A one-hour class beginning with floor work and center exercises to hone a technique based on natural body-movements of fall-and-recovery, release, control, and anti-control. Choreography follows technique and incorporates jazz dance and story-telling, utilizing modern movement and acting improvisation. Strong technique in ballet and jazz necessary. Movement can be fast, edgy and forceful one moment and slow, smooth and fluid the next.
Must be enrolled in a Ballet or Jazz class at SADA. Teacher will determine level.
Any leotard or SADA shirt (not oversized), jazz pants or crop pants, barefoot, hair secured in a ponytail.
A one-hour choreography class blending ballet and jazz. Strong technique in both classical ballet and jazz necessary. Choreography focuses on fluidity of movement and strong sense of musicality.
Must be enrolled In both Ballet and Jazz at SADA, Level II - up. Teacher will determine whether the student is right for either Lyrical I or II.
Any leotard or SADA shirt (not oversized), jazz pants or crop pants, foot undies or bear claws, hair secured in a ponytail.
A 90-minute class for Advanced Jazz (Level 4) and Modern students incorporating the techniques of both Jazz and Modern dance combined with Contemporary choreography.
Strong jazz and modern technique with teacher recommendation
Any leotard or SADA shirt (not oversized), jazz pants or crop pants, tan jazz shoes, hair secured in a ponytail.