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Policy and Procedure
Registration Fee

There is a $30 (per student) non-refundable registration fee are due upon sign up and renewed every year. We will waive registration fee for the second child of the family. All registration forms without payment is not valid

Payment Options

We accept cash and check only. Payment can be made monthly, quarterly or half a season - 5 months. Payment in advance for 1 quarter - 3 % discount (family 6 %). More details in the registration form

Tuition

All Payments are due on 1st week of the month. After 10th of the month late fee of $25 will be assessed.A charge of $35 will be added on any returned check.

We DO NOT prorate for not having class due to holidays or our school calendar.We DO NOT give refunds for classes not attended. We only DO prorate of fee if you start classes after the 15th of the month

All payments are non-refundable ( Tuition / Registration / Performance / Costumes / Summer Program Fees )

Cancellation

Upon being registered, the student will remain on the roster until the end of the semester. If you decided to withdraw your child from the school prior to the end of the semester, please let us know in advance by writing a letter to the Artistic Director before the 10th of the month you wish to withdraw, in order to stop the payments. Payments will cease on the following month. If you paid upfront for more than one month payments are non-refundable.

Drop Off / Pick Up

We ask you to drop off your child with 10-15 min before class for warming up before class.Please be on time to pick up your child after their class. We aren’t responsible to watch them after class time is finished, as we have many children coming in and out to take care of.

Injuries / Traumas

If injured during a class, students are required to immediately inform the teacher so that appropriate action can be taken. In addition, the students and parents are also required to notify the school of any existing injuries prior the commencement of each class. An appropriate level of class taken will then be determined. Students are required to observe classes.

Annual Performance / Agreement 2020 - 2021

All new students who sing up before February 1, 2021, will be required to participate in the Annual Spring Performance. We order costumes in January and put a deposit on the venue in February. Deadline for students are one payment of $225 due on January 31, 2021 (NO REFUNDS will be given after costumes are ordered).  The penalty fee of $25 will be added if not paid on time. Performance fee covers the venue, buying costumes, rental costumes and props, stage crew, rehearsal time, guest dancers etc.

Participation in spring performance will be based on the approval of the Artistic Director. Only students with a commendable attendance record will be permitted to participate in our Annual Spring Performance. We will have more than one performance per year and those students who will be selected to participate in additional performances will be charged $100 extra (per event) .The competition performances and the costume rent have a  separate fee.

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Olga's Russian Ballet School is not responsible for performances cancelled as of result of extreme weather condition , pandemic  or other not dependable from us circumstance (Force Majeure) beyond our control. All payments made in advance for any performances are non-refundable, non-transferable, non-prorated.

 

 

 

Rehearsals

Students who miss more than THREE rehearsal will be withdrawn from the performance. If rehearsal is missed due to illness, a doctor’s note is required.The rehearsal schedule will be announced by the email or letters.

Dress Code

Ballet class:  Pink tights, Accordingly level color of leotard, clean pink ballet shoes.

Contemporary class: Black leotard, nude tights, dance shoes.

Yoga and Body Conditioning class: Dark leggings or shorts, any color of leotard. The student is required to bring their mat.

Dress Requirement

ALL STUDENTS should arrive and leave with appropriate clothing covering their dance attire. Also, all students must wear street shoes when coming to the school. Students are expected to change ballet shoes to appropriate shoes when leaving ballet school.

HAIR. All girls should pull their hair tightly back from face in a bun at all times so as not to interfere with vision or movements during their class.

 

                   

Student Conduct

All students should be respectful to one another, to their teachers, and the school staff.

The teachers will address their concerns with any student regarding attitude, discipline or overall conduct that is unsatisfactory. Students should demonstrate a respect for property by maintaining clean dressing room. There is no eating or drinking (with the exception of water) in the dressing room, ballet room or in the lobby.Please do not enter the classroom while music is being played. Once you enter, greet the teacher and wait to be placed.

 

Class Attire

 

          Pre Ballet - I …………………………………………… Pink Leotard

          Pre Ballet - II …………………………………………..  Baby Blue Leotard

          Pre Ballet - III …………………………………………  White Leotard

          Pre Ballet - IV ................................................................  Purple Leotard

          Basic  ……………………………………………..........   Royal Blue Leotard

          Inter/Advanced    ……………………………………..   Any Color Leotard

Absences

Students are expected to notify the school of all absences in advance by text or email. We will notify the appropriate teacher. Excused absences are accepted for: medical or family emergency, illness or injury.

Level Placement

Returning and new students will be placed in a class accordingly to their age and experience. All age recommendations and level placements are at the discretion of the Olga’s Russian Ballet School and subject to the approval of the School Artistic Director.

Please Note: Students should expect to spend 2-3 years or more in one level.

Students DO NOT automatically advance to the next level each year.

Student - Teacher Contact

Olga's Russian Ballet School strive to offer teaching that is individual and "hand-on" practice. It's appropriate for the teacher of the ballet school to manually and physically correct position of a pupil to correct the posture or correct the legs / arms as an example. The teacher allowed to touching of the students in the way that is not harmful, professionally reckless, or that violates generally accepted tenets of propriety. Before enrolling a student, please consider that policy related to physical contact with your child. If  a student or parent / guardian feel uncomfortable with this policy, they shall not register their  child to our ballet school. Parents shall understand that they brought their children to the ballet school and if their child not understand how to take correct position and will complain over the teacher who touched him/ he, then the parent can set up an appointment with the Artistic Director to discuss the situation.

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Where Are We Located

PepperTree Square
5411 North Mesa St, Suite 31
El Paso, Texas 79912

 

 

 

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www.balletelpaso.com

915-408-3405

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