Terms and Conditions

  1. Any personal information provided to The Stage School will be processed by The Stage School for the purposes of administration, research, the provision of teaching services in singing, dance and drama, the organization of performances and for the administration of The Stage School is statutory obligations under legislation relating to children. The Stage School will not disclose this information to third parties for marketing purposes. The Stage School itself may use this information to provide marketing information. If you do not wish to receive marketing information from The Stage School please check the box provided on the application form.
  2. Class times and fees are given in the “Acceptance letter,” “Remittance Form” or the relevant “Venue Sheet” for each course. An application will only be deemed to have been accepted if accompanied by the payment of the required deposit. Receipt of the application and any deposit or fees paid at the time of application will be confirmed in writing along with all relevant course details and acceptance of any student is not confirmed until that letter has been issued.
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  4. Courses take place once a week during the normal academic terms. The term dates for the following term will be made known in writing at the end of each term. Written confirmation from The Stage School of an application confirming that a student has been allocated a place establishes a contract for the provision of teaching services.
  5. Cancellation                                                                                                                                                                     You may request a withdrawal either by calling 847-692-5127 or by submitting a completed “Program Withdrawal Request” form (available on the Park Ridge Park District website) and faxing to 847-692-6949 or emailing to recreation@prparks. org. If you withdraw from a program prior to the start, a full program fee minus a $3 administrative fee will be applied as a credit to your Park District account. If for any reason, you would like to be reimbursed instead of credited, please allow two to three weeks for refund processing. After the start, a prorated program fee, minus the $3 administrative fee, will be issued as a credit based on the date of the request. Special Events are nonrefundable once event has taken place. The district may prorate the expenses already incurred in advance for any program or event. No refunds will be issued after the third class. No refunds will be issued for one-day classes/programs, outdoor swimming pool passes/memberships, ice skating passes/ memberships, and facility rentals canceled within 30 days of the rental activity, EXCEPT in cases of illness, injury, or moving out-of-district, or at the discretion of the Superintendent of Recreation where a student is attending any course for the first time the contract can be terminated no later than 4 days after the second course day.
  6. The Stage School reserves the right to make changes to the timetable and to the teaching staff.
  7. The Stage School will from time to time take photographs and film footage of students during class time for use in The Stage School marketing and publicity material. If you do not wish for your child to be photographed/filmed please let the school Principal know in writing.
  8. Students participate at their own risk and are obliged to inform The Stage School and its staff of any existing injuries or medical condition.
  9. Students are obliged to take care of their own belongings. The Stage School can accept no liability for lost or damaged belongings.
  10. The liability of The Stage School and that of its staff is restricted to class time only and then only to gross negligence.