Excellence | Leadership | Creativity
As an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Dance for our BA and BFA in Dance, our diverse program offers training in contemporary and ballet with enhanced studies in jazz, hip-hop, tap, and musical theatre dance.
You will deepen your dance education with further studies in teaching dance, kinesiology, body conditioning, somatics, and a professional internship. In all four years of study, you will be a part of an intimate creative process through choreography classes, guest artists, residencies and faculty dance works.
Through dance history, you'll learn the foundation of dance as an art form which will enrich your current practices and prepare you to contribute to the field of dance.
Degrees We Offer
A Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) will give you a well-rounded dance education in a variety of contemporary styles and approaches. You will train like a professional and gain real-world experience in on-campus productions, community performances, and throughout Kansas' center of arts and culture—preparing you for a successful performance career.
A Bachelor of Arts (BA) will give you a well-rounded dance education with a triple-emphasis on modern dance, ballet, and jazz. You'll train like a professional and gain real-world experience in on-campus productions and throughout Kansas' center of arts and culture—preparing you for a successful performance career.
A minor will expose you to the basic techniques of modern dance, ballet and jazz. It's a great asset for many majors and careers—from the performing arts to education.
A Brave New World
an interpretation of the book by Aldous Huxley
CONCEIVED & DIRECTED BY: Nicholas Johnson CHOREOGRAPHY: Denise Celestin, Cheyla
Chandler, Sabrina Vasquez
LIGHTING DESIGN: Ben Roose Nick Johnson
SET DESIGN: Dan Williams ORIGINAL MUSIC COMPOSITION: Aleks Sternfeld Dunn
COSTUME DESIGN: Renea Goforth “The Voices” - Sam Raimey,
STAGE MANAGER: Maddie Nevins ADDITIONAL SOUND DESIGN: Sabrina Vasquez
VIDEOGRAPHY: Greg Matthias, Kurt Rierson, Gerrick