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! #enjoylife
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~
Interested? Don't delay! Complete and return the form by June 1. If you have any questions, please contact Aimee Jones at 603-817-0026 or firstname.lastname@example.org
MEMORIAL DAY PARADE Studio 109 will be participating in the Rochester Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30. We need dancers, parents and little ones (to ride on the float), AND active or retired military family or friends. Please wear anything red, white and blue, along with black leggings or boy shorts. Sneakers ok. And please have hair in ponytail. Meet behind Holy Rosary Church at 9:15am. Parade finishes at the Rochester Commons. Parade rehearsal Thursday, May 26 from 6-7pm (will likely end earlier)
OPENING NUMBER REHEARSAL Students in the Opening number of recital will rehearsal immediately after the Memorial Day Parade rehearsal (Thursday, May 26). Please arrive at 6pm - as the parade rehearsal will likely end early.
PICTURE WEEK IS COMING - SAY CHEESE! Say cheese! Class and Individual pictures will be taken during class times during the week of June 6-11. Costumes
should be worn along with correct hair and light makeup. Envelopes will be available at the Studio, or feel free to download, complete and print this form ahead of time and affix it to the envelope. Payment is required for each day of photos taken.
SUMMER INTENSIVE We are excited to have Brea Perdue, Dancer/Choreographer/Adjudicator, as an instructor this summer.
Classes with Brea will be on Wednesdays, beginning on July 13 and run through August 31. Specifically, she will be concentrating on conditioning, stretch work and strengthening. These classes are open to all.
109 IS DANCING IN DISNEY - APRIL 2017 Who wants to go? Read all about in this informational flyer. Register today!
MAY NEWSLETTER POSTED! Please be sure to read the newsletter each month for valuable information about upcoming events and other important Studio news. All of the Studio newsletters are available for download on the News Page.
DATES TO REMEMBER (times on calendar)
* May 30 - Memorial Day Parade
* June 3, 4 - MAD Rehearsals
* June 6-11 - Picture Week
* June 14, 15, 16 - Dress Rehearsals
* June 18, 19 - Recital #ENJOYLIFE
* June 25 - Relay for Life
* August 17 - Buddy Casimano Workshop
WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT! Choreopgrapher, director, master class teacher Broadway performer Buddy Casimano will be hosting a workshop at the Studio on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. Sign up at the front desk to attend. $30...times and levels to be announced. (PT and probational students should plan to attend.)
JOIN STUDIO 109 RELAY FOR LIFE - TEAM TUTUS FOR TATAS - LIFE'S A SPORT...GET IN THE GAME! Studio 109 has a Relay for Life team. Join our team to help fight the cancer battle! The Relay for Life will take place at Spaulding High School on Saturday, June 25, 2016. We will join together to make a difference!