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Department of Theatre and Dance

USC Dance Conservatory

Tuition and Registration

2017-2018 Tuition and Fees


Registration Fee            
$30 by August 20
$45 after August 20

Performance Fee
$105 due November 15



Class Yearly Fee Quarterly Fee
Primary Levels $400 $100
Level 1 $800 $200
Level 2 $1000 $250
Level 3 $1200 $300
Level 4 and Pointe $1600 $425
Level 5/6 and Pointe $1700 $425
Add Contemporary $250 $62.50

The tuition and fees are for the Conservatory Calendar year, September 5, 2017 through May 19, 2018. Allowing for Thanksgiving, Winter Break, and Spring holidays it guarantees 32 lessons plus the final week of in-theatre rehearsals. Classes missed due to illness or inclement weather may be made up. There are no refunds or deductions for missed classes. Classes with an enrollment fewer than six students are subject to cancellation.



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Here are a few changes we’d like you to be aware of in addition to the new schedule:

  • Registration fees will be $30 if you register on or before August 20, and $45 after August 20.
  • Performance fees will remain the same, $105 including costumes.
  • Contemporary will be offered for Levels 5 and 6.
  • Tuition will be paid in four installments; due in August, November, January, and March.  You will be responsible for tuition for the entire semester even if you chose to withdraw before the semester has ended.  


Please contact Susan Dabney Hancock, Admnistrative Director of the USC Dance Conservatory via email at with any questions or if you are unsure what level is appropriate for your dancer.