JAZZ

*All uniforms must be purchased through Danz
*Tout uniforme doit être procuré chez Danz

Jazz I

A beginner level Jazz class following the ADAPT method, for a student who has done Pre-Jazz or is between the ages of 7 and 10 and has never taken a Jazz class before at Extravadanza.

Fundamentals of Jazz technique are learned. It is a fast-paced dance discipline that uses strong movement and dynamics. Flexibility is developed as well as the fundamentals of jumps, leaps & turns. Dancers participate in the year-end show.

Uniform:
Girls: Black bodysuit, black shorts, black leather jazz shoes
Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black leather jazz shoes

Jazz I (11+ years old)

A beginner level Jazz class following the ADAPT method, for a student who is 11 years and older and has never taken a Jazz class before at Extravadanza. Fundamentals of Jazz technique and style are learned. It is a fast-paced dance discipline that uses strong movement and dynamics. Flexibility is developed as well as the fundamentals of jumps, leaps & turns. Dancers participate in the year-end show.

Uniform:
Girls: Black bodysuit, black shorts, black leather jazz shoes
Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black leather jazz shoes

Jazz II

A beginner/intermediate level Jazz class following the ADAPT method, for a dancer who has taken two years of Jazz I at Extravadanza, at one class a week and/or is between the ages of 9 and 13 and/or has been accepted into the class upon assessment. The dancer is familiar with the fundamentals of Jazz. These fundamentals are reviewed and expanded upon throughout the year. We continue to work on flexibility, style, performance, and basics for jumps, turns, floor work and kicks. Dancers participate in the year-end show.

Uniform:
Girls: Black bodysuit, black shorts, black leather jazz shoes
Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black leather jazz shoes

Jazz III

An intermediate level Jazz class following the ADAPT method, for a dancer who has taken two years of Jazz II at Extravadanza at one class a week and/or is 10 years and older and/or has been accepted into the class upon assessment. The dancer has a clear understanding of the fundamentals of Jazz. These fundamentals are reviewed and expanded upon throughout the year. We continue to work on flexibility, style, performance, dynamics, artistry, choreography, improvisation, and jumps, turns, floor work and kicks are expanded upon. Dancers participate in the year-end show.

Uniform:
Girls: Black bodysuit, black shorts, black leather jazz shoes
Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black leather ballet shoes

Jazz IV

An intermediate/advanced level Jazz class following the ADAPT method, for a dancer who has taken two years of Jazz III at Extravadanza at one class a week and/or is 12 years and older and/or has been accepted into the class upon assessment. The dancer has a clear understanding of the fundamentals of Jazz. These fundamentals are reviewed and expanded upon throughout the year. We continue to work on strength, flexibility, style, performance, artistry, choreography, improvisation, and jumps, turns, floor work and kicks are expanded upon. Dancers perform in the year-end show.

Uniform:
Girls: Black bodysuit, black dance leggings, black leather jazz shoes
Boys: White t-shirt, black pants, black leather jazz shoes