JAZZ I 
Dancers will learn the basic steps of jazz dance with a focus on isolations of the body, performance quality, flexibility and rhythm. Class curriculum based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and includes stretches,
across-the-floor progressions, and fun dance combinations using popular and age-appropriate music. Students are introduced to various styles of jazz, including Broadway, Lyrical, & Street.

  • In-Studio end-of-Session performance April 4
  • San Pedro Ballet School Spring Recital June 13


Jazz I    9-12 yr     Wed   4 - 4:55pm
Jazz I    12 + Up    Wed   6 - 6:55pm




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JAZZ II* 
*Prerequisite: Two years of recent training in Ballet or Jazz technique
This intermediate level class is an excellent experience for
the student who is interested in further strengthening their
dance technique. Including elements of ballet, jazz and
modern technique, we will work to develop a solid technical
base in the dancers. Students will learn a variety of jumps
and turns as well as innovative choreography in this athletic
class. Students will be introduced to various styles of jazz,
including Broadway, Lyrical, and Street.

  • In-Studio end-of-Session performance April 4
  • San Pedro Ballet School Spring Recital June 13

Jazz II  9-12 yr    Thu   4 - 4:55pm
Jazz II  12 + Up   Thu   6 - 7:10pm

KAIROS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Hazel Clarke directs a youth contemporary training and performance program called San Pedro Dance Collective. Located within the esteemed San Pedro Ballet School, home of American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer Misty Copeland, San Pedro Dance Collective offers exemplary training in contemporary and jazz dance for ages 9-18, as well as a Performing Company for ages 12 -18. With fellow Kairos Dance Company Artists as faculty members, dancers receive the opportunity to learn Kairos repertoire, work in collaboration with the Kairos Artists, and nourish their own passion for the performing arts in a safe and inclusive environment. 

CONTEMPORARY II* 
*Prerequisite: Two years of recent training in Ballet or Jazz technique
This class is for intermediate to advanced dancers proficient in classical ballet or jazz technique. This class will focus on improving flexibility, extension, core strength, and balance. Dance combinations will consist of abstract movements that
combine modern, jazz and classical ballet elements. Students will learn how to quickly change tempo and create sharp and clean transitions. This class is for the serious student looking for a higher level challenge.

  • In-Studio end-of-Session performance April 4
  • San Pedro Ballet School Spring Recital June 13

Cont. II  9-12 yr    Thu   5 - 5:55pm
Cont. II  12 + Up   Thu   7:15 - 8:25pm




DANCE COMPANY* (12 + Up)
*Prerequisite: Must be taking Contemporary II and Jazz II to be eligible for Dance Company.

Students ages 12 + Up in level II or higher classes who are ready for more performance opportunities are invited to take a weekly repertory class with faculty and other Kairos Dance Co Artists to create dance pieces to be presented in community performances. Dancing in this capacity builds confidence, teamwork and performance skills! Being part of San Pedro Dance Collective Performers is an experience your dancer won’t forget and the friendships they develop are priceless!!! 

  • In-Studio performance Apr 4
  • Memorial Day performance
  • Recital June 13
  • KAR Regional dance competition
  • Performance with Kairos Dance Co

creating social conversation through contemporary dance

CONTEMPORARY I 
This class incorporates the foundations
of ballet, modern dance and jazz to
execute the basics of contemporary
movement. A focus on expressing
emotion and emphasizing storytelling
will be explored. Dancers will learn
new ways of moving in combinations, be introduced to floor work and partnering, and also various methods of improvisation.

  • In-Studio end-of-Session performance April 4
  • San Pedro Ballet School Spring Recital June 13

Cont. I    9-12 yr     Wed   5 - 5:55pm
Cont. I    12 + Up    Thu    7 - 7:55pm