Advanced Jazz 6/7 | Monday | 4:30pm-5:30pm | Ages 13- 24 yrs.
Instructor: Kellsie Steele
18 week Term $375 +$15 production Fee included Winter Performance December 9-10
Attire: Black Leggings, black jazz shoes, Solid colored leotard, Hair must be worn up in a ponytail or back.
. This is an advanced level of instruction. This class material will be full of combinations built on an existing strong technique in ballet and jazz. This class will include conditioning, choreography, jumps and will be fast paced and expressive.
Pre- Requisite: The instructor feels strongly that dancers must have an intermediate level of ballet training at the same time as jazz to be able to master the work that will presented in this class. Students can choose from one day a week of any ballet class and also should consider:
Teen/ Adult Ballet Mondays
Pre- Teen/ Teen Ballet for Other Techniques Wednesday if they are not currently taking a ballet class.
18 weeks Feb. 8- June 1
18 weeks $375 plus $15 production fee for the spring show. Date TBD.
$15 production fee included for the spring performance. If you choose to opt out just calls the office at 206-935-3777 . Performance date TBD
Advanced Teen/Adult Jazz is a fast paced workout to dynamic music. It encompasses warm up, isolations, abs, planks and full range of motion and full body warm ups. Center floor including turns, jumps leaps, and each class will build on a centre combination.
Kellsie Steele has studied dance for 24 years, performing nationally in jazz, modern, ballet, pointe, tap, lyrical, and hip hop from the age of 3. She was honorary captain of the varsity cheerleading team at Eastside Catholic High School and was captain of both her Dance and Cheerleading team at Saint Mary's College of California. She trained under the direction of Lori Buffalow and Rachel Jackson of the San Francisco 49ers as well as nationally accredited choreographers Greg Russell, Andrew Vacca, and Jeannine Sabo to name just a few. Kellsie has performed nationally at NCAA basketball tournaments, and as a member of the San Francisco 49ers Goldrush professional cheerleading and dance team has had the opportunity to perform in places such as China and Japan. Kellsie holds a Bachelors degree in Communications and has taught at multiple dance academies in both San Francisco and Seattle. Kellsie joined the Cornish Dance staff in 2014. We welcome her to West Seattle Performing Arts first term.
Attire: Black jazz pants or leggings, black leotard, jazz shoes, T-shirts O.K. hair back.
Pre- Requisite: Ballet fundamental training for positions, turns and basic movement vocabulary and an understanding of alignment. This will be a fast paced class for students ready to move and that have experience.