Remote Learning Arts Update Spring 2020 | Students Work and Performances

Usually during this month we are not only celebrating Pride but also celebrating the GSB students hard work with various end of year performances and art exhibitions! And we still are – just online! Scroll down and click on the links to see how the students continued to dance their hearts out, perform readings of plays, paint, collage and make all kinds of music during remote learning!

Distant Dances – Grades 3-5

Inspired by the original Exquisite Corps dance film by Mitchell Rose, which brings together 42 different American choreographers through a chain letter in movement form, students in Grades 3-5 filmed themselves dancing in various places and connected to each other through a shape, music and dance. Click on the links below to see the dance videos!

 

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Performing Arts Workshop (PAW) Mini-Play Festival

PAW is the GSB Middle School’s foundational performing arts course, combining theater, dance and music to explore performance. On June 25th, the students danced a short warm- up experiment and then performed the reading of 4 short plays.
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Kunst in Quarantine!

From landscape and water color to self-portraits with collage, from treehouse sculptures to sound sculptures, GSB students have been busy expressing themselves through many mediums this Spring! Scroll through the gallery below to get a glimpse of their amazing work.

Screen Shot 2020-07-16 at 3.44.23 PMSound Suit Hand Puppets (Nick Cave) 7th Grade Students studied the artist Nick Cave and his Sound Suits and performances. After sketching their own ideas and developing a concept and material list for a miniature sound suit hand puppet, students started building their own interpretation. The focus was to create sound when moving the puppet while paying attention to interesting material choices. Click here or on Io’s sketch to watch/hear some of the Sound Suits in action!

Io, 7th Grade, sketch for her Sound Suit

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Musik Musik Überall

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Lots of us enjoyed the music assignments to sing along. Naomi and her family took it to the next level including, piano, voice and even a conductor! Click on the image to watch their rendition of Blackbirds by The Beatles!