Update March 27, 2020
Due to the “Stay at Home” order by Minnesota Governor Walz, we will be
canceling all classes through April 10th.
I will not be able to offer online classes for several reasons, including music
license agreements and insurance issues.
Recital news: I heard from Concordia the other day. Because our recital is
scheduled for after May 10th, at this point they will be allowing us in.
Of course, that could change.
If we are able to get back in the studio after April 10th, we would be able to
finish our recital dances in time to perform on our scheduled dates,
however, if there is more of a delay, we would likely need to postpone.
Another issue is that some of the costumes we are waiting for come from
costume companies that are shut down, so no idea when
those would be arriving.
So, all of this means we are still in “wait and see” mode.
Please remember to keep checking here and on Facebook for updates.
Update March 17, 2020
Unfortunately, we must adhere to the guidelines set forth by our local, state,
and federal officials. Therefore, all classes will be canceled from
Wednesday, March 18th through March 30th.
At that point, we will reevaluate.
Missed classes in March will be made up at the end of our season.
In the event that we need to extend our closure, please do not send April
tuition. If we would be able to return to classes part-way through April, tuition
would be prorated. If you have pre-paid for April, tuition or partial
tuition would be refunded.
Please continue to check for updates as we navigate through this situation.
Original statement, March 15, 2020
I’ve been thinking about this issue a lot over the last few days, as we all have.
There are so many things to consider, and no easy answers. I welcome any
input you may have, and as always, feel free to call or text any time.
At this point, I plan to continue classes as usual. Of course, this policy may
change as the situation progresses. I will take cues from other local
businesses, and the local school systems, as well as the cities of Moorhead
I do not have the ability to hold online classes, and even if I did, it would be
too difficult to work on group dances, etc. Therefore, if classes would need to
be canceled, the time would be made up at the end of the season.
I realize that many of you may have high risk family members, and in these
cases I would encourage you to keep your kids home.
We fully intend to perform our recital as planned. Any rehearsal time lost
could be made up on weekends. If there would be a need to cancel, either
due to “large gathering” policies, or the venue closing, we would make every
effort to reschedule for sometime in June. It is my hope that everyone would
choose to continue and participate. I would cancel the performance only if
there are no other options, for example if I wouldn't be able to find an
Tuition will be due as usual, and classes missed due to cancellation would be
made up by extending the season. If you choose to keep your kids home
because of high risk family members, I will work with you on an individual
basis. Please remember that the studio bills and responsibilities continue,
even if we need to cancel classes for a couple of weeks.
These policies will be reevaluated on a day-to-day basis. Stay updated by
checking our Facebook page, and the studio website, www.camriaballet.com.