Like you, there are so many passionate and inspiring dance teachers out there who pour their heart and soul into their vocation. And in just two days, you’ll have the opportunity to celebrate seven of these extraordinary educators with our much-loved 2021 virtual Dance Teacher Awards. After reviewing thousands of nominations, we’re honoring the largest […]
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If you missed the 2021 Dance Teacher Awards, or want to relive your favorite moments, tune in now to watch on demand here. Last night, the 2021 Dance Teacher Awards made history—twice! First, for celebrating seven remarkable artists, the largest group ever to be honored. And second, for being the most inspiring virtual room I’ve ever been […]
Dance Teacher Award Honoree Nyama McCarthy-Brown Is Helping to Dismantle Racism Through Culturally Relevant Teaching
Dr. Nyama McCarthy-Brown has been researching, writing about and championing an approach to dance pedagogy that centers on integrating the cultural backgrounds of students into the class curriculum.
The 2021 Dance Teacher Awards will take place virtually on Wednesday, October 6 at 6 pm Easter/3 pm Pacific. Join us as we honor a group of outstanding educators for their contributions to our field!
The Dance Teacher Awards are back, and for a second year, they’re going virtual. On October 6, we’ll be celebrating seven outstanding educators for their contributions to our field.
For the past 20 years, Ohio State University professor Nyama McCarthy-Brown has been advocating for dance pedagogy that embraces students’ cultural backgrounds. “When you look at a textbook and all you see is Western-based dances or people moving in ways that point back to a Eurocentric culture, how do you value other cultures?” she asks. […]