Single Class Rate

$15-$20

 (depending on class type per student)

1 Hour BISI FITNESS Class

$10

 (adults Only)

10 Class Punch Card

$80

 (BISI FITNESS classes only - adults only)

Professional Single Class Rate

$8

(with proof of union/equity affiliation or professional company status)

Professional 10 Class Punch Card

$65

(with proof of union/equity affiliation or professional company status)




Private Lessons / 60 Min

$50

(starting single student rate - Private lessons vary with each instructor)

Private Lessons / 60 Min

$60

(per couple rate)


*Class
cards expire 3 months from date of purchase. 




Group Rates (10 or more students) 
Group rates and scheduling are available upon request. 
Please contact Artistic Director, Lynn Arevalo at 847. 363-6398 or e-mail info@bisi-dancer.com



Youth Class Descriptions
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Adult Class Descriptions

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IMPORTANT DATES & INFORMATION

• AUGUST 1st REGISTRATION STARTS! Dance discount of $25 off per student for the month of August only!
• 2016-17 Dance season starts September 6th, 2016
• Thanksgiving Break: Nov.22-27
• Holiday Break: Dec.20 - Jan.2 (2 weeks off)
• Spring Break: March 26 - April 2 (1 weekf off) 
• Recital photo shoot & TECH WEEK (mandatory): April 9-12th - Times TBA
• BISI Dance Recital: Thursday, April 13th & Friday, April14th 2017 - (2) Evening Performances 6:30-9pm
• BISI Jr Dance Company AUDITIONS  - Saturday, May, 20th 2017
• 2017-18 BISI Jr Dance Company Spring Dance Intensive Workshop - May 2017 - Date & times TBD
• MAY is DANCE APPRECIATION MONTH - Dance intensives & Theatre workshops with special guest artists! 
• Summer dance enrollment for classes & dance camps begin early May of 2017
• Summer Classes begin June 12th, 2017.

GENERAL POLICIES & PAYMENTS

• BISI reserves the right to cancel any class up to 48hrs prior, due to low enrollment. A minimum of 3 students is required for a class to run. A replacement class, wait list class, or a change of a class date/time may be added to our dance program no later than 48hrs prior. Instructors are subject to change at anytime. Parents/students will be notified of ANY changes or cancellations by phone or email.
• Students more than 10 minutes late (unexcused) will not be permitted to take class. Students may stay to observe class for that day.
• BISI reserves the right to cancel a class at any time due to extreme weather conditions, no make-up classes are provided for inclement weather. Parents/students will be directly notified.
• Payments may be made in cash, Visa, Discover, MasterCard, American Express or personal check. A form of identification may be requested with certain methods of payment.
• $30 fee will be charged for returned checks. Checks must have current phone number and address.
• Tuition payments can be made in full at time of registration or by installments. We offer (4) installments throughout the year by either check or credit card. 1st down payment is at time of registration - 2nd installment is due NOVEMBER 1st - 3rd installment is due by JANUARY 1st, 2016 and the last one is due by MARCH 1st of 2016. There will be a $10 late fee for all accounts that are 10 days past due.
• Food, drink (except water) and street shoes are not permitted on the studio dance floor at any time.
• BISI Chicago Dance Company reserves the right to remove a student from class due to disruptive behavior.
• BISI Chicago Dance Company students & Jr Company members perform in a yearly spring recital along with other stage productions throughout the year. Our Youth Jr Dance Company also performs and competes during the dance year season. Our main professional dance company performs throughout the Chicago land area for many concert & corporate event performances.

ADULT PROGRAM POLICIES

• Classes are open to ages 18 and up. 
• Students should wear proper dance attire & clothing that is comfortable and does not restrict movement. View below for proper dance attire.
• Appropriate shoes are required within each discipline. 
• Payment is due prior to the beginning of each class. No refunds are offered for classes, workshops/master classes or any “special” class offers.
• Class cards expire 3 months from date of purchase. No refunds, credits or extensions will be given. 
• Class cards cannot be shared or transferred. 

YOUTH PROGRAM POLICIES

• Classes are open to ages 3 to 17. 
• Students should wear proper dance attire & clothing that is comfortable and does not restrict movement. View below for proper dance attire.
• Appropriate shoes are required within each discipline. 

All students are placed according to level and previous training. During the first two weeks of classes, our Artistic Staff may suggest a different level of class. Ages listed are recommended and used as a guide, but not definitive. The BISI Chicago Dance Company & Artistic Staff appreciate advance notice of any necessary absences. If absences occur, students will be allowed (2) make up classes at or below their level. Please make arrangements directly with Artistic Director, Lynn Arevalo at lynn_arevalo@yahoo.com to make up missed classes.

BISI Chicago Dance Company LLC has a no refund policy

ATTIRE

Pre-Dance (MINIS) / Creative Movement 
Girls - Any solid color leotard, tights, pink ballet shoes and/or black jazz shoes
Boys - Comfortable clothing and black ballet shoes and/or black jazz shoes

Hip Hop & Tutting/Vogue & Street Funk Classes
Girls and Boys – Loose clothing that does not restrict movement (no jeans) with dance pants and clean dance sneakers

Ballet/Jazz Combination Class
Girls – Black leotard, pink tights, and pink ballet shoes- Shorts or capri length leggings may be worn over tights. Black or tan jazz shoes
Boys – White fitted tank top or t-shirt, black shorts or black dance pants, and black ballet shoes. Black or tan Jazz shoes

Ballet 
Girls - Black leotard, pink tights and pink ballet shoes (ballet skirt optional)
Boys – White fitted tank top or t-shirt, black shorts or black dance pants with black ballet shoes

Pointe
Girls - Black leotard, pink tights and pink pointe shoes (ballet skirt optional)
Boys – White fitted tank top or t-shirt, black shorts or black dance pants with black ballet shoes

Jazz/Contemporary
Girls- Black leotard or fitted tank top, shorts, or capri length leggings; tights optional. Black or tan Jazz shoes……Bare feet per teacher recommendation
Boys- White fitted tank top or t-shirt, black shorts or black dance pants with black or tan jazz shoes……Bare feet per teacher recommendation

Broadway Jazz
Girls- Black leotard or fitted tank top, shorts, or capri length leggings; tights optional. Black or tan character shoes/jazz shoes
Boys- White fitted tank top or t-shirt, black shorts or black dance pants with black or tan jazz shoes

Dance Technique / Choreography Classes
Girls- Black leotard or fitted tank top, shorts, or capri length leggings; tights optional. Pink ballet shoes and black or tan Jazz shoes……Bare feet per teacher recommendation
Boys- White fitted tank top or t-shirt, black shorts or black dance pants with black ballet shoes and black or tan jazz shoes……Bare feet per teacher recommendation

Modern
Girls - Tank top/leotard with dance pants/shorts; done in bare feet 
Boys - Solid color shirt with dance pants/short; done in bare feet

Leaps & Turns
Girls - Tank top/leotard with dance pants/shorts; black or tan jazz shoes
Boys - Solid color shirt with dance pants/short; black or tan jazz shoes

Musical Theatre
Girls & Boys – Comfortable attire that you can move freely in

Burlesque
Ladies – Fitted, comfortable dance attire with character shoes or comfortable heels with ankle support. Jazz shoes are optional

Ballroom
Ladies - Fitted, comfortable attire. Skirts are optional for the women and should wear comfortable heels with ankle strap for support
Men – Fitted, comfortable attire. Men should wear flat soled shoes. Gym shoes are not recommended

Samba Jazz
Ladies - Comfortable workout or dance wear is suggested. No special footwear is required for this class, (jazz shoes are optional) students can dance in bare feet.

Polynesian (Cultural)
Girls & Boys - Fitted, comfortable attire. Barefoot, no shoes or socks. Hawaiian hip leis will be available for students to use in class.

Belly Dance & Bollywood (Cultural)
Girls & Boys - Fitted, comfortable attire. Barefoot, no shoes or socks. Coin hip scarfs will be available for students to use in class.

YOGA
Girls - Tank top/leotard with dance pants/shorts; done in bare feet 
Boys - Solid color shirt with dance pants/short; done in bare feet

BISI Fitness
Ladies & Men – Comfortable work-out attire you can move freely in. Sneakers suggested

ALL CLASSES
No jewelry 
Hair neatly pulled back and away from face…..A bun is preferred for ALL ballet & pointe classes.