Jazz

jazz-studentsChildrens Jazz Classes

CORRECT ATTIRE IN CLASS IS ESSENTIAL
Its important to have good attire in all classes.Teachers and students need to see the clear line of the body to correct  alignment and technique. Baggy clothing is not suitable for this.  Correct attire for class is essential.

Dance Star Jazz Uniform for Bronze and Silver Levels

leotard, skirt, headband & tan tights
black leather jazz booties

black body wrap/cross over & black leg warmer

Uniform purchased from Dance Star Studio but not jazz shoes.

Dance Star Jazz Uniform for Gold Level
Students  buy Black leotard of any style
& black leather jazz booties

tan tights, black body wrap & black leg warmers  may be purchased from Dance Star Studio
JAZZ Bronze (approx 5-7yrs)
Introduces the children to the grounding/basics of jazz technique.

JAZZ Silver (approx 7-10yrs)

More involved dance techniques  are introduced that take students to the next level of technique and strength. Hip Hop , Funk, Contemporary are  introduced to the students to broaden their knowledge of movement and style. Many students also do ballet to enhance and strengthen their skills

JAZZ Gold(approx.10+yrs)

Students now have a solid knowledge of the foundations of dance in Jazz and Ballet. Other forms of dance such as  Hip Hop , Funk, Contemporary are  introduced to the students to broaden their knowledge of movement and style.

PERFORMANCE GROUPS  are for students  that have had at least one year  of Jazz,  Contemporary, Tap or Ballet training.  PERFORMANCE GROUPS  gain extra performance  and stage skills by   entering for Eisteddfods, Concerts and Gigs.

Useful links for Dance Information

Importance of Warming Up and Cooling Down

Ballet Vocabulary

http://www.ehow.com/how_6210150_apply-stage-makeup-girls.html

http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Ballet-Bun

Dancetrain Magazine   dancetrain.com.au

Dance Australia

Royal Academy of Dancing http://www.rad.org.au

 

Dance Stores

Blochs                www.blochs.com.au

Ellis Bella           www.ellisbella.com

Synergy             www.synergyincdancewear.com.au

Salvios                www.salvios.com.au

NSW Commission for Children and Young People (kids@kids.nsw.gov.au)

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