What Kids are Saying

Posted on 02/10/11

“Making dances helps us understand each other—we are different and the same.” SCA student

“When I’m taking dance class I just feel so able. I feel like my body can do anything. Like I’m Wonder woman or something.”

“I love dancing.  No one will EVER (emphatic slash of arm) take dance away from me.” Fifth grade boy following group dance performed at graduation ceremony (June 2011, Oakland)

“What I’m going to remember most is how we used to feel very free…” 5th grade graduation, New Highland Academy

“Dance has become my escape…When I dance, I feel everything but human. I almost feel god-like. When I dance, I feel like I matter.” Teen Choreo Workshop Dance Student