Dance with Janis
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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.
WE ARE OPEN, SAFE, SANITIZED AND SOCIAL DISTANCED due to CORONAVIRUS.
Our June show. " Curtain UP!". WAS AMAZING! Congratulations Cast and Staff!
Next Performance Broadway Workshop October 8 or 9 "Bring it On" Musical Revue
December 17th 2pm Nutcracker Magic 2pm NPHS all dance students
Now auditioning new dancers for Competition groups ages 5-18 Call 941-451-3356
We are looking to perform for you in community shows. Looking for Festivals, Picnics, Church Gatherings, Fundraisers, School Functions, Dinners. Where we perform has changed greatly with Covid. Call now performances are for promotion of our studio, donations for our competition dancers are welcome but not mandatory, 941-451-3356
First Community Show September 24th, 2022 Dinner show 2230 Harriet St
7pm start, arrive by 615 dances will be chosen August 15- 26th to go to this show Inside/stage
ZUMBA! with Tina Melik
Tuesday and Thursday 8:30-9:30 am
call Tina for more info 1-586-507-2414 $8. per class
Call 941-451-3356 to schedule your free trial
Parent and Tot
941-451-3356 ages 18 month-30 months with caregiver (parent and tot) Tuesdays 5:00-5:30 pm
or Mondays 415-4:45 (starting august 15) a fun and exciting learning class to introduce young ones to movement/music/concepts. $36. monthly ! Limited space call now
New Broadway Workshop Friday August 19th FREE TRIAL CLASSES Fri 5:00-6:00 ages 6-10
or 6:00-7:30 ages 10- adult. A professional with Broadway and Vegas Credits, Susan Swanson directed the Broadway West school in Las Vegas and Sarasota.
She will bring her special teaching of Voice, Acting and Dance in a workshop format, producing a performance every 2 months! Call now class starts 8/19/22 first performance "Bring it On" the Musical Revue Oct 8 or 9
Signups after the Free trial.
Nutcracker Workshop Mondays 5:30-6:00 ages 5-adult (Party scene) $20 month extra with a ballet class
or Thursday 7:30-8:15 ages 8- Teen Ballet/Scene, Tree grow Mice/Rats and Queen. $30 month with a ballet/lyrical/jazz or acro class.
Performance Dec 17th 2pm North Port performing Arts Center (NPHS theater)
Janis Raven-Garvey Artistic Director
A former professional dancer in Broadway, Cabaret, video and Ballet Companies, Music Video Choreographer, former Director of New Jersey Dance Company 1976-1994, Staff member at Dance + Plus 1995-2004, Dance with Janis 2004-present. Award winner multiple times for her Choreography and Technical Excellence of her students. Moved to Current location in 2016 for more space! Teaching Munchkins, Competition solos, Beginner Pointe, and Intermediate Ballet, Intermediate Lyrical Competition groups, Nutcracker Workshop and Home school Ballet classes.
Sandy Grenier joined us in 2016 and teaches Tap, Jazz and Contemporaray/Lyrical for Adults, TumbleFUN, Acro, Kinderdance classes, Parent and Tot, she also assists in Ballet and Pointe classes, Private lessons and Wedding couples choreography. She teaches children, teens and adults. Her results are outstanding! Sandy is a former studio owner from the Northeast.
Danielle Chapman joined us in October of 2018 and teaches Broadway Jazz Mondays and Intermediate Contemporary/Lyrical teen, . private lessons and Competition Choreography. Danielle was trained in NYC and comes from a family of dancers.
Brittany Wight a Life long dancer and competition dancer Is teaching Contemporary, Int and Adv Tap, Adv Jazz, Teen Jazz, Teen Lyrical and Competition Prep class as well as private lessons for Competition Choreography/Technique. Brittany holds many Competition Titles and Awards and has trained in all forms of dance and Cheer.
Catherine Dowie-. Trained in Ballet and Pointe with teaching experience in all dance forms ,
Catherine is formerly with the Gulf Coast Ballet as a performer and staff member.
She Teaches Adult Int Ballet, Beginner Ballet, Advanced Ballet , Pointe as well as Competition Choreography and Yoga
Emalee Snooks Teacher, Emalee is a trained competitive dancer who is currently teaching Hip Hop, Tik Tok, Musical theater, Kinderdance, Acro, TumbleFUN, Preteen Jazz, Tumble 3, Parent and tot, Kids tap, Mini Hop Hop and Competition Choreography.
Susan Swanson Broadway Workshop- a former professional with many credits for herself and her students.
Susans' workshops will produce a performance of singing/dance and acting about every two months! Join now classes start August 19th, first show October 8 or 9th, " Bring it ON" the Musical Revue
Brooke Corl assistant teacher/ teacher. Competitive dancer and student at Dance with Janis.
Also a a VPA dancer at North Port High School. Brooke will be Teaching Lyrical for kids ages 4-7, and possibly Beginner ballet for children as well as assisting Janis in Int Competitive Lyrical, Beg 4/Int Ballet, and Nutcracker Workshop on Mondays.
Meghan Snooks- Assistant Teacher/Teacher- Meghan assists in TumbleFUN, Kinderdance, Parent and tot, Kids Hip Hop, Munchkins, + Preteen Jazz Meghan is our well trained go to substitute for classes
Tina Melik- Zumba Tues and Thurs 8:30-9:30 am Tinas classes are FUN and DANCY. Eveyone can do it!
call her directly- 1-586-907-2414 Pay per class
YaYa Diamond- Currently on tour for her Grammy Nominated SONG! - She will be back next spring!
Voice, public speaking, performance, and much much more!
Online or in person at the studio
941-883-1266 will resume when her tour finishes. Yaya Diamond and the Dreamchasers.
Barbara Mangnon Professor of Classical Ballet at the University of Oklahoma has joined our staff as an additional teacher she will sub for classes.
Classes currently available for registration
Sept Start classes Parent and tot classes 18 months-3 Zumba Broadway Workshop
August 15- June 30 2023
4:15-445 kids Ballet ( 30 min) with either tap or lyrical
4:45 Lyrical 3/4 (same as Thurs 5:00) Competitive kids ages 6-11 JRG/BC
4:45 Kids Tap ages 5-9 ES
5:30-6:00 NUTCRACKER WORKSHOP $20 per month with a Ballet class "Party Scene" JRG/BC
530- 6:15. Tik Tok HIpHop Competition /Performance group ages preteen/Teen ES
6:00-6:45 Ballet 3/4 ages 8-13 Comp and Performance class JRG
6:45-745 Adv Teen Contemp/Lyr High School BW
6:45-7:30 Broadway JAZZ ages 8 (with experience of at least 2 yrs)- teen DC
7:45-830 Adv Teen Tap BW comp/performance High School
7:30-8:15 Contemp/Modern Int 8 (with exp 2 yrs) -teen/adult
8:15-8:45 Private lesson Abby Chumley DC
8:30-9:30 am ZUMBA with Tina 1-586-907-2414
4:15-5:00. TumbleFUN ages 2.5-6 Sandy/Meghan limited space
4:15-5:00 Kinderdance 1 ages 3-5 Tap/Ballet ES
5:00-5:30 Parent and TOT ages 18months -3yrs with Caregiver (older if needed for disabilities) $36 SG/MS/JRG
5:00 - 545. Tumble 3 ages 6-11 Cartwheel, handstands roundoffs bridges Emalee
5:30-6:00 Beginner Pointe please call for more info JRG
5:45-6:30 Kids Hip Hop 2 ages 6-10 Emalee/Meghan Limited space 8/1/22
6:00-6:45 Int teen Ballet Janis comp and performance
6:30-715 Adult Tap Sandy starts Sept 13 2022
6:45-7:30 Teen Int Lyrical. Brittany comp and performance
715-800 adult Jazz Sandy starts Sept 13, 2022
730-8:15 . Teen Int Jazz Brittany
8:00-8:45 adult Contemp/Lyrical starts Sept 13
Note Sept 6 adult tap and jazz rehearsal for show Sept 24
645- 745 practice
8:15-8:45 Pvt lesson available with Brittany
4:15-5:00 TumbleFUN 2 ages 4-8 Emalee
4:15-5:00 kinder 1 tap/ ballet With/without moms. Ages 2.5-4.5
5:00-5:45 Kinderdance ages 4-6 Tap/ballet. Emalee/Meghan
5:00-5:45 Kids Ballet ages 6-11 Catherine/
5:45-6:30 HipHop Jazz ages 8-12 Emalee/Meghan
5:45-630 Int/Adv Pointe Catherine comp/Perf
630-7:15 Beg/ Int Ballet Teen/Adult JRG performance/Comp?
630-730 Advanced Teen Jazz BW Comp and Perform
7:15-7:30 JRG Paige Kuhns rehearsal
7:30-8:30 Adult Ballet Int. Catherine
730-815 TBA. Ex rehearsals
8:30-9:30 am Zumba with Tina 1-586-907-2414
4:15-5:00 TumbleFUN 2 ages 4-10 Sandy/Emalee
415-5:00 Mini Hip Hop ages 3.5-7 Emalee starts oct
5:00-5:45 Lyrical 3/4 Competitive kids ages 7-12 JRG Performance and Comp
5:00- 5:45 Kinderdance 3 ages 5.5-8 Tap/Ballet Sandy/Emalee
5:45 -630 Teen int tap 10-16 Brittany adults welcome too
5:45 -630 kids Hip Hop ages 7-11 Emalee
6:30 -730 Int/adv Acro walkovers handsprings, ariels etc. Sandy/Emalee/Brittany
6:30-7:15 Solo Choreo Sofia Hills Tap with Brittany in Sept
7:30 -8:15 Musical Theater Emalee/JRG Nutcracker battle/mouse rats scenes ages 7-16
7:15-8:15 Cadyn Shatney private BW
8:15-8:30 Sofia England solo rehearsal BW
8:15-8:30 Bryan Tropf Solo rehearsal ES
5:00-5:45 Kids HipHop ages 5-9 Es
5:00-6:00 BROADWAY WORKSHOP Susan Swanson ages 6-10 $60 per month 2 month commitment with other classes discounted to $52.50 first show oct 8/9 FREE TRIAL August 19 call
5:45-6:30 Hip Hop Teen confirm
6:00-7:30 BROADWAY WORKSHOP Susan Swanson ages 10 -adult Sing/dance/act $85 per month, 2 month commitment with other classes discounted to to $75 per month first show oct 8/9
Free class 8/19 call to save a spot
Annual registration Fee $25 per dancer $35 for 2 same family, $50 for 3 or more same family
1- 45 minute class per week = $48 per month.
additional 45 minute classes per week charged at $30 more per month 2 per week $78 3 - $108 4- $138
as of September 1, 2022 additional 45 minute classes will be $32 more per month ($80, $112, $144)
register by August 15th, 2022 and keep the lower monthly rate all year!
1 hour class $60 additional hour classes $42 monthly 2 hours $102 3 Hours $144.
Special price classes- Parent and tot Mon 415/ Tues 5:00-5:30 $36 monthly
additional 30 minute classes $20 more per month.
Private lessons $30 per 30 minutes or $60 per hour when available