2019-2020 Class Schedule
Please note that our class schedule is subject to change due to enrollment & instructor availability.
2019-2020 Class Information
The 2019-2020 season runs from September 9th (after Labor Day) until the third week of May. There are two semesters in a season (4 months each) which are September to December & January through April. May tuition is included for recital participants.
Online registration is available in the preseason for your convenience, beginning in May. Registration is not complete until payment is made in full. Please note: many classes fill up before the season begins. Call us at (518) 900-2789 to inquire about availability.
We hold at least two performances each year. The first is our Winter Wonderland, held just before Holiday Recess, which includes a performance of "Clara's Dream," from the Nutcracker. The second is our Spring Spectacular, held the first available weekend in May. Summer sessions begin in July (after the holiday), and typically include workshops, a summer intensive, and a dance camp. For current summer offerings, please click here.
Students interested in additional performance opportunities are welcome to audition for our half-year, recreational Competition Team. Info-session & auditions are available in early October for interested students, age 10 years through Adult. Commitment period runs January through the end of June, pending commitment to nationals.
We offer private lessons and birthday parties – please call for pricing.
Ages & Levels of Ability
KinderClass (Ages 6 & under)
Classes designed with our youngest students in mind, this is an opportunity for young children to learn a love of dance with their caregiver at arm's reach for support and encouragement. Kinderclasses are not included in the Spring Recital.
Minis & Pre-Ballet (Ages 4 to 7)
Classes designed for beginning level dancers, or those with very little experience. Children must be toilet-trained and able to participate on their own to attend.
Youth & Ballet I (Ages 7 to 11)
Classes for older children, or those with at least two years of previous experience, dancing at an intermediate beginner level or higher.
Teen/Senior/Advanced (Ages 11 to Adult)
Classes designed for teens and adults, or those with 4 or more years of experience, dancing at an intermediate to advanced level or higher. Adults of all levels of training are also welcome to participate.
Competition Team (Ages 10 to Adult)
By Audition Only
Adult & Fitness Classes are open to adults 18 & older. Adult & Fitness classes are not included in the Spring Recital.
Young Men interested in Ballet Classes (Between the Ages of 8 - 18 years) please apply for free or reduced class tuition with in 2019-2020 Mens Ballet Intitiative.
2019-2020 Tuition Rates & Fees
Rates are effective as of June 1st, 2019.
New Student Registration Fee: $30
New student fee is applicable for first time students, or those who who did not participate during the previous season.
Make a Payment
Tuition is rated by class hours per week. Tuition is due prior to the first class of the month. After the month has started, a late fee of $10 per week is added. After two weeks of nonpayment, student will be considered withdrawn. Please speak with our staff if you need to make a payment arrangement.
Semester payment is only available when tuition is paid in advance and on time. You may also opt to pay for the entire season (both semesters) in one payment.
45 minutes or under
$45/month or $160 semester
1-1.5 hours per week
$65/month or $235 semester
2 hours per week
$85/month or $310 semester
3 hours per week
$105/month or $385 semester
4 hours per week
$125/month or $460/semester
5+ hours per week
$145/month or $535/semester
Drop-in Classes are $15 per class, except for Kinder Classes & Adult Classes which are only $10 per class. Registration is not required for Drop-In Classes.
We must receive a written notification to release you of your financial obligation to MVDT in the event of a withdrawal. If this should occur after the first of that month, you will be expected to pay that month’s tuition. However, after written notification is received, you will not be responsible for the next month’s tuition. Tuition payments, registration fees, competition fees and costuming fees are non-refundable.