Children's Jazz at The Hartt School Community Division
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Children's Jazz

Children's Jazz students at The Hartt School Community DivisionStudents ages 9teen interested in musical theater and entertainment gain a strong working knowledge of jazz dance technique in this program. The beginning levels introduce classic Broadway jazz, while the advanced levels expose students to more complex styles such as lyrical and contemporary jazz. Students will learn

  • jazz dance movements and terminology
  • relevant ballet techniques for a strong foundation
  • techniques to develop flexibility, strength, endurance, and coordination
  • skills to create high quality performances


Spring Festival

Spring performance opportunities will be announced in 2017. Students who register after February 13, 2017 will not be guaranteed the opportunity to participate in the year-end performance. Participation is at the sole discretion of the faculty.

2016–17 Jazz schedule and tuition

Level and agesScheduleFull-session tuition (35 weeks)
Level 1 (age 9+)Friday 7–8 p.m.$544
Level 2 (age 10+)Monday 6:30–7:30 p.m.$544
Level 3 (age 11+)Monday 4–5 p.m.$544
Level 4 (age 12+)Wednesday 4:30–5:30 p.m.$544
Class placement is at the sole discretion of the faculty. Classes run from September 7, 2016, to June 4, 2017.

Academic-year registration fees

Student typeRegistration fee
New students$25
Returning students registering on or before July 1Fee waived
Returning students registering after July 1 but on or before August 1$25
Returning students registering after August 1 but on or before September 1$35
Late fee assessed to returning students who register after September 1$30

Questions? Call us at 860.768.6000 or email us at