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Every student at TNJ is working toward the same goal.

 

Encouragement, support, respect, and kindness are expected between all students and parents at TNJ.

TNJ dancer, Aliyah
Registration

​Registration papers must be completely filled out including name, age, address, phone number, e-mail address, and name of parent or guardian. Competitive dancers must supply a copy of their birth certificate to have on file. You should notify us of any changes in information promptly. Registration fees and first tuition payment must be paid in full on the day of registration.

Registration Fee: $40.00 per student

Tuition Payment

Tuition payments are to be made payable to The Next Jennaration. You may pay with personal check, cash, or credit card. There are a total of 9 tuition payments (September-May). A $15.00 late fee will be applied to your tuition if not paid by the 10th of each month. Returned checks will be charged a $40.00 fee. Monthly tuition stays the same regardless of the number of weeks or lessons there are in that month. If for some reason your child cannot continue lessons at the studio, the office must be notified IN WRITING or you will continue to be charged.

Hair and Attire

Hair must be secured tightly away from face. If bangs get in your way they must be clipped back for class.

For ballet, students must wear black leotard, pink tights, and pink ballet shoes. Hair must be in a bun. Boys must wear athletic shorts, a white t-shirt, and black ballet shoes. Other men's ballet attire allowed.

For all classes excluding ballet, recreational and competitive students may wear a leotard and tights or tank tops and booty shorts. Black tap shoes and nude pirouette shoes are required for these students.

For Ballet/Tap/Tumbling Combo children, leotard and tights (skirts are allowed) with pink ballet shoes and black patent leather tap shoes.

For Jazz/Tap/Tumbling Combo children, leotard and tights or booty shorts and a tank top with nude foot undeez and black patent leather tap shoes.

Parents Observation

Parents will be able to observe the last 5 minutes of class from September until January for combo classes only.

Canceled Classes

You will not be personally notified of cancellation of classes due to bad weather conditions. A message of studio closing will be left on the studio answering machine, on the studio's Facebook page, and website, along with the rescheduled date/time of make up classes. You will be notified of holiday closings.

Requirements for Competitive Dancers

All competitive students must attend auditions/placements. These are held during The Next Jennaration's summer Dance Camps. If you are unable to make auditions you must schedule a private audition with Miss Jenna.

Required classes for competition team students are a minimum of two ballet classes, tumbling, technique, turns & leaps, jazz, tap, and lyrical.

Private classes, solo, duo, and trios are available upon request. These must be requested at time of registration for they will no longer be offered after registration is closed. Limited time slots are available.

Special Groups will be by invitation only.

Other

You are responsible for all items you bring into the studio. We are not responsible for any clothing, shoes, or personal items. No gum, candy, or food is allowed in the dance rooms. Your teacher will allow you time to leave the room for water breaks. Please bring water bottles!

TNJ dancer, Nyah
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The Next Jennaration

3111 N Triphammer Rd

Lansing, NY

(607) 533-0202

thenextjennaration@yahoo.com

Established in 2006, The Next Jennaration is a locally owned and operated dance studio in Lansing, NY right outside of Ithaca. Offering dance classes for children in the styles Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical, Partnering, Hip Hop, and Tumbling, as well as Cheer classes. Adult classes are also available.

CURRENT COVID-19 OPERATING STATUS

Green - Operating under no restrictions

Yellow - Operating in studio under government regulated restrictions and on Zoom

Red - In studio operations are closed, operating on Zoom only