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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Clara's Trip: A Cirque & Dance Nutcracker Story Educational Show

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Program description

Friday, December 13, 10am

Wednesday, December 18, 10am

Thursday, December 19, 10am

1 Hour​ – Act 2 + Question and Answer Session

Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St.

A contemporary twist on a holiday classic.

Clara attends a holiday party hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Flowers.  At the party, she meets Beau and they dance the night away.  Only one problem.  Clara is a passionate dancer but not the most

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Program Detail

Program type: Out-of-School-Time
Artistic Discipline: Dance, Storytelling
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 9, Kindergarten, Teachers
Bilingual: Yes
Available dates:

Friday, December 13

Wednesday, December 18

Thursday, December 19

Available times:

10am – 11am

Length of program: 60 minutes
Location(s):

Booth Playhouse at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

170 N. Tryon Street

Fees / Ticketing:

$12 Per student and Chaperone

$10 Title 1 student and Chaperone

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

 

SL1 – Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence. By viewing our Lecture/Demonstrations students learn how to create and develop their own structured and detailed narratives.

SL3 – Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text. Our Lecture/Demonstrations help students analyze ideas and sequences through the dances that are presented.

SL5 – Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. Lecture/Demonstrations teach students how to evaluate information figuratively and decipher nuances through the use of dance.

NC Essential Standards:

 

K.R.1 – Use a variety of thinking skills to analyze and evaluate dance. Through the use of structured Lecture/Demonstration students develop the capacity to analyze dance intellectually and evaluate meaning.

K.C.1 – Understand cultural, historical, and interdisciplinary connections with dance. Our Lecture/Demonstrations shows how dance can portray social and historical events as well as they will learn how dance developed over time. This encourages students to see the relationship between dance and other disciplines and studies.

4.CP.1 – Use choreographic principles, structures, and processes to create dances that communicate ideas, experiences, feelings, and images. Lecture/Demonstrations prepare students to choreograph by presenting the material in a way that allows them to understand the structure and principles used when choreographing a dance.

 

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

VIDEOS

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

No refunds 4 weeks prior to the performance date.