Jazz is a form that showcases a dancer’s originality. All jazz dancers interpret and execute moves and steps in their own way. This type of dancing consists of fancy footwork, big leaps, and quick turns. To excel in jazz, dancers need a strong background in ballet, as it encourages grace and balance. Come experience a Jazz class and learn a new technique at Lynchburg Elite Dance.
The class is for elementary aged student in grades 1-4. Elementary Jazz students will enjoy building endurance and understanding technique to fun, upbeat age appropriate music. Dancers wear appropriate dance apparel consisting of dance pants and form fitted shirt, or leotard and tights. Tan or black Jazz shoes are required for this class. Elementary Jazz students are encouraged to participate in the annual spring recital with 1 piece of choreography.
Varsity Jazz/Musical Theatre Varsity Jazz
The class is for dancers in 8th-12th grade. The class uses a heeled character shoe, and requires access to a “pedini” shoe, as requested by the teacher. Enrollment in this class will provide the dancer technique in kicks, turns and jumps while incorporating choreography to music from Broadway and Hollywood.
This class is for students in 5th-8th grade. JV Jazz builds on the excitement of current age appropriate music as dancers learn to engage their strength to enhance and improve their turns and leaps.
This class is for ages 14 and up. It is for the intermediate to advanced clogger, with at least 4 quarters of JV level clogging that is required before being recommended for the Varsity level.
This class is for ages 15 and up for beginners with no previous clogging experience needed to attend.