Non-Performing Private lessons

For students who are looking to accelerate their training, get help with class work or want to improve their skills with a teacher one on one. These rates are only available to dancers who are currently enrolled in classes at MWDR. Schedule times with the individual teacher.
1 Dancer  $30 per 1/2 hour, $55 per 1 hour

2 Dancers*  $25 per 1/2 hour, $45 per 1 hour

3 Dancers*  $20 per 1/2 hour, $35 per 1 hour

*Price for each dancer

Independent private lessons 

For dancers who are not in registered classes at MWDR that need choreography for personal events, competitions, pageants,  professional demo reels or extra work on technique.  These private lessons are treated as independent studies and are not featured in the MWDR recital. The rights to the choreography is yours when the sessions are complete. Available anytime for non-MWDR and MWDR dancers. (Rate is for MWDR dancers who need choreography for private events)

Solo  $40 per 1/2 hour, $65 per 1 hour

​Duet* $35 per 1/2 hour, $55 per 1 hour

Trio*  $30 per 1/2 hour, $45 per 1 hour 

​*Price for each dancer 

  • Performing Solo, Duet, Trio Information

    ALL featured private lessons are decided by the faculty based on who applies.
    Please review the information below and fill out the application to be considered.

    Guidelines & Requirements

    Any MWDR student applying to be a featured performer must be currently enrolled in the subject that they are applying for, as well as at least 1 weekly ballet class. ​(NO exceptions)
    Decisions are based on the ability, effort and attitude of each individual student applying for the featured role and their progress in regular weekly classes, including their ballet classes.
    Featured performers need permission of the director before participating in any performances or competitive events outside of MWDR.
    Featured performers will be monitored closely in their classes, if a dancer seems to be falling behind in their class work, not keeping up with their original dance schedule or not showing the work ethic expected to be a featured dancer, they will be at risk of losing their private lesson or being placed on probation. ​ ​
    Dancers must be at least 7 years of age and have completed one full year in the discipline they are applying for. 

Performing Private Lesson Tuition Rates 

Solo Tuition
$500 / 5 payments of $100 January-May and due by the 10th of each month
​(Plus additional costume fee)

Duet Tuition
$450 per dancer / 5 payments of $90 January-May and due by the 10th of each month
(Plus additional costume fee)

Trio Tuition
$400 per dancer / 5 payments of $80 January-May and due by the 10th of each month​
(Plus additional costume fee)

Costume fees:
(Due by November 15th with normal costume fees)
​$75 Child Size $85 Child XL
$85 Adult Size $95 Adult XL

Tuition Policy for Performing Private Lessons

Private lesson tuition is due by the 10th of the month with class tuition.

An Additional $10 late fee will be added to private lesson tuition handed in past the 10th. 

Private lessons will be suspended if tuition is not received before the 15th of the month including all late fees. NO exceptions.

Each dancer will receive a maximum of 12 / 30 minute lessons & ​4 /15 minute lessons with tuition.

If additional classes are needed they will be billed on an individual basis. ​

There will be NO REFUNDS or Pro-Rates for students who miss there scheduled private lessons or are unable to attend all the scheduled lessons.


2016/2017 Private Lesson Application