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Practical class; centre warm-up using repetition of exercises and sequences, from Jazz, classical techniques. Travelling work. Learn a choreographed dance piece. Emphasis will be placed on developing movement, memory, style, rhythm and presentation of movement. In order to ensure you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor. In addition to your dance practice, study can include the use of digital resources such as film & photography, useful websites and connection with online communities of interest via social media to enhance your learning. Dance study offers a range of benefits including being an enjoyable way to increase fitness whilst enhancing wellbeing. Dance practice at Morley can also serve to enhance skills relevant for employment by means of encouraging increased confidence, physical dexterity and concentration.
Previous knowledge of Jazz/Modern Dance or good level in other dance genres such as ballet or Contemporary.
Students will need a degree of concentration, a reasonable level of fitness and mobility and the ability to work alongside a range of adults. Excellent attendance and punctuality will be required from all students. This course will include some completion of activities outside of class time, e.g. preparation of favourite exercises to share with fellow students. Photography and film recording of class activities may be used in order to aid learning. These images may also be used for publicity or marketing materials produced by Morley College, both online and in print. You will have the opportunity to either confirm or decline consent to being filmed or photographed. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, have any serious health conditions or a history of injury. Please inform your tutor if there is any physical activity you have be advised to avoid.
Leotard, tights, leggings or any other close fitting clothing. Jazz or Ballet shoes or bare feet (not trainers). Water.
Continue on to the next term of Jazz Dance Improvers or try any of the courses offered by Morley’s dance department. Please speak to your tutor for advice about progression at the end of your course. Your tutor may also suggest complementary styles of study from Morley’s exciting provision to enhance your current practice, including dance, music and drama studies. You may also visit our website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org