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Our carefully crafted programs enrich every school curriculum, encourage awareness, appreciation and respect for different cultures and backgrounds. It provide students and teachers with excitement, interactivity, education, and entertainment. A final performance by the students can be held at the end of three to five days residency

 

Let’s Dance our Story: Grades K- 5
This program combines storytelling and Latin American dances: meringue, Salsa, Candombe, Canavalito and Cha-Cha, giving students and teachers the opportunity to explore, appreciate, and enjoy Latin America's arts, culture and language. A final performance to invite community and parents could be organize

 

Bailemos! Grades 2- 16

A residency that introduces students to the culture of Latin America through dance and music. Creative Bridges provides hands-on workshops to teach Latin American music, dance and culture. Students will be taught the fundamental rhythms and steps of Salsa, Merengue, Cha-cha , Bachata and Carnavalito

 

Tango and Culture : The Immigrants from Argentina and USA : Grades 7- 16

Participant will learn how the tango was created and the relationship with the immigrants from Argentina and USA, through its dance, music and the lyrics. The Tango was developed in a melting pot of cultures that was Buenos Aires. It transmits the dramatics of the European immigrants, who left their countries and their lives to adopt a new one in South America.  We believe that use of such materials will foster a "hands on" appreciation of the history of the immigrant in Argentina and USA.

The Andes: Venezuela, Ecuador, Perú, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina: Grades 3-16

Through the music and dance of Carnavalito the students will understand how the Indians from Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina took the most important for them: their culture. Maps, photographs, slide presentations, clothing, music, video, instruments, and art work.

 

Disappeared: Grades 9-16

A multimedia assembly about the Disappeared. Between 1973 and 1983 -  In battles against political dissidents, the governments of Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, Guatemala, and Nicaragua developed a strategy aimed not only at eliminating opposition but also at terrorizing the population at large

The Disappeared pose fundamental questions about human nature and the capability within each of us to commit unspeakable acts of terror--questions that resonate today, we continue to live in a world plagued by recurrences of crimes against humanity.

 

WORKSHOP and ARTIST IN RESIDENCY PROGRAMS

A residency day is based on three 45-minute class,three workshops a day can be scheduled no more than 60 students each.

Programs can be tailored to themes or different ages/populations.

HOW TO BOOK A PROGRAM:

 

A first step to booking an program with Creative Bridges Institute is to give us a call or email us and let’s discuss how creative Bridges Institute can make a difference in your school/ University. We pride ourselves on approaching each Institution and each educator as an individual.

 

Individual artists, performance ensembles and specific programs are available on a first-come first-served basis. In order to book the teaching artist or performer of your choice, please schedule early.


Please contact us for prices and packages 

 

(609)895-2981

 

creativebridges@aol.com

 

Creativebridgesinstitute@yahoo.com