Lyrical Acro dance is a dance style that blends elements of ballet, Tumbling, and jazz dance. Lyrical dance is generally a little more fluid than ballet and also somewhat faster -- although not as rapidly executed as jazz dance. Lyrical dance is also somewhat smoother and a bit faster than ballet, but not quite as fast as jazz. Tumbling is implemented in the choreography to make it one unique piece. Miss Starr created the style "Lyrical Acro" and is the only studio in the area that offers it.
Contemporary 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
Jazz is a fun dance style that relies heavily on originality and improvisation. Many jazz dancers mix different styles into their dancing, incorporating their own expression. Jazz dancing often uses bold, dramatic body movements, including body isolations and contractions.
We are the only studio in the area that offers combo classes to ages 2-16 years old. In our Combo Classes, students will learn the technique of ballet, tap, and jazz through stretching, rhythmic activities, barre work, center choreography, and locomotor movements. In addition, the elements of dance will be incorporated throughout the lesson plan.
Tap dancing is an exciting form of dance in which dancers wear special shoes equipped with metal taps. Tap dancers use their feet like drums to create rhythmic patterns and timely beats.
Ballet serves as a backbone for many other styles of dance, as many other dance genres are based on ballet. Ballet is based on techniques that have been developed over centuries. Ballet uses music and dance to tell stories. Ballet dancers have the ability to transport an audience to another world. Ballet consists of a lot of repetition and across the floor technique work.
Hip-hop is a dance style, usually danced to hip-hop music, that evolved from the hip-hop culture. Hip-hop includes various moves such as breaking, popping, locking and krumping, and even house dance. Improvisation and personal interpretation are essential to hip-hop dancing