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Out There - in schools

Kinetic learning is central to a child’s positive development but there is evidence to support that dance is one of the least taught subjects in schools. Out There – The Australian Ballet in schools is an exemplary incursion program which provides an enriching dance experience for students.

This innovative dance-movement program offers a range of activities including preparatory classroom learning, kinetic and dance workshops, performance discussions and demonstrations. The program was devised to complement the core values of the overall curriculum.

Since its inception in 2006, over 30,000 lower, middle and upper primary students have experienced Out There. The male and female presenters are dance graduates who undertake additional professional development in teaching and communicating with young people in a schools’ context.

Read more about the Out There program.

Format
Four to six workshops per day if two suitable spaces are available.

Maximum 30 students per workshop

Space required
Gymnasium
Auditorium/theatre
Large/double classroom space cleared
Flat and stable floor surface

Price
Out There is an equity-based program, delivered free of charge to a select number of schools. A fee can be negotiated for other schools interested in having the program.

if you would like to discuss the possibility of booking an incursion for your school in 2012, view the 2012 program dates and print the booking form, and contact:

Donna Cusack
Education Coordinator
The Australian Ballet
Phone 03 9669 2790
Fax 03 9686 7081
Email donnac@australianballet.com.au

 

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