any arts project, it is important that the subject matter
is both inspiring and something that each individual can relate
to. Careful planning and consultations with groups prior to
activity can help shape the project and provide an understanding
of the groups’ needs. The different types of heritage
give scope to develop thought-provoking ideas which can be
presented through the arts.
the right stimuli
can be defined as something that interests the mind, or incites
Every town, whether rural or urban, has buildings and places
that exist for the benefit of the community. Libraries, parks,
places of worship, hospitals, town halls, sports centres and
theatres all offer potential for exciting learning that helps
students engage with where they live.
Think creatively about how you could make the most of the
public buildings and spaces around your home.
Many offer fantastic opportunities for cross-curricular learning
and most will be happy to get the community involved.
Opposite are some ideas to get you started. Stimuli for dance
compositions can be auditory, visual, ideational, tactile
or kinaesthetic. Your stimuli should influence movement ideas
and create an overall theme for your piece.
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