Frequently Asked Questions


 

Info About Our School!

  • ·      All our classes demonstrate the “fun” of dance and “learning” at the same time! We have 2 locations! Schdy is entering its 20th year and Amsterdam is entering it’s 3rd  yr

    ·      Classes start Sept 10th

    ·      Every dancer at Dance Force is a star, we believe in individual attention and building self-esteem

    ·      Dance Season Runs: September thru June, with a dance recital at Proctors at end of June

    ·      All parents can view classes with our closed Circuit TVs, watch your child without distracting them! (Schdy Location)

    ·      Amsterdam you can peek J

    ·      All students should have the proper foot wear and clothing for class by October 1st   - Our Schdy Office carries dance supplies

    ·      Each class requires a costume for the year end recital, payment is required by OCT 27th and prices are: $64 for 8 and under classes, $68 for 9 and up classes  (Pre Bal/Tap purchase only 1 costume)

    COMMON QUESTIONS ANSWERED BELOW J

     

    WHAT DOES MY CHILD NEED TO WEAR TO CLASS??

                            PRE BAL/TAP: PINK BALLET SHOES, BLK TAP SHOES –ANY COLOR LEOTARD AND

    TIGHTS – HAIR IN PONY OR BUN

    BALLET: PINK BALLET SHOES, ANY COLOR LEOTARD AND TIGHTS (AGES 9 AND UP BLACK LEOTARD ONLY) OPTIONAL TIGHT HOT SHORTS, HAIR IN PONY OR BUN

    TAP: BLACK TAP SHOES, DANCE CLOTHES; YOGA PANTS, LEOTARDS, TANKS, HAIR IN PONY OR BUN

    JAZZ; BLACK PULL ON OR TIE JAZZ SHOES; DANCE CLOTHES; YOGA PANTS, LEOTARDS, TANKS, HAIR IN PONY OR BUN

    HIP HOP; BLACK PULL ON OR TIE JAZZ SHOES, DANCE CLOTHES; YOGA PANTS, LEOTARDS, TANKS, HAIR IN PONY OR BUN

    GYMNASTICS; BARRE FEET, DANCE CLOTHES; YOGA PANTS, LEOTARDS, TANKS, HAIR IN PONY OR BUN

                STUDENTS ARE NEVER ALLOWED TO DANCE IN SOCKS!!

    ALL SUPPLIES ARE EXPECTED TO BE WORN TO CLASS BY OCT 1ST

    BARE FEET IN CONTEMPORARY OR COMP CLASSES ONLY

     

    HOW DO I PAY MONTHLY TUITION?

     

                IN SCHDY: YOU MAY SUBMIT TUITION AT RECEPTION DESK, OR SELECT AUTOMATIC 

    DEDUCTION ON YOUR REGISTRATION FORM. TUITION IS DUE BY THE

    15TH OF EACH MONTH, AFTER THE 15TH THERE IS A $5 LATE FEE AND WILL NOT BE WAIVED. IF YOU HAVE A BALANCE OF 2 MONTHS BACK TUITION YOUR CHILD WILL HAVE TO OBSERVE CLASS UNTIL IT IS PAID

               

    IN AMSTERDAM: YOU MAY SUBMIT TUITION AT RECEPTION DESK IN DROP BOX ON

    DESK, OR SELECT AUTOMATIC  DEDUCTION ON YOUR REGISTRATION    

    FORM. ALL RECEIPTS WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL TO OUR

    AMSTERDAM PARENTS, IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE AN EMAIL ON

    REGISTRATION FORM YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO RECEIVE A RECEIPT!

    TUITION IS DUE BY THE 15TH OF EACH MONTH, AFTER THE 15TH THERE IS    A $5 LATE FEE AND WILL NOT BE WAIVED. IF YOU HAVE A BALANCE OF 2 MONTHS BACK TUITION YOUR CHILD WILL HAVE TO OBSERVE CLASS UNTIL IT IS PAID

     

    HOW DO COSTUMES PAYMENTS WORK?

    YOU SUBMIT FORM WITH PAYMENT FOR COSTUME, PAYMENT NEEDS

    TO BE SUBMITTED BY DUE DATE OR YOUR CHILD WILL NOT HAVE A COSTUME FOR THE RECITAL. ALL STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE RECITAL. WE CAN NOT CHASE INDIVIDUALS DOWN FOR COSTUME PAYMENTS.  

    WHEN IS THE RECITAL AND WHAT ARE THE DETAILS?

                                        THE 2017 RECITAL IS HELD AT PROCTORS IN SCHDY ON JUNE 25TH.

    THERE IS A MORNING AND EVENING SHOW AND YOU WILL RECEIVE INFO AS TO WHICH SHOW YOUR CHILD WILL BE DANCING IN (APRIL INFOR WILL COME OUT) . THE THEATER COSTS THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS TO RENT OUT FOR REHEARSAL AND RECITAL SO TICKETS ARE APPROX $18 FOR ADULTS $11 FOR CHILDREN AND $3.50 FOR UNDER 5 

     

    NEW THIS YEAR!!       ONE PAIR OF REQUIRED TIGHTS FOR YOUR CHILD WILL BE INCLUDED W THEIR COSTUME. ANY ADDITIONAL TIGHTS NEED TO BE PURCHASED ON YOUR OWN.  (THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE COMP TEAM COSTUMES)

     

     

    OUR INSTRUCTORS:  DANCE FORCE INSTRUCTORS HAVE BEEN HAND PICKED BY CARA, THEY  

                                        ARE ALL WONDERFUL! ALL TEACHERS HAVE AN EXTENSIVE DANCE/GYM

                                        BACKGROUND, AND WORK WELL WITH CHILDREN J IF YOU WOULD LIKE          

                                        READ MORE ABOUT YOUR CHILDS TEACHER, PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR

    WEBSITE!  THE SCHEDULE HAS THE TEACHERS INITALS NEXT TO THEIR

    CLASSES!

     

    TEACHERS IN SCHDY: CARA DEMEO, THERESE BRIGHAM, JACKIE STARK,

    SARA SENECAL, NIKKI MCGINNIS, LAURA MARRA, DANIELLE REALI, KALIEEN FRANK, RACHEL KESSLER, JAKIRA EPPERSON   ZUMBA/SPECIAL NEEDS: TRISHA ROTH, GAIL GREELEY, COURTNEY POLITO

     

    TEACHERS IN AMSTERDAM: JACKIE STARK, TRISHA ROTH, CHEL MARZULLO, MADDIE KELLER      

     

    UPDATES:                   DANCE FORCE UPDATES ARE SENT VIA EMAIL, SO PLEASE CLEARLY WRITE

                                        YOUR EMAIL ON REGISTRATION FORM.

                                        DF FACEBOOK PAGE ALSO IS CONSTANTLY BEING UPDATED, ALSO W

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