Monterey Park Dance School

Monterey Park Dance SchoolWe are proud to present Monterey Park's premiere Dance School. Our goal is to provide the residents of Monterey Park the highest quality of dancing instruction possible. We want to provide high technical training as well as a fun and positive experience for all of our students.

Multiple Styles

We offer both group classes and private instructions in multiple dance styles. We offer classes in Hip Hop, Jazz, Kpop, Break Dance and more. We also offer a unique musical theater program that combines dancing with singing and acting. We want our students to be well-rounded versatile dancers who will continue their dancing well beyond the school. We want to create dancers who love to dance.

Our dance program starts as young as 3 years old with movement training to help young students begin their coordination training. From there, students can move onto specialized dance classes as they age that they enjoy.

Our program are all taught by experienced dance instructors who have many years of training and performance experience in their fields. Our teachers all love what they do here and are inspired by the love of dance their students showcase. All our students have the opportunity to participate in our annual recitals in the late spring and end of the year. They will have the opportunity to showcase their abilities in front of family and friends at a professional stage.

If you are interested in signing up for lessons or classes, please feel free to contact us anytime at 626.282.ROCK[7625] or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You can also visit the rest of the website for more specific information about each program.

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Temple City Performing Arts Summer Camp

Temple City Performing Arts Summer CampWelcome to PopRock Summer Camp. We have been serving the local residents of Temple City since 2012. Students ages 8 to 14 can enjoy full days of performing arts activities, where they can learn to sing, dance, act and more.

Fun and Engaging Classes

Students will get to be a part of our fun and engaging classes in Acting, Dancing and Singing. Students will learn the fundamentals in each area and learn to put on a show at the end of each week. Students will learn both on-camera acting and on stage acting skills. They will learn dance techniques in Jazz and/or Hip Hop. They will also learn to sing in various genres and styles throughout the session. Our classes are designed to teach students professional techniques, but at the same time, fun and engaging for all the students.

Performance Opportunities

Our summer camps includes performing opportunities for all our students. Students will get a chance to perform at the end of each camp session for their families and friends. They will be able to showcase the new skills they learn in various types of routines and numbers they will be performing. Students will grow from the performances in both creativity and in confidence.

Special Classes and more

Our summer camp also includes various special classes that we will be bringing to the students. They will all be a part of our signature Glee workshop class, where they will learn to put their acting, dancing and singing skills into 1 musical theater style number. They will also have the opportunity to take various classes throughout the camp, such as songwriting, rock band and more.

Register early for specials

Sign up early each year to get our early bird specials. Just call us at 626.282.ROCK[7625] or contact us here to learn more or sign up. We look forward to hearing from you.

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San Gabriel Performing Arts Summer Camp

San Gabriel Performing Arts Summer CampWelcome to San Gabriel's best performing arts summer camp program. PopRock Summer Camp is only minutes away from the heart of San Gabriel. Our summer camp provides singing, dancing and acting training for students ages 8 to 14. Students will get to learn from professional instructors in a fun and engaging atmosphere.

Acting

Our teachers will teach our summer campers the fundamentals of acting for both the stage and for camera. Students will get the chance to develop their skills and learn to do commercial copy, monologues and scene works in our camp program. Our instructors are all industry professionals and will provide them real world practical training in our classrooms.

Dancing

Students in our dance classes will learn hip hop and jazz dancing techniques. They will learn fundamental techniques as well as choreography each week and will have the opportunity to showcase their work at the end of each week to their friends and family. Students will also get to come up with their own choreography and learn to freestyle and improvise dance movements.

Singing

Our vocal instructors will teach our students the fundamentals of pop and musical theater singing. Students will learn in a safe and fun environment that will help them develop their voices and confidence. Students will also get a chance to showcase their work to their friends and family at the end of each week.

Special Classes and Performance

Each week, we will have a unique special class for our campers to try. We will have classes such as songwriting, rock band, ballet and more for our campers to participate in and try something different. We also provide a performance opportunity for all our campers at the end of each week in a local venue to showcase their work to their friends and family.

Space is limited: Register today!

Sign up is easy. Just call us at 626.282.ROCK[7625] to register or find out more information. We provide early bird special each year, so call early to see if you qualify for our special. You can also contact us here to register or for more info.

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Microphones

It’s a big step to buy your first microphone and winter is a great time to invest. Southern California is wet this year and the flu is everywhere. With a microphone of your own there’s no more sharing germs with others. But there are a ton of different microphones on the market and they all pick up sound in a different way. How do you choose?

If you are considering purchasing a mic for yourself, it’s best to test the product before purchase. Some are better for bass tones and others for treble. And just because a microphone is expensive that doesn’t mean it’s the best. So here are a few tips before you head out the door to your local music store.

First, do the research! Know if you are getting a microphone that is made for recording in a studio (Condenser) or performing live on stage (Dynamic).

Secondly, know your voice TYPE. Soprano, alto, tenor, bass….these are important words to know. What are you?

Go into the store to sing and/or play into it. Become familiar with it before spending that money.

If you are looking at a microphone for an instrument make sure you get a stand for it. It’s awfully hard to hold a microphone and play the guitar at the same time.

Now that you have your microphone, guard it with your life! Singers, please just remember to hold microphone correctly! It is not ice cream cone, so don’t treat it like one.

Arcadia Performing Arts Summer Camp

Arcadia Performing Arts Summer CampWe are excited to provide the best performing arts summer camp for the residents of Arcadia. Our program has been extremely popular with many local Arcadia students, many continue on in our regular year-round program in acting, dancing and music.

Acting Classes

We teach our students the fundamentals of acting in our acting classes every day in our camp. Students will learn to act for both stage and for camera. Our teachers are all industry professionals with many years of acting experience to bring to the table. We provide our students a greater understanding of the craft of acting that also will build our their confidence and on stage presences. We will help them control their body so that they can deliver stronger and more powerful performances.

Dancing Classes

In our dance classes, students will get a chance to learn either Jazz or Hip Hop dance techniques. Our dance instructors are professional dancers and choreographers who have many years working in the dance industry. They are here to teach our students proper dance techniques that will allow them to dance in a healthy way. Students will learn both techniques and choreography that they will perform at the end of each week in our weekly showcase.

Singing Classes

Our singing classes will teach our students proper, healthy singing techniques. Our instructors are all professional singings with many years of experience to share with our students. Students will learn how to use their head voice, mix voice and chest voice through proper vocal placements. Students will get a chance to sing at the camp performance at the end of each week.

Glee Workshop

Our signature glee workshop will help students learn to put the three skills to use in one. Students will perform an acting scene that's followed by a singing and dancing number related to the scene ala musical theater style. This class helps put everything together and help students become more confident on stage moving and singing.

Special Classes

Each week, we also offer special classes to our students. These classes can range from Rock Band, to songwriting, to improv workshop and more.

Register Today

Registration is easy. Simply call us at 626.282.ROCK[7625] or contact us here and sign up. We also offer early bird specials for students who sign up earlier in the year. Contact our office today to learn more!

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Best Piano Lessons in San Gabriel

Best Piano Lessons in San GabrielWelcome to San Gabriel's best piano lessons. Paul Kwo has been teaching the residents of San Gabriel and the surrounding areas piano for the past 20 years. He has helped generations of young students grow to love the music and the instrument. When he started PopRock Academy in 2011, he was able to bring the love of music and piano to even more students. We are only a few minutes drive from the heart of San Gabriel.

Professional Training

Paul's piano program at PopRock Academy teaches students with a solid foundation in piano techniques. We provide students lessons that will teach them how to read music and play with proper finger and hand usage in a fun and engaging manner. But we go beyond the standard classical technique and teach our students how to play chord charts and contemporary music that they love. We want students who finish their studies here to be able to use their skills learned for the rest of their lives in ways that's practical to them.

Inspiring Environment

We also believe that the learning environment is crucially important towards the success of a student. PopRock Academy has created an inspirational atmosphere so students feel a sense of belonging. They are also inspired by our instructors who are working artists as well as other students who are also on their journey to success. Students are surrounded by other piano students as well as students who are studying other instruments and other performing art forms. They are then able to understand the greater practical goal of what they are studying. They also have opportunities to play, rehearse and even perform in different types of ensemble settings that no other school in the area can provide.

Performance Opportunities and Ensemble Playing

We provide 4 recital opportunities throughout the year for all our students. Students can sign up for any or all of these recitals with their teacher recommendation. Our recitals are split into two types. We do 2 intimate setting recitals and 2 large setting recitals a year, providing our students different performing experiences that no other school provide in the area. We also offer every student the opportunity to utilize our ensemble masterclass program throughout the year.

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Sign up today and get music in your life! Simply call us at 626.282.ROCK[7625] or contact us here. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Highland Park Performing Arts Summer Camp

Highland Park Performing Arts Summer CampWelcome to Highland Park's best performing arts summer camp program. We are located only minutes from the heart of Highland Park. Our students get to learn acting, dancing and singing in our fun and exciting summer camp programs. So come on by and check us out!

Summer camp for ages 8 to 14

Our summer camp starts at the age of 8 and goes up to 14. Students both beginners and advance students are welcomed to join. Students will learn from industry professionals the art of acting, dancing and singing. They will learn fundamental techniques that will give them a solid foundation in each of the areas. They will also learn a routine in either hip hop or jazz dance, do monologues and scenes in acting classes, and learn to sing a song in the voice class. They will also get a chance to combine them all together in our signature Glee Workshop.

Performance Opportunities

Students will also have a performance opportunity at the end of each week to showcase their work to their friends and family at our weekly camp performances in a nearby venue. These performances will help them put everything they have learned to use, and to build their confidence.

Special Classes

Each week, we will provide students with different special unique classes. They range from songwriting classes, to rock band, to improv workshops and more. Students will get a chance to experience more of performing arts in a safe environment, where they are free to express themselves and to grow their passion for the arts.

Register early for specials!

Sign up early to get our early bird specials. Just call us at 626.282.ROCK[7625] or contact us here to learn more or sign up. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Monterey Park Performing Arts Summer Camp

Monterey Park Performing Arts Summer CampWelcome to Monterey Park's favorite performing arts summer camp for kids. We offer singing, dancing and acting in our summer camp program for students ages 8 to 14. Students will get professional instruction as well as have fun in this awesome camp. Our camp was established in 2011 and had hundreds of kids coming through our program.

Acting

Students will get to learn from a professional actor the craft of acting for both stage and on camera. Students will learn commercial acting as well as doing monologues and scene work. Students will work together and put on a scene at the end of each week to showcase their work. They will also get professional tips on how the industry work and how to audition for projects in the real world.

Dancing

Students will get to learn real dance techniques and a short routine each week from a professional dancer and choreographer. Students will learn either or both hip hop and jazz dance each week with fellow students. Students will get the opportunity to perform their routine at the end of each week for family and friends.

Singing

In our singing classes, students will learn the fundamentals of pop and musical theater singing techniques. Students will get a chance to sing solos for each other throughout the week in various genres of music, culminating in a performance at the end of each week to showcase their work. Students will also learn performance techniques to help enhance their live performances, so they feel more comfortable performing.

Glee Workshop

Our summer camp includes our signature glee workshop where students learn to put their acting, dancing and singing skills together in one performance. They will learn a routine where they will act out a scene following by a singing and dancing number that is connected with the scene. This program helps our student become more confident with themselves.

Register early for specials

Sign up early each year to get our early bird specials. Just call us at 626.282.ROCK[7625] or contact us here to learn more or sign up. We look forward to hearing from you.

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South Pasadena Performing Arts Summer Camp

South Pasadena Performing Arts Summer CampWelcome to PopRock Summer Camp program. Residents of South Pasadena can enjoy a comprehensive performing arts summer camp that's located within minutes drive from the heart of South Pasadena. Students can learn acting, dance and music in one location.

Acting

Students ages 8 to 14 can learn acting on camera and for stage at our fun and exciting summer camp program. Students will learn from industry working professionals the fundamentals of acting and the different techniques used for stage and for camera.

Dance

Our dance portion of the summer camp program will teach students fundamental dance techniques in either Jazz or Hip Hop depending on the week. Students will get to learn from professional dancers and choreography dance techniques and will learn a routine during the week to showcase at the end of the week in our weekly performance.

Music

Students will get to learn pop and musical theater singing techniques in our music classes. Students will learn the basic techniques in singing, along with learning stage performance techniques to improve their stage presence.

Triple Threat Glee Workshop

Our summer camps for the South Pasadena area includes our signature performance class, Glee Workshop. Students will get to put their acting, dance and singing skills to use in this combo class. Students will learn storytelling and acting out a short scene with a song each week and perform at the end of the week at our weekly show.

Special Workshops

We also include a special class each week to teach students something different, such as songwriting, rock band, musical theater and other performing arts.

Weekly performance

Each week, students will get a chance to showcase what they have learned to their friends and family in our weekly performances. Students will get to put what they learned each week to practice in our mini-showcases in a local area venue.

Enroll Early and Save!

Sign up is easy. Simply call us at 626.282.ROCK[7625] or contact us here to sign up. Sign up early and you may qualify for our early bird discount. So don't miss out on this awesome deal.

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