XpressIt Dance Center – Lyrical
a dance form which fuses Modern dance, Jazz, and Ballet. The goal of the lyrical dancer is to convey the emotion of a song’s lyrics through dance. Intense emotional expression of the face and body are necessary to tell a story that evolves along the lines of the song to which lyrical dance is performed. Characteristic of this style is flowing dance moves that connect throughout the dance. The upper body movements are generally quite different from ballet styles, and are similar to those seen in Modern or Jazz.