Indiana University

Ballet

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Please read all of the following instructions. Your email is your login. If you are not applying for financial aid, please complete the payment process with a credit card or check following the instructions on the application. If you ARE applying for Financial Aid, please see the instructions below.

Spring 2014 Online Registration: Click Here!

Fees
  • Non-Refundable Registration Fee: $15

  • (Optional) Financial Aid Application Fee: $10

Deadlines
  • Online Registration: January 20, 2014

  • Full Tuition: January 20, 2014

  • Financial Aid Paperwork: January 14, 2014

Forms

Please bring both the Safety & Media Release forms to the first day of class and turn in to the Pre-College Ballet Office (MAC 308). If you are applying for financial aid, follow the instructions on the form to turn it in.

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Placement Information:

Returning Students
All returning students from the Spring 2013 semester and the Summer 2013 classes, will receive an email by

New Students
All new Creative Movement students should register for the Creative Movement level that best suits their age range.  There is no need for new Creative Movement students to come to Open Placement Day.  For any questions regarding the best level of Creative Movement for your child, please contact Doricha Sales at dsales@indiana.edu.

All new students ages 7-8 with no prior ballet training should register for Ballet I.  There is no need for new Ballet I students to come to Open Placement Day.

All new students age 7 and above with prior ballet training should attend Open Placement Day on Friday, January 17. On this date, each parent and child will be told of their placement level.  Such students should register online by Saturday, January 18.

All new students age 8 and above with no prior ballet training should attend Open Placement Day on Friday, January 17.  On this date, each parent and child will be told of their placement level.  Such students should register online by Saturday, January 18.

Open Placement Day Information
Open Placement date:  Friday, January 17
Time:  5-6:30PM
Location:  Ballet Department; Musical Arts Center, Studio 309

Students should wear ballet attire: 
• Girls:  any color leotard, pink tights, ballet shoes
• Boys:  white fitted t-shirt, black leggings or thick black tights, white socks, ballet shoes

*If your child does not have ballet attire, please bring your child wearing clothing in which he/she can move freely.  Examples:  t-shirt (tucked-in), elastic-band shorts or fitted leggings (no jeans) and bare feet.  

Students will be evaluated in the ballet studio one by one.  After 5-10 minutes with the student, the Director will meet with the parent and child and discuss the child’s placement. 

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid may be awarded to families who have a total family income under $35,000.00 per year. 

International students may apply for a merit based scholarship, but are not eligible for financial aid. Only United States Citizens and Permanent Legal Residents may apply for Financial Aid. 

Step 1: Use the online registration procedure to create your student record.  Tuition payment is not required at this time. Pay only the registration fee and financial aid fee at this time. Upon completion of the $25 payment, go to Step 2.

Step 2:
For a Financial Aid application please Click Here

the following three items will be required with the Financial Aid Application.
• Completed Financial Aid Application
• Photocopies of Parent/Guardian’s most recent Federal Tax Form 1040
• Copies of W2s

Step 3:
Once the tuition waiver has been determined, families will be contacted by email and given further instruction. At this time, you will be able to return to the student’s record using the same user name and password, and pay remaining fees. If you have questions regarding your Financial Aid Application, please contact the Office of Pre–College and Summer Programs at musicsp@indiana.edu or call (812) 855-6025

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Merit Awards

Merit Awards are determined by the Director of the Pre-College Ballet Program several weeks prior to the start of each semester.  Most Merit Awards are granted to students in Ballet V - Ballet VII who have demonstrated outstanding progress and show great promise in ballet.  Attendance, progress, dedication, and a strong personal work ethic are also factors in determining Merit Awards.  Merit Awards are determined on a case-by-case basis.

There is no application for Merit Awards through the Pre-College Ballet Program.

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Forms

Please bring both the Safety & Media Release forms to the first day of class and turn in to the Pre-College Ballet Office (MAC 308).

Please Click Here for the Safety/Media Release form.

Safety Forms: DUE on the first day of class

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Refund Policy
  • All refunds are subject to a $35.00 processing & handling fee

  • Withdraw before 2nd class: Tuition refunded, minus $75.00

  • Withdraw before 3rd class: 75% refund

  • Withdraw after 3rd class: no refund

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