Tag: dance teacher

5 Ways to Begin a Creative Movement Class

Dance teachers love to create an environment that is engaging, collaborative, and productive for student learning. A reliable invitation to begin class, especially in creative movement, can connect students to one another and root them in a sense of purpose and excitement for the movement opportunities that await. Thoughtful consideration for how to begin a […]

Eight Contactless Corrections Your Students Can Give Themselves

When it comes to teaching dance, few tools are more effective than hands-on corrections. As the COVID-19 pandemic has overtaken the globe, dance classes have either shifted to virtual platforms or socially distant classrooms where no physical contact is allowed. We’ve all had to adapt our teaching styles to ensure students continue to improve until […]

Here's How You Can Help a Dancer Who's Dealing With Trauma

Chances are, there is at least one student you interact with daily who is dealing with trauma in their life. In 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a massive study on childhood trauma and elevated it to an official public health issue. They measured adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), which include things like […]

Bronx High Schoolers Master Camille A. Brown's Complex Work

Last September, dance students at Ethical Culture Fieldston School in the Bronx started a 12-week series of rehearsals to learn an excerpt from New Second Line by Camille A. Brown. Director of dance Rob O’Neill spoke with DT about this repertory project, led by Matia Johnson of Camille A. Brown & Dancers. DT: How did […]

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