Carmel California Dance Lessons Classes – Carmel California Dance Lessons Classes

General Classes

                                                          The Dance Center

August 2019- July 2020 

Registration Fee

An annual registration fee will be due at the time of registration.  This fee covers liability insurance premiums, registration and billing software, and payment processing fees.


1st student                                    $35.00

2nd student                                   $15.00

Any additional student               FREE

Adult program                              $20.00


Monthly Tuition Schedule (applicable per student not cumulative per family)

First month’s tuition will be due at the time of class registration.

0.75 hours per week*         $65.00

1st hour per week*             $76.00

2nd hour per week*            $72.00

3rd hour per week*             $68.00

4th hour per week*             $64.00

5th hour per week*             $60.00

6th hour per week*             $56.00

7th hour per week*             $52.00

8th hour per week*             $52.00

9th hour per week*             $52.00

10th hour per week*          $52.00


*Please add the ascending per hour numbers to calculate your monthly tuition.  The 15, 30, and 45 minute increments will be charged at 25, 50 or 75% of the proceeding hour per week rate.

Rate Guide:

2 hours per week= $148.00 

3 hours per week= $216.00

4 hours per week= $280.00

5 hours per week= $340.00

6 hours per week= $396.00

7 hours per week= $448.00

8 hours per week= $500.00

9 hours per week= $540.00

Unlimited Per Student Monthly Class Package $540.00/ month (9+ hours/week per student)

Musical Theater Class Participation Fees:

Preschool and Kinder (1 costume): $75.00 per ½ year (August-December and January- May)

 1st- 5th grade (2 costumes): $100.00 per ½ year (August-December and January- May)

6th -8th grade (3 costumes): $125.00 per ½ year (August-December and January- May)

9th-12th grade (4 costumes): $175.00 per ½ year (August-December and January- May)

The August- December participation fee will be enter / processed / paid by registrant at the time of class registration.  There is no family or multiple performer discount for the MT participation fee.  This fee goes towards: costuming, storage needs, music and vocal recordings, music licensing fees, performance fees, venue insurance, costume alterations, costume cleaning, venue fees, props, and director’s performance stipend/fees.

Family Discount: 10% off total monthly tuition for each additional child.  Private lesson fees are not included in the Family Discount Package.


Drop In / Single Class Fee Schedule

TDC offers a complimentary first “placement” class for each incoming student.  If you would like to register on a “drop in only basis” please see the fee schedule below.


1 hour single class                   $20.00

1.25 hour single class             $25.00

1.5 hour single class               $50.00


Tuition Payments

TDC will process all tuition payments through Studio Director by means of electronic payment (credit or debit card) on the 1st of each month.  If you choose an alternate form of payment, payment will be due on the 1st of the month and considered late as of the 5th.

A $25.00 late fee will be assessed if not received prior to the 5th and an additional late fee of $25.00 will be added to the account if the late payment is not received prior to the 15th of the month.

It is the policy of TDC to accept the following forms of payment: electronic payment through Studio Director, credit card or debit card through TDC, check, cashier’s check, or money order.  TDC will process private lesson fees through Studio Director by cash, check or credit card on file, at the time the service is rendered.


Insufficient Check or Transaction Fee


Late Payment (if not received before the 5th of each month)                  


Additional Late Payment (if not received by the 15th)                         $25.00

If more than one insufficient check is processed, TDC will request payment by cashier’s check, money order or electronic processing through Studio Director. 

Cancellation Policy

Tuition/ class cancellation must be processed by the 15th day of the month prior to requested cancellation.  If cancellation is received after the 15th of the month cancellation will be processed the following month.


Monthly Credit Cards Payments

All accounts with a credit card on-file: The cardholder must authorize/request additional payments, enrollments, and drop-in fees outside of automated monthly tuition. Their email address must also be added to the account to receive all receipts, as well as additional charge informational emails. Anyone (no matter their relation to account holder) cannot make financial changes or changes to the account without the card holder’s approval. The account holders may add the card holder’s name to the account to create a “shared accounted,” but all payments, outside of automated monthly tuition due, will need to be authorized for payment.