1ST IN HOUSE CONVENTION

Sunday October 13th

THIS CONVENTION HAS HIP HOP & TAP!

TEACHERS OF THIS CONVENTION WILL BE LISTED AT THE BOTTOM WITH THEIR BIOS!


Deadline to register for this Convention is October 3rd

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU KNOW THE REQUIREMENTS FOR CONVENTIONS THIS YEAR BECAUSE THEY HAVE CHANGED FROM LAST YEAR! IT IS IN YOUR RULES PACKET!

This In House Convention will close out very quickly…  Convention attendance is first come first serve so please register ASAP! **

THIS WILL BE AN AWESOME DAY! 


PETITES $90 –

3 – 3 1/2 HR. TIME SLOT

FOR MINI TROUPE & BROADWAY KIDS

Petites are only offered two options for conventions! There are no Juniors at the January Convention! Please take that into account if you are thinking about skipping this one! 🙂

NO LUNCH PROVIDED BUT PLEASE PACK A NON- PEANUT SNACK AND WATER. PLEASE EAT A BIG BREAKFAST!

THERE WILL BE A SNACK BREAK!

PETITES Register Here! This will take you to the portal sign-in and you can go to events and event calendar!

THIS YEAR’S SCHEDULE –  2019!

PETITES –
11:00 – 12:00  Tap with Thommie Retter
12:00 – 12:15  Snack
12:15 – 1:15  Hip Hop with Jeff Cowan
1:15 – 2:15  Ballet with Jay Barrett

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JUNIORS $125 –

5 1/2 – 6HR. TIME SLOT

FOR PINK, ONYX & RED

NO LUNCH PROVIDED BUT PLEASE PACK A NON- PEANUT LUNCH, NON-STAINABLE SNACK AND WATER. PLEASE EAT A BIG BREAKFAST!

THERE WILL BE A LUNCH BREAK!

JUNIORS Register Here! This will take you to the portal sign-in and you can go to events and event calendar!

THIS YEAR’S SCHEDULE – 2019!

JUNIORS –
12:00 – 1:00  Ballet with Jay Barrett
1:00 – 2:15  Jazz with Lizz Picini
2:15 – 3:15  Tap with Thommie Retter
3:15 – 3:45  Lunch Break
3:45 –  4:45 Hip Hop with Jeff Cowan


TEENS $125 –

5 1/2 – 6HR. TIME SLOT

JADE, SAPPHIRE & HUNTER

NO LUNCH PROVIDED BUT PLEASE PACK A NON- PEANUT LUNCH, NON-STAINABLE SNACK AND WATER. PLEASE EAT A BIG BREAKFAST!

THERE WILL BE A LUNCH BREAK!

TEENS Register Here! This will take you to the portal sign-in and you can go to events and event calendar!

THIS YEAR’S SCHEDULE – 2019!

TEENS –
9:15 – 10:30  Ballet with Jay Barrett
10:30 – 11:45  Jazz with Lizz Picini
11:45 – 12:15  Lunch Brek
12:15 – 1:15  Tap with Thommie Retter
1:15 – 2:15  Hip Hop with Jeff Cowan


SENIORS $125 –

5 1/2 – 6HR. TIME SLOT

EMERALD, AMETHYST, RUBY, NAVY, MAROON & MIDNIGHT

NO LUNCH PROVIDED BUT PLEASE PACK A NON- PEANUT LUNCH, NON-STAINABLE SNACK AND WATER. PLEASE EAT A BIG BREAKFAST!

THERE WILL BE A LUNCH BREAK!

SENIORS Register Here! This will take you to the portal sign-in and you can go to events and event calendar!

THIS YEAR’S SCHEDULE – 2019!

SENIORS –
10:30 – 11:45  Ballet with Jay Barrett
11:45 – 1:00  Jazz with Lizz Picini
1:00 – 1:15  Snack
1:15 – 2:15  Tap with Thommie Retter
2:15 – 3:15  Hip Hop with Jeff Cowan

You MUST register on-line in order to participate and get emails regarding this event! You need a valid credit card to register!


 TEACHERS for this year’s convention!

Mr. Jay Barrett – Ballet

Jay was born in Miami FL, and grew up studying dance in Bayside Queens. Jay attended the High School of performing arts, BDC, Steps, Martha Graham, Joffrey, and several other prestigious schools, as well as competing for several great organizations such as DMA where he won the title of Mr. Dance of America in 1996. Jays professional experience includes: Catanach Ballet theater, Urban Ballet theater, Company of Dance Arts, Delaware dance company, City ballet of Los Angeles, The New York City Opera, Disney’s Hercules, and A Few Good Men on Broadway. Jay’s television credits include: A PBS special Spirit Dance, Saturday Night Live, A 20th Century Fox special Anastasia. Jay has been teaching, judging, and choreographing for the past 20 years.

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Mr. Thommie Retter – Tap

Thommie Retter has a love for the entertainment business like no other and you will see this shine through in everything he creates. Just finishing a 3 ½ year run on Broadway with, BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL, Thommie had the thrill of performing in front of more than 1.5 million enthusiastic theatregoers.With the curtain closed, Thommie has been able to return to everything else he loves including teaching at our convention 🙂

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Miss Lizz Picini – Jazz  

Lizz is represented by CESD Talent Agency and is a proud member of the Actors’ Equity Association. She teaches full-time at Broadway Dance Center in NYC when she is not touring the country, performing. Recently, Lizz starred as Cassie in A Chorus Line, was featured as The-Girl-in-the-Green-Dress in Singin’ in the Rain at The MUNY’s 100th Season next to Corbin Bleu, and played Virtue at Arena Stage’s Anything Goes also starring Corbin. Around the country, Lizz has played Tess in Crazy For You, Dawn in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Gertie Cummings in Oklahoma!, Ruth in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, West Side Story, On The Town, When You Wish, Beauty and the Beast and Sister Act. She has had the opportunity to serve as Associate Choreographer to some of the industry’s best on musicals such as Singin’ in the Rain, Guys and Dolls, Oklahoma, Holiday Inn, and more. 

Catch her in Chicago at The Maltz Jupiter this upcoming January, choreography and direction by Tony nominee Denis Jones. Lizz will be featured in the musical in addition to serving as Dance Captain and Associate Choreographer. 

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Mr. Jeff Cowans – Hip Hop

Jeff has worked as both a dancer and choreographer for various artists including Crystal Waters and Athena Ripka.




 

 

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