Simple Machines

City in Motion Dance Theater, Inc.

 A vibrant trio of professional dance artists will perform original dance pieces based on the theme of simple machines. Students will mirror and model the simple machine movements inspired by wheels, gears, pulleys, levers, wedges, and inclined planes. This program is especially effective when paired with the dance workshop Simple Machines: Bodies at Work. 


To schedule this program please contact us at 816-531-4022 or by email at


Grade Levels: 1,2,3,1-2,1-3,2-3

Fees: $427 single, $638 double / The break between performances must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate. Title I Schools may qualify for funding assistance.

Maximum Audience Size: 250

Availability: Mondays and Wednesday from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Program Length: 45 minutes

Teacher Guide: Simple Machines TPG

Requirements: Minimum 24' x 30' stage or gym space, wood floor preferred; area and floor surface clean and clear of students 30 minutes before performance.

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