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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KINETIKids One Day Workshops

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Program description

Your teachers and students will engage in a learning experience like no other.

Choose a grade level or focus group, (up to six 45 minute classes for the day).   Choose a curriculum area. Together we will design a single lesson plan that will teach your students how to choreograph a dance that demonstrates the concepts of the chosen academic curriculum goal.

It’s fun, easy and reinforces your

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Program Detail

Program type: Out-of-School-Time, Residency, Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Dance, Literary Arts, Multi-discipline
Cultural Origin: Other
Subject: Dance, Engineering, English, Language Arts, Literacy, Math, Science, Social Studies / History, Theatre Arts
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Kindergarten
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

September-June

Available times:

School Hours or After School

Length of program: 60 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Room free of furniture (classroom, multi room, gym) No other activities going on in the space at same time

Location(s):

School or Community Center

Fees / Ticketing:

In Charlotte Area
One day of KINETIKids workshops
4-6 classes per day: $550 or 1-3 classes per day:  $300

 

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. R.1 – Use a variety of thinking skills to analyze and evaluate dance. C.1 – Understand cultural, historical, and interdisciplinary connections with 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

One month written notice required for full refund.

Two weeks notice for 50% refund

Weather or other emergencies, a makeup date will be arranged if possible, or a settlement will be negotiated.