Frequently asked questions

Age of Students


Twinkles ages: 5 -5.5years Shooting Stars ages: 5.5-6 years Bright Lights ages: 6 to 12 years Company Stars ages: 13-18 years




Length of Program


We offer four terms througout the year. Fall,Winter, Spring and Summer Twinkles is 9 weeks: 45 min Shooting Stars is 10 weeks; 1.5 hours Shine Brights and Company Stars run for 10 weeks; 3 hours on Saturdays Spring and Summer weekly camps are available during Spring Break and in July and August.




Time Schedules


South School Venue (Langley ChristianElementary School) 10:00am-1:00pm North School Venue (The Grove Church) 2:00pm -5:00pm Spring and Summer camp times vary according to location availabilty Click her to see calendar online here.




Student Attire at Shine Bright


Please wear a t-shirt and black athletic or stretch pants. No jeans please. Ballet slippers and or clean indoor shoes for Twinkles and Shooting Stars are required. Black Jazz shoes for Shine Brights 1 to 4 and Company Stars are manadatory. Footwear may be purchased ar any dance store. Consignment shoes may be purchased at the school. If your child/ren grow out of their footwear, families may sell them thru consignment at the school venues. Click here




Student Absences


Please check your Shine Bright website monthly calendar on Class Schedule website page to plan for holidays accordingly. In the guidelines for, The Provincial Health Authority/Worksafe BC. If students are sick they are not to attend classes but should notify Shine Bright Administration. Any information homework, videos will be provided via email in order to review and keep your child/ren up to date.




Presentations and Productions


Majority of term presentations, performances and events are held on the last day of term during class time. This may vary according to the venue and theater availability. Students get to expereince theater venues in the Fraser Valley. Details will be provided on the monrthly calendar on the class schedule webpage click here.




Trial Period


New Students are able to try out the first two (2) weeks at the beginning of each term. Your deposit will cover this cost. If you're not satisfied with the program there are no additional costs. The deposit is non-refundable. Please give Shine Bright Administration a withdrawal notice by week the end of week two (2).




Statutory Holidays


We following regular school day schedules and holidays. Depending upon Shine Bright's 10- week calendar, classes may be in sesssion during holidays. See class calendar click here




The Shine Bright Difference


We strive to meet students' individual needs. Boosting self-confidence, build empathy, patience, and compassion with others. Control and express feelings appropriately. Supporting students attain their goals, whether it's personal or professional. We offer a non-competitive program that entails singing, dancing and acting all in the same place. No need to travel to other locations, as all disciplines are in one venue.




Teachers


Shine Bright Teachers hold a wide diversity of education, skills and experiences in the Performing Arts. They bring a wealth of professional knowledge in stage, movie, TV and Musical Theatre to our school. To read about our teachers click here.




Registration


You can register online or over the phone by calling your local Shine Bright school. 778 861 4559




Cost of Classes


Please see Class Fee Sheet for pricing. Pricing varies according to Programs. These sheets are also available via email or at our school locations.




Cancellation Notice and Deposits


Life can change on a dime. If you're in need of cancelling or transferring your deposit and /or fees, a minimum of 14 days notice is required for refunds. If notice is given after the two-week trial period deposits there will be no refunds.




School Store


If you are looking to purchase school branded items you can purchase them from our online shop here.




Class size


Peers groups are divided into no more than 12-15 students to provide the optimum educational experience. Rotating every hour to each discipline; Singing, Dancing & Acting. Students learn communication, postive interaction with peers, body posturing and control, projection, speaking with confidence among others. Gaining personal interspective, manage time, and take on responsibilities. For Students under 6 years class remain together for the duration of their class.




School Closures


For Snow days, power outages and other general school closures please check the class calendar click here




During the Pandemic COVID 19


We are currently (2021) running classes during a pandemic. We are following all the guidelines set out by the provincial health authority