Jazz

There’s more to Jazz Dancing than Jazz hands! We have a class to suit your experience, with beginners and improver/intermediate classes in both Jazz and Commercial Jazz. Come along to strut your stuff and learn a variety of Jazz styles.

 

All That Jazz (60+)
Wednesdays, 15:45-16:45 & Thursdays, 14:30-15:30 (drop-in)
Join us for a class which will take you on a journey through the Jazz genre. We’ll cover everything from its modern conception in the 1920s to the golden era of swing and big band. Designed for those over 60, we invite you to enjoy the decadence and energy of musical theatre, the use of Jazz dance in film and look at how it crosses over into other styles of dance. Suitable for all skill levels. Led by Jo Richards.

Musical Madness
Wednesdays, 20:15-21:15 (course or drop-in)
Are Pop, Six, Squish, Uh-uh, Cicero, Lipschitz part of your vernacular? Whether you are the dancing queen or the lion king, this class will make you Footloose all the way from 42nd Street to the Yellow Brick Road. With a new routine every week, this class is suitable for everyone and is the perfect way to get a range of different musical styles – there’s no business like show business! Led by Chris Stuart-Wilson.

Jazz Beginners 
Fridays, 17:45-18:45 (course option only)
Have a giggle and let’s get jazzy! Taking your first steps into the wonderful, versatile style that is Jazz? With a laid-back approach, our class will guide you through the many facets of this style including musicals, Street Jazz, Swing, Lyrical and much more. Led by Hayley MacDonald.

Jazz Improvers
Fridays, 19:00-20:00 (course or drop-in)
Develop your Jazz-tastic skills even further! For those with some Jazz experience, our class lets you challenge your brain and body a little more but glorious imperfection is always welcome. We’ll build confidence, try lots of different Jazz styles and have a laugh or two in this relaxed environment. Led by Hayley MacDonald.

Commercial Jazz Beginners
Saturdays, 13:15-14:15 (course or drop-in)
Mash it up with Jazz and Commercial dance! Each week, our fun and energetic class will consist of a cardio based warm up, work on some jazz technique and steps and then do a funky commercial routine! Led by Jill Morton

Commercial Jazz Intermediate
Saturdays 14:30-16:00 (course or drop-in)
Looking for a challenge? Commercial Jazz intermediate will consolidate your technique, enhance your performance style and push you to tackle the latest trends in jazz, while also taking influence from other styles. Each week the class will developing a fresh routine. As an intermediate class it is suitable for dancers with a good knowledge of the form. Led by Jill Morton.

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