We've Moved !!! Our new address is: 405 SE 6th St. (no renamed Southern Oregon Dance Center) .......Grants Pass, OR 97526
All That Jazz is a professionally staffed & licensed, award-winning, internationally-known dance and performance arts studio located in Grants Pass, Oregon, founded in 1989 by Karen Daggett Austin and Wes Veldink. It's first location was a one-room facility upstairs on Aisle G...since then, the studio has outgrown 5 locations, finally landing in it's permanent facility on 6th St. just this year.
We offer a complete dance curriculum for ages 3 to adult, beginning through pre-professional levels in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Pointe, Hip Hop, Musical Theater, Character, Contemporary, Kids' Creative Movement and combination classes. During it's many years in the Rogue Valley, All That Jazz has maintained its commitment to the highest standard of excellence in dance education, and has been called, "...Southern Oregon's experts in Jazz (dance)..." SODance News
"Everyone should personally experience the Arts...Studies have shown that children who receive early training in music and/or dance have greater mathematical skill development and higher thinking aptitudes, most notably involving pattern and sequence. Excellent training in dance also develops balance, control, posture, focus and listening skills, and promotes self confidence, creativity and a sense of exuberance in the student..."
We at All That Jazz make it our Mission to provide excellence in Dance Arts Education to the young people of Southern Oregon and strive.....
To instill a love of movement and dance in our students
To help children and adults understand and appreciate the art of dance
To create a positive experience and environment in which our students can learn and grow
To promote the development of age-appropriate physical skills and dance technique
To promote the development of social skills including:
a. participating and sharing within a group
b. leading and following
c. developing an awareness of personal space and respect for the personal space of others
To encourage and develop personal body health and wellness in our students
To educate parents, dancers and the community about the importance of dance in all our lives as a valuable, creative art
Although class sizes are limited, registration and enrollment is ongoing throughout the year, subject to space availability. New students may enroll online 24 hours a day.
Advanced Production is the studio's elite performance company made up of southern Oregon teens from Grants Pass, Roseburg and Medford High Schools. Selection is by audition-only each June, and dancers chosen train 10-12 hours per week in Ballet, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Technique, Musical Theater, and more. As regional and National winners, they have appeared in several local and national magazines & publications for their dance excellence. Having returned from their performance on stage at Disneyland in 2018, they are booked to tour Austria, Europe and perform with the world-renowned TANZSOMMER Dance Festivals in 2020!
If interested in auditioning for Advanced Production, please use our contact form and request an application and audition dates, etc.
Intermediate Production is the studio's Middle School aged performance group for 6th-8th graders. The ensemble performs and competes in the Northwest, and joined Advanced Production on stage to perform in Disneyland in March of 2018 ! For audition requirements and information, send us a message via our contact form.
Kids Company is the studio's youngest performance group, made up primarily of 3rd-5th graders. They perform locally in concerts as well as on-site venues, and recently joined Intermediate and Advanced Production on their trip to perform on stage at Disneyland in 2018 as well !! Admission into Kids Company is by Director Invitation only.