Dec. 22, 2020

17 - Voltaire Wade-Greene: learning through dance

17 - Voltaire Wade-Greene: learning through dance

Voltaire shares his early learning experiences like when he recorded Thriller over a precious family VHS tape, and memorized the various movements. Voltaire goes on to share the importance of movement w/ learning, and plenty of insightful Hamilton stories!


Voltaire Wade-Greene and Matthew Downing explore Voltaire's early learning experiences like when he recorded Thriller over a precious family VHS tape, and memorized the various movements. Voltaire goes on to share the importance of movement within learning and ways to encourage it within schools.  We save the Hamilton stories for last. Voltaire gives insight after insight of what it was like to perform with Hamilton.  He speaks about the energy and the need to improv at times. 

Voltaire has had extensive dance training including stops at the San Francisco Ballet and the Dance Theatre of Harlem.  He has had a number of Broadway credits including Jesus Christ Superstar, The Wiz, and as an original cast member of Hamilton.  Voltaire served as the resident choreographer for the 1st national tour of Hamilton.

Shout outs: Daniel Watts, Ephraim, Jeremy Adams

Music: Believin Stephen

Check out: DivingDeepEDU for a complete list of podcast episodes.

Visit: mdowningEDU for more information on Matthew Downing and his work in education.

Watch: 4 Key Principles to Technology Transformation to gain more insight on technology integration.

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