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Parkside Academy of Music and Dance

33 W Roland Rd

Parkside, PA 19015

 

pamdmail@aol.com

Tel: 610-874-8080

Registration

Registration is now closed for the 2019-2020 season.

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CLASSES

PRE-ELEMENTARY

 

Dance with Mommy

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$165

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $495)

$470

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$55

This is a wonderful class for Mom’s and their 2 – 3 year olds. Together, you will experience the world of music and dance using props, creative movements, and simple dances. This class is not limited to just Mommy’s, as often Daddy’s, Grand Mom’s, or Grand Pop’s attend with their child.

45 minute class

Kinder Dance

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$165

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $495)

$470

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$55

Parkside Academy is well known for it’s fun-filled and educational Kinder Dance classes. At this level students age 3 – 5 (pre school and kindergarten) experience an introduction to ballet and tap. Students must be 3 by the start of classes. Kinderdance includes 30 minutes of tap and 30 minutes of basic ballet technique through fun songs and dances. The teacher introduces a variety of props to the students to add to their creative enjoyment and education. The children at this level learn much more than just the tap and ballet steps. They are learning to follow directions, their right from left, learning how to take turns and share. They are also learning coordination, poise, and good posture.

60 minute class

 

ELEMENTARY

Elementary 1

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$165

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $495)

$470

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$55

This level is for students age 6 – 7 in the first and second grades. Elementary 1 is a more challenging course. It is one hour in duration with 30 minutes for tap and 30 minutes for ballet instruction. The Elementary 1 syllabus includes more complicated tap steps and ballet technique. The class will also incorporate the use of props as well as creative movement.

60 minute class

Elementary 2

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$210

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $630)

$598

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$70

This level is for students ages 8 – 9 in the 3rd and 4th grades. At this level the class is one and a half hours. The class is lengthened to allow for the introduction of jazz. Students will also continue their development in ballet and tap. The syllabus includes 30 minutes of ballet, 30 minutes of tap and 30 minutes of jazz. The staff at Parkside Academy are very careful to choose music and movements that are appropriate for the young child.

90 minute class

Elementary 3

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$270

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $810)

$770

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$90

This class is for children ages 10 – 11 in the 5th and 6th grades. At this level the students attend a 2 hour class each week. This class includes an hour of ballet, 30 minutes of tap, and 30 minutes of jazz. The syllabus at this level includes the mastery of all Elementary ballet, tap and jazz steps and prepares the students for our next ballet levels where the children begin to study Pointe.

120 minute class

Intro to Modern

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$135

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $405)

$385

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$45

Description coming soon.

45 minute class

Hip Hop 1

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$135

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $405)

$385

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$45

Hip Hop 1 is an entry-level hip hop class for grades 1-4. Various styles will be introduced in a fun and energetic setting. All music is carefully monitored for appropriateness.

45 minute class

Irish 1

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$135

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $405)

$385

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$45

This class teaches basic Irish steps and Ceili group dances to fun and lively Irish music. There are 2 levels and children are placed in the appropriate level based on their experience. Each class meets once a week for 45 minutes. Each class will perform one dance and be in the Finale of one of the June matinee recitals. Students may also participate in our special Father/Daughter dance as part of the recital.

45 minute class

UPPER LEVELS

Ballet 1

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$195

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $585)

$555

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$65

Ballet 1 is an entry-level ballet class. Level 1 – 3 Ballet students are required to attend a minimum of 2 ballet classes a week. Pointe is introduced.

75 minute class

Ballet 2

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$195

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $585)

$555

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$65

Ballet 2 is an intermediate ballet class. Level 1 – 3 Ballet students are required to attend a minimum of 2 ballet classes a week. Pointe is included.

75 minute class

Ballet 3

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$195

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $585)

$555

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$65

Ballet 3 is an advanced ballet class. Level 1 – 3 Ballet students are required to attend a minimum of 2 ballet classes a week. Pointe is included.

75 minute class

Tap 1

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$135

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $405)

$385

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$45

Tap 1 is an entry-level tap class. Students will study a variety of styles including Broadway and Rhythm Tap.

45 minute class

Tap 2

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$135

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $405)

$385

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$45

Tap 2 is an intermediate tap class. Students will study a variety of styles including Broadway and Rhythm Tap.

45 minute class

Tap 3

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$165

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $495)

$470

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$55

Tap 3 is an advanced tap class. Students will study a variety of styles including Broadway and Rhythm Tap.

60 minute class

Modern 1

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$135

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $405)

$385

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$45

Modern 1 is an entry-level modern class. Students study a wide variety of movements and styles including lyrical and contemporary.

45 minute class

Modern 2

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$135

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $405)

$385

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$45

Modern 2 is an intermediate modern class. Students study a wide variety of movements and styles including lyrical and contemporary.

45 minute class

Modern 3

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$135

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $405)

$385

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$45

Modern 3 is an advanced modern class. Students study a wide variety of movements and styles including lyrical and contemporary.

45 minute class

Hip Hop 2

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$135

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $405)

$385

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$45

Hip Hop 2 is an intermediate hip hop class for grades 5-8. Various styles will be introduced in a fun and energetic setting. All music is carefully monitored for appropriateness.

45 minute class

Hip Hop 3

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$135

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $405)

$385

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$45

Hip Hop 3 is an advanced hip hop class for grades 9-12. Various styles will be introduced in a fun and energetic setting. All music is carefully monitored for appropriateness.

45 minute class

Jazz 1

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$135

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $405)

$385

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$45

Jazz 1 is an entry-level Jazz class. Students study a variety of different jazz styles from Broadway to Hip-Hop.

45 minute class

Jazz 2

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$135

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $405)

$385

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$45

Jazz 2 is an intermediate Jazz class. Students study a variety of different jazz styles from Broadway to Hip-Hop.

45 minute class

Jazz 3

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$135

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $405)

$385

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$45

Jazz 3 is an advanced Jazz class. Students study a variety of different jazz styles from Broadway to Hip-Hop.

45 minute class

Irish 2

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$135

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $405)

$385

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$45

This class teaches basic Irish steps and Ceili group dances to fun and lively Irish music. There are 2 levels and children are placed in the appropriate level based on their experience. Each class meets once a week for 45 minutes. Each class will perform one dance and be in the Finale of one of the June matinee recitals. Students may also participate in our special Father/Daughter dance as part of the recital.

45 minute class

Teacher's Course

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$120

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $360)

$342

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$40

Students who are interested in teaching dance and are in the 9th grade or above may take the Dance Teacher’s Course. This course was designed by Miss Pamela and Miss Laura and is an excellent learning experience for the student. It is a 3 year course that includes one lecture class and assisting in each level of dance from Kinderdance through Level 1 during the three years. The student teacher is given the opportunity to teach by themselves and choreograph many dances for the classes.

30 minute class

 

ADULT CLASSES

 

Adult Tap

3 Payment Plan

Three equal payments

$470

SAVE

5%

Pay in Full

(Normally $405)

$385

9 Payment Plan

Nine equal payments

$45

Students should wear a solid color leotard or shirt, black shorts or dance pants, and black oxford tap shoes. Each class will perform a dance in the June evening recital. Participation in the June recital is optional and will be discussed in class in November.

45 minute class

TUITION + FEES

GENERAL POLICIES

Tuition is based on the entire season of 34 weeks. There is no tuition credit or refund for classes missed. Exceptions are moving away or severe injury or illness. Make-up classes may be taken within six weeks in another class of equal ability. Piano/Voice students must give at least 24 hours notice of absence to receive a make-up lesson (max. of 3 make-ups per student). If you pay in cash, please enclose the cash in an envelope and write your name, class time and amount on the envelope. A twenty dollar ($20) fee will be charged for returned checks. Make checks payable to P.A.M.D. Also, Parkside Academy now accepts Credit and Debit card transactions!

All payments are subject to $5.00 LATE FEE. A $20 charge will be assessed for a returned check of insufficient funds.

Tuition payments should be given to an instructor or office secretary and must be brought to the lesson closest to the first of the month or the payment may be mailed to the Academy. Payment may be made in cash or check. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE MONTHLY BILLS, so please mark your calendars accordingly. You may also pay your tuition online here. STUDENTS MAY NOT BE PERMITTED TO PARTICIPATE IN CLASS IF TUITION IF OVER 2 MONTHS PAST DUE.

Tuition Payments not received may be subject to Collection and students will not be permitted to re-enroll until all tuition is received from the previous year.

Payment Plans

Pay in Full

Save 5%! Full payment is due by October 1st (or the first class in October) and an additional 5% discount will be applied. Only in this case will a partial tuition be refunded due to an extended illness, injury, or relocation of family.

3 Payment Plan

First payment due at or before the first class in September, second payment is due first week of November, third payment is due first week of March.

9 Payment Plan

First payment due at or before the first class in September. The following eight payments are due at the beginning of each month through May. This is a monthly payment plan.

Registration Fee

A registration fee of $30.00 is charged per family after the last week of class in June. Currently enrolled students may pre-register for 2015 before the Recital for $25 per family. Registration fee is not refundable. There are discounts in 5% increments for multiple classes and additional students in a family. The schedule indicates the tuition for the 9 payment plan under each class as well as the instructor. Our school year is from the second week of September to the first week of June (34 weeks).

Costume Deposits

A deposit of $40-$60 per costume will be required before the winter Break. Balance will be due the first week of class in January. RECITAL COSTUMES WILL NOT BE ORDERED FOR YOUR CHILD UNLESS A DEPOSIT HAS BEEN RECEIVED.

 
Discounts
  • Lessons paid in full by Oct. 1st receive 5% off.  All discounts below are of a 5% increment.

  • Multi-lessons – If a student takes more than one lesson per week, progressive discounts are applied to each additional lesson.*

  • Multi-student – Families enrolling more than 1 student receive progressive discounts for each additional student.*

  • RECEIVE $10 for every student you recommend to P.A.M.D. who enrolls for the entire season. You will receive a cash bonus in May.

   *DISCOUNTS APPLY TO DANCE LESSONS & DON’T APPLY TO PRIVATE LESSONS.