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Dress Code

Dress Code Requirements:  


Dress Code Requirements:  Please note the shoe requirements for each class.  These will be the required shoes and considered part of the costume for the holiday show and spring recital.


All students should bring a water bottle to class that is clearly labeled with their name. Please note that our studio does not have a drinking fountain, but we do have ice and filtered water in the door of our refrigerator to fill water bottles.


  • All students must have hair secured away from the face and off of the shoulders.

  • 3-4 year old, 4-5 year old, Primary, and 5-8 Year Old Classes:

    • Ballet: Pink ballet shoes, pink tights, leotard (with or without attached skirt)

    • Tap: Any type of dancewear (leotard, fitted tanks or athletic tops, dance short, etc) and black tap shoes

    • Jazz (Primary only): Any type of dancewear (leotard, fitted tanks or athletic tops, dance short, etc) and black slip on leather jazz shoes

    • Tumbling: Leotard and bare legs/feet preferred (tights okay for beginning level add-on tumbling classes)

    • Hip Hop: Comfortable active wear and clean tennis shoes or black slip on leather jazz shoes

    • Lyrical: Dancewear and tan slip on leather jazz shoes


  • Boys:

    • Ballet: Comfortable active wear (preferably black jazz pants) and black ballet shoes

    • Tap:  Comfortable active wear and black lace up tap shoes

    • Jazz: Comfortable active wear and black slip on leather jazz shoes

    • Tumbling: Comfortable active wear and bare feet

    • Hip Hop: Comfortable active wear and clean tennis shoes

    • Lyrical: Comfortable active wear and black slip on leather jazz shoes


  • Levels 1-4 and 8-12 Year Old & 13 and Older Hip Hop/Lyrical Classes

    • Ballet and Pointe: Pink split sole ballet shoes (canvas or leather) and/or professionally fitted pointe shoes (with instructor permission only), pink tights (seamed for level E), leotard, hair in a bun

    • Stretch & Strengthen, Skills & Drills & Technique Classes: Fitted dance wear (no loose fitting warm up garments), jazz shoes, dance paws/half shoes or bare feet (at teacher’s discretion)

    • Lyrical/Contemporary: Fitted dance wear, jazz shoes (dancer may take class in any jazz shoe), dance paws/half shoes or bare feet and tan ankle tight will be required for recital

    • Jazz/Hip Hop/Musical Theater: Fitted dance wear, black leather jazz shoes (for jazz), clean tennis shoes (for hip hop), tan heeled character shoes (for musical theater)

    • Tap: Dance wear (please no extra long pants), lace up, black full sole leather tap shoes

    • Tumbling:  Fitted leotards or activewear tops and fitted shorts, bare legs and fee

Attendance Policy

Missed classes are not refunded, but may be made up at any time.  Please contact your teacher or the front desk for appropriate make up class times.


Payment Policy

We accept all major credit cards, cash or check for class payments or retail purchases.  You may make your payments at the front desk, or pay online through our parent portal.  


Auto billing is required for monthly or semester payment plans

  • Monthly Dance Classes and Company Fees:
    All class payments and/or company fees are due by the 1st of the month.  Payments that are not received by the 1st of the month will be assessed a $10 late fee.  If class payments are not received by the 5th of the month the student will not be allowed to participate in class.  Please make arrangements to make payments on time as we adhere to a strict past due payment policy.

  • Trial and Walk In Classes:​  The first trial is free. Please set up a trial class with our front desk or through e-mail at All other classes must be paid in advance.


Studio VIE Conduct Policies

  • No food or drink (including gum) is allowed in the dance classrooms.  Water bottles are the only exception.  Please keep all food and drinks in the lounge area in the lobby

  • No cell phones allowed in classrooms.  If a student needs to keep a cell phone available for emergency reasons, he or she may store it in a bag or give it to a teacher to hold through class.

  • Parents and visitors should remain in the lobby during class times to avoid distractions and interruptions.  Students should remember to be respectful outside of classrooms during breaks to avoid loud interruptions for classes in progress.

  • Conversations and language use in the lobby, student lounge and classrooms should be appropriate for a family environment.  This applies to all students, parents, and guests.  If you have questions or concerns about the studio classes or policies, please discuss those directly with the owners and not with other clients.


Liability Waiver

All participants must sign a liability waiver.  All activities at Studio VIE (including fitness classes, dance classes, CLI studios and social events) are “at your own risk” participation.  Studio VIE, CLI studios or any of their instructors, owners or affiliates are not liable for accidents or injuries incurred by participants.


Recital Dates and Policies


We will have a casual Holiday Extravaganza showcase on Saturday, December 10. All dancers will have an opportunity to perform in this fun family event. Seating is limited for this free event. More information will be sent out later in the fall semester.


Our spring recital will be held Saturday, June 3, 2023 at Republic High School.  More information will be provided as we near the performance date. Participation in our spring recital is optional, but highly recommended for all students in performance classes.


Spring recital dress rehearsals will be held during classes in spring once we receive costumes. Students should wear their costumes and practice tights to class. Parents will receive information about alterations or embellishments that need to be made following this dress rehearsal. Dress rehearsal information will be provided in the spring semester.


Technical rehearsal for all dancers will be held the day of the recital (Saturday, June 3) at the theater and is closed to the public. More information regarding call times for classes will be provided at a later date.


All dance classes will learn material to be presented at recital. Tumbling and technique classes do not perform in the recital. Please note, all tumbling classes will have a show and tell for family during their class time the week before our recital to show off what they have learned.


Company members will perform selected competitive pieces during recital and will use costuming from competition. Company may be asked to purchase pieces to be used for an opening number or finale.  Company members have the option to perform only company dances or purchase costumes and perform with their classes.


Recital Fees


The recital fee for all students is $90 per student and $45 per additional student in the same household. Recital fee will be due March 20. Recital Fees cover the cost of the theater rental, technical rehearsal, and labor during the show.


With your paid recital fee, you will receive 2 complimentary tickets to the show. Additional tickets may be purchased at a later date. Each family will receive a video of the recital as part of their recital fee, as well.


Costume fees vary per class and are due February 6.  Please budget $75-$120 depending on what class(es) your child is enrolled in. Costume fees cover the cost of the costume, embellishments, props, as well as a recital t-shirt for your dancer.


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