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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Move, Create and Collaborate
Move, Create and Collaborate, is a 3–5-day arts integrated, in-person OR virtual creative dance residency for grades k-12 that engages students in an exploration of classroom curriculum through movement and dance-making.
Facilitated by choreographer and dance educator, Sarah Council, students will have the opportunity to experience the joy of movement while participating in problem solving,...
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
(Move, Innovate and Collaborate 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.)
W 5 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
(Move, Innovate and Collaborate 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.
(Move, Innovate and Collaborate participants will develop these collaborative team building skills while creating duets and small group site specific dances and improvisations.)
North Carolina 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.
Former Director of North Carolina Wolf Trap
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.