Dance Job Opportunity!

Dance Job Opportunity!

DANCE INSTRUCTORS AND SUBSTITUTES NEEDED! Looking for RELIABLE, professional, fun dance instructors for a growing local non-profit! MUST have experience working with elementary-middle school aged children! Needing various dance styles: Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet, Creative...

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New Year, New Beginnings

New Year, New Beginnings

    Happy New Year everyone! We ended 2013 on a high note at Leap of Joy. We worked with over 200 kids in 12 schools last year and look forward to going full speed in 2014. With new classes opening up we will be able to cater to even more students, opening up and...

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Holiday Updates

Holiday Updates

           Happy Holidays everyone! Here at Leap of Joy we've been getting ready for big things in the coming year. We've been doing a lot of fundraising, starting with ACL. Although we were cut short on the second weekend, we made a lot of new friends and were able...

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Director’s Note

    We're so excited about all of our activities this Spring.  Our dance and theater classes are busy learning new pieces they'll be performing in the City Wide Showcase through AISD on April 27  and in our own very special event Care to Dance on Friday May 17 from 6...

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Happy Holidays from Leap of Joy!!

Happy Holidays from Leap of Joy!!

Leap of Joy just ended our last class for the semester this week and won't start up again until the middle of January.   A big thanks to our wonderful teachers Sarah Carpenter, Danielle Hootkooper, Maia McCoy, Atenas Vallado , Eddejay Santos and teacher/program...

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Fall Semester

Fall Semester

  Fall is under way and we have fun and exciting classes at six Austin elementary schools.  Our newest class is at Hart Elementary where we are incorporating our dance program with the drama and performance skills of our latest class of theatre arts and music with Ms...

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Update and Announcements

Update and Announcements

It's been a busy year for Leap of Joy.  We've worked with well over 100 kids this last school year.  This past spring we had three performances  from three of the six schools we serve, perform in the City Wide Showcase.  Sarah, one of our wonderful teachers designed...

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Exciting News!!!

Exciting News!!!

Leap of Joy is officially a Austin Creative Alliance sponsored project!! This means so many wonderful things: -All donations made to LOJ are now tax-deductible! -All LOJ events, fundraisers, and job ads will be listed at Now Playing Austin! -LOJ can now receive grants...

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Summer Dance Camp Success

Summer Dance Camp Success

 This past June LOJ invaded Hart Elementary and taught a 4 week class to 1st-5th grade students!  Kids learned basic dance combos, Jazz technique , Hip Hop , cart wheels , hand and shoulder stands and practiced performing by showing off choreography in front of peers...

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Update and Announcements

Update and Announcements

It's been a busy year for Leap of Joy.  We've worked with well over 100 kids this last school year.  This past spring we had three performances  from three of the six schools we serve, perform in the City Wide Showcase.  Sarah, one of our wonderful teachers designed...

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