School Shows

Ballet Hispánico

Grades 5-12

Embark on a guided journey through Latin American dance and music. This interactive, fun-filled exploration features excerpts of the Ballet Hispánico repertory and narrated by a master teaching artist. Latin music, cultural connections, choreography insights, and dance history come together as students explore cultures of Spain, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Americas, while learning about Latinx icons such as Celia Cruz and Tito Puente.

LBC performance may vary.

Education Programs on sale August 7, 2019 starting at 9:00am.

Set the Stage

Prepare your students for their trip to the theater with these free resource materials. (Coming soon!)

  • Artist’s Study Guide
  • Talking Points for Classroom Discussion
  • Classroom Activity

Common Core Content Standards

Easily apply these content standards in your classroom:

  • 7.SL.2: Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study.
  • 8.SL.2: Analyze the purpose of information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and evaluate the motives (e.g., social, commercial, political) behind its presentation.
  • 11-12.RI.3: Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course of the text.

Lesson Plan Idea

Students examine the cultural significance of dance, tracing its history throughout South America.

Art Talks: Free Guided Tours of the Sculpture Garden

Extend your field trip by touring our Sculpture Garden with a specially trained docent! Our current exhibition, Harmonies: Kati Casida, Catherine Daley, and Jann Nunn, features three highly acclaimed Bay Area sculptors. Join us with a group of up to 100 people for a a walking tour through these unique works. Tours begin 15 minutes after school shows and last approximately 20 minutes. Advanced registration is required. Sign up using the application available online or email Chrystie Prokopakis for more information.

Or take a self-guided tour using this map.

MORE INFORMATION

  • To contact us, email Chrystie Prokopakis, School & Family Coordinator, or call 707.800.7504.
  • Find terms and conditions plus more resources here.
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