Classes

Jazz Intermediate JDNZ

Prerequisite:

Students with previous dance experience:

  • Jazz Dance New Zealand (JDNZ) Major Jazz or equivalent
  • Students must have passed the Major JDNZ jazz exam in order to sit the Intermediate exam.
  • Students with equivalent experience must meet the age requirements - these students may need to trial a few different levels to find the best class Students wishing to sit the Intermediate exam must attend at least one other class (ballet or jazz) per week.

Students with little or no jazz experience:

  • The recommended age for students with little or no jazz experience is 16 years +
  • The students ability and other classes they will be attending per week will be taken into account
  • New students may need to trial a few different levels to find the best class
  • Students wishing to sit the Intermediate exam must attend at least one other class (ballet or jazz) per week.
  • Students must have passed the Major JDNZ jazz exam in order to sit the Intermediate exam.
  • 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 "Bronwyn" style leotard
  • Black "V" front jazz shorts
  • Tan pantyhose (Columbine opaques 70 denier in "mocha" available from Farmers)
  • Tan leather jazz shoes - for performances and exams
  • Black leather jazz shoes - can be worn to class and are advised to have
  • Tan coloured knee pads
  • Black leggings (optional for winter months)
  • Male students - teacher will advise

Intermediate jazz: is our 3rd "senior" level jazz class. Students learn more advanced and complicated routines . Students are expected to show different modern dance styles also. Exercises have a focus on technique, style, memory and performance.

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

Progression: Intermediate Jazz progresses on to Intermediate 2 or Advanced Jazz.