DanceTAG (Teaching Artists Group) meets Sunday, February 23 for “Everybody Moves” (see more…)
Drawing on the work of pioneering composer/music educator Emile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865-1950), Karen Clemente will lead a workshop that harnesses the power and delight of rhythm. Karen will share interesting and complex movement activities that she learned from the leading Dalcroze expert David Frego (taught with his permission) as well as her own. Great ideas to incorporate into all sorts of teaching!
Martha Eddy, CMA, RSMT, will present the findings of her research on the role of dance in violence prevention and share dance strategies she has developed for a range of experiences from conflict, prejudice, bullying, abuse, verbal to non-verbal miscommunication, and violence. Special attention will be paid to somatic responses to the continuum from stress to violence, including lack of empathy, negativity, ridicule, and the wear and tear of ongoing social-emotional tension. Movement activities highlight these experiences and entry points to community bui
Come learn about Teresa VanDenend Sorge’s method of designing dynamic and feasible performances by students in school settings. She developed this model through Koresh Kids Dance, a series of weekly classes in schools that culminate in performances made out of class “rituals” and poetry, and draws on the language of hip hop to collaboratively build a dance with children. The model can be adapted to a variety of situations. She will demonstrate her model and share videos of the performances.
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