Originating in the United States, tap became popular during the "Jazz Age". It involves rhythmic percussion, utilizing the taps on the shoes. Many Broadway shows feature tap dancing.
A form of dance seen in Broadway shows and music videos, jazz technique is influenced by ballet and consists of kicks, turns, and leaps.
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These classes are organized by level, beginner, advanced beginner, intermediate and advanced.
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This style will greatly assist your budding actor or actress. A combination of singing, dancing, and acting is taught in this class.
This technique is based more on physical expression as opposed to the pretty lines of ballet. Originating the United States in the early 20th Century this style has grown and changed over the years. Some of the more contemporary include Twyla Tharp, Alvin Ailey, and Mark Morris. This style also laid the ground work for the styles of modern currently known as contemporary and lyrical.
A street or funk style of dance performed to hip-hop, rap, or R&B music. Due to its casual style these classes are structured according to age rather than level.
This type of dance, also known as acro, is a combination of tumbling and dance. This style of dance is seen in Cirque Du Soliel shows. It is highly recommended that acro students enhance their training with ballet.
A dance technique developed over the past 350 years, ballet is the foundation of all other styles of dance.
A traditional ethnic dance that originated in Ireland. The Riverdance explosion made this style of dance very popular and well known for a time. Students begin their studies in 'soft' shoes and advance to study in both 'hard' and 'soft' shoes.
Just like Dancing with the Stars! Formal social dancing. The ballroom dance repertoire will include dances from the Latin genre (cha-cha, rumba, samba, jive, etc.) and formal (waltz, fox trot, quick step, etc.). Partner is not required.