Performing Arts

Latin Dance

Category Performing Arts

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

Curriculum Connections Dance, Canadian & World Studies, Social Studies

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

Your students will learn about the rich historic and cultural roots of various dance forms, experiment with dance techniques and culminate with an expressive, collaborative dance piece.

Key Inquiry Question: How can traditional Latin dances influence today’s dance styles?

Programme Objectives
By the end of the 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

Please click here to download a comprehensive Education Resource Kit prepared by Harbourfront Centre School Visits educators.