Dance Loft 14th


As a new arts institution, Dance Loft on 14 catalyzes art and vibrancy in Washington, DC's Central 14th Street area while expanding access to the arts. Serving the city-wide dance and theater communities and our local neighborhood, Dance Loft on 14 provides rehearsal space for dance and theater artists, dance and movement classes for adults and youth, shared office space for small non-profits, a 120-seat black-box theater, and an array of high-quality dance programming in a historic loft with spacious studios. Founded by Diana Movius, the studio aims to be home to arts groups around the region. 

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Glacier: A Climate Change Ballet
Presented by: Dance Loft on14

GLACIER: A Climate Change Ballet. GLACIER is a ballet based on the melting of glaciers due to climate change. Dancers represent glaciers and different forms of ice as they ripple, crack and plunge across the stage all while creating a visceral experience for viewers throughout the various stages on ice melting into water. As the ice continues to melt, a polar bear appears swimming through the waters in search of ice. The show ends with the prologue showing a glimpse into the future from the melting of the glaciers.
Date: TBD
Time:  TBD
Length of Event: 60 minutes
Location: Virtual
Discipline: Dance, Performance Art
Curriculum Connections: MS-ESS3-5 Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the rise in global temperatures over the past century.
Grades: 6th
Ticket capacity: No size restrictions 


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Glacier: A Climate Change Ballet
Presented by: Dance Loft on14

"GLACIER: A Climate Change Ballet, directed by DC-based climate change policy expert and dance professional Diana Movius. GLACIER unveils a world affected by climate change by placing a changing Arctic environment in front of the audience. Profiled in Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and others do not miss this critically-acclaimed ballet! 
Date: 9/20/19, 9/27/19
Time:  10:00AM
Length of Event: 40 min
Location: Dance Loft on 14, 4618 14th Street NW, Second Floor, Washington, DC 20011
Discipline: Dance
Curriculum Connections: Science, Environment
Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th
Ticket capacity 100 per date. (Please limit request to approximately 50 students per school, if possible so we can reach as many schools as possible. Smaller groups are easiest to accommodate in our transportation budget.)

Field Trip Inititative
Presented by: Dance Loft on 14th

MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet will be performing one of 2 works for 6-8 grade students which tie into their history and or science curriculum. One work is Glacier: A Climate Change Ballet which relates to Climate Change and its environmental effects. Another work is based on the 2008 Financial Crisis which ties into American History Studies. The pre and post workshops for these pieces will explore a deeper dive into how both curriculums integrate through the Artistic Production which will involve active participation and movement. Students and Teachers will be encouraged to stay for a Q&A session with the Artists after the show.
Dates: 11/12/19, 11/13/19, 11/14/19, 11/15/19, 11/18/19, 11/19/19, 11/20/19, 11/25/19, 11/26/19,12/2/19, 12/3/19, 12/5/19, 12/6/19
Times: 10:00 AM or 1:00 PM
Length of Event: 2-2.5 Hours
Content Area: Social Studies/History/Geography, Science
Learning Standards: 6th Grade Science Curriculum. In advisory 4, Unit 9 the class will study Human Impact and Climate Change.
Grades: 6th-8th
Ticket capacity: 180-215

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