Students dancing in an African dance residency at Murry Bergtraum High School for Business Careers, Manhattan

Arts Partner Since 2016.  K-8, 611 students; 47% Black, 39% Hispanic, 11 % Asian, 2% White; 11% ELL; 71% economically disadvantaged; 24% special education. 

After-School Dance Program. Serving 9th-12th Grade. Funding for Notes in Motion’s arts partnership with Murry Bergtraum has been provided by City Council Member Margaret Chin.

School Mission: Murry Bergtraum High School is dedicated to preparing young adults for the intellectual and academic rigors necessary for college as well as the social demands of the business world. The school’s mission, therefore, is to instill in its students a strong sense of ethics, problem solving skills, strategies for consensus building, team spirit, a work ethic, a sense of self-esteem, critical thinking and interpersonal skills.

African Dance Program (Fall 2017-Winter 2018) 9th-12th Grade (1-class group; 8-sessions) Teaching Artist: Fatima Logan

Hip-Hop Program (Fall 2017-Winter 2018) 9th-12th Grade (1-class group; 8-sessions) Teaching Artist: Skye Montante

Theater Program (Fall 2017-Winter 2018) 9th-12th Grade (1-class group; 6-sessions) Teaching Artist: Sujotta Pace, Matthew Turkle

Family Get Moving Night, Community Event  (May 1, 2017) | 9th-12th Grade | Teaching Artists: Carlita Ector, Sarah Starkweather, Skye Montante

Dominican Dance Program (Winter/Spring 2017) 9th-12th Grade (1-class group; 5-sessions) Teaching Artist: Montana Scholars

Hip-Hop Dance Residency (Winter/Spring 2017) 9th-12th Grade (1-class group; 44-sessions) Teaching Artist: Skye Montante

After-School Creative Dance Residency (Winter/Spring 2016) (1-class group, 24-sessions) Teaching Artist: Sarah Starkweather