JC Grooves is a unique program of dance training, performance, first-hand exposure to working with professional dancers and musicians, and arts education for Jersey City middle school students. The program consists of a 12-16 session intensive program of dance training, creativity, small group dynamics, collaboration, and performance for a select group of 25 6th – 8th graders. The program promotes development in the areas communication, responsibility, self-confidence, teamwork, physical fitness, self-awareness, and creativity/problem solving. It weaves together intensive work on dance technique, rehearsal for performances, student-initiated choreography, as well as team-building and communication exercises. The students create and perform their own work as well as perform alongside the professional dancers from Nimbus Dance in the final performances.
For more information and to bring JC Grooves to your school, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org