Policies

The Center DOES NOT follows the Craven County School Systems for emergency or weather related closings. Please see Facebook for weather cancellations. We do our best to hold classes if at all possible. 

 

In the event of inclement weather and The Center closing, private lessons will be rescheduled. Group lessons will not.

*The Center is open on teacher workdays.

 

*We strive to give our full attention and class time to our students. If you need to schedule a conference or have any questions please email or call the Center and I will get back to you within 24 hours.

 

*The Center of the Performing Arts is not liable for lost, damaged, or stolen property.

 

*Students are not permitted cell phones in class or rehearsals. It is preferable that their phones are left with parents or are turned off and stowed in their dance bags.

 

*Registration fees, tuition, dance wear orders, recital and costumes fees are non-returnable or transferable.

 

*Tuition is based on a 9.5 month calendar. (Two semesters; Fall and Spring) Tuition is a monthly payment and remains consistent throughout the 2018-2019 Season.

*Tuition statements will be emailed to our patrons' current email on file. Statements will arrive by the 25th of the previous month.

 

*Tuition is due by the first 10 days of the month. A late fee of $10 will be applied on the 10th of the month.

 

*All returned checks will be charged a return check fee of $30 per check. If we receive two returned checks during the season, cash payments will be required for further charges.

*Students only are permitted in the studio area during scheduled classes. Parents are permitted to on special days.

*Students and siblings are not permitted at the studio unattended. Parents must be with them at all times. (Parents/siblings/family members are permitted to leave once their child is in their class.)

 

*If a student is unable to attend their lesson, make up classes or credits to your account are NOT provided. If a teacher is absent, the class/lesson will be rescheduled or your account will be credited for the missed lesson.

 

*Please arrive promptly before your scheduled class. Please park and bring your child to the studio and stay with them until their class has commenced.

 

*Parking: Parking for our patrons is located at the back of the studio. (the coned-section). Please park there during business hours (until 6pm)

*Music Students receive a weekly 30 minute private lesson scheduled on availability. Lesson times are secure for the entire season.

 

*The Center will make every effort to contact you in advance of any schedule changes.

 

**The Center requires a 30 day written notice for withdrawals from lessons. Once notice is received, charges will cease 30 days from the date of notice. No action will be taken until written notice is received.

 

**Please make sure that you have signed a ‘Tuition/Attendance Policies’ form before your first lesson! We will provide a copy of this form for your records.

*Returning students: Please review our School Policies forms for any new information! 

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