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Ideas in Motion: Exploring the Intersection of Poetry and Dance
5 Apr 2021
Just in time for National Poetry Month, the team at Dancing with Class had the opportunity to explore the connections between poetry-writing and dance with guest artist Marlin M. Jenkins, an accomplished poet, educator and dancer. Our teachers plan to incorporate some of what we learned from [...]Read more Ideas in Motion: Exploring the Intersection of Poetry and Dance
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
8 Sep 2020
What is Hispanic Heritage Month and Who is it About? The United States of America dedicates a month (September 15th-October 15th) to honor the contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Before we go further into learning [...]Read more Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Find out what being a DwC All-Star means to a CPS student!
7 Dec 2017
Hello my name is Eli, (pictured with her is fellow All-Star Elliot) and this is my second year in the Dancing with Class All-Stars program. Being an All-Star really changed my summer because before my summers were boring. If we didn’t go out with the family, I didn’t go out at all. [...]Read more Find out what being a DwC All-Star means to a CPS student!
DwC Teaching Artist Spotlight: Chris Van Houten
17 Nov 2017
Our November DwC Teaching Artist Spotlight is……Chris Van Houten! We asked him why he teaches social dance in public schools: “I am so proud to be a part of Dancing With Class! I strive to make dance class a bright spot in my students’ day, and I’ve seen our program spur [...]Read more DwC Teaching Artist Spotlight: Chris Van Houten