Durham Public Schools Students Enjoyed an Afternoon of Dance with Gaspard & Dancers!


On Friday, October 5, over 400 students from R.N. Harris Elementary, Githens Middle School and Jordan High School filled Reynolds Industries Theatre at Duke University to see Gaspard & Dancers perform. The show marked the first school performance for the Durham-based company founded by Gaspard Louis a former dancer with Pilobolus Dance Theatre. Friday’s performance … Continue reading Durham Public Schools Students Enjoyed an Afternoon of Dance with Gaspard & Dancers!

We had a fantastic year – Thank you! CAPS Year-end Review


Thank you to our school & community partners, PTA’s, teaching artists, and funders whose generosity helped CAPS reach over 29,000 students, facilitate 472 programs (including artist residencies, workshops, master-classes and performances) in 90 schools & community spaces throughout Durham, Chapel-Hill, Granville and Orange counties. What’s below ~ Highlights in pictures CAPS FY18 sponsors Who we served CAPS … Continue reading We had a fantastic year – Thank you! CAPS Year-end Review

Meet Yholima Vargas-Aleem – Faces of CAPS Series


Yholima Vargas joins the CAPS program to bring Latin American dance and culture to schools throughout the Durham/Triangle community. Learn more about her performance ” Latin American Dance: Let Your Body Surprise YOU!” here. Special thanks to Cammel Hurse of Cammel’s Photography

Storytime with Anita Woodley


DPS summer campers participated in “Storytime” with CAPS Artist Anita Woodley yesterday at Morehead Montessori. Students listened to stories from “great-grandma” and many other characters Mrs. Woodley impersonates.  Later in the presentation, students were led in a discussion about healthy eating habits and keeping our bodies fit. Students learned how to prepare and eat nutritious … Continue reading Storytime with Anita Woodley