It's not too soon to start planning for summer! The ARTery's 2nd Annual Summer Dance Camp is June 15-19. See our EVENTS page for details! Download registration form here: camp_reg_form_2015.pdf
Here's Roxanne and Courtney on WOWT talking about camp: http://www.wowt.com/home/headlines/Keeping-The-Kids-Busy-This-Summer-296410111.html
Fremont Health sponsored a Day of Dance on Saturday at the Fremont Mall. The event is designed to show people that any type of exercise, including dance, is good for the heart. Our Youth Ballroom Dancers were there!
Every Dancing Classrooms residency ends with a culminating event, offering students the chance to perform in front of an audience! These events are all free and open to the public. These culminating events are coming up soon:
Columbian Elementary School 330 S 127th St Friday, May 15 2:45 pm
Neihardt Elementary School 15130 Drexel St Wednesday, April 29
Barthing 9:00 am Duncan 10:00 am Gorchman 12:15 pm Moore 1:15 pm
Prairie Lane Elementary School 11444 Hascall St Friday, May 1 2:30 pm
Congratulations to Marrs Middle School, winners of the 8th grade Colors of the Rainbow Team Match!
Coming soon: 5th Grade Team Match, Monday, May 4 at 5:00 p.m. Lewis & Clark School auditorium.
Dancing Classrooms was featured recently in a wonderful article on the Omaha Schools Foundation website: http://blog.omahaschoolsfoundation.org/ops-students-learn-to-dance-with-compassion/
The ARTery's Fall 5th Grade Colors of the Rainbow Team Match was held November 17, and WOWT News was there!
Click the link to watch the clip.
Fox 42 recently did a brief story about our Dancing Classrooms residency at Rue Elementary in Council Bluffs. Watch it here:
“Why just live when you can dance?” -Pierre Dulaine
“Art is extraordinary tool. It is extraordinary medicine, an investment. And arts education is the most necessary thing in the world. Because it makes people more human." Mikhail Baryshnikov