Policies

  • No refunds (except for documented medical or moving circumstances).
  • In the event that a student must withdraw from a class, CPAC must receive WRITTEN notice at cpac@cpac-dance.com.  The date of the email will serve as the official drop date from which tuition credits may be calculated.
  • Liability disclaimer: CPAC and the instructors are not liable for personal injuries, and/or loss of or damage to personal property.
  • Students are enrolled in the same class/classes for the entire year with the exception of Movement for Toddlers (enroll each semester).
  • Class changes will not be permitted after the first full week of classes.
  • No new students will be added to the Winter Semester classes with the exception of Movement for Toddlers (enroll each semester).
  • We do NOT automatically cancel classes when Columbia Public Schools are closed.  We will make our decision by 1:00pm on inclement weather days.
  • In the event that a teacher must miss class, every effort will be made to find a suitable substitute teacher. If a substitute teacher cannot be found, the class will be cancelled and rescheduled.
  • Proper dress code will be strictly enforced.  Girls in Movement, Dance I-III and all ballet classes wear black leotards, pink tights, and pink ballet shoes (Toddlers wear pink footless tights, black leotards and no shoes).  Dance I-III also require black patent Mary Jane style tap shoes.  Boys in Movement, Dance I-III, and all ballet classes wear black pants/shorts, white t-shirts and black ballet shoes.  Dance I-III classes also require black oxford style tap shoes.
  • Additional dress code information may be found on our Curriculum page.
  • Dancers MUST be toilet trained to be enrolled in classes with the exception of Movement for Toddlers.
  • Students arriving 10 minutes after class has begun will be considered absent.
  • CPAC reserves the right to refuse admittance in the case of an outstanding balance.