2017-2018 Calendar:
Sept 11th:               Opening Day
Oct 31st:                 Halloween - We will close at 4:00
Nov 20th:                Costume Deposits Due
Nov 22nd - 26th:     Closed for Thanksgiving
Dec 24th - Jan1st:  Closed for Winter Break (reopen Jan. 2nd)
Feb 25th:                Costume Balances Due
Apr 1st-8th:             Closed for Spring Break
May 26th - 28th:     Closed for Memorial Day
June 24th:              Closing Day for the Season 

 

Class Placement:
Students are placed in classes according to age and ability.  If at any time an instructor feels that a placement is incorrect, you will be notified and a correction will be made.   


Dress code:
Ballet and Lyrical:  Solid black leotard, pink tights, black skirt and ballet shoes for ballet or lyrical shoes for lyrical. 
First Steps:  Leotard color of choice, pink tights and ballet shoes. 
Combo Classes:  Leotard color of choice, pink tights, tap shoes and ballet shoes or jazz shoes, depending on which combo the student is signed up for. 
Jazz and Tap:  Black jazz pants, solid color tank top, and tap shoes or beige jazz shoes.      
Hip Hop:  Jazz pants or baggy sweat pants, tank top or t-shirt,  and look funky!  Hip hop sneakers or clean sneakers.  *Street shoes are not permitted on the dance floor.   

*Proper dance shoes are required for all classes, for the safety of our dancers.  Students without proper dance shoes will be asked to sit out.  Jeans are not acceptable as dancewear. 

 

Make-Up Classes
If a class is missed due to illness, vacations, etc., students are welcome to make up that class.  Please call the desk or ask your child'€™s instructor, to find out which class is appropriate for the make-up class.   There are no refunds for missed classes for any reason.   


Pointe Classes:
Pointe class is by permission only.  Pointe shoes must be correctly fitted.  We recommend In The Spotlight in the Rockaway Mall.  Please mention that you are a student with Dance Expressions to receive a discount. 
In order to take any Pointe class, you must also take two ballet or a ballet and lyrical class during the week. 


Troupe Classes:
Troupe classes are by invitation only, and are strictly for choreography. Troupe dancers must also take an additional jazz, ballet or lyrical class during the week.  Troupe is a full tuition class. 

Weather Closings and Delayed Openings:
For the safety of our students and staff, we do not take chances with the weather. Please call the dance studio (908)852-5209 for recorded closing announcements. 

 

 

 

 Dance Expressions | 14A Crossroads Center | 915 Route 517, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 | (908)852-5209

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