email info@cherrycreekdance.com

The studio will be closed for all major holidays. Exact dates of closure will be published on our website and social media prior to the holiday.

Dress Code Policy:

Every student is accepted for who they are.  Our dress code is gender inclusive, and every dancer should wear which option feels appropriate to them.  The selected attire is to support every dancer’s safety and comfort.

No necklaces, bracelets or hanging earrings in any classes.

Combo Classes

Pink, blue, black, purple leotard, ballet skirts/tutus are permitted with pink tights, pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes OR Black leggings with a white form fitting tucked in T-shirt/tank top, white ballet shoes with white socks or black ballet shoes with black socks, and black tap shoes.

Pre ballet 1 & 2 

Pink leotard, pink ballet skirts/tutus are permitted with pink tights, pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes OR Black leggings with a white form fitting tucked in T-shirt/tank top, white ballet shoes with white socks or black ballet shoes with black socks, and black tap shoes.

Ballet I

Black leotard, ballet skirts/tutus are permitted, pink tights, pink ballet shoes OR Black non-sheer dance tights with a white form fitting tucked in T-shirt/tank top, white ballet shoes with white socks or black ballet shoes with black socks.

Ballet II and III

Light blue leotard, ballet skirts/tutus are permitted, pink tights, pink ballet shoes OR Black non-sheer dance tights with a white form fitting tucked in T-shirt/tank top, white ballet shoes with white socks or black ballet shoes with black socks.

Ballet IV, V, VI and Teen/Adult

Black leotard, ballet skirts/tutus are permitted, pink tights, pink ballet shoes OR Black non-sheer dance tights with a white form fitting tucked in T-shirt/tank top, white ballet shoes with white socks or black ballet shoes with black socks.

Hair in a tight, slicked bun with a hair net is required for all ballet classes

Hip Hop

Any Cherry Creek Dance t-shirt, tank top, or hoodie with black shorts, sweatpants, or leggings, in-studio sneakers or black jazz shoes. Hair pulled back out of face.

Tap

Any color leotard or dance tank top with black shorts, leggings or jazz pants, black tap shoes. NO street clothes.  Hair pulled back out of face.

Jazz

Any color leotard or dance tank top with black shorts, leggings or jazz pants, jazz shoes. NO street clothes.  Hair pulled back out of face.

Lyrical Modern

Any color leotard or dance tank top with black shorts, leggings or jazz pants, lyrical shoes/foot pads. NO street clothes.  Hair pulled back out of face.

Musical Theater

Any color leotard or dance tank top with black shorts, leggings or jazz pants, jazz shoes. NO street clothes.  Hair pulled back out of face.

Please write your dancer’s first and last name on their dance shoes. All dancewear and shoes can be purchased at the studio.

Cancellation Policy:

All camp, dance intensives and semester contracts tuition are non-refundable.

Summer Camps and Dance Intensives:

All camps and dance intensives are non-refundable and non-transferable. While we do understand that life happens, we do hire teachers and buy supplies based on registrations, so we will be unable to refund any camp tuition. In case of an event/illness out of your control, you will be able to move your tuition to a different week for the same dancer and will waive the change fee of $15 for the 2022 year.

Fall, Spring, Summer Semester:

All students registering for classes are agreeing to attend and pay for classes for the entire semester that they are registering.  Fall Semester is August-December and Spring Semester is January-June. Summer Semester is in July.

State of Emergency Closures:

In the event that Cherry Creek Dance must close in-studio classes due to a pandemic or other state of emergency, classes will be converted to virtual classes until dancers are able to safely return to the studio. No credits, discounts or refunds will be given.

Cancellations for those making payments, will be allowed on a case by case basis and will need to be approved by Sarah Gonzalez, General Manager, Margaret Foy, and Amy Jo Johnston, Operations Managers. In the event your cancellation is approved, there will be a $50 cancellation fee assessed to your account before cancellation.

Retail Return Policy:

We offer free returns or exchanges within 60 days of purchase. You can return your product for store credit, a different product, or a refund to the original payment method.  All returned merchandise must be unused with tags still attached.  Tights and sale items are not eligible for return.

Pick up and Drop off Policy:

It is Cherry Creek Dance’s policy that students not be dropped off in the parking lot. It is the guardian’s responsibility to walk the dancer into the dancer check-in area and wait for the instructor to guide them to their appropriate room. The guardian must also come to the studio door to pick up the student. The guardian must arrive a few minutes before class ends in order to wait for their dancer to come out of class. No student should leave the studio without a parent or guardian. We are very sensitive to our students’ whereabouts and safety, but Cherry Creek Dance will not be held responsible for your student.

Any student left unattended at the studio for longer than 15 minutes before or after the class they have registered for will be charged as if they attended an additional dance class. The same holds true for siblings—please do not leave siblings unattended at the studio.

Liability, Code of Conduct and COVID/Illness Policy:

If your account is deemed past due, you agree to pay upon demand all of Cherry Creek Dance’s costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees and legal expenses, incurred in connection with the enforcement of this contract/agreement. Cherry Creek Dance reserves the right to hire or pay someone else to collect on any actions arising from or relating to this contract/agreement. You will pay Cherry Creek Dance this amount. This includes, subject to any limits under applicable law, Lender’s attorney fees and Cherry Creek Dance’s legal expenses, whether or not there is a lawsuit, including without limitation all attorney’s fees and legal expenses for litigation, and collection expenses. If not prohibited by applicable law, you also will pay any court costs, in addition to all other sums provided by law. By attending any class you agree to comply with all Cherry Creek Dance rules & regulations. You understand and agree that Cherry Creek Dance, its agents, employees, volunteers or assistants shall not be responsible or made subject to any claim from injury or accident which may result in connection with any attendance at the school or any of its related functions.  You agree that you will not send your dancer to class if they are ill and/or show any signs or symptoms of the COVID-19 Virus including fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, muscle aches or loss of taste or smell.

Privacy Policy:

In the interest of promoting the successful programs of Cherry Creek Dance and improving outside communications, the studio uses photographs and video footage of students in our schools for advertisements and social media. This agreement constitutes permission to use photographs and video footage of the student named above in presentations about our studio, social media, flyers, and advertisements. All photographs and video footage shall remain the sole property of Cherry Creek Dance. I understand that no compensation will be made to me for this use. Cherry Creek Dance assumes no liability of any nature in connection with such filming and/or interviewing