ESDC has many different performance programs to offer for a range of grade levels. Many of these programs can take place at your school and/or at locations in the Capital region.

Science in Motion
Undercover Playground
If Books Could Dance!
Celtic Footprints
Dance by Chance
See the Dance
From the mind of a single, long vine one hundred opening lives
AIE/OUTREACH SCHEDULE

Fall 2018
Outreach Residency
Center for Disability Services, Smith Center, Guilderland
* November 8 at 10:30 am Residency culminates in a collaborative performance

ESDC has been bringing creative movement and aesthetic experiences to adults with special needs for five years. The November performance will highlight this special population's ever-expanding creativity.


October 28, 2018 from 1-2 pm
Creative Movement Workshop to Celebrate the Mummy's Birthday
Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany
Free with museum admission

The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company returns to the Albany Institute of History and Art to celebrate their Mummy's birthday! The one hour workshop invites community children and their families to explore ancient Egypt and the history of Mummies through creative movement. ESDC dancers, accompanied by musician Brian Melick, lead children through a pyramid maze, create hieroglyphics with their bodies, and wrap each other like mummies in this fun-filled workshop of history and dance. Please visit www.albanyinstitute.org for more information


Fall 2018
Outreach Residency
Center for Disability Services, Langan School, Albany
* November 5 at 3:30 pm Residency culminates in a collaborative performance

Now in its fourth year, this unique outreach program brings ESDC's creative movement workshops to children and young adults with special needs. The November performance will showcase the students' creative and artistic growth.


September 2018 - June 2019
Arts-in-Education Residency
Abram Lansing Elementary School, Cohoes

ESDC returns for its fifth year-long residency with Pre-K and 3rd Grade students at Abram Lansing. Pre-K students experience bi-weekly movement story hours relating dance with literacy. For the 3rd Graders, ESDC uses creative movement to explore, reinforce, and extend social studies concepts in relation to four countries they will study throughout the year: Egypt, Norway, Japan, and Brazil.


September 2018 - June 2019
Arts-in-Education Literacy Residency
Harmony Hill and Van Schaick Elementary Schools, Cohoes

ESDC explores literacy and movement in these Story Hour workshops for Pre-Kindergarten classes



Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10 am
ChoreoPhysics Arts-in-Education Performance
UAlbany PAC, Albany
www.albany.edu/pac/
(518) 442-3995

In this presentation formulated for high school science students, ESDC teams up with physicist Dr. Keith Earle to explore the intersection of scientific scholarship and the performing arts



Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 10 am
Science in Motion Arts-in-Education Performance
Glendaal Elementary, Scotia

ESDC performs selections from its repertory that bring the study of water, birds and their habitats and animals to life, and also invites students onstage with the dancers to join in the fun!


February - May, 2019
Outreach Residency
Center for Disability Services, Smith Center, Guilderland
* May 3 at 11 am * Residency culminates in a collaborative performance

ESDC has been bringing creative movement and aesthetic experiences to adults with special needs for five years. The May 3 performance will highlight this special population's ever-expanding creativity, with this session's theme: Road Trip, USA!


March 2018 - April 2018
SPAC Classical Kids Arts-in-Education Performances

In its second year partnering with the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, ESDC brings this hour-long presentation into elementary and middle schools, introducing children to these four styles of dance in a fun and comprehensive way: ballet, tap, jazz, and modern.



~ Friday, April 26, 2019 at 3 pm
Story Hour with Ellen Sinopoli
Lansingburg Public Library, Troy

In this free event geared toward families with young children, Ellen Sinopoli reads from her extensive collection of children's books, conducting basic movement activities that are related to the stories.



Monday-Friday, May 20-24, 2019
If Books Could Dance! Arts-in-Education Performance and Residency
Park Terrace Elementary, Gloversville

ESDC performs If Books Could Dance!, which incorporates history, science, poetry, visual art and literature with modern dance and is inspired by the works of Maurice Sendak, Thomas Locker and other authors. During the residency, 2nd grade students will create their own stories and present a creative movement performance of their own for the entire student body. ESDC will also visit grades Pre-K through 1st for Movement Story Hours.


 


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