Friendly reminder… Karate starts this week at FOCUS: Just one more way to focus on fitness and exercise!

Tajik Karate Academy Comes to FOCUS
First class starts this WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16! Dance and karate are coming together and uniting 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 Geminise Robin: A Rams Cheerleader!

 

Hello!  The Rams are in the playoffs and will be playing the Dallas Cowboys next Saturday, January 12, at 5:15 p.m., at the Coliseum. We are thrilled that our own FOCUS faculty member, Geminise Robin, will be there cheering for the playoffs as she does at each and every game! You just might get a glimpse of her on the TV!

 

Get a Free Class with the New FOCUS Valpak Coupon

Did you check out your Orange County Valpak mailer yet?

Here’s your chance to get one free class from our schedule of classes, by just bringing in the FOCUS coupon in your Valpak!

No Valpak at your house? Accidentally threw it away? No worries, just click on the coupon image above and print out a full-size PDF coupon. Or, show the office this FOCUS Talk newsletter on your phone and you can try out the class of your choice!

Come celebrate our Sweet Sixteenth Birthday with this awesome free opportunity to enjoy the fun of dance and fitness!

Here’s Your Chance to Win FOCUS BUCKS!

 

What is a FOCUS BUCK?

A FOCUS BUCK is a special currency exclusive for FOCUS families to use toward tuition!

In these Days of Giving Thanks, we encourage you to share what you are thankful for by taking a creative photo and tagging us on our FOCUS Instagram or Facebook page for a chance to win FOCUS BUCKS!

Each day, a winner will receive $10 off their tuition, so the more you enter the more chances you have to win, through the month of November!

One (1) entry per day per person, please. Just enter and you will be closer to winning!

Another “Sweet 16” Surprise

Another “Sweet 16” Surprise

It’s another Sweet 16 Birthday free class!

Come get a sneak peek at the new Junior Hip-Hop 2 class next Wednesday, October 24, at 4:30 p.m. You have a one-time opportunity to try this class for free!

We can’t wait to see you joining in on the fun if you’re a new customer or a current dancer who is not already enrolled in this level class.

The gifts, free classes, and prizes are just getting started for our sweet sixteen year, so keep an eye out for the next surprise…

Surprise Free Class!!!

The FOCUS Sweet Sixteen Birthday Celebration continues on Monday, October 15, with one FREE Jazz 2 class at 5:30 p.m.

Come Join the fun if you’re a new customer or a current dancer who is not already enrolled in this class.

Keep an eye out for more great FOCUS opportunities in celebration of our sweet sixteen year!

SURPRISE! Free Class Offer Extended!

The FOCUS 16th Birthday Free Class Offer Continues…

The Sweet Sixteen free class offer has been extended to the ENTIRE week of September 17 at FOCUS!

Drop into FREE classes from our special selection Monday through Friday, Sept. 17 through 22, if you’re a new customer or a current dancer who is dropping into classes you are not already enrolled in.

Space is limited in the free classes, so come 10 to 15 minutes early to be sure you can experience the fun of dance!

Come Celebrate More with Us!

It’s FOCUS Dance Center’s 16th birthday and we’re not shy about celebrating! Get ready for a delightful YEAR of endless celebrations, filled with sweet deals for our FOCUS families, special offers to the Irvine community, fun events, gifts, and prizes too!

 

Enjoy a day of FREE classes on Monday, Sept. 17, if you’re a new customer or a current dancer who is dropping into a class you are not already enrolled in!

Keep an eye out for more FOCUS family discounts, prizes, and much more coming soon…

We’re excited to be entering our second year at Woodbridge Village Center and to be celebrating our 16th year of creating a lifetime of dance memories. Come share in our joy–this month and throughout the year!

FOCUS Is Turning 16!

Come Celebrate with Us!

It’s FOCUS Dance Center’s 16th birthday and we’re not shy about celebrating! Get ready for a delightful YEAR of endless celebrations, filled with sweet deals for our FOCUS families, special offers to the Irvine community, fun events, gifts, and prizes too!

The party begins on Monday, Sept. 10, at 4:30 p.m. with lots of cake, balloons, party favors, and of course…singing happy birthday to FOCUS! Then enjoy a day of FREE classes on Monday, Sept. 17, if you’re a new customer or a current dancer who is dropping into a class you are not already enrolled in!

Keep an eye out for more FOCUS family discounts, prizes, and much more coming soon…

We’re excited to be entering our second year at Woodbridge Village Center and to be celebrating our 16th year of creating a lifetime of dance memories. Come share in our joy–this month and throughout the year!

FOCUS Wins at Showstopper Competition Finals!

FOCUS Competing Dancers attended Showstopper Finals July 18 through July 22 and brought home some awesome awards, crystals, and overalls.

Congratulations to ALL of our FOCUS COMPETING Dancers! We couldn’t be more proud. Also, a big congrats to the FOCUS dancers performing in “No One Else To Blame” — Tia Blonshine, Sophia Chung, Miya Grant, Christine Kao, Hanna Landazuri, Ashley Tuthill, Katherine Wang, Sienna Wood and Amelia Yum, plus choreographers Shannon Willard and Andrew Tran — for winning a place in the Sunday Championships and Live Webcast. And finally kudos to our very own Christine Kao who was invited to perform in the opening number for the Sunday Showstopper Championship live Webcast Event based on her solo score criteria!

See all our amazing competing dancers showing off their winnings in the video above, check out our dancers at the championships below, and visit our Facebook page for more photos!

 

 

Grand Opening Event This Saturday.

The Woodbridge Village Center Party is taking place:  Saturday, July 28, From 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Come to the grand opening of the renovated Woodbridge Village Center on Saturday, July 28, noon to 4 p.m. All this fun will be in the courtyard right in front of FOCUS, so be a part of the celebration, including:

  • Parking lot carnival with bounce houses, turf games, exhibits, and a small stage
  • Tabletop activities, building games, and crafts
  • Turf activities with leapfrog contest, dancing, yoga, and lawn games for kids
  • In-store and storefront promotions
  • FOCUS performances on the stage and other fun shows
  • Pop-up zone
  • Restaurant cooking demos
  • Giveaways

Hope to see you there!

Broadway Basics Musical Theatre Workshop, July 16-19

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.

View the Musical Theatre Workshop Flyer
Visit www.broadwayartsstudio.com for more information and to register.

It’s time to SPLASH into summer at FOCUS!!!

Come be a part of our amazing summer programs! Look below for more information on our

* dance workshop
* dance camp
* musical theater workshop
* K-pop intensive
Plus over 260+ ongoing classes to choose from Age 2-Adult!

From the early AM to the Late PM,
So many options there’s no need to look anywhere else!
Come be fit, and have fun all summer long at FOCUS!

Check out what all the excitement is about, and join the fun summer events happening at FOCUS Dance Center!

Can’t wait to see you there…

FOCUS Tiny Dancer Camp and Dance Workshop July 9th thru 13th
Tiny Dancer Camp: 9:30 am- 12:00 pm  (Monday class starts at 9 am)
Ages 3-6
Dance Workshop & Intensive
Ages 7-18
9:00 am-12:30 pm (Monday classes start at 8:30 am)

Join the fun and sample a wide variety of dance styles–from Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop and Tap to Tumbling, Musical Theater, Latin, and Pom.

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.

Download printable version of the flyer

Download printable version of the registration form

 

K-POP Classes and a Summer Intensive July 30 – Aug.3
9 am – 12:30 pm
Age: 11
+

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!

K-Pop Intensive:

  • 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!
Email us at connect@focusdance.com or call the office at 949-737-5151 to learn more.
Limited Time Only: Darcie Roberts to Offer Musical Theatre Workshop at FOCUS!
July 16-19th from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm
Age: 10 +

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.

Visit www.broadwayartsstudio.com for more information and to register.

2018-19 FDC Competing Information Is Now Available on Our Website!

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!

Available Now: New Season Schedule and Appointment Registration Site!

Available Now:
New Season Schedule and Appointment Registration Site! 

New Season Runs July 9, 2018 – June 15, 2019

Find the NEW Season Schedule here.

Schedule a Registration Appointment here.

Competing Dancers: Please skip down to the note below.*
Universal Dancer Families: Our faculty and office team look forward to meeting with you to coordinate the best classes and times for your students. Online appointments for registration will be as follows:

Currently Enrolled Returning Students
Saturday, June 2, 9 a.m. -1 p.m.
Sunday, June 3, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Inactive Returning Students and New Students
Sunday, June 3, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
If your student is currently enrolled in classes, you will be able to log in using the email address where you received this email.

If you’re new to the studio, or if we haven’t seen you in a while, please click on the “Click Here!” link to the right of “New or Not Currently Enrolled Student?” and follow the prompts.

Appointments are first come, first served. Schedule your appointment as soon as possible!


Special LImited-Time Offer for Currently Enrolled FOCUS Student ONLY:

Save your $25 per dancer registration fee by making an appointment and coming in to register on either June 2 or June 3, and then begin taking classes July 9!


Unable to attend an appointment on June 2 or 3?
Walk-in Registration begins Monday, June 4, at 10 a.m.

*Competing Dancer Families: Please DO NOT make an appointment on the registration site. Please check your email for a customized copy of the new season schedule for your new block hours, which begin July 9, and send an email to connect@focusdance.com if you have any questions. Competing Dancer Registration will take place in mid-August after auditions.

We are so grateful for ALL our dance families!

– FOCUS Administration Team