Kids Making Dances: Learning to Look Inside and Out: Interview with Patricia Reedy of Luna Kids Dance

Weidman, Lailye
January 2008
Contact Quarterly;Winter/Spring2008, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p48
An interview with Patricia Reedy of Luna Kids Dance is presented. Reedy was asked about the role of observation and feedback in her work with kids as well as her trainings for dance educators. She facilitates feedback process by asking questions since observations help people look both outwardly and inwardly. She believed on the connection of dance to every single thing in life. INSET: From "First You Must Observe," by Patricia Reedy.


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