Jazz/Lyrical: Int/Adv & Adv Teen


This class is taught by:

Jessica Parr

Jessica Parr: Company Co-Director
With over 12 years experience as an independent dance instructor and choreographer, Jessica's choreography in jazz, lyrical, ballet, pointe and tap have won numerous local, regional and national awards. Dancers, who were trained by Jessica, have worked in music videos, theatre, television, motion pictures, have been accepted into impressive dance companies and have become dance instructors and choreographers themselves. Her experience includes teaching at studios throughout Orange and Los Angeles counties in California from 2000-2006 then in Gaston and Mecklenburg counties in North and South Carolina from January 2008-April 2012. After which, she returned to California and started working with South Coast in Spring of 2012. Additional experience includes High School dance choreographer in Pacifica Dance Program from 1997-2000. Jessica is a well-rounded and gifted dance instructor who desires to share her talents by influencing others thru teaching. Jessica believes in motivating and educating students of all levels and from all walks of life. She helps them to feel confident about their bodies, skills and talent, while building self-esteem, confidence, and discipline to reach dreams.

Tasha Skipps

Tasha has been dancing since the age of 5, and spent 12 years training at South Coast in styles such as contemporary, jazz, hip hop, ballet, tap and musical theater. She has won numerous awards and titles dancing with South Coast's Company, which she was a part of for 10 years, including being named Miss Headliner 2 years in a row and receiving top honors for her solo pieces. Tasha was invited to participate in the Rockette Summer Intensive and trained with the Joffrey Ballet Summer Intensive in New York City in 2010, as well as being accepted into The Joffrey Ballet School program for Jazz and Contemporary Dance. In addition to dance, Tasha has performed in numerous plays at South Coast, with her first starring role at the age of 11 as "Dorothy" in THE WIZARD OF OZ. Other roles have included "Annie" in ANNIE, Little Red in INTO THE WOODS and "Diana Morales" in a children's version of A CHORUS LINE.  Most recently Tasha Performed the role of "Rita" in WHITE CHRISTMAS at Goldenwest College and a Mermaid/Indian Dancer in PETER PAN with Tustin's Broadway in the Park 3D Theatricals.

Upcoming classes:

  • Wed Dec 12 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Wed Dec 19 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Wed Jan 09 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Wed Jan 16 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Wed Jan 23 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Wed Jan 30 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Wed Feb 06 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Tasha Skipps
  • Wed Feb 13 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Wed Feb 20 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Wed Feb 27 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Wed Mar 06 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Tasha Skipps
  • Wed Mar 13 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Wed Mar 20 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Wed Mar 27 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Wed Apr 03 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Tasha Skipps
  • Wed Apr 10 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Jessica Parr