Martha Connerton / Kinetic Works

Martha Connerton / Kinetic Works

MARTHA CONNERTON Director of Kinetic Works Dance, has performed with ballet and modern dance companies in New York, Minneapolis, Louisville, Seattle and toured internationally.  She has choreographed over 80 works for ballet, modern dance, opera, musical theater, film, TV, commercials and

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KINETICWORKShops for Teachers

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Program description

KINETICWORKShops are a professional development opportunity that will have your teachers dancing through the hallways.

Two hour or Full day sessions are available for after school or workdays. Martha Connerton leads the group through sample lessons that teachers can use to teach Math, Science, Language Arts and Social Studies. Infusing the curriculum with creative movement.

Teachers then have

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Program Detail

Program type: Professional Development
Artistic Discipline: Dance, Literary Arts, Multi-discipline, Storytelling
Cultural Origin: Other
Subject: Dance, English, Language Arts, Literacy, Math, Science, Social Studies / History
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Kindergarten, Pre-K
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Year Round

Available times:

School Days, Work Days or Weekends

Space / technical requirements:

Multipurpose room or classroom free of furniture so participants and move about freely. 1 Table for materials and several chairs needed for those who can’t sit on the floor.

Location(s):

Schools, Community Centers, Libraries

Fees / Ticketing:

2 hours $500. 4 hours $800. Full or Multiple Day Workshops negotiable

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

R7 – Integrate and evaluate content in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words. L3 – Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening. L6 – Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independent in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.

NC Essential Standards:

From the Arts Education, Dance K-8 Standards (all grade levels): 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. DM.1 – Understand how to use movement skills in 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

References

Julia Mastropaolo, United Arts Council Raleigh/Wake Council jmastropaolo@unitedarts.org

Alana Adams, Arts Center of the Coastal Carolinas, Hilton Head. aadams@artshhi.com

Christopher Crabb,  Mossy Oaks Elementary and Beaufort Middle School,  SC. ccrabb30@gmail.com

Eve Wallingford, Palemetto State Arts Education, eve@palmettoartsed.org,

Cancellation Policy

Two weeks written notice or full payment of fee will be required.

Weather or other emergencies, a make up date will be arranged.