Move, Think, Share: Teaching Dance for Children

Presented by Massachusetts Dance Education Organization (MADEO) and Tufts University Dance Department
WHERE
Tufts University Jackson Gym Dance Lab 50 Talbot Ave, Medford
WHEN
December 2 — 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
COST
Free for MADEO/NDEO members and college students, $15 BDA Members, $18 General Public
Teacher
Catherine Gallant
Genre
Children's Dance
Who is this class for?
Adults

Come and play with movement ideas that will spark dance making for children of all ages. Special focus will be on engaging students ages 3-5 years old in creative dance and dance literacy. Emphasis will be placed on an analysis of developmentally appropriate content and strategies for exploring movement with very young students.

Catherine Gallant is a dancer, teacher and choreographer whose works have been performed in traditional venues as well as in public spaces. Catherine is an expert on the work of Isadora Duncan and performs and teaches internationally with Dances by Isadora and Catherine Gallant/DANCE. Catherine served on the writing committee of the Blueprint for the Arts in DANCE and leads workshops for the Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) and the NYCDOE.  She is the dance educator at PS 89 and is featured in the recent PBS documentary, PS Dance! Catherine is a graduate of the Boston Conservatory and holds an MFA in Dance from Temple University.