JAZZ AND HIP HOP -
Minimum level requirements: Students in ballet II and III may take Jazz II; Students in ballet III may take Hip Hop; Students in ballet IV may take Jazz III and Hip Hop.
During this class, dancers learn the body's proper alignment, flexibility and control. Exercises follow that isolate the different parts of the body and develop complex coordination of the arms, head and legs.
This intermediate/advanced level begins with a fast-paced standing warm-up. Isolation exercises and short combinations will focus on extensions and turns done in the center. Dancers are evaluated on performance skills, focus, dynamic contrast and musicality.