Working from a solid foundational core of dance coursework, students can earn undergraduate degrees in dance as well as develop advanced competencies in the areas of Performance and Choreography or Dance Education K-12 Certification. Our experienced studio faculty strives to instill a sound foundation of guided practice
in the disciplines and principles of classical ballet, contemporary dance and jazz.
The program has a long established specialty in ballet infused with the energy of
cutting-edge contemporary dance.
The home of the Dance Program is a modern facility that includes three large studios that can expand into six studios when needed for additional rehearsal space. The building also houses the program's offices, classrooms and meeting spaces for students, faculty and guest artists.
The university hosts the SC Summer Dance Conservatory, a three-week intensive for pre-professional dancers age 11 and older.