BOLLYWOOD

Bollywood dance is a fusion of all types of dance forms originated in India and primarily used in Bollywood movies including dance styles such as Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Garba, Bhangra, belly dance, Latin, Hip-hop, Contemporary, Jazz, Ballroom, etc. The beauty of Bollywood dance is the intensity of expressions and the freedom of fusing all the different forms of dance to take the performance to the next level. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kiddos: Age Group 4 – 7

  • Beginner: You will learn the core basic of Bollywood dance, beginning with the basic counting and learning how to go from one step to the next with the pre-basics to basics Bollywood movements
  • Intermediate: Students will increase their movement with Bollywood variations from the basic steps and increase their transitions from 16 counts to 8 counts and begin learning how to form expressions.When students reach the age of 8, you will be placed in Pre-Teens Beginners after finishing your 8 weeks course of Kiddos Intermediate.
  • Advance: Adding to their vocabulary of Bollywood dance, students will add more variations to their basic steps and start with basic formation changes during their transitions. Students will be exposed more to the Bollywood Hip-hop style at this level.Age 6-7 or Permission of Department. When students reach the age of 8, you will be placed in Pre-Teens Intermediate after finishing your 8 weeks course of Kiddos Advance level.
  • No Elite Class Available for this level

Juniors: Age Group 8-12

  • Beginner: You will learn the basic form of Bollywood dance and learn transitions from one step to the next, including minimum amount of formation changes. The students will begin to accommodate themselves with the Bollywood style of dance and learn how to form expressions.
  • Intermediate: Increase in the speed of steps and quicker changes and transitions while adding more formations and variations to the basic steps.When students reach the age of 13, you will be placed in Teens Intermediate after finishing your 8 weeks course of JuniorsIntermediate level.
  • Advanced: Advanced Bollywood choreography, transitions and formations. Students will start learning different fusion styles of Bollywood dance such as Hip-hop as well as mastering Bollywood facial expressions. Permission of Department. When students reach the age of 13, you will be placed in Teens Intermediate after finishing your 8 weeks course of Juniors Advance level or you will need Permission of Department to get into Teens Advance level.
  • Elite/DFA Dance Team: Using advance choreography, mastering the Bollywood style of dance and becoming a performer. The best of the best students at DFA will be placed into this class. In this level, we will begin to incorporate Bollywood Contemporary, Jazz and Bhangra styles and continue to grow in the Bollywood Hip-hop style as well.Permission of Department. Auditions will be take in order to be placed in the elite class and DFA Dance team. When students reach the age of 13, you will be placed in Teens Advance after finishing your 8 weeks course of Pre-Teens Elite level or you will need Permission of Department/auditions to get into Teens Elite level.

Teens: Age Group 13-18

  • Beginner: You will learn the basic form of Bollywood dance and learn transitions from one step to the next, including minimum amount of formation changes. The students will begin to accommodate themselves with the Bollywood style of dance and learn how to form expressions.
  • Intermediate: Increase in the speed of steps and quicker changes and transitions while adding more formations and variations to the basic steps. Students will be exposed more to the Bollywood Hip-hop style at this level.Advanced: Advanced Bollywood choreography, transitions and formations. Students will start learning different fusion style of Bollywood dance, such as Jazz, Contemporary, Bhangra, and Hip-hop as well as mastering Bollywood style expressions. Permission of Department.
  • Elite/DFA Dance Team: Using advance choreography, mastering the fusion Bollywood styles of dance and becoming a performer. The best of the best students at DFA will be placed into this class. Permission of Department. Auditions will be take in order to be placed in the elite class and DFA Dance team.

Adults: Age Group 18+

  • Beginner: You will learn the basic form of Bollywood dance and learn transitions from one step to the next, including minimum amount of formation changes. The students will begin to accommodate themselves with the Bollywood style of dance and learn how to form expressions.
  • Intermediate: Increase in the speed of steps and quicker changes and transitions while adding more formations and variations to the basic steps. Students will be exposed more to the Bollywood Hip-hop style at this level.More levels will be added based on the amount of adults that want to continue to a higher level