Please Note - these classes require min 2 x classical ballet classes for the balletbarre professional syllabus and 1 x classical class for recreational ballet syllabus for safe dance and muscle conditioning.

Uniforms are compulsory consisting of MDS student t-shirt and black leggings appropriate footwear

SOME FURTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • HAIR MUST BE TIED INTO BUN/PONYTAIL EVERY CLASS NO EXCEPTIONS
  • NO JEWELRY
  • WATER BOTTLES MUST BE BOUGHT EVERY CLASS (or parents will be contacted to bring the student water or if parent is not contactable then student will be sat out of class at expense of parents)
  • More details in parent/student handbook
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RECREATIONAL

Please Note -  1 x classical class per week from the recreational ballet syllabus for safe dance and muscle conditioning.

balletbarre – Jazz 1

Dancers will learn the basic steps of jazz dance with turns, kicks, and leap steps along with popular simple rhythm techniques and fun expression. We use fun, popular and age appropriate music.

 

balletbarre –  Jazz 2

Building on Jazz 1 foundations, more intrcancies and movement progression will be introduced.  Using fun music a range of jazz styles/interpretation students will study and learn progressively complex cominations and choreographies.

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PROFESSIONAL

Please Note - these classes require min 2 x classical ballet classes from the balletbarre professional syllabus for safe dance and muscle conditioning.

balletbarre – Jazz 1

Dancers will learn the basic steps of jazz dance with turns, kicks, and leap steps along with popular simple rhythm techniques and fun expression. We use fun, popular and age appropriate music.

 

balletbarre – Jazz 2

Building on Jazz 1 foundations, more intrcancies and movement progression will be introduced.  Using fun music a range of jazz styles/interpretation students will study and learn progressively complex cominations and choreographies.

 

balletbarre – Jazz 3

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Final progression Jazz 3, This skill set addresses the skills, knowledge and performance requirements for advanced level jazz dance from performing to choreography and commercial dancing.

 

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Commercial Jazz (Ballet Elective)

Please Note - these classes require min 2 x classical ballet classes for recreational ballet syllabus for safe dance and muscle conditioning.

This fun elective class is a highly choreographed dance form, features a mixture of sharp and fluid movements, popping & locking and animated expression similar to dances seen on commercial video clips