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Find the latest upcoming news relating to the School at DW youth program right here. Summer camps are currently in session, and enrollment for fall dance classes is sneaking up on us quickly! Remember, financial aid is only dispersed to recipients once a year, and the deadline for the 2016/17 school year is September 19. Every student deserves a chance to dance!

Fall Enrollment

Classes for 2016/17 begin on September 12. The fall enrollment period opens on August 1. Click here for a full schedule of classes offered. 

Standard Registration: Through September 6
Late Registration: September 7 through end of semester

Enroll Now & Save! Enroll your student by September 6.

Financial Aid

We want every child to have the chance to dance!

Financial aid is available.  DOWNLOAD APPLICATION.  The application deadline is September 19. 

One of our goals at Dancers’ Workshop is to make this possible, regardless of financial situation. Individuals are responsible for a 20% payment of the tuition cost upon registration. Applicants will be considered for partial or full assistance for the remaining tuition. Financial assistance is based solely on financial need. Dancers’ Workshop cannot meet the full need of all applicants.

Complete all requested information and attach a copy of your most recently filed US Federal Tax Return (1040). Please turn in a completed application with your registration form, your US Federal Tax return, and the 20% payment to the Dancers’ Workshop office by Monday, September 19, 2016. An incomplete application may cause delays or jeopardize your opportunity for financial assistance. All applicants will be notified by mail no later than October 14, 2016 with the amount of financial assistance for tuition.

Placement Audition

Tuesday, September 6 from 4:30-7:00pm.

The placement audition is for all students who were in Intermediate through Advanced levels for the 2015-2016 school year. Students will have a ballet class, take a break and continue with a modern class.

JRC Audition

Friday, September 16 from 4:30-7:00pm

All students who were enrolled in Intermediate through Advanced ballet and modern classes for the 2015-2016 school year are eligible to audition. The audition will consist of ballet, modern and repertory.

Afterschool at Dancers’ Workshop

Help keep Dancers’ Workshop safe, clean and fun! DW is a place for:
- Learning
- Dancing
- Creativity
- Fun

Make a plan with your child regarding afterschool at Dancers’ Workshop:
- How to behave appropriately
- How to spend their time
- How to contact you

Parents will be asked to pick up children who are behaving in an unsafe, disruptive or disrespectful manner. In this case:
- You must be able to pick up your child within 15 minutes of contact from DW staff.
You must have a safe location where your child can go if you cannot pick them up right away.

Dancers’ Workshop does NOT provide:
- Supervision after school - before or after scheduled dance classes.

Dancers’ Workshop expects each student to:
- Arrive on time for class and be in dress code
- Tidy up after themselves in the dressing room and restroom
- Be an example of good behavior to their peers

Download Afterschool PDF

School Calendar 2016-2017

9/6                 Intermediate – Advanced Placement Class
9/10               Old Bill's Fun Run
9/12               Semester 1 Classes Begin
9/16               JRC Audition
9/19               Financial Aid Applications Due
9/23               Audition for Winter Production and Mandatory Parent Meeting

10/1               Winter Production Rehearsals Begin
10/31–11/5     Parent Observation Week

11/21-27         Thanksgiving Break – DW Closed

12/5                Winter Production Tech Week
12/9-11           Winter Production Performances
12/12              Enrollment for Semester 2 Begins
12/19–1/1       Winter Break – DW Closed

1/2                 DW Classes Resume
1/16               Martin Luther King Jr. Day – DW Closed
1/30               Semester 2 Begins

2/13               Parent Observation Week
2/13               Keep Us Dancing School Fundraiser Begins
2/20               Presidents’ Day - DW Closed 

3/10               Keep Us Dancing Party
3/13               Last Date to Enroll in Semester 2 Classes to be in Progress Perf.
3/27–4/9        Spring Break

4/10               DW Classes Resume
4/28-29          New Dances/New Choreographers

5/ 13              Progress Performance Tech Day
5/15-19          Progress Performance Tech Week
5/20               Progress Performance
5/22               Last Week of Classes for Students Involved in Progress Performance
5/29               Last Week of Classes for Students in Mommy & Me, Kinder Steps and Kinder Dance

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