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Dance Hall Days: Explore Dances of 1910-1940

Get moving while you explore how dance in the ragtime era pushed societal norms with Teaching Artist Christopher Yaeger. Listen to the big band music of the early dance halls in the United States while learning the one-step, the jitterbug, and the...

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Dance in Popular Culture

Build an understanding of how race, class, gender, and ethnicity have shaped the American experience through popular culture. Try out the basic steps of iconic dances from several historical periods, learning about how social dance, movies, radio,...

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Flamenco: (Level 1) Tangos de Triana

Take a journey through Spanish culture with traditional Flamenco dance and guitar demonstration, followed by a lecture about Spanish history and culture. Students learn basic Flamenco steps and work in groups to create their own song based on...

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Flamenco: (Level 2) Tangos Gitanos

Expanding on the Flamenco Level One course, adding more complex rhythms and longer choreographic sequences. Delve deeper into Spanish history and culture with a lecture from Susana di Palma and give students the opportunity to apply what they’ve...

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Flamenco: (Level 3) Sevillanas

Learn the traditional partner dance performed at the Spring Fair in Sevilla with an explanatory lecture and lesson by Susana di Palma. Perfect for intermediate to advanced Spanish students, this course combines rhythm, movement, culture, history...

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Hip Hop: Fundamentals of Breaking

Trace the evolution of Hip Hop culture from its roots in New York City to its present place in the music industry. Through spinning on the grounds, kicking in the air, and top rocking the dance floor your class will discover what real Hip Hop is...

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Latin Social Dances: Merengue, Bachata, Cumbia, Mambo, Salsa

Trace the roots of Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cumbia, and Mambo back to their origin and discover where and how they are danced today. For students studying the Spanish language, our bilingual Teaching Artists will be happy to teach in Spanish to...

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Mexican Hat Dance

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...

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Moving through American History

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...

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Musical Theater Dance: 1950's - Today

Short combinations to music from Tony Award winning musicals will take participants through a tour of Musical Theater dance history from the Golden Age of Musicals to today. The dance combinations will be inspired by the original Broadway...

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Percussive Dance: Unlocking the Human Instrument

This class combines drumming and dance for beginning and advanced movers alike. We will go through the basic steps of physicalizing the beat as an individual and then build a soundscape as a class. This class is high energy, fun, and a great...

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Social Dance Party!

Learn about the basics of social dancing and its many varieties through discussion and then try it out for yourself. Social dances are an excellent way for students to build social skills, get moving, and just have fun!

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Soul Dance Celebration

Students will explore the fundamentals of these fun, energetic moves as they learn about the creative icons and the rich cultural dynamics of this time in American history. The workshop culminates in a festive Soul Train Line, where students can...

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Storytelling through Kathak: Classical Northern Indian Dance

Students will explore body percussion, how hand gestures can be used to tell a story, and basic patterns and positions. Finally they will learn to tell a simple story. Learning about the cultural and historical significance of Kathak is an...

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Swing Dance

Students will develop an appreciation for the history of swing dancing and its intersection with jazz. Basic swing elements such as syncopation, double-bounce groove, and footwork will provide an introduction to an era of important social and...

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The History, Music and Movement of Jazz Dance

Through learning simple rhythmic movements, students get to experience the relationship between jazz dance, history, and music. Learn how jazz was born from a combination of African and European movement styles to create a dance that is uniquely...

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