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BBB Accredited Business since

Beginnings Workshop

Phone: (914) 923-4239 Fax: (914) 923-1116 View Additional Phone Numbers 68A Croton Dam Rd, Ossining, NY 10562

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This firm provides performing and entertainment arts workshops.

It is a professional entertainment arts resident workshop that helps young people decide whether to pursue a performing arts career. In the online Guide provided to the Bureau by Beginnings, students are asked to review the Guide, as it contains policies regarding conduct, attire, meals, safety, telephone use, dormitory room relationships, etc., as well as a section titled Ten Quick Ways To Get Dismissed. It also provides information about facilities, daily schedules, casting workshops, the showcase, transportation, and numerous other program related activities. Consumers are advised to read the Guide thoroughly and understand its terms and conditions. In general, the Bureau suggests obtaining all promises in writing, including all fees and cancellation provisions.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Beginnings Workshop meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Beginnings Workshop include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Beginnings Workshop
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: January 01, 1990 Business started: 01/01/1984 in NY
Type of Entity

Sole Proprietorship

Business Management
Mr. Peter Sklar, Director
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Peter Sklar, Director
Business Category


Alternate Business Names
Beginnings Peter Sklar
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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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