contemporary

Modern / Lyrical

Lyrical I (Ages 11+) (1 hour)

Intermediate Lyrical technique. This class focuses on the connection between form, the musical quality of a song, and the dancer’s movements.

Prerequisite: Two years of Ballet.

Thursdays: 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Lyrical II (Ages 14+) (1 hour)

Intermediate/Advanced Lyrical technique. This technique class is a fusion of ballet and jazz techniques with an emotional connection to music. Dancers will explore movement through progressions and exercises involving weight exchange, balances and turns and leaps. Choreography will have a strong emphasis on emotional connection to the music, storytelling and performance as well as a focus on technique.

Must have Ballet training. While taking this class, a Ballet class is strongly recommended.

Thursdays: 5:30 – 6:30 PM

Modern (Ages 11+) (1 hour)

This class is based on technique influenced by the great pioneers of modern dance, as well as current artists. The class concentrates on proper alignment, use of breath, quality of structural form, moving through space, directional changes, fall and recovery, and performance quality. Dancers will also learn improvisational skills to help them discover their own movement style.

Wednesdays: 5:30 – 6:30 PM