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Class Descriptions & Class Attire

The following is the list of Living Arts classes and the Class Attire, including dancewear and hairstyles.  Boys will have other specific dancewear.  

Advanced Contemporary:

 

A style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including: modern, jazz, lyrical and ballet. 

 

Class Attire: Form fitted dancewear, tan jazz boots, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Advanced Jazz:

 

Jazz dancing is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy footwork, strong technique, big leaps and quick turns.  Not only seen on Broadway shows or musicals from the early days of Hollywood, jazz dancing can be found everywhere.

 

Class Attire: Form fitted dancewear, tan jazz boots, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Advanced Ballet:

 

Ballet establishes foundational dance skills used throughout most other dance styles.  It is a precise and highly formalized set of movements that are light, graceful, and fluid.  Living Arts has different levels of ballet from first time 4 year old to high school senior.  

 

Class Attire: Leotard, tights, pink ballet shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Advanced Hip-Hop:

 

A quickly evolving street inspired dance form that has made its way across the entertainment world.  With various styles, hip-hop is strong and percussive, yet fluid.  Best done with sick amounts of swagger.  Living Arts has different of levels of hip-hop classes.

 

Class Attire:  Comfortable clothing to move in, tennis shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Advanced Tap:

 

A form of dance that uses tap shoes to strike the floor creating complex percussive sounds and rhythms. An American invention, tap style of dance in which your feet become musical instruments.

 

Class Attire:  Form fitted dancewear, Black lace up tap shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Ballet:

 

Ballet establishes foundational dance skills used throughout most other dance styles.  It is a precise and highly formalized set of movements that are light, graceful, and fluid.  Living Arts has different levels of ballet from first time 4 year old to high school senior.

 

Class Attire: Leotard, tights, pink ballet shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Ballet/Tap Combo:

 

This class combines two styles of Ballet/Tap. The dancers will learn 2 dances (a dance from each style), perform them both in the Spring Recital and two costumes will be purchased for this class.

 

Class Attire:  Form fitted dancewear, pink ballet shoes, black Mary Jane style tap shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Beginning Ballet:

 

Ballet establishes foundational dance skills used throughout most other dance styles.  It is a precise and highly formalized set of movements that are light, graceful, and fluid.  Living Arts has different levels of ballet from first time 4 year old to high school senior.  

 

Class Attire: Leotard, tights, pink ballet shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Broadway Jazz:

 

Our Broadway dance class incorporates ballet, jazz and modern dance styles in addition to theater skills and acting. Students will learn dance styles by being introduced to various Broadway shows.  A Broadway style piece will be performed at the spring recital. 

 

Class Attire: Form fitted dancewear, tan jazz boots, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Beginning Tap:

 

A form of dance that uses tap shoes to strike the floor creating complex percussive sounds and rhythms. An American invention, tap style of dance in which your feet become musical instruments.

 

Class Attire:  Form fitted dancewear, black Mary Jane style tap shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Contemporary:

 

A style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including: modern, jazz, lyrical and ballet. 

 

Class Attire: Form fitted dancewear, tan jazz boots, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Creative Movement:  

 

This beginning level class introduces dance to young children. It incorporates basic dance elements and locomotor skills with use of props, imaginative play, and fun music to explore space. 

 

Class Attire:  Form fitted dancewear, pink ballet shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Dance Disney:

 

Do you love Disney?  This class will be all about Disney and the styles of dance will include some ballet and jazz movement.  They will learn about characterization bringing Disney characters to life in this class.  One week they may be a beautiful princess and the next they may be a terrible villain. It's going to be so much fun!

 

Class Attire: Form fitted dancewear, tan jazz boots, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Hip-Hop/Acro:

 

This class combines two styles of hip-hop and Acro.

Class Attire:  Form fitted dancewear, tennis shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Intermediate Ballet:

 

Ballet establishes foundational dance skills used throughout most other dance styles.  It is a precise and highly formalized set of movements that are light, graceful, and fluid.  Living Arts has different levels of ballet from first time 4 year old to high school senior.

 

Class Attire: Leotard, tights, pink ballet shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

Intermediate Contemporary:

 

A style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including: modern, jazz, lyrical and ballet. 

 

Class Attire: Form fitted dancewear, tan jazz boots, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Intermediate Hip-Hop/Acro:

 

This class combines two styles of hip-hop and Acro. The dancers will learn 2 dances (a dance from each style), perform them both in the spring recital and two costumes will be purchased for this class.

 

Class Attire:  Form fitted dancewear, tennis shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Intermediate Tap:

 

A form of dance that uses tap shoes to strike the floor creating complex percussive sounds and rhythms. An American invention, tap style of dance in which your feet become musical instruments.

 

Class Attire:  Form fitted dancewear, Black lace up tap shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Jazz:

 

Jazz dancing is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy footwork, strong technique, big leaps and quick turns.  Not only seen on Broadway shows or musicals from the early days of Hollywood, jazz dancing can be found everywhere.

 

Class Attire: Form fitted dancewear, tan jazz boots, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Jazz/Hip-Hop Combo:

 

This class combines two styles of Jazz and Hip-Hop. The dancers will learn 2 dances (a dance from each style), perform them both in the spring recital and two costumes will be purchased for this class.

 

Class Attire:  Form fitted dancewear, tan jazz boots, tennis shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

LADT Advanced:

 

LADT is our competitive dance team taking dance to the next level. LADT has three levels of dance teams competing a local dance competitions.  This is an excellent opportunity for our students to learn valuable life skills, taking critiques from professional dance judges as they improve their dance performance quality, and self-esteem.  All LADT teams require an audition for placement.  

 

Class Attire:  Black leotard, tights, and tan canvas jazz shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

LADT Intermediate:

 

LADT is our competitive dance team taking dance to the next level. LADT has three levels of dance teams competing a local dance competitions.  This is an excellent opportunity for our students to learn valuable life skills, taking critiques from professional dance judges as they improve their dance performance quality, and self-esteem.  All LADT teams require an audition for placement.  

 

Class Attire:  Maroon leotard, tights, and tan canvas jazz shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

LADT Full Group:

 

LADT is our competitive dance team taking dance to the next level. LADT has three levels of dance teams competing a local dance competitions.  This is an excellent opportunity for our students to learn valuable life skills, taking critiques from professional dance judges as they improve their dance performance quality, and self-esteem.  All LADT teams require an audition for placement.  

 

Class Attire:  Black or maroon leotard, tights, and tan canvas jazz shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Pom:

 

Pom dancing focuses on precise, synchronized motions along with technical dance skills (such as jumps, turns, and leaps). Routines can encompass various styles of dance and will be geared towards a jazz style with some Acrobatic elements.

 

One pair of Poms are provided by Living Arts at a  $15 fee billed through Quickbooks.

 

Class Attire:  Form fitted dancewear, white cheerleading tennis shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Pom/Tumbling:  

 

Pom/Tumbling focuses on precise, synchronized motions along with technical dance skills (such as jumps, turns, kicks and leaps). Routines will be geared towards a jazz style with some tumbling elements.  

 

One pair of Poms are provided by Living Arts at a  $15 fee billed through Quickbooks.

 

Class Attire:  Form fitted dancewear, white cheerleading tennis shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Tap/Jazz Combo:

 

This class combines two styles of Tap and Jazz. The dancers will learn 2 dances (a dance from each style), perform them both in the Spring Recital and two costumes will be purchased for this class.

 

Class Attire:  Form fitted dancewear, tan jazz boots, black Mary Jane style tap shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

 

Technique:

 

LADT is our competitive dance team taking dance to the next level. LADT has three levels of dance teams competing a local dance competitions.  This is an excellent opportunity for our students to learn valuable life skills, taking critiques from professional dance judges as they improve their dance performance quality, and self-esteem.  All LADT teams require an audition for placement.  

 

Class Attire:  Black or maroon leotard, tights, and tan canvas jazz shoes, hair pulled back securely from face and neck.

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