Teaching Artists Training Series

The Teaching Artists Training Series is an opportunity for teaching artist to increase their capacity as a teacher by expanding their toolkit, digging deeper into their craft and networking.

Anatomy/Injury Prevention: Ankle & Knee
Saturday May 12 with Danelle Dickson, Performance Plus Physical Therapy

Curriculum Building: Design, Reflect and Refine
Friday June 22 10am – 12:30pm with Crystal Davis, University of Maryland

Anatomy/Injury Prevention: The Hip & Pelvis
Sunday July 15th with Danelle Dickson, Performance Plus Physical Therapy

Fall 2018:
Body Mind Centering @ The 2018 Dance Summit with Jolyn Arisman
Applying lesson plans: Skill-building

**Sessions are $30 for members $50* non-members**

Registration, time and location coming soon.

*Hey! A DMDC Creative Individual membership is $40 and you’ll want to come to all of our Teaching Artist Training Series and even our Leadership Development Series so joining your professional organization connects you with your community and saves you money! Become a member today.



Crystal U. Davis, CLMA, is an Assistant Professor of Dance at University of Maryland College Park where she supervises the dance education courses and certification programs.  For twelve years she has taught dance and creative movement to children in public and private educational settings and facilitated training for educators and childcare providers.  She obtained her B.A. in Comparative Religion from Emory University (2000), M.F.A in Dance from Texas Woman’s University (2003), M.A. in Performance Studies from New York University (2004), and C.L.M.A. from Integrated Movement Studies (2010).  She has performed, presented and conducted ethnographic research at international and domestic venues including the National Association of Independent Schools People of Color Conference and Mehrangarh Fort in Rajasthan, India. Her postmodern choreography examines incongruities between what we believe and what we do. Ms. Davis’ research explores how personal belief systems, implicit bias and privilege manifests in the body.