Workshop

Métis Jigging – Dance workshop

Languages

English, French

Discipline

Dance

Availability

In-Person, Online

Number of participants

30

Themes

European Culture, Indigenous Cultures, North American History

Age

Children ages 5 - 11, Children ages 12 - 18, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

About this program

Participants are introduced to traditional Métis jigging, learning the basic steps before engaging in dances including the “Red River Jig”, “Heel-Toe Polka”, “Orange Blossom Special”, and a group dance called the “7 step”. The artist begins with the basics of the dance while discussing Métis culture and history from the fur trade to today.

Curriculum Links

Artist

Pricing

In person and online

One hour session:$365 + HST

Half day: two 1 hour sessions $495 + HST

 

Video on Demand

38-minute video: $215 + HST

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