These classes are divided into age groups and are for those dancers new to Hip Hop and Street Dance including Popping, Locking, Breaking, Krump and House. This program introduces dancers to the fundamental techniques and foundations of all the styles and develops a dancers musicality, coordination, confidence &performance skills and ability to pick up choreography.
Classes are 1 hour once a week and the dancers will perform in our year end Showcase in June. Sometimes some of the recreational classes have the opportunity to perform at Community events or in flash mobs alongside Jade’s Hip Hop Academy Competitive programs.
(BY AUDITION ONLY)
Pre-Comp MINI Ages 4-6, KIDZ Ages 7-9 Jr. Ages 10-12, Sr. Ages 13 +
Builds on our recreational program and allows those who would like to take their training more seriously the opportunity to grow and move up to the next level in training. The pre-comp program serves as a preparatory programs for our advanced competitive program.
Our Pre-comp program continues the development of their skills learned in the recreational program and challenges dancers with more difficult skills and techniques in each dance style, more complex sequences and more intricate choreography. Entry to the pre-comp program is done via invitation from our rec program or audition for new dancers to the studio.
Pre-comp dancers practice 1.5 hours a week and will attend 2 competitions during the season and will perform in our year end showcase in June. Sometimes some of the Pre-Competitive classes have the opportunity to perform at Community events or flash mobs with Jade’s Hip Hop Academy competitive program.
Dancers in our competitive program have a solid understanding and execution of advanced techniques in hip hop, popping, locking, breaking, house and krump, can learn and strongly execute choreography at a fast pace and have outstanding work ethic, commitment and focus.
Dancers compete in three competitions during the dance season and perform in our end of the year showcase. Dancers also get opportunities to attend auditions and castings. Dancers also frequently perform in community events, flash mobs and in dance festivals and corporate events alongside our performance company.
Dancers train 1 hour twice a week and entry into this program is via Audition or selection from our recreational or pre-competitive program and completion of our advanced summer program.
These classes have been specifically designed for students who have already attended JHHA classes in our recreational program for two years. Students will advance and build their knowledge in Hip Hop and Street Dance and will be challenged by taking on more intricate choreography and focusing on building on their foundations with more advanced techniques.
Breakin Classes are taught by our highly qualified breakin instructor. This class has a more in depth focus on bboying and works on the fundamentals in top and down rocks, freezes, power moves (windmills, head spins, flares etc.), development of freestyles, individual style and flavour and musicality via cyphers and a focus on battle tactics. This class can be taken all by it self or in addition to regular hip hop classes.
We provide dancers and teams for performances such as:
Jade's Hip Hop Academy also provides: