QUALITIES OF A COWLES TEACHING ARTIST
able to communicate clearly and efficiently with Cowles Education staff and collaborating classroom teachers
open-minded to different ways of teaching, willing to share goals and responisibilities, desire to engage classroom teachers in conversation
able and willing to adjust their teaching style and lesson to suit the needs of the students, classroom teacher and circumstances of the workshop/residency
expertise in their field of dance studies and ability to educate participants appropriately to students knowledge and skill level
Cowles Teaching Artists are professional dancers, choreographers, and experienced educators who use innovative approaches to bring dance into classrooms. Our Teaching Artists use their diverse experiences and expertise to teach students of all ages through The Cowles Center's Arts in Education programs. We are happy to work with you to craft a residency or workshop that meets your learning goals. Please peruse our Teaching Artist pages to read about their experiences.