All classes for ages 3 and above have an annual tuition of $960 for weekday classes or $990 for weekend classes. For your convenience, the tuition is broken into 10 monthly payments ($96.00 for weekday classes and $99.00 for weekend classes)..The first installment is paid at the time of registration and is non-refundable after August 15. Mommy & Me tuition is paid in full by session (i.e., fall, winter, and spring).
Summer Camp Tuition
Summer camp tuition is non-refundable after May 1. However, tuition is transferable to another week of camp (pending availability) if a scheduling conflict arises. Transfers must be completed by emailing the Bella Ballet team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is a nonrefundable $25 registration fee for new families (does not include summer camps).
There is a $100 recital fee (due by January 15) that includes the purchase of a recital costume. Students who do not wish to participate in the recital must give notice by January 1 to avoid incurring this fee. Please note that summer camps/classes do not have this fee.
If you provide credit card information, it will be stored as your payment information. You are authorizing Bella Ballet to process your child’s monthly tuition between the 1st and 3rd of the month. We accept payments via VISA, MasterCard, and Discover. Any account that has a balance as of the 11th of the month will be subject to a late fee of $15. It is your responsibility to log onto the customer portal and update credit card info, including expiration dates.
You must give 30 days notice if you wish to discontinue your participation in our classes for ages 3 and above. During those 30 days, your child is welcome to attend class.
Bella Ballet will send reminder emails and post closings on Facebook as well. These closures are reflected in your annual tuition.
Bella Ballet reserves the right to cancel classes due to inclement weather. We do not follow the decisions implemented by the Montgomery County Schools. Parents should check email or Facebook for current updates regarding studio closings. You are able to make up a cancelled class in any age appropriate class.
Parents must give permission to Bella Ballet Dance, its owners and operators permission to seek medical treatment for a participant in the event the company is not able to reach a parent or guardian. They also must disclose any physical/mental problems, restrictions, or condition and/or declare the participant to be in good physical and mental health.
You are able to make up a missed classed in any of our age-appropriate classes within one month of the date of absence. To make up a class, you must receive permission by emailing email@example.com after your date of absence. Make-ups cannot be completed after May 22.
Release of Liability
The parent or legal guardian of a student is required to sign a release to hold harmless Bella Ballet Dance, its owners and operators from any and all liability, claims, demands, and causes of action whatsoever, arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by a participant while in or upon the premises or any premises under the control and supervision of Bella Ballet Dance, its owners and operators or enroute to or from any of said premises.
Parents or guardians must grant Bella Ballet and its agents or employees the unrestricted right to use photographs or videos of a student in brochures, newspapers, social media, and the company’s website. Photographs or video footage may be taken in dance class, performances, or in the studio. Parents and guardians waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising from the use of a child’s photographs.
Note: If you do not wish to have your child’s photograph used, please notify Bella Ballet Dance and add it in the comments section of your Customer Portal.