Studio 21 Dance Class Policies


All dance classes are a full year commitment beginning in September and ending in May. Tuition payments can be made monthly, every 3 months, or paid in full at the beginning of the dance season. Acceptable methods of payment include cash, check or credit card.

Credit Card Payments

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express

Missed Class

Please call Studio 21 and leave a message in the case of an absence. There will be no refunds issued for missed classes, however, make-up classes can be arranged (only 2 make-up classes allowed per year). It is the responsibility of the student and/or parent to discuss make-up classes with a Studio 21 staff member.

Vacations, Holidays and Weather Closings

Studio 21 follows the Swampscott Public School Calendar. If the Swampscott Public Schools are closed, Studio 21 will also be closed.

There will be 2 Snow Days allowed per class.  In the event there are more than 2 snow days, makeup classes will be scheduled.

Dance Bag

All dancers should carry a dance bag with them to hold dance shoes, dance clothing and any necessities they may need for class. All items in the dance bag should be clearly labeled with the dancer’s name.

Annual Dance Recital  –> Friday May 18th, 2018

At the end of the dance year, Studio 21 will hold an annual dance recital. Participation in the end of the year dance recital is not mandatory but strongly encouraged! Dancers participating in the recital are required to purchase the necessary costume(s).

Non-Refundable Deposit: $40/costume due in November

Costume Balance: TBD due in February

Studio Rental

Rental fee: $50/hour

Dance Attire

All students of Studio 21 receive 10% discount on all purchases at On Your Toes Dancewear located at 194 Newbury St. Rte. 1 South, Peabody, MA. Click here to visit their website.

Required dance attire is mandatory at all dance classes unless otherwise specified. If a dancer comes to class unprepared, he/she may be asked to leave. Please refer to the class list below for required dance attire.

Mommy & Me

Adult & Child — Comfortable clothing with bare feet (Optional – Ballet leotard/tights & ballet shoes)

Tiny 1 & 2

Any color ballet leotard with pink tights
Ballet skirt/tutu (optional)
Shoes: Pink Ballet, Black Tap


Black leotard with pink tights

Shoes: Pink Leather Split Sole Ballet

Hair must be pulled back away from face into a bun. NO EXCEPTIONS!


Leotard & tights or fitted dance top & dance shorts
Shoes: Tan Half Sole

Hair pulled back away from face


Leotard & tights or Dance shorts & fitted top.

Fitted dance legging/capri or shorts acceptable to wear over leotard/tights.

Shoes: Tan Jazz, Black Tap
*Hair pulled back away from face.

Company Jazz/Tap

Leotard & tights or Dance shorts & fitted top.
Shoes: Tan Jazz, Black Flex Tap Shoe
*Hair pulled back away from face.

Hip Hop

Comfortable clothing including dance pants, dance shorts or sweat pants with tank top or t-shirt
Absolutely NO jeans!
*Hair must be pulled back away from face
Shoes: Pastry Grid Dance Sneaker (Black)


Comfortable workout type clothing
Clean indoor sneakers