Premier Dance of Ocala

formerly known of Mary Ellen School of Dance

  2018-2019 Class Registration

2018-2019 Tuition Rates

 hours per week monthly tuition
0.5  $35
0.75 $48
1 $60
1.25 $70
1.5   $85 
1.75  $95
2.5 $130 
each additional 15 minutes add $5 


Registration Fee- $35.00   

Accepted forms of payment:  Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Cash, Check

  • Tuition installments are due by the first class of each month.  After the first week a $5.00 late fee will be applied to all accounts not paid by the first lesson of each month. After the 15th of each month a $10.00 late fee will be charged. A $20.00 late fee will be applied to all accounts not paid by the end of the month. If accounts are behind 30 days or more your student will not be able to participate in class until account is current. 
  • There is a $25.00 service charge on all returned checks for insufficient funds.  
  • Tuition is based on a course fee and not by the individual class or weeks.  Some months have 2 classes some may have 3, 4, or 5.
    All vacations and holidays have been taken into consideration.

Dance Wear Requirements 

  • Each teacher will instruct their classes as to specific dance wear requirements.
  • ALL students must have hair pulled back, NO gum, NO jewelry (stud earrings allowed), NO t-shirts.
  • Ballet - black leotard, pink tights, hair in secure bun, pink ballet or pointe shoes with ribbons sewn on
  • Jazz/Lyrical - solid color leotard, tan or pink tights, hair in secure ponytail or bun, tan jazz shoes, skin tight jazz shorts (optional)
  • Tiny Tots - solid color leotard, tan or pink tights, hair in secure ponytail or bun, pink ballet shoes, tan tap shoes
  • Acrobatics - solid color leotard, footless tights, hair in secure ponytail, skin tight shorts
  • Hip Hop - active clothing, hair in secure ponytail, sneakers
  • Silks- form fitted shirt or leotard, leggings, hair in secure ponytail or bun
  • Students have until October 1st to purchase needed items at Dance N Stuff (Chelsea Square) or Dancer's Outlet (off of 441).

Classical Ballet/Pointe


The foundation of dance in the purest form teaches poise, grace, and self confidence


Expression of sounds composed of different rhythms


A stylized form of dance stimulated by different interpretive characteristics with upbeat rhythm and music


A graceful and expressive form of dance combining Jazz and Ballet movements that tell a story

 Acrobatics (Acro)

Controlled movement using flexibility and strength to contort and tumble


Modern style of dance utilizing groundwork and principles of centering, balance, emotion, and alignment

  Combo Classes (ballet/tap/jazz/lyrical)
 A one-hour class for students interested in taking a combination of two of these styles of dance

A Ballet/Tap introduction to dance for 3-6 year olds, designed to create awareness of controlled movement to music, improve motor skills and coordination, introduce classroom etiquette, and encourage creativity


Mommy & me class introduction of creative movements and studio etiquette for 1-2 year olds

 Hip Hop

A Jazz style with funky movements


A WILDCARD Class. The class will change up every week with style, choreography and technique

 Flex & Core

Combination of cardio and strengthening for dancers with stretching to facilitate becoming a more athletic dancer

 An acrobatic aerial class that has the students soaring above using silks and hoops
 Jazz Funk
Incorporates jazz and funk characterized by a strong beat, electrified sounds, and synthesizers widely used in music dance videos
 Musical Theater
Combines song, spoken dialouge, acting, and dancing