Performing Arts

Latin Dance

Grades: 4-12 (Half Day or Full Day)

Program: Performing Arts

Curriculum Connections: Dance, Social Studies

The rich history and traditions of Latin dance are highlighted in this active and inspiring program. Students will develop a rich vocabulary of Latin dance styles and demonstrate their understanding of these dance forms through creation and performance.

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

Program Objectives
By the end of the Latin Dance program, students will:

  • Explore a wide range of traditional and contemporary Latin American music and dance styles
  • Collaborate to create and perform Latin dance routines
  • Demonstrate their unique way of moving through Latin rhythms

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