PROGRAMS + SERVICES
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.
DancEdNJ on the Move:
Studio Owners & Independent Program Directors
Thursday, November 8, 2018
10:00am - 1:00pm
(Registration 9:30am - 10:00am)
127 Grove Street
Montclair, NJ 07042
Kathy Costa McKeown
Director, DanceWorks Studios
Kathy will share with fellow studio owners and program directors her approaches and strategies in studio operations and curriculum design.
CEO, Groove Dance Competition and Convention
The Social Strategy
The Social Strategy explores how we arrived at the 6th phase in the evolution of marketing and how we operating in the digital error. We will explore creating and curating content, brand awareness and personality, channel selection and much more. We will attempt to define the difference between the different platforms as well as their respective opportunities with different markets and paid advertising.
Meet & greet with a representative from Gerriets, a Dance NJ Sponsor, to introduce members to our floors.
A question-&-answer/networking session to connect with fellow studio owners & program directors, as well as to share your needs with DanceNJ.
CURRENT DANCENJ Members $20
Registration deadline: Wednesday, October 31st
DancEdNJ on the Move: K-12
Thursday, November 15, 2018
9:30am - 2:30pm
(Registration 9:00am - 9:30am)
Passaic County Technical Institute
45 Reinhardt Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Elizabeth Rose Zwierzynski
Dance Educator, Trenton Central High School
How to Maximize DonorsChoose.Org: Connecting Donors to Your Program
Need Barres? Mirrors? costumes? or other necessities that your school can't provide yet? DonorsChoose.Org can help you get what you need quickly! DonorsChoose.Org is a crowdfunding platform that provides a means to mitigate district funding limitations by providing a teacher-only site to propose needed materials and education experiences. With over $8,000 of successfully funded projects, Elizabeth Zwierzynski, will present a how-to workshop to get your first or next DonorsChoose.Org project up and running. The goal is to help teachers create a project within the hour by collaborating in small groups to create a proposal. Nationwide exemplars of dance projects, outreach strategies, corporate match offers, and commonly requested dance materials will be shared. Participants are encouraged to bring a mobile device to the workshop and data about how many students their program serves, a photo of their classroom in action and a photo of themselves.
Professor/Director of Dance, Raritan Valley Community College
Making Connections between Artistic Disciplines and Body Movement
Espressione Corporea is a Dalcroze-based technique that has, as its objective, body movement in relation to musical language and to all forms of artistic expression. In this way, the elements common to the various artistic disciplines (time, space, energy) are expressed through the body. This workshop will look at the relationship between musicality, graphic/visual elements and their relation to movement, and involve bodywork, free exploration, elemental analysis, and improvisations. Focusing on musical and visual concepts through social and interactive methods, participants will explore musical phrasing of movement, the expressive potential of the voice, and the development of rhythmic sense. This workshop will provide teachers with tools useful for designing an interdisciplinary modality and experimenting with the expressive dimensions of the body. Through Espressione Corporea participants will experience a greater awareness of their own resources, acquire greater mastery of body language, and live the arts through the body.
Lunch provided by DanceNJ & PCTI
Dance PLC working lunch meeting
Professional development hours will be distributed!
Current DANCENJ Members $25
Registration deadline: Monday, November 12th
SAVE THE DATE!
DanceEdNJ ON THE MOVE:
FOR ALL EDUCATORS & HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Thursday, March 28, 2019
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Center for Arts Education
24 Rector Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Registration will open
Monday, February 11, 2019.
2018 Highlight PHOTOS COMING SOON!
DancEdNJ on the Move
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
Highlights from DancEdNJ on the Move
November 3, 2015
Paramus High School
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