Summer Institute

 

This summer immerse yourself in DEL; enrich and expand your teaching practice. 


 

Take two Intensives for $900. 


Take all three for $1,200.


DEL Essentials Add-On: $225.

 
DEL ESSENTIALS: AN INTRODUCTION TO DANCE EDUCATION LABORATORY

Jody Gottfried Arnhold, MA, CMA, and Ann Biddle, MA

Explore the foundations of the DEL Model of Dance Education: Laban Movement Analysis, lesson planning, child development, methods and strategies for teaching, creative technique and linking dance to the curric- ulum. This is the required first course for all DEL Summer Institute students.

MON-WED, JUN 27-29, 2016
9:30 AM-4:30 PM
$225 UNTIL JUN 20/$250 AFTER

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WEEK 1: DEL EARLY CHILDHOOD DANCE

Deborah Damast, MA & Jennifer Katz, MA

Dance Education Laboratory Early Childhood Dance encourages learn- ing through play, providing a stimulating, multisensory and nurturing community for diverse young learners to explore and discover their innate capacity for dance. Help children develop increased self-aware- ness, kinesthetic understanding, self-confidence and the joy of dance!

TUE-SAT, JUL 5-9, 2016
9:30 AM-4:30 PM
$550 UNTIL JUN 28 | $575 AFTER

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WEEK 2: DEL PRESENTS LUNA DANCE INSTITUTE: THE RIGOR OF CREATIVITY IN CREATE, PERFORM, RESPOND

Guest Master Dance Educators Nancy Ng, MFA, and Patricia Reedy, MA, Luna Dance Institute

Luna Dance Institute, a nationally-acclaimed dance education organization based in Berkeley, CA, aims to bring creativity, equity and community to every child’s life through the art of dance, which exemplifies why Directors Ng and Reedy are DEL Summer Institute’s Guest Master Dance Educators. As you explore, improvise and com- pose dances; investigate the art of the question; learn to problematize lessons; and share observation and reflection tools that can support connections between your teaching and creative lives.

MON-FRI, JUL 11-15, 2016
9:30 AM-4:30 PM
$550 UNTIL JUL 5/$575 AFTER

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WEEK 3: LANGUAGE OF DANCE FOUNDATIONS—PART 2

Tina Curran, MFA, PhD, Susan Gingrasso MA, CMA, and Rachel Wurman, MA

Create, perform, respond and connect with the Language of Dance to develop dance literacy. Explore the universal elements of the Movement Alphabet and integrate movement Motif symbols into dance experienc- es to connect physical, cognitive and socio-emotional learning. You will transfer dance literacy strategies to transform your teaching and creative practices. Those who successfully complete all course requirements will receive the Language of Dance® Foundations–Part 2 Certificate. There are no prerequisites for this course; all are welcome.

MON-FRI, JUL 18-22, 2016
9:30 AM-4:30 PM
$550 UNTIL JUL 11/$575 AFTER

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