NY Dance Artistry Policy, Code of Conduct
● Class placement
Classes are divided by age. Once the student reaches the age to take Junior 1 and above, class
placement is determined by the teachers. (After taking trial classes)
Drop-in class is not available for kids and Junior classes.
● Trial Classes
The School offers two trials for $25 each. This fee can be deducted your tuition if for the class tried in
the same semester session. Trials must be booked in advance and are non-refundable once fully paid
● School Term
Kids and Junior programs are divided into three terms. Fall is from September to December, Winter
term is from January to March, and Spring Term is from April to June. We have a separate Summer
program for July and August.
New students can register anytime if we have a spot available.
● New Student and Registration
Students register using our registration form. All applications are considered in the order received.
New students will pay a $50 registration fee for one time and $25 for additional siblings.
If students are not continuing to take classes, students should inform the school.
If students are not taking classes for more than three months, $25 resignation fee will apply when
coming back to the school.
All payments are non-refundable.
Tuition must be paid in the first week of the session.
Once the payment is confirmed, the application will be officially completed.
Monthly payment options are available for an additional servicing fee and can be arranged with a
Due to holiday schedules, the number of classes per month may vary.
● Covid operation fee
$10 per month if a student is coming to the studio to maintain a safe and clean environment.
If the class is unavoidably canceled due to weather (natural disasters such as heavy snow, hail,
hurricanes, storms, extreme weather) or emergencies (terrorism, fire, public transportation stopped),
there will be no makeup lessons. In addition, refunds are not possible.
Classes will be canceled if public schools in New York City are closed for the reasons mentioned above.
In case of cancellation due to the above reasons, we will contact you by email.
If an emergency is issued in an area other than New York City, students living in that area should be
voluntarily absent for safety.
If your class is canceled for any other reason, there may be make-up classes. Please follow the school's
A class may be subject to cancellation dependent upon student enrollment. In such cases, a School
Coordinator will contact all students in advance to coordinate alternative class and tuition options.
Good attendance is imperative to a dancer's progress. Students who are injured are required to watch
class, although students who are ill and contagious should stay home.
If a student is injured, the student can observe the class in the studio or using Zoom.
If there are unavoidable circumstances (moving, bereavement of relatives), or if there is a doctor's
stop from the doctor for health reasons and you cannot attend the lesson for 30 days or more, the
tuition fee will be carried over for one year.
In that case, please submit a document from an appropriate organization or doctor.
This credit is applicable towards future school classes only. Not available for recitals and special
● Missing Class
Please Email us before the class starts if a student will be absent.
Missed classes may be made up by appointment only within two weeks.
Students may make up an absence by either attending another section of their level or one level
below. Make-up classes might not be permitted due to the space constraints in each class section.
Students can take an online class for makeup.
Please be sure to read our COVID-19 guidelines. If a corona-positive person is found in the studio, the
class with close contact will switch to online. For the online classes during this period, you will not be
able to do a makeup class or get a refund.
● Dress Code
Girls are required to wear pink footed tights, ballet leotards, and pink ballet slippers. No tutus, Short
skirt is allowed for Kids class. No skirt for Juniors. When we do the rehearsal for the performance or
any other event, students will be asked to wear class color leotards which will be white, pink, blue,
and black. Pointe shoes upon teacher permission.
Males - white tank leotard or white tee shirt with black convertible tights, socks, and ballet slippers
Hair should be neatly put in a bun or pulled back for class. No jewelry except for stud earrings.
● INJURY OR LOSS OF PROPERTY
The risk of injury exists in any physical activity. Please consider this before enrolling your child.
Hariyama Ballet cannot be held responsible for personal injury or loss of property. Personal
possessions should not be left in dressing rooms or restrooms under any circumstances.
● Photos and/or Videos
In registering your child, we have your permission to use class or performance photos for the
marketing of Hariyama Ballet. If you object, please submit your objection at the time of registration.
Parents may only take photos or videos on observation days with the approval of each individual
We have one or more performances during the year. All students will be participating in the
performance, especially for the Spring Performance. It’s a part of the curriculum for the Hariyama
Ballet. Performance fees will be separately charged and the cost will be depending on ages and
numbers of pieces the students perform. We will announce details before the performance rehearsal
Costume price may vary by age and concert. Each costume is custom ordered or handmade and the
fee is usually between $30 to $70 per costume.
● Responsibilities of Parents & Guardians
Children should never be left unattended in the hallway, dressing room, or bathroom under any
circumstances. If you will be leaving the building, please notify the teacher.
NO Kids Class Students are allowed in the studios without a teacher present at any time.
Please fold ALL strollers and leave them at the stroller parking area. DO NOT block the elevator,
stairwell, or hallway and help us to keep our building safe and clear!
Parents or guardians are not permitted to observe class, take a photo or film unless the teacher gives
Please tag us when posting on social media.
Instagram - @nydanceart
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/nydanceart
●Change or Code of Conduct
The contents of the Code of Conduct are subject to change, addition or update. Changes, additions, and
updates will take effect from the time they are notified by email or posted on our school website.
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