Sarah Council Dance Projects
Sarah Council is a contemporary modern dance choreographer and teaching artist. She is the artistic director of Sarah Council Dance Projects (SCDP); a dance company founded in 2007. SCDP has performed and taught extensively though out New York City and the east coast region. In 2014, Council,
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Dancing Lifecycles is a 3-5 day in-person OR virtual STEM focused creative dance residency for grades k-8 that explores the lifecycles of plant life, animal life or weather through movement and dance making. Working with dance educator and choreographer, Sarah Council, live in the classroom or virtually over Zoom, students will to focus on one of the categories listed above observing stages of... View more
September through May
Multipurpose room or classroom with desks pushed to the side so students can have space to move freely. Large screen or smart board for virtual option.
3-5 day residency = $900 – $1200 per classroom
R 6 Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and styles of a text.
(Dancing Lifecycles participants will assess how endeavoring to create movement inspired by science themes influences the content and visual style of the dance.)
W 5 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach. (Dancing lifecycles participants will apply this same process of creating and revising in dance-making; working individually and in collaboration.)
SL1 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. (Dancing Lifecycles participants will develop collaborative team building skills while creating duets and small group dances.)
NC Essential Standards
2.E.1 Understand patterns of weather and factors that affect weather.
2.L.1 Understand animal life cycles
CP.1 Use choreographic principles, structures, and processes to create dances that communicate ideas, experiences, feelings, and images.
Kathryn Bentley – (704)713-1011
Former Director of North Carolina Wolf Trap
Karen Curlee – (646)-522-6918
Co-director of Together in Dance, New York, NY
Diane Clark – (270)-841-0827
classroom teacher, Grapevine Elementary, Madisonville KY
Jennifer Walker – (904)-571-5599
Dance professor, Episcopal school of Jacksonville, Jacksonville Fl
50% of the total engagement fee if cancelling within 30 days of the booking
100% of the total engagement fee if cancelling within 7 days of the booking
In case of inclement weather or other unforeseen situations SCDP will work with the school to reschedule residency activities.