Dance Policies

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Enrollment in the dance programs

We offer both short courses and a full dance season at Collierville Arts Academy. Our short courses vary in length and our dance season runs from August through May.  Our sumer session runs from June thru July. 

Class Placement & Registration

It is our pleasure to help you select the correct class schedule for your child or yourself.  Please call our front office for assistance or make an appointment to come and visit our facility.  

If you would like, you may complete the entire registration process through our online registration system.  It is easy to understand and calculates multi-child discounts and multiple class discounts for you!  

We place students into classes based upon several factors including age, experience, etc.  You may view our online class schedules (including ages, experience levels, etc.) once you have created an account with us.   We offer classes for caregivers with infants all the way through adults, so we have something for most everyone who loves to dance.


Dance Student Handbook & Policies

Our Collierville Arts Academy Handbook covers most all of your questions regarding the policies of our dance program.  You may see this handbook online once you have created your Parent Portal Account with us online.


Tuition & Length of Classes

Our dance short courses have a basic course fee which you can see once you have created your online account with us.  Short Courses do not have a registration fee.

In our regular dance program season tuition rates can vary depending upon several factors: age, level, and class frequency.   We also offer very generous discounts for multiple classes, and multiple family members.  Our annual registration fee for our dance season is $30 for the first student or $50 for family registration.

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If you enroll for the dance season, you are enrolling for the entire season and our tuition rates are based upon the season which runs from August through May.  Tuition may be paid using one of several methods: the term in full, in two payments or through a monthly installment plan.  Paying for the entire season in full qualifies for a special 5% prepay discount.  Our basic monthly installment rates begin around $65 per month and our unlimited class dance plan is capped at $250 per month.  Please call our front office for any specific questions you may have regarding tuition at 901-861-7001.

Want to view our class schedules & fees?

We have many options available on our schedule of classes. To view our complete offerings you may create a free online account with us and have access to our schedules, fees and our boutique for shopping. 

Click here to create your free account.

Performances & Additional Opportunities


Class Observation - You may observe your child’s class from the observation windows provided in our lobby at any time.   Parent’s Observation Week is held once in the fall and in the spring. 

Annual Student Showcase Our Annual Students Showcase is held at the end of the dance season in May at the Harrell Performing Arts Theatre in Collierville, TN. The Student Showcase performance is an hour and a forty-five in length and includes a brief intermission.  The Showcase fee is $55 per student and includes the costs of four reserved seat tickets, rehearsal and production expenses for each student.  Costume fees range from $55 to $75.  Our advanced level students often rent costumes from CAA and resue costumes to help defray costume fees.  

Master Class Teachers - We bring some of the biggest Broadway performers and top quality master instructors for classes in ballet, tap, jazz, and more.  These master classes are open to students beginning as young as age 8 through adults.  

Demonstration & Local Events  During the season our dancers are invited to participate in local demonstrations, special events, and charitable fundraisers.  You will often find Collierville Arts Academy supporting local schools, auctions, festivals and more.  Contact our front office at 901-861-7001 if you have an event would like more information on how Collierville Arts Academy can partner with your business or organization.

The Nutcracker  Collierville Arts Academy students have the opportunity to audition for roles in the full-length production of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker.

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