Canterbury Ballet offers a variety of open modern dance classes in contemporary, jazz, lyrical and musical theatre.
Contemporary and broadway singing lessons are also available upon request.
Junior Modern Classes
Junior and Intermediate modern classes are available.
Junior classes introduce students to the basic elements of modern technique, in addition to an introduction to tricks and acrobatics. Intermediate classes begin to look at choreographic elements in addition to advancing their modern technique.
Students attending these classes are eligible for modern competition teams and solos by audition.
Advanced Modern Classes
Classes in contemporary, jazz and lyrical are a compulsory component of the Professional Trainee Program. However, students of a senior level are welcome to join these classes as an extension to their training.
Classes in contemporary fundamentals, European contemporary and modern contemporary are available.
The advanced level modern classes focus on a variety of commercial styles, including broadway jazz and stylised choreography. These classes also continue to build on basic modern technique, in addition to an advanced level of jumps, turns and floor work.