Jazz and Contemporary

Jazz dance builds creative expression while developing rhythm and proper technique. Contemporary dance encourage dancers to move in new and unconventional ways, while expanding their storytelling abilities and performance skills.

Jazz and Contemporary Private Lessons

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Jazz and Contemporary Classes

 

Fundamentals of Jazz – Ages 7-12

Thursdays. 7/9 – 8/27. 4:30PM – 5:30PM

Learn the basic skills and terminology of jazz dance in this dynamic introductory class. Students will be led through warm-up, stretching, and conditioning exercises at the start of class, followed by exercises in the center of the floor and traveling across the floor. A short combination may be taught at the end of class. Build creative expression through dance while developing proper technique and alignment, and connecting rhythm to movement.

This class is offered both in-person and virtual (live streamed). To ensure dancer safety and physical distancing, in-person class size is limited to 10. If in-person classes are restricted for part or all of the Summer Session, enrolled students will automatically be switched to the virtual class and tuition will be adjusted.

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Turns and Jumps – Ages 7-12

Thursdays. 7/9 – 8/27. 5:45PM – 6:45PM

Students will work to improve their technique in leaps, jumps, and turns found in multiple dance styles, including but not limited to ballet, jazz, and contemporary. Develop the strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance required to properly execute many turns and jumps.

This class is offered both in-person and virtual (live streamed). To ensure dancer safety and physical distancing, in-person class size is limited to 10. If in-person classes are restricted for part or all of the Summer Session, enrolled students will automatically be switched to the virtual class and tuition will be adjusted.

register: In-Person

register: Virtual

 

Beginning Contemporary/Lyrical – Ages 7-12

Wednesdays. 7/8 – 8/26. 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Combining elements of modern, jazz and ballet, this expressive class challenges new and returning dancers to move in new and unconventional ways. Through a series of technique exercises, improvisation scores, and combinations, students will expand their storytelling abilities while simultaneously building strength, improving understanding of dynamic alignment, and developing fluidity and grace.

This class is offered both in-person and virtual (live streamed). To ensure dancer safety and physical distancing, in-person class size is limited to 10. If in-person classes are restricted for part or all of the Summer Session, enrolled students will automatically be switched to the virtual class and tuition will be adjusted.

register: In-Person

register: Virtual

 

For our full schedule of classes for Summer 2020, see below.

SCHEDULE OF CLASSES

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