Virtual Workshops with Artist-In-Residence Black Box Dance Theatre
In an ongoing commitment to arts in education for all students in Western North Carolina, even during a pandemic, Wortham Center for the Performing Arts is offering virtual programs at no cost through Wortham’s Youth Education Scholarship Fund with additional support from the Asheville Area Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, Arts Midwest and Shakespeare in American Communities. Space is limited.
For workshop scheduling and reservations, contact Jared McEntire at 828-257-4512 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get Up and Move!
Join Wortham Center’s 2020/2021 Artist-In-Residence Black Box Dance Theatre for these creative solutions to virtual schooling.
Black Box Dance Theatre leads virtual workshops designed to integrate dance standards with other core curriculum areas such as ELA, Math, History, Science, and P.E. BBDT physicalizes lessons to encourage learning and retention. Using Google Classroom and live moderators, BBDT’s virtual lessons include:
- Heat Energy Transfer Dance
- Geometry Formula Dance
- Building a Dance Phrase 101*
- Force and Motion (Emotion) Dance Unit
- Muscular/Skeleton Dance and Lesson
- Grammar on the Move*
- Animals on the Move
- Dance and Math: Shapes, Counting, Multiplication*
*Optional professional development component for educators
Follow along with engaging dances in accessible interactive videos by BBDT dancers designed to get kids and parents moving!
- Drop it Like It’s Hot
- Ballet Barre
SHOW & TELL: Interactive Performance Experience
Experience a 30-minute virtual dance performance with crafted discussion prompts about the dance pieces that encourage students to connect with teachers and family members through meaningful art-inspired conversations. Engage in interactive activities connected to themes from the show and connect with BBDT during a live video Q&A.
Rovin Ronnie’s Human Yard Art
In-person performance in your driveway, neighborhood, or other community location.
Having trouble with the Wi-Fi? Screen time feeling more like scream time? Rovin’ Ronnie feels your pain! Join BBDT’s Ron West as he comes to your neighborhood to lead engaging, uplifting dance sequences from the back of a truck. Better than an ice cream truck, Rovin’ Ronnie’s Hip Hop dances teach science, math, and history lessons set to a funky beat in your local park, neighborhood, or even your own driveway.
Stay healthy, stay human, keep dancing!