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- The FOCUS Appointment Registration Site went live on Monday, May 20, at 12 noon here.
- The New Season Schedule of Classes is also now available here.
- Your dancer’s evaluations are available as of Monday, May 20, and will be available for pick-up at the FOCUS front desk.
__________New Season is July 8, 2019 – June 20, 2020
Click the link below to view the NEW Season Schedule:
The FOCUS Appointment Registration Site is now live.
Appointments are first come, first served! Schedule your appointment now to get the classes you want.
If your student is currently enrolled in classes, schedule an appointment for Sunday, June 2, at this link:
You will be able to log in using the email address where you received this email.
If you’re new to FOCUS, or if we haven’t seen you in a while, please make a registration appointment here:
Our teachers and staff look forward to coordinating the best classes and times for your student.
Sunday, June 2, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.Inactive Returning Students and New Students:
Sunday, June 2, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Walk-in Registration begins:
Monday, June 3, at 10 a.m.
Save 20% off the cost of each Concert costume* by following these guidelines:
- Full costume payment required at time of early registration (costume fees are non-refundable).
- Student must remain actively enrolled throughout the 2019-20 Season.
Also, pay NO registration fee–Save $25 per dancer when you complete your registration on June 2.*
*Savings available on June 2, 2019, only.
We are so grateful to you for being a part of the FOCUS Family!
It’s time to get your video order in for the Honors Performance Concert Series.
Just click here to place an order for a professional video capturing the memories of your dancer performing on the Barclay stage! FOCUS is proud to partner with LK Studio for a quality product and timely delivery on USB.
Did you buy your tickets to the FOCUS Honors Concert Series at the Barclay yet? Don’t wait until it’s too late! The Concerts are such fun and beautiful showcases of talent and entertainment with all of the amazing FOCUS dancers sharing their hard work and receiving their Honors Performance certificates! The most heartwarming of all is watching them as they come out at the end of the Concert to take a much-deserved bow!
FOCUS is taking registration for all Summer Programs NOW! Can’t wait to see you shine in dance and fitness in one of our workshops, intensives, or audition clinics in the morning and early afternoon!
Calling ALL dancers of ALL ages and ALL levels:
Come enjoy one of our fun and exhilarating Summer Camps or Intensives, designed to enhance your dance experience. Come create new friendships, train with industry guest teachers and FOCUS faculty professionals, and start your memory-making summer of dance today!
Calling ALL competitive dancers:
Come increase your joy and passion for dance with the Intensive/Audition! Break the boundaries and experience the confidence-building, teamwork, and challenge of competing this summer at FOCUS!
Dance styles include: Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Acro, Audition Technique, and more.
Dates and times are listed below.
Click here for the Summer Programs Registration Form with rates, and register to start your summer dance experience today!
Tiny Dancer Camp
July 15 – 19
Beginning and Adv. Beginner Dancers
Ages 4 – 6
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Dance Camp and Intensive
Session #1: July 15 – 19
Session #2: August 12 – 16
Beginning through Advanced Dancers
Ages 7 – Adult
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Monday classes start at 8:30 a.m.)
Dance Intensive and Competition Audition Clinic
July 15 – 21
Semi-Intermediate through Advanced Dancers
Ages 7 – 18 (Younger dancers will need approval to attend.)
Dance Intensive and Audition Clinic
July 15 – 19 with Auditions July 20 – 21
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Those auditioning stay until 8:30 p.m.
Audition schedule for Saturday, July 20, and Sunday, July 21, to be determined.
This intensive clinic is mandatory for those who wish to audition for one of our competing groups.
Make-Up Competition Audition Clinic (One make-up date only)
This clinic is for those who missed the audition clinic in July.
August 12 – 16
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Monday class starts at 8:30 a.m.)
Audition Clinic will be held in the morning during the times mentioned above.
Auditions will be held in the block classes in the evening.
To view the FREE video with a detailed breakdown of doing hair, go to FDC TV on the FOCUS website:
Without make-up, the bright lights on stage wash out the faces of all dancers and cause them to look as if they have flat faces and no features. This happens to the little ones, as well! Because of this, you will need to apply some make-up to your dancing star! Even our tiny dancers need eye shadow, blush, and red lipstick. (The wrong color lipstick can make your dancer’s lips look orange, purple, or even black on stage!)
For your convenience, please click on the link below for eye shadow and lipstick color suggestions. Remember, what looks good on mom doesn’t necessarily look good for the dancer on stage under stage lighting.
We are pleased to announce that we are working again this year with Da Silva Photography. Da Silva Photography will be coming to FOCUS to photograph each dancer during their class, and to give everyone the opportunity to get a professional solo shot, as well as a group photo of their dance in their costume with make-up already applied.
If you are interested in purchasing individual and/or group photos, Da Silva Studios is now offering an online portal for families to pre-register for the opportunity to have individual and group photos taken without having to choose picture packages before viewing the product. This new opportunity will decrease wait times and give you more flexibility when choosing your photo package. Pre-registration will include a $25 non-refunable deposit.
From the healing energies of Pilates, and Stretch & Conditioning to the exercise, strength, and smiles of Salsa, Hip-Hop, Tap, Ballet and more…here’s your chance to spoil mom with dance and fitness! Check out all the adult classes being offered just for Mom!
Now’s our chance to say thank you and give back to those who take advantage of the early registration and start the July 2019 – June 2020 New Season schedule in July. Pre-registration appointments are an exclusive opportunity created to ensure current FOCUS students get their preferred classes before they fill up, and to give priority to inactive and new students before walk-in registration begins!
|Currently Enrolled Students||Sunday, 6.2.19||10 a.m. – 6 p.m.|
|Inactive & New Students||Sunday, 6.2.19||4 p.m. – 6 p.m.|
|MID-SEASON CLASSES 2019|
|Pre-Ballet 1 / 2||Tues||3:30||5 – 7||Nikki||3/5/2019|
|Jr. HH 1||Thurs||3:30||5 – 7||Nikki||3/21/2019|
|Ballet 1||Thurs||4:30||7 – 11||Cheryl||3/14/2019|
|Hip Hop 1||Fri||4:30||9+||Samantha||3/15/2019|
|Creative Dance||Sat||12:00||3.5 – 5||Laura Ashley||4/27/2019|
|Watch for more mid-season classes coming soon.|
EVALUATIONS of all our wonderful FOCUS dancers will go out before Early Registration. Similar to a report card, this gives the dancer an assessment of their accomplishments throughout the year and is an essential tool for FOCUS to use to aid you in next year’s placement and registration.
MAY AND JUNE CLASS ATTENDANCE
is most important as we will be finishing dances, handing out costumes, and going over Concert information that you will not want your dancer to miss, so make sure that their attendance is a priority!
Come celebrate your special event at FOCUS! Party with dance for your birthday, bachelorette or bachelor party, bat mitzvah, bar mitzvah, graduation, anniversary, or other special occasions! It’s a fun way to interact and enjoy lots of giggles and laughs…while dancing!
See the video of Moses’s fun FOCUS birthday party below!
Dance and karate come together at FOCUS to teach patience, courage, self-confidence, self-control, strength, flexibility, teamwork, concentration, and fitness for kids and adults.
Karate brings families together in a safe and positive environment, just like the art of dance and fitness!
For more information on taking karate classes at FOCUS, visit the Tajik Karate website: https://tajikkarate.com
FOCUS faculty are all revved up to give WOW Cards to dancers for improvements in dance classes, attendance, technique, teamwork, kindness, commitment to dance, and more!
Each WOW Card is worth a $1 Fit Buck to be used at “The Fit” dance and activewear store at FOCUS Dance Center. Fit Bucks can be used to purchase any item in stock. We are so excited to reward dancers with a WOW Card as they grow in their abilities–in class each day and on stage at the Barclay Theatre during the Honors Performance!
to use toward FOCUS tuition!
FOCUS is offering $10 off our registration fee* for new customers. You can access this great offer by downloading the new Retail Therapy App.
*New clients only. Limit one offer per person, per coupon. Coupon must be presented at time of purchase or service. Not valid with any other offer. Subject to limitations, restrictions and delivery rules. Offer valid through January 31, 2019.