Important Dates and Policies


Classes Begin:  September 9

Halloween:  October 31

Thanksgiving Recess:  November 27 – December 1

Winter Recess: December 22-January 3

Presidents’ Day Recess:  February 14-February 17

Dark Night: April 1

Ballet Performance:  April 4 (tech rehearsal April 2, dress rehearsal April 3)

Spring Recess:  April 5-April 13

Recital Performance:  May 9 (dress rehearsal May 8)

Memorial Day Recess:  May 22-May 25

Last Day of Classes:  June 13

In the event of inclement weather, please call the studio or check the studio Facebook page or website at for closing information.  Please mark your calendar with these important dates.  This information is also listed on the studio website.

Please read all correspondence that is sent home via email or on paper.  The majority of the questions asked are answered in this material.  Most things will be emailed in an effort to conserve resources.

Participation in our annual ballet and recital is optional, though usually all students participate.  Costume payments are non-refundable once orders are placed.  A placed costume order is taken as your commitment to participate in the ballet/recital and classes through the end of the year.

The studio opens 15 minutes before the first class and closes after the end of the last class. If you drop off and pick up, please be timely out of consideration for our staff.  Siblings may not be left unattended in waiting areas.

Tuition payments and all paperwork needs to be handed into the office and not given to instructors.

Cell phones are to be left in the waiting room, in your bag, during class.

Contacting of teachers outside of class is prohibited.  All questions or communications care of HRPAC instructors must go through the office.

Students are required to follow Student Dress Code.

If there is a matter you would like to discuss, please call the studio at (845)896-1888 or email at  ALL communication for studio business needs to be handled in this manner.  Please do not use other forms of communication, including using personal phone numbers, texts, or messaging on personal Facebook pages.  Thank you for your understanding.

In case of inclement weather, call the office at 845-896-1888 for information.  Information will also be posted here on the Notice Board, and on our Facebook page.

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