Workshop Info

2019 FEES AND LEVELS

LEVEL (Ages) EARLY TUITION FULL TUITION
JUNIOR (11 & under) $260 $275
TEEN (12-14) $260 $275
SENIOR (15 +) $260 $275
TEACHER/STUDIO OWNER (18+) $290 $300
OBSERVER $50 $60
  • Early Registration fees only apply to registrations completed and PAID IN FULL by the Early Registration Deadline for each city. Please refer to your city page for exact registration deadlines. The Early Registration Deadline is 30 days before the event.
  • Workshop fees include a minimum of ten class hours per weekend
  • Dancers must be registered for the entire Workshop in order to participate in competition.
  • At the door, registration must be paid by cash, credit card, cashier's check or money order. Refresh does not accept personal OR studio checks at any time.
  • All Refresh ages (Workshop & Competition) are determined as of January 1, 2019. When calculating ages, please always drop the decimal point.
  • The Workshop ages listed above are advisory only; Studio Owners/Directors may use their discretion to place dancers in the appropriate Workshop levels. Please remember, for the scholarship audition, dancers must be in their correct age group to be eligible for any scholarships. Level changes must be done within the first two classes of the Workshop on Saturday.
  • There are NO REFUNDS on Workshop fees. Any returned checks will be subjected to a $35 fee

REFRESH DISCOUNTS

DANCER DISCOUNTS

Dancers attending more than one 2019 Refresh regional Convention will receive a 20% Workshop fee discount for each additional city.

TEACHER/STUDIO OWNER DISCOUNTS

5-15 dancers 1 Teacher/Studio Owner Free
16-30 dancers 2 Teachers/Studio Owners Free
31-45 dancers 3 Teachers/Studio Owners Free + 2 Extra Comp Entries *
46+ dancers 4 Teachers/Studio Owners Free + 2 Extra Comp Entries *

*When calculating the total number of dancers, do not include scholarship recipients or observers.

Teachers and Studio Owners attending more than one 2019 Refresh Workshop, with competing students, may attend all additional cities at no charge.

INDEPENDENT DANCERS

Independent dancers are welcome to participate in the Refresh Workshop. An Independent Dancer must not be associated with any studio, including enrollment in classes that meet weekly or are part of a studio performing company.

Independent dancers are NOT ELIGIBLE to compete in Refresh Dance Competition.

SCHOLARSHIPS

While completing online registration, once you have added a dancer to your Workshop roster, click the scholarship checkbox and select the scholarship that your dancer received from the dropdown. This dancer's registration fees will be waived.

OBSERVERS

Parents of registered dancers are welcomed in the Workshop classes if they have purchased an $60 Observer wristband. One day Observer wristbands are not available.Observer wristbands are NOT required for the Showcase or Competition. Observer wristbands are NON-REFUNDABLE.

All Observers must be attending with paid students only and may not be teachers, Studio Owners or dancers. Refresh reserves the right to limit observers within each ballroom, subject to attendance and space limitations. If limit is reached prior to convention, Observer wristbands will not be sold at the door.

Observers are not permitted to attend the Refresh Audition classes. They do not have access to the Teacher/Studio Owner room or closed rehearsals. Refresh reserves the right to revoke any Observer privileges. Discussions and phone calls should be taken outside the ballroom.

Mock Audition

Join us in a one-hour educational workshop for the aspiring professional dancer led by JLo backup dancer, Haley Fitzgerald. She offers insights on what to expect at a professional audition and gives you tactical tools to equip you for a successful audition. $25.00 registration fee.

Teacher/Parent Social Media Class

Teachers and parents, join us for a class to take your social media to the next level. Whether it’s for your studio, dancer or personal brand, Kevin and Dea offer up-to-date, tactical tips and tricks to help build your social media presence.

Workshop Schedule

Friday

Senior Teen Junior / Mini
3:00pm-11:00pm Registration
4:00pm-11:00pm Competition! Streaming LIVE on www.refreshdance.com
5:00pm-6:00pm Drop In Class
6:00pm-7:00pm Drop In Class
7:00pm-8:00pm Drop In Class
8:00pm-9:00pm Drop In Class

Saturday

Senior Teen Junior / Mini
6:30am-8:00am Registration
7:30am-8:00am REFRESH FACULTY WELCOME & WARM UP
8:00am-9:00am Class Class Class
9:00am-10:00am Class Class Class
10:00am-11:00am Class Lunch Class
11:00am-12:00pm Lunch Class Lunch
12:00pm-1:00pm Class Class Class
1:00pm-2:00pm Class Class Class
2:00pm-3:00pm Break
3:00pm-10:00pm Competition! Streaming LIVE on www.refreshdance.com

Sunday

Senior Teen Junior / Mini
8:00am-9:00am Class Class Class
9:00am-10:00am Class Class Class
10:00am-11:00am Class Class Class
11:00am-12:00pm Class Class Class
12:00pm-12:30pm Lunch
12:30pm-1:30pm Class Break
1:30pm-2:30pm Class TEACHER / PARENT CLASS:
THE SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY
2:30pm-3:30pm Break
3:30pm-4:30pm Closing Show & Scholarship Awards

DIGITAL MEDIA

Photography and video recording from any media devices (i.e. digital cameras, cell phones, SLR's, Flip, etc.) is strictly prohibited during classes and competition. This is to ensure the dancer’s safety and privacy, as well as protecting the work of choreographers and faculty. Refresh offers professional photo and video services at each of our events and on our website after the event.

SAFETY AND SECURITY

The host hotel, facilities, and Refresh Dance Convention are not responsible for any lost personal items or injuries.

If a participant of Refresh Dance Convention is in need of first aid, please see a Refresh Staff member at the registration desk.

Dancers must wear cover-ups outside the ballroom area.

Dancers are expected to always maintain professional classroom etiquette.

Please make sure all personal items are against the perimeter of the ballroom, under the chairs, at all times to avoid injury.

All dancers under the age of 16 who are registered with Refresh Dance Convention must be accompanied by an adult of legal age.

All dancers registered for the Workshop must complete and sign a Refresh Dance Convention waiver in order to participate.

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Phone: 513-844-6788