This program includes electrifying performances in classical ballet, structured improvisation, jazz, and contemporary dance. The breathtaking display of dance and Emily’s innovative choreography inspires students as they learn about the ideas and experiences that influence the creation of dance in all its many forms. Students become choreographers as the cast guides them to use their powers of observation to notice how everyday movements, experiences, and poetry inspire expression in music and dance.
Intended Outcome: Students use their powers of observation and creative choices to connect language arts to music and dance.
State Standard: ELA5R1 - The student applies knowledge of the concept that theme refers to the message about life and the world that the author wants us to understand whether implied or stated.
Emily Yewell Volin
Emily Yewell Volin earned her MFA in Theatre Arts with a dance emphasis from the University of Arizona and her BS in Education from Loyola University Chicago. She has over 14 years of experience teaching, choreographing, and performing in university and college dance programs, studios, concert, and commercial settings.
Yewell Volin is a contributing journalist for the internationally distributed Dance Informa publication and has served as a Board Member for The D.A.I.R. Project and the Jazz Dance World Congress as well as a parent-representative for the School Council and Co-Vice President of the PTA where her children attend elementary school.
Biographical information and work samples are available at: www.emilyyewellvolin.com
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Clear space, at least 10’ by 10’, electrical outlet
Single Assembly: $300
Two Back To Back Assemblies: $600