Since 1998, Studio 109 has been committed to bringing the performing arts to our community. Our highly-trained and enthusiastic instructors help develop, strengthen and nurture the talents in each of our students, motivating and challenging them to reach their highest potential.
We offer dance classes for all ages and abilities in a variety of styles for both the recreational and competitive dancer. Our award-winning Performance Troupe has competed throughout New England. We have danced at many local community events including performances at the Statue of Liberty and Walt Disney World!
Voice and musical instrument classes are designed to encourage a love for music. Students of all ages are enouraged to explore and develop their musical talents, showcasing what they have learned at an annual recital.
We also offer classes in drama where students learn all aspects of the theater culiminating in a drama performance.
Studio 109 is a family-based, community-oriented studio. Enriching the lives of our audiences, we give back to the community by performing at local events and at a variety of fundraising initiatives.
Located in the historic Gonic Mills,
Studio 109 offers the largest dance studio
facility in the Tri-City region. We invite you to learn more about what
we have to offer!
Thank you to the many families who have chosen Studio 109. There are many reasons why families consider Studio 109 to be a special place...we are happy to periodically share a few of these messages from our families with you.
"This is a perfect opportunity for us to let you know how much we appreciate all you have done for our dancer. We realize teaching her requires more than the normal dance instructors qualifications and they deserve commendable recognition for their amazing abilities to teach her skills to be successful on the stage in front of a huge crowd of people and enjoy herself. This in itself is amazing! We watch her grow each week and we are truly thankful that we met you.
Thank you for all you do. You truly have dedicated staff that go above and beyond."
~From a Studio 109 family~
NEWS & UPDATES
STUDIO FOOD DRIVE Remember, the Studio food drive is going on through the end of the month. We will be collecting cans and other non-perishable food items to help the less fortunate.
Wondering what is most needed?
Cereal, peanut butter, jelly, tuna fish, soups and hygiene items.
For every canned food item you bring in, you will receive a raffle ticket for a drawing for one month of free tuition...a $45 value! The more non-perishable items you bring in, the more tickets you get!
Together...let's CAN hunger! Thank you for making a difference.
WHAT A GREAT SHOW...RED vs THE WOLF There are a few seats left for a few of the shows. Call today to reserve! SEATING IS LIMITED!
This is a Dessert Theatre...desserts will be sold for $5 each with proceeds to benefit the Studio 109 Relay for Life team.
Pictures are posted in the Gallery!
* November 21, 22, 23 - Fall Evening of Drama
* December 1 - Lyons Club Christmas Party - leggings w/black tights, black jazz shoes and the 109 tank tops, high sock buns
* December 5 - Rochester Tree Lighting - leggings w/black tights, black jazz shoes, PT Jackets or sweatshirts, high sock buns
* December 7 - Rochester Parade - leggings w/black tights, sneakers, PT Jackets or sweatshirts, high sock buns and lots of glitter (no other jackets on the outside, please)
* December 14 - Legion Christmas Party at 12:30pm (arrive at noon) - same outfit as Lyons Club performance, high sock buns
No team rehearsals this Friday (Nov 14), but solosists have classes.
STUDIO 109 RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM TUTUS FOR TATAS Interested in getting involved in a great organization...helping raise awareness and funding for the American Cancer Society? Let us know!
STAY INFORMED...READ THE NEWS! The November newsletter is posted. Please be sure to read it thoroughly! The monthly eNewletters are FULL of very important information! PLEASE read through them top to bottom to ensure you know all of the cool things happening at the Studio! Remember that all Studio newsletters are available for download on the News Page.
ROCHESTER PARADE NEWS This year’s annual Rochester Chamber Holiday Parade is on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3pm. With a theme of A Fairy Tale Christmas, we start work on the float the weekend after Thanksgiving. If you would like to help us create a float, please see Bob or Jen at the desk. Many of our dancers 6 years & older will be learning a dance in class to dance behind our float. Dancers who are dancing should wear studio attire. Don't forget tights, and please no winter coats, boots or jeans. Can't wait this theme play out!