Dress Code, Policies, and Rates

Pre-Ballet Program
Girls: Solid color leotard with pink tights- Ballet skirts allowed
Boys: Black dance pants, white t-shirt
Ballet Program
Girls: Black leotard with pink tights
Advanced level ONLY black lycra shorts are allowed.
Ballet skirts allowed
Boys: Black dance pants, white t-shirt
Ballet Shoes
Girls-Combo Classes- Ballet III and Beginner require leather pink ballet shoe
Level IIII- Advanced pink canvas split sole ballet shoe
Boys all levels: Black ballet shoes
Tap and Jazz Program
Beginner-Advanced No long baggy pants are to be worn in tap or jazz classes. No exceptions!
Girls: Solid color leotard and tights. Black biker shorts over tights are ok Advanced class ONLY may forgo tights and wear a solid color biker short.
Boys: Black dance pants, white t-shirt
Jazz shoes:
Girls- Saturday Jazz-Jazz IIII require tan leather slip on jazz shoe. 
Advanced Jazz will require a tan half turner.
Boys all levels: Black slip on jazz shoe
Tap Shoes:
Girls- Pre-school tap- Level III Girls require light suntan Mary Jane style buckled tap shoes.
Beginner- Tan Mary Jane style buckled tap shoe.
Level IIII- Tan Oxford tap shoe
Intermediate and Advanced require a black oxford tap shoe.
Boys all levels- Black oxford tap shoe.
Kids Hip Hop: Solid color leotard with dance shorts or pants and clean sneakers. We will order matching sneakers with recital costume. 
Intermediate-Advanced Hip Hop dancers may wear appropriate hip hop clothing
Hip hop dancers may wear hair in a neat ponytail.
Boys: Work out clothes such as sweatpants and t-shirt. 
Contemporary/Modern Dance Program
Girls: Solid color leotard and tights (black or tan) or dance pants/biker shorts and bare feet.
Advanced class ONLY may forgo tights and wear a solid color biker short.
Acro and Tumble
Girls: Solid color leotard and tights (black or tan) biker shorts over tights and bare feet.
Advanced class ONLY may forgo tights and wear a solid color biker short.
Absolutely no loose or baggy clothing allowed in Acro classes. This is a safety concern. 
Boys attire TBD depending on level 
All female dancers will have their hair in a tight bun with a hairnet and bobby pins for all dance classes. Appropriate dress and footwear for class is mandatory.
Boxer shorts, pajama pants, and baggy clothes are not allowed. The only exception for baggy clothing is Intermediate to Advanced Hip Hop classes and/or boys enrolled in Hip Hop classes. Any dancer not properly dressed for class may be asked to observe for the day. No loose or dangling jewelry. The dress code is required for the discipline of dance as well as the safety of your dancers.

Performances and Picture Day

All dancers level II and up are required to wear full stage make up. Costumes must be steamed and sewn to be stage ready. Hair and costume requirements per dance will be stated as performance and picture dates approach. No Jewelry, Nail/Toe Polish, Piercings, or Tattoos during these events. If a dancer has a visible tattoo or body piercing they will be asked to cover it up. No exceptions.

This year’s Picture Day Saturday May 4th 2024

There will be no regular scheduled classes on picture day.

Specialty Classes/Performances, Solo Choreography and Ensemble:

Pageant Training, Specialty Choreography, Private Lessons, and Master Classes have separate price rates and are not included in regular pricing.

Pre-requisite requirements for classes: Classes for the intermediate and advanced dancer require certain classes are taken in order to be eligible for other classes. Classes marked with a ** on fall schedule denotes that a minimum of two ballet classes are taken a week to be enrolled in that class. This includes Dance Progressions Dance Ensemble. Classes marked with a * on fall schedule denotes that one ballet class is required to be enrolled in that class.

Senior Choreography: Senior students who are enrolled in a minimum of two technique classes per week will be offered the option of a solo, duet or trio to perform in the recital. Technique classes include Ballet, Jazz, Tap, and Modern. Pricing will be evaluated upon request.

*The decision of the studio director is final

**The director reserves the right to remove any student from choreography for lack of attendance and/or poor sportsmanship 

*** The director reserves the right to cancel class due to low enrollment

Costume deposits

This year’s show is Sunday June 2, 2024 

A non-refundable costume deposit of $50.00 per costume per dancer is due by October 25, 2023. The balance of the costume is to be announced and will be due by January 2, 2024.

Refund policy:

Registration fee, Media fee, First months payment and costume deposits and balances are non-refundable.

Summer tuition is non-refundable.  

Year paid in full is non-refundable.

Students will not be refunded for classes taken under any circumstances. 

A fee may be assessed for withdrawal after the month of December.

Enrolled dancers are still responsible for monthly tuition payments. Withdrawal from our program must be submitted in writing to the director. Tuition payments will continue to be paid in full until the dancer is formally withdrawn from our program.

Snow day policy:

If a snow day/absence occurs make up classes will be available by attending an equal leveled class. If your dancer must be absent please call the studio and leave a message. We do not follow the public school system when regarding cancelation for snow days. We will decide the status of class based on the road conditions. 

Please call the studio phone by 8:00 AM for status of morning classes.
Please call the studio phone by 1:00 PM for status on afternoon and evening classes at 603-432-2129.

Classroom Conduct:

Please show respect for your teachers and fellow dancers. No talking, touching, hanging on Ballet barres or gum chewing will be allowed in the classroom. Regular attendance and prompt arrival is appreciated.

Attendance/Make up classes:

Attendance is imperative for a dancer to progress in class. Members of the Dance Progressions Ensemble are required to make up no less than 50% of their missed classes. Dancers must be on time for all classes and rehearsals.
If the student is more than 10 minutes late it is up to the discretion of the instructor if the dancer is to participate and may be asked to observe the class.

Parent Conduct:

Please be a good role model and keep it positive! Negative or inappropriate language and/or behavior will not be tolerated and may result in dismissal of both parent and/or student from Dance Progressions. Please communicate concerns sooner rather than later by contacting the studio to make an appointment. Dance teachers are not to be interrupted before, during or in between classes. Every effort will be made to address your concerns in a timely manner.

2023-2024 Season

Our season runs 9/9/23-6/15/24

The first tuition payment made at registration will be applied to the month of June. After the registration and June tuition is paid there are 9 payments due on or before the following dates:

September 1, 2023

October 1, 2023

November 1, 2023

December 1, 2023

January 1, 2024

February 1, 2024

March 1, 2024

April 1, 2024

May 1, 2024

We follow the Public School District regarding vacation weeks and holidays. Dance Progressions will be closed the following dates.  Please note that we DO NOT observe most Monday holidays.

November 21-25 (Thanksgiving) Spring Show audition will be held 11/21

December 22- January 1 (Christmas and New Years)

February 26-March 3 (School winter vacation)

April 22-April 28 (School spring vacation)

May 27 (Memorial Day)


Tuition is collected monthly.
Returned checks will be charged a $25.00 fee. Tuition is due ON OR BEFORE THE 1ST DAY OF THE MONTH REGARDLESS OF BANKING BUSINESS DAYS. Payments made beyond the 15th of the month will incur an additional $15.00 late fee per dancer.

Payments may also be made in person, or be mailed to:
Dance Progressions PO BOX 1042 Londonderry, NH 03053

Registration Fee: $20.00 per family

Media Fee: $25.00 per family

2023-2024 Rates (Monthly)

Preschool and Combo Ballet/Tap: $55.00

Combo Ballet/Tap/Jazz: $80.00

30 minute Tumble: $45.00  

45 minute Tumble: $55.00

30 minute Tumble and a Ballet/Tap Combo Class: $80:00

45 minute Tumble and a Ballet/Tap Combo Class: $85:00

1 hours 0 minutes $ 60.00 
1 hours 15 minutes $ 65.00
1 hours 30 minutes $ 80.00 
1 hours 45 minutes $ 85.00 
2 hours 0 minutes $ 90.00
2 hours 15 minutes $ 100.00 
2 hours 30 minutes $ 105.00 
2 hours 45 minutes $ 110.00 
3 hours 0 minutes $ 115.00 
3 hours 15 minutes $ 120.00 
3 hours 30 minutes $ 125.00 
3 hours 45 minutes $ 130.00 
4 hours 0 minutes $ 135.00 
4 hours 15 minutes $ 140.00 
4 hours 30 minutes $ 145.00 
4 hours 45 minutes $ 150.00 
5 hours 0 minutes $ 155.00 
5 hours 15 minutes $ 160.00 
5 hours 30 minutes $ 165.00 
5 hours 45 minutes $ 170.00 
6 hours 0 minutes $ 175.00 
6 hours 15 minutes $ 180.00 
6 hours 30 minutes $ 190.00 
6 hours 45 minutes $ 200.00 
7 hours 0 minutes $ 205.00 
7 hours 15 minutes $ 210.00 
7 hours 30 minutes $ 215.00 
7 hours 45 minutes $ 220.00 
8 hours 0 minutes $ 230.00