EDUCATION

ARTS 

education

We partner with schools, communities, or youth based organizations to provide after-school programs, productions, field trips, and fundraisers! We take honor in developing the next generation of leaders!

K-12 School Program

A CHANCE TO DANCE

MJ Urban Ballet offers residencies that are structured to implement and achieve the goals of the National Art Standards in the Arts for 6th–12th grade students. Support materials, including a welcome packet and Teachers’ Resource Guide, are included in most programs. These materials serve as an introduction to MJ, the accomplishments of MJ, and the artistry of MJ Urban Ballet Dance Theater, lessons, a dance glossary, and more. MJ residencies are customized to fit a school’s schedule and budgetary needs.

Private, independent schools ,community organizations should contact the staff of MJ. See our Education & Community Programs department below for individual residency options and costs.

 

 

Grades:  6th–12th grade

Location: Studio/gym/auditorium (Tours to your School)

How long: 8 weeks maximum

Dance class: 30 students maximum

 


Availability:
September–June

S.T.E.A.M

MJ LECTURE & DEMONSTRATION

K-12 & College

MJ Urban Ballet's Founders has pioneered the evolution of urban dance by leveraging a legacy of integration & innovation. This lecture demonstration explains the art of MJ (Memphis Jookin) Urban Ballet in addition to providing historical perspective. MJ Urban Ballet's Founder has pioneered the evolution of urban dance by leveraging a legacy of integration &innovation. 

 

LECTURE DEMONSTRATION FEATURES:

 

• Urban & Classical Ballet Technique Demonstration
• Discussion of Urban Ballet Evolution & Integration
• Science Research & Development

• Technology Research & Development

• Engineering Research & Development
• Education Research & Development
• Q & A
• Short performance

 

Audiences:  6th–12th grade, Colleges & Universities Fine Art Dept., and Art Organizations

Location: Tours to your school  (Studio or Auditorium)

How long:  1 hour 

Audience:  Audience maximum is based on performance space seating capacity


Availability:
September–June

2 MEN

and

A Violin

A collaborative piece between MJ Urban Ballet Senior Company Dancers and a classically trained musician, "2 Men And A Violin" offers a dynamic fusion of contemporary & traditional musicality. With daring concepts, choreography, and moving music, the audience will be wowed!

 

Lesson plans come with K-12th school performances! 

 

Audiences:  6th–12th grade, Colleges & Universities Fine Art Dept., and Art Organizations

Location: Tours to your school  (Studio or Auditorium)

How long:  15 min. - 1 hour 

Audience:  Audience maximum is based on performance space seating capacity


Availability:
September–June

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