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Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center / Caroline Calouche & Co.

Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center / Caroline Calouche & Co.

The Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center is the school of Caroline Calouche & Co.  CC&DC programs will support your aspirations whether they be professional or an adventurous hobbyist.  The focus in all our educational programs is to develop grit, collaboration, community and creativity.  Caroline

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Stories in Motion Residency


Program Description

Stories in Motion supports creative thinking and collaboration. Students will create short narratives inspired by their writing samples and also write a story based on movement.  Teaching artists facilitate the process with students as they express their creativity through the written word and physical movement.  Teaching artists will also incorporate social emotional learning concepts as they


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Program Detail

Program type: Residency
Artistic Discipline: Dance, Literary Arts, Storytelling
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Subject: Dance, Language Arts
Population Served Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Kindergarten, Pre-K
Bilingual: Yes
Available dates:

October 2022 – May 2023

Available times:

Times are flexible.  (Please contact us for details)

Length of :Program 60-90 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

The multi-purpose rooms and gymnasiums generally can work.  A site visit or photos are necessary.

Clear space for youth to move freely.


Residencies can be held onsite, at your school, or at our studio.

Fees / Ticketing:

$100 – $150 per contact hour pending on discipline and number of students.

This can be a one-time workshop or 3 – 10 day residency.


NC Standard Course of Study:

I.C.1 Use creative strategies to make decisions and solve problems.

P.SE.2 Understand the relationship between self and others in the broader world.

R7 – Integrate and evaluate content in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.

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.

CP.2 – Understand how to use performance values (kinesthetic awareness, concentration, focus, and etiquette) to enhance dance performance.


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


  • Gallery 1 - Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center / Caroline Calouche & Co.
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  • Gallery 3 - Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center / Caroline Calouche & Co.
  • Stories in Motion


  • Who We Are


Melissa Current, Dance Educator at First Ward Creative Academy
Julie Ballard, Dance Educator at Hunter Huss High School in Gastonia
Michele Nonemaker, Dance Educator at Mountain Island Academy

Cancellation Policy

Our cancellation policy is 10% of the full contract amount and there is no fee if you reschedule. We will do the best we can do reschedule.