Adult Jazz at The Hartt School Community Division
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Adult Jazz

General Information

This class is open to all levels as it will move slow enough that a beginner can follow, while more advanced dancers are encouraged to work harder to improve their skills. Some knowledge of basic dance is helpful but not imperative.

Adult jazz class at The Hartt School Community Division

This 1.5-hour class includes:

  • 30-minute warm up and stretch
  • 30-minute across the floor work
  • 30-minutes of class material determined weekly depending on the skill level of the class.  

Attention to details, such as arm movements (port de bras), are reinforced weekly. Weekly attendance is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.

What to wear

  • Choose comfortable athleticwear that allows you to freely move your limbs. Bare feet or socks with a grip on the bottom are recommended. Shoes are not allowed on the dance floor.


Tuition for the full 35 weeks, SeptemberJune, can be found in the chart below. Tuition is prorated for students who start after September.

  • Ten-class cards are available for $150. The ten-class card allows you to drop in to your chosen class throughout the year. Ten-class dance cards are not transferable between classes and are not available for any eight-week courses.

  • Walk-ins are welcome for adult students at a rate of $17 per class. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of class to check in.

  • Register for the whole year! Academic-year classes run 35 weeks, SeptemberJune.

2016–17 fall/spring classes

LevelDay/timeFull-session tuition (Sept.–June)
Intermediate/AdvancedThursday 7:30–9 p.m.$434 (35 weeks)
Classes run from September 7, 2016, to June 11, 2017. Students are welcome to start in September for the full academic year (35 weeks). Students who join after September will pay a prorated tuition fee.

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

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