Intro to American Modern Dance

American Modern Dance is a specific performance genre that originated at the turn of the 20th century. Their new methods of moving emphasized real-life situations, emotions, and human conditions.

This training introduces American Modern Dance through history and major founders, and includes physical demonstrations of how dancers train. After participating with the demonstrations, participants create their own short phrases using appropriate modern dance vocabulary.

Intended Audience:  2nd grade

Presenter: Kinetic Etchings, MAC Teaching Artist Roster

Session 1