Our Contemporary dance classes are an exciting blend of Modern, Jazz, and Ballet - with Street, and Ethnic styles of dance explored. This class is a fusion of music, movement and expression which explores movement as it relates to life.
A contemporary dancer uses a variety movements and dance styles which can best tell a story. Contemporary dancers may show strong emotion such as love, joy, and anger - most commonly interpreting the lyrics of a song and/or quality of the music.
Modern dance influences such as fall and recovery, contract and release, and strong percussive movements are utilized. Fluidity and grace as wll as dynamic changes in rhythm and tempo are also part of the contemporary class.
Class includes a strong ballet foundation with elements of all other styles for a broad range of expression and musicality.
Student choreography and improvisation are heavily explored.
All Students must be enrolled in Lvl 2A or higher of graded ballet
and must be simultaneously enrolled in the Ballet Elite Program
Contemporary is paired with AcroDance for building those impressive
skills used in Contemporary dance