Dance Schedule Sept 2020 – December 2020

**Registration is closed**

We are offering a variety of in-person classes and based on demand, a few virtual opportunities may also be added. After-school classes will be held outside until late October/ early November; Evening classes will be held indoors at River Tree Arts. All classes will switch to virtual instruction if situations warrant. VIRTUAL OPTION: If you are interested in having your child take one of the below classes virtually, please email kym@rivertreearts.org

Session 1: Fall 2020 – December 2020
12 weeks  /  September 21 – December 18, 2020
Session 2: January 2021 – May 2021
Registration opens in November/December 2020
15 weeks  /  January 11 – May 7, 2021

By registering for a dance class, you are agreeing to follow all policies and procedures as stated in the River Tree Arts DANCE policies document.

**For updates on outside classes due to the weather, please check our DANCE UPDATES PAGE regularly**

MONDAY
3:15 – 3:45 30min ages 4-5 Ballet Dolly Outside FULL
4:00 – 4:45 45min Grades 1-2 Ballet/Lyrical Dolly Outside
5:00 – 5:45 45min Grades 3-5 Ballet/Lyrical Dolly Outside FULL
6:00-6:45 45min Middle School Ballet/Lyrical Dolly Dance Studio FULL
6:45-7:30 45min Middle School Contemporary Competition* Dolly Dance Studio FULL
*Students enrolled in this class need to also be taking a ballet/lyrical class for technique.
TUESDAY
3:15-4:00 45min Open Pod Class
(private group of 3-6)
Dolly Outside FULL
3:45-4:30 45min Middle School Jr Irish Step Competitive Angela Outside
4:15-4:45 30min ages 4-5 Hip-Hop Dolly Outside cancelled
4:45-5:30 45min Middle School Jr Hip-Hop Competitive Angela Outside FULL
5:00-5:45 45min Grades 7+ Modern/Contemporary/Choreography Dolly Gallery Studio
5:45-6:30 45min Middle School/High School Tap/Jazz Angela Dance Studio
6:45-7:30 45min High School Ballet Angela Dance Studio
WEDNESDAY
3:30-4:15 45min Grades 1-2 Hip-Hop Dolly Outside FULL
4:30-5:15 45min Grades 3-5 Hip-Hop Dolly Outside FULL
5:30-6:15 45min Grades 4-5 Mini Hip Hop Competitive Dolly Dance Studio FULL
7:15-8:00 45min High School Snr. Hip Hop Competitive Dolly Dance Studio
*Students enrolled in this class need to also be taking a ballet/lyrical class for technique.
THURSDAY
3:30-4:00 30min ages 4-6 Ballet Dolly Outside
3:45-4:30 45min Middle School Junior Competitive Hip Hop Angela Outside
4:15-5:00 45min Grades 2-4 Hip-Hop Dolly Outside
4:45-5:30 45min Grades 3-5 Hip-Hop Angela Dance Studio FULL
5:45-6:30 45min Grades 3-5 Irish Step Angela Dance Studio

 

Click here for our pricing sheet

(costumes are included in tuition fees)

 

 

PLEASE READ all policies and procedures listed here before registering for a class:

  • Outside classes will be held at Washington Hose Field, a short walk from RTA. 
  • In the event of rain, all outdoor classes will be held at RTA. 
  • At any time and for any reason, outside classes may move indoors but we hope to be able to stay outdoors, weather permitting until early November.

Session 1: Fall 2020 – December 2020
Registration opens in August 2020
12 weeks  /  September 21 – December 18, 2020
End of session performance (December 18-22) ; to be held before school breaks for vacation

 

PENDING
Session 2: January 2021 – May 2021
Registration opens in November 2020
15 weeks  /  January 11 – May 7, 2021
End of session performance (Tentative date : May 14-16)

 

PRIVATE LESSONS
Private lessons are available upon request if there is availability. Please email kym@rivertreearts.org for details.
Private lessons (paid in full rate for 10 weeks):
30min lesson = $28.50 per lesson ; $285 (10 weeks)
45min lesson = $42.00 per lesson ; $420 (10 weeks)
Semi-private (2 students) 45min ; $75.00 per lesson ; $750 (10 weeks)

 

Safety:

  • River Tree Arts is implementing many new policies and procedures in response to COVID-19. Please read River Tree Arts COVID-19 Protocols and Guidelines for Safely Reopening here
  • Classes will be smaller with a limited number of students to ensure that students are able to safely social distance.
  • Masks should be worn by everyone when entering and exiting the building, including caregivers and students.
  • Outside classes: Masks will only need to be worn when social distancing is not practical.
  • Indoor classes: Masks will be worn by instructors, class assistants, and students as required by the governor’s orders.
  • Classes will be staggered and additional time has been allocated to allow for cleaning in between each class. 
  • Each dancer will have their own designated, marked space, socially distanced from other students. 
  • Parents may no longer wait in the building for students. RTA staff, faculty and/ or class assistants will escort students outside after each class. 
  • Students are only allowed in the building at the time of their class. No early drop off/late pick ups.
  • Students and caregivers are asked to pre-screen with the Wellness Checklist before entering the building. Download the Wellness Checklist here.
  • Students or caregivers who are sick are asked to stay home until they are feeling better and only return once they meet the requirements of the Wellness Checklist.
  • Snacks will not be permitted in the building. Water bottles will be allowed (please arrive with filled water bottles). 
  • A newly completed and updated RTA consent form will be required before the first class. 

 

Tuition:

  • Full tuition payment is due at the time of registration. 
  • Registrations may not be held unless payment is received. 
  • Check payments : registration and securing a space will only be processed once we have received the check. 
  • Tuition fee includes a costume for each student.
  • Registrations are final. Due to limited spots, we cannot issue refunds if students decide to not continue after registering or during the session. Considerations will only be made if that class has a waiting list, and we are able to fill the spot.
  • Students who donated their reimbursement from the 2019/2020 session will receive a coupon code that they may use for online registrations.
  • No refunds, credits or reimbursements will be issued if classes need to switch to virtual instruction for any reason. 
  • Payment plans are available upon request, please email kym@rivertreearts.org for assistance.  

 

Outdoor classes:

  • Early afternoon classes will be held outside at the Washington Hose Field, located at 159 Port Rd, Kennebunk. It is a short walk from RTA. 
  • Parking is available at the field or RTA. 
  • At any time and for any reason, RTA may decide to move classes indoors.  
  • All outdoor classes will move indoors for the remainder of the session no later than November 5. 

 

Virtual classes:

  • If at any time we need to stop or pause in person instruction, all classes will automatically switch to virtual instruction (currently via ZOOM but subject to change) for as long as necessary.
  • No refunds/credits will be issued if classes switch to virtual instruction for any reason.  
  • Virtual lessons will also be used when in person lessons are not possible ie) a teacher gets sick, snow days, RTA makes a call to close for any reason. 
  • Virtual ZOOM classes will be held at the same time and day of regular classes unless otherwise noted. 

 

Costume:

  • Each dancer will receive a costume for the end of session performance. 
  • Costumes fees are included in tuition. 
  • At the discretion of the teachers, Angela & Dolly, they will decide on the type of costumes to be purchased based on the kind of performance we are able to do. 
  • Students receive one costume per class. 

 

Performance: 

It is our intention to hold an in person performance for dancers during the Holiday season to end off session 1. While we can not guarantee an in person or large group gathering as of right now, we will put together some kind celebration for students to enjoy. That could include but not be limited to: a live performance, a small group showcase or a recorded and shared video, one of which will be decided upon based on current events and circumstances.

 

To register for a class that has already started contact us
phone: 207.967.9120
email: info@rivertreearts.org

 

 

Photograph of our little dancers by Kelly Roy Photography


“The best part of dance class was getting to feel free”

“I love being able to take dance class and make new friends”

“Ms. Angela made class so fun and interesting”

“The environment is friendly and relaxed. My daughter has improved so much as each year passes – we are so happy”