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Dance Residencies

As a guest artist in schools, Barbara Pearson teaches dance and movement and helps children make meaningful connections to other areas of the curriculum. Children identify and gain experience with the basic elements of dance; they learn to warm up the body and

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to do simple dance combinations and routines; they choreograph and perform original dances and movement studies alone and in groups. Skills learned in the artistic process reinforce literacy, critical thinking, and problem-solving and other learning abilities. Through movement exploration children show understanding of and give meaning to topics studied in the classroom. Music, visual arts, theatrical arts and creative writing can be integrated into the project.

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Residency specifications:
Age range:
Early childhood through middle/ junior high

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Time Frame:
Minimum 5 days, but 10 or more days are recommended. Artist does 3 or 4 one-hour sessions per day. Pre-planning and mid-residency planning sessions with staff required. School needs to designate planning team and contact person. Facility requirements - large open room (large classroom, gym or multi-purpose room) with clean uncluttered floor. Group size no more than 30 at a time. multiple intelligence

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Sample Residencies
Here are sample residency topics that will integrate well with your pre-school through elementary curriculum (view residency customers):


Science

  • Meteorology in Motion (principles of the science of weather)

  • Force, Motion and the Simple Machine (physics of motion)

  • Mysteries of the Deep (life under the sea)

  • Coyotes, Cactus, and Canyons (ecosystem of the Southwest desert)

  • Spinning through Space (planets and stars in science and legend)

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Mathematics

  • Movin' Mathematics (patterns, numbers, shapes, proportion, measurement)

Reading and Language Arts

  • Leapin' Legends (reading and comprehension skills)

  • Rhythms of Writing (movement as a springboard for creative writing)

Multicultural Awareness and Tolerance

  • Passport to World Cultures (dances and tales from around the world)

  • Native American Animal Legends

  • Shout, Tap and Rap (history of African-Americans in dance and music)


Social Studies

  • Passport to Pennsylvania

  • Regions of the U.S.: Their Land and People

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  • Family Trees and Community Ties

  • Rennaissance Life through Dance and Music


Related Arts

  • Feel the Beat, Dance the Style (movement and music)

  • Dance in the Gallery (movement and the visual arts)

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