Tuition & Fees
Please note that Summer Class & Camp Tuition are Different - Please see registration for more information.
2023-2024 Tuition Information
Recreational, Twinkle Toes & Competitive Program Tuition:
Private Class Tuition:
Mariana's Dancing Studio offers two payment options:
Pay per Month (9 Month Installments) Card on File Charged the 1st of Each Month for September through May. Please note that vacations have been worked into the tuition, therefore, months will not be prorated. Closure for personal event allow for dancers to attend other classes for make ups. 1 week of classes cancelled for personal event in 2023-2024 Calendar - Miss Sofia (Our Assistant Director and Mariana's daughter) is getting married! *Please note that dancers are welcome and encouraged to take make up classes for the classes missed during this time period by attending any other class that is appropriate to their age! Please also note that make ups exclude Monday classes as we have planned to be open MLK day to make this up and that missed classes are only counted for recreational classes. Private classes will not be charged for any closed dates, therefore are not eligible to be made up. Make ups are to be used for classes that dancer is not enrolled in for 2023-2024 year. Competition classes are excluded since extra rehearsals are held through the season.
Pay for Full Year (Registration Fee Waived) Amount Charged Upon Registration
Monthly Tuition will be charged automatically to the card on file on the 1st of each month or upon registration if past the 1st. Costume fees will also automatically be charged on due dates. Other payment methods are accepted as long as they are made prior to the 1st.
If dancers are enrolled past the 1st of the month, tuition will be due/charged upon registration.
Checks must be made payable to Mariana's Dancing Studio.
There is a $35 non-refundable registration fee per child is due annually. After the first child, any additional children will have a $30.00 registration fee.
Trials: Once a student is enrolled in one class, they may try any other class they would like to as a trial for no additional fee. Class enrollment is then transferrible if requested. If you would like to trial only one class, please reach out to us for arrangements.
Payment can be made by cash, money order, check or debit/credit cards, but monthly tuition will be charged to card on file if payment has not been submitted by the 1st of each month.
There is a $30 service fee for returned checks.
There is a 10% late fee, $10.00 minimum, for any payment overdue past 10 days or if credit card on file is declined and not updated on the 1st of any month.
If payment is later then 30 days and the card on file is declined after a second attempt, the student will not be able to participate in class.
All payments are non-refundable.
MDS requires each family to have one method of payment on file.
All electronic payments will be processed on the 1st of the month.
If sending by mail, all payments and forms should be mailed to:
Mariana's Dancing Studio
P.O. Box 572
Ipswich, MA 01938
Recital & Holiday Show Fees/Policies
For Holiday Show, each dancer will be expected to purchase one $85.00 Outfit/Costume due October 1st or upon registration past October.
For Holiday show, tickets will be available for purchase.
All Dance & Acrobatics Classes will perform 1 routine in our Holiday Show. Combo classes (excluding Twinkles & Juniors) will have 2 Recital Costumes.
Each dancer in each routine will be ordered a Recital Costume tailored to their size to bring home and keep! $95.00/Costume.
Costumes payments will be made in 2 payments - $50.00/Costume Due on November 1st and $45.00/Costume Due on January 1st. If payments are not submitted prior to due date, card on file will be charged for full amount on each due date.
Dancers who join class(es) after January 1st must pay costume fee in full upon registration.
Spring recital tickets will be available for purchase.
All Students must participate in our two performances unless approved otherwise by Director.
Withdrawals or Missed Classes
Class withdrawal requires a 30-day written notification.
Full payment is due regardless of illness, holidays, or inclement weather.
Students can make up missed classes by attending a similar class up to two (2) weeks after the absence.
The 2nd student in an immediate family is given a 5% discount on tuition. The 3rd student is given a 10% discount on tuition. The sibling discount is applicable to the student with the lowest tuition rate.
Mariana's Dancing School does offer private lessons. Tuition is charged per month and due by the 1st along with tuition.
Please contact us for information.