Movement and Poetry
LENGTH: 3 -6 Hours
Want to combine Language Arts and movement? This workshop explores the relationship between words, images and movement, using a model devised by Dana Luebke to create choral/movement pieces from poetry. We will work with the dynamics of our voices and bodies, creating movement from poetry in a way that enhances both, experiencing how the expression of our voice emerges naturally from our moving body.
This is a whole-brain, embodied teaching method. It has relevance to teaching both Language Arts and Performing Arts. It is a platform for teaching/working with meaning, metaphor, imagery, creative choice, dynamics, movement and vocal skills, ensemble performing skill…
This method has been used successfully with kindergarten through university students.