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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KINETYX Dance Ensemble: Active Learning Performances


Program description

KINETYX ENSEMBLE: Active Learning Performances 45-60 minute assembly performances include four dancers and a spokesperson. Audience participation and a repertoire of choreographic works that teach math, science, language arts and world cultures.

Our newest show is “FULL S.T.E.A.M. AHEAD!”   Your students will see and learn:  How dancers and choreographers use math skills to create and perform


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Program Detail

Program type: Assembly/Performance, Out-of-School-Time
Artistic Discipline: Dance, Music
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Subject: Dance, Engineering, English, Language Arts, Literacy, Math, Music, Science, Social Studies / History
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Kindergarten
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Available December through June. Book early as we are in high demand throughout the Carolinas.

Available times:

Daytime for in-school shows. Evenings for family events. Weekends for festivals. We recommend two shows per day with grades K-2 and 3-5 at elementary.  Separate grades 6-7 and 7-8 for Middle.

Space / technical requirements:

Multipurpose room/gym/stage. Tech: PA System with cordless or lapel microphone, dressing area, outlets.


Schools, libraries, community centers, theaters

Fees / Ticketing:

Program Fees for 2019-20 (Travel/Lodging included in all fees) KINETYX Dance Ensemble: Active Learning Performances In Charlotte Area One show per day $950 Two shows per day $1550.

Outside Charlotte Area (travel and lodging included) One show per day $1150 Two shows per day $1850.   4-10 shows per week $850/show


NC Standard Course of Study:

2. Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas. 7. Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.* SL422. Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally

NC Essential Standards:

1.C.1.2 – Use literature to help people understand diverse cultures. 2.C.2.1 – Explain how artistic expressions of diverse cultures contribute to the community (stories, art, music, food, etc.). 3.H.2.1 – Explain change over time through historical narratives. (events, people and places) From the Arts Education, Dance K-8 Standards (all grade levels): C.1 – Understand cultural, historical, and interdisciplinary connections with dance.


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



Julia Mastropaolo, United Arts Council Raleigh/Wake Council

Alana Adams, Arts Center of the Coastal Carolinas, Hilton Head.

Christopher Crabb,  Mossy Oaks Elementary and Beaufort Middle School,  SC.

Eve Wallingford, Palemetto State Arts Education,,



Cancellation Policy

Written notice two weeks prior to engagement. Full payment of fee required if two week notification is not received. Postponement or cancellation due to weather or acts of God, a make-up date will be scheduled if possible.