Registration, Tuition & Class Info

We're excited that you're thinking of joining Essex Dance Academy this year! Please keep in mind that class sizes are limited, so if a class reaches capacity, another one will be formed, or you can be placed on a waiting list for the class you want. Also, note that students may take a trial class. If the trial class results in enrollment, the cost of the trial class will be included in your tuition.

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To register online using a credit card, click below. Only the nonrefundable registration fee ($25 per student) will be charged to your credit card at this time.

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To register by mail or in-person, download the printable registration form by clicking the button below. Complete the form, indicating your class of choice, and return, along with a check for your nonrefundable registration fee ($25 per student), to Essex Dance Academy, 260 Route 46 East, Fairfield, NJ 07004.

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Customers, log in to your DanceWorks account to view or pay your bill online.

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Tuition for Non-Competitive/Recreational and Novice Competition classes for the September through May season is $585 for a 45-minute or 1-hour class and $765 for a 90-minute class. Tuition may be paid in nine equal monthly payments or one payment annually. Tuition is due by the 5th of each month. A late fee will be assessed for any payment not received by the 20th of each month. There are no deductions or refunds for missed lessons due to illness, vacation or holidays. Please schedule a make-up class for missed lessons. There are no sibling discounts.

Monthly Payments for Non-Competitive/Recreational and Novice Competition Classes

  • 45-minute to 1-hour class: $65 per month
  • 90-minute class: $85 per month

Maximum monthly payment per student is $275

Annual Payments for Non-Competitive/Recreational and Novice Competition Classes

EDA offers a 10% discount for a full-year tuition payment.  To take advantage of the discount, you must pay the entire full-year tuition prior to the start of your first class.

  • 45-minute to 1-hour class: $526.50 (price reflects discount)
  • 90-minute class: $688.50 (price reflects discount)

Maximum yearly payment per student is $2,475.00. 


Shoes, tights, leotards and accessories may be purchased at the studio, or visit our dancewear boutique, Everything Dance, at 242 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell, N.J.