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Moving through American History

from The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts

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Take a trip through American History, from jazz to soul, from funk to hip hop in this engaging and fun lesson. Students will learn the basic steps of dances from several eras in American history as well as connect these dances to specific locations, movements, and events.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $175.00
By Request Premium: $150.00


An invoice will be sent once the program is requested and confirmed through CILC. For questions regarding your invoice, please email Hannah Elias, helias@thecowlescenter.org

Length

55 Minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Minimum participants:

6

Maximum participants:

35


Primary Disciplines

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


Program Delivery Mode

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



Booking Information

This program is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 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

Students can expect to move through a warm up, learn steps and put them together into a phrase.

Objectives

1. Learn basic steps and styles from several eras (or a focused era) of American History.
2. Connect these styles to their times and locations within the historical development of the United States
3. Provide a non-traditional and arts-integrated mode of history learning

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