MONDAY, AUGUST 29

HUBBARD STREET DANCE CHICAGO
ADAPTIVE LEARNING WORKSHOP

HSDC Adaptive workshop_063 - Students at Jones College Prep working with Darrell Grand Mou

A special one-hour dance class for adults (ages 16 and up) with varied abilities. Led by HSDC Teaching Artist Anne Kasdorf, this Adaptive Learning Workshop is centered on HSDC Education’s philosophy that the art of dance is for everyone. Through accessible movement patterns and pathways, dancers will engage in kinesthetic learning using exploratory elements of Creative Dance using specific supports scaffolded for their learning of new and meaningful ways to self-express. Registered students are asked to check in between 5:30 and 5:45pm. Class will take place from 6-7pm.

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 30

HUBBARD STREET DANCE CHICAGO
"DAY OF DANCE"

HSDC Dance Educators Workshop_Artistic Director Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell teaching at HS

A day of workshops and presentations by the renowned Hubbard Street Dance Company! With workshops for children, individuals with disabilities, young dancers, and dance educators at the SPAC School of the Arts, followed by an in-studio presentation and an evening lecture/demonstration in the nearby Spa Little Theater

Young Professional Dancers Workshop

Two back-to-back workshops tailored for experienced young dancers (ages 14-23), a community lunch (bring your own bagged lunch), followed by a studio presentation by members of the company. A Horton class from 9:30am-11:00am will be followed by Improvisation from 11:10am-12:30pm, taught by HSDC Artistic Staff and Company Dancers.

Children’s Workshop

Two back-to-back children’s workshops (beginner-level dancers ages 8-12), a community lunch (bring your own bagged lunch), followed by a studio presentation by members of the company. A Creative Movement Workshop from 11:00am-11:45am will be followed by a Hip Hop class from 11:50am-12:30pm, taught by HSDC Artistic Staff and Company Dancers.

Dance Educators Professional Development Workshop

A two-hour professional development workshop for adult dance educators (ages 18 and up). Stay after the workshop for our community lunch (bring your own bagged lunch) and a special studio presentation by members of the company. The workshop will focus on curriculum design, exploring effective strategies for building accessible dance learning curricula using concept-based, developmentally appropriate dance vocabulary, lessons, and activities for students that promotes engagement & connection to the world around them.