KUUMBA KIDS DANCE
ARTS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM
Encourages students through dance to have emotional expression, agility and concentration, while promoting self-esteem, teamwork and social awareness
Develops and supports children in showcasing their artistic talents while teaching Arts in Education linking Arts with Academics
Promotes an appreciation of the African Diaspora embarking on a stimulating and exciting learning experience, learning African and Caribbean dances from places such as Mali, Guinea, Nigeria, Jamaica and Barbados
1-3 Semester sessions
Students will receive weekly instruction on specific dance being taught. This program runs for 24 weeks (2)12 week sessions. After each session the students will present a showcase to family and friends of material learnt (shorter sessions can be made available).
4 Month Session
Students will undertake a more robust weekly instruction on dances being taught with specific emphasis on preparing to present a culturally enriched program to offer to the school and community for Black History Month. This program runs for 18 weeks.
Students will participate in a 1 time 90 minute dance class which would include an introduction to the dance being taught, a circle meet, warm up, dance movements and a short routine