This Week Is Picture Week

Photos are being taken all week this week!

Individual Prints: from $25.00
Discount Print Packages: from $45.00
Digital Images: $60.00 per costume (download to Print & Share!)

Da Silva Photo Studio is taking pictures this week at FOCUS Dance Center. If you would like individual photos of your dancer in costume, please visit the link below to PRE-ORDER your pictures now. No individual photos are taken without pre-ordering. You can purchase both group and individual photos using the online photo portal:
Pre-Order Photos Here

Last Chance to Purchase Cruiser Candy Bike Drawing Tickets!

GET READY:
Winner to Be Drawn for the Cruiser Candy Bike
on Saturday Night, June 23!

Ready to find out who will win the Cruiser Candy bike? It could be you, so if you haven’t bought a drawing ticket, be sure to purchase one for a chance to win this amazing rhinestone-studded cruiser for yourself or someone special in your life.

The drawing will take place at the Saturday evening (June 23) Gala Concert, so come into the FOCUS office to purchase your tickets ($20 each) right away!

All proceeds will go to the June Adamson Scholarship Fund to help a dancer pursue their dreams. The announcement of the drawing winner will be made at the Gala Concert Performance on Saturday, June 23.

Honors Performance Tickets Are Selling Out!

Don’t miss out! Purchase your tickets for the June 20-23 Honors Performance Concerts today:

Make sure you get your ticket while they are still available…some performances are selling out quickly and we want to make sure you don’t miss out on celebrating the dancers who have worked so hard to showcase their talents for you!

Purchase your tickets today and find out what all the excitement is about by experiencing the FOCUS Honors Performance first-hand.

Come Audition during the FDC Intensive Clinic and Begin Your Competition Journey!

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.

Audition/Intensive/Clinic With FDC 2018.19

Come be inspired, and challenged, to start your
FOCUS Competition journey todayCOMPANY&CLUBFOCUS
Auditions are part of a mandatory 5-day audition/Intensive clinic
Make-up Auditions are structured the same as the July auditions.

AUDITON/INTENSIVE/CLINIC/DATES
Audition/Intensive/Clinic JULY 9 – 13
Make-up Audition/Intensive/Clinic AUGUST 6 – 10
Year round school dancers please contact connect@focusdance.com

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

COMPETINGSTYLES
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 connect@focusdance.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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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.

 

 

 

 

 

“TOGETHER” Gala Concert Features Our Amazing Competing Dancers! Come join the celebration at the Barclay!

“TOGETHER” Gala Concert
Features Our Amazing Competing Dancers!
Come join the celebration at the Barclay!
This year’s competing dancer Gala concert will be held on Saturday, June 23, at 7 p.m., and you won’t want to miss it!

We are so very PROUD of ALL our FOCUS dancers and can’t wait to see them all shine on stage during our Honors Performance Series, Wednesday, June 20 through Saturday, June 23!  All the dancers have shown, amazing growth and LOVE of dance, and each show will showcase their hard work and talents!Our competing company dances will be professionally presented at Saturday evening’s performance…lit up with custom lights to bring the artistry of each dance to a whole new level! The professional guest artists performing alongside the dancers will also make it a night to remember.

We need YOU and your family and friends to make this special show an out-of-this-world experience for our dancers who’ve worked so very hard. Please make sure to tell all of your nearest and dearest just how AWESOME this show will be…and invite them to attend.

Tickets are NOW on sale to the public:

Purchase Your Tickets Here

If you have any questions, please email Sharon at sha-babe@cox.net ASAP.

Thank You for Registering!

Thank you to those who took advantage of the custom registration appointments this past weekend! It was delightful to meet you in person and work with you to find the perfect schedule of dance classes from among everything offered for the new FOCUS season, which begins July 9.

Limited Time Only: Darcie Roberts to Offer Musical Theatre Workshop at FOCUS!

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.

Schedule Your Appointment Today for Registration!

IT’S NOT TOO LATE for new and returning students to schedule a registration appointment on June 2 or 3. Appointments give students priority registration for the new season classes and allow our faculty and staff to help you coordinate the best classes and times.

Just click the link below to make an appointment and ensure you get the classes of your choice. FOCUS returning students can also take advantage of the $25 savings (waived registration fee).

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.*

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 Students 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 register 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.

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!

FOCUS Families: Remember to Purchase Your Honors Performance Tickets!

Tickets for the June 20-23 Honors Performance Presentation Series went on sale May 1. This exclusive sale for the families of FOCUS dancers ends Thursday, May 31. Tickets will go on sale for the public Friday, June 1.

Tickets do SELL OUT, so act quickly to get the number of seats your family needs on the dates you want to attend.

TOP TIP:
The best and fastest place to buy tickets is ONLINE through the Irvine Barclay Theatre’s website. You will be able to choose your own seats from the available inventory. There is a $3 service charge per ticket.

Click on the link below to purchase your tickets:

Purchase Your Tickets Here

Gear Up for the Summer and Next Season at The FIT @ FOCUS Dance and Activewear!

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.

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