In Musical Theater Dance for All Ages, students will explore multiple dance styles commonly utilized in musical theater including jazz, tap, ballet, and even contemporary! Students will gain a solid foundation in each of these styles with an emphasis on strengthening their technique, and directly applying it to choreography. At the end of this class, students will be able to identify and execute movement from each technique utilizing proper terminology, retain and perform choreographed works, and come away with confidence in their dance ability.
Please wear comfortable clothes you can move in. Students can wear jazz or ballet shoes. Tap shoes are not required for the tap segment, but encouraged!
Dates when this class will not meet: 11/23, 12/21, 12/28
A combined class Showcase is scheduled for Wednesday, January 26th.
Haley Gadbery graduated from Grand Canyon University where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurship and minored in Dance Education. In addition to studying dance techniques and teaching principles, she had the opportunity to perform in GCU’s Ethington Dance Ensemble in works by both faculty and guest artists. Before attending GCU, Haley enjoyed dancing competitively and then furthering her training at Walkerdance Ballet Theater’s conservatory style program in North Carolina. She is trained in ballet, pointe, contemporary, jazz, and tap and has had the privilege of studying under master teachers at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts’ Festival of Dance, and Broadway Dance Center in New York City. In addition to multiple performance credits, Haley has been teaching dance for over a decade, and has served as choreographer for over 25 dance and musical theatre productions. Haley is excited about teaching the next generation of artists and strives to provide an atmosphere in which her students are challenged to grow in their art form, as well as individuals.
Our Studio is located inside North Bible Church. The CYT Phoenix entrance is separate...marked on our doors by our logo.
15678 N Greenway Hayden Loop, Suite 105, Scottsdale, AZ 85260