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Will B Bell began his formal training with the dance competition circut at the age of 15 in the Baltimore area. After high school, Will attended Towson University where he recieved his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance Performance. During his collegiate years, Will had the opportunity to train in prestigious summer programs, such as the Ailey School and the Lines Ballet School. During his training at Towson University, he studied heavily and worked under Linda Denise Fish...read more
Will's class begins with elements from the McGovern Method, combined with Horton Technique. This includes a series of rolldowns and flat backs, awakening the spine. Progressing through the warmup inlcudes a series of isolations, deep stretches, and a modified ballet center is emphasized before doing a series of Jazz across the floor exercises that focus heavily on foundation, correct placement, weight changes, and style
Dance combinations, usually contain familiar movement vocabulary that were learned in the across the floor exercises that can sometimes fuse different styles, but heavily focus on jazz technique. Music can range from musicals from the Golden AGE era, to Disco, to soulful Rhythm and Blues. An atmosphere is created during class that allow a sense of freedom by bringing out a sense of a who a dancer is to help push their artistic and technical boundaries. Character shoes/heels are encouraged but not required for ladies.