Community & Afterschool Onsite Programs
Our arts programs are offered at various satellite locations throughout the community. We have afterschool classes onsite at public and private schools throughout the community. By bringing our arts programs to satellite locations we can better serve a broader spectrum of the community.
Our arts enrichment programs complement the standard school curriculum and enable students to work with professional artists skilled in each of the four disciplines. These successful outreach programs encourage parents, students, teachers and artists to work together towards a creative learning environment.
4 ARTS: Dance, Theatre, Music, and Visual Art
Bringing arts literacy into the classroom. Students experience each of the arts through active participation in engaging and challenging activities, while teachers find new and creative ways to help kids meet benchmarks. Single day to extended period options are available for all grade levels. Most programs involve several classrooms within a school in one 30-45 minute class each week, for two to four weeks each of dance, theatre, music and visual art. We work with classroom teachers to tailor our program to fit their specific needs.
Introduction to: Dance, Theatre, Music or Visual Art
Single subject arts programs, that are integrated with common curriculum guidelines. Concepts in language arts, math, science, reading and spatial orientation are interpreted through Dance, Theatre, Music or Visual Art. Programs for all grade levels are available from a single day to an extended period.
Career Day Speakers: Dance, Theatre, Music or Visual Art
Professionals with vast experience in their field, bring to the students an array of job possibilities. Information about all aspects of the profession including education, work experience, and salary ranges is given. Kids find out what they can be doing now to explore a career in the arts.
School Day performances
Stay tuned for exciting performances in schools.
Metro Dancers is offering a special field trip opportunity - a just for kids ballet performance of La Fille Mal Gardee (The Poorly Guarded Girl). Comedy and chaos occur due to a disagreement between a mother and daughter over who shall be the daughter's husband. In this Old World style ballet you will see a bit of the absurd: a gaggle of spinning chickens, a dancing maze of ribbons, and watch out for flying apples when the mother gets mad! Music, costumes, sets and the dancers' skill combine to make this a performance event you will not want to miss.
Every group receives an activities packet, music CD and other curriculum support. This ballet is appropriate for all ages of students from Kindergarten on up.
WHERE: Portland Center for the Performing Arts, Newmark Theatre
1111 SW Broadway, Portland, Oregon
WHEN: Fri, March 2, 2012 9:45am and 12:00 noon
COST: The ticket price is only $6.50 - a fantastic savings on the $20.00 ticket price for our public performances. A non-refundable deposit of $30.00 will secure a spot for your students. The balance of the payment is due by February 20, 2012. Please indicate on your form below if you will be using Run for the Arts money, as we need to process that differently.
PLEASE NOTE: Transportation is the responsibility of each school.
To order tickets call:503-408-0604 or email metrodancers@PDXMetroArts.org
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