Jazz dance is a classification shared by a broad range of dance styles. Its foundation comes from ballet technique and was influenced by many elements of jazz music. Jazz dance classes are upbeat and energetic and encompass many styles of dance including musical theatre. The technique in Jazz dance includes extensions, turns, leaps, jumps, dynamic choreography, and much more.
Students should expect to spend a minimum of 2 years in each level.
Jr. Jazz (Ages 4-6) Gives young dancers an introduction to Jazz technique, vocabulary, and choreography.
Jazz III (Ballet class required)
Jazz IV (Ballet III or higher required)
Beginning/Intermediate Teen Jazz (Ages 11^) Designed specifically for teen dancers who have little to no experience.
Leaps/Turns I (Must be enrolled in Jazz II)
Leaps/Turns II (Must be enrolled in Jazz III or higher)
Proper Jazz attire is required: form fitting shorts or pants, leotard or tight top, hair in secured bun, jazz shoes.