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photo credit: Mikki Schaffner

photo credit: Mikki Schaffner

Pones: Laboratory of Movement

Dancing on the Globe

Curriculum: Dance, 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.

  • Students will choose which environmental elements they will show when creating their dance.
  • Students will choose how their body will represent the landscapes, objects, or characters needed to tell a story using dance.
  • Students will learn dances from around the globe, such as, the Kakilambe from Guinea West Africa, Salsa from Cuba, and Bollywood from Mumbai, India.

Recommended Ages: Grades 3-12

Maximum Audience: 30

Length: 60 minutes

Cost: $85 per workshop

Max #Sessions per Day: 3