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"The Nutcracker and More Friday December 21st 7pm tickets at the door $18.
North Port performing Arts Center,
all seats are Reserved (Numbered)
Backstage Help does not need a ticket. Call 941-766-0300 to ticket info.
Dance with Janis
563 Tamiami TRL Unit 6,
Port Charlotte FL, 33953.
On the corner Of Chamberlain and Rt 41 Southbound.
Alora Hardman, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip Hop and Tap.
A life long dancer who has a love for teaching has joined us this season. She is currently teaching Jazz, Tap and Hip Hop On Wednesdays and Fridays
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
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 a former dance student of Janis's will be choreographing for the teen Lyrical/Contemporary class on Mondays.
Danielle Chapman alife long dancer and dance teacher from NYC has joined us and is teaching HipHop Mondays 545 and 630. We will be adding more classes for Ms Danielle soon!
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 soon get her own class to teach and will still be assisting the wed intermediate tap and ballet classes.
Lily Eddy Lily has danced most of her life concentrating on Contemporary, Lyrical and Jazz. She is Janis's assistant in most classes and begin teaching her own Contemporary class on Fridays 6:46-7:30 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 January/Feb 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
Holiday "The Nutcracker and More" Thursday/Friday Dec 20+21, curtain at 7pm 12/21.
Dance Competition march 15-17 2019 entry fees due by Jan 21, 2019. All fees will be posted over Holiday break.
June 2019 show Fri/Sat June 21 +22
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 Lyrical/HipHop Jazz combo ages 4-8 Janis/Lily
4:45-5:30 Kiddles ages 2-3 with or without mom- Janis/Lily
5:30-6:15 Ballet for children ages 4-8 Janis/Lily
5:45-6:30 Hip Hop ages 6-11 Danielle Full ( see wed 6:00 )
6:15-6:30 solos Lillian B and (Sarah H Jan 19)
6:30-7:30 Jazz Int/adv Teen Janis/Becky
6:30-7:30 Teen Hip Hop Danielle
7:30-8:30 Lyrical Int/Adv Teen Becky+Janis
4:00-4:45 Ages 3+4 Tap/Ballet Janis/Lily
4:45-5:00 Solos Bryan and Saiyani Janis/Lily
5:00-5:45 Tumblefun! Ms Sandy open ages
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/TBA
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/TBA
4:15-5:00 Ages 3-4 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 HipHop with Danielle open ages
6:00-6:45 Intermediate Ballet Janis/Katie FULL
6:45-7:30 Lyrical with Danielle Open ages
6:45-7:30 HipHop Jazz 3 ages 7-12 Alora
7:30-8:15 Adult Ballet with Rachel Case
7:30-8:15 Turn and Leap class with Alora ages 7 and up with experience.
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 2 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 Intermediate/Adv 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 Int/Adv Tap 12 -adult Sandy competitive
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 Alora
6:00-6:45 Lyrical 3/4 ages 8-14 competitive Janis Limited space
6:00-6:45 Tap ages 7 and up Alora
6:45-7:30 Jazz ages 3/4 9-14 competitive AloraLimited space
6:45-7:30 CONTEMPORARY ages 9 and up Lily
7:30-8:00 Pointe Beginner
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
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, Alora Hardman, Danielle Chapman, David Rigsby, Becky Davis , 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 20+21, 2018 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