Annual Tuition is for the entire 34-week school year and is not a monthly tuition. Tuition may be paid in full at the time of registration, or will be set up to automatically charge/draft installments through the school year. Payments will be charged/drafted on the first of the month.
Installments will be prorated accordingly for registering during the school year.
Enrollment is open to new students through February 1 as long as space is available in a class.
Ballet Austin accepts one of two payment options for paying Academy tuition.
Payment Plans are set up on Automatic Charge/Draft in order to pay out the tuition throughout the school year. Automatic Payment Plans include:
To register with an installment plan, please contact Ashley Lynn Sherman, Interim Academy Registrar at 512.501.8703.
A 10% Sibling Discount is available for the oldest sibling. Eligibility includes:
Withdrawal notification must be submitted in writing (or email) and received by the Academy Office two weeks prior to the withdrawal date.
Once a written notice of withdrawal is received in the Academy Office, the annual tuition will be prorated accordingly and the $30.00 withdrawal fee will be charged to the account.
There will be no refunds or prorates if withdrawing after March 31 of each year.
Class Change Requests must be submitted in writing (or email) to the Academy Office before a student can move to another class. Not all class change requests may be accommodated.
Ballet Austin Studio Protocol Includes:
Students enrolled in the Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced Divisions may be asked to sit and watch class if arriving more than 10 minutes late.
If a student misses a class for any reason, his/her parent or guardian must call 512.501.8703 or email to report the absence.
Illness or Injury
Watch Weeks allows parents the opportunity to experience the hard work and dedication that their child demonstrates in his/her studies at the Ballet Austin Academy. One Watch Week is scheduled during fall and during spring. Dates are listed on the Academy Calendar.
Holidays & Closings
Year-End Presentations and Performances are scheduled in May and allow another opportunity for parents to view their child's progress. Dates are listed on the Academy Calendar.
Please read the Liability/Waiver Release form carefully. This is a release of liability and waiver of certain legal rights. A release is required for enrollment into the Academy. Print a copy of the Liability/Waiver Release.
As the enrolled participant and/or the parent/guardian of the enrolled participant, I agree and understand that dance/fitness training is a potentially hazardous activity. I recognize that there are risks inherent in dance training including but not limited to serious physical injury. The participant hereby agrees to participate in activities of the Ballet Austin Academy and hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Ballet Austin, its instructors, officers, directors, agents and employees against any liability resulting from any injury that may occur to the participant while participating in activities of the Ballet Austin Academy. The participant also agrees to indemnify Ballet Austin for any damages incurred arising from any claims, demand, action or course of action by the participant.
The enrolled participant authorizes any representative of Ballet Austin to have the participant treated in any medical emergency during their participation in activities of the Ballet Austin Academy. Further, the participant and/or parent/guardian agrees to pay all costs associated with medical care and transportation for the participant. Any special medical/health problems of which the staff should be aware will be submitted to the Academy Office before participation begins.
Please read carefully. A current release is required for enrollment into the Academy.
As the enrolled participant and/or the parent/guardian of the enrolled participant, I authorize Ballet Austin, Inc. and/or its representative, agent, or employee to photograph and/or videotape and use any photograph/likeness of me or my minor child for any purpose, including publicity, choreographic archives, promotional materials and/or any other reason deemed appropriate by the Academy's Directors.