We're Excited That You'll Be Dancing With Us!
Whether you are just starting dance classes, are getting back into dance, or are joining our studio from another program, we are excited that you would like to start dancing with us! Here are a few of most frequently asked questions for dancers that are just joining our studio. If you have any additional questions please feel free to email us or call us at (978) 649-2482.
How Old Does My Child Need To Be To Begin Dancing?
We offer Toddler Time classes from ages 18 months - 2 1/2 years. Toddler Time classes are offered during shorter sessions throughout the year. Please see our schedule or contact us for the next session of Toddler Time classes. We also offer classes for children age 3 and up, beginning with our Kidzdance programs for 3 and 4 year olds. For additional information about our Preschool Program, please view our brochure here.
We Would Like To Sign Up For Classes, What's Next?
We want to make sure your dancer is placed within the correct class, so please speak with the Director, Kathy Coughlin, to ensure you are signing your child up for the appropriate classes. Once the class has been decided upon, you can register your child online, or see the staff at the front desk and for a registration form. Please note, placement of classes will be up to the discretion of the Director and faculty of Centerstage Dance Academy. Class placement is based upon age, ability, class size and availability.
Additional information about our pricing, policies and performance opportunities for new students can be found here::
What Are The Costs?
Please see our Pricing & Policies page for additional information about costs. We require a non-refundable, $25.00 registration fee for your dancer, or $35.00 family fee if you have multiple children registering for classes.
What Should My Dancer Wear To Class?
We sell tights, leotards, dance shoes and more at our studio and on our online dancewear website. Please come in before your first class and we can provide you with everything you need for class or visit our website for a list of suggested dance wear and shoes !
Any clothing your child can be active in. Barefoot or ballet shoes are preferred.
Kidzdance Preschool Program (3 - 4 Years Old)
Pink leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers. No skirts or tutu's allowed.
Classical Ballet (5 years old - Adult)
Solid color leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers. Ballet skirts are not allowed.
Jazz | Hip Hop | Lyrical | Modern | Musical Theatre (6 Years Old - Adult)
Solid color leotard or unitard, black/tan footed tights or stir-up/convertible tights. Black lycra jazz pants only allowed if the whole leg and foot are visible. Please check with your instructor about shoe preferences.
Tap (5 Years Old - Adult)
Solid color leotard or unitard, black tights or black stir-up tights. Black lycra jazz pants only allowed if the whole leg and foot are visible. Please check with your instructor about shoe preferences.
ACRO / Kidzdance Tumble: (3 Years Old - Adult)
Any color leotard, stirrup or footless tights, barefeet. Tight fitting shorts are allowed in acro classes.
White or black T-Shirts, black tights, black jazz pants or black shorts. Proper shoes for the specific class must be worn.
All students must have their hair pulled back. T-shirts, shorts and sweatshirts will not be allowed in class.
Can I Purchase Shoes and Dancewear At The Studio?
Yes, we have various sizes and styles of dancewear, leotards, tights and shoes available for purchase at the studio. Our front desk staff will help size your dancer so they get the correct dance attire that is appropriate for our classes. We also have a dancewear website which features leotards, tights, dance accessories and select dance shoes. We have pre-selected merchandise that is approved for each style of class and listed them in our online store. All items will be offered at a discounted price, for members of our studio only, and will be shipped directly to your home. Our online login is:
Studio Name: Centerstage Dance Academy
Do You Offer Any Classes For Adults?
Yes! We offer our very popular Ballet Barre Workout, Ballet, Tap & Jazz classes as well as Zumba classes three nights per week. For the latest schedule of adult classes, please see our schedule. If you are an adult that would like to come back and take tap, ballet or jazz classes, please contact us to make those arrangements.