BALLET: RAD & IDTA…
The objective of the RAD Syllabus is to:
|1. articulate parts of the body.||6. demonstrate elevation.|
|2. demonstrate awareness of positions of the body.||7. demonstrate use of appropriate movement dynamics.|
|3. perform with an awareness of space.||8. respond to the elements of music.|
|4. demonstrate control.||9. perform expressively.|
|5. demonstrate co-ordination||10. perform a sequence of simple steps to depict a story.|
Tap is rhythm—rhythm is tap. Its origins are many and varied. Afro Americans claim it—Irish claim it and the Northern English clog dancers claim it but whichever one chooses to believe, Tap is as popular today as it ever was. Evergreen shows like 42nd. Street and Crazy for You, and the more recent Tap Dogs and Stomp highlight the great diversity of style and music in tapping.
“Dance is the hidden language of the soul !”
Modern Jazz is fun. You will learn to develop many different movements reaching to a broad choice of varying rhythms and musical styles. Classes are structured to begin to prepare the physical strength and flexibility required to demonstrate emotion through interpretation of any musical genre, one minute you could be dancing to the rhythm of a drum, the next to a Funky Jazz style. Whatever the atmosphere of the class, it will be a wonderful opportunity to react with other members of the class and really dance to express your feelings.
Theatre-craft is the most exciting form which encompasses the wide spectrum of productions that are Musical Theatre Shows like Grease, My Fair Lady, Bombay Dreams, The Lion King and more, all diverse styles but which are embraced by the Theatre-craft style.