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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.
Master Ballet class with Linda Giancaspro from the New England ballet on Saturday February 23rd. $25 currently registered students, $35 for non students. call to save your spot.
Sandy Grenier Adult classes in Tap and Jazz, childrens classes in Tap, Ballet and Acro + Competitive Tap for teens
a former studio owner with years of experience joined us in 2015
We love Ms Sandy!
David Rigsby Musical Theater
Acting/Voice/dance movement Thurs 7:15pm
David has a professional acting and directing background both in live theater and TV. Fun exciting theater classes for all ages.
Becky Davis and Erika Lane former dance students of Janis's will be choreographing for the teen Jazz and Lyrical classes on Mondays.
Danielle Chapman a life long dancer and dance teacher from NYC has joined us and is teaching HipHop Mondays 545 and 630. and HipHop and Lyrical on Wednesdays.
Rachel Case- a life long ballet dancer will be teaching adult ballet Wednesday 730, and subbing for Janis as needed, Rachel takes class at Dance with Janis too.
Katie Hurlburt Katie has danced with Janis since she was 4.5 and has been an assistant teacher for 4 years. She will be assisting the wed intermediate tap and ballet classes. Next season she will get her own tap class to teach.
Lily Eddy Lily has danced most of her life concentrating on Contemporary, Lyrical and Jazz. She is Janis's assistant in most classes and began teaching her own Contemporary and HipHop classes on Fridays January 2019
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!
Linda Giancaprowll return for Ballet Master classes in February 23rd 2019.
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
June 2019 show Fri/Sat June 21 +22 "Tribute"
December 2019 Thurs/Fri Dec 19+20 2019 "TBA"
Both shows at North Port High School Performing Arts Center 6400 W. Price Blvd North Port
Classes in Blue are being added January 2019
if a class is marked "Full" you can go on a wait list as some may move to other time slots
4:00-4:45 starts 2/11/19 ages 21/2-4 Tap and ballet!
4:45-5:30 Lyrical and Hip Hop jazz for ages 4-7
5:30-6:15 Ballet for children ages 4-8 Janis/Lily
5:45-6:30 Hip Hop ages 6-11 Danielle
6:15-6:30 solos Lillian B
6:30-7:30 Jazz Teen Becky/Erika
6:30-7:30 Teen Hip Hop Danielle
7:30-8:30 Lyrical Teen Becky/Erika
7:30-8:15 Adult Hip Hop starts 2/11/19
4:00-4:45 Ages 3+4 Tap/Ballet Janis/Lily full
4:45-5:00 Solos Bryan and Saiyani Janis/Lily
5:00-5:45 Tumblefun! Ms Sandy open ages limited space
5:00-5:45 Ballet 2/3 ages 6-11 Janis/Lily
5:45-6:30 Acro ages 5 and up Cartwheel/Handstand
5:45-6:30 Lyrical 2/3 ages 6-11 Janis/Lily
6:30-7:30 Pointe Int/adv teen/adult Janis/
6:30-7:15 Adult Jazz Sandy all welcome
7:15-8:00 Adult Tap Sandy all welcome
7:30-8:30 Ballet Technique Int/adv Janis/
4:15-5:00 Ages 3-5 Tap and Ballet Janis/Lily
5:00-5:15 solos Sofia H + Stephanie M solos Janis/Lily
5:15-6:00 Intermediate Competitive Tap 7-12 Janis/Katie
6:00-6:45 Lyrical with Danielle ages 7-11
6:00-6:45 Intermediate Ballet Janis/Katie FULL
6:45-7:30 Hip Hop ages 7-12 Danielle
6:45-7:30 starts March 27th Opening Number rehearsal
7:30-8:15 Adult Ballet with Rachel Case (limited space)
4:15-5:00 TUMBLEFUN! ages 3-8 Sandy
4:30-5:15- Kids HipHop Jazz 2 ages 5-9 Janis Janis/Lily
5:00-5:45 TAP 2/3 ages 8-12 Sandy
5:15-6:00 Combo 2 Tap/Ballet ages 4 -6 Janis/Lily
5:45-6:30 Ballet ages 8-12 Sandy
6:00-6:15 Solos Cadyn and Brooke Janis/Lily
6:30-7:15 ACRO ages 7 and up Full Sandy see tues 545
6:15-7:15 Teen Ballet 11+ up Janis competitive
7:15-8:00 Musical Theater open ages David Rigsby Acting,Voice, dance movement, ages 6 and up
7:15-8:15 Teen Tap 12 -adult Sandy competitive
8:15-8:30 Sarah Hurlburt Senior Solo rehearsal Janis
4:30-5:15 Combo 2 Ballet/tap ages 4-6 Janis/Lily same as thurs 515
5:15-6:00 Ballet 2/3 ages 7-10 competitive Janis/Lily
5:15-6:00 HipHop ages 10 and up Lily
6:00-6:45 Lyrical 3/4 ages 8-14 competitive Janis
6:00-6:45 Kids Hip Hop ages 6+ up Lily
6:45-7:30 Jazz ages 3/4 9-14 competitive Janis
6:45-7:30 CONTEMPORARY ages 9 and up Lily
7:30-8:00 Pointe Beginner with Teacher ok ages 10 and up
45 minute group class $38 paid monthly, additional 45 minute classes $28 more per month (discounted rate for monthly payments) 1 - 45 minute class $38, 2 classes per week are $66 monthly and 3 per week are $94 monthly etc
1 hour class $48 monthly, additional is + $32 2= $80, 3 classes =112 etc.
half hour special classes $20 per month with other classes- no further discounts
Competition solos $26 per month
Annual Registration fee for returning students $15.00
New students first registration $20
special rehearsals- Weekly shared solo Competition rehearsals $26 monthly
15 min (2 dances)
We take cash, check and credit/debit cards. Tuitions are due the first week of the month and late after the 10th 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 $15 per class, unless offered at $10 Salsa/ Yoga
The Best Childrens program in the area!
And Now the best Adult program in the area!
The most comprehensive ballet program in the area
Now with more HipHop, More Tap, More Lyrical and Contemporary , more jazz, more Musical Theater and MORE coming!
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, Danielle Chapman, David Rigsby, Becky Davis , Erika Lane, Rachel Case, Lily Eddy, and assistants conduct classes for all ages along with guest artists such as Jovani Serrano choreographer/performer from 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 19+20 2019 and June 21+ 22, 2019 at North Port High School, the Performing Arts Center.
Recital costumes generally cost between $58-$80 and are reused for other shows whenever possible. If you purchase a costume for the December performance then the same costume will usually be reused in June with a new routine. One exception is if you change classes/levels you will need to purchase a new costume.
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
July 15th Private Party Lazy River- 90th Birthday Celebration attended by 120 people
Sept 23- Community Performance in studio
Oct 27th Port Charlotte Halloween fest
Dec 2 North Port High School dance Invitational
Dec 21 7pm The Nutcracker and More NPHS
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