Below are resources to help include people of all abilities in Big Dance.
By making simple adaptations dance teachers can tailor Big Dance to meet the unique needs of everyone.
Dr Katrina Rank, Director of Education and Lifelong Learning for Ausdance Victoria discusses the Big Dance and how it can be modified so that all dance students can participate. General tips to be inclusive are also included in this video.
Learn how the symbols from Big Dance can be used to learn the dance. This includes learning how the movements from Big Dance can be adapted and modified for all students. Narrated by Dr Katrina Rank with dancers Hannah and Sasha demonstrating the movements.
Tips for adapting the Big Dance material. This includes modifying the material only when needed and making modifications for each person's unique needs. How the environment can be modified to help students is also discussed. Narrated by Dr Katrina Rank.
Demonstrations of the key movements from Red Dance
The following videos demonstrate how the Red Dance key movements from Big Dance can be broken down and paired with symbols to help students learn Big Dance.