When I Hear Music

£ 75 per year group, access for 1 week
Key stage 2 & 3
10 mins film plus class resources
Mon 7 - Fri 11 Feb 2022

When I Hear Music by Chad Taylor is a powerful hip-hop dance film with animation that explores the emotional rollercoaster young people experience during their first day at high school.

Turning nerves into a powerful celebration of self-expression, this film curates the universal soundtrack for every young person's experience of being someplace new. Featuring Deaf dance artist Chris Fonseca (BBC's Greatest Dancer).

Watch the trailer here

Access Provision: The film features British Sign Language and Captions. Audio Described version available.

Your Turn
When you've watched the film, you can learn to dance with choreographer Chad Taylor by watching his online dance class.

Chad will show a sequence of moves, and then he will break it down into the steps for you to follow - we'd love to see your dances!

Commissioned by Tandem Works, The Place, DanceEast, South East Dance and Pavilion Dance South West and in partnership with The Spark Arts for Children

Key Themes / Values

resilience, wellbeing, transition & change

To Book

Email gemma@thesparkarts.co.uk or call 0116 261 6893