Frequently Asked Questions


How long are classes?

Movers & Shakers: 45 minutes long

All other classes: 1 hour long


What should my child wear?

Movers & Shakers: Leotard, tights or comfortable clothing, and ballet shoes

Combination Class: Leotard, tights, ballet shoes, tap shoes

Hip Hop: Leggings/yoga pants, fitted shirt, black hip hop sneakers

*Please note, pants for this class must cover the knee

Ballet: Leotard, pink tights, ballet shoes, and hair in a bun

Lyrical: Leotard, footless/convertible tights, leggings/yoga pants and tank tops are acceptable

Please note, for all classes hair MUST be UP! 


Where can I buy the required shoes?

We offer gently used dance shoes in our studio for only $10!

We also highly recommend Bloch shoes and tights as this is the brand we use when recital time comes around. There is a link below to Bloch’s website where you will see our shoe requirements as well as an option to purchase directly through them.

http://us.blochworld.com/quickcode/EYGDPY

If you prefer to purchase your shoes in a store, we recommend Dance Line located in Paoli, or Motions located in Drexel Hill.


What if I forgot my child’s shoes?

Forgot shoes? Don’t worry! We have some shoes available and would be happy to find you a pair to borrow for class!


When are the 3 payments due?

First Payment: At enrollment

Second Payment: November 2nd

Third Payment: February 8th

Please note: Costume &  1 ticket per dancer to the show is included in tuition


How can I get in contact with my child’s instructor?

For your convenience, all of our teachers have emails! Their emails are their first name@fromthetopdance.

(Ex: misskitty@fromthetopdance.com)


When is the studio closed?

Check out our 2018-2019 Calendar

October 31: Evening classes

November 21-25: Thanksgiving Break

December 22- January 1: Winter Break

February 18: Presidents’ Day

April 15-April 21: Spring Break