Tumbling, forward/back rolls, cartwheels, round-offs and progressing to ariels, handsprings, tucks etc.
Classes offering more than one style in a single session. We offer these as ballet/tap, jazz/lyrical, tot-hop/tumble combo classes
Ballet is the foundation and strength behind all dance training. From the barre to centre work, adage and petite allegro, turns and grande allegro you will be guided, encouraged and challenged. You will build skill, confidence, performance style and artistry in your study of Ballet.
This is a class for our male students to explore the art of dance in the company of other males, taught by a male instructor (specifically jazz/tap/ballet)
Hip-hop dance is a fusion dance genre that incorporates elements of popping, locking, breaking, jazz, ballet, tap dancing and other styles and is typically performed to hip-hop, R&B, funk, electronic or pop music.
Jazz dance combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with the current forms of popular dance. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms.
This class will explore the broadway and theatre side of traditional musical theatre jazz. This class will focus only on the dance side of the theatre and does not include vocal, monologues etc.
Lyrical dance is a combination of ballet and jazz dance that often uses music with lyrics to inspire the movements of the dancer. Choreographers use the lyrics from the song to inspire the dance and the result is a style that focuses on strong emotion as well as a more individual approach than some dance styles. It is also a very precise dance with the dancer’s movements portraying the emotion and story of the song.
tap classes will cover the styles of broadway tap technique.The focus of each tap class is to improve the student’s sound clarity, rhythm and musicality, timing and phrasing. Classes are structured in the traditional tap format; warm-up exercises, technique and progressive movements, combination or dance routine.
Contemporary is genre of dance developed during the 20th century, contemporary dance involves incorporating aspects of movement from several other genres such as jazz, modern and ballet.
Routine which must include such elements as marching, clean, strong and sharp arm movements with poms, arm placement, kicks, uniformity, jumps and splits. Choreography should include incorporating the above skills while utilizing visual effects through levels, formations and ground work.
Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance. The story and emotional content of a musical – humor, pathos, love, anger – are communicated through words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated whole.