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.
STUDIO PICTURE INFORMATION
Studio picture date is Saturday April 27, 2019 from 12:30 PM – 6 PM. All dance students and instructors are expected to be present for their group pictures. Timeline schedule and information will posted in studio & emailed to all KIO! Dance Families & Instructors. 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.
DRESS REHEARSAL & RECITAL INFORMATION
Kick It Out! dress rehearsal Friday May 31, 2019 @ Okemos High School 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. All students are expected to participate in the dress rehearsal.
Kick it Out! recital Sunday June 2, 2019 from 1:30 PM-6PM. All students are expected to participate in the recital.
Dress Rehearsal & Recital Timeline schedule / information will posted in studio & emailed to all KIO! Parents & Instructors.
- 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.
- PLEASE no video or photography during recital for safety purposes and best possible viewing for all patrons.
- Recital ticket sales will be online; watch the KIO! calendar for dates & pertinent information.
COSTUME, DANCE WEAR AND ACCESSORY INFORMATION
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 dates, per costume deposit/fee due dates, costume balance due dates, competition fee due dates and important information. Costume deposit and balance due will be invoiced separate from tuition.
We recommend that students purchase dance shoes & dance wear from our preferred provider Dancy Pantz Boutique in Okemos to ensure the proper items are purchased for classes. ALL students will be required to purchase proper dance shoes, dance wear, accessories, make-up and costuming for performance and competition classes.
KIO! Dance class attire under the important studio information link. We also have a list available by request.
TUITION & PAYMENT INFORMATION
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 CALENDAR INFORMATION
Studio families will be e-mailed a monthly studio calendar, please note the calendar is subject to change.
STUDIO SAFETY INFORMATION
The studio generally opens 15 minutes prior to the first class of the day and 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.
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 AT ANY TIME!
Students please 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 the class, lobby or in the studio office.
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 cancellation information can also be found on our Facebook page & our families will receive email notice of any cancellations. Kick It Out! will not issue refunds for classes, events or competitions cancelled due to inclement weather, illness or other emergency situations of that alike. Make up classes may be scheduled at director discretion.