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  • B.F.A. in Performance & Choreography >

    Providing a foundation on which to build a career as a performer, choreographer or teacher, our core curriculum in dance emphasizes developing performance skills through the study of technique, and fostering creative abilities through the study of choreography.

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  • B.A. in Dance >

    The Bachelor of Arts curriculum offers a program of broad study in dance within a liberal arts degree framework. The BA degree develops the dance skills necessary to perform and a facility in the use of principles and procedures that reflect an intellectual grasp of the art.

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  • Dance Minors >

    A dance minor is designed for individuals majoring in other fields who wish, in the course of their college experience, to gain an understanding of the art of dance.

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  • Honors Tutorial College B.F.A. in Dance >

    An individualized course of study for exceptionally talented and motivated students. Working within the daily routine of studio classwork necessary for all dance majors in a professional training program, the tutorial plan aims to provide the outstanding and disciplined student with maximum freedom for independent academic and creative tutorial work.

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    Fall Senior Dance Concert: The Sensing Body

    November 19, 2019

    Ohio University School of Dance presents “The Sensing Body”, its annual Fall Senior Dance

    Concert and the culminating project for BFA dance majors. This fall, seven seniors employ their

    unique perspectives in their newly created choreographic works to be presented on Thursday,

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    Alumna Violet Patton Commits Transformational Gift to Fine Arts & Education

    August 30, 2019
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    Senior Dance Concert 2019

    March 28, 2019

    This spring, five seniors employ their unique perspectives in newly created choreographic works, performed by individuals or groups, presented together in a coordinated concert event, the highlight of the student’s year-long capstone projects.

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    9th Global Arts and Music Festival

    March 7, 2019

    Celebrating Global Arts, Education and Diversity at Ohio University, APRIL 1-5, 2019. A week overflowing with dance, film, music, theatre, visual arts, and world languages!  

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