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Aging Gracefully: Pallette, an Intergenerational Arts Program, Pairs VCU Students with Senior Adults to Overcome Ageism Through Art

Articles and Blog Posts

Pallette is a program of Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Arts’ Department of Dance and Choreography that was started in 2014 to enable interdisciplinary health profession students to work with older adults on creative projects. …

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Dance and Movement at Home with Dance for PD, a program of the Mark Morris Dance Group

Websites

Dance for PD is committed to supporting the global community and encouraging people living with Parkinson’s to keep dancing during a time when live classes may not be available. They are providing regularly-scheduled live online community …

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Dance Exchange “Dance On” Program

Programs and Initiatives

Dance On is a program developed by the Dance Exchange in Takoma Park, MD, that brings together its creative aging and intergenerational dance programs. These include an annual Dance On Festival for older adults, educators, …

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Innovative “School of Drag” Event Mixes Generations and Gender Performance

Articles and Blog Posts

In May 2019, gender performers of all ages wowed local audiences at the culminating event for “School of Drag,” an innovative arts workshop series held at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Tucson, AZ. …

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Joan Green, Teaching Artist

Articles and Blog Posts

In this interview with dancer Joan Green, she talks about how she began teaching dance to  young children. She later became fascinated by the work of choreographer Liz Lerman when she first began teaching dance …

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Lifetime Arts Resource: Sample Teaching Artist Budget for a Dance/Movement Program

Toolkits

This sample budget provides organizations with a general understanding of teaching artist fees, art supplies/equipment costs, and program expenses for a dance/movement program.

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Lisa Spraragen, Teaching Artist

Articles and Blog Posts

A graduate of Brown University with a Master’s in Music Performance from New York University, Lifetime Arts Roster teaching artist, Lisa Spraragen is a classical and flamenco guitarist and dancer. In 2018, she taught three …

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Partnerships Key to Sustainability for Dances for a Variable Population

Case Studies

Through clear and innovative programming, active demonstration of program benefits, and equal investment in their community of teaching artists and participants, Dances for a Variable Population (DVP) has been able to build successful, lasting relationships …

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School of Drag Attracts Intergenerational Performers

Articles and Blog Posts

“School of Drag,” a creative aging program collaboration between the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tucson, AZ (MOCA) and Fluxx Productions, is a 10-week workshop series that invites 55+ LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, …

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The Home/Body Warm-up for Homebound Times

Articles and Blog Posts

Lifetime Arts Roster Teaching Artist, Greacian Goeke, has taught her signature class, “Free to Move: Expressive Movement & Rhythm for Brain & Body Health,” at the Albany Senior Center outside of Oakland, CA for the …

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