Create, perform, respond to and connect with the Language of Dance to develop dance literacy.
Explore the universal elements of the Movement Alphabet and integrate movement Motif symbols into dance experiences to connect physical, cognitive and socio-emotional learning. You will utilize dance literacy strategies to transform your teaching and creative practices. Those who successfully complete all course requirements will receive the Language of Dance® Foundations – Part 1 Certificate.
Please note: New DEL students enrolled in WonderDance™ Teacher Training or the entire DEL Summer Institute are required to take DEL Essentials.
Mon-Fri, Jul 14-18, 9:30 am-4:30 pm, 5 sessions, $550 until Jul 7, $575 After.
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Language of Dance Foundations - Part 1
First Session: Mon, Jul 14, 2014, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tina Curran is co-founder and director of the Language of Dance Center, USA. She is a doctoral candidate in dance education at New York University focusing on dance literacy and holds an MFA in choreographic theory and practice from Southern Methodist University and a BFA in dance from The Juilliard School. As a Language of Dance Certification specialist, she conducts certification and teacher education courses, presents at national and international dance conferences, and develops notation teaching resources. She was a contributor to the development of the landmark New York City Department of Education Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts and has been active in its implementation as a professional development educator. An internationally recognized master teacher, she also is active in staging masterworks from Labanotation score.Click here to view other classes taught by this instructor.
Susan Gingrasso, MA, CMA, LOD Certification Specialist and Professor Emeritus (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point), received NDEOs Outstanding Dance Educator Award in Higher Education in recognition of her ability to build relationships among disciplines and develop student-centered dance education practices. Her research focuses on how we develop dance literacy through applying Language of Dance and Laban Movement Analysis to dance education. The Associate Director for the Language of Dance® (LOD) Center, USA, Susan organizes and teaches LOD and Developing Dance Literacy courses for Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) in New York City. Susan serves as the Director of Resources Review for National Dance Education Organization and Treasurer for the International Council of Kinetogaphy Laban (ICKL).Click here to view other classes taught by this instructor.
Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
Room: Buttenwieser Hall, 2nd Fl
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Mon, Jul 14, 2014, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
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