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"Dancemaker App for Remote Teaching"
This session was presented live yesterday (4/1/20)
by Barry Blumenfeld and Ana Nery Fragoso via Zoom.

In this NDEO webinar session, Dancemaker App for Remote Learning , the app co-creator, Barry Blumenfeld, and Ana Nery Fragoso, Director of Dance, Office of Arts and Special Projects at New York City Department of Education, offer a tutorial on how to use the Dancemaker App as both a teacher and as a student, followed by a sharing of curriculum created by Ana that utilizes the app. The Dancemaker App was created by the Dance Education Lab of the 92nd St Y to encourage dance making using the principles of Laban Movement Analysis. It can be used by any age. 

Support Materials

To contact Barry with questions please email him at .

To contact Ana with questions please email her at

To Download the App
The Dancemaker App is available for iOS and Android. It runs on tablets, too! Unfortunately, there is no web-based version at this time.

You can find the app in your App Store by searching for "dancemaker" -- all one word.

You can also use the QR Codes below to access the App.

If a student can't access the app, here's a google folder with two versions of a google doc that can they could use.
Presenter Bios
Barry Blumenfeld , MA, RDE is on the faculty of Friends Seminary in Manhattan, is an adjunct professor at New York University and on the faculty of the Dance Education Lab of The 92nd Street Y. He holds a BA in Psychology and an MA in Dance from American University and is a graduate of the Dance Education Laboratory of the 92nd Street Y; a certified Level 1 Teacher of Language of Dance®; a certified yoga instructor; and a Registered Dance Educator. Barry is President Elect of NYSDEA, and he was the artistic director of TAPFUSION, a dance company combining modern dance and tap. Barry also writes the technology “Ask the Experts” column for Dance Teacher Magazine, and is the co-creator of the DEL Dance Maker App.

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Ana Nery Fragoso BA, MFA, is the New York City Department of Education Director of Dance. She graduated from Hunter College with a B.A. in Dance and Education and earned an M.F.A. in Choreography from Sarah Lawrence College. For twelve years, Ana Nery taught at P.S. 315, a Performing Arts Elementary School in Brooklyn, where she created a dance curriculum supported by the Laban Movement Analysis framework that emphasized improvisation, technique, and dance making. Mrs. Fragoso was a member of the New York City Department of Education Dance Blueprint Writing Committee and since 2004, she worked as a NYCDOE dance facilitator co-designing professional development workshops for the New York City Department of Education dance specialists. In 2017 she was a member of the NYS Dance Learning Standards writing team. Mrs. Fragoso was a faculty member of the Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) at the 92nd St Y from 2007 to 2014 and is currently an Arnhold Fellowship Recipient at Teachers College Ed. D. in Dance Education.
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Major Programs of NDEO include the National Honor Society for Dance Arts (NHSDA), the Online Professional Development Institute (OPDI) for Dance Educators, our Annual National Conference, and two journals, Journal of Dance Education (JODE) and Dance Education in Practice (DEIP).

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