Modern Theatre dance is a rhythmic dance style which originated in America before travelling to the rest of the world. It is often seen on the stages of musical productions and is known for its theatrical qualities.
The style uses travelling steps, high kicks, leaps and turns which all need strength and flexibility. This is a highly energetic dance style.
We follow the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) syllabus where students will work through their grades, develop their learning skills, gain confidence and, when ready, take examinations, these structured classes caters for students from 4years old to adult, with exams taken throughout the year. The grades are catered to each students ability and age. The students also have the opportunity to perform in the dance productions at Vallé academy, It's a fun dance style that will provide a strong grounding in dance technique for the life of a dancer.
STRETCH AND JAZZ
This is a non graded class and gives you the opportunity to have freedom of Jazz Dance while improving your flexibility and technique in a compact lesson.
Whilst improving on your jazz technique the class covers all different styles of Jazz from traditional to more up to date dance moves. Incorporated in this class is a series of corner work and travelling steps
Class structure as follows:
The Warm Up, plenty of varied stretch exercises, this improves your body's flexibility and core strength.
Turns and jumps techinque
Corner work and travelling steps
Jazz routine which is varied each term