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Global Arts: Cultural Literacy & Heritage

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MODERN DANCE

Regions: American History, Cross Culture
Formats: After School Program, Workshop
Genres: Theatre, Dance
Levels: Grades 3 to 5, Grades 6 to 8, Grades 9 to 12

The teaching artist investigates this tradition with students, inviting them to expand and to focus their minds, bodies, and spirits to experience the full joy of movement. These workshops culminate in the students creating their own original dances. Simultaneously, through movement, creative activity, and discussion, participants gain an in-depth understanding of the development of modern dance and its role in American society over the past century and present.

Artists

Regina Larkin

Regina Larkin

Regina Larkin is internationally recognized as a master teacher, dancer, and choreographer representing the U.S.I.A. “Good Will” missions throughout Latin America, Europe, Asia and Iraq. She has developed and implemented numerous urban and rural arts programs for underserved populations of youth and schools. She is the Manager of Education Programs at Symphony Space and is a graduate of Adelphi University receiving her BA in Dance and MA in Fine Arts and was a professor of dance for over two decades.