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Pones: Laboratory of Movement

Dancing on the Globe

Curriculum: Dance, Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies, STEM

Students will learn how to use the basic elements of dance (body, energy, space and time) to communicate an environment and culture through non-verbal movements. They will look at the world in a new way, via the lens of dance in cultures from around the globe through original and learned choreography.

Dancing on the Globe will help students:

  • Think globally and encourage cultural empathy
  • Choose how their body will represent the landscapes, objects, or characters needed to tell a story using dance
  • Learn dances from around the globe, such as, the Kakilambe from Guinea West Africa, Salsa from Cuba, and Bollywood from Mumbai


Recommended Grades: 3-12

Maximum Audience: 30

Length: 60 minutes

Cost: $255 for 3 days (3 workshops); $340 for 4 days (4 workshops)
For 2020-21: $300 for 3 workshops (minimum); $400 for 4 workshops (recommended)

Max #Sessions per Day: 3