DANCE STYLES

We offer a variety of dance styles to ages 5 - adults.  JSDA is a commercial dance school giving students the opportunity to learn new and popular genres of dance rather than the classical styles.

Acro

A fusion of artistic motion of dance combining the athleticism of acrobatics.  Students learn a variety

of skills as well as building up

strength and flexibility.

Most commonly integrated with

ballet, modern, jazz or lyrical dance.

Classes are offered to students aged 5+

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Contemporary

Contemporary dance is made up of influences from a combination of

styles including ballet, modern, lyrical and jazz.

With improvisation, floorwork and performing to a wide range of music, contemporary gives dancers the freedom of movement and expression, using a range of defined principals of contraction and release, fall and rebound, use

of breath and gravity and

successive or initiated movement.

Classes are offered to students aged 7+

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Musical Theatre

A variety of styles ranging between ballet and hip-hop to jazz and tap. 

 

Musical Theatre dance connects choreography with written text to tell a story within the show, dancing to musicals old and new.

Classes are offered to students aged 10+

Street Dance

Street dance is an umbrella term, covering multiple dance styles including; Hip-Hop, Breaking, Locking, Popping, Waacking and House.  All of these styles evolved from social dances born on the streets, in public spaces and nightclubs, heavily influenced by social environment and music of the time.

Classes are offered to students aged 5+

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Tap

Tap Dance has evolved as an American dance form, focusing on rhythm where dancers wear metal plates on the toe and hell to give distinctive sounds.  Tap is often seen on the stage in musicals.

Classes are offered to students aged 5+

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