Frequently Asked Questions
Can I come in to see the studio and have a free trial?
Sure you can! We welcome any new enquiries right up until the end of term 2. Coming in to meet us, see the studio and participating in class is the only way to be confident that BDC is the right place for you!
Do you have a uniform for your dance styles?
How do I know if BDC is the right studio for me?
I have lost my newsletter...where can I find another one?
What do we wear?
If you are coming in for a trial, any comfortable clothes that you can move in are best. Leggings and a t-shirt is my recommendation. Socks on your feet. Hair tied back off your face. Once you have enrolled then the uniform which is outlined on the uniform page here is available from Kathy at Pas de Deux in Klein Street, Ballarat.
Can I do dancing at BDC as well as other studios?
Generally the answer to this question is no. We work hard to create a well rounded approach and our staff are in constant communication to ensure you are getting the best product for your money. While we maintain a good working relationship with our neighbouring studios we do not generally team up to teach any students. If the other place you dance is in direct competition with us then you cannot pass between the two studios. However I will consider each request fully and some concessions have been made under special circumstances for studios which do not compete with ours.
How does my student become involved in competitive dancing?
Competitive dancing is by invitation only. I always appreciate you expressing interest but the decision to be involved in competitive coaching lies with the staff. If you want more information on the process of selection please read our information “What are competitions?” on the members page.
What are exams and are they compulsory?
What is the concert and when is the concert?
How do I contact Justine?
What are Funday Sundays?
Funday Sunday is part of a series of social days run by BDC to encourage the families in our community to get to know each other outside of the studio environment. New families can use the Funday as a forum to get to know some new faces and to ask questions of other parents or staff.
Students can use the Funday as a chance to play with their dance friends.
We schedule one Funday Sunday each term and it is advertised in our BDC Family facebook group.
Do I need to have Facebook to enrol?
What is Rainbow Week & Crazy Hair Week?
During rainbow weeks we invite every student to wear a different coloured uniform to class. Bright colours, spots, stripes and glitter, find a fun and unique version of your usual uniform. Make your hair crazy!
Bust out of that bun and let your hair down to celebrate the end of the term. Rainbow week always falls on the last week of term. Whatever you choose to wear, you still need to be able to do your class to your very best ability, so it shouldn’t limit you in any way.
Can I watch classes?
What is the digital door code?
Does BDC sell second hand items?
Felicity is available outside Studio 1 every Saturday of Term from 9 – 1.30pm to help you with any queries.
Do I need my invoice to pay fees?
How do I pay my fees?
What is Cecchetti Ballet?
What is BDC Social Group and can I get involved?
What is Bring a Friend Week?
We just ask that your friend brings a gold coin to participate. Friends with dance experience or friends dancing for the first time are welcome to participate.
Do I need to be able to sew?
Do you have a lost property?
Any property that is not claimed by the end of the year will be donated to the Salvation Army.