Performing Arts

Primary Hip Hop

Category Performing Arts

Grades K-4 (half-day)

Curriculum Connections Dance, Language, Social Studies

Experience the wonderful world of expressive movement in this imaginative workshop. Your students work with a professional dancer to explore the elements of dance – body, energy, relationship, space and time. Creative movement, hip hop style!

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 the elements of Hip Hop be a tool for self expression?

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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