LYRICAL JAZZ

OVERVIEW

Lyrical Jazz classes are designed for intermediate to advanced students with previous training in ballet and/or jazz. Students will explore partnering and weight sharing exercises combined with basic techniques and skills from ballet, jazz and modern. It emphasizes interpretation of music lyrics and mood while telling a story with movement that can be fluid or abstract. As students progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate. Students must take this class in conjunction with ballet.

ELEMENTS
  • Warm-Up
  • Technique
  • Across the floor
  • Combinations
LEVELS
  • Levels I-IV
PRE REC
  • Must master skill sets required in each level prior to moving up. All upper level classes must have instructor approval
WHAT TO WEAR?
  • TOPS
  • Dance tops, leotard, fitted top
  • BOTTOMS
  • Bike shorts or leggins
  • SHOES
  • Tan or black jazz shoes
  • HAIR
  • Tied back in a bun or ponytail