Musical Theater2021-06-07T02:14:36+00:00

Musical Theater

Musical Theater is a style of jazz that uses Broadway or show-tune music. You generally see this particular genre in musical productions with an emphasis on jazz technique. It is an upbeat discipline that requires the student to not only dance, but also act and sometimes sing.

Fall/Spring recital classes focus on musical theater and jazz skills via two choreographed pieces for our December Recital and June Recital.

Summer/Fall/Spring jazz technique classes address crucial aspects of the art form, which include strength, flexibility, body awareness and placement. Though principally focused on jazz-based skills, these classes may integrate musical theater, as it does fall under the jazz umbrella.

Jazz technique is required for Competition Team and Performance Company Jazz, L/C, M.T. dancers. Performance Fundamentals is required for all Competition Team and Performance Company dancers.

PLEASE NOTE: Though our technique classes do not typically perform, we may receive requests to do so and will therefore accommodate based off a majority need. Please contact admin or the appropriate instructor to confirm.

Interested in other forms of dance? Head to our main Classes page!

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Summer

In addition to enrolling below, please feel free to review our complete online Summer schedule via Google Drive: Family Copy: Summer Schedule 2021.

Our Instructors

Karsen Dejarnett
Karsen DejarnettPhoto coming soon!
Brandi Nichols
Brandi Nichols
Nancy Scher
Nancy Scher
Kelly Sullins
Kelly Sullins

FAQs

What should I wear to Performance Fundamentals?2018-08-19T17:40:55+00:00

Attire that is breathable and comfortable to dance in, i.e., any type of athletic gear; bare feet

What should I wear to Musical Theater?2021-07-28T04:16:00+00:00

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants/leggings, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; see instructor for shoes, as they may vary based on choreography; tan dance tights for performances (please, no nylons); hair pulled back

Shopping Recommendations: Just for Kix and Discount Dance Supply 

What should I wear to Jazz?2020-01-09T03:04:33+00:00

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants/leggings, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; “Bloch Super Jazz Slip-On” tan jazz shoes (boys and girls); tan dance tights for performances (please, no nylons); hair pulled back

Shopping Recommendations: Just for Kix and Discount Dance Supply 

What age group/level is best?2021-07-22T21:36:08+00:00

Classes are not only based on age, but also based on experience.

We have overlapping age brackets in order to accommodate those students with/without dance experience. For example, if a student is 10, but has no previous jazz experience, he/she would be placed in Jazz 1 (Ages 8-10) alongside students his/her age. And likewise, if a student is 10 and has previous jazz experience, he/she would be placed in Jazz 2 (Ages 10+). If a student does not have any experience in jazz, he/she would be placed in an age-appropriate class. The aforementioned not only helps in addressing appropriate skills for each level based on mental and physical development, but also creates an atmosphere of confidence and comfort as students grow and learn alongside peers within the same age bracket.

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