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The Jazz Bucket list
By ItzBrittXOX
On Sun Jul 01, 2012 06:47 AM

So I've been looking around and heaps of people seem to have these things called "bucket lists" which is basically what they want to achieve before they die or turn 20 or something like that. Everyone is different. Then I had the Idea that we could make a Dance bucket list of things we want to achieve while we are dancers. Eg.

- An airial
- Win a competition
- Dance for the prime minister

We could all contribute to make a nice good list and then complete it. The Ideas can be out their but they need to be achievable. For example, dancing on the sun isn't possible.
So what do you guys think? Do you think its a good Idea and if so, what are some Ideas for the bucket list..?

Once we have a good amount of Ideas I'll make another post or someone else can do it, and we'll start to cross of out achievements. Maybe if it works even turn it into a sticky.

You may have seen a similar post on the ballet board. My friend made it. And told me to make one for Jazz. So I have her permission to post this :)

9 Replies to The Jazz Bucket list

re: The Jazz Bucket list
By caitydancerr
On Wed Jul 04, 2012 04:09 AM
I think I actually commented on your friend's ballet bucket post :]
I'm a jazz dancer so I might as well make a Jazz Bucket List too.

- have a near perfect middle leap
- have my middle/straddle split
- get my switch leap

That's about it. :) I'll add more once I accomplish these.
re: The Jazz Bucket list
By chfls01
On Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:40 AM
before they turn 20? thats a random age...
for the longest time every year my new years resolution was to get my middle split. i still dont them, or i did for a little while a long time ago but I dont have them anymore.
My new goal is to get my side leaps back before the end of the year.
re: The Jazz Bucket list
By kicklinequeenmember has saluted, click to view salute photos
On Mon Jul 16, 2012 04:38 AM
I want to become a more consistent turner and improve my control!
re: The Jazz Bucket list
By pointshoe16
On Mon Jul 16, 2012 05:46 PM
do a triple pirouette
re: The Jazz Bucket list
By camymac_dancer
On Sat Jul 21, 2012 04:28 PM
Ooh! Jazz is my favorite! Here's mine:
~Land my triple pirouette (on my left)
~Get more than a double pirouette on my right
~Perfect my battment
~Get all three of my splits
re: The Jazz Bucket list
By dancer7210
On Mon Sep 03, 2012 07:06 PM
Get a quadrupial on my left (this year because im so close!)
get a 6 inch hyper extended split(all 3)
have a 180 degree switch leap
perfect tilt
re: The Jazz Bucket list
By jazzpanda
On Tue Sep 04, 2012 09:10 PM
Hmmm I'm hoping to achieve all of the following by my studio's recital in June...:D
-double pirouettes, both sides, then triples
-DON'T freak out on across the floor turns(chaines,piques,etc.)
-clean my axel turns
-get all three splits
-higher battements/extensions
-more confidence :)
That's it for now! I might add more later on.
re: The Jazz Bucket list
By balletgirl4ever
On Tue Sep 04, 2012 09:17 PM
I want to be able to do an ariel and improve the amount of overall steps I know so that when I preform I can do lots of steps on the spot. I also want to get triple pirouettes.
re: The Jazz Bucket list
By GlitzAgain
On Fri Sep 07, 2012 02:37 AM
I dont dance anymore but I would have loved to get my double leg turn without any flaws. I did a triple once. lol, just once!

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