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Tag Archives: dance

Macondo Dance Connect

(Scroll down for German version) The Macondo Dance Connect project was a mixed reality performance project created in collaboration with Cabula 6, ZoomLab/Kidz Connect and the dance organization Tanzquartier Wien and involved bringing kids together from the Macondo refugee community using dance, mapping, storytelling and the virtual world Second Life. The objective of the Macondo […]

Macondo Dance Connect – green lit!

The Macondo Dance Connect project has been green-lit! It is a mixed reality performance project created in collaboration with Cabula 6 and the dance organization Tanzquartier Wien and will involve bringing kids together from the Macondo refugee community using folk dance, mapping and Second Life. The objective of the Macondo Dance Connect project is to […]

Vienna<>Berlin

A Kidz Connect project connecting youth refugee communities in Vienna and Berlin is in the works. The program, initiated by Cabula 6 and the dance organization Tanzquartier Wien, will involve bringing kids together from Berlin and the Macondo community on the outskirts of Vienna. The teens will meet via videoconferencing to create a dance theater performance […]

Hipping and hopping

I have another confession: I never really “got” hip hop before Kidz Connect. Rap music has never been my favorite. But listening to the kids rapping to ranney’s song yesterday has given me a new respect and enjoyment of this art form. The students were given the lyrics and the rhythm and got to work. […]

Dancing with the captain of the King

While I write this, I’m watching our Kidz Connect teens learn dance moves from The Lion King’s dance captain, Jason Lewis, which is a great example of how all-encompassing this workshop is, and what an amazing experience. Some of our kids don’t consider themselves “dancers” necessarily, but they are learning to dance. Some of our […]