For dancers, the college experience isn’t about sitting in crowded lecture halls for hours on end. Instead, they spend their days in studios that become a second home and serve as a space in which to hone their technique, explore new ways of moving, and develop their artistry. We asked students and faculty to share […]
Before you set your sights on a larger university or conservatory, consider the unique benefits smaller programs can offer.
Collaborating helps students create a network beyond the dance world, build complex problem-solving and communication skills, and experiment with new ways of moving.
Teaching dance will likely be part of your career path. But why wait until after graduation to start? Many local studios hire college students to teach while they’re still in school.
Dancers have intelligent, detail-oriented minds that can excel at understanding finance and economics better than they may realize. Just like technique, it simply takes training and practice—and that can begin when you’re still a student.
Taking proactive measures to care for your mental health is especially important during the college years, when young adults are often going through a slew of transitions.
Although they aren’t as common as they used to be, women’s colleges foster a safe, supportive environment for female-identifying dancers to flourish in.
Most ranking systems are focused on academics; they aren’t designed to reflect the quality of artistic education. So do dance program rankings matter at all?