Style Intensives


Dancehall Intensive 2.0 with ‘mRaeGrooves’

Dancehall dance is a street dance style primarily performed to dancehall music and evolved as part of dancehall culture. It includes a wide range of steps with ‘specific names, which are directly influenced by the Jamaican way of life. Dancehall Folk Form (cultural material created by the people, for the people) first emerged in the late 1980s and was made popular by solo dancers and dance crews in Kingston Jamaica. This class will explore the evolution of this dance style through the breakdown of popular steps and building on a progressive choreography.

Tuesdays 8:00-8:55pm (Feb 27- May 22nd)
for Ages 14yrs & Up- Open Level; some experience recommended but not required.

Recreational Option: Take the first 8 weeks of the intensive just for fun and recreation. You will learn the group choreography but will not be required to perform.

Performance Option: Take the full 12 week intensive and participate in the final performance on May 26th. This option will be provided based on dancer readiness, attendance, commitment and on the number of dancers interested in doing a final performance- the instructor will make this decision within the first 2-3 weeks of class. Please state your interest at the time of registration.

Program Cost: $126.00 for the first 8 weeks

Note: Once the performance option is confirmed, eligible dancers would be required to submit the remaining program fees of $113.00 which includes the final 4 weeks of classes, 1-2 additional rehearsals (TBA) and a $50 costume deposit.


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