Mady Cantor will share field-tested movement stories which incorporate skill-building, creative work, humor, and fun. Come explore the physical, cognitive and playful possibilities of storytelling through movement. The written stories and music will be provided. Learn them on Sunday, use them on Monday.
Join TAG for a workshop drawn from an arts-based research project and multi-disciplinary performance Same Story, Different Countries. SSDC was a two-year project exploring the socio-political phenomena of racism in the US and South Africa which recently culminated in performances and workshops in Johannesburg and Cape Town, led by Dr. Lynette Young Overby and A.T. Moffett. This workshop was part of that project and Dance TAG is glad to be able to share it with Philadelphia-area dance teaching artists.
Dance teaching in community and school settings often means that we work with groups of students with widely different skill levels and learning needs, and we have to create performance pieces that include all of them.
DanceTAG participants swap their tips. Come prepared to show and share best practices….
Mady Cantor is the Director of Dance TAG, as well as Associate Director of Dance at Bryn Mawr College where she teaches technique, composition, repertory, and directs the Dance Outreach Project. She has taught for many years in schools and community programs with a special interest in facilitating meaningful and joyful dance experiences for young people.
Join Dance TAG for a workshop about inspiring dancers with rhythm play and phrase building activities. Co-taught by Philadelphia-based dancer Melissa Chisena and multi-disciplinary musician Jonathan Cannon, the session will focus on finding rhythm, pulse, tempo, syncopation and polyrhythms in movement.
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