SPEAKING THROUGH DANCE
We move… We speak… From the beginning of time, individuals and communities have defined themselves and their worlds through movement and dance. From the stage to the street, we observe and come to understand others. In doing and creating, we come to understand and shape ourselves. Through it all, the understanding of ourselves in relation to the universe and our own realm of possibilities continue to expand.
Through master classes, teacher training workshops, video lecture, our acclaimed Backstage Pass Performances, and more; CDDC brings dance to schools and communities. Known for its unique ability to engage and inspire students of all ages, CDDC connects dance to life and the curriculum in ways that meet its own goals as well as the comprehensive NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards for the Visual and Performing Arts for Grades K-12.
In the end, these Standards ask schools to immerse students in art exploration in which students will: