We Need Your Support!

We Need Your Support!

The buzz is on for Care to Dance as our classes gear up for their final performance on May 30th. We have been working hard getting sponsorships and donations for our raffle and silent auction. This will be our second annual performance fundraiser, and this year we...

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Theater Games from Leap of Joy

Theater Games from Leap of Joy

Our kids are huge fans of warm-up games and ice breakers. With our Musical Theater class we have been able to employ all sorts of games new and old. Here's a few of our favorites. -THE STORY WEB: The story web is a fun game for the kids, and it jump starts their...

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Creative Movement with Mysti and Janna

Creative Movement with Mysti and Janna

Looking for ways to get your kids moving? We have lots of ideas to get your students and loved ones up and dancing. The spring semester has finally begun for Leap of Joy, and our vibrant teachers Mysti and Janna were the first to head back with Sims and Brook...

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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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