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ADULT Students: Please read & sign Waiver online before coming in to the studio.

Tuition Billing Children’s Classes

Please see the Kid’s rates page for all fees related to Kid’s classes, tuitions, performances, & billing dates.


All Registrants are required to sign Contemporary Ballet Dallas’ policies and Waiver forms in the parent portal before attending classes.


It is the responsibility of the parent and adult student to be aware of all school activities, such as viewing days, recitals, extra classes, and dates the school is open or closed and to provide a working email on file in your account.

Trial Class

Contemporary Ballet Dallas will allow students to drop-in to an additional class for a $35 drop-in fee and with prior approval from Contemporary Ballet Dallas personnel. Drop-ins will be approved only if an opening exists in a certain class and the athlete meets the prerequisites.

If you would like your child to Trial a class before enrolling into class/es for the season:

  •  Then fill out the TRIAL CLASS FORM here
  • If you would like to register for classes, please create an account and then you will receive an email with the Parent Portal link where you can sign in, select your child’s classes, and register!
  • Please note, Contemporary Ballet Dallas cannot hold season enrollment into any class for trial students.  If the class is full, then trials will not be allowed for that Day and time of the class and other options will be provided. If the class enrollment is full upon the Trial student wanting to enroll after Trialing a class, then other options will be provided. 

Dance Class Evaluations

While our younger aged classes are age based, levels Pre Level 1 and up require placement evaluations by Contemporary instructors.  This ensures that each dancer is placed in the appropriate level to maximize progression. When dancers are ready to train at the next level but a class at the next level is at capacity, the dancer will be trained on the next level’s skills in his/her current class. Once a class at the next level becomes available, that dancer may move to the next class. To schedule a dance technique evaluation, please email us at danceinfo@schoolofcbd.com or call the main line at 469-206-2816.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are available first to registered dancers of Contemporary Ballet Dallas (i.e. dancers who have paid Contemporary’s annual registration fee). Private lessons may be arranged with individual instructors. Private lesson availability and fees are at the discretion of individual instructors and subject to the studio’s schedule. All private lessons are limited to no more than two dancers with an instructor, and require an adult present. All private lesson instructor payments will be made directly to the instructor, and the studio fee is paid to the School.  Private lessons are booked through our front desk.  fill out Rental Request here.  Any payment not collected within one week of service is subject to charge on the registrant’s Contemporary Ballet Dallas account.

Studio Rentals

Studio Rentals are available. Inquire for available times here. Payment is due at time of booking and there is a 24 hour cancellation policy. Various accomodations can be provided depending on the needs of the renter. For example: in addition to studio space rental, we also have tables, chairs, TV’s, & laptops. Renters must follow the School’s policies outlined in the School’s Rental Agreement Terms.

Open Dance

Open Dance practices are Instructor supervised but dancer-led sessions. While instructors are available to informally instruct, Open Dance sessions are not structured classes.

Before or After Care of Students

The school is not responsible for providing before or after class care for students. Parents with students under the age of 5 yrs, are encouraged to remain in the lobby while their child attends class. Students are not to be left at the school for an excessive amount of time before or after class.


Parents, legal guardians of minor students and adult students waive the right to any legal action for any injury sustained on school property resulting from normal dance activity or any other activity conducted by the students before, during, or after class time on school property.

Photo Release

The school is hereby granted permission to take photographs or video of the students to use in brochures, web sites, social media, posters, advertisements, and other promotional materials the school creates. Permission is also hereby granted for the school to copyright such photographs in its name. If you have an issue with this, then email danceinfo@schoolofcbd.com.

Recital / Spring Performance

Levels 3-4 Years Ballet & Tap combo class and up are included in the Spring Concert performance.  If your child is unable to participate in the Spring Concert, please inform the School via email Danceinfo@schoolofcbd.com.  If you notify the School before October 1, then no Costume fee/s (charged Oct 1 & Nov 1) or Family Recital fee (charged April 1) will be charged.  If you notify us before April 1, then the Recital fee will not be charged to your account.   

Studio Blocking & Dress Rehearsal

All dancers must attend. These rehearsals are mandatory. Dress rehearsal allows all students to prepare for the performance, spacing on-stage, and quick changes (if applicable). Dates for Dress Rehearsal and Shows will be announced as soon as it is a confirmed booking.  Dress Rehearsal Schedule TBA in the Spring at least 4-6 weeks before the performances. Please check Master School Calendar for Dates.

Gift Card

Gift cards are valued for the cost purchased, and expire after 1 year from the date of purchase. Gift cards can be used towards any classes offered at Contemporary Ballet Dallas- children or adult, series and fitness classes, as well as merchandise in Contemporary’s Dance Store @ the front desk only.

Dress Code

Contemporary Ballet Dallas does have a dress code for classes.  Please see Dress code. To purchase items visit our Dance Store.

Dance Bags

All students should have their Dance shoes and belongings in a Dance Bag.  Students need to bring their dance bags into the dance studios with them–Please DO NOT leave them in the hallways!

Drop Off/ Pick Up of students

To ensure your children’s safety, please instruct your child to wait inside the studio for pick up after class and to never wait outside the studio.  Contemporary Staff will stand on the balcony and watch children, Level 4 and up walk down to their cars in between classes.  For all Students level 3 and under, please park and come up to the studio to pick up your child.  We will not allow young children to walk down to their cars alone.  Additionally, we do understand that things happen, so if you will be late picking up your children, please call the front desk at 214-821-2066.

Entering & Exiting the Studio

To ensure your safety and the safety of Students and Contemporary Staff, all parents and students are required to enter through the main front door across from the front desk, or the West Business door of the school, across from the middle staircase of the complex.  The EAST front door is to only be used for exiting the building–no entry.


The School reserves the right to cancel any class, refunds are made for class cancellations. Weather Closures do not constitute a make up class or refund.


The school reserves the right to provide a substitute teacher if the regularly scheduled teacher is ill or otherwise unable to teach classes. If a teacher is ill and the school cannot arrange a substitute, any missed classes will be made up.

Absences & Tardiness

The school reserves the right to have students who come late to class, sit out the class and observe. If a student is more than 10 minutes late to class, it is at the teacher’s descretion on whether they need to observe or join in class. Repeated lateness may result in termination of lessons. A minimum attendance level will be required. Students missing many or repeated lessons after January will not be able to participate in the year-end dance recital, festivals or other performances.

Make-Up Classes

Contemporary does offer make up classes during the season when dancers are not working on performance routines. Please contact dancinfo@schoolofcbd.com to schedule a make up class. Make up classes are only allowed if space permits in a class because of our close adherence to the dancer-to-teacher ratio and restrictions on the overall number of dancers permitted in the studio at once,

Drop Class         

If you wish to discontinue your class and not be charged the second installment, you must provide a drop request prior to the second installment billing date. The deadline for drop requests before each installment billing cycle are: October 1, January 1, March 1. 

Add/ Transfer Class

If you would like to Transfer your child from one class to another, or Add a class to your child’s schedule, please email danceinfo@schoolofcbd.com



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