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Medieval Festival

Artist: Ballet Theatre of Maryland

Type: Assemblies / Performances

Medieval Festival Assembly 1Medieval Festival Assembly 2

Description

During this dance assembly, dancers perform 30-40 minutes of excerpts from the production of “Excalibur” including duets, solos, and theatrical combat sword fights with a narrative about the Arthurian Legends. The excerpts are set to authentic medieval and Celtic music in abstract period costumes.

Sample Common Core connection
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.9 Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.

Photos by Jim Larsen Photography.

Information

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

Price

Assembly Price: $825

Assembly Back-to-Back Price: $1165

Workshop Cost per Day: NA

Workshop Materials Fee: NA

Travel Fee: Mileage fee may apply.

Technical Requirements

• A table and chair for a tape recorder
• A clean, well-swept floor, preferably wood
• A performance area available one hour prior to performance (multi-purpose room)
• Nearby dressing rooms for change of costumes
• A microphone (if available)

Themes

Classical Music Month
Music in our Schools Month
National Arts and Humanities Month
National Arts in Education Week

Curriculum Connections

Common Core-aligned
Dance and Movement
European History
History