2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR
School Year: Sep 11 – June 9 (Winter recess:
Dec 18-Jan 7)
Days offered: Monday-Saturday
Class styles: Combo class, Ballet,
Contemporary, Contemporary Jazz, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Hip Hop, Tap
Divisions: Youth, Teen
Levels: Beginning (includes basic), Level 1
(Intermediate), Level 2 (Advanced), All Levels
Looking for a way to
strengthen your technique? Need to increase your fitness level? Find an
artistic outlet? Then the EDGEPAC Youth/Teen program can help. The 36-week
program runs September to June and is designed to provide a strong
understanding of dance techniques and improved performance skills through
exposure to styles from concert to commercial dance. Choose from 1-class to
multiple-classes per week. Classes are available for all student levels with
additional advanced study courses available for dancers interested in a
professional career. A Teen Company class is available by audition only. All
students have the opportunity to participate in special Intensives and
Workshops and perform in our program Showcase. Teen Company members will
participate in the annual EDGE summer Show.
Intensives & Workshops
In addition to the
regular schedule, special classes with leading L.A. choreographers are
offered for an optional additional fee. These classes are held periodically
throughout the year and over the summer.
All students are
encouraged to participate in our annual program showcase, which provides
additional learning experience and the opportunity to show family and
friends what they have learned. Participants perform a number from each
course they are enrolled in and/or a special number. To participate, dancer
must be enrolled by the start of rehearsals. Showcases are held in Dec and
the end of the school year.
Teen Company is
selected by application and audition that is held two-weeks before the start
of the school year. It provides all the benefits of our other programs but
at a higher-level with special professional training, advanced-study courses
and performance for dancers interested in professional career. Company
members are required to attend a minimum of 4 courses (ballet required),
company class, workshop and master classes. Represent EDGE at our annual
show, program showcase and other live and recorded performances.
TEEN COMPANY AUDITION
Held in August and January
THU JAN 11, 2018
Teen Company applications due 5PM.
Get an application on our website.
SAT JAN 13, 2018
Be prepared to learn a combination.
Present a 30-second to 1-minute dance in the style of your choice. (Tap
required tap board)
Please bring your music on CD, phone
or similar player (to attach to 3.5 mm round plug).
Lyrical Jazz: Fitted clothing only.
Jazz shoe or similar.
Demonstration: appropriate for the style.
Teen Company Audition Results (AUG 26, 2017)
Teen Company Application
Youth (7-10 years)
Teen (11-18 years)
evaluation and/or recommendation is required.
Youth Combo Classes
Youth classes are
leveled by age and for dancers who have had some experience or taken a basic level
Beginning Level: Youth and Teen
classes are for Youth and Teen dancers (combined) who have not taken class
in a particular style or who have had limited training. These classes start
with the absolute basics and progress through beginning level.
Chassé, pas de bourrée, single chaîné, single pirouette, sauté, jeté,
shuffles and flaps.
Teen Levels 1
Level 1 is for dancers
who completed a beginning course and have an understanding of beginning
level technique. This class progresses from a beginning-intermediate level to
an advanced-intermediate level.
pirouette, single-double chaîné, piqué turns, grand jeté, assemblé, double
time step, riff walks.
Teen Level 2 (Advanced)
Level 2 is for dancers
who have completed am intermediate course and have an understanding of
intermediate level technique. This class progresses from an
to an advanced-advanced level.
pirouette, fouetté turns, tour jeté, second jump, pull backs and traveling
Annual Registration Fee
Family registration (2
or more dancers): $40 first dancer, $15 per additional dancer
ENROLLED COURSES PER WEEK
10% Tuition Discount for yearly tuition paid
in full at the start of the school year.
Teen Company: $75 per month, plus
discount for 2-8 numbers)
(est. cost per number)
Showcase fees includes approximately 5
rehearsals and performance.
Girls leotards: solid
color, any style.
Girls tights: pink or
Guys tops: fitted tee
Guys bottoms: black
tights, biker shorts, athletic legging (outerwear).
Ballet shoes (leather
or canvas): girls (pink); guys (black), with elastic sewn in place.
No sweat clothes, or
cover-ups can be worn when taking class.
Hair must be pulled
back from face and off of neck in a pony-tail. Ballet buns are not required.
No Jewelry or watches.
Jazz and Contemporary
colored fitted top.
leggings, biker shorts, yoga pants, fitted athletic pants or shorts (above
Shoes: Jazz shoe,
flexible sneaker, foot undies, or bare-foot.
Hip Hop and Jazz Funk
clothing and shoes.
colored fitted dance top.
biker shorts, yoga pants, fitted athletic pants or shorts (above knee).
Shoes: Tap shoes
1. To attend, participant must be an active Academy member with paid annual
2. Enroll in one or more courses per week creating your class schedule for
the school year.
3. A student evaluation/placement class may be required and/or
recommendation. The program manager makes all final determinations as to
4. To enroll, return a completed registration form with payment of annual
registration fee and first month of tuition.
5. Enrollment is limited to 30 students per course.
6. Classes are 55-minutes in length.
7. Courses with insufficient enrollment may not be held, or they may be held
as walk-in classes. Priority of enrollment is on a first-come, first-served
basis and for those who register for the full year.
8. Class waiting-lists are available.
9. Walk-in enrollment is available when class attendance is less than and up
to 30 dancers. Walk-in enrollment is done similar to open-class procedures.
Do not use School Year registration form for walk-in enrollment.
10. Enroll separately on-line for master classes and workshops.
11. Class transfers are available at select times.
12. Enrollment is open until courses are full, regardless of the course
13. When attending class, sign-in for each class at our front desk.
14. Teen company members are required to attend a minimum of 4 courses per
week (ballet required), company class, masterclasses and workshops.
15. If a dancer is signed-up for a full course and has not attended the
class for 3 consecutive weeks without an approved request or payment to
maintain his or her space in the class, the dancer may be dropped from a
class without a refund or credit of tuition paid or owed.
16. EDGE reserves the right to require dancers sit out of class or classes,
and forfeit the ability to make-up these classes, if their account has
outstanding balances for any charge and for community standards violations.
Make Up Policy
1. Missed classes can be
made-up in a class of the same level or lower or same age range within
one-month from the date the class was missed after which time they expire.
2. Make-up classes are not
3. No credits or refunds are
given for missed classes after their expiration date (one month). It is the
dancers’ responsibility to keep track of the classes they miss and their
4. To make-up a class, sign-in
at the front desk and receive a make-up slip to give to the teacher. Before
issuing the make-up slip, an EDGE representative will verify that the
make-up class is available.
5. Classes missed due to
Memorial Day, Independence Day and Thanksgiving closures are available to be
made-up within one-month from the date they were scheduled to be held.
Class Withdrawal and
1. Request for a Class
Withdrawal or Transfer is completed in-person or by email, by submitting a
signed Class Withdrawal or Transfer form. The effective date will vary
depending on the specific request. A confirmation notice is provided that
states the request effective dates. Withdrawals and transfers are not
available over the phone.
2. Class Withdrawal may be done
at any time, but classes not withdrawn from before the 1st of the month will
be charged for the full month tuition.
3. Non-attendance is not
considered a valid request or notice to withdraw from a class.
Withdrawal from the Academy
1. Dancers may withdrawal from
the Academy by submitting an Academy Withdrawal form. After EDGE receives
the request, the withdrawal may become effective the following month or
immediately depending on monthly tuition paid. Academy Membership and
privileges will discontinue on the Academy Withdrawal effective date.
2. Dancers who withdraw and
have paid the current month’s tuition can continue in class until the 1st
day of the following month. Dancers who have not paid the current month’s
tuition are withdrawn immediately. No credit, refund or transfer of tuition
is available for dancers who withdraw and who pay tuition monthly.
1. Student records are
confidential and restricted. Authorization to access student records is
granted to the parent or legal guardian responsible for the student account
and those listed within the account during registration. To change
authorization, Parent or legal guardian must submit a Change Authorization
form and receive a confirmation. EDGE accepts no responsibility for
2. By registering, you agree
your unidentifiable student data may be used By EDGE and third-parties we
work with for analytical and marketing purposes. The use of student data by
EDGE and/or third-parties may be restricted by submitting a Non-disclosure
of Student Data form. Except for internal use, student data does not include
information that would identify or associate it with a specific student
1. Pay your full tuition at the
start of the school year and receive a discount, or you can choose to make
monthly payments (9 mon payments) with auto-pay or other payment.
2. Tuition fees are due upon
registration. Monthly tuition is due on the 1st of each month. Auto-debit
accounts are charged on the 5th day of the month. A $10.00 late fee is
charged for monthly tuition payments made after the 15th of the month.
3. Payment is required, or may
be required, to reserve attendance for a class, master class or workshop.
4. Tuition fees for visiting
students may include an additional fee.
5. Monthly tuition charges are
based on the entire school year (September through June) that is billed in
nine monthly payments from through May.
6. Academy breaks and
vacations, such as Winter break, do not include classes and are not included
in tuition. No discount, credit or refund is available for Academy breaks
7. See Make Up Policies for
classes during Memorial Day, Independence Day and Thanksgiving closures.
8. No credit, transfer or
refund is given for expired classes.
9. Master Class and Workshop
fees are paid for individually and are non-refundable.
10. There is no pro-rated
tuition for missed classes, holidays or program breaks.
11. Approved make-up classes
expire one-month from the date they were missed or scheduled to be held.
12. Refunds are available for
yearly tuition that is paid in full at the beginning of the school during
the first three (3) months of the school year (only), unless for an approved
medical or relocation event. The refund amount is the remaining tuition,
minus the current month and any previous month, plus a $150 administrative
fee. Refunds are made to the Payee of tuition within 45 days after a
cancellation or withdrawal is authorized by EDGE.
Payment, Billing and
1. A credit card is kept on
file for all students regardless of the payment choices. This card will be
used for auto-payments and past due charges. Tuition can be paid by cash,
check, debit card or credit card. When paying by check, include the
student’s name and what the payment is for on the check. We accept debit and
credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover).
2. Payment by mail must be
postmarked by any due date.
3. Tuition payments, other than
auto-payments, must be made by the 5th of each month or the credit card on
file will be charged for the monthly payment.
4. A late fee of $10.00 is
charged for tuition paid after the 15th of the month.
5. There is a $25.00 fee for
all returned checks.
6. Showcase performance and
costume fees are payable by the due dates. Fees and other outstanding
balances on the student’s account must be paid in full to participate in the
Showcase, receive costumes and pre-ordered tickets to the showcase.
7. Annual registration,
showcase, intensive, workshop and costumes fees are non-refundable.
8. Monthly statements are not
provided unless otherwise requested. Sent by email only.
9. Mail payments to: EDGE
Performing Arts Center, 6300 Romaine Street, Suite 100 Los Angeles, CA 90038
1. Monthly tuition can be
automatically debited from a credit card on the 5th day of each month.
2. Auto debit authorization
forms are available at the front desk or on our website.
3. Customers utilizing Auto
Debit whose credit card transaction is not approved, may be charged a $10.00
late fee if paid after the 15th of the month.
4. You must separately
authorize non-tuition charges (Eshop, Showcase, costume fees).
5. Customer must submit a new
auto debit form each year.
Missed classes for short term illnesses and injuries can made-up under the
same conditions as other missed classes. However, if it is an injury or
illness that a physician has suggested the student be limited from physical
activity, the student must provide a doctor’s note to hold their space in
the classes without be charged. Additionally, the ill or injured student
must be cleared by a physician (in writing) to return to dance. No refunds
or credits will be given for injuries after the student is authorized to
return to class.
Parents, friends and siblings are NOT allowed in classrooms during class.
This rule helps students keep focused without distraction. Each studio has
observations windows for viewing. Observers are not allowed to interact with
students in class or video any class.
validated parking while studying, rehearsing and performing at the studio.
Bring your parking slip with you to have validated at our front desk.
Parking without validation is charged at the posted parking rates.
Studio policies apply to all students. Please review