Parent & Student Information

  • Exceptional training for today’s world in dance.

    The mission of the Ruth Page School of Dance is to offer the highest level of training and personal development to each student. We believe that all students will benefit from the discipline, creative thinking and emotional expressiveness that dance provides. Through our Young Dancer’s Training Program, the School also strives to prepare young dancers for the demands of today’s world in dance. Providing the highest level of training and expertise, the Ruth Page School of Dance is considered to be one of the country's finest dance education centers.

    DRESS CODE
    (SHORT OR CAP SLEEVES ARE RECOMMENDED FOR LEOTARDS)
     
    A ballet bun is required for girls with long hair – all levels.
     
    PRE-DANCE and CREATIVE MOVEMENT
    ALL LEVELS
    Girls: Solid pink leotard, pink footed tights and pink ballet slippers
    Boys: White fitted t-shirt, black footed tights and black ballet slippers
     
    BEGINNING BALLET
    Beginner Teen Ballet
    Girls: Solid Black leotard, pink tights and pink ballet slippers
    Boys: White fitted t-shirt, black footed tights, and black ballet slippers

    Ballet I (LIGHT PINK)
    Girls: Solid pink leotard (NO ATTACHED SKIRTS), pink footed tights and pink ballet slippers
    Boys: White fitted t-shirt, black footed tights and black ballet slippers
     
    Ballet II (LIGHT BLUE)
    Girls: Solid light blue leotard (NO ATTACHED SKIRTS), pink footed tights and pink ballet slippers
    Boys: White fitted t-shirt, black footed tights and black ballet slippers
     
    Ballet III (DARK BLUE)
    Girls: Solid dark blue leotard, pink footed tights and pink ballet slippers
    Boys: White fitted t-shirt, black footed tights and black ballet slippers
     
    INTERMEDIATE BALLET
    Ballet I and Ballet II (BURGUNDY)
    Girls: Solid burgundy leotard, pink footed tights and pink ballet slippers
    Boys: White fitted t-shirt, black footed tights and black ballet slippers
     
    Ballet III (BLACK)
    Girls: Solid black leotard, pink tights and pink ballet slippers
    Boys: White fitted t-shirt, black footed tights and black ballet slippers
     
    ADVANCED BALLET
    Girls: Solid black leotard, pink tights and pink ballet slippers
    Boys: White fitted t-shirt, black footed tights and black ballet slippers
     
    CONTEMPORARY/MODERN, HIP-HOP, JAZZ, TAP
    (all training levels)
    Girls: Solid color leotard, jazz pants or shorts are acceptable, appropriate shoes
    Boys: Fitted T-Shirt and jazz pants or shorts are acceptable, appropriate shoes


    Enrollment Policy & Class Expectations

    The Ruth Page School of Dance is an open school that welcomes students of all ages. Students with previous training may enroll at any time during the year. It is school policy to evaluate incoming young students who are ages 8 and up (Ballet II and up) and assign class levels. Class placement is at the discretion of the Director of the School. Late enrollment for these classes can only be accepted at the discretion of the instructor.

    Students are expected to attend every class and to arrive on time. Progress in class depends upon the student’s regular attendance and consistent class participation. Important warm-up exercises are conducted at the beginning of class. Students who enter the class late may be asked by the teacher to observe class. Students are allowed to make-up classes anytime within the term. Any classes not made up during the term are forfeited. Instructors should be notified in advance of a class absence when possible.

    Parents and visitors are invited to observe classes during observation weeks.

    The Ruth Page School of Dance reserves the right to cancel a class due to low enrollment.

    Ruth Page School of Dance reserves the right to suspend or dismiss any student for unsatisfactory attendance or conduct.

    Tuition & Fees

    Tuition payment is required in full at the beginning of each term for all Training Program Classes. Tuition is nonrefundable except in the case of serious injury or long-term illness. Requests for medical credit must be made in writing and accompanied by a physician’s certificate. All refunds will be charged a $25 administration fee. Cash, check, Visa, MasterCard Discover, and American Express are accepted forms of payment. 

    Please click here to view and download the Young Dancer’s Training Program: Parent and Student Handbook.