Fall Programming- Teens

We are so excited to be re-opening in October and bringing back some of our favorite programs like Teen Tastic, Drama Troupe!

Teen Tastic

Focuses on building social skills with friends with and without Down syndrome by participating in team-based activities in a casual and fun setting. Skill development includes understanding compromise, turn-taking and problem-solving abilities.

Teen Tastic dates: TBD

Register for Teen Tastic on our calendar at: gigisplayhouse.org/foxvalley/calendar

Drama Troupe

Focuses on confidence and cooperation will be practiced through a variety of drama improvisation techniques, theatrical productions and games to recreate and learn self-expression with vocal and physical freedom.

Drama Troupe will be on Wednesday evenings from 4-5pm

Drama Troupe dates:

  • Wednesday, October 7
  • Wednesday, October 14
  • Wednesday, October 21
  • Wednesday, October 28
  • Wednesday, November 4
  • Wednesday, November 11
  • Wednesday, November 18
  • Wednesday, November 25
  • Wednesday, December 2
  • Wednesday, December 9
  • Wednesday, December 16

Register for Drama Troupe on our calendar at: gigisplayhouse.org/foxvalley/calendar

GiGiFIT Teen

Introduces the key movements of foundational , hip strengthening and vestibular/balance exercises, we focus on improving areas of fitness through activities in strength, endurance, joint stability, balance, movement control and more. GiGiFIT Teen incorporates age appropriate activities that teens can be successful with and  strengthen their bodies purposefully.​ GiGiFIT promotes wellness through nutrition, pushing through barriers and building self-confidence. Recommended for 13-17 year olds.

GiGiFIT Teen will be on Thursday evenings 4-5pm

GiGiFIT Teen dates:                                                           

  • Thursday, October 8
  • Thursday, October 15
  • Thursday, October 22
  • Thursday, October 29
  • Thursday, November 5
  • Thursday, November 12
  • Thursday, November 19
  • Thursday, November 26 OFF for Thanksgiving
  • Thursday, December 3
  • Thursday, December 10
  • Thursday, December 17

Individuals interested in signing up for GiGiFIT Teen must register prior at: https://gigisplayhouse.org/foxvalley/gigifit 

Dance @ Steps

Introduce basic dance styles, techniques and movements to participants

The Radiance Dance Troupe will be meeting on Sundays at Steps Dance Center/Virtually at 12pm.

Dancers may choose to come to class in-person or virtually.  

Expectations for dancers in person:                                                           

  • temperatures will be taken at the door
  • dancers will only be allowed 1 adult with them in the studio
  • dancers will be required to wear masks at all times

Dates for Radiance (ages 12+) Jazz/Hip Hop:

  • Sunday, September 27
  • Sunday, October 4
  • Sunday, October 11
  • Sunday, October 25
  • Sunday, November 1
  • Sunday, November 8
  • Sunday, November 15
  • Sunday, December 6
  • Sunday, December 13

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