Performing Arts Program
The Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Performing Arts Program has been cultivating young, enthusiastic artists for 33 years. Over 5000 members have participated in dance, singing and drama classes. Many of our alumni have taken their performing arts skills to a professional level and are now teachers, singers, and actors. Such alumni are Jennifer Lopez, Kerry Washington, Veronica Vazquez, Damaris Lopez, Dominic Colon, Erica Strubbe, Brett Sturgis, J.D. Martinez, Tenile Jimenez, Asia Nitallano, Danielle Polonco, Lorraine Martinez, Sabrina Nieves, Giovannia Santos and Anthony Rodriguez.
Actress/singer Jennifer Lopez, Kips Bay Alumnus, has been named the first spokeswomen for Boys & Girls Club of America. At the announcement Jennifer expressed her feelings on being a member of Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club. “When I was a little girl from the Bronx running to Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club to sing and dance…I didn’t know what was in store for me then” said Jennifer. “But I know that with Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, I had a place to go”.
The Performing Arts offers instruction in Ballet, Latin, Latin Jazz, African, and Hip-Hop dance.
Piano classes are also offered. Classes are at a nominal fee.
Please attend registration for additional information.
Dance classes meet every Saturday for 1 hour. Piano lessons meet every Saturday for 30 minutes.
PERFORMING ARTS REGISTRATION
*Please note: All students must be a 2018 Kips Bay Club Member prior to registration. NO EXCEPTIONS*
Returning Students: must complete a renewal application for 2019.
New students: must submit completed application, copy of Birth Certificate, copy of recent physical, copy of Immunization record and $10 membership fee at time of registration.
Please call the Performing Arts Department for further information at:
(718) 893-8254 ext.11248 or e-mail Erica.Strubbe@kipsbay.org
Please click on link to view pictures of past BROADWAY BABIES Performances:
Please click on link for past Drama Showcase Performances:
WANT A CHALLENGE?
FEEL THE NEED FOR BRIGHT LIGHTS?, LOVE TO PERFORM?
If you answered yes to all these questions, come and Audition for one of our Performing Companies, K-COMPANY AND JR. K- COMPANY.
Click on link for more information.