Visions Dance Academy offers two levels of Competitive Teams.
1. Performance Team – this level is designed for a beginning competition student and allows the student to be introduced to competitive level training in all genres and they are not required to commit to as many hours per week.
2. Competitive Team – dancers are required to take a certain amount of hours in all genres according to their age and skill level. Our competitive teams compete a minimum of 2-4 required routines, while also having the opportunity to be chosen for special routines and small groups. Solos, duet / trios are chosen by the Artistic Director.
Competition Ballet Dance Classes
Ballet is a classical dance form creating expression through movement. Ballet provides a foundation for all other forms of dance. We focus ballet technique, proper body alignment, terminology and musicality. Ballet movements are taught at the Ballet Barre, Center and across the floors.
Competition Tap Dance Classes
Tap focuses on rhythm and sound, while teaching the basic tap technique and terminology. Tap focuses on rhythms and intricate footwork, creating a percussion instrument out of the dancer’s feet. Tap steps are taught in the center and across the floor, as well as, tap choreography.
Competition Jazz/Lyrical/Contemporary Dance Classes
Jazz is a high energy dance consisting of stretching, jumping, rhythmic dance moves, with an emphasis on proper execution of jazz isolations, performed to contemporary music. All music selections and dance moves are age appropriate. Lyrical / Contemporary is an expression of the lyrics through technical and disciplined dance movement. This class consists of stretching, technique, leaps and turns. We condition and strengthen while focusing on flexibility and proper alignment.