Karen Forbes School of Dance

Contemporary

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Contemporary

Contemporary dance is very very popular in 2023, although originally informed by and borrowing from classical, modern and jazz styles, it has come to incorporate elements from many styles of dance. Unpredictable changes in rhythm, speed and direction.  Contemporary is so much fun and very good for the body and is very important for dancers. For dancers who  want to have a professional future  contemporary dance  is important as now  days dance is a fusion of classical, modern, and contemporary. The beauty of contemporary is, it can also involve elements of African and non-Western cultures.
We incorporate stretching into our contemporary classes, and stretching is very important for the body as well, and important for serious dancers.

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For a trial class, a leotard or swimming costume, barefoot, or for the older children, footless tights are required with hair up in a ponytail for girls.

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Contemporary FAQ

Do I need previous experience?

Previous experience is not necessary for the trial class.

What equipment will I need?
For a trial class, a leotard or swimming costume, barefoot, or for the older children, footless tights are required with hair up in a ponytail for girls.
How large are your groups?
Classes are not enormous do to encourage quality work.

All Classes

Ballet

A beautifully artistic form of dance which is light and graceful. We love to marry up beautiful artistry and technique to promote a performer. we love to bring unusual inspiring pieces of music for each class to promote enjoyment and offer exciting interesting structures. The love of the art is what we want to pass on. we follow the ISTD syllabus.

Modern
A highly expressive form of dance, which is a fusion of jazz, lyrical, limbering, rhythm and funky moves. We also combine popular music with syllabus music to help inspire pupils. We follow the ISTD syllabus and examinations.
Contemporary

Contemporary brings together movement from several other genres such as jazz, modern and ballet. It's essential to all aspiring dancers of the world and is now a fusion of ballet, contemporary and modern. We include stretching, which is very important for any dancer.

Tap

We follow the ISTD syllabus which is so much fun. Born from the fusion of cultures on American soil, influenced by African rhythms ,Irish stepping and English clogging.

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