tuition, fees and other expenses

Our dance season is broken into 3 sessions; Fall, Spring and Summer.

Fall season runs from September through May

Spring season runs from February through May

Summer session runs through June and July

Tuition is paid on a full session basis.   All classes meet once per week.  

Drop in class fees are only available for adult  classes, summer session and any special event classes. 

Private lessons, semi-private and trio’s are also available at the rates below.

Fall session tuition rates

Sept – May (Recital)


  • Multiple class discounts apply toward a single student and cannot be applied as sibling discounts.
  • Tuition can be paid in 4 payments.  Please see the chart below for dates and amounts.
  • Unlimited tuition can be payed in 7 payments.  Please see the chart below for dates and amounts.
  • Students enrolled and actively participating in 5 or more classes may enroll in the unlimited classes option.  The unlimited fee is based on the longest class for which you are enrolled.
  • Drop in class fee is $10 per class.  (Adult classes only)
  • Special classes with guest artists may have additional fees.
  • Late fees will be applied to any late payments.  Please see the Studio Handbook for complete details.


Fall tuition due dates



Private Lessons

  • Private lessons, semi-private and trio’s are available.
  • All fees are due the first week of each month
  • Fees are the same each month regardless of length of the month.
  • Students are responsible for private lesson fees regardless of their attendance.
  • Miss Lisa and the Lincoln Park Dance Company staff is also available to guest teach at other studios or workshops or for choreography services.  Please inquire for pricing.



other fees

  • $10 Registration fee due on the first day of class.  Max per family $20.
  • $5 One time Non-Resident fee if you do not reside in Lincoln Park. 
  • $55 Costume fee per class.  This fee is reduced to $50 per class for unlimited students.  
  • $25 Recital Fee
  • There may be additional fees for Hawaiian costumes due to  inaccessibility of mass produced costumes.
  • Cheer students will pay a $25 uniform rental fee plus a $75 deposit that will be returned when the uniform is returned in full and undamaged.
  • For competition team fees, please see the competition team contract for information.



additional Expenses

  • Proper shoes and class uniforms must be purchased for participation.  Please see the Class Uniform page for shoe pricing information.  Class uniform prices can range from about $20 and up depending on the style leotard you select.
  • If registering for cheer or pom, students are required to purchase poms for $15.
  • Baton students are required to purchase a baton ranging in price from $30 to $40.
  • Some classes may use a prop or accessory not included with the costume  generally priced around $10 or less.
  • All students level 2 or higher are required to purchase a choker and earrings as part of their performance wear.  The set is $18 including pierced earrings, $20 including clip on earrings.
  • All participants in the holiday performance must purchase a pair of tights at $8.
  • Late fees are charged for any missed due dates for any studio expense.  Please see the Studio Handbook for complete payment policies and details.
  • Other optional expenses could include such things as:
    • Recital pictures
    • Recital video
    • Tickets to performances
    • LPDC attire
    • Recital and/or parade t-shirts
    • Participation in workshops, competitions and special events