Caroline Calouche & Co./Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center

Caroline Calouche & Co./Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center

Caroline Calouche & Co. was established in 2005 and has grown exponentially in their formative years.  In 2006 began blending aerial dance with their athletic contemporary dance style.  In our full length shows, CC&Co. incorporates apparatus such as silks, trapeze, bungee, lyra and uniquely

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Building Community Through Circus Arts

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Program description

‘Building Community Through Circus Arts’ will show how circus arts can promote community and collaborative problem solving.  We can use aerial silks, trapeze or partner acrobatics to unite students.  By the end of every class, students are celebrating each other’s successes and have either created bridges or strengthened their connections to each other.

 

Program Detail

Program type: Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Dance
Cultural Origin: Other
Subject: Dance, Other
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Teachers
Bilingual: Yes
Available dates:

Please contact us.

Available times:

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Length of program: 60-90 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

For aerial dance, the gymnasiums generally can work.  A site visit or photos are necessary.

Clear space for partner acrobatics.

Location(s):

School or at the Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center

Fees / Ticketing:

$150 per contact hour for aerial dance

$100 per contact hour for partner acrobatics

This can be a one-time workshop or residency.

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

I.C.1 Use creative strategies to make decisions and solve problems.

P.SE.2 Understand the relationship between self and others in the broader world.

R7 – Integrate and evaluate content in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.

NC Essential Standards:

DM.1 – Understand how to use movement skills in dance.

CP.1 – Use choreographic principles, structures, and processes to create dances that communicate ideas, experiences, feelings, and images.

 

CP.2 – Understand how to use performance values (kinesthetic awareness, concentration, focus, and etiquette) to enhance dance performance.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

PHOTOS

References

Melissa Current, Dance Educator at First Ward Creative Academy
Julie Ballard, Dance Educator at Hunter Huss High School in Gastonia
Michele Nonemaker, Dance Educator at Mountain Island Academy

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation only due to weather. We will do the best we can do reschedule.