Gary Reed

Gary Reed

Gary Reed is a dancer, choreographer, and movement specialist, who began his dance career with musical theatre in Northern California. He graduated from the University of Utah with a B.A. in modern dance and has been dancing and teaching in the Northwest for over 30 years. He has been at the

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Program description

Teacher Resources: Lesson Plans/Resources will be provided to the teachers at least one week in advance of the scheduled project.


Sample Residency Topics:

Dance Appreciation in the Classroom

Two Dance Class Study at the Bainbridge Dance Center Studio Brain Dance and Beyond


Sample Residency Description: Two visits by a dance/movement specialist to your classroom to explore the connections


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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance, In-School Residency, Student Showcase Opportunities, Workshops & Classes (In-School), Workshops & Classes (Out of School)
Artistic Discipline: Dance
Subject: Dance, Language Arts, Math, PE, Science, Social Studies
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Kindergarten
Bilingual: No


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes


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