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 the Story
September through May
Multipurpose room or classroom with desks pushed to the side so students can have space to move freely. If the virtual option is selected, access to a large screen or smart board is also required.
3-5 day residency = $900 – $1200 per classroom
R 2 Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas. (Dancing the Story participants will determine the central themes and sequence the main events of a work of children’s literature. These observations will serve as the framework for dance-making.)
W 5 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach. (Dancing the Story 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 the Story participants will develop collaborative team building skills while creating duets and small group dances inspired by a work of children’s literature.)
NC essential standards
DM.1 Understand how to use movement skills in dance.
CP.1 Use choreographic principles, structures, and processes to create dances that communicate ideas, experiences, feelings, and images.
K.R.1 Use a variety of thinking skills to analyze and evaluate dance.
CP.2 Understand how to use performance values (kinesthetic awareness, concentration, focus, and etiquette) to enhance dance performance.
Kathryn Bentley – (704)713-1011
Former Director of North Carolina Wolf Trap
Co-director of Together in Dance, New York, NY
Diane Clark- (270)-841-0827
classroom teacher, Grapevine Elementary, Madisonville KY
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.