Jazz

Introduction to the class

BEGINNING JAZZ
This class is intended to reinforce core strength, flexibility, musicality, and artistry for Classical Ballet. Students will warm up with various stretches and strength building exercises. The dancers will learn multiple combinations across the floor to further performance abilities.

INTERMEDIATE JAZZ
Jazz class will begin a warm-up including isolations, strengthening exercises and stretching. Combinations follow the warm-up across the floor to focus on jazz vocabulary and styled movement. The last section of class will focus on learning a piece of choreography where the dancer builds performance quality and personal expression through execution of the given steps.

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TEACHING CREDENTIALS Five years – Hotencia Mollo School of Ballet Summer Program, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Four years – Boston Ballet Master Classes Four years – Boston Ballet Summer Program Three years – Boston Ballet Dance Lab Eight years – Pittsburgh Ballet School Faculty Two years – San Francisco Ballet School Faculty   Teaching Commissions 2003 Teaching Commissions • Tuzar

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Teaching Credentials Five years – Hotencia Mollo School of Ballet Summer Program, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Three years – Boston Ballet Summer Program One year – Harvard University Master Classes One year – Jacksonville University Summer Program One year – Eastern Connecticut Ballet Summer Program Eight years – Pittsburgh Ballet Instructor