When Jewish and Palestinian grade schoolers meet in a ballroom dance class in Jaffa, Israel, sparks fly. Pierre Dulaine is challenged to teach not just dance but the arts of communication and teamwork.
Music has the power to overcome fear, prejudice, animosity and build understanding through a common artful purpose. Upper elementary children in NYC and Jaffa learn to dance TOGETHER, and enjoy it and each other.
Based on Prokofiev's ballet, performed by the Berlin Comic Opera Ballet. 31 min.
These joyful productions, abridged for the classroom, capture a child's imagination and are a perfect introduction to classical music.
Traditional favorites to sing along or play along. Fun for Rhythm Band.