Lyrical/ Contemporary Ballet

Picture1This class is open to students 11-14 who have taken at least two years of ballet and jazz. This is not a class for beginning dancers. The ideal candidate is an Intermediate Teen level student or student who is Level III and above. This weekly lyrical technique class will focus on developing fluidity and emotional presentation while increasing control and flexibility. Students will also work with improvisational skills. At several times during the season students will work with concepts of developing their own choreography. Students will work with both lyrical and contemporary ballet styles; both a unique way to approach movement quality using the technique already developed through classical ballet and jazz. This will be a class designed to be fun and will encourage student’s participation in the process.