Studio: Dance (Ballet and Modern Dance Program)
The Dance Department utilizes a rigorous conservatory approach. Professional musicians accompany all classes.
All full-time instructors have danced professionally with major companies. These companies include American Ballet Theater, Joffrey Ballet, New York City Ballet, New York City Opera, Royal Ballet, Dance Theater of Harlem, Boston Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Ballet Theater, Martha Graham Dance Company, Erick Hawkins, Merce Cunningham, Lar Lubovitch, and Twyla Tharp.
- Survival Skills for Freshmen
- Dance History for Sophomores
- Choreography and Theater Dance for Juniors
- Career Management for Seniors
- Repertory for Seniors
- American Ballet Theatre
- New York City Ballet
- Royal Ballet
- Boston Ballet
- Martha Graham Dance Company
- Lar Lubovitch Dance Company
- Joffrey Ballet
- New York City Opera
- Dance Theatre of Harlem
- Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre
- Erick Hawkins Dance Company
- Twyla Tharp ￼
- Houston Ballet
Commencement Dance Examination
Section I: Performance On-Demand (January)
Section II: Senior Exit Project (administered during the spring semester)
Section III: Written Examination (June.) Students must take all parts of all three sections to complete the examination. This examination aligns with the Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in Dance.
For more information, please contact your Dance teacher.