Jason Luks, our Artistic Director, leads an unbelievable team of dancing instructors that include on and off-Broadway performers, participants of leading dancing firms, college and also sun room professors, as well as professional choreographers. They have finished from, as well as serve as professor as well as guest choreographers for, most of the most prominent university-based and sun room dance programs including NYU’s Tisch School of Arts, Juilliard, Ailey, Marymount, as well as UNC School of the Arts. They consist of members of extremely prestigious dance business such as Keigwin + Carbon Monoxide, and also Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Three of the annual Capezio A.C.E. Awards champions are participants of our choreography personnel. In addition to mentor at Broadway Dance Center as well as Steps on Broadway, our faculty frequently teach for conventions consisting of JUMP, NYCDA, The Pulse, Adrenaline, ADA, Legacy, and also VIP. Find out more concerning this outstanding group.
The Dance Academy of North Jersey supplies its pupils the unique chance to train on a weekly basis with these gifted specialists in a secure, respectful, as well as motivating setting.
Your children deserve the most effective … to pick up from these talented experts in a respectful as well as motivating setting!
Artistic Director – Jason Luks
Jason Luks, our Artistic Director, leads an extraordinary group of dance educators consisting of on and also off-Broadway performers, members of leading dancing business, college as well as sun room professors, and also expert choreographers. Our professors have graduated from, and also presently serve as faculty members as well as guest choreographers for, several of the most distinguished university-based and also conservatory dancing programs consisting of NYU’s Tisch School of Arts, Juilliard, Ailey, Marymount, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and also others. Several of them are likewise participants of extremely prestigious dancing business such as Keigwin + Co, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, The Phoenix Project Dance, Pilobolus, The Difference Between, Mark Morris, and also others.
Jason Luks, our Artistic Director, leads an incredible group of dancing teachers including on and also off-Broadway entertainers, members of leading dancing firms, university and also conservatory professors, and also specialist choreographers. Our trainers and also choreographers have actually finished from, and also presently work as faculty members and guest choreographers for, a lot of one of the most distinguished university-based and conservatory dancing programs consisting of NYU’s Tisch School of Arts, Juilliard, Ailey, Marymount, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and others. A lot of them are additionally participants of very esteemed dancing firms such as Keigwin + Co, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, The Phoenix Project Dance, Pilobolus, The Difference Between, Mark Morris, as well as others. Three of the last 4 annual Capezio A.C.E. Awards winners are members of our choreography team. In addition to guest mentor at Broadway Dance Center and also Steps on Broadway, our professors are regularly gotten in touch with to educate for convention workshops including JUMP, NYCDA, The Pulse, Adrenaline, ADA, Legacy, VIP, SHOCK as well as more. Our dancers have the one-of-a-kind advantage of functioning in-studio, taking technique courses each week with these talented specialists.
He is currently on faculty at Joffrey Ballet School teaching Musical Theater. He won the Adult World Tap Dance Solo Championship at International Dance Organization’s World Tap Dance Competition (‘ 03), and also ADA’s National Young Choreographer of the Year Award (‘ 05). Jason finished from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Dance.
9, big, ultra-modern workshops, all dance floors sprung for safety and also do with the finest quality surfaces. Sizable lounges for parents and dancers. All spaces heated up and air-conditioned with home/office quality systems.
DANJ’s competition group is a group of young women as well as males with comparable interests who come together to learn, rehearse and also execute– in a supportive, enjoyable setting. The group has actually accomplished national recognition for their outstanding method, varied, professional choreography, efficiency top qualities, as well as unique costuming. DANJ dancers recognize that dancing is an art type which dance competitions are a location for them to get direct exposure to, and also create pleasant partnerships with, professional dancers and also choreographers from various other workshops as well as dance companies.
DANJ is the proud enroller of Performing Hearts, a not-for-profit company dedicated to providing special requirements children the chance to experience dancing at no cost to their families. DANJ hosts, and provides faculty for, regular Creative Movement, Ballet as well as Tap courses for these youngsters. DANJ dancers volunteer as mentors for each kid in the program.
Just Minutes from the Rockaway Mall & Sparta770 Route 15 S, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849( behind Dunkin Donuts) Phone: 973-663-2009 Email: [email protected]
Only Minutes from “Downtown” Sparta & Newton328 Sparta Ave, Sparta, NJ 07871( alongside Service Electric Cable) Phone: 973-729-9449 Email: [email protected]
Professional Dancers from Morris (Jefferson, Oak Ridge, Rockaway, Randolph, Roxbury, Chester, Mendham, Denville, Mountain Lakes, Montville, Wharton, Morris Plains, Boonton, Parsippany, Pequannock), Sussex (Sparta, Newton, Andover, Hopatcong, Branchville, Byram, Franklin, Fredon, Green, Lafayette, Stanhope, Vernon), and Passaic (Wayne, Pompton Lakes, West Milford) areas.
From Route 80Take Rt. 80 to Rt. 15 North (Exit 34). Adhere To Rt. 15 North for around 6 miles (adhere to signs to the Pathmark Shopping Center and also the Jefferson Diner). When you come to the traffic control at Edison Road, continue in the left lane as well as take the following immediate left turn simply past the Pathmark indicator. Proceed to quit indication as well as make left onto Bowling Green Parkway (Pathmark will certainly be on your left, the Jefferson Diner will certainly get on your right) as well as comply with the roadway to the traffic light at intersection with Rt. 15S. Cross Rt. 15 South (straight across Route 15) and also comply with the road between the Bank of America and Weichert Realty to the Lakeside ball field car parking great deal entrance on the. Make a right into the back entrance or the Dunkin Donuts car park. Proceed towards Dunkin Donuts as well as you will see the dance studio left wing (off-white stucco building with repainted join the front left window).
From Sparta AreaTake Rt. 15 South past Weldon Rd. to the Dunkin Doughnuts. Make a right into the Dunkin Donuts parking lot. The workshop is last building on the right (off-white stucco structure).
Make a left onto Route 46 West. Make a right at the stop indication and also a fast left onto Berkshire Valley Road. The Dance Academy of North Jersey is the building on your left (off-white stucco).
From Newton/ AndoverFollow Sparta Ave/ County Highway 616 East. 328 SPARTA AVE gets on the right, roughly 0.1 miles past Sussex Mills Rd (if you get to Andover Rd you’ve tackled 0.1 miles as well far).
Turn left onto County Hwy-517. Stay right to go onto Sparta Ave/County Hwy-616. 328 SPARTA AVE is on the left just past a QuickChek/ Service Electric Cable.
From Points North Using Rt 15 SouthStay right to go onto Lafayette Rd. Turn right onto Sparta Ave/County Hwy-517. (Continue to follow Sparta Ave. Sparta Ave is 0.6 miles past Madison Dr. Mohawk House is on the cornerIf you are on Sparta Ave and reach Lewis Ln you’ve set about 0.1 miles too far.) 328 SPARTA AVE is on the left,.1 miles past Andover Rd. If you get to Sussex Mills Rd you’ve tackled.1 miles as well far.
DANJ Artistic Director
DANJ Teaching Days: Tuesdays, Thursdays
DANJ Classes: Tap, Musical Theater, Jazz, Tap Heels, Musical Theater Heels
Joffrey Ballet School Faculty
Theater: White Christmas (Broadway); On The Town, My One And Only, Tap Stars
Choreography: Falsettos (Broadway) and Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing, with James Lapine
Firm Member: The JaM Project
TV: Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Falon, MTV Music Awards
The Kennedy Center Honors, Walmart and Estee Lauder Campaigns
Faculty: NYCDA, Syncopate, Tap the Map
IDO World Tap Dance Championships Solo Champion, ADA’s National Young Choreographer of the Year
Executing Hearts Corp Founder, National Spirit of Community Award Recipient
NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts– BFA
DANJ Teaching Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays
DANJ Classes: Ballet, Pointe, Musical Theater, Jazz, Broadway Jazz, Cuban Flare
Broadway: Spider-Man, Anything Goes, Guys and Dolls, The Boy From Oz, Dance Of The Vampires, Fosse
Radio City Rockette, Pennsylvania Ballet
Choreographer as well as Associate Director for the National Tours of Tony Award-winning Anything Goes!
Film and TELEVISION: CHICAGO, PBS’s Not Your Time, Broadway: The American Musical, CBS series NYC 22
Award Shows: The Kennedy Center Honors, The Tonys, The Academy Awards, The MTV Movie Awards, The VMAs
The Rock School Permanent Guest Faculty, Akron University and Pennsylvania University Faculty
Directed as well as Choreographed cruise shows for Princess, Radisson, Carnival, Oceania
DANJ Teaching Day: Wednesdays
DANJ Classes: Ballet, Partnering, Jazz, as well as Mens Ballet
Skins Contemporary Ballet Artist in Residence
Professors: Joffrey Ballet School NYC, Marymount Manhattan University, Alvin Ailey Extension, BDC
” Greatness resides in Terk Waters. He is a professional dancer uncommon for his generation” – Darrell Wood, movie critic, NYC Dance Stuff
Western Michigan University– BFA in dancing
DANJ Teaching Day: Fridays
DANJ Classes: Jazz, Ballet
Asha Dance Company
Harper Continuum Dance Theatre
” Broadway’s Leading Men” National Tour
Two National Titles (2004 & 2005).
Joffrey Ballet School, BDC, Peridance.
SUNY Purchase College – BFA in dancing.
DANJ Teaching Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays.
DANJ Classes: Musical Theater, Jazz, Tap, Tumbling, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Ballet, Preschool, and also Combo.
Supervisor of DANJ’s Sparta Studio.
Young Children as well as Teen Master Teacher.
BDC, DMA and also DEA Seminars.
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.
DANJ Teaching Day: Mondays and also Wednesdays.
DANJ Classes: Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop.
Trained with Mike Minery (Tapaholics, Slide, JUMP) and Ray Leeper (So You Think You Can Dance, NUVO).
Seton Hall University– BA Education.
DANJ Teaching Day: Thursdays.
DANJ Classes: Ballet, Pointe.
Montclair State University Adjunct Professor.
The New York City Ballet.
Institution of American Ballet, Joffrey Ballet School Scholar.
Carried out George Balanchine’s Serenade and also Concerto Barroco at Lincoln Center, Saratoga PAC, as well as Jacob’s Pillow.
Choreographer for French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts Ballets and also Musical Theater productions.
DANJ Teaching Days: Tuesdays, Thursdays.
DANJ Classes: Modern, Ballet, Stretch, Leap & Turn.
KEIGWIN + Company Principal Dancer.
ASH Contemporary Dance Company.
American Dance Artists.
Choreography: Perceptions Contemporary Festival, American Dance Guild, Boston Contemporary Dance Festival, NYU’s Past/Forward, Summer Stage Main Stage, Pushing Progress Showcase, Young Choreographer’s Dance Festival.
Visitor Faculty: Juilliard, NYU, Montclair State University, Peridance, Broadway Dance.
Broadway Care’s Choreography Award at the Joyce 2012 & 13.
Capezio A.C.E. Choreography Awards Finalist 2014.
Dance Magazines “Top 25 To Watch”.
DanceSpirit Magazine’s one of thirteen” Hottest Young Choreographers”.
NYU Tisch School of the Arts– BFA in dancing.
Tisch Achievement Scholarship in Dance Recipient.
DANJ Guest Choreographer and Teacher.
Artistic Director Joffrey Ballet School (NYC) Jazz & Contemporary Trainee Program.
Adjunct Professor at Marymount Manhattan College.
Professors Joffrey Ballet School Pre-Professional Program.
National Director at VIP Dance.
Move Society Brand Design Director.
ASH Contemporary Dance Company.
American Dance Artists.
Marymount College– BFA in dancing.
DANJ Teaching Day: Wednesdays.
DANJ Classes: Hip Hop, Strength & Conditioning.
American Idol’s Lovey James dancer.
” The Vampire Diaries” Kat Graham excursion.
K-Pop Star Kim Jang-Hoon’s “Miracle Tour”.
” Forever Dangerous” Michael Jackson homage.
DANJ Teaching Day: Mondays.
DANJ Classes: Lyrical.
Staged:” Hairspray,”” Footloose,” as well as the national excursion of” The Music Man”.
Rasta Thomas'” Bad Boys of Dance” International Tour.
Richard Ellner Scholarship (NYCDA as well as BDC).
Caesar’s Palace Broadway Review” Nights on Broadway II & III”.
Industrial/TV: Volkswagen Germany, Walmart, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
DANJ Teaching Day: Mondays as well as Tuesdays.
DANJ Classes: Lyrical, Ballet, Leaps & Turns, Combo, as well as Tumbling.
Director and Teaching Faculty: Pride Academy Dance Program.
Showing Styles: Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Tap, African Dance, Ballroom, Acro.
Executed Works by Martha Graham, José Limon, Christian Von Howard, Anna Sokolow, Maxine Steinman.
Performances: 2016 Capezio A.C.E. Awards, Almagate Artists Series 10, Impressions, DRA at the Joyce Theatre.
Montclair State University – BA Dance Education.
DANJ Teaching Days: Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays.
DANJ Classes: Ballet, Pointe, Pre-Pointe.
Connecticut Ballet Theater.
Irine Fokine’s School of Ballet.
Trained as well as Competed with Igor Youskevitch.
New York International Ballet Bronze Medalist.
DANJ Guest Choreographer and also Teacher.
Training: Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Contemporary, Modern, Acro, Musical Theater.
American Dance Awards Nationals 2016 Dancer of the Year.
Montclair State University– pursuing BFA in Dance.
Style: Musical Theater.
Area: DANJ Lake Hopatcong.
Date/Time: Saturday, November 11.
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 pm.
Ages: 11 & over.
Expense: $30 per professional dancer.
Place: DANJ Lake Hopatcong.
Date/Time: Saturday, December 9.
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 pm.
Ages: 11 & over.
Cost: $30 per dancer.
Personal lessons for kids are a rapid and focused way to come to be efficient in dancing basics. A private lesson is a “individually” lesson with an instructor where you will certainly receive individualized interest, discovering specifically what you wish to deal with. The rate at which your instructor teaches is entirely based upon your requirements and you can really feel comfy asking concerns and taking your time to learn. Private lessons are useful for:.
Jump beginning foundation/beginner abilities prior to enrolling in non-beginner courses.
Enhancing and/or catching up on skills taught in courses.
Establishing brand-new and/or enhancing certain abilities.
Call or email us to discuss and/or set up personal lessons at => Contacts Rates differ based on teacher and are set up by consultation just.
Private lessons are a fast and also concentrated method to become efficient in your dance skills. An exclusive lesson is a “individually” lesson with your instructor where you will receive individualized focus, finding out especially what you want to deal with. The speed at which your instructor teaches is totally based on your needs and also you can feel comfortable asking inquiries as well as taking your time to learn. Private lessons are beneficial for:.
Jump starting foundation/beginner skills prior to enrolling in courses.
Enhancing and/or catching up on skills taught in courses.
Establishing new and/or strengthening specific skills.
Practicing solo items for competitors.
Getting ready for a Show, Party, or Special Event.
Wedding initially dances.
Call or email us to talk about and/or set up private lessons at => Contacts Rates vary based on instructor and are arranged by appointment only.
Private lessons are a focused way to improve and also advance your dancing skills. A personal lesson is a “one-on-one” lesson with your teacher where you will certainly get customized attention, learning specifically what you want to work on.
Jump starting and/or enhancing foundation abilities.
Creating new and/or strengthening details skills.
Practicing solo pieces for competition.
Preparing for college and company tryouts.
Call or email us to talk about and/or set up private lessons at => Contacts Rates vary based upon trainer and are set up by consultation only.
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Jason Luks, our Artistic Director, leads an amazing group of dancing educators including on and off-Broadway entertainers, members of leading dancing firms, college as well as conservatory faculty, as well as professional choreographers. Many of them are likewise members of very renowned dance companies such as Keigwin + Carbon Monoxide, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, The Phoenix Project Dance, Pilobolus, The Difference Between, Mark Morris, and also others. Many of them are additionally participants of extremely esteemed dancing firms such as Keigwin + Carbon Monoxide, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, The Phoenix Project Dance, Pilobolus, The Difference Between, Mark Morris, as well as others. He won the Adult World Tap Dance Solo Championship at International Dance Organization’s World Tap Dance Competition (‘ 03), and also ADA’s National Young Choreographer of the Year Award (‘ 05). DANJ professional dancers recognize that dancing is an art kind as well as that dancing competitions are an area for them to gain direct exposure to, and develop pleasant connections with, dancers as well as choreographers from various other workshops and also dancing companies.