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2021-2022 General Information


Dance classes begin in early September! Class start dates vary. Please see individual class descriptions for specific information.

Questions: Dance Program Director: April Bergeron abergeronlongmeadowdance@gmail.com
Open House & Dance Shoe Sizing Days
at 
Longmeadow Community House Dance Studio
Saturdays: Aug. 7, Aug. 14, Aug. 28 and Sept. 11 from 10am-12pm
*Dancers please join us on one of these Open House dates to try on, get sized & order your required dance shoes or meet the teachers!
 
Full Dance Year Session Class Rates Sept. 9 - May 12
30-minute class: $350/year
45-minute class: $430year -   Enjoy a $95 savings
60-minute class: $495/year - Enjoy a $205 savings
70-minute class: $595/year -   Enjoy a $221 savings
90-minute class: $675/year – Enjoy a $375 savings – BEST VALUE!
Solo Classes: $300
Duet Classes: $275
Triplet Classes: $250
Quartet Classes: $225
 
Petite Dance Year Session Class Rates Oct. 25- May 12
30-minute class: $290/year
45-minute class: $355/year - Enjoy a $80 savings
60-minute class: $410 year - Enjoy a $170 savings
70-minute class: $490/year -   Enjoy a $190 savings
90-minute class: $560/ year - Enjoy a $310 savings

Full Dance Year Session (28 lessons). Pro-rate allowed until 10/25
Petite Dance Year Session (22 lessons). No pro-rating. Space and class options are limited.
Tuesday classes are priced slightly higher to account for additional lessons received.

To help reduce fees, cash or check (payable to LPRD) is preferred. Credit cards are accepted, and a 5-month automatic payment plan is available through the Parks and Recreation office with a credit or debit card.
 
Please note: Recital Tickets, Recital Recording & Costume Fees are not included in the class rate. Recital Tickets will be available for purchase in the spring. Recital Recording Production Fee is $40 per family, payable to instructor April Bergeron by 2/1/22. All families receive a link to download the professionally recorded and edited Recital.
 
Last day to withdraw from classes and receive a prorated refund for the remaining classes of the year minus a $25 withdrawal fee is Friday October 28, 2021. If you do not officially withdraw from classes with Parks and Recreation by this date, you will be charged in full for your class and costume fees.

Costume Deposits
Sparkles, glitter, and sequins galore! Costume ordering is exciting for instructors and students. Your dancer will be measured, and their costume(s) will be ordered this fall. All costume deposits are due at the time of registration, as these fees are not included in the class rates. Please see the class descriptions to determine how many routines your dancer's class participates in. Costume balances will be due by March 2022*. your dancer's beautiful costume(s) arrive in the spring!
 
1 routine in the Recital = $25 costume deposit
2 routines in the Recital = $50 costume deposit
3 routines in the Recital = $75 costume deposit

*Costume balances not paid in full by the due date may result in exclusion from the dance recital, at LPRD discretion.


Save the Dates:


Family Watch Weeks
During these special weeks, family and friends are invited inside the studios! Dancers will have the opportunity to perform and showcase their progress. 
December 6 - 10
March 7 - 11
May 2 - 6 (Every dancer receives a Years of Dance Trophy)
Note: May 9 - 12 is the last week of lessons - NOT a Watch Week

Photo Days
Wear your costumes on this fun day to take class & individual photos.
Saturday, April 9 - Community House - Times TBA
 
All Ensemble Opening Production Rehearsal Dates:
For Performance Ensemble, Ensemble & Pre-Ensemble Classes Only
Saturday, March 5 at Community House: 11am - Noon
Saturday, April 2 at Community House: 11am - Noon
Saturday, April 30 at Community House: 11am - Noon
Wednesday, May 4 at Longmeadow High School: 4pm - 5pm
 
Dress Rehearsal 
Friday, May 13 at Longmeadow High School: 4:30pm

Recital 
Saturday, May 14 at Longmeadow High School: 2pm Showtime

 PLEASE VERIFY THE EMAIL ADDRESS FOR YOUR CHILD IN OUR SYSTEM IS CORRECT AND MARK
CUSTOMERSERVICE@LPRD.NET and ABERGERONLONGMEADOWDANCE@GMAIL.COM
AS SAFE SENDERS SO YOU DO NOT MISS IMPORTANT UPDATES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR