Category: Dance

Ballet/Jazz for Musical Theater Actors


January 7, 2020 – May 12, 2020



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Jessica M. Duplessis

Jessica M. Duplessis holds a bachelors degree in Theatre, Dance, and Flim Education (TADF) from Keene State College. She is most known for her contemporary and lyrical choreography but prides ...

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Paramount School of the Arts

20 South Stolp Avenue, Aurora, IL, USA

Paramount School of the Arts

20 South Stolp Avenue, Aurora, IL, USA

Fundamental ballet and jazz technique are imperative for those that plan to pursue musical theater in college or as a profession. This is a  course in ballet and jazz technique that will support musical theater dance training. Students will learn how ballet and jazz have influenced several musical theater pieces while strengthening their technique, bodies and minds.


*Physical exercise (including, but not limited to, dance and fitness activities) can involve strenuous physical activity. You are advised to seek the advice of a physician before beginning any physical exercise regimen, including the routines and programs shown in any of the live or pre-recorded webcasts, videos or in-person classes offered by Paramount School of the Arts, and before using any suggested equipment.  Paramount School of the Arts is not a medical organization and cannot provide medical advice or diagnosis. All physical exercise and other activities offered by the Paramount School of the Arts or undertaken pursuant to the instruction or guidance of Paramount School of the Arts, whether by video, webcast or in-person classes, are undertaken voluntarily and at your own risk.


By taking part in any program offered by Paramount School of the Arts, including though live and pre-recorded videos, webcasts or in-person classes, you acknowledge that physical exercise can involve strenuous physical movement, and that such activity carries the risk of injury. You acknowledge it is your responsibility to judge your physical and mental capabilities for such activities and to seek medical consultation to assess your ability to take part in such activities. By participating in classes and activities from Paramount School of the Arts, you agree that you will not exceed your limits while performing any such activity, and will select the appropriate class or program level, taking into consideration your skills and abilities, as well as any other physical or mental limitations you have as well as the physical environment in which the program or activity will be performed. You understand that, from time to time, instructors may suggest activities, methods or the use of equipment relating to your physical exercise program. It is your sole responsibility to determine if any such activity, method or equipment is appropriate for your level of ability and physical and mental condition and to perform any such activities in a safe manner and in a safe environment. You expressly waive and release any claim that you may have for injury of any kind against Paramount School of the Arts, or any person or entity involved with Paramount School of the Arts (including without limitation its officers, directors, principals, instructors, independent contractors, employees, agents, contractors, affiliates and representatives) relating to or arising from any physical exercise (including, but not limited to, dance or fitness activities), instruction, program or other activity or the condition of any facilities at which such instruction, program or activity is performed or carried out.


October 2020