Dance with Janis - Ballet Pointe Tap Jazz HipHop Contemporary Kids classes 2 up
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Dance with Janis
563 Tamiami TRL Unit 6,
Port Charlotte FL, 33953.  
On the corner  Of Chamberlain and  Rt 41 Southbound.



Carlos Garland season 10 "So You Think You Can Dance"  "Spiderman" on Broadway,  Tour of "Bad Boys of Ballet"  will conduct a Master class in Contemporary/Lyrical.  Carlos was Awesome.....loved it! He will be back!


Franck and Nathalie Lemoine, will offer Ballroom classes for singles and couples.  Private Lessons can be arranged for Saturdays
941-830-3151  to schedule your class in Latin, Swing, or Rock and Roll.

 
 Nancy Cruz formerly of American Ballet Theatre and Alvin Ailey Dance Company has  joined our staff for Pointe and Lyrical/Contemporary and jazz.  We are so Happy to have her! Free trial Pointe class Tues  6-7pm  Free trial teen Jazz Tuesday 7pm  Free trial Lyrical teen Tuesday 8-9pm.

Anna Arnold with share her expertise in Clogging!  Wednesdays  6:45-7:30 pm  Free Trial for your first class. Open for all ages

David Rigsby will teach Musical Theater 
dance movement/voice/acting  Thurs 7pm
Free trial for your first class call to save a spot.  Ages 6 - adult

Sandy Grenier will  teach  Acro Tricks,  childrens classes in Tap, Ballet and Lyrical  adult tap and Jazz and more
Free trial  ages 3-8  acro Tuesdays 5:15-6:00

Even Ackerman will teach Modern 7:30-8:30 Wednesdays for Adults, kids jazz call for a Free trial class

McKenna Howes has joined us for Lyrical and Private lesson Choreography and HipHop Jazz
Free trial Hip Hop Jazz Mondays 6:00-6:45

Amanda Calvert teach Adult Ballet  and Acro Synthesis, a class of movement, acrobatic Partnering and more. for older teens and adults 

NEW!  Madison Pratt-  will be adding to our staff to teach Jazz, Hip Hop and Lyrical for all ages!  Watch for her classes starting soon 



 "Ilse Mindling  Yoga for any age"  Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9:30-10:30am
for more information please contact Ilse


Welcome!  We hope you join our group of Dancers and friends.

Every dancer is important whether they take one class a week or are Regional or National Competitors

July Schedule  7/2-7/26  Please note Ms Sandy will be on Vacation July 3rd,  so her classes will only get 3 classes in July and tuitions will be adjusted

Mon 4:30-5:15  ages 2-3 with/without moms  Janis
Mon 5:15-6:00 Childrens ballet ages 4-7  Janis
Mon  6:00-7:00  Preteen/ Teen Jazz   Janis  10 and up  Comp
Mon  7:00-8:00 Preteen/ Teen Lyrical   Janis  10-up Comp
Mon  7:00-8:00  Acro Synthesis   Amanda
Mon 8:00-9:00   Ballet  18 and up  Amanda

Tues 4:45-5:30  ages 3-5 Combo Tap/Ballet   Janis
Tues  5:00-5:45  Acro tricks ages 3-7 (No class 7/3 teacher vaca)
Tues  5:30-6:15  Lyrical ages 5-10
Tues  5:45-6:30   Acro tricks ages 8 and up  (No class 7/3) Sandy
Tues  6:15-7:15  Ballet Technique ages 10 and up exp.  Nanci/Janis 
Tues  6:30-7:15  Adult Jazz  (No class 7/3)  Sandy
Tues  7:15-8:15   Pointe   Nanci 
Tues  7:15-8:15  Tap  Teen/Adult  (No class 7/3)  Sandy

Wed  6:00-6:45  Ballet Technique  Int children 7-12  Janis
Wed  6:00-6:45  Clogging with Anna Arnold "Soles in Motion"
Wed  6:45-7:30  TBA   Janis
Wed  6:45-7:30  HipHop Jazz   ages 7-12
Wed 7:30-8:30  Modern Dance open  Evan
Wed 7:30-8:30  TBA  Janis

Thurs 4:30 -5:15   Kids HipHop Jazz ages 4-7  Janis
Thurs  5:15-6:00   Combo ages 4-6  Janis
6:00-7:00  Solo choreography 7/5________ 7/12
7/19         7/26

7:00-8:00 Solo Chorography  7/5  Bryan Tropf  Lyrical/Janis
7/12                     7/19                            7/26
7:00-7:45  Musical Theater  David





Please note- The spaces available are updated most mornings and can change.  If you want a class with Limited space please call  Janis  941-451-3356
As we prepare for our June Show "Encore" Classes may be closed due to choreography already finished.  After the Beginning of February we may not accept new students except those ages 2-6. And will also accept those with previous experience, and beginners in new classes.
Monday  Now  Thru June 28th

4:30-5:15    Kiddles ages 2-3 with or without mom- Janis  open
5:15-6:00 Ballet  for children ages 4-7  Janis 
6:00-7:00  Jazz  Intermediate  9-16  Janis
7:00-800  Adv ballet technique Teen-adult   Janis  
7:00-8:00  Lyrical Intemediate ages 9-16  McKenna
8:00-8:45  Adult Ballet  first class free trial  Amanda open

Tuesday
9:30-10:30 am    Yoga  with Ilse 
4:30-5:00 Pvt Samantha Martel with Janis
5:15-6:00  Acro for children ages 3-8  Sandy  open
5:15-6:00  Lyrical for kids ages 5-9  Janis  Limited space
6:00-7:00   Pointe  and Int Ballet  Nanci Cruz  teen- adult
6:00-6:45  Tap  ages  5-9 Ms Sandy  
7:00-8:00  Jazz  adv teen  Nanci/Janis
7:00-745  Adult Tap  "Moms" adults welcome   Sandy
8:00-9:00  Adv teen Lyrical   Nanci/Janis
8:00-8:30  Pvt available with Janis   choreo or tech

Wednesday
4:30-5:15  ages 3-5   with Janis Tap/Ballet Free trial OPEN
5:15-6:00  Intermediate Competitive Tap  7-12  Janis 
6:00-6:45  Intermediate  competitive Ballet 7-12  Janis 
6:45-7:30   Jazz  open   Evan ages 6-10
6:45-7:30  Clogging with Anna  all ages  "Soles in Motion" Open
7:30-8:00   Jessica Wilcek Private Lesson
7:30-8:30  Modern for Moms  Evan  open for adults
8:00-8:30  Pvt available  with McKenna

Thursday
930-1030 am  Yoga  with Ilse  Mindling 
4:30-5:15- Kids HipHop Jazz  ages 4-7 Janis    Samantha asst 
5:15-6:00 Kinderdance  ballet/tap ages 3-4  Sandy
5:30-6:00  solo  rehearsal Zoey Cadyn Lillian and Brenna 
6:00-7:00  Intermediate  Ballet    Janis  
6:00-7:00  Acro tricks for dancers    Sandy  open
7:00-7:45  Musical Theater  open ages  David Rigsby  Voice, dance , acting  open
7:00-8:00  Int/Adv Tap  11-adult  Sandy


Friday
4:15-5:00 Combination 2    Ballet/tap ages 4-6  Janis 
5:00-5:15 solos    Bryan + Sofia Hills
5:15-6:00   Ballet ages 7-11 
6:00-6:45   Lyrical ages  7-13 
6:00-7:00 Partner Acro  first class free trial
6:45-7:30  Jazz ages 9-13



45 minute group class $38 paid monthly,  additional 45 minute classes $27 more per month (discounted rate for monthly payments)   1 - 45 minute class $38,  2 classes per week are $65 monthly and 3 per week are $92 monthly etc
1 hour class $46 monthly, additional is + $31    2= $77,   3 classes =$108 etc.
Annual Registration fee for  all students  $15.00 
special rehearsals-  Weekly shared solo Competition  rehearsals  $26 monthly 
30 min (4 dances ) or 15 min (2 dances)
Special group rehearsals  $6 monthly see Monday 8-8:15 for Don't Rain and Seasons,.
Tuesday 6:45-7:00 for Money- Tap, ballet and pointe  will be practiced in classes
We take cash, check and credit/debit cards.   Tuitions are due the first week of the month and late after the 15th of the month.  Late payments are subject to a $10 late fee.
Please understand the monthly fees are discounted.  We expect students to take classes and continue their training.  If you want to drop in to class the rate $20 per class.

The Best Childrens program in the area!

941-451-3356       (941) 766-0300
Janis Raven-Garvey former professional dancer with more then 40 years  Teaching and choreographing experience and her staff  Sandy Grenier,  Evan Ackerman,  Eryne Phillips, Nanci Cruz, McKenna Howes, Davis Rigsby, Anna Arnold, Amanda Calvert,  and assistants  conduct classes for all  ages along with  guest artists such as  Jovani Serrano  choreographer/performer NYC ,  Ed Phelan  Master Choreographer/competition judge USA,  both former students of Janis's,  Linda Giancaspro  ballet Mistress for New England Ballet,  Carlos Garland "SYTYCD" season 10,  The class schedule features Janis's copyrighted  "Young Childs Dance" syllabus for ages 2-7,  but all ages and levels  are taught.

Performances other then just recitals for are an important part of this special dance  program.  Our recitals are held in December 29-21, 2018,  and  the 3rd weekend in June at North Port High School,  the Performing Arts Center. This year June 15th and 16th,   2018.
Recital costumes generally cost between $58-$80 and are reused for other shows  whenever possible.
just email me,  [email protected] or call (941)766-0300 or text me 941-451-3356
2018
Jan 20    Girl Scouts exhibition and classes at Sky Academy  1:30-5:00
Feb 18th  Master class  with Linda Giancaspro 1-2:30 and 2:30-4
Feb 24th  Kids Fest Port Charlotte Beach Complex 10-1
March 4th Special Rehearsal for Regionals
March  9-11 Regionals Fort Myers

April 22- Master class with Carlos Garland "So You Think You Can Dance"  1-2:30

April 24th Punta Gorda Block Party  tent.

2017
 March 12 Lazy Lagoon Mobile Home Park PG arrive 2:15 dance at 3pm  GREAT JOB
March 25+26 Ticket to Broadway Regional Competition  Sarasota  Overal scores and judges awards!
March 31, 5:30 Glenallen Spring Fling
June 17  NPHS   On Broadway
Aug 4 and 5 Open House performances at the studio
Aug 27th  Leap Forward Scholarshop interview and audition, Maya, Katie H, Cadyn and Zoey were all nominees   All were awarded  places- Grand prize  Zoey Drachler

Oct 14th TBA  Pumpkin Fest cancelled due to Hurricane damage  River Commons 2:30 dance time
Nov  5th Sunday  Villa San Carlos
Nov 11th  Demo at Vetrans celebration  County LLine Pawn
Nov  19th  Villa San carloss II
December 2nd  North port Invitational  NPHS 
Dec 21+ 22 NPHS  "Joyful"  NPHS

2016 performances

July 1-8 Legacy Nationals Orlando FL
Nov 5th  NPHS Dance Invitational
Dec 18+ 19  Charlotte High School  Christmas memories
April 8-10 Legacy Regionals
July 5-7  legacy Nationals Orlando
Oct 16th River Commons assisted Living
Oct 31  Suncoast Baptist Trunk or treat
Nov 5th NPHS Invitational
Dec 16th CPAC  The Nutcracker and Other Gifts.
2015
Feb 14+15 Legacy Dance Championships 
March 15th 2015  Lazy Lagoon Mobile home park  Punta Gorda.
June 19+ 20th North Port High School     "At the Movies"

Oct 16th  River Commons  show  2pm
First class is FREE!
Your first (trial) class is always Free.
 September and January are  "BRING a FRIEND" to class months.  Bring your friends, Neighbors, relatives, school/church groups, girls scouts etc to try one class free!
 

 
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