Dance in the Schools

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Dance in the Schools is an organization that brings professional Dance Teaching Artists into the Cambridge Public Schools.

 

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By Molly Haig

“Ohh-kay…ready?” Brandon* asks Jonathan*, holding out a hand. The students are practicing the hard part: the partner spin. Their classroom has become a makeshift dance studio; desks and chairs are pushed aside, and music plays from a speaker in the corner. When Brandon and Jonathan try the spin, their hands catch awkwardly behind Brandon’s back. “Here, bring it over your head,” suggests the teacher. The boys try it again…and again. The spin gets smoother each time.

Rocking around the Clock