Creative Dance In Schools
CDIS is a Jacksonville Dance Theatre initiative through our Live the Arts outreach program that provides schools with in-school dance education residencies. We provide half-day, full day, and extended residencies in schools, enlisting dance specialists to come once a week teaching the basis of CREATIVE Dance while finding cross-curricular connections. Our goal is to provide children with the experience of creative bodily expression as well as helping teachers find ways to integrate movement in their everyday lesson plans. Basing this program in creative dance rather than codified technique helps illicit choice, respect, and a pique of interest of dance as an art form.