contemporary - lyrical dance ages 8-adult

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Contemporary (ages 8+)

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.

Learn more about contemporary dance

Understanding Dance: What is Contemporary Dance

 

All Students must have completed a minimum of 1 year of ballet and must be simultaneously enrolled in ballet and jazz classes.

 

 

 

For the exceptional development of the Lyrical / Contemporary Dancer.
continued ballet and jazz training are expected

BALLET

CONTEMPORARY

IMPROVISATION/CREATIVE DANCE

POINTE CONDITIONING

TAP

STREET DANCE

TRIPLE THREAT TRAINING

PROGRESSING BALLET TECHNIQUE

JAZZ

ACRODANCE

SPECIAL SKILLS TRAINING

DANCE ELITE INTENSIVE PROGRAM