Ailey Trio is an engaging 60-minute presentation with three dancers from the internationally acclaimed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performing brief excerpts from its current repertory. The presentation is an exciting blend of lecture, class, and informal performance, designed to provide a comprehensive dance experience that focuses on how an Ailey dancer develops the skills needed for success including the importance of exercise, hard work and artistic expression. The participants leave with a better understanding of what it takes to become a professional dancer.
Location: Your School/Community Center
Dates/Time: January 9 – 13, 2017, during school day
Fee: $600 per Lecture/Demonstration
Grades: Kindergarten – 12th
Length: 60 minutes
Requirements: Floor area 20’ x 30’ minimum
Standards: 1.9, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 12.4, 12.7
1.9 Understands that many skills can be practiced until they become automatic, and that if the right skills are practiced, performance may improve.
12.1 Student uses movement and dance as a means to communicate a feeling, idea or story.
12.2 Understands dance as a way to create and communicate meaning.
12.3 Identifies movement elements and skills in performing dance.
12.4 Understands choreographic principles, processes, and structures.
12.7 Applies critical and creative thinking skills in dance
Is your school an Arts Partner through Kansas City Young Audiences? KCFAA School Programs are listed in the ArtsPartners catalog. KCYA-Arts Partners Catalog
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Ailey Trio Study Guide click here: Arts Education Programs Downloads