This two hour class is a musical theater trifecta! Each week students will have the opportunity to sing, dance, act, and be mentored by Keenon, Cassie, Luis and other industry pros. This is a safe environment to make creative choices. Discuss appropriate shows, songs, characters and themes for your unique type, learn a new song(s) for your book, create cuts, practice tips and tricks for dance auditions, perfect your college audition, build “room” confidence in addition to learning the language of the professional process. This is what Studio C is all about! Who better than working industry professionals to support you through the process of building your career? This is a pilot program and will be individually tailored to the needs of each student.
JAZZ IT UP!
Dance technique & body alignment, body conditioning, stretch & strengthening, musicality, rhythm & stylization, fun & innovative choreography!
Dress code: form fitting clothes, jazz shoes.
Contemporary utilizes a strong focus on ballet, combined with other styles including Jazz, Modern and Hip-Hop. This class will encourage not only the development of technique strength and flexibility, but also of musicality, dynamics, stylization and emotional expression. Lyrical combines ballet & modern techniques with a strong focus on musicality and self expression; dancers will work on body alignment & conditioning, stretch & strengthening, contractions & release, and learning fluid choreography that flows though the body.
Dress code: Form fitting clothes. Shoes: jazz or half soles.
HIP HOP MUSICALS
Hip-Hop is an urban style of movement with a strong focus on musicality including rhythm, dynamics and stylization. Our Hip-Hop classes are high energy that help develop skills to pick-up choreography quickly and encourage individual expression.
Dress code: Any dance wear, baggy is ok. Sneakers.
LEAPS & TURNS
A technique class for the more experienced dancer. Learn skills that help force your center, and reach maximum heights with your leaps!
MUSICAL THEATRE COMBOS
The essence of musical theatre! Learn combinations from popular musicals, (classic and contemporary) incorporating every style of dance in one class.
Dress code: Form fitting clothes. Shoes: jazz, sneakers, character shoes a plus.
Dancers will learn combinations and work on memorization skills, similar to a tap call for an audition. Our tap classes combine the use of rhythm & Broadway style, fused to produce a well rounded tapper.
Dress code: Form fitting clothes, tap shoes.