Mini Program Information

Conservatory Minis

Dancers in the 2nd - 5th Grade

*Dancers who are currently in the 1st-4th grade must attend the Conservatory Mini audition.

YEARLY PROGRAM FEE: $2100 - $2400

Amortized over 10 months: $210 - $240 monthly from July – April
*due on the 1st business day of the month, along with UDA tuition

The Monthly Conservatory Program Fee covers three weekend conventions, two costumes, competition fees for 4 competitions, critique, director, and manager fees.

The Monthly Conservatory Program Fee does not cover tuition, summer intensive, team photos, team warmups, travel bag, choreography, Epic Dance Weekend, makeup, earrings, shoes and tights needed for competition.

Additional Mandatory Information
Classes - Choreography - Fees - Etc

  • Cost: $350 - paid by check at auditions
  • Date: Thursday, August 13 - Saturday, August 15, 2020
  • Time: TBA
  • Cost: $127.50 - charged August 1, 2020
  • Dates: Weeks of August 3, August 17 and August 24
  • Required Classes: 3 ballet and 2 jazz technique each week (5 hours per week)

*The summer technique class schedule will be available at the Parent Information Meeting on Thursday, June 18, 2020

  • Pricing & Dates given at team meetings in the summer – photo shoot to be held in September
  • All team members are required to attend group photos and purchase the group photo
  • Optional individual dance photography sessions will be offered
  • Conservatory dancers may register for fall classes during Priority Registration on Monday, July 6, 2020 and Tuesday, July 7, 2020
  • The fall schedule, including the days/times of required technical classes, will be distributed at the Mandatory Parent Information Meeting on Thursday, June 18th, 2020
  • A $30 non-refundable registration fee is applied to all returning UDA students who enroll in technical classes. A $40 non-refundable registration fee is applied to all new students to UDA.
  • The cost of the monthly tuition is figured by using the UDA Competitive Tuition Scale
  • Weekly Conservatory Mini class requirements:
    • Two – 1 hour ballet technique classes
    • One – 1.5 hour ballet technique classes
    • One – 1.5 hour jazz technique class
    • One - 1.5 hour turns and leaps class
    • One – 1 hour acro/tumbling class
    • One - 1 hour hip hop class
    • Two – 1 hour Conservatory Mini team rehearsals
  • This equates to 10.5 minimum hours per week for Conservatory Minis, which is $315.00 in monthly tuition from September – December.
  • Due to competition season, the 1.5 hour jazz technique class will only take place 16 Saturdays from September - May. Because of this, tuition will be decreased from January-May reflecting 9 hours per week at a rate of $270 per month.
  • June is a ½ month and paid as a non-refundable deposit upon registering for fall 2020 – spring 2021 classes.
  • Monthly tuition is due on the first business day of each month, along with the Conservatory Monthly Program Fee
  • Dates: August, September, October, November - TBA
  • Time: TBA
  • Billed separately from program fees.
    • Cost: $110-$150 total for 2 routines
    • Split in 4 charges between August, September, October, and November
  • Competition choreography will be taught during these four months
  • UDA Conservatory dancers are required to attend master classes throughout the year
  • Class cost is determined by the master class teacher – typically $35-$45 per dancer
  • Master classes are not included in the Conservatory program fees
  • Accounts will be charged in the rears for master classes - the month following the class
  • Master classes are mandatory, and all accounts will be charged
  • "Starry Night" Performance Fee: $100 - charged with October tuition. *this fee provides four tickets to the Conservatory year-end concert, including HD files of all UDA end-of-year performances
  • Contingency Fund: $150 - the contingency fee is collected in two payments: $75 due July 1st and $75 due August 1st. *the contingency fund covers any unexpected costs related to your dancer’s program. Money not used during the year will be credited back to your UDA account on May 1st.
  • UDA Company Jacket and Pants: $165 - Due July 1st *if new to program *every three years a new style of travel wear is purchased - this is year #2
  • UDA Travel Bag: $85 - Due July 1st *if new to program
  • UDA Competition Makeup and Earrings: $70-80 - Due November 1st *if new to program
  • Shoes and Tights: Purchased on your own
  • Epic Conventions: Required fall convention not included in program fees – September 25-26, 2020: $230 if paid by check; $244 if paid by credit card *due with September tuition

Please Apprise Yourself Of The Following Information