Classes

The Dance Warehouse provides a wide selection of exciting classes for dancers ages 3 years to adult. It is our mission to provide a strong, positive dance education for aspiring dancers of all ages. We offer many genres – tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop, etc – as well as all-boy and adult classes. Pursue your individual interests and dreams with The Dance Warehouse!

Class Sizes

Our average class size is 10-15 students. There will be a teacher to student ratio of 1 to 8.

Attire

We request that students wear leotards, tights, dance shorts, skirts, etc. Any color or style is acceptable. Students in ballet classes level 1 and up should wear black leotards with pink tights, and hair in a bun or ponytail. Shoes can be purchased in our retail area.

Preschool and Experienced 4/Kindergarten classes – 45 minute classes:  White tap shoes and pink ballet shoes

1st and 2nd Grade Tap/Ballet/Jazz classes – 1 hour classes: Tan buckle tap shoes and pink ballet shoes

Level 1-4 Tap/Jazz classes – 1 hour classes: Tan buckle tap shoes, tan half ballet shoe

All ballet classes: Pink ballet shoes

Viewing

We love having our parents come visit! We have viewing windows and new TV monitors in the studio that allow you to observe your children while they practice in class! We also have lots of space for siblings to play.

Tuition

Yearly tuition is based on 32 dance classes. Tuition is then broken into 9 monthly payments, which are due the first week of each month. We offer a 5% discount on tuition if yearly tuition is paid in full at the time of registration.

Tuition

45 minutes class: $45.00/month
1 hour class: $50.00/month
2 one-hour classes: $90.00/month

Registration Fee

$25.00 per student due at the time of registration to hold a place in a class.

Costumes

Costume Fees are due in 2 installments. The first payment of $65 due by November 1st. The remaining balance is due by January 15th. Costume fees are non-refundable.

Costume Information

Ballet classes: no costume


Preschool/Hip Hop/ Pom classes: 1 costume at $65.00


1 hour classes & Kindergarten/Experienced 4-year old classes: 2 costumes at $65.00 each

Costume Viewing Week

Costume viewing week takes place on April 13 – 18, 2020. A parent or guardian is required to attend, and regular classes will still take place.

Recital

The culmination of our school year dance program is our spring recital. The recital will be held at Chanhassen High School. Recital dates for 2019-20 are May 30 & 31, 2020. The schedule will be provided in October 2019. The excitement of performing for family and friends provides keeps many young dancers coming back year after year.

Dress Rehearsal

We have scheduled a Dress Rehearsal at Chanhassen High School for the evening of May 26, 2020. Parents, please join us!

Recital Fee

$30.00 per student due with first costume payment by November 1st.
This fee helps to cover rental costs of the auditorium and dressing areas for our recital. It also includes a streaming link to shows – no more fussing with DVDs!

Studio Events

Parties

The Dance Warehouse will have Halloween parties with classes starting October 24, 2019. Please have your dancer come to class dressed in his/her costume ready for come “spooky” fun!


The studio will also have Holiday parties the week of December 16 – 21, 2019.

Photos

Photo dates are April 27 – 30, 2020 (no classes, photos only). A schedule will be sent home with each dancer with his/her day and time. There will be no regular dance classes during photo week. Pictures will be taken of every class, with individual pictures of your dancer being taken only when ordered. Purchase of photos is optional. A parent or guardian must accompany their child, thank you!

Trophies

First year dancers will receive a certificates of achievement and medals. Trophies will be awarded to dancers who have taken classes for 2, 5 and 10 consecutive years at The Dance Warehouse. There will be a sign-up at the studio in April.

Holiday Closures (No Class)

• MEA Break: October 16 – 20, 2019
• Halloween: October 31, 2019
• Thanksgiving Break: November 26 – December 1, 2019
• Winter Break: December 23, 2019 – January 3, 2020
• Martin Luther King Day: January 20, 2020
• President’s Day: February 17 & 18, 2020
• Spring Break: March 23 – 29, 2020
• Last Day of Class: May 22, 2020