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Prakriti Dance

  • Category:
    • Dance

    Type of Programs Offered

    • residency
    • auditorium
    • virtual
    • Storytelling through Classical Indian Dance

      Description:

      Prakriti Dance shows students’ stories told in a new way – through the body and face movement of classical Indian dance. Stories presented will draw from Indian mythology and the fables of the West, showcasing dance as a versatile language that transcends cultural boundaries. Audience members learn different hand gestures and have opportunities to brainstorm about how they are used in storytelling.

      May be presented as a solo or duo program. Performance, workshop, and residency options available.

      Virtual program options may be available

      Grade Levels: PreK-12

      Curriculum Connections

      Dance, Music, Storytelling, Language Arts, Social Studies, World Languages, Character/SEL

      This program can be completed virtually:
      No

    • Rhythms of India: An Exploration through Classical Indian Dance

      Description:

      Using a combination of dance movements and recitation based on classical Indian dance, students learn different rhythm patterns and how they form the basis for intricate dance sequences. Students have the opportunity to create their own rhythm patterns and see how their patterns can be implemented in classical Indian dance. This performance engages all students as they journey through the rhythmic landscapes of classical Indian dance and music.

      May be presented as a solo or duo program. Performance, workshop, and residency options available.

      Virtual program options may be available

      Grade Levels: PreK-12

      Curriculum Connections

      Dance, Music, Storytelling, Language Arts, Social Studies, World Languages, Character/SEL

      This program can be completed virtually:
      No

    • Through Fish Eyes

      Description:

      This unique performance utilizes the dynamic classical Indian dance form, Bharata Natyam, to spark interest in what lies beneath the ocean's surface. Prakriti Dance shares the wonders of marine life through the language of dance. Audiences will learn about the ways in which humans are affecting the world's oceans and will be empowered to make small changes in their own lives to help minimize further environmental damage.

      May be presented as a solo or duo program. Performance, workshop, and residency options available.

      Virtual program options may be available

      Grade Levels: PreK-12

      Curriculum Connections

      Dance, Music, Storytelling, Language Arts, Social Studies, STEM, World Languages, Character/SEL

      This program can be completed virtually:
      No

  • Name or Art Agency:
    Artivate, Inc.
    Email:
    info@goartivate.org
    Phone:
    301-588-7525
    Address:
    PO Box 11242 Takoma Park, MD 20913

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