Below is a brief breakdown description of the available classes at Alicia's.
Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements
A key element is dancing over and between the downbeats of the music. This style incorporates grounded elements of various dance disciplines, joint release, deep plies, and across the floor variations all synchronized to upbeat tempos.
Provides a rhythmic framework for the feet and other body parts.
Provides a disciplined, structured technique in counterbalance and ignite all other forms of dance. Is the fundamentals, and base for dance technique.
A type of folk dance in which the dancer's footwear is used percussively by striking the heel, the toe, or both against a floor or each other to create audible rhythms, usually to the downbeat with the heel keeping the rhythm.
form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance.
HIP-HOP / STREET
An umbrella term for many styles of dance, it includes street moves such as popping, locking, and breaking and a melting pot of movements that can come from anywhere or any time. Backed by popular music (rap, funk, rhythm and blues, and techno).
A fluid style that blends movements from European classical ballet, American modern dance, jazz, and other world forms. The performer, through choreographic expression, interprets the lyrics and/or quality of the music. This integrated form allows for freedom of self-expression and has become popular in dance competitions.
An articulated class where focus on learning the fundamentals of the vocal vocabulary and voice itself will be practiced in hand with theatre performance.