Q & A with 4 Experts in the Dance and Autism Field

We sat down with our four DEL Facilitators of our upcoming course Dance with Children and Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum: Therapeutic and Educational Approaches (Catherine Gallant, MFA, Dr. Diane Duggan, PhD, BC-DMT, Tina Erfer, MS, BC-DMT, NCC, LCAT, Dr. …
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Hamilton Inspired DEL Fundamentals Reflection

Hamilton Inspired DEL Fundamentals Reflection by Josette D’Ambrosi Slivinski On day one The course had begun Traveling into the world of Rudolf Laban Learning notation, a language of dance How to make movement juicy when given the chance Focusing on …
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Dance Educators: Your job is so important!

Dance Educators: Your job is so important! by Lauren Alifano The DEL Fundamentals course included so many helpful tools and resources, and as a newer teacher, I found this class to be extremely beneficial. Although the class is only three …
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It’s a no brainer…

Hello, DEL Family!! My name is Melinda; I am writing to you from Woodbridge, VA. I am an owner and instructor of a small dance studio, 19 years strong, focusing on the art of dance. We do not compete, which …
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​Ronald K. Brown + DEL: Making Dances Reflection

​Ronald K. Brown + DEL: Making Dances A Reflection by Patricia Profita What an incredible second day! Beginning the class with a discussion about religion and spirituality made me reflect on my own teaching practice. By engaging in an open and honest …
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Dance as Language!

Dance as Language by Caroline Criste During the DEL essentials, I became aware of just how encompassing dance can be as a language. We spent the week learning about the basics of Dance Education, and how a lesson plan can …
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Cluster. Release. Resist.

Art has been used to raise awareness and protest social injustices for years now. From Picasso’s Guernica (1937) to present day political artists such as Pussy Riot, a Russian feminist punk rock group, (https://www.widewalls.ch/protest-art/pussy-riot/). The common idea that art transcends …
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We Squirm Before We Squawk

We Squirm Before We Squawk by Sarah Maggard There is an old saying, “Those who can not teach, do,” and it is utterly false. Dance Education Laboratory (a specialty school dedicated to training dance teachers) is revolutionizing what it means …
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