Join Our Studio
The Maryland Academy of Dance encourages ongoing membership for consistency in training and personal relationships, both with fellow students and teachers. With fees payable each term month, becoming a student means you'll have access to our regular newsletters and studio events.
New students are invited to get started with a FREE TRIAL CLASS view our class programs below and contact Ms. Autumn, our admissions specialist, on 410.413.6243 to discuss any questions you may have. Alternatively, click on the program you're interested in to receive our pricing information and schedule a FREE trial class & tour.
Frequently asked questions
How do I pay my fees?
Fees can be conviently paid online through your dance studio account. Tuition payments are always due on the 15th of the month. Your fees can be paid paid via credit card, cash or direct bank transfer. We request 30 days notice for cancellations. The cancellation fee is equal to one months tuition.
What happens if I move away or withdraw?
If you move away from the area and our studio can no longer reasonably be accessed by you, You will have to pay a cancellation fee in the amount of one months installment.
Example: Tuition is $75.00 a cancellation fee will be charged in the amount of $75.00.
What if my child or I am injured and cannot attend classes?
Unfortunately term fees are non-refundable in the case of injury. We welcome injured students to watch class so they can continue to learn.
What is the cancellation policy should I need to cancel?
We have a no-hassle cancellation policy. Simply send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to complete the member cancellation. The fee to cancel is equivalent to 1 installment. Please allow 30 days for your request to be processed.
Can I pay for drop-in classes?
We do not offer drop-in classes for our Academy or Pre-Professional Classes. However, Adults and children enrolled in our Recreational program can drop-in for $25.00 per class.
What additional benefits can I expect as a member?
As a member of our studio, you are eligible for a discount at the local Dancewear store Artistics. In addtional you will have access to coaching sessions with our Director/Teachers to ensure we have created a unique track for you/your dancer.
What do my membership fees cover?
Membership fees cover the cost of classes you enroll in. We may request extra payments to cover the cost of costumes, tickets to concerts, pictures or make-up/hair.
How do you determine the level/placement of the dancer?
Our Lower School dancers are placed by age. Dancers are organized in 4 different groups.
1) Ages 2-3
3) Ages 6-8
4) Ages 6-9 (Pre-Professional) - Students are recommended for this level.
Our Upper School Students, 9 years old and up, are placed based on the execution of proper technique, maturity and ability to apply corrections. We use the FREE trial class to determine placement of all dancers.
Are parents allowed to observe classes?
Obviously a parent’s love and support is imperative in a child’s development and we also know that our parents want to participate in and see all the fun. However, during our regular dance classes, parents are not allowed to observe classes.
Features & Benefits
Members access our up to date, modern studios for classes. All of studios have sprung marley covered floors that make it safe for all styles of dance.
Boost your skills and make new friends with others who share your love of dance.
Keep an eye on our newsletter for upcoming performances and social nights.
Our members are eligible for discounts at Artistic Dance & Fashion & Discount Dance Supply.
Students have the option to prepare routines for local dance competitions. In addition MAD will prepare students for high school magnet and college auditions.
Our faculty is committed to helping each student foster a lifelong love of dance. Each teacher holds a degree or is perusing a degree in dance or education.