Dance with Janis - Ballet Pointe Tap Jazz HipHop Contemporary Kids classes 2 up
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941-451-3356 call or text  or (941) 766-0300 studio


Dance with Janis
563 Tamiami TRL Unit 6,
Port Charlotte FL, 33953.  
On the corner  Of Chamberlain and  Rt 41 Southbound.

June Performance  Saturday June 22, 2019 5pm.  North Port Performing Arts Center
6400 W. Price Blvd.  
tickets on sale at the Door at 4:30  $18 cash or check


New students fill out the contact page and we will email  you our current schedules!

Fall schedule begins Monday August 19th, Some classes will not start until September due to teachers vacations.

Open House, in person registration,  dance wear and shoe sales, evaluations for classes and competition-  New students encouraged to come-  Monday-Wednesday August 12-14  4:00-8:00 pm.   Call 941-451-3356



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 7:30
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. Thru June 2019  both will then be off to college.

Barbara Mangnon-  Ballet Profess or from the University of Oklahoma  will join our staff for Ballet, Pointe and Ballroom  Fall 2019

Angel Godwin  a former student of Janis's will return July 2019 to share her expertise in Ballet,  Pointe and turn and Leap class
Angel is currently working on her college dance education.

Danielle Chapman a life long dancer and dance teacher from NYC  has joined us and is teaching  all levels ofHipHop and Contemporary

Rachel Case- a life long ballet dancer will be teaching adult ballet Wednesday 730, adding a new beginner adult classs this summer 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 Choreograph

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 she will teach many more classes Fall 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 Giancapro  will return for  Ballet Master classes  soon.

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 5pm curtain June 21 +22   "Tribute"
December 2019  Thurs/Fri   Dec 19+20 curtain at 7pm  2019  "TBA"
Both shows at North Port High School Performing Arts Center  6400 W. Price Blvd North Port

July 2019    Classes start Monday July 8th- August 1 
Fall schedule will be posted soon! 
Mondays
4:00-4:45  2/1-4 Tap /Ballet
4:45-5:30  Lyrical and Hip Hop jazz for ages 4-7
5:30-6:15  Ballet  for children ages 5-9   Janis/Lily 
6:00-6:45  Hip Hop Beginner    Danielle 
6:30-7:30  Jazz  Teen  Becky
6:30-715  Hip Hop  Intermediate   Danielle
7:30-8:30  Lyrical  Teen  Becky
7:30-8:30  HipHop Teen/Adult   Danielle

Tuesday
4:00-4:45  Ages 31/2-5 Combo 2  Tap/Ballet Janis/Lily
5:00-5:45  Tumblefun!  Ms  Sandy  
5:00-5:45  Ballet 2/3 ages 7-12 Janis/Lily
5:45-6:30  Acro open
5:45-6:30  Lyrical 2/3  ages 7-12  Janis/Lily   
6:30-715   Jazz Int    open   Jrg 
6:30-7:15  Adult Jazz Sandy /LE
7:15-8:00  Adult Tap  Sandy  
7:15-8:00  HipHop Teen/adult   Lily
8:00-8:45  Teen/adult Contemporary  Lily
8:00-8:45  Adult Beginner Ballet  Rachel  tent.
Wednesday
4:15-5:00  Ages 3-5 Tap and Ballet  Janis/Lily
5:00-6:00   solo choreo  7/10 Emily Shunko,  7/17 Sofia Hills,
7/24 Bryan Tropf   7/31 Sophie Mazza-  Janis
5:00-5:45  Contemporary  Kids Lily
5:45-6:30 Kids HipHop jazz  Lily
6:00-6:45  Intermediate   Ballet  Janis
6:45-7:30  Hip Hop  open all welcome    Danielle
6:45-7:30 Beginner Ballet ages 6-12   Janis/Rachel
7:30-8:15 Contemporary with Danielle
7:30-8:30  Adult Ballet with Rachel Case

Thursday
4:15-5:00 - Kids HipHop Jazz  2  ages  5-9  Janis   Janis/Lily
4:30-5;15  TUMBLEFUN!  ages 3-8    Sandy
5:00-5:45  Lyrical Kids   Janis
5:15-6:00 Combo 2  Tap/Ballet  ages 4 -7  Sandy
5:45-6:30  Pointe   Angel
6:006:45  Tap   Sandy ages 7-12
6:45-7:15    ACRO  Front limber and more
6:30-7:30 Teen/adult int/adv   Ballet 11+ up    Angel
7:30-8:15  Musical Theater  open ages  David Rigsby  Acting,Voice, dance  movement, ages 6 and up  
7:30-8:30  Turn and Leap class  Angel


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 1 hour is + $32    2= $80,   3 classes =112 etc.
half hour special classes $20 per month with other classes- no further discounts
Competition solos  $28 per month 
Annual Registration fee for returning  students  $20.00 
New students first registration $20 for 1 in family  $35 for 2 dancers same family,  $45 3,   $50 for 4 or more
special rehearsals-  Weekly shared solo Competition  rehearsals  $28 monthly 
 15 min (2 dances)  

Solo Choreography is $52 per hour for competition solos or duet/trios. 

We take cash, check and credit/debit cards.   Tuitions are due the first week of the month and late after the 12th of the month.  Late payments are subject to a $10 late fee.  2nd child same family in same class 10%off.
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
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,
Barbara Mangon   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.
just email me,  dancewithjanis@gmail.com or call (941)766-0300 or text me 941-451-3356

2019
March 3   Village Place  Assisted Living
March 15-17  Imagine Regional dance competition- 18 entries  2 5  start awards 15 4.75 start awards and 1 4.5 star award.   11 Overall High scores and category wins.   ! special judges award-  Choreography awards for all groups 11 and under to Janis,  Entertainment award to "Applause"  teen Jazz for all groups 12 and up   Invitation to World Dance Competition (skip Nationals go directly to worlds) to "I See the Light"  Lyrical ages 6-8  special award, Choreo award.  5 Stars  top score of all jr. Groups!
April 7  performance  River Commons   assisted Living  2:00
April 13 th Performance  relay for Life  North Port High School  5pm
April  27th  Performance  Punta Gorda Block Party  Marion and Taylor rd. 3:15 pm
June 26th  Englewood  Rec Center  Summer camp performance for Theater and music camp
July 14th  Lazy River North Port- Private Party

  
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
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

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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