What is jazz dance? Jazz dance is a common form of dance used in musical theatre and the commercial and entertainment industries. It has its roots in social dance and is heavily influenced by African-American traditions. Jazz dance technique is based on elements of ballet and modern dance and incorporates syncopation and isolations of the … Continue reading Montreal Jazz Dance Classes
It's summertime in Montreal, which means it's festival time! There's no doubt that my favorite festival is the Jazz Festival (which is why Cadance's sessions never overlap with it!). Whatever your favorite festival or activity is in Montreal, I hope you are able to take advantage of it. Summers in Montreal are so fleeting...then it's … Continue reading Mini Summer Session
SHOW Thank you to those who came out and supported us in our Jackson Fusion Tap Show. The show went well and I'm so proud of my Cadancers! I can't wait to see the professional photos and videos of our performance. In the meantime, you can catch a snippet of a few of our numbers … Continue reading summer session, national tap dance day
We Cadancers have been working very hard on our choreography, especially now that we are just under 5 weeks away from showtime! Check out on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) what we've been up to in preparation for the show by searching for #jacksonfusion. JACKSON FUSION TAP Saturday, May 14 at 8:00 pm. Gesù Theatre at 1200 … Continue reading Jackson Fusion Tap & Summer Sessions
THRILLER WORKSHOP Have you always danced along with MTV's first world premiere video, Thriller? Or have you always wanted to learn the moves from the video that was voted as the most influential pop music video of all time? Now is your chance!!! With Cadance Jazz, you will get to learn the choreography from Thriller … Continue reading Thriller workshop & Cadance swag
FALL SESSION – (15-week session) September 8-December 17 Tuesday 6:00-7:30 – advanced/intermediate jazz Thursday 5:15-6:00 – Pilates+Barre Thursday 6:00-7:00 – GROOVE fitness/dance Thursday 7:00-8:30 – beginner/intermediate jazz Drop-ins always welcome! Early Bird Promotion: Register and pay for the fall session by Friday, August 28 and save 10%! Fitness Promotion: When you register for both Pilates … Continue reading Fall 2015 session
Hope you're enjoying the Montreal summer so far .... or enjoying the summer wherever your travels may have taken you. I've had the chance to take in some Jazz Fest days, but not as much as I had hoped. There were a few rainy days (like always) during the festival that discouraged me from attending … Continue reading summer session, pay(pal) with a click!
Our new session begins next week! I'm excited to continue choreography for our May 2016 Jackson Tap Fusion show. Cadance Jazz dancers will be learning choreography to songs like Thriller, Beat It, Blame It On the Boogie, Love Never Felt So Good, That's the Way Love Goes, Control, and Rhythm Nation, etc. If you are new … Continue reading new session this week; Thriller workshop pics
I know we're all tired of this loooonngggg cold winter. It seems like spring will never come, but things will get better as we spring forward with our clocks this Sunday, March 8. I mean you can't go wrong with extended daylight hours, right? And things will definitely get better as we dive deeper into … Continue reading spring will spring soon, right?
Happy new year, Cadancers! I hope you've enjoyed a wonderful time these past few weeks. Maybe you've had some time to visit with family and friends and perhaps get away from Montreal on a little holiday adventure. However you've spent the time, I hope you're ready to get back into the groove of the winter … Continue reading happy new year!