Ballet

Frequently Asked Questions

Where to go/Parking

Where is the MAC?

The Musical Arts Center (MAC) is located at 101 N. Jordan Avenue.

Where are the ballet studios?

Please enter through the stage doors on the south side of the MAC and take the elevator to floor three. There will be signs directing you to the Ballet Department.

Where should I park?

Parking in the circle of the MAC is not allowed. You will be ticketed and towed. Indiana University Parking Operations and the City of Bloomington will be monitoring the circle drive on a continuous basis. It is a safety hazard and illegal under University Policy. Please use one of the many surrounding parking lots. We appreciate your compliance with this rule.

Click HERE for an interactive parking lot locator.

Which permit should I buy?

Click HERE for a full listing of available visitor parking permits.
Click HERE for a list of FREE PARKING areas.

Please contact the Office of Parking Operations for more information on current prices of visitor permits.

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Attendance and Arrival Time

  • Good attendance and being timely for class is an important factor in each student's progress. Students must be present and on time for all classes and rehearsals. Students should arrive at the MAC at least 10 minutes before their scheduled class time to allow for proper preparation for class.

  • Late students will be allowed to take class only with the teacher's permission.

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FAQ

How old do I have to be to participate in this workshop?

Ballet participants must be between the ages of 3* and 18. Unfortunately we are not able to offer adult spots at this time. If you are still interested in classes and are over 18, please contact us.

*Children must be 3 years old by the start date of the Program's semester. 

How do I register?

Online registration may be found by clicking on "How to Apply" in the left menu. If you have questions about registration, please contact the Office of Pre-College and Summer Programs at 812-855-6025, or email us at musicsp@indiana.edu.

Whom should I contact with questions?

You will find contact information by clicking on "Contact Us" in the left menu.

For questions concerning the Pre-College Ballet website, Online Registration or Financial Aid, please contact the Office of Pre-College and Summer Programs (musicsp@indiana.edu). 

For questions concerning the specifics of the Pre-College Ballet Program, please contact the Pre-College Ballet Program (jaadam@indiana.edu).

Which exits and entrances do I use at the MAC?

All children and parents must use the stage entrance and the large elevator when entering and leaving the MAC.

Do I need to escort my child?

Due to University Safety Policies, students must be escorted to and from their assigned studio for all classes and rehearsals.

The Program suggests that all children wear appropriate clothing over their leotard and tights to travel to and from the ballet studio. 

What about picking up my child?

Parents/Guardians must be on time to pick up their children.  Parents are asked to arrange an exact area in the Ballet Department to meet their child. 

What should I do with the safety and media release forms?

Each parent/guardian must download and complete both forms and turn them into the Pre-College Ballet Office (MAC 308) by Saturday, September 7, 2013.  They are found in "How to Apply" in the left menu.

Should I stay during class time?

It is highly advised that parents/guardians with children under the age of 12 remain in the MAC for the duration of their children's class time.

What are the Student Policies?

Please see rules for behavior and conduct, HERE.

When is the best time for parents to visit?

Parent Visitation week during Fall 2014 is October 13-18, 2014.  It is highly recommended that parents/guardians plan to watch the progress of their child during Parent Visitation Weeks.  Please see full Calender, HERE. For more info.

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Ballet Refund Policy

  • Coming soon!

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Dress Code

Dress code policies are MANDATORY, and are listed HERE.

Where to purchase ballet attire:

Leotards, tights, skirts, and shoes can be purchased at Campus Costumes,

1809 E. 10th Street,
Bloomington, IN
812.339.5284

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