class descriptions


 

Hip Hop Pre - Company, Grade 5-6 (60 minutes)  

Lively, upbeat class that incorporates traditional jazz technique with an emphasis on funk/hip hop choreography.  Students must be enrolled in either Ballet V or Jr IIA level ballet classes as well as Ballet V or Jr II Jazz to take this class. 

 

Hip Hop Jr. IIB/Jr. Company, Grade 7-9 (60 minutes)  

Lively, upbeat class that requires solid technical proficiency. Class will be divided into two sections: traditional jazz jumps & turns, and funk/hip hop choreography.  Students must be enrolled in either Jr IIB or Jr Co level ballet classes as well as Jr II or Jr Co Jazz to take this class. 

 

Hip Hop Sr. Company, Grade 10-12 (60 minutes)  

Lively, upbeat class that requires strong technical proficiency. Class will be divided into two sections: traditional jazz jumps & turns, and funk/hip hop choreography.  Students must be enrolled in both Sr Co level ballet classes as well as Sr Co Jazz to take this class.

 

Kinder Jazz, Grade K (45 minutes) 
A fun, lively class which provides an introduction to jazz dance.  Emphasis is placed on rhythm and executing basic steps with a high energy level.

Jazz IB, Grades 1 & 2 (60 minutes)  
An upbeat class that incorporates broadway, hip hop, and traditional jazz dance styles.  This class is designed for students who are also enrolled in ballet.  

Jazz I/Hip Hop, Grades 1 & 2 (60 minutes)  

An upbeat class that incorporates traditional jazz technique with an emphasis on funk/hip hop styles.  This class is open to all students, enrolled in ballet or not.

Jazz IIB, Grades 3 & 4 (60 minutes)  
Continued training in various styles of jazz dance.   There is a stronger focus on executing steps with a  higher level of technique as well as style.  This class is for students also enrolled in ballet.   

Jazz II/Hip Hop, Grades 3 & 4 (60 minutes)  
An upbeat class that incorporates traditional jazz technique with an emphasis on funk/hip hop styles.  This class is open to all students, enrolled in ballet or not.

Jazz IIIB, Grade 5 (60 minutes)  

Students are challenged stylistically and rhythmically.  They are expected to reference ballet training in executing jazz steps.  This class is for students enrolled in ballet.

Jazz III/Hip Hop, Grades 5 & 6 (60 minutes)  
An upbeat class that incorporates traditional jazz technique with an emphasis on funk/hip hop styles.  This class is open to all students, enrolled in ballet or not.

Jazz IV/Hip Hop, Grade 7 and Up (60 minutes)  

A more mature and stylistically challenging class
 that incorporates traditional jazz technique with an emphasis on funk/hip hop styles.  This class is open to all students, enrolled in ballet or not.

Jazz Jr. II, Grade 6 & 7 (60 minutes)  

A much more rigorous and difficult jazz class.  Students are expected to execute steps at a moderate to high level of technique, and are introduced to more complicated turning and jumping combinations.  
*Student’s must be enrolled in Jr. II. level ballet classes.

Jazz Jr. Company, Grade 7-9 (60 minutes)  
A very rigorous and challenging class.  Students must have a high level of technique and strong ability to interpret different styles of jazz dance. Emphasis is placed on executing very complex combinations and developing agility and athleticism.
*Student’s must be enrolled in Jr. Co. level ballet classes

Jazz Sr. Company, Grade 10-12 (60 minutes)  
Our highest level of jazz technique.  Students will master many different styles and are introduced to more alternative and contemporary jazz dance.  Dancers are expected to have full control while executing very challenging combinations while exhibiting strength and interpreting style.  
*Student’s must be enrolled in Sr. Co. level ballet classes

Musical Theater, Jr./Sr. Company (60 minutes)  
A class focused on broadway and lyrical styles of dance. Dancers will execute combinations of varied tempos and work with interesting music choices.
*Student’s must be enrolled in Jr. Co. or Sr. Co. level ballet classes

 

 



5th anniversary production of alice audition information is posted here

Parent observation 2018 classes, dates and times posted here

2017-2018 registration form can be downloaded here

2017-2018 class schedule can be downloaded here

2017-2018 dress code is posted here

Nutcracker 2017 photos are available here ...thank you again to the very talented kerry long for her beautiful photographs

full length movie of our 4th annual production of Alice posted here

full length movie of our 35th Annual Nutcracker posted  here

recital 2017 photos are available here ...thank you again to the very talented kerry long for her beautiful photographs

Alice 2017 photos are available here ...thank you kerry long for her beautiful photographs