Frequently Asked Questions

What is your tuition policy?

Tuition is due during the first week of the month. Payment can be made by cash, check, or credit card. We currently have a late fee policy for payment that is received after the first week of classes within the month. Discounts are available for tuition through referrals.

Is there a discount for more than one class per dancer/family?

Yes, there is a discount provided for dancers that take more than one class and to families with multiple classes.

Can I watch my dancer as he/she takes a dance class?

Absolutely! We have one-way mirrors for parents/guardians/guests to view and watch the entire class. Each of our three studios have one-way mirrors.

How are dancers placed in classes?

Initially, new Dance Den students are placed in classes according to age, grade level, and dance experience. Once the instructors work with the student, changes may be made based on the dancer’s ability.

What is the inclement weather policy?

The Dance Den does close for inclement weather. Closings will be posted on Facebook, Twitter, and here on our home page of our website.  You can also call the studio one hour before class for an updated pre-recorded message regarding any class cancellations. Make-up classes are available.

When and where is the recital?

Our two recitals are held in Millstone, NJ at the Millstone Middle School. Our Winter “By Audition Only” recital will be held in January and our End of the Year Recital will be held in June.

How much do recital costumes cost?

Our costumes usually range between $60-$75.

Do you have a competition team?

Yes, we have a junior and a senior competition team.  (See specialty classes)

Do you have any guest teachers?

Yes, we do invite master teachers to come teach various classes to our students. We feel it is important for our students to learn from different dance artists and encourage them to do so.

Do you teach children with special needs?

Yes, we currently have several students with a variety of special needs, developmental issues, or learning disabilities. Some of our staff have special education degrees and can aid these children in dance classes.

Do you offer awards or scholarships for dancers?

Yes, we offer the Monica Ann Talcott Award each year to one Dance Den Student that has demonstrated dedication, enthusiasm, and improved dance technique throughout the year. She must be unanimously voted by the staff to receive the award, which is presented at our end of the year recital.

We offer the Joseph H. Skiba College Scholarship Award  to a graduating senior going on to a four-year college.  The recipient is a dancer who has shown improved technique and wonderful Dance Den spirit.