Curriculum Overview

The Dance program follows a rigorous conservatory approach with an 80 minute ballet class and an 80 minute modern class each day. All studio classes are accompanied by live music. Supplementary courses include:

Survival Skills for Freshmen
Dance History for Sophomores
Choreography and Theater Dance for Juniors
Career Management for Seniors
Repertory for Seniors

All courses are required for dance majors. There are no electives in the dance department. All instructors have danced professionally with major companies including:

  • American Ballet Theatre
  • New York City Ballet
  • Royal Ballet
  • Boston Ballet
  • Martha Graham Dance Company
  • Lar Lubovitch
  • Joffrey Ballet
  • New York City Opera
  • Dance Theatre of Harlem
  • Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre
  • Erick Hawkins
  • Twyla Tharp