DRAMA & DANCE PROGRAMS AT BOLTON ACADEMY

Programs are offered through partnership with Preferred School Care at Bolton
(Bolton Academy, 2268 Adams Drive Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30318) 

 

 

**Enrolling for 2024-2025! 

 ~~ REGISTER HERE ~~

 


BOLTON DRAMA

Bolton drama students will have TWO performances this season!  
The big show WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER (inspired by High School Musical) will be performed in February 2025, and then the entire class will start to work on HAKUNA MATATA, a mini-musical inspired by The Lion King!  HAKUNA MATATA (a 10-12 minute mashup of our favorite acting scenes and musical numbers from Pride Rock) will be performed in May 2025 at the Spring Showcase!
 

Both performance pieces will feature show-stopping musical numbers, dramatic acting scenes, and moments for everyone to shine onstage in their unique roles!

Jr Drama Club 
PreK - 1st graders 
Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30 pm

Drama Club   
2nd - 5th graders 
Tuesdays, 3:30-5:00 pm
(students not enrolled in Preferred School Care may work on their homework
or read quietly during Jr Drama Club in our classroom)

 Traditionally this is a popular class at Bolton.  Class size can be up to 30 students with 2 instructors. 

Enrollment in all Forefront classes at Bolton also entitle students to participate in various Forefront Arts community events (Parent Night Out, Talent Show, Holiday Parade, etc)

REGISTER HERE!


BOLTON DANCE

 

 

Ballet, Jazz, and Musical Theatre combo dance class, culminating in a spring dance recital! 

Jr Dance Club 
PreK - K
Day TBD, 2:30-3:30 pm

 

Dance Club 
1st-3rd
Day TBD, 3:30-4:30 pm
(students not enrolled in Preferred School Care may work on their homework
or read quietly during Jr Dance Club in our classroom)
 

Students will love exploring Ballet, Jazz, and Musical Theatre each week with our professional dance instructors & choreographers!  We'll start with warmups, stretches, isolations, dance terminology, across the floor progressions to boost technique, and learn fun dance combinations each week!  We'll also play games that instill rhythm, spatial awareness, confidence, and focus.  Put it all together while you work on amazing dance numbers for our big spring dance recital!  

Traditionally this is a popular class at Bolton.  Class size can be up to 15 students with 1 instructor.

Enrollment in all Forefront classes at Bolton also entitle students to participate in various Forefront Arts community events (Parent Night Out, Talent Show, Holiday Parade, etc)

Interested in this class? Join the Waitlist here!

Interested in enrolling in Dance this year? Please fill out the Waitlist form linked above and let us know which DAY you would prefer!

BOLTON HIP HOP

 

 

High Energy and FUN active dance class for guys & girls, culminating in a dance recital! 

Jr Hip Hop Club 
PreK - 1st
Day TBD, 2:30-3:30 pm
 

Hip Hop Club 
2nd - 5th
Day TBD, 3:30-4:30 pm 

(students not enrolled in Preferred School Care may work on their homework
or read quietly during Jr Hip Hop Club in our classroom)
 

Boost your confidence onstage while focusing on your rhythm & dance skills!  Hip Hop Club / Jr Hip Hop Club features fun warmups, physical challenges, dance technique, and performances of fun (and age appropriate) hip hop dance routines! All levels of dance experience are welcome to join the fun. Throughout the year the class will learn various dance numbers, culminating in a Dance Recital!   

Traditionally this is a popular class at Bolton.  Class size can be up to 15 students with 1 instructor.

Enrollment in all Forefront classes at Bolton also entitle students to participate in various Forefront Arts community events (Parent Night Out, Talent Show, Holiday Parade, etc)

Interested in this class? Join the Waitlist here!

Interested in enrolling in HipHop this year? Please fill out the Waitlist form linked above and let us know which DAY you would prefer!

2024-2025 ENROLLMENT, TUITION, & PERFORMANCE DETAILS

Annual Registration & Membership Fee ~ $35
A single registration fee covers all Bolton dance & drama programs for the school year!  This fee covers your child's insurance to participate in our programs as well as administrative expenses associated with processing & confirming your registration, class newsletters, and periodic special programs offered to the entire Forefront community.

 We offer 3 tuition payment options for classes at Bolton: pay in-full upfront for a discount, 
split tuition into 2 semesterly installments, or split tuition into 10 monthly installments.

1 hour class tuition:
$825 upfront (Save $100! Paid at registration) 
$445 x 2 semesters (Fall pd at registration, Spring pd January 1st)
$92.50 x 10 monthly installments (Pd at reg, Sept - Dec for Fall and Jan-May for Spring)

 

1.5 hour class tuition:
$969 upfront (Save $120! Paid at registration) 
$497 x 2 semesters (Fall pd at registration, Spring pd January 1st)
$109 x 10 monthly installments (Pd at reg, Sept - Dec for Fall and Jan-May for Spring)

 

Additional classes ~~ 35% discount!
$468 upfront (Paid at registration) 
$289 x 2 semesters (Fall pd at registration, Spring pd January 1st)
$60 x 10 monthly installments (Pd at reg, Sept - Dec for Fall and Jan-May for Spring)

 

Enrollment Details: Bolton classes are a 1-semester commitment except for Drama Club which is a year-long commitment due to the nature of rehearsing a full-scale show.  Fall enrollment automatically carries over to the Spring semester unless you select the Semester-Enrollment option and provide written notice of withdrawal by emailing Register@ForefrontArts.com by 11/30/2024.  Withdrawal will take place between semesters. Your child's spot in the various Bolton dance & jr drama programs is reserved for the year unless you choose to withdraw from spring semester by 11/30/2024.

Enrolled dance & drama families are required to have a card on file in our secure studio software for automatic billing purposes.  Tuition Installments or any class fees will be automatically charged to that card.  You can update the card on file at any time.  

 

DRAMA PERFORMANCE SUPPLY FEE – due October 2024
Participation in the musical performances (both High School Musical and Lion King revues) is expected of all students enrolled in Drama or Jr Drama. A $75 Drama Performance Supply Fee (processed 10/15/24) helps us cover all of the performance expenses for the WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER show in February which are not included in class tuition such as venue rental, event insurance, security, sets, costume pieces, props, scripts, show programs, keepsake HSM cast tshirt, keepsake HSM cast Showbear, and keepsake cast video. Spring Showcase performance expenses (where the kids will perform their Lion King revue) is already included in your class tuition so there is no additional charge for performing in the May show. 

 

SPRING SHOWCASE RECITAL – May 2025
Participation in the Spring Showcase recital is expected of all students enrolled in Drama, Dance, or Hip Hop.  Recital expenses are included in your Drama, Dance or HipHop class tuition including venue, event insurance, security, recital programs, recital tshirt, and keepsake recital video.

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS:
Enrollment in all Forefront classes at Bolton also entitle students to participate in various Forefront Arts community events (Parent Night Out, Talent Show, Holiday Parade, etc)

 

INSTALLMENT PLANS EXPLAINED:
The total cost for the year can be evenly split into installments for convenience & affordability.  All installment plans must be paid in full by May 1, 2025, and all accounts must be up-to-date for students to attend class or participate in performances or events.  For monthly installments you will pay the same whether your class meets 3, 4, or 5 times that month because you are not paying for those specific weeks in the month, but rather a straight installment plan for the total semester or year.  Enrollment is not month-to-month.  If selecting an installment option families are committing to paying the full amount for the program (Full-year commitment for Drama Club or 1 semester commitment for all other classes) simply split up into smaller monthly or semester payments.

 

2024-2025 DRESS CODE

CLICK HERE to see the Dress Code for each class at Bolton

Students should change into Dress Code before their class each week.
All students must have all of their dress code items by the 2nd class.

2024-2025 CLASS DATES   

We have set the class calendar for 32 classes (including dress rehearsal) over the course of the season but only charged tuition for 30 classes so if a class has to be canceled due to bad weather or teacher illness we will not need to schedule a make-up lesson.

FALL DATES (Tues - Thurs):
Begin: September 3
End: December 19
Fall Dates with no classes: October 14-18, November 5, November 25-29, December 23-January 3.