Primary Ballet, Ages 5-7
PDT offers three levels of bright, engaging, and dynamic Primary Ballet classes for children ages 5 to 7. Our Primary Ballet classes follow the American Ballet Theatre® National Curriculum and are taught by trained, certified teachers. Students must turn the designated age for each level by September 30th.
Primary A | ages 5-6
Primary B | ages 6-7
Primary C | ages 7-8
For younger dancers (ages 2.5-5) looking to join Dance With Me or Pre-Primary Ballet, click HERE
NEW! Saturday Spring Primary class (1:15-2:00 PM) designed to introduce, engage, and challenge children (ages 5-7) in the curriculum of Primary Ballet. Registration is now open. Younger dancers (ages 3-4) looking to start ballet this spring, please register for the June Pre-Primary class HERE
Important payment information: Registration* is for the entire school year (32 classes). A 20% deposit is required at the time of registration, and the balance (80%) is due in September. Installment plans are available for your convenience. A $15 fee is assessed to each installment. Please note that the once yearly family registration fee of $45 is added to the September invoice. Sibling and multi-class discounts are applied to the last installment. Class placement is at the discretion of the instructor.
*Registration is possible at any time during the school year. Tuition will be prorated based on the number of classes left in the school year. If you have questions about registration, please contact the office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 609-514-1600.
Registration for the 2020-2021 school year is displayed below. If you would like to register your child for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year, please email the studio for schedule options and the prorated cost.
Class size is limited. Families who prefer virtual classes in 2020/2021 should inquire about the Primary A class on Sunday, or the Primary B/C class on Monday. All other classes will be held in person with masks and social distancing.
Register online, in person, or by mail. Registration MUST be accompanied by the initial payment.Registration sent by mail should be directed to:
Princeton Dance & Theater Studio
116 Rockingham Row
Princeton, NJ 08540
PLEASE READ THE BELOW BEFORE REGISTERING:
By filling out this registration form, you are registering for the entire class as listed on this page. The division of fees into multiple payments (installments) is allowed for convenience with an additional $15 fee assessed per installment. If you withdraw for any reason, it is your responsibility to contact the Office Manager immediately at 609-514-1600. You are required to give 30 days’ notice of dropping a class. A drop fee of $25 will be charged. NO REFUNDS OF TUITION PAID FOR ANY REASON. UNUSED FEES WILL BE KEPT INDEFINITELY FOR CREDIT.
We offer a 2, 4, & 8 installment payment plan. Installment plans carry a $15 fee per enrolled class, per installment. For multiple-class enrollment, installment fees cap at $30.
Please note that our policy does not guarantee make-up classes.
Make-ups may be arranged for Dance With Me, Pre-Primary, and Adult/Teen Ballet classes at the discretion of the instructor if space is available in a comparable class.
Dancers in Levels 1 through Level 3 may take a make-up class on an alternate day from their usual schedule at the discretion of the instructor. CP, Level 4, and Level 5 students may make up classes in a level below their own if cleared by the instructor and arranged through the office.
Primary A, B, and C students may be allowed one make-up class per semester IF there is space in a comparable class. All make-ups must be scheduled through the office. If make-up classes are misused and/or if parents bring students to make-up classes without advance scheduling, we reserve the right to amend our policies to disallow make-ups.
Those registering after the start of classes will be charged based on a prorate of the 32-week session. Any class with a registration of seven students or less may be cancelled at the discretion of the Director.
BALLET PLACEMENT CLASSES:
Please note that new ballet students Level 1 and above must schedule a placement class. Dancers in Dance With Me, Pre-Primary, and Primary levels MUST be of specified age by September 30th. Only an instructor can finalize level placement.
Prospective students may take a risk-free trial class. No fee will be charged if the student decides not to register. If the student registers for the class, the cost of the trial class will be included in the overall tuition. For classes with a “drop-in” option (e.g. Adult/Teen Jazz and Adult Beginner Ballet), risk-free trials are only offered during the first week of a session. After that, students wishing to take a trial class must pay the drop-in fee.
Initial payment does not include the $45 non-refundable registration fee (assessed per year, per family). This fee will be added to your balance and is due with the first installment. The registration fee applies to school-year classes only. There is no registration fee assessed for Dance With Me or other classes offered in 10- and 12-week sessions.
If paying by check, please make checks payable to: PDT Studio.
MasterCard, Discover, and Visa are accepted for your convenience. If you are paying online, American Express is also accepted. Please note that online charges will be listed on your financial statement as PAYPAL.
NO REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON. UNUSED FEES WILL BE KEPT INDEFINITELY FOR CREDIT.
Sibling and multi-class discounts will be applied to the final installment. These discounts only apply to school-year classes, and not to those classes offered in sessions. Discounts are not valid for school-year class registrations after December 31st.
A late fee of $25 will be charged each time a payment is received more than 5 days past due.
RETURNED CHECK FEE:
There will a $25 fee assessed for returned checks.
CLASS CHANGE FEE:
There will be $25 fee assessed for class changes made more than three (3) weeks after classes have begun. A separate fee will be applicable per each change made.
PDT Studio is not responsible for items lost or stolen.
PDT is not responsible for your child before or after their assigned class. Please do not drop your child off early or pick them up late and expect the staff to supervise. Parents will be charged a fee if they habitually arrive late to pick up their child from class.
PDT Studio does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or creed in the administration of its admission. PDT Studio is an equal opportunity employer.