KK Studio Class Descriptions

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CREATIVE MOVEMENT (3-6yrs): An introduction to the world of dance. Must be potty trained. ☺ Creative Movement will be offered in 6-week sessions. (These sessions are filling up fast, to avoid disappointment register soon.)

R.A.D. BALLET: Royal Academy of Dance is one of the world’s most influential dance education organizations. Ballet is the basis of all dance. Ballet creates strong, technical & dynamic dancers. Highly recommended6 week Adult BALLET Sessions are available.

JAZZ: A fun & exciting dance form that develops coordination, style, musicality, flexibility & strength.
Ballet recommended. *Jazz will be combined with Contemporary.

TAP: Develops musicality, rhythm, style, as well as coordination. Plus, it’s just fun making noise with your feet.
*Tap will be combined with Musical Theatre. 6 week Adult TAP Sessions are available.

HIP HOP: Various hip hop/street dance styles will be covered in this class. (These classes are filling up fast, to avoid disappointment register soon.)

MUSICAL THEATRE: Focuses on theatrics, characterization & storytelling. Singing, music & acting will be included in this class. *Musical Theatre will be combined with Tap.

CONTEMPORARY: Contemporary borrows from jazz, ballet, funk, social dance styles & many modern dance styles from the 20th Century. It encourages natural, spontaneous movement & personal interpretation. It also helps to define dancers abilities to express themselves through dance. Ballet recommended.
*Contemporary will be combined with Jazz. (These classes are filling up fast, to avoid disappointment register soon.)

ACTING: Acting is the art form of life. This class will cover Scene Study, On-Camera Audition Technique, Voice, & Improvisation… all the tools required to be a professional working actor. *Kids/Teen Acting will be part of the Elite Training Program.

ELITE TRAINING PROGRAM (8yrs – 20yrs): For students interested in acting, dance, and the entertainment industry. Learn what it takes to make it as a performer in the industry. Kelly Konno will lead this training program, along with Special Guest Instructors including: Casting Directors, Talent Agents, Working Professional Dancers & Choreographers as well as Actors & Directors. Prerequisite: Student must be enrolled in 1 other KK Studio Class.

BOWEN ADULT DANCE TEAM: The BAD Team is for the more serious adult dancer. Ms. Konno & members of this team, will work on a variety of styles of dance & create fun routines that can be potentially performed throughout the year at various Bowen Island Community Events. The BAD Team, will be a part of the regular KK STUDIO Season & will perform in the KK STUDIO YEAR END SHOW. Commitment to the entire season is required.

ADULT DROP IN CLASSES: Dance Cardio classes will not be part of the regular KK Studio Season & will not perform in the KK STUDIO YEAR END SHOW. They’ll be offered year round. 4 & 8 Class Passes are available & Drop In’s are welcome if space permits. The registration form for these classes can be found at www.bowendance.ca (it is different than the KK Studio Registration Form). No Registration Appointment is necessary.

GUEST MASTER CLASSES: KK Studio will bring in special guest faculty throughout the season. A variety of guests will come & share their knowledge with the KK Students. Master Classes will be announced throughout the season & students will have to register & pay for these classes separately.

PRIVATE LESSONS: Private lessons are available from all of our faculty members if space & time permit. Private Lesson Prices: TBA