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Program Flyer: Mexican Hat Dance

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Content Provider   The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts  2010-11, 2011-12 Honorable Mention, 2012-13 Honorable Mention
Contact Information   Emily Ban
education@thecowlescenter.org
528 Hennepin Ave S
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN  55403
United States
Phone: (612) 206-3640
Fax: (612) 436-4074
Program Type   Individual Program
Program Rating      based on 18 evaluation(s).
Target Audience   Education: Kindergarten, Grade(s): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners, Public Library: Library Patrons
Maximum Number of Participants   30 students (depending on area)
Minimum Number of Participants   6 students
Primary Disciplines   Career Education, Character Education, Collaboration, Community Interests, Fine Arts, Foreign/World Languages, Health/Physical Education, International, Performing Arts, Social Studies/History, Standards, Dance
Program Description   This class is a fun way to celebrate our southern neighbors. The Mexican Hat Dance is easy and very enjoyable to learn. Students will learn the traditional dance, which is still incorporated in celebrations today. We'll discuss the different influences from around the world that contributed to today's Mexican Hat Dance.
Program Format   1. Demonstration by teaching artist
2. Introduction to what the Mexican Hat Dance is and its significance to the Mexican culture
3. Students learn the basic moves that make up the Mexican Hat Dance
4. Combine movement with music
5. Perform without teacher
Objectives   Have fun while learning a culturally rich traditional dance.
National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns   National Standards:
Content Standard: 1: Identifying and demonstrating movement elements and skills in performing dance
- Students accurately identify and demonstrate basic dance steps, positions, and patterns for dance from two different styles or traditions
- Students demonstrate accurate memorization and reproduction of movement sequences
- Students describe the action and movement elements observed in a dance, using appropriate movement/dance vocabulary
- Content Standard: 3: Understanding dance as a way to create and communicate meaning
- - Students observe and explain how different accompaniment (such as sound, music, spoken text) can affect the meaning of a dance
- Content Standard: 5: Demonstrating and understanding dance in various cultures and historical periods
- - Students competently perform folk and/or classical dances from various cultures; describe similarities and differences in steps and movement styles
State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns   Sent upon request
Program Length   40 minute minimum 1:15 minute maximum
By Request   This program is available by request ONLY
Program Cost   By Request Cost: $175.00
By Request Cost with Premium Service: $150.00 What's this?
Cancellation Policy   We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice.
Is recording allowed?   No
Recording Notes   Recording is permitted with prior approval from content provider.
Program Delivery Mode(s)   Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider   We require schools to dial in to our IP address. Our IP number is 50.77.63.74
A test connection session must be scheduled and conducted prior to delivery of program.

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