Q: 1. What classes do you offer?
A: We offer Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Theater, Acrobatics, Pointe, Lyrical and Pre-Dance.
Q: 2. How long are classes?
A: Classes are 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours. Hip hop, Theater, Acrobatics, and teen classes are 1 hour.
Q: 3. Can I register my child for any class?
A: We place students by age, experience and ability. Class placement is done at the discretion of the directors and teachers.
Q: 4. My child has already studied danced at another studio, Can I count her years in training so she can receive a five year award?
A: Our studio presents trophies to students who have been registered in classes at ATJ only. We do not honor previous years of training from other studios. We can order a generic trophy for your child which you can present to them.
Q: 5. What age can you start?
A: We have Pre-Dance and Tiny Tumbling programs for 3 to 4 year olds.
Q: 6. How long is your program?
A: Our session is a 36 week commitment. Our classes run from the Monday following Labor Day through the first or second week in June. Please understand attendance is extremely important for a developing dancer. Excessive absences are discouraged.
Q: 7. Do you have a recital?
A: Yes, our students will perform on the first or second Sunday in June at the Shubert Theater in New Haven. Parents receive important information by mail every 3 months. You can also visit our website for updates.
Q: 8. Do you have an observation window?
A: Yes, for Studio "A" only. Parents can observe classes as scheduled by the faculty.
We try to keep the students focus with as few distractions as possible.
Q: 9. Do you offer beginner classes for teens?
A: Yes, teens are placed in classes based upon experience and ability.
Q: 10. Do you have fundraisers?
A: No, ATJ does not require students to sell any, ads, candy, etc.
Q: 11. Do you offer family discounts?
A: Yes, tuition rates are based on the total hours of classes that are taken. For example, if one child taking 3 hour long classes, you pay the 3 hour rate. If you have 3 children who each take 1 hour, you pay the same three hour rate.
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