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Dance

A community of practice and performance.

The School of Dance celebrates diversity, builds community, and encourages critical dialogue through practice and performance. Our modern dance approach prepares students for bold creative professional careers through a comprehensive foundation in choreography and performance with an understanding of the theory and history of dance. Collaboration through movement and feeling connects our students, working right alongside faculty and visiting artists. The art of movement is in our every breath, but we’re not just dancers; we’re diverse thinkers, researchers, teachers, collaborators – always stretching forever forward.

Explore Our Programs

  • B.F.A. in Performance & Choreography

    Our Performance and Choreography degree provides 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.

    Performance & Choreography Program
  • B.A. in Dance

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

    Dance Major
  • Dance Minors

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

    Dance Minor Programs
  • 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.

    Honors Tutorial Dance Program

 

 

Visiting Artists & Scholars

From professional actors to international musicians to award-winning filmmakers, our visiting artists and scholars offer collaborative, hands-on experiences for our students.
 

Recent visiting Artists & Scholars

Saturday, August 20 Welcome Weekend at the College of Fine Arts 1:00 PM — 3:00 PM Putnam Hall