Dance Education Laboratory [DEL]
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The Dance Education Laboratory is a professional development program for all educators and artists interested in developing their dance education curricula.

All DEL courses align with the New York City Department of Education Blueprint for Teaching and Learning Dance in grades K-12. Graduate or undergraduate college credit can be arranged with SUNY Empire State College for an additional fee. 92nd Street Y is a vendor listed with the New York City Department of Education.

DEL 20th Anniversary Movement Sentence Choir—Watch on Livestream*!

On Feb 1, we celebrated Dance Education Laboratory's 20th Anniversary with a great event facilitated by Summation Dance with Sidra Bell (Sidra Bell Dance New York), Mike Esperanza (Bare Dance) and Kendra Portier (BAND Portier). Summation Dance orchestrated a Movement Sentence Choir, inspired by Rudolf Laban's famous movement choirs. Watch now!

*The DEL 20th Anniversary celebration film is available at The filming is part of an educational collaboration between 92Y Harkness Dance Center and NYU’s Tisch Dance and New Media Program under the mentorship of faculty member and director Paul Galando.


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