All students must complete a registration form. Note that most correspondence will be made through email. Enrollment at DanceSations involves committing to the following:
DanceSations reserves the right to consolidate or cancel classes at any time and for any reason. Students enrolled in cancelled class can change classes or else be refunded.
Please label all belongings. Please contact coordinator or instructors for lost items. DanceSations and all of its agents, staff, and representatives cannot be held responsible for any liability, damages, losses or personal injury arising on the premises. Students causing damages to premises will be held liable.
DanceSations has 3 fulltime terms and 1 summer term:
Students enrolled in Term 1 will automatically be enrolled in their same classes for Term 2 and 3 unless changes are communicated in writing.
Payment may be made by cash, cheque, credit/ debit card, or direct deposit into DanceSations account. All cheques should be made payable to DanceSations.
Balances are due no later than due date specified on Term Dates. Any fees paid after the deadline will incur a $50.00 late charge per class enrolled. Any accounts outstanding at the end of each term will be sent to Bermuda Credit Association for collection.
There is a $25.00 service charge that will be applied for any returned cheques.
Refunds are available upon request and pending approval under certain circumstances. Refunds will not be given if a student elects not to participate in class registered.
Discounts will be applied to students or families taking more than one class. Please see fee schedule. DanceSations reserves the right to apply discounts which can only be awarded to accounts in good standing.
DanceSations will not pro-rate any fees for classes missed due to travel, illness, or non-participation.
DanceSations summer program is more relaxed and does not require a uniform; however, all dancers are required to wear clothes that are comfortable and easy to move in. No Denim may be worn at any time. If taking ballet please avoid pants that aren’t spandex or Lycra as correction may be difficult for instructors. Appropriate dance shoes should be worn while in dance studio.
DanceSations has the following uniform policy in place for fulltime students to ensure a level of professionalism and consistency:
Preballet: Any ballet attire
Beginner Level: Pink Leotards
Intermediate Level: Navy Blue Leotards
Advance Level: Black Leotards
Junior Company/Senior/Adult Classes: Any dance attire that is comfortable to move in
Hip – Hop: Street/ dance clothes that are comfortable to move in. No denim. Dance Sneakers.
No outside shoes are to be worn inside the studio at any time. Shoes that are discipline – appropriate are required for all classes:
Ballet/Pointe: Pink Ballet slippers/pointe shoes
Jazz: Black jazz shoes
Tap: Black tap shoes
Any dancer not adhering to our uniform policy or shoe requirements may result in them not being able to participate in class.
Hair must be pulled back out of face at all times unless otherwise specified by instructor. All students should have leotard and pink tights for ballet classes. Ballet skirts may be worn. Black stretch/lycra shorts or dance capris/pants may be worn over leotards for all classes except ballet. Jewelry must be taken off before entering the studio.
It is important that all students must attend every class. DanceSations cannot accommodate students who miss class due to illness or otherwise. Please report all illnesses and absences before the start of class by phone or email. All students are responsible for learning missed choreography for any classes missed due to sickness or travel. Students must arrange this with the instructor. If a student misses more than two classes the instructor reserves the right to not let the student participate in the recital if the student does not make effort to learn missed choreography.
In the event of inclement weather, please contact us.
Students are expected to behave appropriately in order to maintain a positive and effective dance environment. Students must be respectful of themselves and others and the facility. A parent will be notified if student is consistently disruptive. Absolutely no gum chewing will be acceptable at any time. Failure to meet these expectations may result in a student not being able to participate due to the safety concerns.
All students are required to participate in our annual dance recital and if applicable summer dance recital held at the end of the year/program. Students must attend rehearsal and extra rehearsals if specified by the instructor.
Costumes are required for the recital and must be purchased. For summer, all costumes will be ordered the first week of class. All dancers must purchase a costume unless it was previously communicated in writing before the deadline that they will not be participating. If after the deadline a dancer advises they will not be participating in the recital, costume/s that were ordered must be paid for. For fulltime students, it is assumed all dancers registered in Term 2 will be participating in our annual recital. A costume must be purchased unless it was previously communicated in writing before the deadline that they will not be participating. Communication will be sent out regarding costume fees.
All Term fees and Costume fees must be paid before the recitals. Any outstanding balances will result in a dancer not being able to participate in the recital. Dancers will not receive costume/s until all fees are current. Any items purchased by DanceSations must be returned at the end of the show. Students will be billed for any items not returned.
Recital tickets will be sold online prior to our shows. Refunds/exchanges will not be made on any purchased tickets. If for any unforeseen circumstances the show must be postponed, such as weather, tickets will not be refunded but will honored on a new date.
We often take photos and videos of classes and performances. We post these on our social media for public viewing.
Parents will be responsible for any damages incurred by your child/children, including but not limited to the facilities, dance studio, and all the fixings and fastenings within the space. In no event will DanceSations be held liable for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental or punitive damages, including any subsequent claim due to damage, loss or injury, even if DanceSations has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Parents agree to indemnify and hold DanceSations, its operator, dance instructors, administrative persons, and helpers in interest and affiliates, harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorney fees), made against DanceSations by any third party due to or arising out of or in connection with my child’s participation in the program.