Performing Arts

Dance Explorations

Category Performing Arts

Grades 4-12 (half- or full-day)

Curriculum Connections Performing Arts, Social Studies

The wonders of dance are highlighted in this active, inspiring and rewarding programme. Students discover the rich history and traditions of dance in a new and exciting way.

Pick your tradition or style: African or Latin American.

Programme Objectives

By the end of the African dance programme, students will:

  • Explore a wide range of traditional African dance styles
  • Reflect on the cathartic nature of dance expression
  • Compose and perform a collaborative dance piece reflecting their newly acquired African dance skills

 

By the end of the Latin dance programme, students will:

  • Explore a wide range of traditional Latin American drum and dance styles
  • Reflect on the cathartic nature of dance expression
  • Demonstrate their unique way of moving through Latin rhythms

 

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