OPEN PROGRAM

DTI’s Open Program is from ages 6 to teens and adults.

Build creativity, focus, posture, strength, flexibility, musicality, and community.

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MODERN & CONTEMPORARY

Contemporary is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical, and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements.

Attire:

  • Fitted black dance/fitness attire
  • Footwear at teacher’s discretion
  • Hair up away from the face and neck in any style or ponytail.

TAP

Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion. Two major variations on tap dance exists: Rhythm (jazz) tap and Broadway tap. Broadway tap focuses on dance; it is widely performed in musical theater.

Attire:

  • Any style black active wear and sneakers.
  • Hair up.
  • No jeans, sandals, or flats.

HIP HOP

Hip Hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to upbeat music. It includes a wide range of styles.

Attire:

  • Any comfortable attire and sneakers
  • No jeans, sandals, or flats

BOLLYWOOD

Day and time to be determined

Bollywood is a linguistic blend of Bombay and Hollywood. The Bollywood dance genre freely mixes action, comedy, romance, drama and melodrama along with musical numbers into a dance

Attire:

  • Any style black active wear and sneakers
  • Recommended by teacher
  • No jeans, sandals, or flats

DTI is the “Best of San Jose for Dance & Performance” since 1994.