WEAD Modern Dance Classes

Basic Modern/Jazz (ages 9-12)

An introductory level of the basic movements and techniques of modern and jazz dance. Proper posture, alignment and musicality is taught through classic dance warm ups, stretching, across the floor and center combinations.

6:15 - 7:15

*Modern I (ages 10+)

A high-energy class that teaches the fundamental concepts of space, time and energy through the practice of classic and current modern dance techniques. Dancers will focus on full body integration, developing strength and dynamic quality for performance in a creative, energetic and positive environment.

6:15 - 7:15

**Modern II (ages 11+)

This intermediate class reinforces the fundamental concepts of space, time and energy through the practices of modern dance technique. Intermediate modern students focus on alignment, technique and performance. In addition, this class explores floor work, partnering and improvisation.

7:15 - 8:15

**Modern III (ages 13+)

This advanced class is designed for students with a high degree of technical level and the ability to adapt their skills to a variety of forms within the modern dance discipline. Students are provided with technically challenging material to expand their movement capabilities, which aids in their artistic growth as performers. Personal movement style and individual performance is strongly emphasized.

6:00 - 7:15
8:15 - 9:15

*Must be enrolled in ballet
**Instructor or director placement