Performing Arts

Primary Hip Hop

Category Performing Arts

Grades K-4 (half-day)

Curriculum Connections Performing Arts, Language

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 piece.

Experience the wonderful world of expressive movement in this imaginative workshop! Your students work with a professional dancer to explore sensory, contrast, tempo, direction and full-body coordination. Creative movement, hip hop style!

Key Inquiry Question: How does experimenting with the elements of dance impact our connection to hip hop?

Programme Objectives

By the end of the programme, students will:

  • Demonstrate an awareness of the elements of dance, including body, space, time, energy and relationships
  • Perform a dance piece using basic body positions, movement skills and simple movement patterns
  • Explore the history of hip hop culture

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