Methods and Techniques

Apr 3, 2018
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Welcome to Cenla’s Elite Studio & Cheer Team, where the performing arts flourish! As an Arts & Entertainment - Performing Arts studio, we are committed to nurturing and developing the skills and talents of aspiring performers. Our studio is known for offering a wide range of methods and techniques that cover various disciplines, helping individuals hone their craft and become elite performers.

Embracing Different Methods

At Cenla’s Elite Studio & Cheer Team, we believe in the power of versatility. That's why we offer an array of methods that cater to different performing arts disciplines. Whether you are passionate about dance, acting, singing, or cheerleading, our studio has the perfect method for you.

Dance Techniques

Dance is a captivating art form that requires discipline, strength, and grace. Our studio offers a range of dance techniques, including ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap, and hip-hop. Our experienced instructors are dedicated to nurturing your talent, helping you perfect your technique, and encouraging individual expression through movement.


Ballet is a foundational dance style that focuses on precision, control, and elegance. Our ballet classes provide a solid technical base, teaching proper posture, alignment, and ballet vocabulary. With an emphasis on technique and artistry, our ballet program helps students develop strength, flexibility, and gracefulness.


Jazz dance is energetic, dynamic, and full of personality. Our jazz classes combine various styles, including Broadway, contemporary, and funk. Students learn to express themselves through intricate footwork, fluid movements, and transitions. With an emphasis on style and performance, our jazz program encourages creativity and builds confidence.


Contemporary dance is a fusion of various dance styles, incorporating elements of ballet, modern dance, and improvisation. Our contemporary classes promote self-expression, emotional connection, and pushing boundaries. Students explore different movement qualities, learn to articulate their personal stories, and develop their own unique style.


Tap dance is all about rhythm and precision. Our tap classes focus on developing musicality, coordination, and intricate footwork. Students learn to create rhythmic patterns, syncopations, and sync their movements with various music genres. Tap dance at our studio is a celebration of rhythm and self-expression.


Hip-hop dance is vibrant, energetic, and rooted in urban culture. Our hip-hop classes teach students the fundamentals of hip-hop movement, groove, and style. From intricate isolations to dynamic choreography, our hip-hop program embraces individuality, encourages freestyle, and fosters a sense of community.

Acting Techniques

Acting is the art of bringing characters and stories to life. At Cenla’s Elite Studio & Cheer Team, we offer a comprehensive range of acting techniques that allow students to explore different approaches and develop their acting skills.

Stanislavski Method

The Stanislavski Method, also known as "Method Acting," is a technique developed by Russian actor and director Constantin Stanislavski. This method encourages actors to draw from personal experiences to create authentic and emotionally truthful performances. Our studio guides students in understanding subtext, character development, and emotional connection, allowing them to fully immerse themselves in their roles.

Meisner Technique

The Meisner Technique, developed by American actor Sanford Meisner, focuses on listening, reacting, and responding truthfully in the given moment. Our Meisner classes help students develop their instincts, enhance their emotional awareness, and build strong connections with scene partners. Through improvisation and repetition exercises, students learn to be fully present and create compelling performances.

Physical Theatre

Physical Theatre explores the use of the body as a primary means of storytelling. Our physical theatre classes emphasize movement techniques, mime, clowning, and ensemble work. Students learn to communicate through physicality, gestures, and facial expressions, enabling them to convey powerful narratives non-verbally.

Vocal Techniques

Your voice is a powerful instrument, and our studio believes in nurturing its potential. Whether you aspire to be a singer or musical theater performer, our vocal techniques classes aim to cultivate your unique voice and enhance your vocal skills.

Breathing and Support

Proper breathing and support are essential for vocal health and control. Our breathing and support classes teach students techniques to maximize breath capacity, develop breath control, and support their vocal performances. Understanding the mechanics of breathing enables students to produce rich, resonant tones, and project their voices with confidence.

Vocal Range and Technique

Expanding vocal range and mastering technique are fundamental aspects of vocal training. Our vocal range and technique classes include exercises that help students explore different vocal registers, develop smooth transitions between them, and strengthen their vocal muscles. This foundation allows students to tackle diverse musical styles and excel in their performances.

Performance and Interpretation

A compelling performance involves more than just hitting the right notes. Our performance and interpretation classes focus on developing stage presence, emotional connection, and storytelling through song. Students learn to interpret lyrics, infuse songs with personal expression, and engage and captivate their audience.

Cheerleading Techniques

Cheerleading embodies athleticism, teamwork, and showmanship. Our cheerleading techniques classes aim to develop well-rounded cheerleaders who possess the skills and confidence needed to excel in this demanding discipline.

Choreography and Stunts

Choreography and stunts are an integral part of cheerleading routines. Our choreography and stunts classes teach students exciting routines, synchronized movements, and impressive stunts, elevating their performances to new heights. Safety is our priority, and our experienced instructors ensure that proper techniques and spotting are taught to minimize the risk of injuries.

Dance Elements in Cheerleading

Cheerleading often incorporates dance elements to enhance the entertainment value of performances. Our dance elements in cheerleading classes help students refine their dance technique, synchronize movements as a team, and seamlessly integrate dance into cheer routines. By focusing on coordination, timing, and precision, students develop a strong foundation in both cheerleading and dance.

Vocal Projection and Cheers

Strong vocal projection is vital for cheerleaders, allowing them to lead chants, cheers, and engage the crowd. Our vocal projection and cheers classes teach students techniques to project their voices clearly, proper diction, and how to effectively lead the crowd in cheerleading routines. Through consistent practice, students gain confidence in their vocal abilities, ensuring their spirit and enthusiasm reaches every corner of the arena.

At Cenla’s Elite Studio & Cheer Team, we are dedicated to providing our students with the highest quality of training in various methods and techniques. Our experienced instructors, state-of-the-art facilities, and supportive environment create the perfect platform for aspiring performers to unleash their potential. Join us and embark on a journey of artistic growth, self-discovery, and elite achievement!

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Alberto Belli
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