The Triangle Factory Fire

Kacico Dance [ view artist bio ]

Students will experience one of the biggest tragedies in New York City's history through dance, video, and text. Kaciko Dance performs a piece about the Triangle Factory Fire of 1911, which killed 146 young immigrant garment workers and began a revolution for workers' rights and safety in America. Please note: this piece contains potentially disturbing imagery.


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

Grade Levels: 9,10,11,12,High School

Fees: $653 single/ $956 double / The break between performances must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate.

Maximum Audience Size: 250

Availability: Year Round

Program Length: 35 minutes, followed by 15 minutes for discussion

Location: At Your School

Requirements: Sound system with CD or iPod hook up, outlet, dressing area, ability to show a short film (TV or projector and DVD player). Teachers must be present at all times during performance.

Standards: 5.3 5.3 Understands patterns of immigrant life after 1870 (e.g., where people came from and where they settled; how immigrants formed a new American culture; the challenges, opportunities, and contributions of different immigrant groups).12.2 12.2 Understands dance as a way to create and communicate meaning.12.7 12.7 Applies critical and creative thinking skills in dance.

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