Stratford Performing Arts Academy,LLC


      Birthday at SPAA

Studio Policies....Dress Code and Performance Information

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SPAA is now offering Birthday Parties for children ages 3 through 10 years old.


Three different packages to choose from.   Call us today for details on pricing and available dates.

Let us help you celebrate your special day!


*Our Competition Companies compete 5 times throughout the season, (January through July), including our summer Nationals.   Auditions are held for the next season, in June.  Contact us for details.   Competition students MUST let us know by May 1st, if you will NOT be attending nationals.   There is a NO refund policy for entries, once they have been paid.

*Company costume deposits are due by October 1st. .   All balances must be paid by November 1st.

*Stratford Performing Arts Academy has two performances for our Non-Competitive/Recreational students. (Company also performs in June)  Our Holiday show will be held on December 16th at 2:30 p.m. at Stratford Academy Johnson House,  and the June Recital date for 2019 will be Saturday, June 15th. Location -Stratford Academy, Johnson Auditorium.   Recital Tickets go on sale June 1st.    Price is $14 per person.  Children 3 years and under are free.   There will be 3 performance times for our shows on the same day;   1:00 p.m. , 3:15 and 5:30 p.m.  Each show is approximately 90 minutes. 

*Costumes are required for all performances.    A 50% deposit is due February 1st for Non-competitive students.   All balances must be paid by April 1st. 

*Our students are asked to perform at events throughout the season such as festivals, Nursing homes, parties, charity events,etc.  We value all performance opportunities.



*Tuition is due and payable the first week of the month.  All major credit cards, checks or cash are excepted.  

*Attendance is important!    Please call the studio if you will be absent.
Classes that are cancelled due to the weather, will be made up.    Students may take a comparable class for a make up,  if you miss a class due to illness.   There are no refunds for missed classes.

*The studio will close for inclement weather if school is cancelled or for early dismissals.   We will post on the blog, our face book page and on WTNH.   We will be open on all Monday Holidays and throughout February and April vacations.

The only closings are for Easter weekend, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving weekend and Christmas vacation.    This does not include the summer months when we are on a limited schedule.    This schedule will post in March.

*We have an open viewing policy within our waiting area,  but we ask that observers are courteous and speak quietly during class time.  NO Cell Phones in the classroom PLEASE!  

*Company members must pay entry fees by the due date or risk not being entered into the competition.

*Students are expected to be respectful of other students and teachers at all times.  


*All Princess Ballet Classes (Creative Movement 1,2,,3)  .....Pink leotards, pink tights, pink ballet slippers and black

buckle patent leather tap shoes. (any style leotard).    You may purchase through SPAA special orders, or on our online store.  Simply create a "Nimbly" account for our highly recommended "Revolution" brand items.  

*Pre-Ballet/Jazz and Tap ....Light blue leotard, pink tights.    Tap students may wear tan or black shoes to class.   A specific color will be required for the June Recital performance, depending on the costume selection.

*Ballet students.....Black leotard, Pink or tan tights and pink split sole ballet slippers.

*Jazz students.... Black leotard or black dance shorts with a black tank or camisole top, tan tights and black jazz slip on jazz shoes

*Tap students..... Same as Jazz

*Lyrical/Modern students...Same as Jazz but with tan stirrup tights.

*Hip Hop students....Sweat pants, or leggings with a t-shirt and sneakers.  No Jeans.

*Vocal students.....Street clothes are acceptable.