January, 12-13, 2019
Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) Essentials Workshop
For ages 18+ | Movement & Dance Education Training Course
Time: Saturday, Jan 12, 10am-6pm & Sunday, Jan 13, 9am-5pm.*
*Subject to change
Fees: $240 fee inclusive of workshop & training, meals, and Pillow programming; $290 includes on-site housing.
This workshop is eligible for Scholarships.
Housing: Housing is located on the Jacob’s Pillow campus, a 3-minute walking distance from the workshop location. On-site housing Pillow provides single rooms, co-ed bathrooms, and common areas that include a small kitchenette.
Questions about transportation? We can help. See Directions & Travel, or contact Thasia Giles at 413.243.9919 x161 or email@example.com.
Led by DEL Founding Faculty Ann Biddle and assisted by Felice Santorelli, DEL Facilitator.
What inspires children and teens to dance and learn dance? What do they need and how can dance fulfill those needs? The DEL Essentials course is an introductory course that provides an overview of the key components of the DEL model of teaching dance to children and teenagers. The DEL environment encourages active movement participation, collaborative choreography, performance, discussion, observation, and reflection. DEL Essentials embraces multiple perspectives and is designed to meet the unique needs of each participant. Participants will explore and investigate the following content areas in this course:
CONCEPTS AND CONTENT
Overview of the DEL Model
Rationale for Dance Education for children & teens
History of Rudolph Laban
Applied Laban Movement Analysis (body, effort, space, relationship)
Choreography & LMA
DEL Lesson Plan format
Making connections to other disciplines
Developmental benchmarks of children and teens
Effective teaching strategies
Introduction to State and National Dance Standards
Resources for dance educators
358 George Carter Road
Becket, MA, 01223
January 12, 2019: 10:00am
January 13, 2019: 5:00pm