School Shows

Versa-Style Dance Company

Grades 7-12

Los Angeles-based hip hop dance sensation, Versa-Style, breaks through color lines by bringing diverse people together. Versa-Style strives to share the impact arts can have with students in their own communities. This special performance for students showcases the history of hip hop culture, demonstrating freedom of expression and individuality, hard work, self discipline, and dedication.

Common Core Content Standards Easily Applied in Your Classroom


  • 6-8.RH.2: Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
  • 9-10.RI.6: Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.
  • 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


Using dance as text, discuss the viewpoint of the choreographer as the author and the purpose of the piece through that choreography.

Resources


Find materials for every show, policies, and more resources here.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Email Chrystie Prokopakis, School and Family Coordinator, or call 707.800.7504.

Event Information


Tuesday, April 24, 2018
9:30am
60 minutes
versastyledance.org

LBC performance may vary.

Set the Stage


Prepare your students for their trip to the theater with these free resource materials.

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Art Talks


Free Guided Tours of the Sculpture Garden

Please select the desired date and time options for your docent-led tour through our Sculpture Garden to view the work of Bruce Johnson’s “Root 101” exhibit when you place your School Show order.  Tours may accommodate up to 100 people, take approximately 20 minutes, and begin 15 minutes after school shows end. We will confirm your tour reservation based on scheduling and availability. Use our online application, printed order application, or contact Chrystie Prokopakis by email or phone at 707.800.7504.