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Here are some of the more common questions we get and the answers.

When is Tuition due 

  • Tuition is due on the 1st of each month. Gotta Dance uses an automated payment system which accepts American Express, Visa and MasterCard. No bill will be sent, the tuition payment will be processed automatically, and a receipt will be sent via email. 

  • Prorated tuition is available only for initial start date. 

  • A $15 late fee will automatically be charged to accounts not paid by the 1st of each month. 

Do you offer family discounts 

  • A 10% family discount applies if more than one member of the family (living at the same address) registers for classes. 

  • There is a $40.00 annual registration fee, per family (covering September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2022). 

  • There is a $10.00 registration fee, per new family when registering for the first-time during summer session. 

  • Tuition and registration fees are non-refundable. 

  • Drop-in rate is $25.00 per class, $35.00 for a 90-minute class, and will be applied to tuition upon registration. 

  • One free drop-in class can be requested for any dancer per dance year. 

What happens if I miss a class 

  • If you will be missing a class, please notify the Gotta Dance office at (425) 861-5454 or send an email to This information will be noted on your account and passed on to your instructor. 

  • If you miss a class, you may receive access to a recording of your missed class.   

  • If taking a leave of absence (more than 4 weeks), tuition must be paid during the leave in order to guarantee your continued placement in classes. 

  • Gotta Dance does not issue refunds or prorate tuition for missed classes. 

Can I watch my dancer during class? 

  • Creative Movement and Tap/Ballet ages 3-4 and 4-5 will have viewing during all classes. 

  • Classes 5-6 years of age and older will have viewing the first class of each month. Other viewing times are at the discretion of the instructor on approved occasions. 

What if I have to drop a class 

  • If you decide to drop a class or withdraw from Gotta Dance, you must communicate this change to the Gotta Dance Office (425) 861-5454 or This communication must be made by the 15th of the month to avoid being charged the following month’s tuition.  There are no refunds for registration fee, costume, or tuition. We will assume you are continuing throughout the 2021-2022 dance year unless we are notified otherwise. 

When are your Dance Shows? 

  • Gotta Dance mayhold Winter performances for all dancers. Information will be provided when classes begin in September. 

  • Gotta Dance will hold a show in June for all dancers. 

  • End-of-the-Season Production – June 4, 5 and 11, 2022, for all dancers.  Please reserve these dates as class specific show date and time will be determined in March 2022. 

How do I buy tickets 

  • All shows have reserved seats which that are ordered online. By prepaying your tuition through the month of the show, you will be put on an early access list to purchase tickets. Remember that there are no refunds or discounts for prepaid tuition or paid tickets. 

  • June Show tickets - Tuition must be paid through May 2022 payment (#9) 

  • Any tickets that have not been pre-purchased will be available for sale at the door of the theater. 

How do I get and pay for costumes 

  • Costumes for our June 2022 Shows will be discussed in February 2022. 

  • Costumes are custom ordered and there are no refunds once ordered. 

  • Sizing for costumes will be done at the time of registration or in class by the instructor. 


  • All classes are recorded for future use. Please note that up to 30 seconds of the recording may be used for studio marketing. See the release in the registration documentation. 

What is Gotta Dance doing about COVID-19 

Gotta Dance is following all current safety guidelines set forth by the state of Washington. We will update our policies as needed. 

  • Our priority will continue to be the safety and health of our students, families and Gotta Dance staff. 

  • Our staff has been educated and trained to help stop the spread of COVID-19.  

  • You may contact our front office for our current safety policies.