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2022 / 2023


  • Payments due by the 15th of each month or charged $25 per month late fee

  • All tuition must be paid in full before performances or forfeit appearance on stage

  • Family discount of $5 off per child per month

  • No refund due to illness or injury. Make up classes by arrangement  

  • No refund if student drops out of classes   

  • $45 NSF on all returned checks  

  • Only two work scholarships available through The Dance Center and must be in place

  • before the session begins. Scholarships can be withdrawn if work agreement not fulfilled  

  • Boys dance for ½ tuition through the Charles Potts Scholarship fund. 

  • Students/Parents to expect extra expense for costumes for performances.  

    Note: $3.00 debit/credit fee will be added
    Venmo: @Idalee-Hutson-Fish-1


Packages for Open classes or drop-in's

  • 8 class pack

    Valid for one year
    • Modern
    • Adult Tap
    • Advanced Ballet (B4/B5 drop-in)


Charles Potts Scholarship Scholarship for Boys

In 2014 Charles Potts started sponsoring the Charles Potts Scholarship for Boys at The Dance Center of Walla Walla, beginning with our first scholarship recipient, Caleb Leitch, who is now one of our ballet teachers.  Each year, the Charles Potts Scholarship for Boys provides one-half tuition scholarship discounts for all boys in our program.



Charles Potts is an award-winning poet, writer, businessman, and passionate advocate for good public policy. More than twenty-five of his books have been published since the 1960s. He holds a BA in English from Idaho State University. He is an autodidact student of American history, politics, and economic geography.

Potts is a master practitioner in the Society of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, an Able Toastmaster, a certified Yoga instructor, and a retired real estate broker. He received the Distinguished Professional Achievement Award in 1994 from the College of Arts and Sciences at his alma mater, Idaho State University. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Washington Poets Association in 2008.

Potts lives on a ranch in Walla Walla where he raises foundation Appaloosa horses.

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Merit-based Scholarships

The merit-based scholarships are offered at a limited number by director, Idalee Hutson-Fish.

Need-based Scholarships

The need-based scholarships are offered at a limited number by director, Idalee Hutson-Fish. To be considered, please reach out directly to get more information. We are strongly committed to making dance opportunities available to as many students as possible regardless of ability to pay, prioritizing students of color. Need-based and merit-based scholarships as well as work-study options are available each season.  Scholarship applications are available to everyone.

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