PROGRAMS + SERVICES
 

Professional Development
Workshop Series 

Workshops are conceived and presented based on specific needs/concerns of the dance community. Workshops are announced via email and posted at dancenj.org. Have an idea for a workshop? Let us know! Dance New Jersey is dedicated to developing current and pertinent initiatives that will benefit a significant number of members as well as support the work of the presenters/speakers.

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DancEdNJ on the Move
For Higher Education:
Open to Dance Educators & Dance Majors

Sunday, March 25, 2018
Raritan Valley Community College
Arts Building
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ 08876
 

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SCHEDULE OF DAY'S EVENTS:

11:30am-12:00pm Registration

12:00pm-1:30pm Exploring the Body in Technique & Performance Using LMA with Frederick Curry, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Interim Graduate Director, EdM Dance Education Program, Department of Dance, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University

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Frederick Curry is a dance artist and educator whose scholarship focuses on movement analysis, dance pedagogy, and somatic movement education. He is the Interim Graduate Director of the EdM Dance Education Program at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University.  Curry is on faculty at the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies and the Dance Education Laboratory at the 92nd Street Y, and was formerly on faculty at NYU Steinhardt in New York City.  He has served on the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) Board of Directors and currently serves as assistant editor for NDEO's Dance Education in Practice journal.
As a Laban/Bartenieff specialist, Curry has led workshops and presented at conferences internationally including in Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and throughout the US. He has taught in youth dance programs in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, England, and Switzerland, and has been a US State Department Culture Connect Envoy to Uganda. He has also been a middle school/high school proctor/adjudicator for the New York City Department of Education Arts Achieve dance performance assessments.
In New York City, Curry danced with Zendora Dance Company and Rod Rodgers Dance Company, among others, and performed leading roles in productions of The Vengeance of Mami Wata by Rose-Marie Guiraud and Owl in Love by composer Jon Deak. His choreography has been presented at the American Dance Guild Performance Festival, apexart gallery, Dixon Place, La MaMa, Merkin Concert Hall, LIMS Mosaic, the Bridge, Dance Space Center (all in New York) and at Ndere Center in Kampala, Uganda.
Curry holds a master of arts degree in dance education from New York University and is a Certified Movement Analyst through the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in public relations from the University of Alabama, as well as a professional diploma in community dance studies from Laban Centre London. He is also a teacher of Polestar Pilates certified by the Pilates Method Alliance.

1:30pm-2:00pm - Lunch (provided by DanceNJ)/Networking
2:00pm-3:00pm - Round Table, Networking and Sharing

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Professional development hours available upon request.
For further questions, contact Cristina, cristina.dancenj@gmail.com


SAVE THE DATE!

DancEdNJ on the Move
For ALL Dance Educators
AND High School Dance Students

Friday, May 11, 2018
New Jersey Performing Arts Center

details coming soon!


DancEdNJ on the Move
Professional Development
Workshop Series Success!

K-12 Dance Educators
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017
GLOUCESTER county institute of technology

Studio owners & program directors
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2017
Inspira performing arts & cultural center

Thank you to all of the workshop leaders, participants, and hosts for supporting the community of dance educators in new jersey!

We are feeling our presence in numbers!


Highlights from DancEdNJ on the Move
May 5, 2016
NJPAC



Highlights from DancEdNJ on the Move
 November 3, 2015
Paramus High School

Professional Development for K-12 NJ Dance Educators provided by Dance New Jersey. The day involved learning, sharing, and inspiring while uniting the dance educators throughout the state.

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