Artist: Dance China New York
Type: Assemblies / Performances, Touring Artists
Performed in traditional Chinese costumes, this program introduces audiences to Chinese culture through traditional dance and music. China Patterns weaves together language lessons, historical details, onstage demonstrations, audience dialogue, and audience participation. Through dance narration, the program involves the audiences in identifying traits, customs, and patterns of life illustrated in Chinese dances. The diversity of dance selections, authentic costumes, music, props, and background information makes this an excellent introduction to Chinese culture.
Sample Common Core Connections
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.3 Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.1 Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others‘ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Audience Limit: 250
Program Length: 45 minutes
Appropriate for Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, All Grades
Assembly Price: $1300
Assembly Back-to-Back Price: $1600
Workshop Cost per Day: NA
Workshop Materials Fee: NA
Travel Fee: Mileage fee may apply.
- Minimum clearance – 20‘ x 30‘
- Minimum height clearance – 14‘
- Smooth wooden floor (Marley floor optional)
- 1 CD player or auxiliary input for iPod connected to PA system
- 1 vocal microphone (wireless preferred)
- Dressing rooms adjacent to or near the stage