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Dance Lesson Plan #2: Across the Floor – in 7/4

Dance Lesson Plan #2: Across the Floor – in 7/4

Welcome to our new series of posts for teachers who want to include movement/dance in their classrooms. This is the second post in the series. Feel free to take a look at the first post HERE. Our goal is to inspire teachers to use simple dance moves with their students to help them get to know each other as the school year starts.  The initial idea for what we are calling #RDTlessonplanofthemonth emerged from a joint teacher workshop held this…

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RDT goes Gaga – AGAIN, part 2

RDT goes Gaga – AGAIN, part 2

RDT dancers reflect on the Gaga Experience: Tyler Orcutt: Gaga helped me to connect to my “inner groove.” The way that class is structured in particular creates a sense of enlightenment in the way one can move and work differently than what one is used to.  You never stop moving for the entire duration of class. Instead of leaving an idea behind, as one would start to focus on a new idea, all ideas continue to stack up on one another….

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RDT: A Company Set Apart

RDT: A Company Set Apart

Recently, one of our interns sat down and chatted with quite a few of the company members. She noticed that one thing kept coming up throughout all of their conversations — how Repertory Dance Theatre is truly set apart from all the other companies in the world, and especially those here in the U.S. RDT is a very unique company. It’s the oldest repertory dance company in the country and thus has a rich history. It’s a company that challenges its dancers…

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