*Competitive Jazz Classes are available by audition only for ages 7 and Up.
The Association of International Dance Teachers is a South African based dance society. They have developed an extensive jazz syllabus for students and instructors alike. Students can take examinations and earn credits which can be applied towards high school graduation. These highly technical classes introduce students to jazz terminology, music theory and anatomy.
Exams are optional. No choreography will be set in this class. Ages 6 & up.
AIDT JAZZ TECH (EXAM CLASS)
* Once dancers reach the higher levels, completed exams can be used for high school fine arts credit
DANCERS WILL EXAMINE AT THE DISCRETION OF THE TEACHER, STUDENTS ASKED TO TAKE THEIR EXAM DO NOT HAVE TO ENTER. DANCERS ARE WELCOME TO TAKE THESE CLASSES FOR TECHNIQUE PURPOSES WITHOUT EVER ENTERING AN EXAM.
Jazz is a fun and upbeat style of dance. Classes include warm-up exercises, stretching, core strengthening work, isolations, across the floor combinations and choreography.
Students will learn and perform a dance in the year end recital. Ages 6 & up.
SPINS N LEAPS
Students will focus on technique and intricate steps/tricks throughout the year. This highly beneficial class keeps dancers in top physical form, improving stamina, flexibility and control.
For technique only - no choreography will be set in this class. Ignite Youth Company Dancers only. Ages 7 & up.
This class combines jazz dance and tap dance in a one hour dance lesson. This class provides a solid foundation of these two techniques while introducing students to new styles.
Students will learn and perform a dance in the year end recital.