A 20th century form based on modern and postmodern dance, contemporary dance deconstructs conventional choreographic practices, forging its own novel approach. Unlike classical ballet which emphasizes verticality, contemporary dance often uses ground work.
Jazz dance is a harmonious synthesis of styles that draw from traditional ballet to dance forms of African-American inspiration. Rhythmic and expressive, jazz continues to be shaped by new trends.
Musical Theater \\
Known throughout the world, this musical form is especially beloved by Broadway theatre-goers and fans of the Hollywood musical film genre. It combines music, song, dialogue and dance.