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Next Step Dance News!

Spring & Summer Registration Is Going On Now
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Recital Tickets go on sale Tuesday, April 10th at 12:00 noon! Tickets can be purchased by clicking the link: sanramonperformingarts.com visiting the San Ramon Performing Arts Theater Box Office at 10550 Albion Rd., San Ramon, Ca. 94582 or calling the box office at (925) 973-3343. 

Wear your recital costume to class: Monday - Saturday, April 16 - 21, 2018 - Studio Picture Day is Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ Village, attendance is mandatory for all recital participants. 

Calling all Dads! Due to an overwhelming response, we will once again be offering a special Daddy Daughter Dance in the Next Step's Annual Spring Recital! on Sunday, May 20th! The dance will be simple so everyone can participate and require clothing you already have at home. There will be two rehearsals: Sunday, May 6th and Tuesday, May 15th plus a short dress rehearsal on Saturday, May 19th. Don't miss out on the special experience of dancing with your daughter on stage! Brothers, Uncles, Grandfathers are all welcome! Call the office to sign up for this special event 925,831,0777

Dance Team Auditions! Are Coming in April - Pre-Register your dancer for our Audition Workshop and Auditions now! Audition Registration forms, flyers and information emailed home to all Next Step families. Or call the office for more information: 925 831 0777

Audition Workshop Saturday, April 29, 2018 & Dance Team Auditions Sunday, April 30, 2018 all at the Village. Including Semi-Comp Workshop & Auditions. Plus Tap Team Auditions on Thursday, May 3, 2018 @ Grange Hall. 

Pre-Team Demonstration - Monday, April 16th from 3:45 - 4:15 pm at our Grange Hall Location: 743 Diablo Rd., Danville. Is your dancer ready to perform, meet new friends and go to Disneyland to dance on stage? Pre-Team might just be what you are looking for. Attend the Pre-Team Demonstration to see what it's all about and have your questions answered by Owner/Director Lori Buffalow. 

Summer Registration is open now! It's not too early to sign up for a Next Step Summer Dance Camp. Camps run Monday - Thursday in the months of June, July and August! Try something new or just come and enjoy some summer dance fun! Click the classes link above to see our Summer Camp Schedule.

The Next Step has an on-line store for required dance shoes, uniforms for some classes and suggested dance apparel for all others. The service is quick, easy and convenient for parents. A shoe-sizing kit is available at our Village Office 109-A Town & Country Dr., and all items are shipped directly to your home. All classes have required dance shoes. Click the Dress Code link to see if your class has a uniform. Click the shop link to order your required shoes and uniforms now.  

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NSDS helped to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation by performing in the 8th Annual SRVHS Benefit Dance Performance in January 2018

Great job dancers! Students from The Next Step Dance Studio along with San Ramon Valley High School, Monte Vista High School, and other local dance studios put on a wonderful Dance Benefit Performance and helped raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. What a wonderful turnout and worthwhile charity! Thank you to all who attended and performend supporting dance and the arts in our local community!


Congratulations Next Step Seniors! We are so proud of you!!!

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Next Step is on Instagram! NS_DanceStudio

Congratulations 2017-18 Next Step Company Dancers!
Great job on your Competition/Convention season!

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THANK YOU to all who attended and volunteered making our Charity Gala Fundraiser for Team Callaway & Nephcure Kidney International a huge success!
The Next Step Families and Friends Donated $6,689.00 to Team Callaway!

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A special THANK YOU to all who contributed, volunteered and joined us for an enchanted evening full of dancing, food, music, an auction and spectacular performances by our Award-Winning Company Dance Teams! We could not have made this event the success that it was without the wonderful support of all of you!

Sunrise Assisted Living Center


Some of our youngest Company Dance Team Members were invited to perform for the Senior Citizens at Sunrise Assisted Living Center. We are honored that they invite us back annually to share our passion for music and dance with them!

Diablo magazine awards Best of the East Bay to The Next Step Dance Studio for Best Dance Classes for the SIXTH year in a row!

2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015! - Congratulations!!!

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Register for Classes NOW!

dancer leapThe Next Step offers dance classes for all ages, levels and styles! Check out our full schedule of classes by clicking the link above. Fall Registration is going on now.

Dance Birthday Parties!

Celebrate your birthday at The Next Step!

birthday_girl.jpgHave a Dance Birthday Party with all your friends! Parties are for all ages and levels and are offered in all styles of dance.

Next Step Pictures & Videos

See what's happening at The Next Step!

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