Education

Grades 9—12

Part of Education

Spark creativity and critical thinking through performance, discussion, and hands-on workshops! BAM Education offers School-Time Performances, In-School Residencies, Virtual Programs, free After-School Programs, and scholarship opportunities for students grades 9—12. Learn more below.


 
School-Time Performances
Teknopolis
EDUCATION | SCHOOL-TIME PERFORMANCES | Grades 3—12
School-Time Performances: Teknopolis 2020
Feb 25—Mar 6, 2020
 
School-Time Performances: Teknopolis 2020
Feb 25—Mar 6, 2020
 
Math, computer science, and art come to life at this interactive expo of creative technology.
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Word Sound Power
EDUCATION | SCHOOL-TIME PERFORMANCES | Grades 9—12
School-Time Performances: Word. Sound. Power. 2020
Apr 21—Apr 29, 2020
 
School-Time Performances: Word. Sound. Power. 2020
Apr 21—Apr 29, 2020
 
Poetry and politics unite in this showcase of spoken word, featuring performances from some of the best hip-hop MCs and poets from Brooklyn and beyond.
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Danceafrica
EDUCATION | SCHOOL-TIME PERFORMANCES | Grades K—12
School-Time Performances: DanceAfrica 2020
May 20—May 21, 2020
 
School-Time Performances: DanceAfrica 2020
May 20—May 21, 2020
 
An exciting, immersive opportunity for students to learn about the movement, music, and cultural traditions of Africa and its diaspora.
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After-School Programs
Fall Dance Insider
EDUCATION | AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS | Grades 9—12
Fall Dance Insider
Nov 9—Dec 7, 2019
 
Fall Dance Insider
Nov 9—Dec 7, 2019
 
Dance with award-winning choreographer Kyle Marshall and take your choreography skills to the next level in this free workshop intensive for experienced teens.
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Brooklyn Interns
EDUCATION | AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS | Grade 11
Brooklyn Interns for Arts & Culture
Dates TBC
 
Brooklyn Interns for Arts & Culture
Dates TBC
 
Get ready for college—and beyond—in this paid professional development program where high school juniors prepare for college and build their resumes as part of a world-class arts organization.
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Arts And Justice
EDUCATION | AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS | Grades 9—12
Arts & Justice
Feb 3—May 13, 2020
 
Arts & Justice
Feb 3—May 13, 2020
 
Create a bold new theater piece that tackles a current issue in this free after-school program that brings together theater, creative writing, and social justice.
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Dancing into The Future
EDUCATION | AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS | Grades 9—12
Dancing into The Future
Feb 4—May 14, 2020
 
Dancing into The Future
Feb 4—May 14, 2020
 
See world-class shows, learn from industry professionals, and create new choreography in fun, supportive workshops in this free after-school program for teens of all experience levels.
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IN-SCHOOL RESIDENCIES
Brooklyn Reads
Education | In-School Residencies | Grades 9—12
Brooklyn Reads
Sep 22, 2019—May 23, 2020
 
Brooklyn Reads
Sep 22, 2019—May 23, 2020
 
Inspire self-expression and build literacy through creative writing, poetry analysis, and performance with this spoken word program, created exclusively for Brooklyn high schools and led by professional poets.
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African Dance Beat
Education | In-School Residencies | Grades K—12
AfricanDanceBeat
Oct 15, 2019—Jun 14, 2020
 
AfricanDanceBeat
Oct 15, 2019—Jun 14, 2020
 
Get students moving with this exuberant residency, where they learn about cultures and customs from Africa and its diaspora, and make dances of their own.
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SCHOLARSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS
Scholarships And Fellowships
Education | Scholarships & Fellowships
Samuel H. Scripps Scholarships
 
Samuel H. Scripps Scholarships
 
Apply today for a scholarship to pursue higher education in the field of performance, presentation, or arts administration, awarded in honor of former BAM Trustee Samuel Scripps.
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Education | Scholarships & Fellowships
Chuck Davis Emerging Choreographer Fellowship
 
Chuck Davis Emerging Choreographer Fellowship
 
Travel to Africa to study dance with this new fellowship for emerging choreographers, established in honor of Baba Chuck Davis’ final year as DanceAfrica artistic director.
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VIRTUAL PROGRAMS
Senegalese Dancer
EDUCATION | VIRTUAL PROGRAMS | Grades K—12
Experience Senegal: Senegalese Dance and Music
 
Experience Senegal: Senegalese Dance and Music
 
Students celebrate traditional Senegalese movement styles and indigenous songs with this dance workshop that gets students moving and singing, led by experts in African dance.
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Rwandan Dance
EDUCATION | VIRTUAL PROGRAMS | Grades K—12
Experience Rwanda: Rwandan Dance and Music
 
Experience Rwanda: Rwandan Dance and Music
 
Students explore the culture of Rwanda through the movement styles and indigenous rhythms of one of its most famous traditional dances.
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EDUCATION | VIRTUAL PROGRAMS | GRADES 9—12
Word. Sound. Power: Poetry and Identity
 
Word. Sound. Power: Poetry and Identity
 
Students explore spoken word, hip-hop, and classic literary forms in this dynamic poetry workshop, drawing inspiration from professional artists to create and share original works.
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Poetry As Resistance
EDUCATION | VIRTUAL PROGRAMS | GRADES 9—12
Word. Sound. Power: Poetry as Resistance
 
Word. Sound. Power: Poetry as Resistance
 
Students speak out in this spoken word program, creating and sharing original works of resistance addressing an issue in their community that requires positive change.
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Poetry As Protest
EDUCATION | VIRTUAL PROGRAMS | GRADES 9—12
Word. Sound. Power: Poetry as Protest and Empowerment
 
Word. Sound. Power: Poetry as Protest and Empowerment
 
Students draw inspiration from contemporary poets in this spoken word program exploring arts and justice, writing original works dedicated to social change.
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