E-mail: info@menloparkacademyofdance.com | Telephone: 650-323-5292

Year-Round Classes 2019-20

REGISTRATION

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Registration starts 6/25/2019 at midnight

If a class is CLOSED, please contact the office to have your child added to the wait list.

Registration policy

  • Annual Non-Refundable Registration fee: $60.
  • An electronic signed waiver is required before confirmation of registration of any class online. A printed version must be signed for single class/drop in lesson (available in the office).

  • Registration is exclusively available online. Parents can register or add classes online but need to contact the office via email to switch or cancel classes.
  • Tuition is paid on a monthly basis either online or in person at the Main office (1163 El Camino Real) and is due on the first of the month. Methods of payment accepted are Check, Visa, MasterCard or Cash.
  • Automatic payments will be charged on the 5th of the month, except for August.
  • A $10.00 late fee will be charged for manual or declined credit card payments received after the 5th of the month.
  • A $25.00 fee will be charged for returned checks.
  • August tuition (1/2 month) is due at time of registration in order to reserve placement in class.
  • Make up classes should take place: – the same month as the missed classes – by taking a class the same level as the missed class – the teacher must be informed if the class is a make-up.
  • There are no refunds for missed classes.
  • Monthly class tuition cannot be pro-rated.
  • Termination of attendance must be given in writing via email to the office by the 20th of the month.
  • MPAD does offer a “Family Plan” for half off the 3rd (or more) student.

 

Tuition

Drop-in  $25
1 class per week   $82
 2 classes per week   $156
 3 classes per week   $222
 4 classes per week   $288
 5 classes per week   $350
 6 classes per week   $408
 7 classes per week   $462
 8 classes per week   $512
 9 classes per week   $558
 10 classes per week   $600
 11 classes per week   $638
 12 classes or unlimited * per week   $672

Single class/Drop $25

*Unlimited does not include competition classes

 

Studio Holidays

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  • Labor Day: Monday September 2nd, 2019 the studio will be closed. Please make up the class you will miss – there are no refunds for missed classes due to Labor Day.
  • Thanksgiving break: Thursday November 28th through Sunday November 30th, 2019. Please make up the class(es) you will miss – there are no refunds for missed classes due to Thanksgiving break.

  • Winter break: Monday December 23rd, 2019 through Sunday January 5th, 2020. Classes resume Monday January 6th, 2020.

  • Memorial Day: Monday May 25th, 2020 the studio will be closed. Please make up classes you will miss – there are no refunds for missed classes due to Memorial Day.

  • Last day of class: Friday June 5th, 2020.

*There are no classes on Saturday June 6th. please make up the class you will miss. There are no refunds for missed classes due to the Recital.

**Please note:

From Monday August 19th to Saturday December 21st, there are 18 weeks (4 1/2 months of tuition) therefore August is half month tuition & September, October, November and December are full month tuition. From Monday January 6th to Friday June 5th, there are 22 weeks (5 1/2 months of tuition) therefore June is half month tuition.[/hdot]

Adults have three options:

    • drop in $25, payment must be made the day of the class and waiver must be signed.
    • regular online registration
    • 5 class card ($95). The card must be purchased in the office before the first class and used within 2 months. A waiver must be signed upon purchase of class card. The teacher will keep and fill the cards.

Class Levels

  • Below is a guideline for selecting the appropriate level of classes. Please contact the office if you have any questions regarding which level to enroll your student.

    Primary 1st grade in school
    Ballet I 2nd grade in school
    Ballet II 3rd grade in school
    Ballet III  4th grade in school
    Ballet IV 5th grade in school
    Ballet V 6th grade in school
    Intermediate & Advanced level at the discretion of the MPAD Director

    Students must take the corresponding Jazz & Lyrical levels as their Ballet level.The children’s age is simply a guideline for placing a student in a class. Classes are based on ability levels, thus a child will not be over or underwhelmed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

  • Lyrical Students level I-V are required to be enrolled in a Ballet class at MPAD.

  • Ballet V students may take Saturday Intermediate Ballet at 11am ONLY if they are enrolled in THREE Ballet V classes.

  • Enrollment in Advanced level classes is by permission of Director only.

  • 3 Ballet Technique classes are required to be eligible for Pointe. Intermediate & Advanced contemporary classes are not counted as part of this requirement.

  • Contemporary students are required to be enrolled in a Ballet class at MPAD. Intermediate Contemporary is only open to Intermediate Ballet level and up. Ballet V students are NOT permitted in this class.

  • Permission from the studio Director is needed to change class level.

If you are not sure which level is appropriate for your child, please email or call the office before registering.

Competition team

  • Competition team is by invitation only.
  • Please note students participating in another school’s competition team cannot register for classes at MPAOD as it represents a conflict of interest.
  • Separate monthly fees apply for solos, duos, trios, groups & productions rehearsals.

 

2019-20 Schedule  

Studio 1
(1163 El Camino Real)
Studio 2
(1137 El Camino Real)
Studio 3
(1137 El Camino Real)
Studio 4
(1137 El Camino)
Studio 5
(3925 Bohannon)
Studio 6
(3925 Bohannon)

Monday

3:30 Pre Ballet 5 yrs – SM CLOSED
4:30 Inter. Foundation Ballet
6:00 Pointe
6:45 Advanced II Ballet – ML
8:15-9:00 Pointe
3:30 Primary Ballet 6-7 yrs – CP
4:30 Ballet II
5:30 Ballet IV
6:30 Advanced I Ballet – SA
8:00-9:00 Pointe

10:30 Adult Tap – DW

4:00 Beg. Tap I 6-9 yrs
5:00 Tap III
6:00 Tap IV & V
7:00 Inter. Adult Tap

3:30 Beginning Acro – JF
4:30 Intermediate Acro
5:30 PBT** – SA
4:00 Ballet III – VJ 
5:00 Lyrical III
6:00 Beg. Teen Ballet
7:00 Inter. Teen Ballet
4:00 Lyrical V – FS
5:00 Jazz V
6:00 Inter./Adv. Jazz
7:00 Inter./Adv. Lyrical

Tuesday

4:00 Ballet III – SM
5:00 Ballet IV CLOSED
6:00 Advanced II Ballet
7:30 Pointe
8:30 Pas de Deux* – ML
4:00  Ballet I – CP
5:00 Ballet V CLOSED
6:00 Stretch & Strengthen IV & V

4:00 Advanced Tap – DW
5:00 Tap II
6:00 Beg. Adult Ballet – JA
7:00-8:30 Intermediate Adult Ballet

4:00 Advanced Acro – JF
5:00 Intermediate Acro
6:00 Adv. Beginning Adult Tap – DW
7:00 Beginning Adult Tap

4:30 Inter./Adv. Ballet – ML
6:00 Adv. I Contemporary
7:00 Pirouettes & Jumps
4:00 Competition – FS
5:00 Intermediate Lyrical
6:00 Intermediate Jazz
7:00 Advanced I Jazz

Wednesday

4:00 Primary Ballet 6-7 yrs – SM
5:00 Ballet V CLOSED
6:00 Adv. Foundation II Ballet
7:30 Pointe

10:00 Adult Ballet – SA

3:30 Pre Ballet 5 yrs – CT
4:30 Ballet I
5:30 Ballet III
6:30 Stretch & Strengthen Intermediate

10:30 Adult Tap – DW

3:30 Tap & Jazz 5-6 yrs – EP
4:30 Jazz III
5:30 Musical Theatre III & IV
6:30 Stretch and Strengthen IV & V

4:00 Beg.  Hip Hop 7-10 yrs – JL
5:00 Hip Hop III & IV
6:00 Teen Hip Hop

3:00 Pre Dance & Tap 3-4 yrs  – NF
4:00 Jazz & Lyrical II
5:00 Jazz IV  – FS
6:00 Teen Jazz
7:00 Advanced II Jazz

4:00 Ballet IV – KL
5:00 Ballet II
6:00 Advanced Foundation I Ballet
7:30 Pointe

Thursday

3:00 Pre Ballet 4 yrs – SM
4:00 Ballet I
5:00 Intermediate II Ballet
6:30 Pointe
7:30 Adv. I Ballet
4:00 Primary Ballet 6-7 yrs – FS
5:00 Advanced I Lyrical
6:00 Advanced II Lyrical
7:00 Teen Lyrical
9:30 Pre Dance & Tap 3 yrs – NB
10:30 Pre Dance & Tap 4 yrs

2:30 Pre Dance & Tap 3 yrs – NB
4:00 Pre Ballet 5 yrs – BM
5:00 Ballet III
6:00 PBT** – SA
7:00 PBT**

 4:00 Boys Hip Hop – JL
5:00 Hip Hop I & II
6:00 Boys Advanced Hip Hop
4:00 Ballet II – CP
5:00 Intermediate I Ballet
6:30 Pointe
 4:00 Ballet IV – GS
5:00 Ballet V
6:00 Stretch & Strengthen IV & V

Friday

 4:00 Ballet II  – SM CLOSED
5:00 Competition
4:00 Inter. I Contemporary – ML
5:00 Inter. II Contemporary
6:00 Competition
4:00 Stretch & Strengthen Inter./Adv. – JG
5:00 Stretch & Strengthen Adv. I
6:00 Stretch & Strengthen Adv. II
  3:30 Pre Dance & Tap 4 yrs  – NF
4:30 Beg. Jazz I 6-8 yrs
 4:00 Musical Theatre IV & V – EP
5:00 Ballet V

Saturday

9:30 Advanced Ballet – PH
11:00 Intermediate I Ballet

12:30 Competition – ML/SM

9:30 Inter/Adv. Ballet – ML
11 :00 Adv. II Contemporary

12:30 Musical Theatre V & Intermediate – EP

9:00 Pre Ballet 5 yrs  – NY
10:00 Intermediate II Ballet
11:30 Pointe

12:30 Lyrical IV – VJ
1:30 Competition

  9:00 Pre Dance & Tap 3 yrs – NF
10:00 Pre Ballet 4 yrs
11:00 Jazz & Lyrical I & II
9:00 Primary Ballet 6-7 yrs – KL
10:00 Ballet I
11 :00 Ballet III
12:00 Ballet II

*Pas de Deux enrollment by permission of the Director only. Additional partner fee.

** PBT – Progressing Ballet Technique. Open to Levels IV to Advanced. Adults welcome.