Biome Boogie: The Tropical Rain Forest

Moving MattersKC - Harlan Brownlee

This program is available in person or virtually SYNCHRONOUS (live).


Inspired by Madeleine Dunphy’s book “Here is the Tropical Rain Forest”, students explore with creative movement the flora and fauna of the Tropical Rain Forest. They create a short sequential dance that demonstrates their understanding of the circular and interconnected relationships that exist between the plants, animals, of the Tropical Rain Forest. Available as a single workshop or as a multi-workshop residency.


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


Grade Levels: 1,2,3,4,5

Fees: $127 single, $109 each for 2 or more on the same day / The break between workshops must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate. Title 1 Schools may qualify for funding assistance.

Maximum Audience Size: in person 30; virtual 15

Availability: Year round; please inquire

Program Length: 45 minutes

Requirements: A large, clear space for dancing, preferably a gymnasium or multi-purpose room; floor space cleaned prior to the artist's arrival. Teachers must be present at all times.

Curriculum Connections: