The Conservatory School for the Performing Arts - Massachusetts

Policies & Procedures 

Dress Code
View the Recreational Dress Codes here
View the Pre Professional Dress Codes here

Weather Cancellations

The Conservatory will follow the Stoughton Public School cancellations. If inclement weather begins during the later half of the day and dance classes are canceled, there will be a message on the answering machine. Call (781) 886-6136. Please check our company Facebook page and your email for weather notifications and updates. Students may make up any missed classes due to weather in a similar class if available. There are no refunds for missed classes due to weather.


School Vacations

The Conservatory will be closed during the December, February, and April vacation.


Tuition & Refunds

All tuition is non-refundable. Missed classes may be made up in a similar class if available. If you are enrolled in the monthly payment plan, you must give written notice by the 20th of the month in order to discontinue lessons and you will no longer be charged for upcoming months. A $25 late fee will apply if monthly payment is not received by the 5th of every month. A $50 fee will apply for all bounced checks, and a $25 fee will apply for all declined debit/credit transactions. CSPA offers three choices of payment plans. 

1) Pay in Full for the Year and receive 10% off your entire tuition
2) Pay by the 1st of every month via autopay, check, cash, debit/credit
3) Pay in two installments: September-Januray & February-June

Absence Policy

CSPA absence policy is designed so that students do not fall behind in their classes due to absences, and get the most out of their education.

Recreational Dancers & ALL Musical Theatre Students:
Students are allowed 6 unexcused absences. After the 6th absence it is mandatory for students to make-up their missed classes by taking a similar class.

Pre-Professional Dancers: 
Students are allowed 4 unexcused absences. After the 4th absence it is mandatory for students to make up their missed classes by taking a similar class.

All Showcase Performers are allowed 2 unexcused absences during the months of April-June.

Tardy Policy

Students must arrive 15 minutes before class to stretch and get ready. Please note students who are more than 15 minutes late to class will not be allowed into the classroom.

Private Lesson Policies

48 Hour Cancelation Policy: Private lessons must be canceled 48 hours before scheduled lesson or your will be charged for the lesson
Private Lesson Payment Policy: Private lesson tuition must be paid in full (Sept-June) or by the 1st of the month by Cash/Check/Debit/Credit
There are No Refunds for missed classes due to weather cancelations, school vacations, holidays, absentces, expulsion or suspension. 
Makeup classes may be provided if available. 

Withdrawal Policy
 $25 withdrawal fee will apply after October 1st for students who choose to switch courses, programs, or leave CSPA.

Showcase Costumes

Showcase costumes are $85.00 per costume per class and include tights and accessories. All sales are final. Costume payments are non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-exchangeable. 


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Ballet Classes
The Conservatory School for the Performing Arts  •  2 Canton Street, Suite A-8  •  Stoughton, MA 02072  •  (781) 886-6136  •