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Thursday, October 12

10:15am PDT

Moving Through the Standards: K-12 NCAS in Dance
Get familiar, get comfortable, get moving with the National Arts Core Standards in Dance. Explore ways in which your material can easily connect with the new dance standards. Explore Cornerstone Assessments as a tool for advocacy with your administrators. Connect with other dance instructors in San Diego.

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Natalia Valerdi-Rogers

Residencies Program Manager, Arts for Learning San Diego
Natalia is an arts education advocate, and a teaching artist in dance and media arts. Her work has taken her to Cuba, Europe, Mexico and throughout Southern California in the United States. She was born in Mexico City and grew up on the California borderland. She is owner of SHADOWORX... Read More →

Thursday October 12, 2017 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
Case del Prado Room 201 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
  DANCE, Dance

11:30am PDT

How Movement Can Facilitate Deeper Learning
Why is dance so important for a well-rounded arts education? Why does dance make for such an effective crossover tool in an integrated arts environment? Thom Dancy from Malashock Dance will provide answers to these questions, insight from dance organizations across the country, and facilitate a conversation on "leaping" forward.

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Thom Dancy

Outreach and Communications Coordinator, Malashock Dance
THOM DANCY has danced with Milwaukee Ballet, Grand Rapids Ballet, The Big Muddy Dance Company, Malashock Dance, and The Muny, the nation’s largest regional equity theater. Thom has also worked as an audition assistant for The Muny, The Big Muddy, and Malashock Dance. He has danced... Read More →

Thursday October 12, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Case del Prado Room 201 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

1:30pm PDT

Why Everything is Dance
A candid presentation on how everything we do is choreographed and how every movement has the potential to be dance.


Justin Flores

Outreach Coordinator, San Diego Civic Youth Ballet
Justin Flores has performed with companies on both coasts including Smuin Ballets/SF, ODC Dance, The Foundry, Ballet X, and as a soloist with the Metropolitan Opera in New York. He has given performances in the United States, Canada, Central and South America, and Europe. He has appeared... Read More →

Thursday October 12, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
Case del Prado Room 201 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101