Jazz and Contemporary Dance class in Kolkata
TWIST N TURNS is the only institute where Jazz and contemporary dance class happens according to the ISTD syllabus. We have combined class on Jazz and Contemporary.
How long does it take to learn Jazz and Contemporary Dance styles?
It takes about 2 years to complete the basic course. If you are a beginner then come with a mindset to learn this beautiful dance which will change your lifestyle. Do not be in a hurry to learn this form as it may spoil the learning experience.
What is Jazz and Contemporary Dance?
Jazz dance, a western semi-classical, emphasizes a strong technical foundation that enables a dancer to focus on the stylistic and performance aspects of dance. The technique is essential for leaps and turns and correct posture is essential to properly execute such moves. Jazz class focuses on lining and postures to build the base of a dancer. Hence, it requires some form of moderate-intensity stretching in order to warm up the muscles to help prevent injuries. Some techniques used in the warm-up consist of elongating leg muscles and strengthening the core, to improve dance skills.
The styles of choreography range across Latin Jazz, Lyrical Jazz, Broadway Jazz, Power Jazz, Modern Jazz and more.
Training in this form help students to build a strong technique for dance life- it is a must for students looking for seriousness or career in dance!
Contemporary dance is essentially what the name sounds like- a dance that belongs to or exists in a time period.… right now.
In general, contemporary dancers (dancers of right now) are on a quest that lies at the heart of all evolutionary art-making - the search for something that feels new or now. They…
- are interested in blending or drawing from ballet, jazz, modern, and other techniques in which they’ve trained.
- are athletic and have a strong technical focus which allows them to move between and bend genres with ease.
- are willing to borrow or dabble in ideas and approaches to choreography from the past.
- often experiment with movement disciplines outside the realms of theatrical or concert dance.
The characteristics of contemporary dance reflect these interests and goals.
What is the class structure for Jazz and Contemporary Dance Class?
Each class is 1 hour, which will include - 20 minutes of body conditioning (stretching, cardio, toning, strength, 20 minutes of technique and dance routine and 20 minutes of choreography.
What are the class rules?
80% attendance is mandatory. Students have to come in uniform. Also, refer to Dance Etiquettes.
Do you provide certificates for Jazz and Contemporary Dance Class?
The certificate is awarded to students on an internal examination basis conducted after the completion of course.
To attain the certificate one must attend a minimum of 39 classes.
What is the class schedule for jazz dance class?
We have different timings for different studios. Kindly check the schedule below.
|Salt Lake||Tuesday & Friday (6 PM - 7 PM)|
|Dumdum Park||Saturday (6 PM - 7 PM) | Sunday (12 - 1 PM)|
|Ruby||Thursday (6 PM - 7 PM)|
|New Alipore||Tuesday & Friday (6 PM - 7 PM)|
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