Learning Through Movement: Dance Workshops and Residencies
Mass Movement residencies consist of dynamic dance workshops that encourage creativity, deepen cultural awareness, and improve physical well-being. All programs are available virtually for remote learning online.
- Creative movement to encourage self-expression and physicalize language and story
- Ethnic and traditional dance forms (from African to European) to foster understanding of other cultures through their traditional movement styles and rhythmic patterns
- Contemporary dance to explore scientific and mathematical concepts through rhythm and physical movement.
Schools can choose any combination of dance workshop options to meet their classroom needs.
Audience Limit: 30
Curriculum Connection: Dance, Science, Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, African American Culture, American History, World Folk Traditions
African-American Culture: African Dance to Hip Hop
International Folk Dances from All Continents
Swing Dances from the World War II Era
English Language Arts:
Plot Development: Storytelling in Movement
Figurative Language: Abstraction, Similes, and Metaphors
Science and Mathematics:
Einstein Rules: Opposition, Gravity and Causality
Divide and Conquer: Math/Movement Games
Minimum of 2 workshops per day
2 Workshops: $500
Additional Workshops: $200
Residency Workshops: $150-$350
What is a residency?
Planning Fee based on scope of residency
Travel: $25 per day
Pricing may vary for weekends/out-of-school time
Processing Fee of $30 added to all contracts
Remote (live online)
School sets up link for remote meeting and makes the artist a co-host. Screen share must be enabled, however please turn off ‘annotation’ feature. Artist may need to sign on 20-30 minutes prior to the meeting to check sound levels. A representative from the school must be on the call and mute students as needed. Please introduce the performer as an Arts for Learning Massachusetts artist.
1 reserved parking space
1 Bottle of water
A teacher in the room to support artist and address student needs.