• MONTHLY Tuition

    45 minutes


    1 hour


    1.5 hours


    2 hours


    2.5 hours


    3 hours


    4 hours


    5 hours


    6 hours


    7 hours


    8 hours


    Each additional class
























    Tuition Scale is based on your account being signed up for autodraft.  Please see below for our policies.


    Southern Ballet Theatre Tuition Scale


    Pre Pro Company $320.00

         Includes 3 ballet classes, 1 jazz, 1 modern, 1 hip hop or tap, and Saturday Company Class

    Junior Company $320.00

         Includes 3 ballet classes, 1 jazz, 1 modern, 1 hip hop or tap, and Saturday Company Class

    Apprentice Company $275.00

         Includes 2 ballet classes, 1 jazz, 1 hip hop or tap, and Saturday Company Class

    Demi Apprentice $150.00

         Includes 2 ballet classes

    Each additional class $30.00


    Private lessons must be approved through the front office

  • ONE Time Fees

    Registration Fee


    Costume Deposit


    Costume Balance


    Recital Fee

    Time of Registration


    Due September 16, 2017


    Due December 16, 2017


    Due March 17, 2018

    $60.00 for first family member

    $40.00 for each additional family member



    R​emaining balance


    $60.00 for first family member

    $40.00 for each additional family member

  • ADULT Fitness Classes

    Tuition Rates

    $115.00 for UNLIMITED classes a month

    $60.00 a month for ONE class a week (must take the same class every week for a one month period. You may change the class taken each month)


    $30.00 Registration Fee


    5% discount given for families enrolled in our Dance Education Program




  • SPAA Policies


    Here at Southern Performing Arts Academy we are passionate about dance! Our staff is committed to quality instruction and promise to give your dancer a well rounded dance education! We believe in preparing a dancer for any career even if it is not in dance. Being a part of dance teaches dedication, perseverance, positive self-image, discipline, team work and passion (to name a few) that is important for any career!



    Before lacing up those dance shoes, it’s important that all students and/or parents – whether returning or new – have an online account with The Studio Director. You can register in person, over the phone, or from the convenience of your couch at


    •  ALL fees (Registration, Tuition, Costume Deposit and Balance, and Recital Fee) are on AUTODRAFT with the credit/ debit card you have saved in your Studio Director profile. You may change this credit/debit card monthly if you need to. We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and AMEX.
    • Tuition is charged on the 3rd of every month. A $15 late fee will be added on the 10th if your card is declined on the 3rd.
    • If you choose to pay by check for any of your payments, you will be charged a Processing Fee of $15 for each payment. Returned checks will incur a $15 fee.
    • Tuition is not prorated for absences, cancelled classes, holidays or partial months. Tuition is based on 9.5 months (August-May).


    | FEES |

    Registration Fee- $60 for the first student, $40 for each additional student

    Monthly Tuition- See page 1 for Tuition Rates. A 5% discount is given to additional siblings on the same account. A 5% discount is given to accounts paying all 9.5 months of tuition by September 16, 2017.

    Costume Deposit- $75 per costume per class due by September 16, 2017. If Costume Deposits are not received by September 18, 2017 a $15 late fee will be added per costume.

    Costume Balances- are due by December 16, 2017. If Costume Balances are not received by December 18, 2017 a late fee of $15 per costume will be added.

    Recital Fee- $60 for the first dancer and $40 for each additional dancer due by March 17, 2018. See “Recital Information” below for ticketing information. Recital Fee pays for our professional theatre rent, technical staff and other recital costs.



    By now you have probably noticed that we are BIG on communication here at SPAA. It is our promise to attend to all inquires within 24-48 hours during our business hours.

    Office Number: 678.682.9238




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    Registration and Pay:


    For convenience, our primary form of communication is via email. You will receive regular reminders and newsletters so please ensure that our email address is in your contact list!


    | SAFETY |

    - Please watch your children at all times

    - No tapping on viewing windows

    - No jumping, standing, or moving the furniture

    - Please eat your meals in the kitchen; light snacks/drinks with lids are okay in the lobby

    - Throw away all trash

    - Empty studios are not playrooms



    Important Dates will be emailed and available on our website!



    If you would like to withdraw from the studio, a withdraw form is available at the front desk. No withdrawals will be taken via email or over the phone. Upon withdrawing from the studio, you will owe a Withdraw Fee that is equal to one month’s tuition on the day of your withdraw in order to cancel your contract with SPAA. Once you withdraw your dancer, they may not attend any further classes.



    2018 Recital Date: Monday June 4, 2018 at the Infinite Energy Center. The studio will be split into TWO casts and your dancer will be casted  in either or both the 5:00 and 7:30 performance. There will also be Dress Rehearsal that day as well.


    With your paid Recital Fee, you will receive 2 tickets per student to the Recital. If your dancer is in more than one cast, you will receive 2 to each show. Each additional ticket will be $10 and available for purchase at the Infinite Energy Center Box Office.


    Recital Prep Week will happen in April during your dancer’s class time and it is very important that one family member attends. You receive information and forms on ticketing, rehearsals, make up, tights and costumes!



    I hereby authorize Southern Performing Arts Academy to charge my credit card for all services and products related to my family's enrollment in classes and activities at the Southern Performing Arts Academy, including but not limited to tuition, registration, costumes, recital fees, accessories, etc. If Annual tuition is submitted via monthly installments I understand that my credit or debit card will continue to be charged on the monthly, session or periodic basis unless I notify the front desk by turning in a withdrawal form at Southern Performing Arts Academy. I understand that it will not be sufficient notice to merely tell an instructor or supervisor of our intent to discontinue, nor send e-mail. I have read this entire agreement and understand that I will be held fully responsible for its terms and conditions of service. I understand that once the monthly installments for my annual tuition have occurred there will be no refund given if I decide to discontinue. I agree to notify Southern Performing Arts Academy, immediately of any change in the status of my charge account including but not limited to card expiration, name change, limitation of use, loss or theft of the card, etc. In the event that the amount charged is refused for whatever reason, I accept responsibility for full payment for the amount charged as well as the late fee of $15.00.



    You may purchase your leotards, tights, ballet, tap, and jazz shoes from us or from a recognized dancewear shop. Off brand shoes are not acceptable. It is very important for student’s shoes to fit properly. All students should wear something over their dance clothes coming and leaving the studio. Students must never wear any type of dance shoe outside the studio!


    BALLET STUDENTS are required to wear a leotard, pink tights and pink ballet shoes. The color of leotard is determined by class:

    • Ballet I – Ballet III: Royal Blue
    • Pre Pointe and Demi-Apprentice: Black

    Hair must be pulled back away from face and up in a ponytail or bun. Pointe students must wear hair in bun.


    COMBINATION STUDENTS are required to wear appropriate ballet attire with black patent leather tap shoes or tan jazz shoes.

    • 2-year-old, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6 Combo: Pink Leotard

    Hair must be pulled back away from face and up in a ponytail.


    JAZZ STUDENTS may wear any color leotard with jazz pants or shorts with tan leather split sole jazz shoes.


    TAP STUDENTS are required to wear appropriate dancewear with black leather laced tap shoes. Please ask teacher which type of tap shoes are appropriate for the level of tap your student is enrolled in. NO SPLIT SOLE TAP SHOES.


    MODERN CLASSES may wear any color leotard with jazz pants or shorts with footless tights.


    HIP HOP CLASSES are required to wear athletic clothing and clean sneakers with good support. No loose fitting shorts.


    MALE STUDENTS should check with their teacher for required dance attire.



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