Youth In Arts San Rafael logo

917 "C" Street
San Rafael, California 94901
(415) 457-4878

Residency: Dance From the American Plains

Artist: Eddie Madril

Type: Residencies


Students are introduced to some of the most popular and rare Native American dances. Origins and meanings of each dance will be discussed. Native dancing and music represent a beautiful expression of Native American heritage. It is one of the most meaningful ways in which such heritage is presented to contemporary society, Indian and non-Indian alike. Every song, dance and gesture illustrates a part of Native American heritage as a people with roots in the distant past. Through the singing, dancing, drumming, and colorful regalia, the spiritual and symbolic aspects of humanity are reenacted. Although many of the dances are social, they are also steeped in spiritual significance.


Residency pricing is flexible depending on the number of classrooms and number of sessions. You can find residency pricing information here along with ideas for creating a residency that meets your needs and budget.


Audience Limit: 40 students per classroom maximum

Program Length: Minimum 8 sessions each in 2 classrooms

Appropriate for Grades:
Pre-K, Secondary SDC, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, All Grades


Assembly Price: N/A

Assembly Back-to-Back Price: N/A

Workshop Cost per Day: N/A

Workshop Materials Fee: N/A

Travel Fee: Available only in service area

Technical Requirements


Curriculum Connections

History-Social Science
Physical Education