2022-2023

2021-2022

2020-2021

2015-2016

2012-2013

Honorable Mention

2011-2012

Honorable Mention

2010-2011

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American Social Dance

Explore different styles of American social dance, from minuet and waltz to clogging and tap to jazz and soul to funk and hip-hop styles, through this engaging and fun offering. Students will learn the basic steps of dances from several eras in...

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Black Dance Evolution

This unit can happen as a singular session or a more in-depth 3-part series. In addition to fun facts shared during the session(s) about each dance form, Black Dance Evolution comes with a bonus reference list by the Teaching Artist. This is a...

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Creative Movement

In this fun and engaging class, students will use the BASTE dance elements (Body, Action, Space, Time and Energy) to creatively problem-solve physical tasks and use their bodies in motion as a tool of meaningful self-expression. 

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Flamenco

Embark on a journey through the culture, dance, and music of Spain. Students will have the opportunity to learn basic Flamenco steps, find common rhythm, and build on it with percussive footwork and hand clapping sequences to a total body...

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Hip Hop: Fundamentals of Breaking

Get ready to move in this energetic and engaging class on one of the most popular American dance forms. Through spinning on the grounds, kicking in the air, and top rocking the dance floor your class will discover what real Breaking is all about.

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Israeli Dance

Circle and line dances promoting togetherness and community. Dances range from beginner to advanced and incorporate footwork, rhythm, and musicality. Students will dive into Israeli culture and history in this exciting and joyful workshop.

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Jazz Dance: The History, Music and Movement

Through exploring simple, grooving rhythmic movements and using them to interact with one another and improvise, students get to experience the relationship between jazz dance, music, and history. Learn how jazz was born from a combination of...

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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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MovementWise

An invigorating, community-oriented dance class for adults 50+ who love a healthy, active lifestyle. MovementWise participants explore a wide variety of dance forms, from social dance and modern to ballet and percussive dance. Whether you’re a...

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Musical Theater Dance: 1950's - Today

This exciting class will teach short combinations to music from Tony Award winning musicals and will take participants through a tour of Musical Theater dance history from the Golden Age of Musicals to today. The dance combinations will be...

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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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Poetry & Motion

During this learning experience, students will explore how movement can be used to interpret poems they have read and discussed. Poem selections can be of the requester’s choosing or by Teaching Artist’s suggestion. This unit can be implemented as...

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Voguing

We will explore elements of New Way, Old Way, Runway and Vogue Fem performance – with an emphasis on understanding cultural and historical roots in the ballroom scene, evolution of the form, and the significance of community-based movement practices.

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