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The work created in this website was a cooperation of 10 dance educators to create materials for Dance Teachers in the K-12 environment to utilize as means to delve into social justice in the dance classroom as well as a variety of dance forms around the world.
Dance New Jersey/Rutgers Dance Education Program Partnership
OCA Dance is a New Jersey based Afro-Latinx Dance company under the direction of Kennyth Montes de Oca. My work with this company consists on being a Teaching Artist, a performer, as well as a development manager.
"September Ready" COVID-19 Dance Education Safety Guidelines 1.0
Arts Ed NJ put together an Arts Education Taskforce to research and establish safety guidelines in different Arts classrooms for online, hybrid, and in person instruction during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dance New Jersey Festival Presentation
During this workshop at the Dance New Jersey Annual Festival of 2021, we created different materials that dance educators can utilize in their classrooms to make their lessons more engaging. I created a Taboo presentation template for use in the dance classroom.
Dance New Jersey Education Connection Call Presentation
During this connection call for Dance Educators across New Jersey, I belonged to a team of 10 presenters who analyzed the Social Justice in Teaching Framework in terms of its application in the Dance classroom. This presentation followed the creation of 5 asynchronous units that ranged in all levels of PK - 12 schooling.
Laura is a member of the Clarity Fitness team in Weehawken NJ. This fitness studio provides a variety of fitness classes. Laura teaches Barre classes and Yoga classes for this studio.
Laura is a member of the Jane Do team, teaching in the Montclair studio. This Dance Cardio Fitness studio offers five different styles: Get Lifted, Step It Up, Tramp Stamp, Dance your A$$ Off, and Train Jane.
September Forward 2021 COVID-19 Dance Education Safety Guidelines Taskforce
Arts Ed NJ put together an Arts Education Taskforce to develop safety guidelines in different Arts classrooms for hybrid and in person instruction for a safe back to school after the COVID-19 pandemic. I was part of the group tasked with developing the Dance Education guidelines.
Bogota Middle School Dance Company Artistic Director
The Middle School at Bogota, NJ is home to the BMS Dance Company. This company was established in 2021 by current artistic director, Laura de la Garza Noble. As artistic director, some of the responsibilities Laura has include choreographing, teaching dance technique, organizing performances, organizing visits to various venues, and much more. If you wish to learn more about the Dance Company at BMS, click the button above.
International Dance Council (CID) - UNESCO Membership
"CID is the official umbrella organization for all forms of dance in all countries of the world. It is a non-governmental organization founded in 1973 within the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, where it is based. Its members are the most prominent federations, associations, schools, companies and individuals in over 170 countries. CID cooperates with national and local governments, international organizations and institutions. CID is official partner of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization." (CID Official Website)