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Pure Studios Performing Arts: Bronze Jazz Syllabus 2023-2024

 

Class Content: 

This class is participation oriented as movement will be presented by demonstration and description. Practice and repetition will be the primary methods of learning and are followed by corrections, clarification, and more detailed analysis. Our main goal is for the artists to experience the joy of dance, enrich their skills, and learn to appreciate the arts. Students will learn class etiquette, rhythm and counting music, coordination, and creativity. 

 

Prerequisites: None

Upon completion of this class, artist should be knowledgeable of and able to perform these skills:

  • Jazz Walks 

  • Isolations

  • Jazz splits 

  • Jazz squares 

  • Passe

  • Fan kick 

  • Kick ball change 

  • Pivot turns 

  • Pas de Bourrée 

  • Chasse (forward, side, alternating)

  • Chaine turns 

  • Fundamentals of pirouettes 

  • Grand jete and/or Saut de Chat 

Pure Studios Performing Arts: Silver Jazz Syllabus 2023-2024

 

Class Content: 

This class is participation oriented as movement will be presented by demonstration and description. Practice and repetition will be the primary methods of learning and are followed by corrections, clarification, and more detailed analysis. In this course artists will spend time improving body alignment and coordination with an emphasis on developing skeletal and muscular awareness through movement.

 

Prerequisites: Bronze Jazz and/or similar technique training

Upon completion of this class, artist should be knowledgeable of and able to perform these skills:

  • Jazz walks

  • Isolations

  • Jazz splits 

  • Jazz squares 

  • Passe

  • Fan kick 

  • Kick ball change 

  • Pivot turns 

  • Pas de Bourrée 

  • Chaine turns 

  • Grand Jete and/or Saut de Chat 

  • A la Seconde leap 

  • Backwards roll

  • Side splits 

  • Leg extensions 

  • Clean single pirouette 

  • Pencil turn 

Pure Studios Performing Arts: Gold Jazz Syllabus 2023-2024

Class Content: 

This class is participation oriented as movement will be presented by demonstration and description. Practice and repetition will be the primary methods of learning and are followed by corrections, clarification, and more detailed analysis. In this course, artists will spend time developing focus, balance, and clarity both mentally and physically. 

Prerequisites: Silver Jazz and/or similar technique training 

Upon completion of this class, artist should be knowledgeable of and able to perform these skills:

  • Jazz walks

  • Isolations

  • Jazz splits 

  • Jazz squares 

  • Grapevine 

  • Hitchkick

  • Passe

  • Fan kick 

  • Kick ball change 

  • Pivot turns 

  • Pas de bourrée 

  • Chaine turns 

  • Grand Jete and/or Saut de Chat 

  • A la Seconde leap 

  • Stag leap

  • Disk jump 

  • Backwards roll

  • Front and side splits 

  • Leg extensions 

  • Clean double pirouette 

  • Single attitude turn 

  • Single leg turn 


Pure Studios Performing Arts: Platinum Jazz Syllabus 2023-2024

Class Content: 

This class is participation oriented as movement will be presented by demonstration and description. Practice and repetition will be the primary methods of learning and are followed by corrections, clarification, and more detailed analysis. In this course, artists will spend time developing their technical abilities while exploring their individual artistry.

 

Prerequisites: Gold Jazz and/or similar technique training 

Upon completion of this class, artist should be knowledgeable of and able to perform these skills:

  • Jazz walks

  • Isolations

  • Jazz splits 

  • Jazz squares 

  • Grapevine 

  • Hitchkick

  • Passe

  • Fan kick 

  • Kick ball change 

  • Pivot turns 

  • Pas de Bourrée 

  • Chaine turns 

  • Grand Jete and/or Saut de Chat 

  • A la Seconde leap 

  • Stag leap

  • Disk jump 

  • Backwards roll

  • Front and Side splits 

  • Leg extensions 

  • Clean triple pirouette 

  • Single attitude turn 

  • Double leg turn 

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Silver
Gold
Platinum
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