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Shake It!

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Shake It! is a new dance workshop company run by students at The Bolsover School. We offer a range of workshops in many different dance styles and genres, including African and Asian folk and classical dance, to contemporary dances including Hip Hop and Break Dancing. (see our website for more details http://www.school-portal.co.uk/GroupHomepage.asp?GroupID=128656) We work with nursery, primary and secondary schools in the area. We want to get young children interested in dance, as a way of keeping fit and to inspire them to get interested in dance and movement as a long term enjoyment. If you choose any of the African or Asian dance styles, schools can involve their pupils in other areas of the curriculum using dance as the central theme to raise their cultural awareness, English, Geography and History. We make our dance workshops fun, and we often work with schools towards a public performance where the young people can really shine, like local Festivals and events. As our strapline says "Shake It! - it's your time to shine." For more details, please contact us: E-mail -- shakeit@bolsover.derbyshire.sch.uk

Contact

Contact name:
Jean Simpson
Address:
The Bolsover School,
Mooracre Lane,
Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire,
S44 6XA
Telephone:
01246822105 EXT. 222

Types of work

Workshops, Performances, Public Art

About your artistic work

Dance
Contemporary, Folk and traditional, Urban, World, Other
Design
Other
Film and Video
Documentary, Other
Media Arts
Photography, Web design
Music and sound art
Folk, Urban, World, Other
Visual art
Other
Words
Other
Additional work
Disability Arts, Participatory Arts, Disability Arts, Participatory Arts

Your work in education

3-5 years old, 5-7 years old, 7-11 years old, 11-14 years old, 14-16 years old, 16-18 years old

Your work in specialised community settings

Young people, Arts and health, 0-5's, Older people

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