Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio
Celebrating 43 years of dance education
Studios in Warwick, Cranston, Greenville, RI
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STUDIO POLICY & PROCEDURE
 
Registration
There is a non-refundable registration fee.  Registration must be completed before attending class and guarantees your spot in that class.  Individual fee is $25, $5 each additional sibling.
 
Tuition
Tuition is due your 1st class of every month.  
A late fee of $20 is applied to accounts with outstanding tuition balances.

Our preferred method of payment is via credit card on file in your Jackrabbit Account.  A tuition auto-pay option is available to automatically be charged for tuition on the 1st business day of every month.  If you are paying by cash, check or credit in person, payments are due the first of every month. Accounts must be settled in order for dancers to participate in class.

 A $25 fee will be charged for any checks returned by the bank.  This fee must be paid in cash or money order along with the original payment.  If a payment is not received after multiple contact attempts, the card on file will be charged.  After 2 returned checks, personal checks will no longer be accepted as payment. In the  event of any refund request, there is a $10 refund processing fee per transaction.

Monthly tuition is not altered according to how many weeks or holidays may fall in a month. 
 
Makeup classes are available, at your convenience!  You may make up in a comparable class, or try something new!  Check with the secretary for other classes offered that you may try!
 
Discounts
If tuition is paid in full for the year at registration in August, a 5% discount is applied.
 
Family rates for siblings are available.  (see office)
 
Attendance
It is important that the student attends every lesson.  Please CALL the studio if a class will be missed.  Irregular attendance without good reason will jeopardize a student’s participation in the recital.  Students should arrive 5 minutes before class begins, and be picked up PROMPTLY at the end of class. 
 
*Level 2 and younger must have a parent come in the waiting room to pick up their dancer.  Dancers will not be permitted to leave without a parent.
 
Cancellation of Class
In case of inclement weather, check the website or your email for cancellation notices, or, call the office after 12:00pm.
 
Performances
We have TWO performance opportunities for our younger dancers each year.
Our annual recital is held at the end of June at Roberts Auditorium, Rhode Island College.
In December we have either a Holiday Show or Nutcracker!. 

Dancewear Requirements
Please note the following:
*All students must have their hair neatly pulled back and away from the face.
*No large jewelry allowed.
*No underwear needed under leotard and tights.

It is essential that the correct dance attire be worn in class at all times to insure that teachers may observe body movements.

RENTAL
The studios are available for rental at a rate of $50/hour with a 2 hour minimum.
Email for more information.