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REGISTRATION, FEES & GENERAL INFO

 

2016/2017 Season

How to Join

·         The 2016/2017 full-year programs are coming to an end HOWEVER we do offer great Summer Programs!

·         Registration is now OPEN for Summer Programs 2017

o    Click HERE for Summer Recreational Program

o    Click HERE for Summer Day Camp

o    Click HERE for Summer Dance Intensive

 

·         For the 2017/2018 Season

o    Registration info such as 2017/2018 schedule, registration form for the full-year 2017/2018 programs, tuition, registrations dates & time will be posted in June

o    The info on this site is generally the same from season to season

 

Open House:

·         Come visit us during Open House on Wed. Jun. 21st 6:00-8:00pm!  Click HERE for details

 

Interested in joining our award-winning comp. team for the 2017/2018 season?  Here’s how!

·         Dancers who are interested in joining our award winning comp. team must come to one of our comp. team audition dates.  Click HERE for more info

Duration of Dance Season

·         Classes begin on Monday, September 12, 2016

·         Classes end on Saturday, June 10, 2017

Schedule

·         The schedule available at registration is subject to change based on student enrolment and/or availability of classes/instructors. 

·         Class levels are subject to being combined and/or cancelled based on student enrolment and/or instructor availability.

·         IVDA encourages students to be well-rounded and participate in multi-disciplinary interests and great efforts are made in order to assist students and parents in planning their activities

·         In order for IVDA to maintain a high quality of dance, schedules cannot be inconsistent or changed multiple times throughout the season.

·         Instructors are assigned to classes and routines based on certification, suitability and availability at the sole discretion of the Studio Director.

Tuition

 

Discounts/Packages

 

Payment Plans

 

Methods of Payment

Payment Terms:

·         ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO 13% HST

·         ALL PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO A $15.00 PER DANCER OR $20.00 PER FAMILY NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRATION FEE DUE AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION

·         We accept Cash, Cheques, Debit, Visa, MasterCard, Amex

o    Pre-authorized credit card payments are accepted by filling out a PACC form (available at time of registration)

o    Monthly post-dated cheques for the entire dance season are accepted and these cheques are due with your October payment (September instalment due at registration)

·         STUDENTS WHO’S FEES ARE OUTSTANDING 45-DAYS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO CONTINUE IN CLASSES UNTIL THE ACCOUNT IS PAID UP IN FULL

 

Payment Plans:

·         Monthly:

o    10 equal instalments

o    1st instalment due at registration & remaining 9 instalments are due on the 1st of each month (October - June)

·         Semi-Annual:

o    2 equal instalments

o    1st instalment due at registration & 2nd instalment due on February 1st

·         Annual:

o    Full instalment is due at registration

 

Discounts & Packages:

·         Multiple/Unlimited class packages:

o    Pre-School, Kinder, Pre-Teen, Teen classes: Take 2 or more recreational classes per week & receive discounted rates

o    Technique classes: Take 2 or more tech classes & receive discounted rates

o    Competitive program: monthly maximum packages & family maximum packages

·         Sibling discounts:

o    10% off each siblings rate

 

Recreational Program:

 

Pre-School Level Classes:

·         Ages 3 – 4 (dancers must turn 3 by Dec. 31, 2016)

·         Classes in Ballet & Jazz

·         All classes will perform at our annual year-end recital

·         Each Pre-School rec. class is 45-minutes, once a week

Pre-Teen Level Classes:

·         Ages 9-11 (dancers must be the minimum age by Dec. 31, 2016)

·         Classes in Acro, Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Lyrical/Contemporary, Tap

·         All classes will perform at our annual year-end recital

·         Each Pre-Teen rec. class is 45-minutes, once a week

 

Kinder Level Classes:

·         Ages 5-8 (dancers must be the minimum age by Dec. 31, 2016)

·         Classes in Acro, Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap

·         All classes will perform at our annual year-end recital

·         Each Kinder rec. class is 45-minutes, once a week

Teen Level Classes:

·         Ages 12 & over (dancers must be the minimum age by Dec. 31, 2016)

·         Classes in Acro, Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Lyrical/Contemporary, Tap

·         All classes will perform at our annual year-end recital

·         Each Teen rec. class is 45-minutes, once a week

 

Recreational Program Tuition:

 

Pre-School, Kinder,

Pre-Teen, Teen

Rec. Program Rates

Monthly Rate

Semi-Annual Rate

Annual Rate

10x equal payments

2x equal payments

1x payment

1st instalment due at registration & remaining 9 instalments are due on the 1st of each month (Oct. – Jun.)

1st instalment due at registration &

2nd instalment Feb. 1st

Full instalment due at registration

FEE

HST

TOTAL

FEE

HST

TOTAL

FEE

HST

TOTAL

1x class per week

$41.00

$5.33

$46.33

$196.80

$25.58

$222.38

$377.20

$49.04

$426.24

2x classes per week

$80.00

$10.40

$90.40

$384.00

$49.92

$433.92

$736.00

$95.68

$831.68

3x classes per week

$117.00

$15.21

$132.21

$561.60

$73.01

$634.61

$1,076.40

$139.93

$1,216.33

4x classes per week

$152.00

$19.76

$171.76

$729.60

$94.85

$824.45

$1,398.40

$181.79

$1,580.19

5x classes per week

$185.00

$24.05

$209.05

$888.00

$115.44

$1,003.44

$1,702.00

$221.26

$1,923.26

6x classes per week

$216.00

$28.08

$244.08

$1,036.80

$134.78

$1,171.58

$1,987.20

$258.34

$2,245.54

 

 

Royal Academy of Dance Ballet Grade/Vocational Exam Program:

 

·         RAD ballet classes are for the serious ballet exam student

·         Students will learn set RAD syllabus & train for the examination in their level

·         Non-Recital

·         Grade levels available: Primary, Grade 1 – Grade 5

·         Vocational levels available: Inter Foundation, Intermediate, Advanced Foundation, Advanced 1, Advanced 2

·         Students in the RAD ballet exam program have 2 ballet classes in their level PLUS 1 ballet technique class per week (3 classes per week total)

 

·         Please call the studio for detailed pricing

 

*RAD Solo Seal Award training is available to those who hold their Advanced 2 with Distinction.  Please contact us to book a meeting to discuss your training eligibility & program options.

Technique Program:

 

·         Technique classes are for the serious student who wants to refine their skills & are specially tailored to the competitive, experienced or veteran dancer

·         Levels/Ages: Inter/Senior Technique (ages 12+) and Mini/Junior (ages 12 & under)

·         IVDA offers 4 technique classes:

o    Acro/Tumbling Technique (tumbling, stretch/strengthen, contortion, conditioning, partner tricks, progressions)

o    Ballet/Pointe Technique (demi-pointe, pointe, unset work, jumps/turns, conditioning, progressions)

o    Jazz/Contemporary Technique (stretch/strengthen, jumps/turns, conditioning, cardio, progressions, improvisation)

o    Tap Technique (classical, rhythmical, music theory, progressions, improvisation)

·         Non-Recital

·         Each technique class is once a week

 

·         Please call the studio for detailed pricing

 

Competitive Program:

 

·         Unlimited packages available

·         Family packages available

·         Please call the studio for detailed pricing

B.A.T.D Teacher Training Program:

 

·         Please call the studio for detailed pricing

 

 

Late Payment Charges

·         Late fines will be applied to a dancers outstanding monthly fee once the 1st plus one scheduled dance day has passed      

·         Fees that are late are subject to the following interest:

o    7 to 14 days late - 3% interest

o    14 to 21 days late - 5% interest

o    21 days late or more - 10% interest

·         STUDENTS WHO’S FEES ARE OUTSTANDING 45-DAYS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO CONTINUE IN CLASSES UNTIL THE ACCOUNT IS PAID UP IN FULL

Returned Cheques

  • A $30.00 fee will be charged for all NSF cheques

Costume Deposits

 

·         A costume deposit is required for each class the student is registered for:

o    Recreational students

§  $75.00 deposit per costume

·         Deposit required in November 19, 2016

·         Costume deposits are non-refundable after December 17, 2016

·         Balances due in May 20, 2017

o    Competitive students:

·         $100.00 deposit per costume

·         Deposit required in October 8, 2016

·         Costume deposits are non-refundable after October 29, 2016

·         Balances due in February 18, 2017

Cancellations, Withdrawals & Refunds

·         Students who wish to withdraw prior to the season start are entitled to a refund less a $30.00 administrative fee

·         If a student wishes to withdraw from a class once the season has begun, they must inform the studio office before the 1st of the month in order to receive a partial refund

·         Refunds will not be issued for students who miss class

Class Descriptions

·         Please see Classes Descriptions for details of various disciplines offered

Dress Code

  • Please see Dress Code for details on required attire for class

Bring A Friend Week

 

·         Bring A Friend Week is October 3 - October 8, 2016

o    All IVDA dancers are welcome to invite one friend per class to join them in a FREE CLASS during Bring A Friend Week

§  IVDA dancers will receive an invitation that they can give to a friend

§  The friend must bring the invitation to class in order to participate

Parent's Week

·         Parents week is October 17 – October 22, 2016

o    Parents are invited to come to the studio & watch their child's classes

Competitive Showcase

·         All competitive dancers will perform their routines at the competitive showcase in full costume & make-up

·         Attendance of the competitive showcase is mandatory to participate in the competitive program

·         Please see Competitive Showcase for details

o    Thursday, March 2, 2017 @ 6:30pm at the Meadowvale Theatre Mississauga (CONFIRMED)

Picture Day

·         A professional photographer will take pictures of all our routines

·         IVDA will have 2 picture days: 1 for the competitive team & 1 for the recreational team

·         Picture days are usually in May or June

·         Please see Picture Day Info for details

o    Recreational Team:  Friday, June 9, 2017 beginning at 5:00pm at IVDA (TENTATIVE & will be confirmed by December)

o    Competitive Team:  Sunday, June 18, 2017 beginning at 10:00am at IVDA (TENTATIVE & will be confirmed by December)

Dress Rehearsal

  • All recreational & competitive routines will rehearse their routines at our dress rehearsal.
  • Please see Dress Rehearsal Info for details

o    Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at the Meadowvale Theatre Mississauga beginning at 5:00pm (CONFIRMED)

Recital

·         All recreational & competitive routines will perform at our annual year-end recital.  The majority of dancers perform in both shows.  Each routine is performed only once

·         Please see Recital Info for details

o    Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 6:30pm AND Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 6:30pm at the Meadowvale Theatre Mississauga (CONFIRMED)

Holidays

·         The studio will be closed and all classes will be cancelled on the following days:

o    Thanksgiving – Monday, October 10, 2016

o    Winter Holidays – Friday, December 23, 2016 to Friday, January 6, 2017

o    March Break – Monday, March 13, 2017 to Sunday, March 19, 2017

§  NOTE: regular classes WILL NOT RUN during March Break; HOWEVER we will host a March Break Day Camp

o    Good Friday – Friday, April 14, 2017

o    Victoria Day – Monday, May 22, 2017

Note:  these studio holidays have been worked into the tuition

Studio Closures

  • In the event of inclement weather, call the studio approximately 1 hour before scheduled class times for a recorded message regarding class cancellations. 
  • Efforts will be made to post cancellations on our website and/or social media as well.

IVDA Merchandise

 

·         IVDA is excited to have a line of merchandise!

o    IVDA team jackets, tank tops, shorts, long sleeve shirts, t-shirts, hooded sweatshirts, sweatpants, dance bags, garment bags, back packs!

·         Please pick-up your info/ordering package at the studio office

·         If you are interested in purchasing any IVDA merchandise, please fill out the order form & hand it in to the studio office.

o    Be sure to use the descriptions, pictures, pricing & sizing forms when filling out your order form. 

o    Please note that all merchandise is custom designed & tailored.  Therefore, there are no refunds or exchanges.

o    Please note that a 50% deposit is required with your returned form.  The remaining balance is payable when you pick-up your merchandise.

o    Please note that to keep our pricing competitive & as stated, our suppliers ask that we place bulk orders.  If orders are received late, an additional set-up of fee of $5.00 may be applied to your order.

o    Discounts are available on clothing orders only that are over $150.  Please see Order Form for detailed discount info.

·         The delivery time is between 4-8 weeks.

o    Fall Orders:

§  Please have orders in by Saturday, October 15, 2016

§  This order due date should allow for delivery by December

o    Spring Orders:

§  Please have orders in by Saturday, February 25, 2017

§  This order due date should allow for delivery by April

·         If you require any assistance with your order, please speak to an IVDA staff member