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Recital Name Contest

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on February 26, 2021

Recital Name Contest IT IS TIME ONCE AGAIN FOR OUR 32nd ANNUAL RECITAL NAME CONTEST! Click Here to submit your ideas online! (Or fill out a form at the studio) ENTER AS MANY NAMES AS YOU LIKE USING THE CONTEST SLIP. WE WILL BE DATING ALL ENTRIES EACH DAY. IN THE CASE OF DUPLICATE ENTRIES […]

Dad’s Company Signups

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on February 16, 2021

Sign ups for Dad’s Company will be on Monday, March 1 at 6:00pm Click Here to sign up online or come by the studio and fill out the form! Dad’s Company rehearsals will be held: Tuesday, April 6 9:00-9:45PM Tuesday, April 13 9:00-9:45PM Tuesday, April 20 9:00-9:45PM Tuesday, April 27 9:00-9:45PM Tuesday, May 4 9:00-9:45PM Tuesday, May […]

Spirit Week

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on January 11, 2021

January 18-23 Ninth Annual Spirit Week is Next Week! Are you ready? Dance Connection is holding its eighth annual spirit week next week and we want EVERYONE to get involved!  Wear your Dance Connection Dancewear and/or studio colors (pink, black, blue, and purple).  Style yourself with crazy hair, headbands, bows, ribbons, etc.  (Remember the studio colors!) Check Dance […]

Recital Company Auditions

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on December 29, 2020

The 2021 Recital company will produce a revival of our 2012 production number, Halloweentown. Auditions will be held for the Petite/Junior (ages 7-10) and Junior/Senior (ages 11 & up) companies, on Sunday, January 10, 2021. If you cannot make this audition date, you can book a private lesson to audition within one week of the audition […]

Holiday Party Week

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on December 9, 2020

Holiday Party Week! To be held during class time the week of Wednesday 12/16 through Tuesday 12/22. There may be a surprise guest in Terrific Twos, Preschool and Combo classes….SHH!!! ATTENTION TERRIFIC TWOS, PRESCHOOL AND COMBO CLASS PARENTS These classes will have a Santa’s grab bag instead of the traditional grab bag. PURCHASE A GIFT FOR […]

Giving Tree

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on November 22, 2020

Dear families, Over the years, during the holidays, my staff and I have received many beautiful gifts from all of our thoughtful students. We truly appreciate the gifts we have received. The Dance Connection Christmas Tree is always a reminder of these past gifts. The entire tree is decorated with ornaments given to me over […]

Costume Worksheets

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on November 2, 2020

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Important Costume Information

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on October 23, 2020

Below you will find all the information you need about costumes including how to use your costume worksheets to order the correct size for each costume/student on our ordering website, when and how costumes are measured, office hours for in-studio ordering, order deadlines, and information about our premium garment bags and recital make-up products.

Who’s in What Recital?

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on October 21, 2020

Below You will find important information that will give you details about this year’s recital including dates, location, information on Dress Rehearsal Week, and also a link to the “Who’s In What Recital” listing for this year.

Performance Company Auditions

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on October 20, 2020

Performance Company Auditions November 1, 2020 Click here to sign up to audition About the Performance Company The Dance Connection Performance Company is for dancers who want more performance opportunities than the once-a-year annual recital. The team competes locally 2-3 times per year and travels nationally once a year. This company offers professional training in […]

Halloween Party Week

It is no ordinary party week – it is a DC party week!  From the moment you step through our lobby doors, we have set the stage for a dramatic, fun and theme-filled dance week! Monday, October 26 to Saturday, October 31, all students should wear any kind of costume to class – EVERY AGE, no one is too old to […]

Welcome to our new Faculty & Staff!

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on September 7, 2020

We are very excited to welcome twelve new dance professionals to our faculty & staff team! Billy Arco Associate Teacher Billy started dancing at Dance Connection in 2007. His love of dance started before he even stepped foot into the studio, as his cousins influenced him to become a dancer. Even though his favorite genre of dance […]

Dance Connection Launches Penny Prima™ Brand

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on July 22, 2020

https://vimeo.com/435906889 ISLIP, New York – Dance Connection in Islip, NY launches new Penny Prima™ brand of direct-to-consumer products and licensed studio programs.  The principal product is the Penny Prima Starter Box including a storybook, Penny Prima: Almost Ballerina, art supplies, craft activities, souvenir cup, a Penny Prima lanyard, backstage pass, adventure log, special sticker, and access […]

School Closure Information

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on March 15, 2020

Dear dancers and parents, Please read the following important information in it’s entirety! Due to the recent announcement of county-wide school closures across Suffolk and Nassau counties and to help contain the spread of COVID-19, Dance Connection will be closed to the public beginning Monday, March 16 until Saturday, March 28. The April break will be rescheduled […]