At the end of each Dancing Classrooms residency, students perform for family and friends at a culminating event. The following schools will be concluding their residencies soon, and these young ladies and gentlemen would be very excited to have an appreciative audience!
Here is the list of upcoming events; They are all free and open to the public. You are invited and encouraged to attend!
Beveridge Middle School - 1616 S 120th St - Friday, April 4 - 2:10 p.m.
Central High School ACP- 124 N 20th St - Thursday, March 27 - 7:40 a.m.
Friedel Academy - 335 N 132nd St - Wednesday, March 19 - 2:00 p.m.
Harrison Elementary - 5304 Hamilton St - Friday, April 11 - 2:00
Holy Name School - 2901 Fontenelle Blvd - Thursday, April 10 - 2:00 p.m.
Jackson Elementary - 620 S 31st St - Tuesday, April 1 - 2:45 p.m.
Nathan Hale Middle School - 6143 Whitemore St - Friday, March 21 - 9:02 a.m.
Rohwer Elementary - 17701 F Street - Thursday, April 3 - 9:10 a.m.
Saints Peter & Paul School - 3619 X Street - Friday, March 7 - 8:30 a.m.
Dancing Classrooms was recently featured in TheState of Education in Nebraska series on Nebraska Educational Television. The segment was entitled, "Why the Arts Matter," and it was originally broadcast on November 21, 2013. Click here to view the clip featuring Dancing Classrooms teaching artist Keefer Peterson and the 5th grade students of Liberty Elementary School in Omaha.
The Lincoln Journal Star recently published an article about proposed school standards and the importance of fine arts in the curriculum. Click here to read it.
“Why just live when you can dance?” -Pierre Dulaine
“The madness of dance…is that not everything? Is that not everything?” -Jacques d’Amboise