Funky Divas & Dudes have created a rockin’ world where children can let their personalities shine! Our After-School Enrichment Dance Program is offered to Preschools and Elementary Schools throughout Los Angeles. We offer a variety of dance classes including Hip-Hop/Jazz, Music Video, So You Think You Can Dance, Cheerleading and Fairytale Hour. We've developed a curriculum that is designed for children to have fun, learn the basic techniques of dance, explore expression through movement of the body, gain self-confidence, and over-come their fears of stage fright. We teach dance routines to age-appropriate music and put on a performance in costumes (that we provide) on the last day for family and friends to come enjoy. We believe that our program truly enhances the lives of young children, and that we are positive role models for them. We feel that we could be a great benefit to your program.
WHY FUNKY DIVAS & DUDES?
We specialize in dance for kids! ⭑ Boost self-confidence ⭑ Learn rhythm and how to move to the beat ⭑ Improve muscle memory ⭑ Great exercise ⭑ Promotes a healthy lifestyle ⭑ Safe environment ⭑ Learn discipline while having fun ⭑ Clean, kid-friendly music & dance moves ⭑ Learn 3 new dance routines each session ⭑ Dress up in Rockstar costumes ⭑ Performance for family & friends⭑
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Full List of Schools & Locations
Arroyo Vista (south Pasadena)
Brawerman Elementary School
Brookside Elementary (Agoura Hills)
Chatsworth Hills Academy
Goethe International Charter
Hillel Hebrew Academy
Hollywood School House
Incarnation Parish School
John Thomas Dye
Kenter Canyon Elementary School
Larchmont Charter Schools
Linwood E. Howe
Methodist Preschool (Pacific Palisades)
Oak Hills Elementary
Oak Park Elementary (Agoura Hills)
Palisades Montessori Center
Red Oak Elementary (Agoura Hills)
Redeemer Christian Academy
River Oaks Westlake
Roosevelt School (Santa Monica)
St. Brendan Academy
Stephen S. Wise ECC
Temple Israel of Hollywood Nursery School
The Center for Early Education
The City of Santa Monica Community Classes
The Willows Community School
Washington School (Redondo Beach)
Riverdale Community School
The International School
The German International School
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Other Courses Offered
Funky Divas & Dudes Hip Hop (Most Popular)
For girls & boys! Catch on to the latest dance craze! Learn the basic techniques of dance and how to move to the beat. We promote a healthy life-style for kids by doing fun-physical activity that teaches kids to express themselves through music and movement. This is a performance-based class, which helps students to gain confidence and self-esteem. We teach age-appropriate dance routines to pop music and classics from the past! At the end of the session, a performance in costumes will be given for family and friends to show off your new moves!
Does music make you want to move and groove? Learn the basic techniques of dance and how to move to the beat! This class is designed for the first time dancer to who wants to explore music through movement. Students will increase in flexibility and rhythmic ability. Dance improvisation games are played to encourage creativity, and dance routines are taught which help to develop sequential memory. We groove to preschool classics and Radio Disney songs! A performance with costumes will be held at the end of the session so family and friends can come see you groove!
Music Video Dance Class
Calling all Popstars! Hip-hop dancers will learn to move and groove to their favorite songs “music video style!” They will learn cutting-edge dance choreography and dress up in Rockstar Costumes to create music videos! We will crank up the music (sing along if you’d like), teach you the moves, dress the part in costumes and you will have the time of your life! A video link of all the dances learned will be sent home to the parents so they can watch their popstar Rock Out!
So You Think You Can Dance?
Learn the basic techniques of dance, and a wide variety of dance styles including Contemporary, Jazz, Broadway Musicals and Hip-Hop. Taught by a real industry professional dancer! In this class, you will learn style, grace, rhythm, and how to express yourself through movement! Dance routines will taught, which help students to develop sequential memory. Learn routines to songs from musicals, classics from the past and all of your favorite radio tunes! A performance in costumes will be given on the last day of class to show off your new moves!
Learn how to ROCK the floor with this fun, popular style of dance! Students will learn the basic techniques of breakdancing- up rock, down rock, spin, glide, the worm, poppin’ & lockin’ and much more. While listening to your favorite music, you will learn a rockin’ dance routine that will impress your family and friends! A performance in costumes will be given on the last day of class to show off your new moves!
Go team! Do you have school spirit? This is a combination cheerleading and dance class. Learn halftime and sideline dance routines, offense/defense cheers, chants, and even some stunting! We will also make school spirit posters and decorate your own megaphone. Each cheerleader will get to keep a pair of pom poms (additional fee). We will either Cheer at a school sporting event or give a performance on the last day of class for friends and family to see your new moves!
Who doesn't love a good fairytale? This class uses both familiar and unfamiliar tales to teach the skills of creating a character. We will read and reenact a NEW fairytale each week and dress-up in costumes to look the part! Children will learn the basic techniques of acting, from voice projection, character development, blocking and scene creation. Students will use their imagination through improvisation games and learn to work as an ensemble while using props and wearing fairytale costumes! (No performance for this class)
AFTER-SCHOOL ENRICHMENT DETAILS:
Our classes are one hour, once a week. Preschool classes are typically 45 minutes. Sessions are pre-set dates between 8-14 weeks, depending on your schools calendar. We typically split the kids into separate age groups of your choice (ex: PreK-1st & 2nd- 5th) or we can do one combined class with all grades (ex: Kinder-3rd). Our class is most popular with Preschool- 3rd Grade. We can offer classes back-to-back for the different age groups if your schools schedule allows for that.
We have a highly experienced and reliable staff of instructors that have been trained to teach our specific curriculum. All instructors are FBI/DOJ live scanned and have TB clearance/waiver. We have liability insurance, and would add your school as an additional insured.
We can handle all registration forms and payments (if the school doesn't handle this). We are flexible in pay structure and price.