Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Where is Franklin School of Performing Arts located?
A: New Location will be open early October. Our address will be 415 Duke Drive, Suite 370, Franklin TN
Q. When do you register for classes?
A. Our season runs August- June. Registration opens up the April before the fall season begins. We take new students until February. Each summer we have classes and camps that are available for registration in March of that year.
Q: Is there a dress code?
A: Yes. Proper dress code is important to accurately instruct students in exciting proper technique. All dress code needs can be purchased through the FSPA office. You can view our dress code here.
No jewerly may be worn during class, except small stud earrings. Girls' hair must be completely pulled back for all classes and in a proper classic ballet bun for all ballet classes.
Q: How are students evaluated?
A: At this time, new students are evaluated for class placement through appointment. To request an evaluation you can email firstname.lastname@example.org. Returning students are given their placement evaluation at the end of each season when the new schedule is announced.
Q. Are classes open to observation throughout the school year?
A. No. We offer parent observation at the studio each November. During this week family is allowed to observe class.
Q: Do students have recitals or performance opportunities?
A: Yes, there are multiple avenues for performance opportunities. All students are eligible and encouraged to participate in the Recital in June. Advanced students and FSPA companies have an additional concert performance in January. All students ages 8-18 are encouraged to audition for the FSPA dance companies. These students perform at local events throughout the fall and are eligible for lead roles in the spring recital.
Q. How do I make a tuition payment?
A. We encourage all students to sign up for automatic payment processing through our online software. Additional ways to pay is in person during office hours or over the phone with Credit Card, or by dropping check or cash in the tuition box at the studio. Please enclose all cash in a sealed envelope with the students name not he front of the envelope. Lastly, you can mail a check to the studio address.
Q. How do you notify students and parents of studio news and updates?
A. Our main form of communication is email. Please make sure that you are receiving emails from our studio and that they are not going to your spam or junk folder. Each month we will send out a detailed newsletter that will also be posted on the blog section of the website. Additionally, we ask you find us on social media for daily updates and highlights from the studio. In the case of an emergency or weather closing, we will email , post on social media, and (Snowbird- for weather).
Q. Who do I contact if I have any questions?
A. Email email@example.com or call 615-628-8444