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My child would really like to dance but I don’t know how to go about it.
Children new to dancing may participate in a trial class.

My child is uncertain as to which style of dance she/he would like to do.
Your child may need to participate in trial classes for ballet, modern and tap to determine which style is preferred. With some students one style stands out, with other students two or three styles are equally fun.

Children in Tiny Tots and Kindergarten experience all three styles in their 45minute class.
Children from grade 1 (at school) and above have separate classes for each style of dance.
Lessons are timetabled to allow students who wish to participate in two or three different dance styles to do so with minimal fatigue.

Do I have to pay for this trial lesson?
This lesson is only payable once the child has decided to continue with the term’s lessons.
An invoice will be given on the child’s first official lesson with the total fees due within 4 weeks.
 
What should my child wear for the trial lesson?
Children should wear any leotard they may own or t-shirt and shorts/leggings. For trial of modern or ballet, students need bare feet and for tap, hard soled shoes such as school shoes or sandals.

Can I watch?
Parents may sit in on the child’s trial lesson should the child need you for security and confidence.
If siblings are required to attend the trial dance class please ensure they do not disrupt the class.

Parents of Tiny Tot aged students may sit in class for as long as their child needs them. This may take a few weeks. Once your child feels comfortable and secure, please wait in the waiting room.
If watching a tiny tot, please only one parent and no siblings.

How do I enrol?
An enrolment form will be given to you at the end of your trial lesson. Once filled out, your child may then commence classes.

Where do I get the uniform?
Kingfisher School Gear (located across the road) stocks our dance uniform. We also have a 2nd hand clothing pool which may have suitable items. Please see the uniform list.

Does my child have to do exams?
All training is given to an exam standard. Once the student has achieved the technical requirements of that grade, they may progress to the next level without doing an exam.

What do I wear for adult lessons?
Wear clothing similar to gym wear. Your clothing must allow you to move without restriction (or constriction), so, something with a bit of stretch, such as leggings and a t-shirt.

How do I pay?
You will be given an invoice on your child’s first lesson. This is due within 4 weeks.
Payment is by cash, cheque or direct deposit only.

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