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2018: Year in Review

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on December 31, 2018

2018 was a very exciting year for Dance Connection!Thank you for sharing it with us! Dance Connection’s Year in Review:• We produced our 29th annual recital production, attended by over 2,000 people. • We welcomed Emily Civitella and Kellyann Campisi to our staff this year. • Lilly Scholl was promoted to Assistant Teacher in the Teacher Training Program. • […]

Recital Company Auditions

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on December 27, 2018

Auditions will be held for the Petite Co. (ages 7-9), Junior Co. (ages 10-12), and Senior Co. (ages 13-adult), on Sunday, January 13, 2019. This will be the only day for auditions. We cannot make any exceptions to this date.  Whatever age you are on February 1, 2019 is the company you try out for. […]

Holiday Party Week

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on December 6, 2018

Holiday Party Week! To be held during class time the week of Thursday 12/13 through Wednesday 12/19. 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 […]

Dance Connection Wins Best Float at Islip Santa Parade!

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on December 3, 2018

Dance Connection performed in the Islip Holiday Parade on December 1st to help bring in the holiday cheer to the Islip community along with the Islip Chamber of Commerce!  Dance Connection’s contribution to the parade included a performance by 30 Dance Connection dancers behind an 18 foot long float with scenery, lights, and snow.  Of […]

Making Wishes Grow Sponsorship Opportunities

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on November 16, 2018

Program Sponsorship – $500.00 Helps to cover the cost of printing programs*. 1 sponsorship slot available. Includes Color Ad on Back Cover of Program and 2 complimentary tickets to the show. Advertising Sponsorship – $350.00 Helps to cover the cost of printing posters, flyers, and other means of advertising the show*. 4 sponsorship slots available. Includes Logo on […]

Exciting News – Making Wishes Grow!

Dear friends of Dance Connection, It is my pleasure to announce we’ll be producing Making Wishes Grow again this winter! The background… Dance Connection began the Making Wishes Grow performance initiative in 2015.  It’s mission is to produce a professional scale performance concert featuring performing artists from across Long Island and New York City – from amateur […]

Giving Tree

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on November 14, 2018

Dear parents and dancers, 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 […]

Walk with Dance Connection in the Islip Holiday Parade!

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on November 8, 2018

What?  Dance Connection will once again be celebrating the holiday season in the Islip Chamber of Commerce’s Main Street holiday parade with our dancers and the Dance Connection float.  This year, we’ll be opening up the event for more dancers from the studio community to join us! Who?  Any Dance Connection student age 7 and up. […]

Costume Worksheets

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on November 5, 2018

Click Here for Costume Worksheets

Halloween Party Week Pics

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on October 31, 2018

We’re Having A Spook-tacular Halloween Party Week! Come and see all of the fun we’re having at our Halloween Party Week Classes! Click below to find your class: https://photos.lidanceconnection.com/f159705736

Important Costume Information

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on October 29, 2018

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.

Win a Free Recital Costume

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on October 27, 2018

Here’s your chance toWIN A FREE COSTUME!   Just fill out our satisfaction survey and tell us what you think… Fill out our customer satisfaction survey for your chance to win a FREE COSTUME for our 2019 recital.  Your feedback helps us continue to improve our educational programs and customer experience studio-wide.  Your survey will be […]

Who’s in What Recital?

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on October 16, 2018

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.

Halloween Party Week

By Joe Naftal in Latest News on October 15, 2018

Halloween Party Week starts October 22! October 22nd – 27th Don’t forget to dress up and join us for all of the treats, games, and dancing this week in classes. See you there! It is no ordinary party week – it is a DC party week! From the moment you step through our lobby doors, […]