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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
7:00-8:00 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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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