Recreational (age 3 to adults)


Dancing will help to develop a healthy body and build confidence. Epiphany offers a variety of classes and dance disciplines including ballet, jazz, hip-pop, acro, tap, musical theatre, adult ballet,jazz and open ballet classes. This program runs according to the school year, beginning in September and finishing in June. All students are invited to participate in our recital at the end of our dance season

 

For more information on each discipline, please see class description below.

 

  • Ballet

a classical dance form demanding grace and precision and employing formalized steps and gestures set in intricate, flowing patterns to create expression through movement. Ballet serves as a backbone for many other styles of dance, as many other dance genres are based on ballet.

  • Jazz

Jazz dancing is a form of dance that showcases a dancer’s individual style and originality. Every jazz dancer interprets and executes moves and steps in their own way. This type of dancing is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy footwork, big leaps and quick turns. To excel in jazz, dancers need a strong background in ballet, as it encourages grace and balance.

  • Hip-Hop

Hip-hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture. It includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking, locking, and popping which were created in the 1970s and made popular by dance crews in the United States.

  • Musical Theatre

Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance.

  • Contemporary

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.

  • Tap

Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion. Two major variations on tap dance exist: rhythm (jazz) tap and Broadway tap. Broadway tap focuses on dance; it is widely performed in musical theater. Rhythm tap focuses on musicality, and practitioners consider themselves to be a part of the Jazz tradition.