A wide variety of ballet techniques will be taught incorporating classical movements. This dance form places great emphasis on body placement and posture to strengthen each dancer. Music will include classical to modern pieces to allow for a number of dance interpretations. Dancers in Ballet will wear pink ballet slippers, a bodysuit and tights – for a detailed description of JCBs dance wear requirements, click here.
Classical ballet technique is used to teach students the control of going up on pointe in this graceful dance discipline. Dancers in pointe will dress much like ballet, wearing a bodysuit, tights and pointe shoes.
The fusion of modern dance elements with elements of ballet. Contemporary takes form with abstract, unpredictable movement, speed and rhythmic changes and classical technique. Contemporary dancers have a choice of bodysuit with tights/leggings or bootie shorts with a tank top, all in black.
Using contemporary music jazz incorporates ballet technique in its high-energy moves, ensuring body placement and posture. Jazz dancing is a form of dance that showcases a dancer’s individual style and originality. Every jazz dancer interprets and executes moves and steps in their own way. This type of dancing is energetic and fun.
Is a style of dance created by merging ballet, jazz and contemporary dance techniques. Lyrical dancing is performed to music with lyrics to inspire movements to express strong emotions the choreographer feels from the lyrics in the chosen song. Because lyrical dancing focuses on the expression of strong emotion, the style concentrates more on individual approach and expressiveness than the precision of the dancer’s movements.
Characterized by the clicking sounds of heels and toes using the floor for percussion. This American style was born in the roarin’ 20’s and places importance on posture to produce proper and powerful sound.
A specialized discipline combining jazz technique and acrobatic tricks.
Students portray characters in Broadway style performances in a fusion of both theatre acting and jazz dancing.
Hip hop is both a musical genre and a culture. Hip hop is a lifestyle that includes its own language, music, wardrobe style and style of dance.