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CONGRATULATIONS on joining solid hip hop! best in the business!

 

Solid Hip Hop is proud to announce our 2017 season! Congratulations on being selected to

become a very important part of SOLID ELITE DANCERS. The first step is to make a solid

commitment to your crew.

Below is an outline for the year... Please read in its entirety.

SOLID HISTORY

 

CELEBRATING 16 YEARS IN BUSINESS!!!! AND ANNOUNCING OUR UPCOMING LOCATIONS: IRVINE AND ANAHEIM!

5 LOCATIONS... NEWPORT BEACH, LAGUNA NIGUEL, HUNTINGTON BEACH, IRVINE (OPENING SOON), AND ANAHEIM. TELL ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS!

SOLID SLOGAN.... “TO CREATE A WAY FOR DANCERS TO PERFORM WITHOUT HAVING

TO COMPETE”.

 

Too often as I was growing up, having my mom who owned her company for

38 years, so many dancers who wanted to perform but didn’t want to compete. NO ONE

offered it. This is what SOLID is about, creating amazing performance experiences where the

children can grow as a dancer, a person and give them the best places to show their talent.

 

 

ABOUT THE OWNER, J.R.

 

J.R. has danced since the age of 2, in all styles, Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop, Gymnastics,

Tumbling, Breakdance and every style of ballroom, salsa, classical, swing, country, basically if

you can name it, she can do it. J.R. started teaching at the young age of 14 and opened SOLID

HIP HOP at the age of 24, meanwhile raising and having her 3 children, Gavin, Aspen and

Zekiel. At age 37, J.R. decided she wanted to add to SOLID, by opening her second company,

SOLID WEDDING DANCE. This company has taken a huge turn this year, and now is with over

80 top coordinators and venues in the OC and LA area.

 

Now to where SOLID AND J.R. are

currently being looked at to do our own reality show and is being looked at by her agent and top

Hollywood producers from ‘DANCE MOMS’. J.R. loves to teach, loves to dance and really looks

at your children as her own. “Thank you for giving me the opportunity to do what I love and

teach your children” J.R.

NEW THIS YEAR

STUDENT TEACHING PROGRAM

***J.R. WANTS TO TEACH YOU HOW TO TEACH! Teaching, is a skill, an art, not anyone can

do it and do it right and make sure the children are actually learning. J.R. mastered this skill at

the young age of 16 and was teaching for the top Hollywood studios, including MILLENNIUM,

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH DANCE TEAM, AND HUGE CONVENTIONS ALL OVER THE

WORLD. Teaching is a skill and cannot be done right if it is not taught. If you are a dancer who

dreams of teaching, or possibly working with SOLID one day, and possibly having your own

SOLID location, this program is for you. This class is twice a month, and J.R. has selected 2

lucky dancers to be in the program this year.

 

Assistant teachers will help teachers, warm up, lead across the floor and just do what J.R. asks. They will learn how to teach, choreograph, warm up dancers, how to talk to each child, and learn the all around teaching atmosphere. Dancers are expected to respect our assistant teachers. They are not teaching the class, but have been chosen for a specific reason.
Dancers who are chosen for this opportunity must have at least 2 years dancing experience with J.R.

ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW!
Still on!
Solid has had a dream to dance on ELLEN!
We just celebrated SOLID’S 15 anniversary!
It is Ellen’s 15 year anniversary as well! IT IS TIME TO MAKE THIS DREAM COME TRUE! If you haven’t met me, J.R., the owner of SOLID, than those of you who know me, know I will not take NO for an answer, and will work every angle to make this happen for SOLID

SOLID WILL HOLD AN OPEN AUDITION, to select dancers to perform with Owner J.R. and Coach Kelsi, on the ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW! All ages will be selected for this opportunity. TAKE CLASS, AND TRAIN! This could be an opportunity of your life!

CLASS PLACEMENT

 

Placement decisions are made from many years of experience. SOLID class levels are for your

child to learn at their level to ensure they are getting the best results to what they themselves

can and will accomplish.

FOR THE PARENTS

 

SOLID believes that your child direct success depends on you as a parent/guardian. Your

direct commitment makes a huge difference to your dancers ultimate success. Always

encourage your child to be on time, do not miss class and practice at home. NO CHILD IS

LEFT OUT HERE AT SOLID. NO talking behind children’s backs, parents backs or teachers

backs. If J.R. or any other instructor at SOLID witnesses such behavior, the dancer will be removed

from SOLID, whether it comes from dancers or parents.

J.R.'s WEBSITE, PHONE & EMAIL COMMUNICATION

 

SOLID OFFICE CELL: 949-412-8040

SOLID MAIN EMAIL: jr@solidhiphop.com

SOLID WEBSITE: www.solidhiphop.com (Being redone in the next month)

SOLID SHUTTERFLY: WE WILL ADD YOU, create a login and always read these emails. This

website is created for our current crew only.

SOLID FACEBOOK: Solid Hip Hop, make sure to follow us on facebook

SOLID YOUTUBE: Solid Hip Hop, make sure to subscribe to our channel

SOLID WEDDING DANCE YOUTUBE: Solid Wedding Dance, make sure to subscribe to our

channel

DRESS CODE

HIP HOP/BREAKDANCE

Baggy sweats, leggings, tennis shoes, sneakers, and anything on top.

Tennis shoes or sneakers, no black soles please.

KNEES MUST BE COVERED.

TUMBLING/JAZZ

Bike shorts, jazz pants, sports bra, JAZZ SHOES

STUDIO POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

 

THERE IS NO VIEWING SOLID HIP HOP CLASSES, except the last class of the month for the

last 15 minutes. This is to ensure our children are learning without an audience.

 

DROP OFF/PICK UP PROCEDURES

 

ALL DROP OFF RULES MUST BE FOLLOWED. NO MEN CAN ENTER FITNESS ELITE

FOR WOMEN AT ANY TIME. NEWPORT DROP OFF IS IN ALLEY AND NO PARKED CARS

ARE ALLOWED IN THE ALLEY AT ANY TIME. LAGUNA IS VALET, DROP OFF AT CURB

AND A SOLID HIP HOP REPRESENTATIVE WILL WALK YOUR DANCER INSIDE THE

STUDIO.

NEWPORT: DROP OFF IS IN ALLEY AND NO PARKED CARS ARE ALLOWED IN THE

ALLEY AT ANY TIME. PICK UP IS IN THE ALLEY.

HUNTINGTON BEACH: NO PARENTS ARE ALLOWED IN THE WAITING AREA DURING

CLASS, EXCEPT THE LAST CLASS OF THE MONTH. DROP OFF AND PICK UP ARE IN

THE BACK AT THE TOP OR BOTTOM OF THE STAIRS, LOCATED BEHIND THE STUDIO.

PICK UP IS ON TIME!

AFTER 5 MINUTES YOU WILL BE CHARGED $1.00 PER MINUTE.

DROP OFF IS SAME PLACE AS PICK UP PER LOCATION
PERFORMANCE ETIQUETTE

 

No parents or dancers at any time will speak to the directors of the shows. ONLY J.R. will be in

charge, WE have the best venues we worked very hard to get. DO NOT ever take matters into

your own hands, wait for J.R.’s instruction, she will give them per show throughout the year.

 

 

HOLLYWOOD EXPERIENCE!

Once a month, all dancers ages 7 and up will be able to travel to Hollywood and take classes. We go to ABBY LEE DANCE CENTER, MILLENNIUM, THE EDGE AND MORE! All dancers are encouraged to take this opportunity and learn from different amazing instructors to better yourself and step outside of the box. Solid will take your child for the day, 9:00-4:00 pm. A daily fee of $55.00 will be charged. Class fees are separate. Dancers generally take between 2-4 hours of classes, depending their age. Excellent opportunity, one you cannot find anywhere else. Once a month, dancers ages 7 and up will be able to travel to Hollywood and take classes.

PRIVATES/SOLOS/GROUP CHOREOGRAPHY

 

All dancers can book a private at any time for an additional price. SOLOS/GROUP DANCES

MUST BE APPROVED BY J.R. AND ARE ALSO AN ADDITIONAL PRICE. Solos will only be performed at competitions.

 

 

COMPETITION FEES

Each competition has a competition entry fee that ranges from $45.00-$60.00 per dance. Fees are not due until 6

weeks prior to each competition.

COMPETITION COSTUME FEES

Competition costumes are $90.00 per costume, per dance. Fees are split and are on payment

sheet.

COMPETITION DEPOSIT

This fee goes towards all extra trainings scheduled for competition trainings. No extra fees will

be charged at anytime throughout the year for extra trainings.

Competition extra trainings

Trainings are set on as needed basis. Each crew will discuss a day of the week that works best

for all of you. Usually two weeks before each competition, dancers can plan to have 2-3

trainings per week.

SHOW COSTUME FEES

Costumes are designed and hand picked by J.R. We do not do the normal around here.. J.R.

likes to make sure you can use your costumes again. Costumes are a one time fee, and will be

used in every show for the entire year.

SHOWS... WHERE DO WE PERFORM?

ANGELS SHOW

LA CLIPPER SHOW

UCI HALFTIME SHOW

KNOTT’S BERRY FARM

OC FAIR

BALBOA ISLAND PARADE

AND MORE...

SHOW FEES, WHAT DO THEY INCLUDE?

Show fees include all extra trainings involved. NO EXTRA FEES WILL BE ADDED AT

ANYTIME FOR EXTRA TRAININGS CALLED BY J.R. Fees also go towards all music cuts,

rentals, D.J.,banner, props etc..

Show Extra Trainings

No additional cost for extra trainings!

Two weeks prior to each show, dancers should plan to have extra trainings’. Dancers will meet, at the show venue, 2-3 hours prior to the show time and train as a crew. DAY OF SHOW TRAINING IS MANDATORY AND NECESSARY FOR AN EXCELLENT SHOW!

Trainings are set on as needed basis. If your dancers need it, we will do it. We do not count hours, or charge for any extra trainings we book. It is our job to make sure dancers are ready to perform, and we take it seriously. ​Saturday’s,​ 2 - 3 weeks prior to each show, dancers will have extra trainings. Extra trainings will also consist of longer class hours, on your regular day of your regular classes. Our goal with the extra trainings is to ensure dancers are ready and confident, before they walk on stage. We want to make this schedule as convenient as possible for you and your child, understanding you have a busy schedule with work and other children. PARENTS: IF WE SCHEDULE IT, YOUR DANCER NEEDS IT PERIOD. Dancers who miss more than one extra training for a show, will not be able to dance in the show, unless they schedule a makeup for the training missed. Privates are available, at a low fee, for those of you who need extra help.

 

SHOW TICKET FEES

Great news! We have 2 FREE shows, and one $15.00 show! L.A. Clipper show this year is the

lowest price we have had in a 4 years! Tickets are between $45-$65. Disney we are

discounted and Knott’s we are discounted. Dancers will NOT be able to come in for free. Dancers need a

ticket to perform at every show, and anyone coming to watch the shows will need a ticket as

well.

Show fees include all extra trainings involved. NO EXTRA FEES WILL BE ADDED AT ANYTIME FOR EXTRA TRAININGS CALLED BY J.R. Fees also go towards all music cuts, rentals, D.J.,banner, props etc..

 

 

ATTENDANCE

 

BE IN CLASS... If your child misses class, you will miss important technique and choreography. Dancers who miss more than 1 class a month, will be required to make it up. Show extra trainings are required, and mandatory to perform. No exceptions.

MAKEUP CLASSES
All dancers will be given 30 days, from the time you miss a class to make it up. Refunds and credits are not given for any reason. Makeup classes can be used at any location. After 30 days you forfeit your right to a makeup class.

 

TUITION

Base tuition is $90.00 per month, for one hour per week. Individual tuition is based on each dancer and is packaged towards your specific crews and classes to which you register. The owner J.R. will go over your individual tuition at the time of registration. Sibling discounts are honored at $10.00 off per class.

OFFICE HOURS

 

Emailing anytime, must allow for a 24 hour return on emails. Texting is fine between the hours

of 9 am- 6 pm, unless your child is in class.

You must allow for a 12 hour turnaround time for texting.

CLOSED FRIDAY-SUNDAY unless it is a show weekend

or your child is in class.

 

SOLID OFFICE CELL: 949-412-8040

 

SOLID MAIN EMAIL: ​jr@solidhiphop.com

 

SOLID ACCOUNTATN EMAIL: solidacctmanager@gmail.com
Online information will be updated weekly. Use this website for all questions regarding shows and all class updates. Extra trainings may not always be posted on the website, as we add them on as needed basis. You must check with J.R.

 

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