Policies
PROPER ATTIRE:

Black Leotards/ Pink Tights
Alternate colors over 10yrs old
Leos with skirts are allowed
Leos with shorts and tights are allowed for over age 10
White Tap Shoes (Pre-dance)
Black Tap Shoes (Beginner to advanced Beginner)
Tan Tap shoes with heel (JR, INT, SR & Adult)
Pink Ballet Shoes Split sole only from a JR level up
Tan Capezio Boot (JR, INT & SR Lyrical)
Black Jazz Shoes
Black Jazz Sneaker (Hip-Hop only)
White Gymnastic Shoes
Pointe shoes of student’s choice
Instructor approval for fit of pointe shoes needed
Leg warmers optional
Boys: Shorts or sweats & tight fitted shirt
GIRLS MUST WEAR TIGHTS AT ALL TIMES
Hair longer than shoulder length should

STUDIO POLICIES:

• Leotards and tights and the proper shoes must be worn
during class. No street shoes on dance floor. No loose
jewelry and long hair should be off the neck.
• No food or beverages allowed. Gum is strictly prohibited.
• Students should arrive not more than 5 minutes before
class dressed and ready and be picked up promptly.
• Students may NOT bring friends to watch classes.
• Since observing classes is not allowed, parents please
remember "PEEKING" in on classes is most distracting and
interferes with the students learning ability.
• When students are participating in class or performing
with NY Rhythm Dance Academy, all regulations
established by us must be followed or the student will not
be allowed to participate.
• If during the season a problem should arise, please call
before or after classes. We cannot stop or delay the
teaching of classes during the afternoon or evening hours.
• NY Rhythm Dance Academy and staff are not responsible
for any injuries sustained while in the studio, on the
premises and at or during any performances. All students
must be covered by their own family insurance policy.
• Please do not leave valuables in the studio unattended.
The studio is not responsible for articles that are lost or
stolen.
• All accounts must be paid in full before the student is
allowed to perform. Any student with an account 30 days
arrear will not be allowed to participate in class and may
only observe class until balance is paid. Any student with
an account 60 days arrears will not be allowed to enter
class and may loose class placement.
• NY Rhythm Dance Academy  reserves the right to use all
pictures taken of students in class, in the studio, in
performance and during recital season on the studio
website, in brochures and in advertisements.
• Absences during the year should be kept to a minimal. .
No classes should be missed the last month before the
recital.
All studio policies, schedules and prices are subject to
change without notice. Please check this website for all up
to date policies and schedules. All information about
classes, companies and teacher bios can be viewed on line
at www.nyrhythmdance.com
TUITION
Tuition is based on a ten-month session of September to
June and is due the first day of each month for all monthly
payment plans. An additional $10.00 will be added to
monthly tuition when paid after the 7th of the month.
Tuition may be paid in annual or semi annual payments to
prevent any late fees or students may pay by the class.
(Ask for details) When choosing monthly payment plans
first and last month payments are due at registration. ALL
TUITION IS NON-REFUNDABLE FOR MISSED CLASSES. In
most cases make-up classes are available. Extra rehearsal
classes are  included for students completing the session.
Ask for details. A $35.00 ISF fee will be charged for each
return check. Checks are only accepted when the check
writers SS# is provided. Please make checks payable to 3-
Arts.  Please be sure the student's name is noted on
checks. Registration is a $30.00 non-refundable fee for all
new students. This is a one time only fee provided the
student pre-registers before July 20th each year. In the
event a student has the need to drop a class during the
session, verbal or written notice must be given to the
director or account manager before the 10th of the prior
month. If notice is give before the 10th of the prior month
and by an adult, parent or guardian and the account is on a
monthly payment plan the account will not be charge for
the next month. We regret that there are no refunds for
tuition. However in some cases an account credit may be
given for up to one year. There no refunds for costume
deposits, costumes, recital fees, recital tickets, t-shirts
recital DVD’s or pictures.


TUITION POLICY:

ALL MONTHLY TUITION PAYMENTS ARE DUE THE FIRST
DAY OF EACH MONTH. AFTER THE 7TH A $10.00 LATE
FEE WILL BE ADDED.  PLEASE REMEMBER TO AVOID ANY
LATE FEES, TUITION MAY BE PAID ANNUALLY, SEMI
ANNUALLY OR IN 3 PAYMENTS. ASK FOR DETAILS.

ANY STUDENT WITH AN ACCOUNT 30 DAYS ARREARS
WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN CLASS AND
MAY ONLY OBSERVE CLASS UNTIL BALANCE IS PAID OR
PAYMENT AGREEMENT IS REACHED. CLASS PLACEMENT
WILL NOT BE HELD FOR A STUDENT WITH ACCOUNTS 60
DAYS ARREARS.

CLASS PLACEMENT POLICY:

Students are placed by technique, ability and experience.
Age is a consideration, however we do not believe it is ever
in the best interest of a student to place him or her by age
alone.
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