Tracing Footsteps
2022-23 Curriculum

DEL Tracing Footsteps 2022-23 Curriculum

Tracing Footsteps Journey into Jazz Dance: Let’s Swing! K-12 curriculum explores the roots of jazz dance from an African American perspective and acknowledges the lineage of key dance, music, and cultural traditions that informed the emergence of vernacular dance forms such as the Lindy Hop and Big Apple which developed in the 1920s-1940s in the ballrooms of Harlem, New York.

Overview and Acknowledgement

Guest Artists Tutorial Videos


“Through modeled lessons, I was granted the opportunity to explore and experience dance in its full context, discussing the historic social, political, and economic conditions under which dance styles have evolved.”
DEL Student