Jazz Dance provides students with opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills in basic jazz techniques. The content includes knowledge and application of fundamental principles of jazz dance, including a warm-up emphasizing isolations, stretching, strengthening the core connection, proper alignment, and coordination. Center floor, axial center, locomotor and physiologically sound movement progressions across the floor are followed by center combinations. Styles include classical and contemporary jazz vocabulary as well as musical theater.
Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 435 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $7 million in financial aid, 26 varsity sports, and a state-of-the-art performing and visual arts center. Located 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and within easy driving distance of New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. 100 Academy Drive, Mercersburg, PA 17236 GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-6173