WMS Waiver/Agreement 2018/19

Apr 19, 2019 08:13 PM

You must be over the age of 18 to register for an account. I, as a parent of a dancer at West Main Studios, agree & acknowledge to all of the following:

Upon your decision to dance with West Main Studios, a Registration Fee of $50 will be charged. To register additional siblings, only $15 per child is charged. The dance year begins in August and runs until the end of May or the 1st or 2nd week in June, depending upon the end-of-season Recital date.

TUITION (Monthly/By Class):
West Main Studios DOES NOT prorate tuition. Tuition is divided by equal months and not by selective times of attendance for any reason. Prior to performances, extra rehearsals will be scheduled.

One Class $50 Six Classes $152
Two Classes $77 Seven Classes $167
Three Classes $102 Eight Classes $182
Four Classes $122 Nine Classes $197
Five Classes $137 Ten Classes $212
Mommy & Me Class $55 (No Recital Participation) No Costume or Recital Fees Applicable

Payments are DUE on the 1 day of each month for classes during that month. A LATE CHARGE of $15 will be charged after the 5th day of the month if there is a balance on the account. Checks, Cash or Credit Cards (fee to use credit card) are all accepted forms of payment. You may pay in any form you wish until an account becomes over 60 days due at which time a given card on file will be charged for the balance due. You may fill out this form at the end of this registration form to be kept on file – at the end of your dance season, all forms will be shredded. Returned check fees will be applied to your account. You may set up monthly auto drafts via your Dance Studio Pro Parent Portal Account. You will be emailed a login/password upon registration. There you will have access to your Personal WMS Parent/Dancer Account and may view all important items and as well pay online.

Private lessons are available upon request. Please inquire at the studio office. ALSO, You may register online via our website: www.westmainstudios.com located under the Private Lesson Tab.

Studio Closings follow the Madison City School Calendar. All Holidays & Fall/Winter/Spring Breaks coincide with Madison City Schools. In addition, ALL weather related closings will do the same. If your class is cancelled due to weather, you may join another class for a makeup.

You must check your email for important updates for your dancer. This is very important and is our major form of communication. These updates contain vital and pertinent information that you and your dancer need. If you are not receiving emails from WMS, please let the office staff know immediately so we may correct any problems.

CREATIVE MOVEMENT & STAGE ARTS - Leotard of Choice & Ballet Pink Tights; Ballet/Tap/ Jazz Shoes
PETITE Ballet I and UP/TECHNIQUE/POINTE - Black Leotard & Ballet Pink Tights; Ballet/Pointe shoes
JAZZ, all ages - Leotard or Fitted Sportswear Top & Boy Shorts/Leggings; Jazz Shoes
LYRICAL, all ages - Leotard & Boy Shorts/Leggings if desired; Toe Paws or Pirouettes
TAP, all ages - Leotard & Boy Shorts/Leggings if desired; Tap Shoes
ACRO, all ages - Leotard or Fitted Sportswear Top & Boy Shorts/Leggings; Bare Feet
** All dancewear, tights and shoes are available to purchase or order from the Studio office/store.

WMS has a Company Dance Team (Competitive Dance). Auditions are held in the spring of each year. If you are interested in auditioning, please talk to your dance teacher or inquire at the Studio Office.

Participation in the Christmas Show & Annual Recital Performances is MANDATORY for all students. The Rehearsals are also MANDATORY.

The Christmas show Dress Rehearsal will be on November 30th, 2018. The Show will be held on December 1, 2018, at 5 pm. Dates subject to change.

The Recital Dress Rehearsal will be on Thursday, May 30, 2019. This required Dress Rehearsal in their Recital Costume will be during the DAYTIME due to venue rental times. Please plan accordingly for you and your dancer. This Season's 22nd Recital is set for June 1, 2019 - Matinee Performance at 1 pm & Evening Performance at 6 pm. Dates subject to change. ** All students in PETITE/Beginner/Level I Classes and UP will participate in BOTH performances.


The Video Fee is $35 and DUE BY May 1st, 2019.
WMS will provide Video Links/Digital Copy for up to two shows of your dancer's performances. These will be available at WMS approximately 2 weeks after our Show Date. This will be sharable with friends and family. Each family will receive their link via their email address of record, if not a digital copy in another form. In order to offer this, ALL families are required to purchase this Video Package.

The Venue Christmas show fee is $55 and DUE on October 1, 2018.
The Venue Recital Fee is $55 and DUE on April 1, 2019.
These fees assist with show costs to include facility rental, music editing, sound, lighting, tech crew and other production needs.

All Fees are NON-REFUNDABLE for any reason.

Christmas Dancewear Payments are DUE September 10th, 2018. ** If your costume/s are not paid for your dancer will not receive their costume/s. ALL Dancewear payments are Non-Refundable.

Two Year Old Class, Creative Movement, Stage Arts, Petite Level I - 1st costume is $40; all additional class costume fees are $10 each.

All other levels ABOVE Petite – 1st costume is $50; all additional class costume fees are $15 each.

Recital Costume Payments are DUE November 13th, 2018. ** If your costume/s are not paid for your dancer will not receive their costume/s. ALL Costume Payments are Non-Refundable.

TWO YEAR OLD Class 1 costume @ $70
Creative Movement / Stage Arts Acro & Jazz 1 costume @ $73
Creative Movement/Stage Arts Ballet/Tap 2 Costumes @ $73 EACH**
PETITE Level I 1 costume @ $78
LEVEL II & JUNIOR III 1 costume @ $85
TEEN & SENIOR 1 costume @ $87
ADULTS Purchase on Own

If required for the class, ballet pink tights/tan tights/fishnets will be charged to each dancer’s account to be worn in the Christmas Show & Recital pictures as well as during the Christmas Show & Recital Performances. We have tights available for purchase, if needed for class. We will gladly charge them to your Dancer's account.

Designated shoes must be purchased/worn. Most dancers will already own these shoes except in special cases, like the Hip Hop Class, for which a specific shoe will be required to be purchased.

Occasionally, props for a performance may be required at a minimal cost and will be charged to your dancer’s account.

Tickets will go on sale prior to the Performances. You will receive an email to notify you of the date. Plan to order early through the Dance Studio Pro Parent Portal for the best seats. If you would like your dancer/s to sit with you during part of the performance, you will need to purchase a ticket for your dancer/s as well. All seats are reserved seating regardless of age.

PICTURES FOR RECITAL & CHRISTMAS PROGRAM BOOKS (Mandatory Participation / Optional Purchase):
A Group picture and individual pictures will be taken. You may purchase photos for yourself if you so choose. Picture dates will be announced. Dates subject to change. This seasons dates will soon be announced soon after the start of our Season 2018/19. You will receive an exact schedule of when to be there for your dancer's pictures in Show Dancewear or Recital Costume.

Program Books, Ads for the Program Books, T-Shirts, Pictures, Video or Video Links, Flowers, Concessions, etc., will be available for purchase prior to and at the time of the Christmas Show and Recital Performances.

An excessive amount of absences from weekly classes could mean the dancer will not be able to perform in the Christmas Show or Recital Performances, due to the dancer not knowing the choreography. Please make every effort to have exceptional attendance so your dancer will be able to learn and improve. Special circumstances are decided on a case by case bases by the Teacher/Director.

Any dancer may be dismissed from West Main Studios at any time due to non-payment, unsatisfactory conduct or attitude by the dancer and/or parent/s at the sole discretion of the Owner/Director. No refunds will be given.

Non-attendance does NOT mean you have dropped your classes and/or withdrawn from Studio Dance. If you wish to withdraw, you must fill out a form 30 days prior to your withdrawal date. This form can be picked up from the Studio Office. Your account will continue to be charged through the 30 days and you will owe that amount as part of your contractual agreement.

In the event that your balance is referred to an attorney for collection, you agree to pay reasonable attorney’s fees. You agree to all statements in this handbook by your child’s participation in class.

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I understand and agree that in participating in any dance class, workshop, rehearsal or performance, there is a possibility of physical injury or death. I voluntarily agree, therefore, to assume all risks and responsibility for any such injury or accident, which might occur to me or my child during any of West Main Studios classes, rehearsals, performances or activities. I also exempt, release and indemnify West Main Studios, its owners, agents, volunteers, assistants, contractors, employees, guest artists, faculty members, and/or students from any and all liability claims, demands, or causes of action whatsoever from any damage, loss, injury or death to me, my children, or property which may arise out of or in connection with participation in any classes or activities conducted by West Main Studios. I further hereby voluntarily agree to waive my rights and that of my heirs and assigns to hold West Main Studios, its owners, agents, volunteers, assistants, contractors, employees, guest artists, faculty members, and/or students liable for such damage, loss or injury. I understand that my child dancer/s and I should be aware of our physical limitations and agree not to exceed them. If I am signing this waiver for my child/ren, I certify that I am the parent or legal guardian and have the right to waive these rights.

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Parent Signature __________________________________________________

Permission is granted to West Main Studios to use photographs of students for publicity purposes.

I have read, understood and agree to be bound by the above statement.
As a member of West Main Studios dance, as a parent of the dancer/s, we agree to abide by the West Main Studios Dance Registration Agreement including all Rules, Requirements, Tuition/Fees, Attendance and Dismissal Policies as stated in this agreement. Upon Submission of my registration, I am in agreement with all above terms and conditions.

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Parent Signature __________________________________________________

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* For Online Customer - Registering Via Our Parent Portal - Please stop by the office and fill out a form to be kept on file. Thank you!

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