BOOKS THAT DANCE!
This residency will guide children to improvise imaginatively in response to the language and visual imagery from children’s books. (Examples: The Tiny
Seed, Esperanza Rising) Grades PK-8.
SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING
This residency will explore the basics of dance/movement, includes a writing day, a visual arts component, and culminates with students creating and sharing original choreography around one of the 5 components of SEL. Grades PK-8.
DANCE AT SCHOOL
Students participate in arts activities and receive instruction during the regular school day. The result is deeper understanding and appreciation of the art form and to give your students exposure to high quality arts education that is currently not offered in your school. Program fees are nominal. Dance at School offers two programs: First Position and World of Dance. These workshops are made possible through funding provided by Support the Arts License grant and the Arts in Education: Curriculum-Based Project Grants.
WORLD OF DANCE
Introduction to basic dance skills, history and culture of selected dance genres, and the study of the World Dances: i.e. Salsa, Tarantella, Gumboot, Hip Hop, and more. Dance studies can be tied to social studies curriculum (i.e. U.S. or World).
An introduction to dance pedagogy and resources to support the use of creative movement in P12 classrooms. The program addresses the psychomotor, affective, and cognitive domains of learning. Workshop participants will actively explore basic dance concepts and consider adaptation in their content area(s). Program fees are nominal. These workshops are made possible through funding provided by Arts in Educations: Curriculum-Based Project Grants.