Mini Program Information

Conservatory Minis

Dancers in the 2nd - 5th Grade


Amortized over 10 months: $267.50 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 three competitions with conventions, competition fees for one local competition, critique, end of year concert, director, and manager fees.

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

Additional Mandatory Information
Classes - Choreography - Fees - Etc

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at the Draper studio
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 pm
*There are 2 mandatory meetings during the dance year.

  • Cost: $355 - paid by check at auditions
  • Date: Thursday, August 8 - Saturday, August 10 2024
  • Time: TBA
  • Cost: $116.25 - charged August 1, 2024
  • Dates: Four weeks: weeks of June 17, July 29, August 12 and August 19
  • 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 Wednesday, May 1, 2024

  • Mandatory team photos with Samantha Little Photography
  • June 19 & 20, 2024
  • All team members are required to attend group photos and purchase a group photo
  • Optional individual dance photography sessions will be offered
  • Conservatory dancers may register for fall classes during Program Registration between Friday, May 24 and Wednesday, May 29, 2024
  • The fall schedule, including the days/times of required technical classes, will be distributed at the Mandatory Parent Information Meeting on Wednesday, May 1, 2024.
  • A $35 non-refundable membership fee is applied on May 23, 2024 to all returning UDA students.
  • The cost of the monthly tuition is figured by using the UDA Competitive Tuition Scale
  • Weekly Conservatory Mini class requirements:
    • Two – 1.5 hour ballet technique classes
    • One – 1.5 hour jazz technique class
    • One - 1 hour turns and leaps class
    • One – 1 hour tap class
    • One - 45 minute hip hop class
    • Two – 1 hour Conservatory Mini team rehearsals
  • This equates to 9.25 minimum hours per week for Conservatory Minis, which is $286.75 in monthly tuition from September – May.
  • June is a ½ month and paid as a non-refundable deposit upon registering for Fall 2024 – Spring 2025 classes.
  • Monthly tuition is due on the first business day of each month, along with the Conservatory Monthly Program Fee
  • Turns and Leaps Intensive (3rd jazz technique class)
  • Stretch class
  • Acro/Tumbling
  • Dates: August, September, October, November - TBA
  • Competition choreography will be taught during these four months
  • Time: TBA
  • Billed separately from program fees.
    • Cost: $175-$300 total for 2 routines
    • Split in 5 charges between August, September, October, November, and December
  • 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 class participation is mandatory, and all accounts will be charged regardless of dancer's attendance.

National Competition: June 28 - July 3, 2025 in Las Vegas, NV

  • Required for all dancers on a Conservatory Mini, Junior, Teen or Senior team
  • Separate payment schedule will divide payments over several months
  • More details to follow
  • "Starry Night" Performance Fee: $120 - 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 Warm Up Collection: 3 Options - Due July 1st *if new to program * *every three years a new style of travel wear is purchased - this is year #3
  • UDA Travel Bags: 3 options - Due July 1st *if new to UDA Competitive program
  • UDA Competition Makeup and Earrings: $70-80 - Due November 1st *if new to program
  • Shoes and Tights: Purchased on your own
  • Chuthis. Perspectives: Required convention not included in program fees
    • Date: TBA
    • Cost: $175-$195

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