The Impact of Costume on a Dance
Grades: 3 - 5

Video Description: Dancers with Modern American Dance Company (MADCO) answer the question, “How Does Wearing a Costume Impact Their Dance Performance?”

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Dance-17**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • After viewing the video, have your students journal about how wearing a costume helps dancers get into character.


*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.