Intro to Jazz is will introduce both new dancers and previously Preschool level dancers to the style of jazz and the structure of the Graded Level classes.
Jazz 1 provides a strong technical foundation while exploring rhythm and movement dynamics through energetic exercises and choreography.
Jazz 2 provides a deeper understanding of jazz technique including a focus on pirouettes, leaps, jumps and core work. Teacher recommendation only.
Jazz 3 further explores jazz technique and introduces the contemporary/lyrical style into the exercises and choreography. Concurrent registration in a Ballet class is required at this level and above. Teacher recommendation only.
Jazz 4 consists of intermediate jazz and contemporary/lyrical work and presents material at a challenging pace. Concurrent registration in a Ballet class is required at this level and above. Teacher recommendation only.
Jazz 5 consists of advanced jazz and contemporary/lyrical work while focusing on more complex floor work, leaps, turns, and combinations and demanding a mature approach to the understanding of movement. Concurrent registration in a Ballet class is required at this level. Teacher recommendation only.
Teen Jazz is a class for the dancer, ages 13-18, with three or more years of experience who is looking for less of a time commitment. Offered by the semester, the course will strengthen jazz technique in a more relaxed environment.
Open Level Jazz is a class for the students ages 13-18 with little to no dance experience who is looking to try ballet in a stress-free environment. Offered by the semester, the course will introduce jazz technique without requiring a hefty time commitment.
Adult Latin Jazz is a class for adults from a range of dance backgrounds that teaches the fundamentals of jazz with a Latin ballroom twist. Offered by the semester, the class is a great option for those will busier schedules who still want to fit dance in!