Contemporary dance is a genre of concert dance that employs systems and methods found in modern dance and postmodern dance, as well as classical ballet. Contemporary dance draws on modern dance techniques as well as newer philosophies of movement that depart from classical dance techniques by altogether omitting structured form and movement. A strong basis of Jazz, Ballet and Modern techniques are required for entry to this style of dance. All three classes are required for entry into contemporary classes. Suggested classes that will help further this study: Acrobatics and Leaps and Turns.