Ribbon Dance Workshop July 10, 2008 | nyccc | More on Instructional
This dance program, performed in full traditional Chinese costumes, introduces students to Chinese culture through…lessons, historical background, onstage demonstrations, and audience interaction. The dances and narration illustrate and explain traits, customs and patterns of Chinese life. Students are given the tools to interpret the dance movements as expressions of what people do, see, and feel. Aaron Daivs Hall Bronx, NY April 16,2008Read More
Fan Dance Workshop July 10, 2008 | nyccc | More on Instructional
Students work with professional dancers to learn Chinese ribbon or fan dance techniques. Drawing from…lesson, students discover how movement evokes feelings and images; how different movements are integrated and combined to create new ones; and how to begin composing a group dance. The 45-minute lesson includes learning Chinese hand gestures and their symbolic meanings, stories about how they relate to everyday life, simple Chinese vocabulary, and dance routines for groups and individuals. In an extended residency, students can also learn a complete Chinese dance to perform for the rest of the school. P.S. 16- Staten Island, NY March 28, 2008Read More
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