Dancers continue to increase their repertoire of ballet steps and combinations as well as building their strength and stamina. Ballet terminology will continue to reinforced and proper form will be enforced.
Dancers are provided increasingly challenging combinations while continuing to grow their their musicality, choreography, and artistry of ballet technique.
Hip Hop is composed of different street dances, breaking, popping, and locking. In this style, you will learn about the shift in hip hop music over time and learn various movement aesthetics and expressions. This class will also incorporate Temphopical. Temphopical combines elements of Contemporary, Hip Hop and Lyrical.
An exploration of the movement through breath, textures and energy of any element (fire, earth, water, air) as keys to this signature style. It's a FREEDOM of expression and communication based from various elements through movement. Class encourages students to step outside the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to their movements. Class continues to build skills such as rhythm, coordination, musicality, choreography, and thinking on your feet.
In this class, we focus on continuing specific techniques such as isolations of the body, developing complex rhythms and pat-terns, balance, and stylistic movements. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement. In class dancers will learn proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. This level is increasingly more complex and intricate.
We challenge our dancers to use connecting flowing movements to interpret music and express inner emotions. This emotional expression is an important element at this level. Its lines are on a central axis, but often use tilts, arches, spirals, and curves as an aesthetic addition. Dancers continue to grow their technique, choreography, and terminology. Conditioning and flexibility training, and musicality are continued. Class combines the strength of jazz with the concept of turn out used in ballet technique.
Ballet, jazz, or lyrical technique is required to participate in contemporary class.
Contemporary is a style of expressive dance which connects the mind and body through movement.
The class combines elements of several dance genres including jazz, lyrical and classical ballet.