Dance Around the World & Activating Global Citizens

Dance Around the World is a multicultural dance curriculum which builds knowledge and understanding of dance styles from all over the globe and guides students through a process in which they create, apply, reflect, evaluate, and engage. Program includes dance styles from more than 20 different countries.

Activating Global Citizens Though Dance takes our approach to cultural learning to a deeper level for Middle and High School students. In this program, students are encouraged to take risks and try new things, while also bringing their own cultural identity and experiences into a creative choreography process. Students choose themes related to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and work with our teaching artist to develop choreography that expresses their views and relationship to those topics.

Culminating Activity Options: Both programs include facilitation of a performance or showcase at the end of each session. This can be offered either as grade-level classroom exchanges (informal show-and-tell), an assembly, or a parent-engagement activity. Upon request, culminating activities can be expanded to include a school-wide Cultural Festival (DwC plans and facilitates in collaboration with school)

Virtual program delivery options are provided in the event of remote learning, and current health, safety and physical distance guidelines are adhered to at all times. 

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Download our World Dance Map for an overview of all the dances in our curriculum (additional dance styles available upon request).  Click here to Download



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