Contemporary Classes

Please select from one of the following classes:

**Please note - Age is used as a guideline, not as a rule. All dancers will be placed in the appropriate level once observed! 

Ages 5 to 8

Contemporary 1 

No dance experience needed.

Ages 5 to 8

Contemporary 1 is designed for students who are interested in learning about the emotional and intricate dance form of contemporary. This class introduces basic contemporary movements and terminology. Each class incorporates a warm-up, introductory training of contemporary technique and combinations using contemporary movement. Register Online Now!

Contemporary 2 
Prerequisite: mastery of Contemporary 1, Ballet 1 and/or Jazz 1

Contemporary 2 is geared for the dancer desiring to broaden their contemporary background. This class begins to demonstrate how to use emotion through dance and music. Basic movements will be practiced to prepare students for higher levels of contemporary dance. Each class incorporates a comprehensive warm-up, training of contemporary technique paired with the emotional and improvisational aspect of this unique style. Combinations using contemporary movements and technique will be learned and mastered incorporating techniques learned in previous level 1 classes in addition to new level 2 movements. Register Online Now!

Ages 8 to 12

Contemporary 2 
Prerequisite: mastery of Contemporary 1, Ballet 1 and/or Jazz 1

Contemporary 2 is geared for the dancer desiring to broaden their contemporary background. This class begins to demonstrate how to use emotion through dance and music. Basic movements will be practiced to prepare students for higher levels of contemporary dance. Each class incorporates a comprehensive warm-up, training of contemporary technique paired with the emotional and improvisational aspect of this unique style. Combinations using contemporary movements and technique will be learned and mastered using skills learned in previous level 1 classes in addition to new level 2 techniques. Register Online Now!

Contemporary 3 
Prerequisite: mastery of Contemporary 2, Ballet 2, and/or Jazz 2

Contemporary 3 will further develop student technique through more intricate and complex across the floor and center floor combinations. Further description and detail about emoting are taught throughout this class. Students are preparing to move into the Intermediate levels of contemporary dance. Each class incorporates a comprehensive warm-up, training of contemporary technique paired with the emotional and improvisational aspect of this unique style. Combinations using more complex choreography technique will be learned and mastered. Register Online Now!

Ages 12 and up

Contemporary 4 
Prerequisite: mastery of Contemporary 3, Ballet 3, and/or Jazz 3

Ages 12 and up

Contemporary 4 will further develop contemporary technique through more intricate and complex across the floor and center floor combinations. This is an excellent class for students who want to further explore and hone ways to express themselves through dance. Register Online Now!

Intermediate/Advanced Contemporary 
Prerequisite: mastery of Contemporary 4, Ballet 4, and/or Jazz 4

Ages 12 and up

Intermediate/Advanced Contemporary focuses on developing the dancer’s individual personality and style of dancing while introducing specialty elements. Combinations are taught quickly and are technically challenging. Focus changes frequently to allow dancers an opportunity to hone their talents and dance more dynamically. Dancers’ improvisation skills are further developed here as well. Students continue to explore the emotional aspect of dance as well as fluid movement. Combinations are generally longer and are taught at a faster pace. The goal is for students to portray their emotions in a way that audience members can feel. Register Online Now! 

Teen Contemporary 
No dance experience required

Ages 12 and up

Teen Contemporary is designed to broaden dancers' contemporary style background. This class begins to demonstrate how to use emotion through dance and music. Basic contemporary movement will be practiced to prepare students for higher levels of contemporary dance. Each class incorporates a comprehensive warm-up and training of contemporary technique paired with the emotional and improvisational aspect of this unique style. Combinations using contemporary movements and technique will be learned and mastered. Register Online Now!

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