Lyrical dance is a style that combines ballet and jazz techniques. It is performed to music with lyrics and uses emotion to tell a story relating to the lyrics of the song. Lyrical dance is free flowing and expressive. The term Lyrical Dance comes from the word “lyrical,” which means to have a poetic, expressive quality; expressing spontaneous feelings and deep personal emotions. Music used for Lyrical dance is usually emotionally charged and expressive and give dancers a chance to express a range of strong emotions through their dancing. Lyrical movements attempt to show the meaning of the music. It is very passionate and can tell a story through movement to capture the audience.
Tan or Pink Footless or Stirrup Tights with a Leotard. Dancers may choose to wear a ballet skirt. Hair should be pulled back and out of the face. Boys should wear black bottoms and a white or black T-shirt. Dancers should wear half- sole Lyrical shoes.
Tags: Ballet 7 – 10, Lyrical ages 7 – 10, Lyrical 11+