Become a true triple threat and take your dance skills to the next level! All classes are geared towards musical theater.
Show jazz incorporates turns, jumps, and kicks in story-telling and characterization that one would see in a live or filmed musical production. An emphasis is placed on athleticism, exaggeration, and high energy combinations. This is an appropriate class for students who are interested in enhancing their dance skills for musical theater productions.
Students will warm up and rock it out to the latest songs while learning basic jazz technique. Center work includes isolations, arm and head moves in basic patterns that are fun and challenging. Traveling exercises are geared to develop coordination and flow of movement. This class focuses on developing strong lines, strengthening the dancer’s technique, and understanding the body’s center of movement.
Tap utilizes rhythm, syncopation, and sound in addition to movement. An emphasis is placed on musicality, expression, and improvisation.
Dancers will learn basic tap skills and terminology. Fundamentals such as balance and general alignment are also introduced at this level.
Dancers will learn techniques through "across the floor" training and end class with a short combo.
Tap shoes are required.
Lyrical dance combines elements of ballet and jazz to create a soft style
that emphasizes the storytelling quality of music. An emphasis is placed on grace and fluidity, musicality, and expressiveness to capture emotion through movement.
This level teaches a combination of skills and terminology used in
beginner ballet and jazz classes. Grace and fluidity of movement are
prioritized, in addition to proper body alignment, center of balance, and
beginning turns, jumps, and floor work.
This hip hop class is a fast-paced and energetic dance style using the latest street/urban dance moves set to hip hop music. Hip hop encompasses a wide range of street styles including breaking, locking and popping. This class specifically focuses on developing rhythm and coordination while encouraging individual style.
10% sibling discount! Automatically applied at checkout.
Miss Dani has been dancing in the valley for over 15 years. Training and Competing in; Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz, and Musical Theatre. Once Miss Dani turned 18 she began teaching styles such as Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Tricks & Technique, and Hip Hop.
Miss Dani loves working with beginners and focuses her teaching on proper technique and confidence. She is a positive role model to her students and has a passion for sharing her love of dance.
In 2020, Dani received her 200 hr Yoga Instructor Certification and teaches yoga and meditation. She often incorporates breathing techniques, as well as different stretch and strength variations in her dance classes. Dani also, has also worked with multiple preschools around the valley introducing dance and fitness to ages 18 months- 5 years old.
Dani is overwhelmed with excitement and ready for a great season at Stage Door Studio. See you in class!
1100 N Alma School Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85224
NW corner of Alma School Rd & Ray Rd.