A progressive syllabus choreographed for BAL by JOEL PEISLEY, incorporating warm-ups and/or barre exercises, stretching and limbering, arm & head combinations, pirouettes, travelling steps and kicks, turning steps, and lyrical movements. All grades have compulsory Combinations (updated in 2020 and 2021) to demonstrate dance and performance ability in jazz/funk and musical theatre.
The syllabus is up to date with modern trends, while still providing an examinable training in the basic movements of jazz dance.
Jazz grades are:
Teaching Certificate III can be taken at age 16 after successfully completing Elementary standard.
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