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The Mexican Hat Dance is a fun and easy way to learn about the culture and history of Mexico. Through a short lecture on the origins of the Mexican Hat Dance and a lesson on the basic movements, this class provides a great introduction to the rich history of Mexico. This class is available in both English and Spanish.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $175.00
By Request Premium: $150.00



Length

55 Minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

Minimum participants:

6

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

International, Community Interests, Social Studies/History, Fine Arts, Foreign/World Languages, Health/Physical Education, Career Education, Language Arts/English, Performing Arts, Character Education Dance


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)



Booking Information

This program is available Monday-Friday between 9:00-4;00 PM Central Time

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Provider's 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.

About This Provider

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The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts

Minneapolis, MN
United States

The Cowles Center is the flagship center for dance in Downtown Minneapolis, dedicated to providing a performance, rehearsal and administrative home to more than 15 Minnesota arts organizations and educational resources statewide. Integral to the Center’s mission is providing high-quality arts education to students throughout the State of Minnesota.

Contact:
Elyse Chambers
echambers@thecowlescenter.org
6122063643

Program Details

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.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

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 Standards

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