Heather Bryce is a Dance Teaching Artist and Choreographer focused on providing high quality arts engagement opportunities to students of all ages. Bryce’s teaching methods are experiential, participatory and student-centered. She is focused on community building and collaboration with students and teachers. Bryce has extensive experience working with special populations and in inclusive environments. She is sensitive to the needs of diverse student populations and skilled in scaffolding lessons to individual needs and strengths while providing opportunities for self-directed learning. Bryce has over 19 years of experience and currently works as a Teaching Artist for organizations including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Lincoln Center Education, The Performing Arts Center at SUNY Purchase, and The Center for Arts Education. She holds her MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College. www.brycedancecompany.com
ARTS-CURRICULUM INTEGRATION: (DANCE) (STORYTELLING/WRITING) (SCIENCE) (LANGUAGE ARTS)


GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Residency
Arts Integration Dance Residency

Arts Integration Residencies use dance as a vehicle to explore classroom curriculum and learning objectives such as story structure, vocabulary, and historical content while teaching dance skills and enhancing student outcomes. Provides partnership between teachers and the teaching artist to support all learners in broadening their understanding through kinesthetic learning connected to the NC Essential Standards. LEARN MORE HERE

Max Participants: 35 students max

Duration: 45-60 minutes per class.
5-10 class sessions (in collaboration with classroom teacher) up to 5 classes per day.

Special Requirements: Classroom, utility room, or gym – enough room for students to stand or sit in a circle. Electrical outlet, Smart board/white board, chart paper and markers

Fee: $125.00 per class



GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Residency
Contemporary Dance Residency

Students will gain confidence in their unique movement repertoire, learn and refine technique in contemporary dance. Students are guided through exercises emphasizing contraction and release, weight shifts and finding expanded points of balance. This class can be modified for any age group or level of experience. LEARN MORE HERE

Max Participants: 35 per classroom max

Duration: 40-60 minutes, 6-12 class sessions, up to 5 classes per day.

Special Requirements: Electrical outlet, Smart board/white board, chart paper and markers

Fee: $125.00 per class

PARTICIPANTS: SENIORS

Residency
Creative Movement for Seniors Residency

Participants explore movement and personal stories in this movement class tailored for seniors. LEARN MORE HERE

Max Participants: 30 students per class

Duration: 45-50 minutes. 5-16 class sessions and culminating sharing, 1 planning meeting with administrative staff as applicable

Special Requirements: Enough room for participants to sit in a circle in chairs, Electrical outlet, One sturdy chair for each participant, Chart paper and markers

Fee: $125.00 per class



PARTICIPANTS: PreK – 12 Teachers

Workshop/Residency
Teacher Workshop: Bringing dance into the Classroom

In this two hour workshop for classroom teachers, we will explore ways to incorporate movement into the curriculum in order to expand learning opportunities for all students. LEARN MORE HERE

Max Participants: 50 teachers/admin max 

Duration: 2-hour workshop 

Special Requirements: Classroom, utility room, or gym – enough room for participants to stand or sit in a circle. Electrical outlet, Smart board/white board, chart paper and markers

Fee: $250.00