Spend the summer at T.U.P.A.C.!

The Royal Court Summer Dance Camp

A Fairy Tale Dance Camp for princes and princesses!

Led by Miss Brenna Smelt! Space is limited! Register today!

Summer Study Session 2018

Registration for our Summer Study Session is now OPEN!

Directed by former PNB Principal dancer Julie Tobiason! Space is limited! Register today! 

Summer Study Program Scheduling

T.U.P.A.C.: "Where Classical Ballet Legends are Trained!"

Tuition Policy


Tuition fees are based on two 3-week Sessions. 

A $50.00 deposit due by June 8, 2018.

$50.00 deposit will be refunded 100% if cancelled on or before June 1, 2018.

$50.00 deposit will be refunded 50% if cancelled on or before June 22, 2018.

No refunds after June 22nd.

Any other circumstances for refund require a doctor's note of proof of traumatic event.

Pre-Register by June 8, 2018 to receive Early Bird Discount of 10%.

Pre-registration is the best way to secure a spot.

There are no discounts for missed classes, vacations, or holidays. See registration form for complete registration, tuition, and withdrawal policies. Class placement determined by instructor.

A Limited number of Summer Session Scholarships are available, students must meet requirements, and all forms must be submitted to the T.U.P.A.C. office prior to June 8, 2018. 

Inquire via email for information on Summer Session Scholarships: office@tacomaupac.org


Classes may include: West African, Central African, Flamenco, Liturgical, Hip Hop, Jazz, Modern, Tap, Pilates, Conditioning

Returned Check Fee (NSF): 25.00 Per returned check


Please read prior to registering!

Students are registered when payment has been received and all paperwork has been completed and returned to T.U.P.A.C. either via our website or in the office. Registration Fee and Tuition are non-refundable, unless there is a medical note from a licensed physician. 

YDP students will address all staff by their Sir names (i.e. Miss Smith, Mr. Jones - Mrs., Miss, Mr.) and in a respectful manner. At no time are students to address staff by their first names (i.e. Miss Judy, Mr. Mike).

YDP students are to leave all cell phones and electronics in the basket at the front desk while in class.

Attendance is very important, when a student misses class(es), it effects the student as well as the class as a whole.

The following guidelines will be implemented for unexcused absences:
If a student has 2 absences, they will be contacted by the T.U.P.A.C staff to question the status of the student and if the student should be removed from the class. After a third absence the student will be removed from the class. There will be no class credit or refund without a medical note from a licensed practitioner.
T.U.P.A.C. reserves the right to cancel classes due to low enrollment. If T.U.P.A.C. cancels class, we will provide a class credit or tuition refund.

T.U.P.A.C. does not provide supervision of students outside of the dance class. Students arriving early for class or who are waiting to be picked up are expected to conduct themselves appropriately. Respecting others is expected from every member of T.U.P.A.C.
T.U.P.A.C. may suspend, dismiss, or refuse services to any student whose behavior or attitude conflicts with the standard of the school, or whose actions are deemed detrimental to other students or the school as a whole.
No one outside of staff, students, instructors or accompanists are allowed inside the studio while classes are in session.
Photography and videotaping by students and parents is not permitted.
All equipment including fans, heaters, sound systems, video monitors are to be operated by staff and instructors only.
Running in halls or in the studio, rough housing, swearing, climbing on barres are not permitted.
T.U.P.A.C. is not responsible for lost or stolen items. A Lost and Found box is kept in the Lobby, and items not retrieved in 10 days will be donated to charity.
Please use the Dressing Rooms to change clothes. Student uniforms are to be left in the numbered mesh bag and put in the designated basket after class, they will be laundered by T.U.P.A.C. Staff, and returned to the basket.
No gum is permitted beyond the trash can at the entry door of the studio.
Please bring a spill-proof unbreakable water bottle with you to class, this is the only liquid permitted in the studio.
Please use the trash & recycle bins, and keep T.U.P.A.C. neat and tidy.
T.U.P.A.C. reserves the right to engage a substitute teacher, and classes are subject to change.
I hereby agree to participate/have my child/children/myself participate in T.U.P.A.C.'s dance classes and workshops. I recognize the physical risks inherit in any dance program and I hereby agree to indemnity and hold harmless T.U.P.A.C. and its instructional staff from any and all claims, costs, liabilities, expenses and judgments arising out of participation, or illness/injury therefrom. I also give T.U.P.A.C. and its staff and authorized official's permission to take photographs and make videos and yet to be invented media of my child while he/she is participating in classes and/or performance activities for the purpose of educational processes, fund-raising, public relations, and other specific reasons as deemed appropriate by the organization's Directors.


I do hereby give authority to T.U.P.A.C. and its staff to obtain necessary emergency medical treatment for my child/children/myself with the understanding that the family will be notified as soon as possible.