Orange County, CA Jazz & Contemporary Dance Classes

Jazz Classes and Tap Dance

Jazz dance may refer to Vernacular Jazz or to Theatrical Jazz. Vernacular jazz dance includes; Ragtime, Charleston, Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, and Swing. Theatrical jazz is a performance style of Jazz that was popularized by Broadway shows beginning in the 1940’s. Tap dancing is incorporated into many jazz styles and musical theater, and emphasizes rhythm and improvisation.