Competition Line Information


 

2022-2023 Competition Line Information

 

Registration

Registration Form_Competition Lines 2022

 

COVID Waiver

 

Class Schedule

2022-23 Room Schedule

 

Vacation Schedule:
Thanksgiving: No classes Wed., Nov. 23 through Sat. Nov. 26. Classes resume Mon., Nov. 28th.
Christmas: No classes Mon., December 19 through Sat., December 31. Classes resume Mon., January 2nd. Spring Break: No classes Mon., March 13 through Sat., March 18. Classes resume Mon., March 20th.
Last Week of Classes: Mon., May 22 through Sat., May 27

Important Dates:
Costume Measuring: During your class time the week of October 3rd -8th. Tentative Holiday Show & Nutcracker: December 16th
Tentative Competition Boot-Camp: Feb. 3rd & 4th
Tentative Competition Dress Rehearsal: March 3rd & 4th
Tentative Revue: June 3rd & 4th

Communication

We communicate all registration forms, newsletters, and handouts via email. Please add jansschoolofdancemn@gmail.com to your safe senders list and check your spam folder for messages. If you are not receiving emails, contact the studio. It is your responsibility to keep up on extra practices and information. Check out our website at www.jansschoolofdance.com, look for Jan’s School of Dance, Inc. on Facebook, and follow us on Instagram at jans_school_of_dance_inc.

 

Technique Classes

All students on a Competition Line grades 5 and up must attend technique classes weekly. Competition line students in grades 3 and 4 must attend 3 classes of ballet/technique per month.  THIS INCLUDES STUDENTS IN CLOGGING only.  You may attend as many technique classes as you want for the same fee!

 

Ballet Classes

Ballet classes are recommended for all dancers; however, ALL solo, duet, trio dancers and all those in jazz, lyrical, and contemporary lines for Purple, Silver/Diamond, Teen, Gem, Omni, Ruby are REQUIRED to take a ballet class in addition to technique.

 

Dropped Lines

 

If you intend to drop a class or quit, you must send WRITTEN NOTIFICATION to Jan Tripp. Phone calls, messages or not attending class is not sufficient notice. You will be billed for classes until written notification is received.

 

Please commit to your lines by October 1. Your line is counting on you! Costume fees are not refunded for students dropping after October 1.

 

Attendance Policy:

All missed classes must be made up by attending an additional technique class to prevent suspension from a line. For example, if you miss a jazz, clogging and technique class on Monday, you must make up those classes by attending 3 additional technique classes. You can attend any technique class for the makeup class. We will be tracking attendance and can be seen in the parent portal. Your commitment includes being in attendance for boot camp, dress rehearsal, competitions, and our revue shows.

Dance Attire & Dress:

Dancers should wear tight fitting clothing. Leotards and tights are always recommended for ballet classes. You can wear a skirt or biker shorts over. For all other classes you must have a tight fitting tank top and either leggings or biker shorts/athletic shorts. We again will be selling dancewear etc. at the Dance studio.

 

Shoes

 

Stompers are only available for sizing during September. All dancers must be sized by October 1, even if you do not intend to order new shoes in the fall because sample sizes must be returned to the manufacturer. 

 

New shoes are available to order from the studio throughout the year. You may also look for shoes in the Used Shoe Book at the front desk.

 

Class Shoes Needed
Technique classes Ballet shoes (any color; canvas or leather) or Paul Wright 1/2 ballet
Ballet classes; including Ballet I and II (Gold/Emerald Technique) MUST wear ballet shoes (any color; canvas or leather) NOT 1/2 ballets
Jazz, Novelty, Contemporary, Lyrical Tan Paul Wright 1/2 ballet shoes 
Clogging Shoes – Pre-Competition Line White 12F tap shoes (girls); Black 12F tap shoes (boys)
   
Clogging Shoes – Gold, Emerald, Purple, Coral, Silver Lines White 720s with Steven Stompers (Boys get black)
Clogging Shoes- Diamond, Giant, Copper & Super Clog Lines Black 720s with Steven Stompers
Hip Hop Clean tennis shoes
Pointe See your teacher, we can order for you if you know the brand and style number.

 

022-2023 Estimated Expenses:

Costume down payments will be $75 per costume per dancer with the first payment due October 1st. If you are in more than one routine, you may pay the $75 in installments, but all down payments must be received by December 1st. The cost per costume averages between $110-$240 for beginning lines and $125-$300 for intermediate and advanced lines. A second down payment of $25 per costume is due March 1st and the final balance is due in April.

Competition Line costumes are ordered October 1. No refunds will be given if you drop after Oct. 1st.

Competition Entry Fees average $50-$70 per routine/competition. These fees include 4 regional competitions as well as Nationals entry fees and rehearsal fees. We have broken the entry fees into 3 installments. The first payment of $150 per routine per dancer is due with your November tuition. You may pay in installments, but all down payments must be received by Dec. 1st. The 2nd installment of $100 per routine is due with your February tuition. You will be entered in all competitions regardless of whether you attend. The amount of the third installment will be finalized later. Nationals are for everyone on a line. National dates are June 15-19, 2022, in the Wisconsin Dells.

2021-2022 Competition Line Payment Schedule
Payment: Tuition and fees are due on the first class of each month. There will be a $15 late fee for tuition not received. Please write your dancer’s name and class on the check.

Month

Fees Due

Sept

Tuition, Registration ($25), Technique Fees – 1⁄2 year ($65)

Oct

Tuition, Costume down payment ($75/costume per student)

Nov

Tuition, Competition entry fee down payment ($150/ routine per student)

Dec

Tuition (All costume & entry fee down payments are due)

Jan

Tuition, Technique Fee – 2nd 1⁄2 year ($65)

Feb

Tuition, Competition entry fee 2nd payment ($100/routine)

Mar

Tuition, Costume 2nd payment ($25/ costume)*

Apr

Tuition, Costume and entry fee final balance (We will notify you of final balance due)

May

Tuition