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Elizabeth Clark Dance Ensemble

Elizabeth Clark Dance Ensemble

Category: Dance


Elizabeth Clark studied at the Juilliard School and Columbia University. She has served on the dance faculties at the Rochester Institute of Technology, the University of Rochester and S.U.N.Y. Empire State College. Ms. Clark has performed her original work internationally and toured as a teaching artist with the Lincoln Center Education Program. She is the founder and Artistic Director of the Elizabeth Clark Dance Ensemble where she creates performances and designs workshops for schools, museums, and community-wide events. Ms. Clark has recently been honored with the 2006 National Dance Education Organization Award for meritorious service to children.


Grades K-6
300 for Performance; Single Class Size for Workshop
Length 45 minutes
Cost Solo Dancer: $290 for Single Performance; $365 Two Back to Back Performances; Duo: $360 for Single Performance; $390 for Two Back to Back Performances; Trio: $510 for Single Performance; $535 for Two Back to Back Performances; $115 for Single Workshop

Technical Requirements

Please allow 30 minutes for set-up and 30 minutes for strike; provide a clean and cleared wooden floor in the performance space with access to electricity, and one table or desk.



Overview of Programs

  Workshops and Residencies  
Dancing Stories
Meets Language & Literacy needs: Students experience the elements of modern dance and use them to interpret grade level literature and their favorite stories. The concepts needed to inspire ELA skills are explored in movement, reinforcing and expanding the student's expressive writing skills. Single Class Size for Workshops. (K-6)

Time Steps
Meets STEM to STEAM needs: Math skills are strengthened as students learn about time pieces and the measurement of time by learning kinesthetically about the "space of time". Single Class Size for Workshops. (K-1)

  Performances and Family Programs  
Come Fly with Me
Meets STEM to STEAM needs: A single dancer invites students into the world and imagery of flight in nature, science, and technology. Participants discover descriptive words for qualities of movement. (K-6)

Children's Classics
Dancing to music ranging from contemporary to classic jazz, a pair of dancers bring alive characters from literature, including Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Apprentice. Students engage in creating imaginary moments. (K-2)

Let's Explore Dance
Meets STEM to STEAM needs: A trio of dancers introduces students to a variety of dance styles and exploration of movement. Dances relate to weather, technology, friendship and communication and includes opportunity for participation. (K-6)