Dance

School Performance: DanceAfrica 2014

 
Grades K—12
Schools only
 
May 21—May 22, 2014
 
Performance dates & times
LOCATION:
Peter Jay Sharp Building
 
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
RUN TIME: 1hr
GENERAL ADMISSION:  $12
 
 
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Artistic Director Chuck Davis

This year’s 37th annual DanceAfrica celebration—the largest festival of dance from the African diaspora in the country—brings performers from Madagascar. This exclusive school-time performance offers a rare opportunity for your students to be immersed in the traditional history, music, movement, and culture of this vibrant continent.

Download the BAM teaching materials for DanceAfrica 2014
 
 
 
 

In-School Activity
Grades K—6

What does the performance of the dancers from Madagascar demonstrate about their culture? What would you think about the country if you just saw it depicted in a movie like Madagascar?

COMMON CORE STANDARD: RL.7.9

 
 

In-School Activity
Grades 7—12

Madagascar is an island nation. How could its isolation have affected the cultural development of the country relative to the rest of the African continent? Cite specific examples or comparisons to back up your idea.

COMMON CORE STANDARD: RL.7-12.1

 
 

Study Guide

BAM study guides make Common Core State Standard connections clear and simple for every production and screening, providing specially-tailored teaching tools and lesson plans.

 
 

Preshow Workshop

BAM teaching artists visit your classroom for an engaging, interactive workshop, providing your students with invaluable information to deepen their understanding and experience of the performance or screening.

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