Join us as one of the most famous dance companies in the country returns to our stage in this unique presentation for students. Ailey II is universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the most talented young dancers with the passion and creative vision of today’s outstanding emerging choreographers. Part discussion, part performance, the Ailey spirit shines as this critically-acclaimed company discusses and presents a diverse repertory of timeless classics and thrilling new works, each piece telling a powerful story.
CALIFORNIA COMMON CORE STANDARDS EASILY APPLIED IN YOUR CLASSROOM:
- 7-8.RH.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
- 9-10.RL.3: Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.
Lesson Plan Idea: Students compare and contrast Ailey II with another dance performance from a different genre (i.e. The Nutcracker, ballet folklorico, hip hop, etc.)
Thursday, March 6, 2014
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