When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Nikki Santilli
  • Course Code W23DNEF06A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Join us for this single-session lecture-based session to learn about the history and cultural origins of vernacular or authentic jazz dance forms.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • have gained an introductory insight into the origins of such dance styles as the Charleston, the Black Bottom and the Shim Sham
  • have learned about the interrelationship between jazz dance and music
  • have found out about the practical vernacular jazz dance study available at Morley College Waterloo


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    This accessible, lecture-style single-session course will be your opportunity to know learn about the great significance of vernacular jazz music and dance to the development of modern and contemporary forms of creative expression.

    Entry requirements

    This lecture-based course, supported by visual learning resources, is open to all.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Please contact admin@morleycollege.ac.uk for course and enrolment information.

    What you need

    Notebook and pen

    What you can do next

    Please visit https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/short-courses/short-courses-in-dance-dramatic-arts-music/ for dance study information at Morley College Waterloo