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Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center / Caroline Calouche & Co.

Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center / Caroline Calouche & Co.

The Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center is the school of Caroline Calouche & Co.  CC&DC programs will support your aspirations whether they be professional or an adventurous hobbyist.  The focus in all our educational programs is to develop grit, collaboration, community and creativity.  Caroline

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Stargazer: A Trek Into Outer Space


Program Description

One a young and inquisitive girl named Stella gazes out her bedroom window and wonders what it would be like to explore our solar system.  Join her on an incredible adventure through our Milky Way.

Students can see a professional dance and circus performance by Caroline Calouche & Co. at a discounted price. School Shows are at the Booth Playhouse in the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in


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Program Detail

Program type: Out-of-School-Time
Artistic Discipline: Dance, Theater
Cultural Origin: American
Subject: Dance, Other, Science, Theatre Arts
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, Kindergarten, Pre-K, Teachers
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Thursday, May 4

Friday, May 5

Available times:



Length of :Program 75 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

School needs to provide their own transportation.


Booth Playhouse

130 N. Tryon Street

Charlotte, NC 28270

Fees / Ticketing:

$13 Per student and Chaperone

$11 Title 1 student and Chaperone


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.


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): 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



  • Stargazer promo video


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.