Mass Movement, inc - Arts Learning Dance Workshops and Residencies - Arts For Learning Massachusetts


Learning Through Movement: Dance Workshops and Residencies

Type: Workshop|Residency|Remote
Art Form: Dance|Exploring Cultures|History, Math, Science
Grade Level: K - 12
Scheduling Request

Mass Movement residencies consist of dynamic dance workshops that encourage creativity, deepen cultural awareness, and improve physical well-being. All programs are available virtually for remote learning online. 

Choose from:

  • Creative movement to encourage self-expression and physicalize language and story
  • Ethnic and traditional dance forms (from African to European) to foster understanding of other cultures through their traditional movement styles and rhythmic patterns
  • Contemporary dance to explore scientific and mathematical concepts through rhythm and physical movement.

Schools can choose any combination of dance workshop options to meet their classroom needs.

Length: 45-60 Minutes
Audience Limit: 30
Curriculum Connection: Dance, Science, Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, African American Culture, American History, World Folk Traditions

Social Studies:

African-American Culture: African Dance to Hip Hop

International Folk Dances from All Continents

Swing Dances from the World War II Era

English Language Arts:

Plot Development: Storytelling in Movement

Figurative Language: Abstraction, Similes, and Metaphors

Science and Mathematics:

Einstein Rules: Opposition, Gravity and Causality

Divide and Conquer: Math/Movement Games

Dances of the Solar System

Minimum of 2 workshops per day

2 Workshops: $500
Additional Workshops: $200
Residency Workshops: $150-$350
What is a residency?
Planning Fee based on scope of residency
Travel: $25 per day
Pricing may vary for weekends/out-of-school time
Processing Fee of $30 added to all contracts

Remote (live online)
School sets up link for remote meeting and makes the artist a co-host. Screen share must be enabled, however please turn off ‘annotation’ feature. Artist may need to sign on 20-30 minutes prior to the meeting to check sound levels. A representative from the school must be on the call and mute students as needed. Please introduce the performer as an Arts for Learning Massachusetts artist.


In person:


1 reserved parking space

1 Bottle of water

A teacher in the room to support artist and address student needs.



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