Enrollment Guide

Secure your spot today in our ballet training and theater program for ages 3.5 and above. Beginner to PreProfessional Levels. The Ballet School of Vermont partners with families, businesses, and non-profit organization Northern Vermont Ballet to keep advanced training and ballet theater affordable and local.


Summer Dance Camps, Classes & Intensives 2017

Dance ALL summer! Levels are placed by number of years in training and skill-level, not always by age. Students will be assessed by teachers on the first day and properly placed.

CLASSES

PRICING

Contact Billing@TheBalletSchoolOnline.com for an individualized pricing sheet based on your enrollment.

Discounts: Dance More, Grow More Bundle Pricing for students taking more than one class at their level. MAX! For students invited by the director to take all recommended classes for Maximum Growth Potential. Sibling Discount 5% savings applies to children 2+ with the lower tuition. Discounts can not be combined. The higher discount will be applied

Deposit: Due Upon Registration for Enrollments before 6/1. Enrollment after 6/1 Payment in Full is Required. Installment Families See Summer Tuition Chart – Payment #1 is Your Deposit. Deposits are Non-Refundable. See 2017 Summer Tuition Payment Options & Fees for complete discount and installment information.

IMPORTANT DATES

2/20 to 5/31 Early Registration. Lock-in lower rates and discounts with your deposit. Optional installment payment plan available.

4/1 Early Registration Deposit Due – Installment #1 for 3 or 4 Installment Option Families

5/1 Payment Plan Installment #2 Due for 3 or 4 Installment Families

6/1 Early Registration Ends. Late registration rates go into effect for new registrations. Installment #3 Due for 3 or 5 Installment Families.

6/15 All families not on an installment plan must pay remaining balance in full to receive any discounts and keep a spot in class. (Not applicable 5-Installment Families who have payments on 7/1 & 8/1.)

6/16 Final Schedule Decided. Schedule is subject to change due to enrollment and non-payment. Please be sure to register early and send deposit/payments on time to secure your spot in the class.

7/1 Installment #4 Due for 5-Installment Plan Families Training in August. No refunds or credits are issued in the event of injury or any other circumstances after July 1st.

8/1 All remaining balances due for students training in August (5-Installment Plan Families).

No discounts, refunds or credits given after 7/1. To maximize the great discounts being offered be sure to pay on time. Deposits/Installments must be made on time to maintain discounted pricing and a spot in class.

The Ballet School reserves the right to cancel class if minimum paid enrollment is not met. Full refunds are given for cancellations due to low enrollment. No refunds or credits are issued in the event of injury or any other circumstances after July 1st. Deposits are non-refundable.

Questions? Contact Info@TheBalletSchoolOnline.com

2017-2018 Classes

Current Students: Email Registration@TheBalletSchoolOnline.com a list of your desired classes or enroll through your Family Account Portal. Our new Recommended Classes by Level document will help guide you in your enrollment. For scheduling conflicts email Info@TheBalletSchoolOnline.com or call (802) 527-0868.

New Students: Click the Enroll link on a desired class. You can add more classes at the bottom of our online registration form.

CLASSES

If no classes appear below, registration is currently closed. Check back in April and sign up for our eList to receive notification when enrollment opens.


Registration

New Students

Please complete our Online Registration Form. After the “Student Information” section, you can add classes. When Summer (July-August) & Season (Sept-June) Classes are active, choose a Session to get started, such as “2017 Summer” or “2017-2018.”

You will receive a confirmation email with further instructions and an invoice for your registration fee which can be mailed or paid securely online through our Family Account System.

You have to have completed the registration form (where you chose your password) before attempting to log-in.

Current Students

Email Registration@TheBalletSchoolOnline.com a list of your desired classes or enroll through your Family Account Portal. Registration by phone is available when necessary. Pay a non-refundable $35 family registration online or by mail to secure your spot for Season Classes (Sept. to June).


Rates & Payment Policies

Rates

Our per-class fee and multi-class discount structure make it clear to see how much you save compared to other programs. The more you DANCE, the more you SAVE at BSVT!

Sometimes it’s very surprising how little it costs to add a class or two.

Payments

Tuition is posted to your family account in 9 installments September to May. You can choose from the following payment options: By Check or Debit/Credit Yearly or Semester Payments or in 9 equal installments via Auto-Pay Credit/Debit due the first of each month September to May. Email Statements are sent out each month summarizing your account activity and balance due. Summer Classes have separate payment options. See Summer under our Current Classes Tab.

Credit or Debit Card Option: For those who prefer to auto-pay in nine installments.

Our Online Family Account Management System allows you to schedule 9 auto-payments or make year or semester installment payments with MasterCard, Visa or Debit Card. We no longer have the office resources to process 9-Installment check payments. See Tuition & Fees Payment Schedule PDF for Monthly Installment Amounts & Dates.

How to Set Your Account to Auto-Pay…

During Registration: Located at bottom of form, after Comments. On “e-Payment Schedule” drop-down menu choose CC Auto (Monthly on the 1st).

From Your Family Account: Located in “My Account” Tab under your address. On “e-Payment Schedule” drop-down menu choose CC Auto (Monthly on the 1st).

Video Instructions on how to use our Account Management System

Check Option: For those who prefer to pay in full for the season or in two semesters.

Check payments for Yearly or Semester Installments can be mailed to: The Ballet School of Vermont, 77 Bishop ST • Saint Albans, Vermont 05478 or left in our studio tuition drop box. Please note your student’s name and class in the memo line. See Tuition & Fees Payment Schedule PDF for Check for Yearly/Semester Installment Amounts & Dates.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is available for children under the age of 21 residing in Franklin County Vermont through the Warner Home for Little Wanderers Endowment Committee. Visit our Warner Home Scholarship Process Information Sheet which has a link to the application.

Tuition Policies

  • Tuition is not prorated for absences, bad weather days, injuries or holidays.
  • Tuition is mandatory until the studio receives written cancellation via email or a written notice by mail or left in the tuition drop-box.
  • A space in the class has been reserved for registered students therefore there is no refunds for tuition or fees.
  • Attendance during any month constitutes a full installment of tuition.

Delinquent Accounts

If unforeseen circumstances arise during the season and keeping your account current becomes difficult, PLEASE contact us. We can discuss a possible payment plan and local scholarship opportunities. We would like to work with you so your student can continue their training.

  • A $10 Late Fee will be assessed the 15th of each month for accounts carrying a balance due.
  • Accounts that carry an outstanding balance for 45 days without Director consultation to bring the account up to date will be suspended from classes and performances. Reconciled accounts will have an opportunity to re-register, however there is no guarantee a spot will remain available.
  • Accounts and all payment plans must be paid in full NO LATER THAN MAY 15th for students to participate in the end of year performance. Costumes will not be distributed if there is an outstanding balance on the account. 
  • Returned checks result in a $30.00 fee.  
  • Accounts without a signed, active payment plan agreement on file that become more than 90 days overdue may be subject to a consumer collections agency referral.


Ballet

The Ballet School has a dress code. Level colors are mandatory but styles and vendors are your choice. No costumes, biker, skating or gymnastics leotards. Level colors are mandatory but styles and vendors are your choice.

Girls Level Colors: TB/PB Pink, Primary White, B1 Lavender, B2 Light Blue, B3 Burgundy, PPrep Royal Blue, B4-NVB Jr. Dark Purple/Eggplant, B5-NVB Sr. Black for Photos/Any Solid Color Ballet Leotard. Adults Your Choice.

Girls Hair / Shoes / Tights: Pink ballet tights, pink leather ballet slippers, hair pulled back in neat ballet bun. Check out our Resources web-page for directions on how to make a ballet bun.

Ballet Skirt: Assorted styles and colors are acceptable but must coordinate with leotard. Skirts worn in centre only (after ballet barre).

Warm-ups: Leg warmers or sweaters may be worn as needed if not baggy.

Boys: White t-shirt, dance belt, black mens/boys tights and black ballet slippers.

*The last week of classes of every month students may wear the leotard color of their choice.

Tap, Jazz, Modern

Comfortable dance or work-out clothes, hair pulled away from face. Shoes: Jazz; black jazz shoes. Tap; black oxford tap shoes. Hip Hop; supportive, non-slip sneakers.

Once registered, please visit the Parent section of our website for helpful resources such as how to make a bun instruction, attire vendors, calendars and more.