Tuition & Attire Costs


To our dance families, effective 9/1/24  credit card fees will apply

Your receipt at payment on -line will now include a service fee to cover the rising cost of credit card acceptance that we pay when cards are used . Paying with zelle ( preferred method), cash or check will avoid this fee and reflect the original price which remains consistent with last year.


  • Registration and enrollment are on-line, by email or by phone.
  • With enrollment, a non-refundable registration fee is required to reserve a place in class.  Only full year classes require registration payment.
  • Tuition is based on a 36 week calendar dance year. and payment is divided into 3 payments: September 1, October 1 and November 1.
  • Payment Plans are available with a 1/3 payment of Tuition 1st payment.The balance will be processed according to the specific family plan.
  • Payments will be automatically processed with plans. Credit card fees apply.
  • After a 4 week enrollment, tuition is non-refundable, exceptions do apply.


  • Pay on line with your credit card (fees apply)
  • Pay with zelle (preferred method) by accessing your bank's zelle and entering
  • Pay with cash or check made out to Berest Dance Center Corp

Tuition Price List for 2024-25

Berest Dance Center will offer no refunds after the 1st 4 weeks of class.

The following is the cost per hour, per class without discounts.

Discounts for siblings/ multiple classes are applied to your account at the time of enrollment 

The capped tuition discount will be manually adjusted and not posted at the time of enrollment.

*A line item credit card surcharge is applied at the time of payment



Annual Class Tuition 

With the addition of credt card fees, it is necessary according to NYS law to post two prices ffor transparency- The 1st is the original cost of the class without the credit card fee and the second is the*Price with credit card fee added. 

Multiple class and family discounts are offered after the first class for full time student enrollment. 

Class Duration Per Week
*Price with credit card 

Annual Registration - $85 /*$88. per family
effective 9/1/24

  • 45 minute class- $1000/*$1035  
  • 1 hour to 1 1/4  hour class - $1100/*$1138.50 
  • 1 1/2 hour-2 hour class $1200/*$1242
  • Specialty class- **Lance Theobald  $1500/*$1553 

DISCOUNTS OF 5% ARE APPLIED AUTOMATICALLY FOR MULTIPLE CLASSES AND SIBLINGS who are enrolled for the full calendar dance year.

CAPPED TUITON-$5000/ *$5175.per student 
8 Hours of class a week required. (Restrictions apply.-see performing classes)
(not auto-applied at checkout, adjusted manually by Berest office  (*repertory rehearsal classes are not included in capped tuiton because they are seasonal) 

10 CARD and SUMMERDANCE,please refer to genre or summer page.

*CREDIT CARD FEES  are added to the original price as an additional line item at checkout


  • Single Class or drop-in class $30/*$31
  • Adult 10 Class Card $290 /*$300 (non-refundable or transferable)- no expiration date
  • Private Class $140/hour/ *$145 (24 hr cancellation policy)

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Performing Companies

The following Repertory classes and not included in a capped tuition discount and priced separately.

Repertory classes are charged per season, Fall and Winter  *Price with credit card

  • Senior RepertoryJazz
    Fall $400/*$414 Fall, Winter$600 /*$621
  • Senior Repertory Lyrical/Musical Theatre/Music
    Fall $400/*$414 Fall, Winter $600 /*$621 
  • Senior Repertory Contempo rary 
    Fall $400/*$414 Fall, Winter$600 /*$621 
  • Junior Repertory
    Fall $400/*$414 Winter $600 /*$621 
  • Lower-levels Repertory -K through 3a 
    Fall $400/*$414 Fall,Winter$600 /*$621 
  • Youth Dance Theater
  •  Fall $400/*$414 Fall,
  • Young Creator Repertory, Theatre Kids 1 
    Fall $400/*$414 Fall, Winter $600 /*$621 

Performance Fee is per Family

*Price with credit card

  • In-studio Showcase $40/*$41.40
  • June Showcase $135/*$140
  • Making Spirits Bright  $135/*$140
  • Costumes for Young Creators level 4+ and repertory $95/$98 per costume
  • TICKETS ONLINE for reserved seating $35 from Tutu tix (service charge on their site ) Holiday Show $35 June Showcase
  • Digital file of the performance is optional and a donation as you wish to our Outreach program "Dance for Joy. Credit card fee applies.


Summer Tuition for Classes, Workshops and Intensives

Please visit the Summer Class Programs of your choice

for tuition of that particular Summer Dance Program

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Attire Price List

The following is the cost for dress code apparel that is purchased at the Berest Dance Center in our on-line store. 

A faculty member will contact your dancer for measurements and style of your class code requirement. *Price with credit card
  • Skirted Leotard $35/*$36
  • Princess-Seamed Leotard $40/*41
  • Black Capezio Leotard $45/*46
  • All skirts (all colors, all styles) $35/*36
  • Berest T-shirt $30/*$31
  • Jazz Shorts $35/*36
  • Tap Shorts $35/*36
  • Child Tights (all colors, all styles) $15/*$16
  • Adult Tights (all colors, all styles) $20/*$21
  • Dance Sweater $35/36
  • Revolution Ballet Slippers $35/*36
  • Capezio Ballet Slippers $40/*$41
  • Tan Tap Shoes $35/*36
  • Black Tap Shoes $65/*$66
  • Jazz Shoes $50/*$51
  • Hip Hop Sneakers $50/*$51
  • Character Shoes $50/*$51