MUSIC COMMUNITY

Q: How much is tuition?

A: Private Music Lesson tuition is $117.50 per month. Private Lesson tuition includes a YPAC Custom Practice Log Book with incentives, a t-shirt and a recording of your child’s lesson is sent home once every 6 weeks via email. Group Music Lessons vary depending on the type and length of class but range between $50-$75 a month.

Q: Are there any other fees?

A: Private Music students MIGHT have a $30 materials fee to cover books and sheet music.

Q: Is performance mandatory?

A: While we strongly encourage all students to perform, it is not mandatory. YPAC instructors lead and guide the students and often accompany them in the performance to make it a positive and memorable experience for all!

THEATRE COMMUNITY

Q: How much is tuition?

A: Group acting lessons are $54 a month. Private Acting Lessons are $117.50 per month. Private lesson tuition includes a progress report sent home every 12 weeks and parent observations every 6 weeks. Theatre Production Fees have 4 payments that range between $63-$215 depending the package chosen.

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Q: How does billing work? 

A:  All dance and music lessons are billed monthly. Dance and theatre classes are based on a 52 week calendar schedule. Music Lessons are based on a 47 week calendar schedule.

Q: Are there any performances? 

A:  Yes! YPAC produces 8 shows a year. Fall/Winter Musical, Spring Musical, and Summer Musical

Q: What type of lessons do you offer? 

A: We are a full performing arts center and offer lessons in Music, Dance and Theatre. Our classes are available for children, adults and families. From newborn to adult classes, YPAC can provide your family with a comprehensive arts education experience.

Music classes include piano, guitar, voice, violin, percussion, ukulele, and bass guitar. Our Dance Community offers lessons in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, tumbling, and acro/ flex. Our Dance Community also includes the YPAC performance groups: PEER Ensemble and I.D. Company. YPAC offers both group and private theater classes as well as three theater productions each year.

Q: How long is a session? 

A:  The Theatre Community runs year-round

DANCE COMMUNITY

Q: How much is tuition?

A: Group Dance Lessons vary depending on the type and length of class but range between $46-$80 a month.  Private Dance Lessons range from $112 per month.

Q: Are there any other fees?

A: Upon registration there is a $50.00 registration fee and last months tuition  up-front. All classes that perform in the Year End Show will have a Costume Fee. Costumes are $65 for ages 2.5-7 and $75 for ages 8 and up. This fee will be taken out of family accounts on November 15.

Q: Is performance mandatory?

A: While we strongly encourage all students to perform, it is not mandatory. The Dance Community puts on a Year End Show that not only displays incredible dancing, it also gives all those involved a powerful and inspiring experience. Parents and students look forward to this event all year!

Q: Where can I find Year End Show (YES) updates throughout the year?

A: www.ypacarts.com/yes Passcode: Experience1. You can also email our Dance Community Director, Jaclyn at Jaclyn@ypacarts.com

Q: When is the Year End Show?

A: Our Year End Show is normally in the beginning of June. We have three shows: Plainfield location, Yorkville Purple Show, Yorkville Teal Show. If you are a Yorkville family, please be aware of what show you are registering for and be sure to register in classes that are all Purple show classes or all Teal show classes.

Q: Is there a Dress Code?

A: Yes! Please visit this link to view our dress code! You can visit our Host’s at the Host station and they can help you get sized for the correct dance shoes! https://ypacarts.com/dress-code/. The correct shoes for our Year End Show need to be purchased by February 15th!

Q: What if we have to miss a class?

A: In the case that you have to miss a class, you are more than welcome to come to a make-up class anytime during the week! Please call our Customer Satisfaction Director at, 630-553-6433 to set up a make-up lesson! You may make-up in any class in your son or daughter’s age group!

OTHER QUESTIONS

Q: Can we try a private lesson/class before we decide to register?

A: Yes! We offer a FREE 20-minute trial lesson for any student interested in registering for private lessons and a free class for any student interested in registering for group lessons. These are scheduled through the front desk.

Q: How does billing work?

A:  All dance and music lessons are billed monthly. Dance and theatre classes are based on a 52 week calendar schedule. Music Lessons are based on a 47 week calendar schedule. All families are REQUIRED to be on our secure auto-pay system by debit/credit card or withdrawal from checking account. Families who opt to pay in full will receive a 5% discount.

Q: Is there a registration fee/membership fee?

A: Yes. Registration is an annual fee of $50.00 per student/$50 per family. It is designed to confirm a placement for each student in his/her class of choice. Registration fees also provide your family with the opportunity to take advantage of discounts at area business.
YPAC reserves the right to cancel classes due to insufficient enrollment. Registration fees are non-refundable with the exception of preschool students who are determined to be unready for dance and may receive a credit for the following season. Enroll early: Classes fill up fast, and class size is limited.

Q: Are there any performances?

A:  Yes! YPAC produces 8 shows a year. Fall/Winter Musical, “My Favorite Things” holiday dance performance, Holiday Music Show, Spring Musical, Dance Community Year End Show, Music Community Year End Show, The Brave Project, and the Annual Spring Ballet Production.

Q: What type of lessons do you offer?

A: We are a full performing arts center and offer lessons in Music, Dance and Theatre. Our classes are available for children, adults and families. From newborn to adult classes, YPAC can provide your family with a comprehensive arts education experience.

Music classes include piano, guitar, voice, violin, percussion, ukulele, and bass guitar. Our Dance Community offers lessons in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, tumbling, and acro/ flex. Our Dance Community also includes the YPAC performance groups: PEER Ensemble and I.D. Company. YPAC offers both group and private theater classes as well as two theater productions each year.

Q: How long is a session? 

A:  The Dance and Theatre Communities are 10 month seasons and The Music Community runs year-round.

Q: What happens if I need to withdraw from lessons?

A: YPAC has a 30-Day Notice Policy. We need a signed and completed YPAC Withdrawal Form 30 days prior to the next charge date. There is a two-month/session minimum for all lessons and classes.

Q: Do classes run year round?

A: Music Community classes run year round. Dance and Theatre classes run September to June. Students enrolled in the Dance and Theatre Communities also have the opportunity to participate in our Summer Sessions. Summer classes for Dance and Theatre run June to August.

OUR LOCATIONS

YORKVILLE

2161 State Route 47
Yorkville, Illinois 60560

DOWNTOWN YORKVILLE

222 S Bridge St.
Yorkville, Illinois 60560

PLAINFIELD

24035 Riverwalk Ct
Plainfield, Illinois 60544