Dance Class Information

View tuition information, and dress code requirements below. For your convenience all dress code items are available for sale at the Backstage Boutique inside the dance studio. All shoes and tights must be ordered through the studio. 

Dress Code

Tiny Tots and Pre-K 3

Pink Ballet Slippers, Black Tap Shoes, Pink Footed Tights, Pink Bodysuit. and Skirt (Optional) 

Broadway Kids

Black Jazz shoes, Tan Tights, Black Bodysuit or Black Backstage T-Shirt, and Black Shorts or Leggings

Hip Hop Kids

Black Jazz shoes, Tan Tights, Black Bodysuit, and Black Shorts or Leggings


Pink Ballet slippers, Black Tap Shoes, PInk Footed Tights, Black Bodysuit,and Ballet Skirt (Optional)

Hip Hop

Black Hip Hop Sneakers, Black Bodysuit or Black Backstage T-Shirt, and Black Shorts or Leggings

Ballet & Pointe

Pink Ballet Slippers, Pink Footed Tights, Black Bodysuit, Ballet Skirt, Hair in bun, and bangs secured back

Acro and Tumble Tots

No Shoes - Barefoot, Tan Convertible Tights, Black Bodysuit, and Black Shorts or Leggings 

Boys - All Classes

Black Backstage Shirt, Black Shorts or Pants, Appropriate Shoes for Dance Style, Black Split-Sole Tap Shoes, Black Hip-Hop Sneakers, Black Ballet Shoes, and Black Jazz Shoes 

Jazz and Song and Dance

Tan Tights, Black Bodysuit, Black Shorts or Leggings, and Shoes style and color will be based on class


Tan Lyrical Shoes, Tan Convertible Tights, Black Bodysuit, and Black Shorts or Leggings 


Black Split-Sole Tap Shoes, Tan Tights, Black Bodysuit, and  Black Shorts or Leggings

Studio Policies


 A non-refundable annual fee of $40 per student is required at the time of registration. This guarantees the student‘s spot in class. First tuition installment is due at time of registration.  


All students must have a credit card on file for monthly automatic payments. You may pay your bill manually before the 1st of the month if you choose to do so. On the 1st of the month, all accounts with a tuition balance will be ran. There will be a $15 late fee added to any accounts with a declined credit card, and there will be a $40 fee for any bounced checks.

Yearly tuition for 1 class per week is $560 divided into 10 installments of $56.

1 class = $56 per installment

2 classes = $110 per installment

3 classes = $155 per installment

4 classes = $200 per installment

5 classes = $240 per installment

Unlimited classes – Only $265 per installment

Unlimited Family Classes* – Only $349 per installment

*Immediate Family Only 

If you choose to pay the year in full, you will receive a 5% discount.

Make Up Lessons

If a student misses a class, he or she will be able to make up that class by taking another comparable class anytime between October and April. Please call or e-mail the studio to book your  Make-Up Lesson. Classes cancelled due to weather will also have make-up sessions. 

Dress Code

Required attire and dance shoes must be worn in all classes. Failure to do so will result in children sitting out of class. The dress code is established so that the instructors have an unobstructed view of the students’ posture during class. This increases the effectiveness of the instructions. Absolutely no jewelry may be worn. Backstage PAC will not be held liable for any jewelry left at the studio


Each recital piece will require a costume. Costumes for students in classes for ages 6 and under will cost $65 each. Costumes for students in level 1 classes and up cost $85 each. Costume price includes tights and most accessories. No costumes will be ordered without payment. Parents must approve sizes and are responsible for any costs associated with returning/exchanging costumes. Costumes are non-refundable. Please add $5 to any XL costume. Payment will be automatically charged to the card on file on November 7th. You may pay your costume bill manually before Nov. 7th if you choose to do so. Any costumes paid for after November 14th are subject to a separate shipping charge.