Tuition Information

2021 – 2022 Tuition

When to Pay

  • Tuition is based on an annual curriculum of 34 weeks and is divided into 8 equal payments.
  • The payments are due the first of each month September through May, excluding December, for those students starting in September.
  • December tuition is still due for those students that started late, unless payment had been previously made from the beginning of the session.
  • Recital costumes must be purchased in December.
  • Tuition is due regardless of absence.  Students my not skip a payment for the month because they did not attend class.
  • Tuition remains the same regardless of how many lessons are in the month.  Most months have four lessons, some have five, others have two or three due to holidays.
  • Tuition and Costume fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

How to Pay

  • Make all checks payable to The Dance Center, and mail to:
    5263 Madison Pike, Independence, KY 41051
  • Payments may also be deposited in the tuition boxes located in each waiting room.  There is also an after-hours slot located in the front office door of Studio A.
  • If paying in cash, place the cash in an envelope and write the student’s name and class(es) on the outside of the envelope.  It is your responsibility to get a receipt for your payment either from the office personnel or a teacher.
  • The Dance Center is NOW accepting credit cards in the Studio A office.
  • Tuition payments are sent directly to The Dance Center accounting office.  To insure proper credit to your account, please write the students name on each check.

Late Fees and Discounts

  • A $10.00 late charge will be assessed on all tuition payments made after the 10-day grace period.
  • A $15.00 late fee will be assessed on all tuition payments made after the 30th of the month and suspension of the student until tuition and service charges are paid in full.
  • There is a $35.00 service charge on all returned checks. Once a check on an account has been returned for insufficient funds, all subsequent payments must be submitted in cash or money order.
  • For every new student you send to The Dance Center who enrolls in at least one class, you will receive a $10.00 credit on one month’s tuition.  NOTE:  New student must remain in class and pay tuition for a minimum of 3 months.  Your account will be credited after the 3rd month.