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Here at Suncoast Dance Academy...

Each dance class will work on dance vocabulary and technique every week while gradually building and adding skills.

MEET YOUR
DIRECTOR

Jessica Schoenfeld

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Jessica Schoenfeld is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a BA in Theatre Arts. She holds a certificate in music grades k-12, drama grades 6-8, and studied dance at both HCC and USF. Beginning at age 3, she went on to study ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, hip-hop, lyrical, and modern. Jessica's performance resume includes Busch Gardens and Zoo Tampa. She was also a professional cheerleader for the Orlando Apollo's and Florida Tropics Soccer Club. She began teaching at age 16, and taught around the Tampa Bay Area, until opening Show on the Road in 2012. Her successful students have gone to perform at Walt Disney World, Broadway Arts Alliance and have worked professionally at Stageworks and Suncoast Broadway!

 

Jessica Loves bringing her knowledge to inspire the next generation!

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Ballet

Classical ballet is a style of dance strongly rooted in tradition and discipline.  It places an emphasis on lines of the body, precise footwork, and artistically expressive positions of the arms. Students will be taught warm up exercises, ballet positions, vocabulary, barre work, center floor work, and progressions across the floor

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 Jazz

Jazz is a style of dance that finds its roots in ballet, but was enhanced by musical trends, social dances, and the popularization of dance through movies and musicals.  It can be percussive with intricate rhythm patterns or fluid with emotional intensity.  These classes place an emphasis on isolating body parts, increased flexibility, leaps, turns, and exhibition of individual personality. 

 Hip-Hop

Hip hop is a high energy class that encourages students to step out of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements. Different styles of hip hop and movements will be taught in this class. All music and movements are clean and age appropriate.

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 Tap

A graded system of Barre, center, and progressive techniques emphasizing speed and clarity of sound and rhythm. Tap is the music of rhythmic sound made by the feet. 

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OUR  RECITALS

All classes are invited to perform.

In our annual June and December recitals. All students participating must attend the rehearsal and purchase a costume. Costume fees include the costume, accessories, and tights.

Rehearsal and recital details will be released in the Winter and Spring.