Children's Dance Class Announcements

2021-22 Children’s & Youth Division Enrollment & Registration

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To Enroll in a class, fill out a Registration Form and email to confirm class placement and tuition payment.

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Danspace 2021-2022 Registration and Tuition Information

Our school year is divided into 2 semesters:

Fall (September 13, 2021 – February 5, 2022) & Spring (February 7, 2022 -June 11, 2022)

Tuition is due in full by the start of each semester.

Students enrolling after the start of the semester will pay prorated tuition and the amount is due by the first class.

2021/2022 Tuition Schedule
1x per week $340
2x per week $654.50
3x per week $930.75
4x per week $1207
5x per week $1466.25

There will be two performance opportunities during the school year, one in the fall semester (Nutcracker Experience, optional) and one in the spring semester (Dance Party Week, not optional as it is part of the culmination of the year-long program). There will be a $25 costume fee for each performance opportunity and Danspace will email each class at the start of each semester with performance information and when to pay this fee. Additionally, the Nutcracker experience will have a separate participation fee to support rehearsals that are held outside of schedule classes. Details to come in September. 

We currently accept payment in the form of a personal check or electronic check from your bank or online with a credit card. If you would like to pay with a credit card, a 4% convenience fee is added to your tuition amount.

If you are submitting a check, please print your child’s full name and class in the memo line and sign the check. Please do not write over the routing/account number or the check will be returned with a request to rewrite the check.

Children’s Division Class Guidelines
Serendipity (age 3.5-6)
Pre-Ballet (age 6-8)
Ballet (level 1 and up) Ballet 1a: age 8-9, Ballet 1b: age 9-11, Ballet 2 a/b: 11-14, Ballet 3 a/b: 12-15, Ballet 4/5: 14-18
Repertory (Ballet 4/5)
Composition 1 (age 7-10)
Modern Jazz 1/2 (age 8-12)
Modern Jazz 4/5 (age 13-18)
Inter-Generational Composition Class (mixed ages; Child-Adult)
This class offers students an opportunity to engage in the process of the creation of work, employing ballet and modern dance techniques as well as a sense of improvisation and deep critical thinking. Danspace Director and dNaga Artistic Director Claudine Naganuma leads the class.

Ballet Technique Requirement By Class Level:
Serendipity & Pre-Ballet: 1x/week
Ballet 1: 1x/week
Ballet 2: 2x/week
Ballet 3: 3x/week
Ballet 4/5: 3-4x/week

We expect to start the fall semester with in-person classes, following County health guidelines and regulations. 

Serendipity and Pre-Ballet classes have an option for in-person instruction (limited class size) or Virtua instruction.. There is no hybrid option for this age group.

Ballet 1 to Ballet 4/5 will meet in person for classes, we do not yet know if that will be in small pods or as a  full class. We will offer the option for virtual only participation if requested. The safety of the students is our priority and we will base instruction formats with County guidance and input from our families. 

You must be a registered student with Danspace to participate in any class, either on site or virtually.

Registration should be completed by providing Danspace with a Registration Form and tuition for the semester or full year of classes before the first day of class.

Refund Policy

During the school year you have 3 classes to decide if enrollment is suitable. If you decide not to return, you will pay only for the classes your child attended. After the third class, there are No Refunds. Email to request a refund.

Missed Classes

If you know you will be absent from a class, please email to let us know the date(s) you will be absent. Contact the front desk to schedule a make-up class during the semester in which the absence occurred. No make-ups will be scheduled during the final 3 weeks of the spring semester. Classes are not transferable. Three make-ups are permitted per semester.

Front Desk Hours

We are available by Email, If you would like to schedule a phone call or virtual meeting, email us to arrange a time to connect.

First day of Fall Semester: September 13, 2021 (Tuition is due by September 1, 2021) Last day of Fall Semester: February 5, 2022

First day of Spring Semester: February 7, 2022 (Tuition is due by January 10, 2022) Last day of Spring Semester: June 11, 2022

*** There is no break in classes between the fall and spring semesters. Students continue in their assigned class from September-June. ***

School holidays are posted on our website and you will receive an email each month with any vacation or holiday dates that result in class not being held.

Contact Danspace:
Phone: 510-420-0920
Address: 473 Hudson Street Oakland, 94618

Important Dates
Updated 1/9/2022


For school year 2021-2022

First day of Fall semester: Monday, September 13, 2021

Last day of Fall semester: Saturday, January 29, 2022

Fall Holidays (No Classes)

Monday, October 11
Columbus Day/Indigenous People’s Day

Monday, November 22 – Saturday, November 27
Thanksgiving Break

Monday, December 20 – Sunday, January 2
Winter Break

Classes resume Monday, January 3, 2022

Important Dates

First day of Spring semester: January 31, 2022

Last day of Spring semester: June 11, 2022

**Spring Tuition is due by January 10, 2022**

Spring Holidays (No Classes)

Monday, January 17
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, February 21,
President’s Day

Monday, April 4 – Saturday, April 9
Spring Break 

Easter is on Sunday April 17

Monday, May 30
Memorial Day

2022 Dance Party Week: Monday, June 6 – Saturday, June 11

Performance schedule will be sent out via email in the first week of May.

Dance parties are small class performances that take place in the studio for family and friends.

Summer Program 2022: Scheduled in June, July & August. We offer a dance workshop for Ballet 1 through 3 and a Performance Intensive for Ballet 3 through 5. Serendipity & Pre-Ballet may enroll in weekly classes scheduled for July & August. Registration opens February 2022

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