Modern / Lyrical / Contemporary

Intro to Modern Movement

Intro to Modern Movement


A one-hour class introducing natural body movements, improvisation and floor work. Beginner level. Perfect for 6-10 yr olds who want to discover the concepts of contraction and spiraling, and who wish to explore the freedom of movement that Modern is based on, which differs from that of ballet or jazz.

 

Age:

6-10

 

Schedule:

Thu 5:30-6:30pm

 


Required Attire:

Any leotard or SADA shirt (not oversized), jazz pants or crop pants, barefoot, hair secured in a ponytail.


Modern I & II

Modern I & II


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.

 

Class Requirements:

Must be enrolled in a Ballet or Jazz class at SADA. Teacher will determine level.

 

Schedule:

Modern I
Wednesday 6:45-7:45pm

Modern II
Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm

 


Required Attire:

Any leotard or SADA shirt (not oversized), jazz pants or crop pants, barefoot, hair secured in a ponytail.


Lyrical I & II

Lyrical I & II


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.

 

Age:

10-up

 

Class Requirements:

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.

 

Schedule:

Lyrical I
Thu 5:30-6:30pm

Lyrical II
Mon 8:00-9:00pm

 


Required Attire:

Any leotard or SADA shirt (not oversized), jazz pants or crop pants, foot undies or bear claws, hair secured in a ponytail.