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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KINETYX Dance Ensemble: Active Learning Performances


Program description

NOTE:  This program is also available in video form.  The fee for a virtual option performance is only $350.  We will provide you with a link to the youtube video upon payment for the program.  This will continue even after the COVID pandemic has resolved for schools who have budgetary restrictions that prohibit live performances.

KINETYX ENSEMBLE: Active Learning Performances 45-60 minute


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Program Detail

Program type: Assembly/Performance, Out-of-School-Time, Virtual/Online Program
Artistic Discipline: Dance, Music
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Subject: Dance, Engineering, English, Language Arts, Literacy, Math, Music, Science, Social Studies / History
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Kindergarten
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Online virtual option is available from September through July.  Live performances are available February through June.

Available times:

Daytime for in-school shows. Evenings for family events. Weekends for festivals. We recommend two shows per day with grades K-2 and 3-5 at elementary.  Separate grades 6-7 and 7-8 for Middle.

Virtual performances can be conducted at any time as we will send you a link to the performance.

Space / technical requirements:

Multipurpose room/gym/stage. Tech: PA System with cordless or lapel microphone, dressing area, outlets.


Schools, libraries, community centers, theaters

Fees / Ticketing:

Program Fees for 2019-20 (Travel/Lodging included in all fees) KINETYX Dance Ensemble: Active Learning Performances In Charlotte Area One show per day $950 Two shows per day $1550.

Virtual video performance:  $350.

Payment can be made on our website:  Use the donate button and add $10 for service charges.  You can also send a check to:  MC Kinetic Works, 1609 Nassau Blvd.  Charlotte,  NC. 28205

Outside Charlotte Area (travel and lodging included) One show per day $1150 Two shows per day $1850.   4-10 shows per week $850/show


NC Standard Course of Study:

2. Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas. 7. Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.* SL422. Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally

NC Essential Standards:

1.C.1.2 – Use literature to help people understand diverse cultures. 2.C.2.1 – Explain how artistic expressions of diverse cultures contribute to the community (stories, art, music, food, etc.). 3.H.2.1 – Explain change over time through historical narratives. (events, people and places) From the Arts Education, Dance K-8 Standards (all grade levels): C.1 – Understand cultural, historical, and interdisciplinary connections with 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



  • An overview of Martha Connerton Kinetic Works including history, concert performances and educational program offerings.


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

Written notice two weeks prior to engagement. Full payment of fee required if two week notification is not received. Postponement or cancellation due to weather or acts of God, a make-up date will be scheduled if possible.