Dance: The Cutting Edge

Choreography (Choreo Genre Series)

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Choreo - Complete Dance Genre
(16+ Routines, 5.5+ Hours, 17 *Syllabus)

“Dance: The Cutting Edge- Choreography Series” was created with original material from elite, master professional guest instructors! This series is great for class performances, recital routines, competitions, and concert work. These informative videos give dancers tips on sharpening their steps, embracing their musicality, and perfecting techniques, to allow the dancer an artistic opportunity to express their personality. As the series grows, guest choreographers will share their talents!

Our streaming videos are professionally filmed with multiple camera angles, allowing you to experience detailed demonstrations and breakdowns, as though the instructors are right there with you. You learn from the best—our team is knowledgeable and infectiously energetic! This video series is for a range of skill levels, including beginner through advanced, with creative choreography.

Ballet Choreography Series: Beginner-Advanced

Note: Syllabus in Choreo series is a one page description of the routine. (Complimentary)

“Dance: The Cutting Edge-Ballet Choreography Series” was created with original material from various Ballet Masters, including Sofia Arencibia, who trained intensively at Artistic Dance Center where she is now the Artistic Director. As we continue, our Choreography series will include elite, master professional guest instructors too! This series is great for class performances, recital routines, competitions, and concert work. These informative videos give dancers tips on sharpening their steps, embracing their musicality, and perfecting techniques, to allow the dancer an artistic opportunity to express their personality. As the series grows, guest choreographers will share their talents!

Our “Ballet Choreography Series” is for a range of skill levels, beginner through advanced, with diverse, engaging, and creative choreography implementing all of the graceful movements and techniques learned within the “Traditional Ballet” video library. Our streaming videos are professionally filmed with multiple camera angles, allowing you to experience detailed demonstrations and breakdowns, as though the instructors are right there with you. You learn from the best—our team is knowledgeable and infectiously energetic!

Tap Choreography Series: Beginner-Advanced

Note: Syllabus in Choreo series is a one page description of the routine. (Complimentary)

“Dance: The Cutting Edge-Tap Choreography Series” was created with fresh, inventive material by Curtis Holland, whom you may recognize from So You Think You Can Dance Season 10. He brings his impeccable ear for producing excellent complementary and counter rhythms to any song. Students will learn syncopated movements utilizing every part of the shoe to make multiple sounds. Dancers will move their bodies and become enthusiastic improvisational artists! The Tap genre brings a delightful energy to any choreography, and this video series features a wide range of skill levels, beginner through advanced, with creative choreography implementing steps, rhythms, and techniques learned within the “Rhythm & Tap” video library. Curtis will bring crisp style, high tempo rhythms, and fresh combination ideas to each student! Dance: The Cutting Edge videos are filmed using multiple camera angles with high-definition views of steps, slow-motion breakdowns, and comparisons of correct versus incorrect technique. Curtis introduces innovative new steps to build exceptional routines and confidence in all his dancers.

Jazz Choreography Series: Beginner-Advanced

Note: Syllabus in Choreo series is a one page description of the routine. (Complimentary)

“Dance: The Cutting Edge-Jazz Choreography Series” was created with all new, innovative material by Kimberly Beck Thomson, an award-winning choreographer. Her creativity and energy are contagious for dancers who are especially fond of the Jazz genre. Kimberly helps students become sophisticated and slick dancers with phenomenal technique, stage presence, and mastery of musicality, accents, and transitions. Demonstrating the different styles of Jazz, Kimberly puts a necessary emphasis on dancers having an accomplished and well-rounded repertoire. Kimberly believes that a solid foundation is vital for proper progression and injury prevention. Her students demonstrate superior skill and stamina when performing. Students will move from novice to advanced, as different guest instructors offer their expertise! Dancers will perfect different styles and genres of Jazz while learning how to connect movement to muscles.

This video series is for a range of skill levels, including beginner through advanced, with creative choreography. Filmed with multiple camera angles, this series offers high-definition examples of each step, slow-motion breakdowns, and corrections of incorrect technique. Dancers can take to the stage with enthusiasm as they show off their strength and flexibility matched to the music of the genre, including sharp drum syncopation for precise movements. Kimberly keeps her students moving to this dynamic form of dance!

Hip Hop Choreography Series: Beginner-Advanced

Note: Syllabus in Choreo series is a one page description of the routine. (Complimentary)

“Dance: The Cutting Edge-Hip Hop Choreography Series” was created with ingenious, new material by Leo Chavez, a world-renowned choreographer whose unique fusion of Latin, Jazz, and Hip Hop offer a truly one-of-a-kind experience for dancers! The Hip Hop series is for a range of skill levels, including beginner through advanced, with creative choreography of steps demonstrated within the “Hip Hop” video library. The distinctive element of Hip Hop is a freestyle or improvisational approach; however, in this thoughtfully developed video series, the dancer will learn steps that may be altered into a personal Hip Hop style. Leo opens the energetic and exciting world of street dance to his students. With urban beats and clean techniques, Leo gives his students breathtaking demonstrations of funky moves and modern musicality. Leo Chavez, CEO and Founder of Last Call Talent, is featured in a wide repertoire of performances in live shows, world tours, television, feature films, and commercials. Leo has established himself in the music video industry with his choreography of over 60 music videos.

Dance: The Cutting Edge videos use multiple camera angles with high-definition examples of each step, including front view/back view, slow-motion breakdowns, and comparisons of correct versus incorrect technique. Students will feel like the instructor is right there in the room! The DTCE Hip Hop series is a must have for dancers!

Contemporary Choreography Vol. I Series: Beginner-Advanced

Note: Syllabus in Choreo series is a one page description of the routine. (Complimentary)

“Dance: The Cutting Edge-Contemporary Choreography Series: Vol. I” was created with original material by Dani Solano. Dani was raised in Miami and graduated from FIU, after which she pursued her dance career and landed a role in the Step Up movie series, Step Up: Revolution, and went on to work with choreographers Parris Goebel, Tanisha Scott, Aisha Francis, and Tracy Phillips. She has danced alongside artists such as Pitbull, J. Balvin, Bad Bunny, Daddy Yankee, Maluma, Flo Rida, and Becky G. Dani combines creativity in specialized choreography with consistent mindfulness of technique and positioning, a perfect choice for any contemporary dancer looking for specialized choreography for performance. Dani focuses on alignment, body placement, dynamics, improvisation, use of plié, mirroring, and more!

The video is designed for a range of skill levels, including beginner through advanced, with stunning choreography demonstrated from a combination of genres to include “Traditional Ballet”, “Modern Movement”, “Acrobatic Artistry”, and “Jazz Fusion”, while also utilizing the skills developed from the video library for “Extreme Stretch & Flexibility”. Dance: The Cutting Edge streaming videos are professionally filmed with multiple camera angles, allowing you to experience detailed demonstrations and breakdowns, as though the instructors are right there with you. You learn from the best—our team is knowledgeable and infectiously energetic. This series is a must have for the serious dancer’s library!

Contemporary Choreography Vol. II Series: Beginner-Advanced

Note: Syllabus in Choreo series is a one page description of the routine. (Complimentary)

“Dance: The Cutting Edge-Contemporary Choreography Series: Vol. II” was created by passionate choreography artist Adri Lu. Adri Lu combines creativity in choreography with consistent mindfulness of technique and positioning – a perfect choice for any contemporary dancer looking for choreography for performance. Since Contemporary Dance doesn’t have established movement patterns, it borrows from other dance forms for step and rhythm combinations. It includes moves like jetés, legato, inversions, lyrical steps, lunges, pirouettes, and more!

This video series is for a range of skill levels, including beginner through advanced, with creative choreography of steps demonstrated from a combination of genres to include “Traditional Ballet”, “Modern Movement”, “Acrobatic Artistry”, and “Jazz Fusion”, while also utilizing the skills developed from the video library for “Extreme Stretch & Flexibility”. Dance: The Cutting Edge videos use various camera angles and high-definition views of each step, slow-motion breakdowns, and corrections for incorrect technique. Innovative new drills help dancers build confidence, tap into their artistic energy, and help them create new routines! This video series is a must-have for the dancer seeking to become a professional.

Musical Theater Choreography Series: Beginner-Advanced

Note: Syllabus in Choreo series is a one page description of the routine. (Complimentary)

“Dance: The Cutting Edge-Musical Theater Choreography Series” was created with brand new material by Kimberly Beck Thomson, an award-winning choreographer. Kimberly offers creative choreography with consistent mindfulness of technique and stage presence – a perfect choice for any dancer looking to add to their repertoire. The script, the score, and the soundtrack of any Musical Theater performance will inform the dancer of how best to present their talents. The video series will feature guest choreographers who share their experience and expertise with students. Whether it’s the collaborations of Rodgers and Hammerstein, with their soaring piano melodies about Oklahoma!, or the poetic and eccentric songs of CATS by Andrew Lloyd Webber, musical theater dancers must adapt and change to the music and vision of the artist they dance for.

The series is designed for a range of skill levels, including beginner through advanced, with creative choreography demonstrated from a combination of genres to include “Traditional Ballet”, “Modern Movement”, and “Jazz Fusion”. Dance: The Cutting Edge streaming videos are shot with multiple camera angles to provide students with a 360 degree view of every step. This series is a terrific resource for studio owners, dance instructors, artistic directors, and school dance programs. No dancer should be without DTCE’s Musical Theater Choreography Series!

Lyrical Choreography Series: Beginner-Advanced

Note: Syllabus in Choreo series is a one page description of the routine. (Complimentary)

DTCE’s Lyrical Series pushes dancers to grow as both technicians and artists. The Lyrical Series is an excellent extension of DTCE’s Ballet, Jazz, and Modern Series, as the lyrical style is a unique fusion of these techniques. Lyrical dance is an expressive dance style that frequently tells a story and requires an emotional performance from the dancer. Lyrical dance movements are graceful and fluid, with notably high leaps and finishing steps held for as long as possible. Dancers will increase their technical range, while also enjoying the artistic freedom offered in the lyrical style! The DTCE Lyrical Series is a must for any dancer looking to expand their movement repertoire.

Ballroom Choreography Series: Beginner-Advanced

Note: Syllabus in Choreo series is a one page description of the routine. (Complimentary)

“Dance: The Cutting Edge-Ballroom Choreography Series” was created for any dancer with a passion for the Ballroom genre. This video offers fresh options for choreographed routines to use in performance. Ballroom dance is more complex as each dancer is working in class or in tandem with a partner. Timing, frame, and foot placement are the foundations needed to excel in this genre of dance. Ballroom dance offers a variety of styles from the basic Waltz, to the quick paced Cha-Cha-Cha, to the difficult to master Argentine Tango!

The video series is for a range of skill levels, including beginner through advanced, with creative choreography of steps. Whether you are a novice just interested in Ballroom or a dancer looking to expand your range, “Dance: The Cutting Edge-Ballroom Choreography Series” was made for you! Dance: The Cutting Edge streaming videos are shot with multiple camera angles to provide students with a 360 degree view of every step. This series is a terrific resource for studio owners, dance instructors, artistic directors, and school dance programs.

Modern Choreography Series: Beginner-Advanced

Note: Syllabus in Choreo series is a one page description of the routine. (Complimentary)

“Dance: The Cutting Edge-Modern Choreography Series” was developed for Modern dancers anxious to utilize their skills with choreography. Modern Dance is known to be a more fluid, improvisational category of dance that does not rely on specific combinations of steps. Modern dancers are challenged in creating new dance routines while engaging an audience.

The video series is for a range of skill levels, including beginner through advanced, with creative combinations of steps demonstrated from the DTCE video library of “Modern Movement” while also utilizing skills from a combination of genres to include “Traditional Ballet”, “Extreme Stretch & Flexibility”, “Acrobatic Artistry”, and “Ultimate Conditioning.” Dance: The Cutting Edge streaming videos are professionally filmed with various camera angles, allowing you to experience detailed demonstrations and breakdowns, as though the instructors are right there with you. You learn from the best!

Primary Choreography Series

Note: Syllabus in Choreo series is a one page description of the routine. (Complimentary)

“Dance: The Cutting Edge-Primary Choreography Series: For Tots” was created with fresh new material by Kimberly Beck Thomson, an award-winning choreographer. Kimberly loves the impish energy of dancing tots and has created age appropriate choreography with an attitude of fun, dance technique, and charming performance. Exciting guest choreographers will add their expertise to this engaging series!

This video was developed for tots ages 3-6 just learning how to combine previously learned steps into combinations for dance performance. These include combinations from Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Hip Hop. Dancers should learn the steps within the DTCE “Primary for Tots” video series, followed by this charming choreography to simply delight the young dancers. Dance: The Cutting Edge videos are an awesome resource for studio owners, dance instructors, artistic directors, school dance programs—and daycares too!