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Teacher Workshops

Photo by: Cameron Durham                                                             Photo by: Cameron Durham

Saturday, February 8th, 2014
4:00-7:00 PM
Houston Ballet Center for Dance
601 Preston Street, Houston, TX 77002
Cost: FREE!
Click HERE to register or For More Information, call (713) 535-3207

In this 3-hour workshop, PK-8th grade ELA teachers will learn how incorporating movement into their lesson plans can help students:

- Think and write critically
- Tap into their kinesthetic modality
- Engage with new vocabulary
- Create and collaborate!

Dance teachers will learn how to collaborate with ELA teachers to support language and concept acquisition in their schools.
There will be activities especially geared toward English Language Learners.

Other workshops

Houston Ballet's Education & Outreach team will work with you to design free teacher workshops for your school or district in the following two areas: 1) dance teacher workshops, or 2) arts integration workshops for your core curriculum teachers.

Who: Dance teachers in your district OR core curriculum teachers at your school

What: Dance technique workshops or arts integration workshops

Where: At your school or in your district OR at Houston Ballet Center for Dance

When: Early release days, in-service days, or anytime you have set aside for professional development.

The content of teacher workshops aligns with TEKS and national standards in dance and core curriculum. Houston Ballet is an approved CPE provider by the Texas Education Association.

Our workshops leave your teachers feeling energized, enthusiastic and inspired about dance in their classrooms! To design a workshop for your teachers please complete the registration form below.


Teaching Materials

Click on the image below to get a study guide for student matinees.

For fun activities, please see the following:

Fun Facts About The Nutcracker

Kids Korner - Foot Positions!

Kids Korner - Trivia

Kids Korner - Jokes!

Waltzing Through History Activities


For more information about upcoming Houston Ballet performances, including interviews with choreographers, click here.