Can I try a class for free?
Yes, Grace Place offers a free trial class. Contact GP (610-2575) to schedule a trial class.
How young does GP enroll students?
GP offers Introduction to Dance and Movement classes to boys and girls 2 years old to 5 years old. There are also Beginner Acro/Tumbling classes available for 3 - 6 year-olds.
Do you have multiple level classes?
Yes, GP offers beginner, intermediate and advance level classes.
Do the GP students have an opportunity to perform?
Yes. The musical theater students present a dance program at Christmas time. Also at Christmas time, the entire studio - students and parents- are invited to dance through the streets of Okeechobee with GP in the Christmas Parade. GP also hosts an annual recital. This is an end-of-season event celebrating the students' hard work. It is a For the 2021-2022 dance season, GP will present our show on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Sunrise Theatre in Ft. Pierce.
Do all students have to perform in the recital?
NO. Some classes are recital participation classes and some are not. Upon registration, the individual may decide which option best fits his/her want. A final commitment to participate in the recital will be requested by December.
Does GP offer competitive dance opportunites?
Yes, GP offers both recreational and competitive dance classes. Grace Place Dance Company is the GP competition dance team. Evaluations and auditions will be held 7/20-7/23, 7/26-7/29 and 8/28. Contact GP for information about to sign-up. 610-2575
Can I join the Grace Place Competition Dance Team even if I have not dance competitively?
Yes, GP competes routines at different levels, including the novice or beginner level. We believe everyone has to start somewhere. If the child has the desire and motivation, GP offers the opportunity to dance as part of a team.
If I enroll in one class and after a trial period decide I would prefer taking a different class, am I permitted to change class(es)?
Yes, there is an option to change classes after the initial registration just as long as there is room in the desired class and the request to switch is before recital commitments are made.