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

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

  • Joffrey Ballet
  • New York City Opera
  • Dance Theatre of Harlem
  • Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre
  • Erick Hawkins
  • Twyla Tharp

Junior Year

Senior Year

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