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Movement Migration

Movement Migration

Movement Migration is a collective of seasoned dance artists collaborating to create and perform dynamic and poignant dance works that portray the depths of the human experience; the dances are shared with audiences locally and globally in performance and educational venues. “Migration” signals

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Using Dance to Respond to Current Events


Program Description

This thought-provoking residency invites students to examine the connection between historical events and the arts. Movement Migration dance artists, steeped in the legacy of the celebrated modern dance pioneer the late Martha Graham, lead this residency. Students learn about two works: Steps in the Street (1936) and Lamentation (1930). Steps in the Street, a section of Chronicle (1936) was


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Booking / scheduling contact

Program Detail

Program type: Residency, Virtual/Online Program, Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Dance
Cultural Origin: American, European, Multicultural
Subject: Dance, Literacy, Social Studies / History
Population Served Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Please contact for availability.

Available times:

During school hours.

Length of :Program 60 minutes sessions over 1-4 days
Space / technical requirements:

Open space, studio, gym, or dance classroom with floors that are safe for dancing. Sound equipment (speakers with auxiliary cord, Bluetooth capabilities, etc.) 


Classroom, studio, dance classroom, gym,  or an open space that is safe for movement.

Fees / Ticketing:

Within Mecklenburg County

Duration  One School/Class Two Classes/Schools
One Day $300 $575
Two Days  $580 $1,100
Three Days  $890 $1,600
Four Days  $1,100 $2,150


Surrounding Area 

Duration  One School/Class Two Classes/Schools
One Day $400 $675
Two Days  $680 $1,200
Three Days  $990 $1,700
Four Days  $1,200 $2,250



Duration  One School/Class Two Classes/Schools
One Day $630 $905
Two Days  $980 $1,630
Three Days  $1,330 $2,230
Four Days  $1,780 $3,080


NC Standard Course of Study:


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.


Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

R6 Assess how point of view, perspective, or purpose shapes the content or style of a text 

NC Essential Standards:

C.1 Understand cultural, historical, and interdisciplinary connections with dance. Exemplify connections between dance and concepts in other curricular areas.

B.C.1.1: Use dance to explore concepts in world history and relate them to significant

events, ideas, and movements from a global context.

R.1 Use a variety of thinking skills to analyze and evaluate 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


  • Dancer: Jacque White Photo: Jeff Cravotta


This is wonderful and accessible. –  Movement Migration Summer Intensive Student- Charlotte, NC

Thank you so much for offering such an excellent dance opportunity to all dancers. It’s refreshing to have such an inclusive dance intensive with high-quality teaching artists. The selection of dance styles and techniques offered are impressive. I’m looking forward to seeing what Movement Migration will do next. Happy to have found you! -Movement Migration Summer Intensive Student- Great Bend, Kansas

I liked the community feeling and professionalism of the class! – Movement Migration Summer Intensive Student- Tel Avi, Israel

Cancellation Policy

25% of the fee if canceled within 45 days of engagement: 50%, of the fee if canceled within 30 days of engagement. Movement Migration will try to work with schools to reschedule in cases of inclement weather or emergencies.