North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble

North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble

Rhythm…funk…innovation…excitement: that’s the North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble (NCYTE). One of the best youth tap ensembles in the world, NCYTE features 40 dancers, ages 8 to 18, who hail from throughout North Carolina. Don’t let the word “youth” fool you. These dancers tear up the

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Percussive Dance Review with NCYTE

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Program description

K – 12th: North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble Presents Percussive Dance Review

This non-stop percussive dance review carries student, family and adult audiences into a wide world of percussive dance. The performance is peppered with stories, history, and facts about the forms presented. The performance includes pieces ranging historically and geographically from traditional rhythm tap, South

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Program Detail

Program type: Out-of-School-Time, Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Dance, Theater
Cultural Origin: American, Asian, European
Subject: Dance, Social Studies / History, 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 9, Kindergarten
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Year-round

Available times:

Day or evening; weekends okay

Length of program: 45 - 60 min
Space / technical requirements:

Hardwood surface, preferably at least 30′ x 30′; company can offer Lecture Demonstration in smaller space and provide hardwood surface

Location(s):

Theater and school

Fees / Ticketing:

$850 per performance when in area; $750 per performance for multiple performances, same day, same site when in area

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

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.

NC Essential Standards:

Use a variety of thinking skills to analyze and evaluate dance.

Understand cultural, historical, and interdisciplinary connections with dance.

Understand how to use performance values (kinesthetic awareness, concentration, focus, and etiquette) to enhance dance performance.

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

Brian Bemel, Performances To Grow On, 805-646-8907, bbemel@sbcglobal.net

St. Thomas Moore School, 919-929-1546

Martin Middle School, 919-8814970