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Music & Movement Where Muslims Live

Experience the music and movement traditions of Islam.  Karim Nagi guides students in a participatory experience of music and dance from different Muslim communities around the world.  Karim shares dances from communities in both the Near and Far East.  This program is a perfect opportunity for children to enjoy a meaningful and distinctive aspect of […]

Defining Ourselves and Each Other Through Movement

Dedicated to reflecting the true diverse nature of the world we live in, Heidi Latsky Dance brings rigorous, passionate, and thought-provoking work around the world. This residency program is designed to enhance each school's curriculum needs through writing, technology, music, creativity, physical activity, social interaction, and self–reflection with an underlying objective to provide a strong […]

Hip Hop Dance in your Classroom

This professional learning program will introduce hip hop dance into the classroom space as a tool to explore thematic content and assess student understanding. Participants will experience hip hop dance, as an opportunity to have fun, reflect, discuss, and analyze creative teaching strategies. Activities such as the story circle exercise and choreography created from thematic […]

Tap LIVE!

The Tap Live! assembly features award-winning performing artist, Quynn Johnson. This interactive and rhythmic performance shares the traditions and history of the American art form of tap dance, highlighting Quynn’s personal journey of perseverance to overcome challenges through dance. Tap Live! combines dance and music with storytelling to inspire and impact students through rhythmic expression. […]

The REMIX

The REMIX is an action-packed, rhythmic roller coaster, that explores the five elements of percussive dance (rhythm, energy, musicality, improvisation, and our x-factor). This interactive performance, featuring three dancers, fuses Hip Hop music with Tap and Stepping, bringing audiences dancing along the way. The REMIX creates a safe space for students to become both dancer […]

Tap LIVE! 101

In Tap Live! 101, students enjoy learning ways to create their own rhythm with tap dance. Students learn basic tap steps and explore the elements of dance and music. Team building and collaboration are important principles within the residency. As a group, students showcase their own choreography in a culminating performance at their school. Program options: […]

Breaking: The Laws of Physics

Ready to learn Physics in a brand new way? This high-powered assembly program teaches states of matter (solid, liquid, and gas) through breakdancing, with the energy, enthusiasm, and unique educational approach that only Hip Hop Fundamentals can bring! Dancing molecules, interactive “experiments,” and genuine fun come together to provide students with a science experience they’ll […]

Intro to Capoeira

Developed in Brazil by enslaved Africans during the 16th century, the martial art of Capoeira, disguised as a dance and including acrobatics, music, and the Portuguese language, was used as a means to resist oppression in the relentless struggle for freedom. This program led by Leigh Robertson gives students the opportunity to participate in all […]

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