Rates & Policies

Tuition

The Studio tuition rates are calculated on a 9-month schedule, September through May of each year, and is paid in equal monthly or quarterly installments. Discounts are available for families with multiple dancers, and dancers who take more than three classes per week.

Family Discounts

The Studio is happy to offer a discount for families with more than one dancer, which includes both children and adults!

$5 Off

Families with 2 or more dancers will receive $5 off the total yearly tuition rate for each dancer.

Multi-Class Discount

Multi-class discounts are available for any dancer taking more than three classes per week.

10% Off

Any dancer taking 3 or more classes per week will receive 10% off the total yearly tuition rate.

Fees

There is a $25 non-refundable registration fee per family. The Studio also produces a year-end recital in May to showcase the hard work, creativity, and talent of our dancers. A $55 non-refundable costume fee is required to participate in the recital and is billed separately from tuition. At the end of the show, students get to keep their costumes.

Monthly

$56*

per class
with automatic
ACH bank transfer

Quarterly

$168*

per class
with automatic
ACH bank transfer

* Fitness-style classes, like Zumba and Hooping, that are offered twice per week, are charged at the single-class rate.

Policies

Payments

To minimize costs and keep tuition rates low, payments must be made through ACH withdrawal from a checking or savings account. Tuition amounts are automatically drawn from the account between the first and fifth day of the month tuition is due via our secure Square system. Tuition is billed in equal payments either monthly – September through May – or quarterly – September, December, and March. 

Refunds and Withdrawals

Students who wish to withdraw from a class must submit a request in writing. All withdrawals will take effect 30 days from the date a request is received. Full and partial refunds of quarterly-paid tuition will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and will be determined on the individual circumstances as well as the time of year. A $25 administrative fee applies. Monthly tuition payments are not eligible for refund except under extreme circumstances.

Need-Based Tuition & Fee Assistance

We believe that no one should miss out on the exploration of dance and movement due to financial requirements. If the cost of tuition and/or fees presents a financial hardship, please contact us via email at info@ellensburgdance.org for more information.

Inclement Weather

There may be times The Studio might have to cancel classes due to inclement weather. In such cases, notification will be sent out via email and on social media as soon as a decision has been made. We usually follow the Ellensburg School District school closures, but occasionally roads are clear by the start of afternoon/evening classes.

Attendance

Regular attendance directly impacts the overall progress of the students and class as a whole. Dancers need to arrive on time and attend each class for maximum benefit. It is the responsibility of the dancer or their parent/guardian to notify the teacher of any pre-planned absences or absences due to illness or other emergent conflicts.

Studio Conduct

The Studio teachers, staff, and board of directors of the Ellensburg Dance Ensemble are committed to providing a safe and welcoming space for the community to explore themselves through dance and movement. All persons on The Studio premises are expected to show kindness and respect towards themselves and others at all times.