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We have been having a great week at FOCUS TINY DANCER CAMP and DANCE WORKSHOP AND INTENSIVE 2018!
Join the fun and training all week long from our amazing teachers in the industry!
Not Registered? Weekly, Day and Per Class Rates Available.
It’s not too late to sign up for FOCUS Summer Workshops, Dance Camps, Intensives, Competing Audition Clinics, and more than 250 ongoing full season classes! Learn more by clicking on the links below:
Class and feedback given by Master Teacher Rhonda Kaufman Malkin, a former Rockette.
WHERE: FOCUS Dance Center in Irvine
COST: $150 per Dancer
Come take advantage of this unique opportunity to train with former Rockette Rhonda Kaufman Malkin in this V.I.P. workshop! Experience jazz warm-up, precision jazz, precision tap, and kickline routines, plus individualized feedback at the end of the workshop to help guide you on your Rockette experience.
About Rhonda Kaufman Malkin
Rhonda Kaufman Malkin is the owner/director of Fusion Exercise, Inc., and Professional Dance Coaching, and has been training and teaching dancers nationally and internationally for almost 25 years. As a highly successful professional dancer in Los Angeles and New York City for over 17 years, Rhonda maintains a high level of professionalism and expectation for all of her dance students.
What an enchanting and fun-filled evening the Gala party was for all the dancers, parents, and choreographers. It was a spectacular event with a red carpet arrival (and red carpet fans), photo booth, appetizers, choreographer presentation, awards, delicious dinner, dancing, and more, held at the elegant posh TwentyEight restaurant in Irvine–all to celebrate and honor the successful competing dancers and choreographers!
Here are just some of the many attendees who dressed up and came out to celebrate:
Thank you to the outstanding Gala organizers under the direction of the FOCUS Co-Presidents Naomi Dove and June Selvan!
A HUGE SHOUT-OUT to Naomi Dove, June Selvan, Aarti Jain Cadin, Heidi Chin, Kristi Grant, and Ju Chang, for creating such an extraordinary and fun, memory-filled event! We so appreciate all the many hours, TLC, and love you put into creating and organizing this spectacular evening celebration!
When you can’t be at FOCUS, take FOCUS with you! Show your FOCUS spirit by showing off your FOCUS attire. Put on your gear, take a picture, then tag us on Instagram (focus_dance_center) or on Facebook (FOCUS Dance Center). Your picture may be featured on our page, and you may even win some serious FOCUS BUCKS!
What a magical week of dance it was at the Barclay Theatre! Thank you to all of our outstanding and supportive audience members for coming out to watch the FOCUS dancers while they shared their hard work, accomplishments, and talents from their season of training, through the art of performance.
Here’s to our coordinators and volunteers for the outstanding backstage help in keeping everything running so smoothly for the dress rehearsals and concerts. Their dedication, organization, and enthusiasm created such a positive atmosphere to work in, and we are so grateful to them for giving so generously of their time, kindness, and TLC!
Thank you to the Universal and Competing dancers and teachers who were so fabulous in their presentations. Every dance created and performed was a thrilling moment that made memories to treasure. We are so proud of all our FOCUS dancers and teachers for their true dedication, commitment, teamwork, passion, and love of dance and the arts.
Last but not least, thank you to all the parents for your love and dedication to your children and your selflessness in supporting what inspires your children most, the artistry of dance and performance!
The new season at FOCUS dance is upon us! The Honors Performance is behind us now, and we encourage you to continue moving your feet. Our new schedule of classes starts on July 9–less than two weeks away! Choose from jazz, tap, ballet, hip-hop, lyrical, tumbling, fitness, and more. If you have not registered your student for the new season, please review the schedule and stop by to register at your earliest convenience. We are happy to help you if you need assistance choosing the best classes for your child. Stop by, email us, or call us at (949) 737-5151.
Come join one of our two competing programs and start enjoying the challenges and rewards of being a competitive dancer! Download this flyer to find more information about auditioning for our Competition Program during our Summer Intensive Clinic.
Come join the fun and have an exciting experience in our K-Pop weekly classes, starting the week of July 9, and also participate in the first-ever Summer K-POP INTENSIVE…and dance like a star!
- Learn choreography to your favorite music (mix)
- Bond with new friends / other K-Pop fans
- Be part of a music video project and live performance — both to be revealed on the last day!
Come celebrate a sampling of different styles of dance in the fun atmosphere of the FOCUS Summer Intensive Clinics in July and August. Here’s your chance to experience amazing guest master teachers and our own fantastic FOCUS faculty.
Our week-long Dance Camp runs from morning through early afternoon and you can still take classes from our regular schedule of more than 250+ classes in the afternoons and evenings.
**Tiny Dancer Camp is only for children ages 3-6.
**Dance Workshop is for ages 7-18. Space is limited and camps fill up quickly, so register now to guarantee your spot!
**A printable version of the registration form for you to fill out is available in the documents section of this website.
We are pleased to announce that Darcie Roberts will be offering a Broadway Basics Musical Theatre Workshop at FOCUS, July 16-19! Roberts is an accomplished Broadway actress who has appeared on stages all over the world. She recently appeared as a special guest star in Sutton Foster’s Live From Lincoln Center.
The Broadway Basics Musical Theatre Workshop is designed to grow students in all areas of the Broadway Arts: voice, acting, dance, style, audition technique and acting through song. The workshop will culminate with a small showcase at the end of the week.
Space is very limited and spots will fill up quickly.
FOCUS CLASSES ARE ON BREAK:
June 18, 2018 – July 8, 2018
(Adult and Universal Dance Classes)
Competing Only – June 25th – June 30th
Choreography Classes- Saturday, July 7th, and Sunday, July 8th
FOCUS Dance Center Office Open June 18, 2018 – *July 8, 2018
*OFFICE CLOSED JULY 4, 2018
New Season Classes begin July 9th! Register now online using the Parent Portal
Or, Stop by the office and Register in person (refer to dates above)
Audition with us!
FOCUS offers two award-winning Competition Programs: “FOCUS Company” for the intermediate/advanced dancer and “Club FOCUS” for the beginning/intermediate dancer. Both programs are designed to give dancers professional dance training while building self-confidence, teamwork, determination, drive, a fulfilling dance experience, and life-long friendships. Auditions take place during a five-day Intensive Clinic this summer.
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Auditions are part of a mandatory 5-day audition/Intensive clinic
Make-up Auditions are structured the same as the July auditions.
Audition/Intensive/Clinic JULY 9 – 13
Make-up Audition/Intensive/Clinic AUGUST 6 – 10
Year round school dancers please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Mandatory Clinic/Choreo. Days: M – 8:30am to 2:00pm TU/W 9:00am to 2:00pm
Mandatory Clinic/Audition Days: TH/F 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (tailored times to come)
Specific Style and age group audition times for TH/F will be announced July 9th
FYI: Ages 4-8, new to competing, please take:
Intensive/Clinic week July 9 – 13 M – 8:30am to 12:30pm T/W/TH/F – 9:00am – 12:30pm
Audition Saturday July 14 9:00am to 12:00pm
TAP – JAZZ – LYRICAL – CONTEMPORARY – HIP-HOP – ACRO – MUSICAL THEATRE
AUDITIONS OPEN TO ALL DANCERS AGES 4 – 18
HOW TO GET STARTED
Come to FOCUS, or go to focusdancecenter.com, print out and submit your FOCUS Audition Application and fees, by e-mail, or bring to the FOCUS office by Monday, July 2nd. Walk-in applications after July 2nd please add additional $25 fee for administrative costs.
For questions, come to FOCUS, call, 949.737.5151, or e-mail us at email@example.com, and let the journey begin!
FOCUS offers two award-winning Competing programs: “FOCUS Company” for the Intermediate/advanced dancer, and “Club FOCUS” for the Beginning/Intermediate dancer. Both programs are designed to give the dancers professional dance training while building self-confidence, teamwork, determination, drive, a fulfilling dance experience, and lifelong friendships.
Be inspired and challenged in one of our two FOCUS Competition Programs.
FOCUS Dance Center is 12,000 square feet of brand new state-of-the-art dance competing training grounds, in the heart of beautiful Irvine, California. Our competing programs are designed to give dancers of all ages and levels professional dance training, while building self-confidence, teamwork, determination, drive, a fulfilling dance experience, and life-long friendships.
To get more information about our two prestigious competition programs, visit our competition page, and get started experiencing the inspiring journey of competitive dance at FOCUS!
It’s time to SHINE on stage, and get all your new tights, shoes, and accessories for Tech Week, Picture Week, and the Honors Performance! The FIT dance and activewear store at FOCUS is geared up and ready to help you with your special end-of-season and summer needs.
Remember, Tech Week (June 4-9) is our test run where you will wear the right tights, shoes, and hair up in a stage bun, and apply your make-up so you will be a “pro” when Picture Week comes around and ready for your dress rehearsal(s) and performance(s)!
Also don’t forget…costumes will be handed out during Tech Week for you to take home, make strap adjustments if needed, and be ready to wear for Picture Week, Dress Rehearsal(s), and the Honors Performance(s). Costumes are not worn during Tech Week.