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!
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
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.
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
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.
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
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