Week 6: Play & Present!
August 2nd – August 8th
K-2: Ballet with Florabelle Moses
Ballet is all about finding control and conscious movement with the body and is great fun for students of all genders! In this program, students will learn the foundational movements of Ballet, history on the origins of the dance, and hone into their balance and flow. Supplies: open space for movement, movement clothes, water
Students will learn to make music with everyday objects like bowls, recycled cans, wooden spoons, and aluminum foil. They will learn to create a visual score, which depicts the movement of a musical abstract soundscape. This lesson is all about open exploration, unique expression, and experimentation with sound. Supplies: paper, pencil, coloring supplies (markers, colored pencils, crayons, etc.), silverware (plasticware is fine), water bottle, coins, dried beans or rice
Students will learn about South African history as they explore Gumboots dance, which was created in the Apartheid era by Indigenous South African mineworkers. This energetic dance includes stomping, clapping, leg slapping, and exaggerated facial expressions. Students will engage their whole body and mind in this dynamic dance lesson! Supplies: open space for movement, movement clothes, water, optional: rainboots