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Virtual Dance Educators Training Institute 2020

August 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until August 19, 2020

ClancyWorks Dance Company and Baltimore County Public Schools

Virtual Dance Educators Training Institute 2020
Inspiring New Paths To Learning in a Virtual World

August 17th-19th
Online. Join from anywhere. Links will be sent to participants.

This summer, join ClancyWorks online for an inspiring three days of virtual dance workshops & seminars. Network with fellow instructors, arts educators, and national and international faculty members for three afternoons of in-depth learning.  Cited as “A Think Tank for Dance Teachers” by Lisa Traiger in Dance Teacher Magazine, DETI’s sessions include a broad range of workshops that focus on 21st-century skills needed for students to thrive in today’s ever-changing world:

  • Technique Classes in a variety of dance styles, including Modern, Afrobeat, and Contemporary Jazz;
  • Virtual Teaching Approaches including Modeling a Virtual Class Offering, Building Community via Virtual Performances, and Managing Your Virtual Classroom
  • Building Racial Equity with Race Forward
  • Somatic Studies, including Functional Awareness®
  • Creativity, Collaboration and Composition Workshops through the lens of Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Approaches, Arts Integration: Whitman Sisters Legacy, Composition with Shapes in 10

From those in Higher Education and K-12 to local studio teachers, across multiple disciplines and levels of expertise, we welcome a broad range of participants to join us. DETI 2020 is designed to help participants delve deeper into their artistic pursuits and enhance their pedagogical techniques in a challenging, yet supportive environment. All sessions are open to the public, with a particular interest to serve choreographers, performers, highly experienced dance educators as well as teaching artists who are just beginning to work in the field. Organizational leaders, administrators, and participants from various arts and educational disciplines are also encouraged to attend.

According to our most recent poll, 100% of participants affirmed that they gained new knowledge from the DETI, which helped them to approach class planning more effectively. Learn and share new ideas for moving your hybrid or virtual dance classroom into the post-Covid school year. Continuing Professional Development Course (CPD) Credit from the MD State Department of Education is also available through the DETI. Tuition for 2020 is $100 and work-study positions are available. Early Bird Registration: Save $25 on full-institute’s tuition by registering before July 20th, 2020. For more information, visit us online: www.clancyworks.org/DETI

Facilitators include:
Dr. Adrienne Clancy, ClancyWorks Dance Company
Sonia Synkowski, BCPS Dance Resource Teacher
Nancy Romita, Towson University
danah bella, Peabody Conservatory of the John Hopkins University
Jess Beach, Star Alliance
and more

Register Here

$100 Full DETI
$75 early bird rate if registered by July 20th, 2020
$15 single 50-minute session
$7 single 30-minute session

Save an additional $25 by mentioning DANCEMETRO2020 when you register.

Work-study positions available.

This program is made possible in part by: ClancyWorks Dance Company, Baltimore County Public Schools, the Baltimore County Commission on Arts and Sciences, and the Maryland State Arts Council. Please contact us if you would like to participate in DETI2020 but are experiencing financial difficulties at this time.


August 17, 2020
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm