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O'CONNOR DANCE STUDIO

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ABOUT US

Do what you love and love what you do. When in doubt, Dance!

O’Connor Dance Studio has proudly represented the Parma dance community for nearly 65 years! We are a family-oriented studio who wants to instill the love of dance in all of our students. Our goal is to make dance a fun experience for all dancers. We teach because we enjoy dance and we want your child to feel the same way. We offer tap, jazz, acrobatics, ballet, hip hop, pre-dance, musical theater, lyrical, contemporary, competition, special needs, and adult classes.

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Important Dates to Remember

Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019- classes start!

Monday, Sept, 2, 2019- studio closed for Labor Day

Sept. 9 - 14- bring a friend week!

Thursday, Sept. 19- special needs classes begin

Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019- studio closed for Halloween

Nov. 26 - Dec. 1, 2019- studio closed for Thanksgiving

Dec. 23, 2019 - Jan. 3, 2020- studio closed for winter break

March 23 - 28, 2020- studio closed for spring break

April 11 - 12, 2020- studio closed for Easter

Monday, May 25, 2020- studio closed for Memorial Day

Thursday, June 11, 2020- dress rehearsal

Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14, 2020- RECITAL

 

CLASSES WE OFFER

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PRE-DANCE

Pre-Dance is designed to give students ages three to five an introduction to the classes we offer. This hour long combo class is part tap, part acrobatics and prepares students to take a variety of technique classes.

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TAP

O'Connor Dance Studio started as a tap studio 65 years ago, and we are still teaching high quality, creative tap classes. Tap helps dancers improve their rhythm and musicality. We offer this class for all ages, including our adult tap class, for which no previous experience is necessary.

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JAZZ

Jazz strengthens a dancer's technique while allowing them the freedom to take on high energy, stylized choreography.

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BALLET

Ballet gives dancers a strong technical base that prevents injury and strengthens technique across all the classes we offer. Pointe is available for advanced dancers at the teacher's discretion.

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ACRO

Increase your flexibility and strength with our acro classes. This class focuses on the controlled elements of gymnastics floor work. Our teachers are knowledgeable and work within each student's abilities to safely guide them through new skills and tricks.

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CONTEMPORARY AND LYRICAL

Contemporary and Lyrical classes build on modern and ballet technique to create a fluid, emotive style. These classes focus on expressive performance quality and support work.

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MUSICAL THEATER

Musical Theater Dance focuses on character development and stage presence. This class lets dancers take on Broadway style choreography from the classics to contemporary hits.

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HIP HOP

This challenging, athletic class incorporates elements of hip hop, drill team, and acrobatics to create fun and exciting dances. Hip Hop allows dancers to experience a rigorous technique that sets itself apart from our ballet based technical classes.

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SPECIAL NEEDS CLASSES

This class is designed for dancers with physical and developmental disabilities. The class focuses on tap and jazz, and is offered free of charge. Adult and kids classes are available, all levels and ages are welcome.

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COMPETITION TEAMS

Competitions are a great way for dancers to get extra experience performing while learning from other dancers and studios across the region. Group pieces as well as solos and duets are available upon request.

 

MEET OUR STAFF

ANGELA BAZZO

Acro, Ballet, Pointe

MICHELLE BROWN

Contemporary

DONNA BURSON

Tap

CATHY CAREY

Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Competition

DEBBIE DESSOFFY

Tap, Musical Theater

AMANDA GEYER

Hip Hop

PATTY KONS

Special Needs

DARLENE MORAVCIK

Office Staff

LEXI PAJESTKA

Acro, Tap, Hip Hop

CHRIS RITCHEA

Tap, Jazz

KELLY ROSE

Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theater

LAURIE SANTOS

Office Staff

KAYLA VONDERAU

Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Special Needs, Musical Theater

AMY YAKIR

Tap, Hip Hop, Jazz

 

HOURS OF OPERATION*

Stop by or give us a call!

Mon - Thurs: 5pm - 9pm

Fri: Closed

Sat: 10am - 2pm

Sun: Closed

*Summer hours vary

 

GET IN TOUCH

oconnordance@gmail.com

5690 Ridge Road, Parma OH 44129

(440) 884-8085

https://www.facebook.com/OConnorDanceStudio/

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