Frequently Asked Questions

Depending on the dance genre, students can start as early as 4.5 years old.

Creative Dance: age 4.5
Ballet: age 5
Modern: age 7
Tap: age 7
Musical Theater: age 10

No, it is a year round program from August through June, but space permitting, dancers can get an assessment year round for placement.

It depends on the genre of dance and the respective class’ capacity. Generally, we allow students to audition, but acceptance is dependent upon the chair’s evaluation. For more information, email dance@colburnschool.edu.

No, due to the rigorous physical demands of dance, we have a 37-week program with shorter breaks. You can find our calendar on the Student Resources page.

Yes. Contact Gavin Kelley at gkelley@colburnschool.edu for more information.

Yes. There is a $40 fee for activating a payment plan and payments are made on the 15th of each month from the date of registration until March.

The Intermediate/Advanced Ballet and Modern levels perform in a Winter Dance Concert and a Spring Dance Concert. Younger levels perform only in the Spring.

Advanced Tap and Musical Theater students perform in a Winter and Spring concert, while younger levels perform only in the Spring.

Yes. See our summer offerings here. Class offerings are subject to change.