Teaching Artist Residencies

Director, Ruth Lewis is a teaching artist listed on the CT Teaching Artist Directory.  She teaches choreography and movement for experiential learning.  She was the recipient of the CT REGI Grant in 2016, 2017 and 2018 where she taught social justice at Simpson Waverly Community school  and Fred Wish Museum School. The photo above was taken during the teaching artist collaborative We Rise: Social Justice through the Arts with teaching artist Ruth Lewis and Alika Hope.


Video of Social Justice Teaching Artist Collaborative:


Video of The Role of Courage in Obtaining Civil Rights:


Video of Science Themed Residency of Forces and Sound:


Moving through Math:  In this 50 minute workshop, Ruth Lewis helps kindergarten through second graders use their bodies to understand math concepts and explore operations and algebraic thinking kinesthetically.

Phenomenal People: Perseverance and Growth Mindset- This kinesthetic health and wellness one hour workshop led by director Ruth Lewis and company member Savana Jones and explores the poetry  of Maya Angelou through movement and choreography.  Appropriate for grades 3-6.

We Rise: Social Justice Through Hip Hop-Students explore social justice through the pillars of teaching tolerance and hip hop by bringing poetry to life.  This one day workshop is taught by Ruth Lewis and dancer Savana Jones.  Appropriate for grades 5-12.

Let Them Say We Did Something About It-In this one day workshop students explore environmental poetry through movement and choreography. Students learn the three R’s of the environmental movement, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. They choreograph their own way of helping the environment. Lead by Dimensional Dance Director Ruth Lewis and dance Savana Jones.