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2017-2018 Class Schedule
(see bottom of page for full class descriptions, hair & attire requirements)




To enroll in classes, make your selections with the check box (on the right) and then press the Enroll button (below the class list).





**ALL NEW**
JAZZ COMPETITION TEAM !!!
Coming to the VBTS Shelburne campus
Beginning this fall (2017) - details coming soon!




Class descriptions, hair and attire requirements:


Jazz
(Levels I & II)
Dancers will learn the basic and fundamental steps, turns and leaps to introduce them to this classic jazz genre. Through floor exercises and choreography, dancers will develop the confidence and skill to become a well rounded dancer and performer.

Attire: Leotard of any color, black jazz pants or tights and black leather jazz shoes. Long hair secured in a ponytail.
Jazz
(Levels III & IV)
Dancers will expand on their knowledge and skill of jazz dance through more challenging choreography. Dancers will learn new steps and technique to varying styles of music and rhythm changes. An eclectic style of dance, from street jazz to swing, will challenge dancers throughout this class.

Attire: Leotard of any color, black jazz pants or tights and black leather jazz shoes. Long hair secured in a ponytail.
Broadway Jazz
(Level I)
In this very unique style of jazz, dancers will begin to explore the history and choreography of Broadway's greatest legends! Dancers will still learn proper jazz technique through barre and floor exercises with the added flare of Broadway choreography.

Attire: Leotard of any color, black jazz pants or tights and black leather jazz shoes. Long hair secured in a ponytail.
Broadway Jazz
(Levels II & III)
Dancers will expand on their knowledge of jazz dance and the Broadway genre through more challenging choreography and character work. This class is recommended for dancers with an interest in acting and the performance aspect of jazz dance.

Attire: Leotard of any color, black jazz pants or tights and black leather jazz shoes. Long hair secured in a ponytail.
Lyrical Jazz (Levels I,II,III,IV) Lyrical Jazz is a technique that fuses together the technical aspects of ballet and jazz with expressive movement that helps dancers to expand their performance skills and their ability to tell stories through dance.

Attire: Leotard of any color, black tights or leggings and foot undies. Long hair secured in a ponytail.
Contemporary Jazz/Modern Contemporary styles are informed by the dance experience of the choreographer. The goal of the student is to study and master the movement style of their instructor. Kate's class is a blend of Jazz and Modern techniques including Release and Improvisational styles of Modern Dance.

Attire: Any formfitting, free-moving clothing. Foot undies optional. Long hair secured in a ponytail.
Jazz/Hip-Hop
(Level I)
Dancers will expand on their previous knowledge of basic jazz steps and technique while challenging themselves to faster-paced choreography with a attention to musicality and performance.

Attire: Leotard of any color, black jazz pants or tights and black leather jazz shoes. Long hair secured in a ponytail.
Hip-Hop
(Level I)
Fun and energetic, this class focuses on the fundamentals of rhythm and musicality. Dancers will learn proper technique for turns and steps derived from the the jazz style of dance while creating and learning upbeat choreography.

Attire: Leotard of any color, black jazz pants or tights and black leather jazz shoes. Long hair secured in a ponytail.
Tap
(Level I)
Dancers will learn basic rhythm and tap steps.

Attire: Leotard of any color, black jazz pants or tights and black tap shoes. Long hair secured in a ponytail.