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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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KINETIKids Artist Residencies


Program Description

NOTE: For Spring of 2022 we are offering KINETIKids Virtual Residencies We have developed four virtual residency options in video form and can also provide live residencies via ZOOM directly to your school from our home studio. These virtual programs will continue to be offered even after the COVID pandemic has resolved for schools who may have budgetary restrictions that prohibit live


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Program Detail

Program type: Residency, Virtual/Online Program
Artistic Discipline: Dance
Cultural Origin: Other
Subject: Dance, Engineering, English, History, Language Arts, Literacy, Math, Science, Social Studies / History, Technology
Population Served Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Kindergarten, Pre-K
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

September through July

Available times:

School hours.  After school.

Length of :Program 45-55 min.
Space / technical requirements:

Multipurpose room or classroom free of furniture where students can spread out and move.


Schools, community centers, etc.

Fees / Ticketing:

1-Week KINETIKids Artist Residencies. Live in person or via ZOOM
(One grade level of 4 classes/5 days or 5 classes/4 days)
One week $1300.00

Video residency:  5 prerecorded lessons delivered via youtube link.   You select curriculum focus and grade level (Math, Science, Lang. Arts or Multicultural                                                           $500.00

Note: We also offer 1-Day KINETIKids Workshops and 30 minute virtual workshops that go with our KINETYX Active Learning Performances, see Workshop section.

Fee: Up to six classes: $500.00.



NC Standard Course of Study:

R7 – Integrate and evaluate content in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words. L3 – 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. L6 – Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independent in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.

NC Essential Standards:

From the Arts Education, Dance K-8 Standards (all grade levels): CP.1 – Use choreographic principles, structures, and processes to create dances that communicate ideas, experiences, feelings, and images. CP.2 – Understand how to use performance values (kinesthetic awareness, concentration, focus, and etiquette) to enhance dance performance. DM.1 – Understand how to use movement skills in dance.


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): 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



  • This video is a short showcase of virtual educational performances and residencies available from Martha Connerton/Kinetic Works


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

One month written notice required for full refund.

Two weeks notice for 50% refund

Weather or other emergencies, a makeup date will be arranged if possible, or a settlement will be negotiated.