While many extracurricular activities for elementary age children have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The School of Ballet Arizona will keep kids engaged with a soon-to-launch, free interactive workshop that will get little bodies moving and creative juices flowing.
“Read, Dance, Play” allows children ages 5-7 to listen and/or read along with a book of the month as they use movement to interpret and understand the story’s events and themes. Taught by School of Ballet Arizona Division Faculty Member, Rebecca Needhammer, these monthly interactive Zoom sessions allow kids to practice their listening, thinking and communication skills through words and movement.
Class spots are expected to fill up quick and registration is required. To sign your child up for “Read, Dance, Play!,” visit http://www.balletaz.org/read-dance-play. Books are not provided but will be read aloud. If you would like to have your child follow along, links to purchase each book are available at the “Read, Dance, Play” landing page.
“The Bad Seed” by Pete Oswald on Saturday, February 20 – 1-1:30 p.m.
“Dance is for Everyone” by Andrea Zuill on Saturday, March 20 – Time to be announced – Visit balletaz.org for updates
“A Concert in the Park” by Kazuaki Yamada on Saturday, April 17 – Time to be announced – Visit balletaz.org for updates
“Boys Dance!” by John Robert Allman on Saturday, May 15 – Time to be announced – Visit http://www.balletaz.org for updates