Summer Professional Development: Dance For Life!

Summer Professional Development: Dance For Life!

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$30 – $75

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University of Delaware Newark, Delaware

210 South College Avenue

Newark, DE 19716

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Join us for a day of dance for both teachers and students with a focus on refining technique through safe practice.

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On August 6th, 2022 Delaware Dance Education Organization (DDEO) will host its Summer Professional Development for dance teachers. This event is a full day, side-by-side offering for studio teachers and their dance students. The focus of the professional development is safe training practices for studio-based technique classes. The day-long professional development will take place at the University of Delaware Dance Minor studios (108 E Main St Suite 104 Newark, DE)

Event Timeline:

Registration and coffee/doughnuts: 9-10

Morning workshop 1: 10-12

Lunch: 12-1:15

Afternoon workshop 2: 1:30-3:30

Culminating DDEO Annual Membership Meeting 3:45-4:30

In the morning session, teachers will have a workshop with the NYU Harkness Center for Dance Injuries while their students have a Ballet technique class with Akua Noni Parker, dancer with Alvin Ailey Dance Theater. In the afternoon session, students will take a Contemporary/Modern dance class while the teachers observe a portion of the class with guidance and discussion of safe practices led by the Harkness Center injury prevention specialist Joshua Honrado. The PD event will close with a membership meeting where we discuss the calendar, upcoming programming, membership opportunities, and other organizational business.

DDEO will offer a virtual option for participants to join classes remotely.

For questions, please contact: DDEO.Board@gmail.com

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