Registration FAQ

When can I register?

Registration opens Monday, April 27th for current students and April 28th for new students. Students who register within the first 5 days of the registration process will receive one pair of DbD dance shoes for FREE (ONE per membership, up to $35).


How do I register?

Current Students: 

·       Online:  & click the “Current Students” button or go to the Classes List and click “Register Now”

·       Free App: “Dance by Design Studios” and hit the “2020-21 Classes” button or “My Account” button

New Students:     

·       Online:  & click the ‘Register Now” button or go to the Classes List and click “Register Now”

·       Free App: “Dance by Design Studios” and hit the “2020-21 Classes” button

*Be sure to pick up your Membership Tees from our front office staff (2 per membership)


What will I be charged?

Once your registration has been approved your credit/debit card will be charged the MEMBERSHIP fee:

·       $50/family (includes 2 DbD year tees, discounts, & more)

And one month’s tuition deposit (30 min/week~$50, 45 min/week~$60, 60 or more min/week~$70). Will be applied towards May 2021’s tuition (no discounts applied for May’s tuition). Both are NON REFUNDABLE. 


When will tuition be charged?

Tuition is charged by the 3rd of each dancing month (September-May). A late fee will be charged to accounts who have not paid tuition by the 5th of the month.  A service fee of $5 will be charged to accounts whose credit cards are declined more than one time per season (Sept. 2019-May 2020)


When is the last day I can register or transfer to a different class?

Registration closes on Saturday, November 23rd. Current students will not be able to TRANSFER to a new class after this date. 


Can I try a class for free?

We’d love for you to come and try a class with our studio! As long as there is space available we can schedule a trial class. Please visit our website or free app to fill out your Try a Class form.


Can I withdraw from a class?

We understand that schedules and interests can change. We encourage you to check out our schedule and try a different day/time or different style or teacher! To avoid being charged the monthly tuition we must receive the Withdrawal Form (found on our website and free app) by the 15th of the month. Withdrawals will not be accepted after February 1, 2020.


Why is the age cut off set on Sept. 1st, 2019?

Like the school system we have learned that dancers learn the best when they are grouped together with students at their same age level. It is also important (especially for our younger classes) that the class have a small age range. We have also learned that this helps all of our dancers have a successful recital. 


Is there a dress code?

Yes. Students are required to purchase their tights and shoes from DbD Studios. Leotards and more are available for purchase as well. Gently used dance shoes, leotards, and accessories are available for a discounted price on our DbD Resell Page. More details for the required dress code and dance wear we offer for purchase can be found on our website, free app, and Facebook page.


Is there a recital?

YES! Students are encouraged to perform but not required. More details can be found on our website and free app.

*Dance with Me classes do not perform in the recital.


Is there a costume fee?

Yes.  Twos in Tutus, Dance 101, and Combo classes are $62/class and Levels 1-5 are $72/class. The costume fee includes the costume in a garment bag, large alterations/exchanges, and tights. Costume Fees will be posted to accounts on October 4th and charged to the card on file on October 15th(50%) and November 15th(50%). Once costumes are ordered, costume fees are non refundable.

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