Kern Dance Alliance + League of Dreams
ADAPTIdance: DANCE + DISABILITY
Every Child Should Have A Chance To Dance
ADAPTIdance Registration opens August 1st, 2019
KDA and the League of Dreams will offer a dance + disability program. ADAPTIdance participants will learn inclusive, creative dance that is accessible and adaptable for movers with and without physical and developmental disabilities. The program will culminate with a performance at the historic Bakersfield Fox Theater. ADAPTIdance is taught by dance educators trained by the world’s leading dance + disability dance company, AXIS Dance Company.
KDA Dance Studio at Garces Memorial High School
Saturdays, October 5-November 9, 2019
ADAPTIdance Student Intern Meeting: October 2
Picture Day: October 5
Final Performance at the Fox Theater: November 13
1:30-2:30 Class #1- Younger Participants
2:30-3:30 Class #2- Older Participants
3:30- 4:30 Class #3- Participants w/ Assistive Devices
*Dance class placement based upon League of Dreams recommendations for group participation.
ADAPTIdance registration opens August 1
New dancers must provide a diagnosis confirmation or first page of IEP and be between the ages of 5 and 22
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FOR MORE INFORMATION:
TO BECOME AN ADAPTIdance VOLUNTEER:
CALL FOR ADAPTIdance STUDENT DANCE INTERNS
Deadline to Apply- Monday, September 23
Do you have a heart for working with people with physical and developmental disabilities?
Kern Dance Alliance and the League of Dreams are seeking dance student interns to assist with the 6-week ADAPTIdance program. Dance interns will support the ADAPTIdance staff and participants, assist with dance classes and choreography, and will perform in the ADAPTIdance performance at the Fox Theater on November 13, 2019 at 4:30.
ADAPTIdance dance interns are expected to have at least 3 years of formal dance training and experience in assisting dance classes. Community service hours and letters of recommendation are available to all dance interns.
Student interns are expected to be available for the duration of the fall 2019 ADAPTIdance program.
All ADAPTIdance dance interns will attend an orientation and training session at the Dance Studio at Garces Memorial High School.
For more information and to APPLY, submit a completed application form (link below- all fields are required), cover letter, resume, and one letter of recommendation.