Save the Dates for FOCUS Summer Programs You Won’t Want to Miss!

Dates & Times Now Available for 2019
Summer Camps, Intensives, and Competition Audition Clinics

Grow your joy of dance with FOCUS Dance Camps, Intensives, and Competition Audition Clinics, filled with dance, fitness, fun, and challenges to push your dance boundaries. Taught by the best in industry guest professionals and some of our very own top FOCUS faculty!

Genres include Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary/Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Acro, Audition Technique, and more…details about registration coming soon.

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.

For questions, please contact FocusSummerPrograms@gmail.com.

SI Dance Camp Pop-Up Workshop Coming to FOCUS on Feb. 16!

Come to FOCUS and be a part of the SI DANCE CAMP POP-UP WORKSHOP experience on Saturday, February 16, 6-9 p.m.!

FOCUS is pleased to present SI, a long-running, highly distinguished, and incredibly prestigious Hip-Hop dance camp that is readily available for all ages and levels!

Check out the flyer above and register for $20 at: www.sidancecamp.com

FOCUS Joins the Irvine Half Marathon…and You Can, Too!

The Irvine Half Marathon is coming on January 11 and 12, 2019!

FOCUS is excited to be part of this wonderful event again this year! We are looking forward to participating with a vendor booth at the Race Expo at Mike Ward Park on Friday, January 11, as well as having a booth on the day of the Irvine Half Marathon across the street from FOCUS on January 12!

Come say “Hi” at our FOCUS Booth, and check below for more information or visit the Irvine Half Marathon website.

 

HALF MARATHON QUICK FACTS:

The marathon has been newly branded “Irvine Half,” formerly the Southern California Half & 5K.

RACE EXPO & PACKET PICKUP EVENTS

Launch Party: Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, 5-7 p.m., at Woodbridge Center

Expo: Friday, Jan. 11, 5 – 8 p.m., at Mike Ward Park

Finish Line Festival: Saturday, Jan. 12, at Mike Ward Park

SATURDAY, JAN 12, 2019

START LOCATION: 20 LAKEVIEW DR.

FINISH LOCATION: MIKE WARD PARK

Half Marathon Start: 8 a.m.
5K Start: 8:15 a.m.
Gear Check at Mike Ward Park: 7 a.m.

Special Notice for Classes Taking Place on Jan. 10, 11 & 12

Please be prepared, as traffic will be impacted at the Woodbridge Village Center on Thursday – Saturday, Jan. 10-12, because of the Irvine Half Marathon.

  • There will be a pick-up event on Thursday, Jan 10, in the courtyard. Roughly 200 to 800 additional guests will come to the Center.
  • There will be an event held at Mike Ward Park on Friday, Jan. 11.
  • On Saturday, Jan. 12, 1,600 runners are expected to attend the race that begins on Barranca Parkway (crowds may be in place by 6:30 a.m.) near the bridge by Ruby’s and will finish at Mike Ward Park near Woodbridge High School.

As we receive more details we will be sure to share them with all of you!

 

It’s Not Too Late to Participate in the FOCUS Concert Series!

Don’t miss out…it’s not too late to give your dancer the opportunity to celebrate their year of training on stage with the rest of their dance class(es)!

The FOCUS end-of-season Concert Series (Honors Performance) held in June 2019 is gearing up with exciting preparations. It is not too late to turn in your forms and participate. Just click below for the forms needed, complete them, and hand them in at the FOCUS Office!

Happy New Year!

Remember that FOCUS will be closed Dec. 20, 2018 – Jan. 2, 2019. Here’s to a spectacular 2019 New Year for all filled with happiness, success, and fitness! Be sure to come celebrate dance in your classes until December 20, and then come join the fun again at FOCUS beginning January 3, 2019.

At this Holiday Season….

All of us at FOCUS would like to take this time to wish you many precious moments during this holiday season filled with love, happiness, and giggles!

Please note that on Friday, Dec. 14, we will be opening at noon.

Thank you for being part of FOCUS on your dance and fitness journey!

 

The Holiday Season Is Here!

The holiday season is here and FOCUS is filled with gratitude for so much, including you! Please note that FOCUS will be closed Dec. 20 – Jan. 2. Classes will resume Thurs., Jan. 3, 2019. 

So until Dec. 20, ’tis the season to celebrate with dance and fitness; don’t miss the great training and festive fun happening in all classes at FOCUS!

Free Hip Hop Classes in November!

In this season of giving, FOCUS would like to give you the gift of FREE hip hop classes. If you are ready to get your groove on with hip hop, choose from the hand-selected list of classes below and attend for free! Available November 14-20 only, for new students or for current students who are not already enrolled in these class(es).

Get fit, stay in shape, have fun, and celebrate new friendships with a hip hop class! There’s something available for all ages, levels, days, and times; just see below!

FREE HIP-HOP CLASSES NOVEMBER 14-20:

  • Hip-Hop Beg: Tue., 6:30 p.m., for adults
  • Hip-Hop 1: Wed., 3:30 p.m., ages 7-11
  • Hip-Hop 2: Mon., 4:30 p.m., ages 8-12
  • Hip-Hop 2: Thu., 4:30 p.m., ages 8-12
  • Hip-Hop 2: Fri., 6:30 p.m., ages 8-12
  • Hip-Hop 2: Sat., 10 a.m., ages 8-12
  • Hip-Hop 3: Thu., 6:30 p.m., ages 9+
  • Hip-Hop 3: Sat., 12 p.m., ages 9+
  • Hip-Hop 4: Wed., 6:30 p.m., ages 10+
  • Hip-Hop PT Beg./Int.: Fri., 7:30 p.m., ages 12+
  • Hip-Hop PT Int./Adv.: Fri., 7:30 p.m., ages 12+
  • Break Dancing Level 2: Fri., 5:30 p.m., ages 9+

It’s Not Too Late to Turn in Your Honors Performance Forms

Can you believe it? It’s already time to start preparing for the FOCUS Honor Performance Concert Series coming in June!

This amazing FOCUS presentation is the Super Bowl of Dance, and a special opportunity for all FOCUS dancers to showcase their season’s training success for family and friends on the Barclay Theatre stage. This prestigious event gives loved ones the opportunity to celebrate their dancer, and cheer for all the dancers as they are honored for all their hard work, determination, and teamwork with a Certificate of Participation presented at each concert!

Deadline to pay the Concert Fee has passed. If you missed it, please bring your forms and fees in by the end of the week.

The forms and critical details for this mandatory showcase at the conclusion of the 2018-19 FOCUS Dance Season are here:

Wear Your Halloween Costume This Week at FOCUS!

All evening classes starting at or after 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, are CANCELLED to allow dancers to go trick-or-treating on Halloween.

Attention FOCUS Families:

Get ready to celebrate Halloween at FOCUS, when dancers will be allowed to wear costumes to class from Thursday, Oct. 25, through Wednesday, Oct. 31!

Please be sure to wear a costume you can dance in.

FOCUS To Participate in Woodbridge Fall Festival

FOCUS is excited to be part of the Woodbridge Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 20. Please join us! Stop by and say “Hi” at the FOCUS booth, and enjoy all the fun events planned to support Woodbridge Warriors Athletics at Woodbridge High School.

The festival will feature community vendors and restaurants, a chili cook-off, live music, games, and a beer garden, with college football being aired throughout the day!

Wear Your Halloween Costume Next Week at FOCUS!

Attention FOCUS Families:

Get ready to celebrate Halloween at FOCUS, when dancers will be allowed to wear costumes to class from Thursday, Oct. 25, through Wednesday, Oct. 31!

Please be sure to wear a costume you can dance in.

All evening classes starting at or after 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31 are CANCELLED to allow dancers to go trick-or-treating on Halloween.  

Halloween Fun Is Almost Here… Are You Ready?

Attention FOCUS Families!

Get ready to celebrate Halloween at FOCUS, when dancers will be allowed to wear costumes to class from Thursday, Oct. 25, through Wednesday, Oct. 31!

Please be sure to wear a costume you can dance in.

All evening classes starting at or after 5:30 pm on Wednesday, Oct. 31, are CANCELLED to allow dancers to go trick-or-treating on Halloween.