Junior & Teen

Jazz Dance Classes & Musical Theatre

Teen Jazz dance class students performing at our 29th annual dance recital at Ballard High School Auditorium.

About Our Teen Jazz Dance Lessons

This class is an eclectic blend of styles, heavily influenced by Fosse and Luigi techniques, utilizing popular music of the past and present. This fun class builds the technical and expressive abilities necessary for concert jazz and musical theater venues with an emphasis on line, phrasing. coordination and injury prevention.

Jazz I: Starts at the very beginning. It is designed for students who have never had jazz before or have studied jazz so long ago that they want a complete refresher course.

Jazz I.5: For students who have had 4-6 months of recent jazz training.  

Jazz II: Have been studying jazz recently and or consistently for a year or more.

Intermediate Jazz: An intermediate is a fairly accomplished dancer who is well versed in jazz dance vocabulary and has the ability to learn complicated jazz choreography readily.

Jazz & Musical Theatre Class Schedule

  • We will offer live-streamed and in-studio classes through the session. All in-studio classes will adhere to Washington Department of Health COVID-19 guidelines. Masks are required for everyone.

Summer 2022 Class Schedule

June 27, 2022 - September 1, 2022

Click For Summer 2022 In-Studio Class Schedule

Winter/Spring 2022 Class Schedule

February 7 - June 16, 2022

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Our Online Class Technology.

ADI's State of the art live streaming technology
Mihkai Wickline in an onine ballet class at home.

The Quality Online Class Room Experience - At Home

  • All studio broadcasts are via hard wire ethernet connections to insure best streaming quality.
  • Large TV screens allow teachers to clearly see their students.
  • Teachers give student corrections very effectively.
  • Excellent voice quality allows students to clearly hear teacher.
  • Excellent music transmission quality allows students to hear music in real time (without lags).
  • Students are able to see and chat with their classmates to maintain and grow friendships.
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Dennis Landmesser

Testimonial

We asked Dennis Landmesser, how he liked his live streamed online dance class today with instructor Dakota Crist.

The dance class today with Dakota was more than I could have hoped to expect.  I don't know what to rave about more, the quality of the production or the excellence to the class.  

Her instructions were clear and complete and made perfect sense.  The corrections were thoughtful and meaningful.  Dakota is golden and to be highly valued.

Dennis Landmesser

Teen Jazz Dance Class Attire

Any comfortable dance attire and jazz shoes.


Attire is available at Centerstage Dance Shop 5261 University NE

Six Seattle Area Dance Studios In Four Convenient Locations

Greenwood, Wedgwood, Magnolia & Shoreline

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Greenwood: 8001 Greenwood Ave North, Seattle, WA 98103

American Dance Institute Magnolia

Magnolia: 2410 32nd Ave West, Seattle WA 98199

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Wedgwood: NE 7500 25th NE, Suite 1, Seattle, WA 98115

dance classes shoreline, lake Forest Park, Edmonds, Seattle

Shoreline: 1240 NE 175th Street, Shoreline, WA 98155, Phone 206-402-6561

Meet Your Teachers

Margaret Behm, Modern dance instructor American Dance Institute

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