Jazz Beginners

Recommended Age Range as of January:
4.5 - 6 years old

  • Minimum age for this class is 5 years old by June 30th.
  • Students with little or no dance experience may need to trial a few different levels to find the best class
  • Exceptions are at the discretion of the school/teacher and will depend on previous dance experience, exams passed, ability and age. Please contact the office for further information.

Uniform Requirements:

  • Black "Chloe" style leotard
    Black "V" front jazz shorts
  • Tan leather jazz shoes*
    • From 2019 we will be phasing out black jazz shoes for all our jazz students and switching to tan
    • Tan shoes will be required for medal tests, exams and performances
  • Black leggings (optional for winter months)
  • Male students - teacher will advise

Beginners Jazz:
is our entry level jazz class. Students are taught the fundamental steps of the modern jazz style. Exercises have a focus on technique, style and performance.

Students in Beginners: have the opportunity to enter a NZAMD Medal Test and/or to perform in our annual End of Year Recital.

Progression: Beginners Jazz progresses on to Pre Junior Jazz.