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CHILDREN'S DIVISION

Petite Ballet
(Ages 2-3)

The use of creativity and movement stimulates both mental and physical development as well as encourages the student to gain social skills and independence. Muscular strength, coordination, balance, memory and use of rhythm and musicality will all be explored.

Ballet/Tap Combo
(Ages 3-4)

Through developmentally appropriate creative movement, children develop coordination, balance, flexibility, strength and spatial awareness. The goal of this class is for each child to find their own pleasure through music and movement, while developing fine gross motor skills.

Pre-Ballet
(Ages 4-5)

This class provides a bridge between creative dance and the Conservatory's first level of ballet. Children are introduced to the structure and discipline of a ballet class, as well as music awareness and basic ballet terminology. Pre-Ballet emphasizes creative expression through movement to music.

REGISTRATION AND TUITION INFORMATION

  • Tuition is non-refundable once classes begin. Refunds will not be given for any reason, including technical issues related to internet connection or poor video/ sound quality that may occur during BNTC School zoom classes; or classes that are cancelled for any reason, including mandatory closures due to state and/or local mandates.

  • All students who enroll for Pre-Ballet, Level I-Level VIII, and Pre-Professional Division classes are enrolling for the entire school year (40 weeks) and are obligated to pay the full year’s tuition fees, regardless of payment option (year in full, semester, or monthly installments.)

  • The school year begins on August 12th and ends on May 31st. Winter Break is December 15th through January 5th. Additional holiday closures and spring break dates follow Dallas ISD Calendar schedule. (August tuition is automatically prorated.)

  • A $50 fee will be charged to active accounts more than 30 days past due.

  • Monthly installment payments are due by the first day of each month.

  • Accounts delinquent three months require enrollment in Auto-payments.

  • Students are required to attend all scheduled classes for the Level in which they are registered. Partial attendance is not allowed.

  • Students may be eligible for pro-rated tuition if they must withdraw from classes due to prolonged illness or severe injury (verified by physician’s written orders). No full refunds will be given for an injury.

  • Only one make up class a semester is allowed for Private Music Lessons.

Please refer to the NTC Student Handbook for further clarification of Policies.

Students register for the full school year (August 12, 2024 – May 31, 2025).

Three payment options are available for Tuition payments.

Year in Full payments are due August 1, 2024. Biannual payments are due August 1 and January 2.

  • Yearly tuition payments are due August 1, 2024. (5% Discount)

  • Biannual tuition payments are due on August 1, 2024 and January 1, 2025.

  • Monthly tuition payments are due on the 1st of every month. (August – May)

DANCE TUITION RATES

TUITION & SCHOLARSHIPS

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID

A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available and are awarded on the basis of financial need, class performance and potential for a professional career. Scholarships are granted for no longer than one academic year. Ballet North Texas Conservatory has a limited amount of stipend assistance funds available for Professional Division students.

2024/25 School Year Application Deadline: June 3, 2024

Students must submit a separate application for Summer Course. Summer Financial Aid applications are available in January and are due later in the spring (dates TBD). Ballet North Texas Conservatory will not accept any applications past the stated deadline.  Applications that are incomplete or do not include all of the required paperwork will be automatically declined.

Please contact the School office regarding our financial assistance programs.

Level I
(Placement Required)

This class is a young dancer’s introduction to classical ballet technique and vocabulary. Students will learn and develop musical appreciation – this includes both quality and rhythm, as well as the coordination of their movements to the music. In addition to physical strength, students also develop memory and patterning skills as well as following specific directions.

Level II
(Placement Required
)

Through developmentally appropriate creative movement, children develop coordination, balance, flexibility, strength and spatial awareness. The goal of this class is for each child to learn the full structure of a ballet class, while developing fine gross motor skills, and expandinf their classical ballet vocabulary.

Level III
(Placement Required
)

The use of creativity and movement stimulates both mental and physical development as well as encourages the student to gain social skills and independence. Muscular strength, coordination, balance, memory and use of rhythm and musicality will all be explored. Classes are structured to provide a strong foundation as students move into the Pre-Professional Program the following level.

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