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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Designed to Move
Designed to Move is a 3-5 day professional development residency for classroom teachers led by dance educator and seasoned teaching artist, Sarah Council. Program participants will acquire a variety of accessible arts integration strategies that offer easy ways to explore curriculum areas through dance and get their students moving! Teachers will work together to incorporate these strategies as... View more
September through May
Multipurpose room, classroom or meeting room with movable furniture.
3-5 day residency = $900
W 5 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
(Designed to Move participants will apply this same process of creating and revising in dance-making and lesson planning; 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.
(Designed to Move participants will develop collaborative team building skills while designing arts integrated lesson plans, presenting them to one another and offering feedback.)
R 4 Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
(Designed to Move participants will interpret movement phrases, determining meaning and analyzing how specific movement choices and the application of dance concepts, [i.e.: shape, time, space, and force] shape meaning and tone.)
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.
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Diane Clark- (270)-841-0827
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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.