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Contemporary Dance (3rd grade – Adult)

Contemporary Dance builds on the technique of many art-forms including Modern and Classical Ballet. Opposed to traditional ballet, contemporary dance moves from the air to the floor allows deviation of conventional structure.

Pre-Modern (1st – 2nd grade)

Modern Dance originated as a rebellion from ballet. Where ballet is lifted and flowing, modern technique is more grounded, engaging the whole body in dramatic expression. At DDC&G, Pre-Modern is offered in order to expose dancers to different movement. Students will engage their bodies in moving large, into the ground, and using the floor

Modern Dance (3rd grade – Adult)

Modern Dance originated as a rebellion from ballet. Where ballet is lifted and flowing, modern technique is more grounded, engaging the whole body in dramatic expression. At DDC&G, Modern is offered in order to expose dancers to different movement forms and encourage creativity and expression in each student’s individual style.