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Extension Services trains teachers on dance,
Prof. Rico M. Romero, Hablon Dawani managing director, leads the workshop participants for some body warm-up
Fifty-three teachers from the Department of Education and other private schools in the province underwent a five-day training from CSC Extension Services Center about dance innovation and theater arts education.
Prof Rico M. Romero, managing director of Hablon Dawani, the cultural outreach arm of the Catanduanes State Colleges under the Extension Services, served as the workshop resource person. He discussed the Basic Elements of Dance, Stage Anatomy, Levels of Composition, Basic Elements of Dance Innovation and Composition and consequently conducted thereafter practicum for each topic.
He also engaged the participants in the application of concepts about Dance Movement on Preservation and Transformation and Street Dance.
Moreover, a lecture on Developing Instructional Materials in Theater Arts Using Theater Elements and Creative Movements, Notes on Action and Schools-based Dance Drama capped the five-day workshop.
The last day of the workshop was devoted to the rehearsal and the final presentation of the participants' output on dance innovation and theater education.
The training, dubbed Summer Workshop on Dance Innovation and Theater Education, was held on May 2-6, 2012 at the CSC HRD Building. It is one of the several the skills training workshops conducted by the CSC Extension Services this Summer 2012. (GSRubio/PR and Information Services)