Promising Young Dancers

I love my students! They recently just finished the semester with a main stage show and I could not be more proud of them. Every time I think of it I cant stop smiling. Another quote from student work In dance, I have learned to be alert, focused and willing to try anything in order […]

Life-long Dance

1. What skills (think life long) have I learned in the dance program; how can I use these in the Future? “Oddly enough I was actually thinking about this just the other day. Well I have learned technical skills, performance skills, working towards deadlines, challenging yourself, pushing your limits, the most valuable thing that I […]


In my quest to be convincing that Drama and Dance are wonderful classes I have made a list of skills brainstormed with students that are taught or learned.  Dance: Teamwork, Appreciation for fitness, Strength, Confidence, Counting Music, Motor skills  Sense of community, Belonging, shares your inner voice, Creative problem solving, Pride in your work, Ability to take risks […]

Hello world!

This is my Blog, or at least the beginning of it. It is intended as a project for an education class and I am hoping will challenge my technological skills as they are not so great. I want this blog to shine light on why Drama and Dance are important subjects in school! So we […]