Jazz Dance Class Evansville
Our professional dance instruction provides the necessary technique that is the foundation for all dance movement. A strong technical foundation enabling a dancer to focus on the stylistic and performance aspects of dance. Technique is essential for leaps and turns, and correct posture is essential to properly execute such moves. Jazz dancers’ strong and sharp movements are greatly aided by a good background in ballet technique. However, while ballet movement emphasizes the upbeat of music, jazz dance places its emphasis on the downbeat.
What is Jazz Dance?
Jazz dance is a broad term that refers to several related dance styles connected via common roots, namely tap, ballet and jazz music. Jazz dance is present in many different forms and venues, is commonly taught in dance schools and dance studios around the world. It is an essential element of musical theatre choreography, often interwoven with other dance styles as appropriate for a particular show.