Performing Arts

Urban Dance

Category Performing Arts

Grades 5-12 (full-day)

Curriculum Connections Performing Arts, Social Studies

From street to stage, urban dance presents new ways to move. Your students develop their own urban dance vocabulary, and become acquainted with a method of expression through movement and discovery.

Programme Objectives

By the end of the programme, students will:

  • explore a wide range of urban dance styles including break dancing, hip hop, krumping and stomp, pop and lock, and house dance
  • Demonstrate basic movement skills in one or more world dance forms studied, and identify the terminology associated with each.
  • Identify commonalities among various dance forms (e.g., steps, patterns, choreography) by creating a collaborative piece

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