The following are dance resources from various organizations throughout the country. A brief description is included with each link. If you have suggestions for additional resources or questions or concerns about the resources listed below, please contact Any Given Child Program Facilitator, Regenia Bailey.
Resources: Dance Viewing
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Featuring performances of Chroma, Grace, Takademe, Revelations
This video is from the Lincoln Center's YouTube channel and is almost two hours long. It includes performances and interviews with dancers and choreographers between the dances. The video start times for each of the four pieces are included below.
The 8th graders' LiveArts at Hancher trip in Spring 2020 included a performance of Alvin Ailey's Revelations.
Video times for the dances:
Chroma: is at 3:02 in the video
Grace: 34:42 in the video
Takademe: 1:06:23 in the video
Revelations: 1:17:38 in the video
The Nutcracker-Pas de Deux
The dance between the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Prince
Sugar Plum Fairy—Misty Copeland
ABT Kids: B is for Ballet
This 30-minute video features a reading of American Ballet Theatre's B is for Ballet by John Robert Allman; illustrated by Rachael Dean. The reading is interspersed with questions and conversations between kids and dancers, the orchestra conductor, which provides an opportunity to hear from dancers and see scenes of them dance and rehearse.
ABTKids: Teaching Artist Tuesday with Filmmaker Matt Donnelly
Matt Donnelly talks about filming dancers.
Resources: Dance Classes
ABT Virtual Class Series
Includes classes for younger children (ABTots), elementary children (ABT Primary)
Danza de la Mariposa taught by Crystal Serrano
The Butterfly Dance taught in Spanish by Dance Theatre of Harlem ballerina, Crystal Serrano. The Butterfly Dance is designed for children under seven years old to learn by following along.
Butterfly Dance taught by Alicia Mae Holloway
The Butterfly Dance taught in English by Dance Theatre of Harlem ballerina Alicia Mae Holloway. The Butterfly Dance is designed for children under seven years old to learn by following along.