In these residencies, students learn the Elements of Dance (Body Action Space Time Energy) as they develop skills related to the experiencing, making, and performing of dance. These classes inspire students to create and understand dance, collaborate with their peers, and find joy in movement. Teaching artists can implement cross-curricular lesson planning. Residencies can be built to meet the needs of the school and/or participants.
Residencies Ramsay (Fully subsidized by City of Alexandria, Virginia Commission for the Arts and National Endowment for the Arts)
The Campagna Center (James K. Polk, Samuel W. Tucker, Patrick Henry)
River Farm Forrest School
This 3-hour workshop allows elementary teachers to experience the benefits of dance integration through active participation and collaboration. Teachers will with concrete tools and repeatable methods to engage all students, including English Learners and those with special needs.
The methods shared in the workshop can be easily and immediately integrated into any class or content area.
For more information contact LMP for pricing and scheduling.
ENCORE CREATIVITY FOR OLDER ADULTS
Encore's mission is to provide an excellent and accessible artistic environment for older adults, regardless of experience or ability, who seek arts education and performance opportunities under a professional artist. Find out more.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
LMP and SI partner to produce online webinars in English and Spanish that link exciting science concepts with dance-making.
Ocean Motion (English) - Dance about the Gossamer Worm
Oceános en Movimiento (Spanish) - Dance about how different fish swim in their habitats
Dancing through Time: Quetzalcoatlus (Bilingual English/Spanish) - Dance about this impressive prehistoric pterosaur
JOHN F. KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
LMP has partnered with the Kennedy Center as professional development facilitators for the Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA) program, as teaching artists in the online video series Teaching Artists Present, and as community dance leaders at the opening of Mo Willem's public art installation "We Are All Connected."