Whether you are a beginner or an experienced dancer, take individual dance classes or pursue a minor, Union is the ideal place to embrace the art of dance. You will thrive in a collaborative, close-knit learning environment with professional dance faculty who emphasize discipline, experimentation and creativity for all students.
Our multifaceted program offers various levels of technique classes in modern, ballet, jazz, hip hop and more. Students gain an in-depth understanding of how the body moves while obtaining an increased understanding of proper alignment and flexibility. Academic courses range from dance history, physical theater and choreography to Dance for the Camera. Students can also pursue dance projects or an independent study that culminates in a research presentation or performance.
Residences and fellowships
Our faculty-led mini-term on the Indonesian island of Bali gives students a chance to study dance with performing arts masters and learn gamelan (percussion instruments), visit cultural and arts venues, and attend rituals and professional performances.