Module 10 – Getting Ready for Performance: Building the Creative Process in Dance Technique (Grades 7-12)



Welcome to Creativity at the Core, Module 10 – Getting Ready for Performance: Building the Creative Process in Dance Technique (Grades 7-12) brought to you by the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools and P.L.A.C.E. Performance.

This module is designed for grades 7 – 12 dance educators to build and expand student creativity in the dance technique class.

The Presentation Chart will give you an entire overview of the module (available under Downloads).

Tutorial:  Click here for the Module 10 Getting Ready for Performance Tutorial.  Click here for a word version of the Module 10 Tutorial.

Planning your Professional Learning (Content Outlines)

The following outlines can be used to break down your training. These are all available under Downloads.

  1. Welcome, Introductions, Setting the Context and Overview of the Days Agenda
  2. Contemporary Technique Class
  3. Deconstructing the Contemporary Dance Class
  4. Hip-Hop Technique Class
  5. Classroom Translation and Final Reflection

Handouts & Resources

  • Handout: Example Flyer – Getting Ready for Performance
  • Powerpoint: Getting Ready for Performance
  • Article: Developing Listening Bodies
  • Article: Teaching to the Whole Dancer


Read about the Common Core Plus standards in the Standards document under Downloads.


In the Research document you will find web, book and periodical resources.


Armalyn De La O, Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, 601 North E Street, San Bernardino, CA 92415

Sue Roginski, Dance Artist and Educator, P.L.A.C.E. Performance, 4746 Sunnyside Dr., Riverside, CA 92506

Other Contributors:

Nicole Robinson, Teacher Leader, RIMS California Arts Project

C.J. Logel, Dance Artist/Choreographer, P.L.A.C.E. Performance

Rosa Rodriguez Frazier, Dancer/Choreographer/Educator, AB Miller Dance Conservatory

Brandon J, Choreographer and Educator, ENVY Dance Company

Tracy Tom-Hoon, Dance Artist and Choreographer, P.L.A.C.E. Performance

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