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Dance Hall Days: Explore Dances of 1910-1940

from The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts

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Get moving while you explore how dance in the ragtime era pushed societal norms with Teaching Artist Christopher Yaeger. Listen to the big band music of the early dance halls in the United States while learning the one-step, the jitterbug, and the Charleston.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $175.00
By Request Premium: $150.00


An invoice will be sent once the program is requested and confirmed through CILC. For questions regarding your invoice, please email Hannah Elias, helias@thecowlescenter.org

Length

55 Minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

6

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Community Interests, Social Studies/History, Fine Arts, Foreign/World Languages, Health/Physical Education, Language Arts/English, Performing Arts


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)



Booking Information

This program is available Monday-Friday between 9:00-4:00 PM Central Time

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs canceled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice.

About This Provider

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The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts

Minneapolis, MN
United States

The Cowles Center is the flagship center for dance in Downtown Minneapolis, dedicated to providing a performance, rehearsal and administrative home to more than 15 Minnesota arts organizations and educational resources statewide. Integral to the Center’s mission is providing high-quality arts education to students throughout the State of Minnesota.

Contact:
Elyse Chambers
echambers@thecowlescenter.org
6122063643

Program Details

Format

1. Learn classic dance steps from 1910-1940
2. Discuss how the dances pressed the boundaries of that era

Objectives

1. Learn classic dance steps from 1910-1940
2. Discuss how the dances pressed the boundaries of that era

Standards Alignment

National Standards

National Standards:
Content Standard: 1: Identifying and demonstrating movement elements and skills in performing dance
- Students accurately identify and demonstrate basic dance steps, positions, and patterns for dance from two different styles or traditions
- Students demonstrate accurate memorization and reproduction of movement sequences
- Students describe the action and movement elements observed in a dance, using appropriate movement/dance vocabulary
- Content Standard: 3: Understanding dance as a way to create and communicate meaning
- - Students observe and explain how different accompaniment (such as sound, music, spoken text) can affect the meaning of a dance
- Content Standard: 5: Demonstrating and understanding dance in various cultures and historical periods
- - Students competently perform folk and/or classical dances from various cultures; describe similarities and differences in steps and movement styles