Jazz dance at MPDC

Jazz dance combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with the current forms of popular dance.

Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms.

Jazz dance can take on many different characteristics and styles, including Classic Jazz, Jazz Funk, Latin Jazz, Lyrical Jazz, and Musical Theatre Jazz.

Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style.

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