Where everyone has a chance to dance!

Important Studio Information

Kick It Out! Dance studio offers classes for students ages 2.5 – adult  for competitive and non-competitive dance classes.  We accept new students into our non-competitive dance classes July – December.   Dance classes run September – May (36 week season) during the school year and we also have summer classes.  Kick It Out!  Competitive Dance classes will travel to Michigan area competitions from March – July;  schedule to be determined by director.  Out of state travel is necessary for nationals in June or July.

If you wish to enroll now for Kick It Out! Please click the link below:

Kick It Out! On-line registration 2018-2019

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Tuition Price Information

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Class Schedule Information


Studio picture date is Saturday May 4, 2019. All dance students and instructors are expected to be present for their group pictures. Timeline schedule and information will be emailed to all KIO! Parents & Instructors.  Information will also be posted in studio.   Students may wear hair as they desire for pictures and natural make-up.  Students ONLY permitted in the studio room during group photo sessions, parents PLEASE wait in the lobby.  This is to ensure the best possible group photos.



Kick It Out! dress rehearsal 2019 TBD Volunteers and Kick It Out! Instructors ONLY in the backstage area please.  If you wish to come backstage please volunteer.

  • Dress rehearsal fees are included in regular tuition fee.
  • Dress rehearsal times/dates will be listed on monthly student calendar, subject to change.
  • Make-up and hair instructions for dress rehearsal and recital will be e-mailed out & posted in studio.
  • Volunteer sign up for dress rehearsal and recital will be e-mailed out. Instructors and volunteers only in the backstage area with the dancers during dress rehearsal and recital.
  • PLEASE label all items belonging to you/your dancer.
  • Recital ticket sales will be online. Watch calendar for dates & pertinent information.

Kick it Out!  recital 2019 TBD. All students competitive and non-competitive are expected to participate in the recital.  Volunteers and Kick It Out! Instructors ONLY in the backstage area please.  If you wish to come backstage YOU MUST volunteer.

Absolutely no video or photography will be permitted during the recital; this is for safety purposes and best possible viewing for all patrons.   If you are taking photos or taping you will be asked to refrain from such activity during the recital and possibly escorted from the auditorium.


There is a $25.00/per costume deposit due in October and the balance is due in November.  Please refer to your studio monthly calendar for shoe order dates, per costume deposit/fee due dates, costume balance due dates, competition fee due dates and important information.     Parents/Students will receive a copy of the studio monthly calendar by e-mail.  Costume deposit and balance due will be invoiced separate from tuition.

It is preferred that students purchase dance shoes from the preferred dance wear store to ensure the proper shoe is purchased for their class.  ALL students will be required to purchase proper dance shoes, dance wear, accessories, make-up and costuming for performance and competition classes.  We accept checks, cash or credit cards.  Dance shoes can be ordered at open house dates in August to ensure they are received in time to begin class in September.  Refer to our website www.kickitoutdance.com  KIO! Dance class attire under KIO dance class information link.  We have a list available by request.  We will also do a mid-season order in January.  You can purchase shoes locally at Dancy Pantz Boutique in Okemos as well.


Tuition is due the 1st of each month September through June and payments can be made to the drop box in the studio.  WE DO OFFER ach WITHDRAW FOR TUITION PAYMENTS!  You can also mail in, credit card in office,  card online right from your invoice, check or cash.    The first month is due upon enrollment.   A late fee of $15.00 will be applied to your account if not paid by the 7th of each month.   Check studio calendar for changes in due dates.  Payments are non-transferrable and non-refundable.  Monthly class tuition rate is the same regardless the number of classes per month.   An early termination fee of $50.00 will be billed to your account for any early student withdraw.


Studio families will be e-mailed a monthly studio calendar, please note the calendar is subject to change.


The studio generally opens 15 minutes prior to the first class of the dayand is closed on Friday & Sunday.   Parents are encouraged and welcome to stay in the lobby during class time, PLEASE parents only of dancer in class as we have limited space in our lobby.  All patrons waiting in the lobby area are expected to remain calm and cooperative as not to distract from the instruction going on in the studio rooms.  This will help to create a positive learning environment for our students.

NOTE:  We do not have the means to monitor your child (ren) when being picked up as we are in classes back to back.  PLEASE arrange to pick up your child(ren) promptly and enter the building to pick them up.  Kick It Out! Is not responsible for the supervision of children left unattended in the lobby before & after classes.

Students must line up at the door, wait for their instructor to prompt them that it is time for class to begin and to then come into the studio room in an orderly fashion.  Students that are disruptive or distracting class will be dismissed to the lobby to sit with their parents until they are able to participate in class properly.  If a parent is not present the student will be asked to sit out quietly in class or in the studio office.

Parents and students should not bring valuable personal items to the studio or events.  Kick It Out! is not responsible for any personal items lost or stolen on premises, at competitions or at any events Kick It Out! attends.

In case of inclement weather or other emergencies, please call the studio@  517-582-6784 after 1PM (Monday – Thursday) and after 9AM (Saturday) for DANCE class cancellation information.   DANCE Class cancelation information can also be found on our Facebook page & our families will receive email notice of any cancelations.  Kick It Out! will not issue refunds for classes, events or competitions canceled due to inclement weather, illness or other emergency situations that alike.  Make up classes may be scheduled at director discretion.

KIO Customer testimonials

My family has had the best experience with this studio. Both my kids are dancers. My daughter is going into her 5th competitive dance season and my son just started last year. The instructors are amazing and really teach to the kids strengths. I cant say enough about the owner she has a heart of gold. Its amazing that she knows every kid and every dance they are in. If you are looking for a family atmosphere this is the studio to try!
Sara Mills

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  Address: 1760 East Grand River Avenue

  Phone: 517-582-6784

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