American Jazz Dance Affiliation

Our Syllabi

Jazz Syllabus

The Jazz Syllabus is structured on a progressional basis that starts at age five years and progresses through 14 levels to Advanced and Solo Seal.

The work fully trains the Student in all aspects of basic Ballet techniques and the dynamics of technique required to encourage performance, style and the sheer enjoyment of Dance.

Examinations

Technical Examinations are conducted in August of each year. Students are examined in groups. The maximum number in each group is eight.

Awards

The Affiliation gives monetary awards to the candidates with the highest mark in each level and a cash award is given each year to the most promising Advanced Student.

Tap Syllabus

The American Jazz Dance Affiliation Tap Syllabus has been created by Kay Muir and Glyn Gray.

It is a new and exciting Tap Syllabus with the emphasis on rhythmic quality through an easy style. The work promotes a growing understanding of Tap technique. Accompanying all this is cool and funky music.

The Syllabus is designed for students age seven years through to adult.

 Tap Examinations

Technical Examinations are conducted in September of each year. Students are examined in groups. The maximum number in each group is six.

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