BECOME THE TOTAL DANCER

The Total Dancer is one who has achieved a level of competence in all areas of Dance, allowing them to perform in whatever venue they may choose. The Total Dancer is prepared for a professional career, if that is their desire, or for entering a college dance program. Of course, you find many Total Dancers are the Captains of their local High School and College Dance and Cheer Teams. The benefits these dancers have found along the way are more than just dance technique. The remarkable self-esteem and confidence gained set these young people on the road to success in life!

OUR CLASSES

Acrodance

Acro dance is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. Seamlessly blending dance and acrobatics, and its use of acrobatics in a dance context.

African

African Dance is more than just an art form, it is a way of life in Africa.  This class celebrates that way of life through movement, rhythms and the reasons/traditions behind the movement.

Ballet

Ballet is a classical dance form demanding grace and precision and employing formalized steps and gestures set in intricate, flowing patterns to create expression through movement.

Break

Break Dance is an energetic and acrobatic style of hip hop that incorporates both standing movement and ground based power movement.

Contemporary

Contemporary is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet.

Performing Company

Performing Company is the competitive performing company part of our program.  These group are auditioned for every spring.

Hip-Hop

Hip Hop refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture.

Jazz

Jazz is fast and fun. It uses traditional ballet technique along with upbeat music and leaps and turns to interpret traditional and not-so-traditional movements.

Lyrical

Lyrical is a style of dance created by merging ballet, jazz and contemporary dance techniques. Lyrical dancing is performed to music with lyrics to inspire it’s movements and story telling.

Musical Theater

Musical Theater is a where acting and dancing meet!  This genre teaches story telling through acting and dancing.  Most movement is Jazz based.

Pointe

Pointe is the part of classical ballet technique in which a ballet dancer supports all body weight on the tips of fully extended feet within pointe shoes.

Stretch & Strength

Stretch & Strength is a class meant to help increase flexibility, strength and promote injury prevention.

Turns & Progressions

Turns & Progressions is a jazz based technique class focusing on jumps, turns and movement covering space.

Tap

Tap is where dance and drumming meet!  This genre has a focus on rhythm made with the feet while dancing with the legs and upper body.  Be a drummer and a dancer all at once!

“A dance teacher helps their students find the song in the heart, the beat in their feet and a passion for life.”

POLICIES & TUITION

The discounts listed above are offered to students who pay each term, in full and in advance, or pay monthly through an automatic bank debit which can be set up at the Studio.  All discounts are nullified and the discounted amount will be added back to the tuition balance if tuition is received more than five days after the specified due date.  Placement in a class is only guaranteed when accompanied with tuition payment.  Registration canceled before the start of the term will be eligible for a refund minus a $25.00 cancellation fee.

Billings Dance Center charges no registration or recital fee.  Students need to purchase a recital costume for each class.  Recital costumes are ordered in November/December of the dance year.  Costumes need to be paid in full at the time they are ordered, and we are unable to offer any refunds.  As we do not charge a recital fee, the recital is funded entirely through ticket sales.  It is our intent to keep costume and ticket prices as low as possible.

Classes that do not meet minimum enrollment requirements will be canceled or combined with another appropriate class.  All efforts will be made to find students a comparable class whenever possible.  If we are unable to do this, a prorated tuition refund will be offered.

There is no tuition adjustment made for missed lessons, including classes missed or canceled due to inclement weather.  Make-up classes are available for no extra charge.  Classes missed must be made up in the same term; please ask you instructor for more information.  We are unable to offer any tuition refunds after the second lesson of each term.  If it becomes necessary for a student to drop a class, a tuition credit will be issued for the remaining tuition amount.  Tuition credits are for dance tuition only and may not be used for recital costumes or retail merchandise and will be honored for one year from the date of issue.

A late fee of $10.00 will be added to tuition balances when tuition payments are received more than 5 days after the specified due date.  An additional $10.00 will be added to each monthly statement issued until the account is current.  All accounts past due more than 30 days will be subject to a 1.5% finance charge in addition to any applicable late fees.

All returned checks will be charged a $25.00 NSF check fee.
We accept Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover Card Payments.

Achieve Your Dance Goals

We offer dance classes for all skill levels to help you achieve your dance goals

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