8 – 17 Year Old Boys & Girls
Age as of December 31, 2013
Full Term: September - June
A high energy street dance class designed to challenge students’ versatility. Dancers participate in fitness exercises, hip hop technique and choreography combinations. Throughout the year, the history, influences and various styles of hip hop will be explored from old school funk to the new school smooth R&B of today. This is a class that stylistically complements other dance forms. To register for this class students must be attending a minimum of one other dance class per week at the RWB School.
The Importance of Taking More Than One Class:
Students who wish to intensify their training should take more than one class (where available) in their chosen style. Students taking more than one class per week, including one of each of the different dance styles, will enjoy crossover benefits. The posture, strength and body awareness developed in Ballet will enhance the development of Jazz technique. The musicality and body coordination developed in Tap will reinforce the work in Jazz discipline, and the flexibility developed in Jazz will assist in Ballet. All dance study will help Musical Theatre, and Musical Theatre will enable the dancer to find a voice for movement. Lyrical and Hip Hop will further develop the dancer’s style and versatility.