The BFA in dance is a professional training program that prepares students for careers in dance and other performing arts and has an emphasis on experiential and academic training. Dance majors have the opportunity to perform in four large-scale concerts each year, participate in musical theatre productions, and attend regional and national dance festivals.

The rigorous training and varied experiences of the BFA in dance provides an excellent foundation for graduate study or careers in advanced performance, academics, and teaching.

What You'll Do

  • Train with experienced faculty and staff in the areas of ballet, jazz, modern, tap, world, and urban dance.
  • Prepare for rewarding careers as a professional capable of performing in a variety of dance styles.
  • Study and train in the beautiful River Campus, a multimillion dollar facility devoted to the visual and performing arts.
  • Benefit from an established program of collaboration with professional guest dancers and choreographers.
  • Establish relationships with professional dancers, choreographers, and dance companies through internships, intensives, dance festivals, and a Senior Showcase in New York City.

What You'll Study

  • DA105 Rehearsal and Production
  • DA290 Dance in World Cultures
  • DA391 Topics in Dance
  • DA380 Choreography I

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Internships & Career Opportunities

  • Jacob's Pillow
  • Hedwig Dances
  • Royal Carribean Cruises
  • Chicago Repertory Ballet
  • Big Muddy Dance Company
  • Universal Dance Association
  • Tap 24.7

Graduate School Opportunities

  • Julliard School of Drama
  • Temple University
  • Carnegie Mellon University


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