Students in our afterschool program are students who “Dream" Our afterschool dance program allows students to aspire to become conscience and engaged citizens using dance as vehicle for success and transformation. The Dream Studio after school program demonstrates that dance can be used to:
Partner to accomplish greater goals
Improve academic achievement
Respect self, others, and the environment
Embrace community and diversity
The Dream Studio "Dream" After School Dance Program:
In the Dance Program, students learn multiple genres of dance including hip-hop, ballet , jazz, modern dance, tap dance forms and creative movement/improvisation techniques. Each class focuses on the history, vocabulary, technique, and cultural context behind each form of dance. Every student gets a chance to showcase their own artistic voice by creating and sharing dance sequences created in small groups. The class fosters structured and supportive interactions with classmates, give practice in problem solving, and build academic as well as artistic skills. Additionally, the class highlights the importance of teamwork, collaboration, and positive group interactions through group and partner work.
Students in the "Dream" After school Dance Program have the opportunity to perform in an informal presentation showcasing the knowledge gained during the classes for their peers, teachers, family, and the greater community!
Key Features of the Dream After school Dance Program:
Highlights life skills such as the importance of teamwork, collaboration, and positive group interactions through dance partnering within a nurturing environment that balances rigor, discipline and fun
Creates learning opportunities by teaching the history, cultural context as well as the technique behind a variety of dance genres
Documents learning through student-created dance journals
Encourages critical thinking through self-assessment and peer feedback
Supports Texas State Curriculum outcomes and objectives
Includes final student performance showcasing the knowledge gained during the program.
The Dream After School Program:
Small Classes for personal attention
Grades Kinder through 8th Grade
Discounts for siblings
Low fees and NO charges when schools are closed
Homework, Snack Time, Crafts, Games
Transportation Provided for the Following:
Class Spots are Limited!