Movement and Poetry

No Prerequisites

LENGTH: 3 -6 Hours

This course is available for Educator Professional Development. 

For more info and to book, contact Dana

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.

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