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Upper 2

Ages 15 and up

Upper 2 curicculum is designed to strengthen, sharpen adn making everything clear for the students. at this age they get so much stronger, the artist that they are emerges and they really grow up to becomng dancers. The skiils neede are harder and every class of this program supports those needs. More Contemporary classes, more repetoire and the ShiraMood class which is a treat.


ShiraMood

ShiraMood is a modern class that is thought mostly by Shira Ganor, but also hosts other teachers and cheographers as Shira chooses. It is a modern class, introducing a mishmash of techniques but mostly creating dances together with  Shira according to her "Mood". This class is pure fun and dance.


DreamTeam

Our DreamTeam is chosen every year bu the staff. First, students are chosen to work on classecal variatons on Pointe and then, Modern repertoire for Upper 2 and 3. Students chosen to the DreamTeam get to work one on one with the DreamTeam coachers and they also get to compete in the competitions chosen every year. 

On top of that, they preform with their solos at the end of the year recitals. 

Pointe Advanced

Pointe classes start at the age of 11. (Level 3)

The advanced level class is only for girls chosen by the teacher and usually those who get to be in the  pointe team that competes in competitions, and preforms in our recitals.

The intermediate level pointe class is suited for level 4 and up. exceptance only by audition, and with the teahcre's approval. 

The Elementary Level is for Level 3.

Girls have to eb recommended by the teacher to participate in pointe classes.


Improvisation Upper 2

Improvisation is very importatnt tool in the contemporary dance world. 

Dancers are c-creators in almost every creative process and Impro is a great tool to master. There are a lot of improvisation techniques such as Gaga by Ohad Neharin, Kinetics and so many more. The choises and variety of possibilities in Impro are endless and theres always room to deepen the work and invistigate. 

Modern Horton Inspiration

It is important to learn different modern techniques, not only improvisation and repertoire but to have a technique class that grants skills to master, strengthen and enrich the abilities. At the SGB school modern techniques given is inspired by the Horton technique. Lester Horton developed a modern dance technique based on Native American dances, anatomical studies, and other movement influences.

Horton technique is the foundation for many of Alvin Ailey's masterpieces.

Horton is given only at the pre-professional division.

Modern Technique Upper 2

Upper 2 are given two modern techmique classes to round the dancers skills. This is the third year of Graham inspired class. Working deeper into the technique challeges, clarifying the connections to current eperoitre of the modern dance world. Strengthening the back and core, working on th connection to the floor, fluid through the movement reaching the extreme wonderful movement. 

Contemporary Upper 2

Contemporary class invites the dancers for an im

provisation and composition journey. Led by Tali Peretz Laor, this is a class that connects the technique, movement quality and personal development.

Ballet Technique Upper 2

Ballet technique in Upper 2 is tought by Joey Aitekn. Joey's curriculum is influenced by Vaganova, ABT and RAD methods. Emphasis big movement in space, strong clean technique and beautiful artestry.  

ABT Ballet Technique Level 6-7

Led by Shira Ganor, ABT National Curriculum Training fellowship teacher, Level 6-7 is the highest levels in ABT training. Brings high co-ordinated, challenging technique. This class is for advanced students who are training to become professional dancers in thier senoir year. 

Acceptance by audition only.

ABT Ballet Technique Level 5

Led by Shira Ganor, ABT National Curriculum Training fellowship teacher, Level 5 is a hight level in ABT training. Brings high co-ordinated, challenging technique. This class is for advanced students who are training to become professional dancers.

Acceptance by audition only.

Classes Located in the Arlozorov Studio.

80 Arlozorov street

Tel-Aviv

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