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Department of Theatre and Dance

  • Dancers perform on stage

Current Season

The USC Dance Company will present an exciting repertory of classic, contemporary and creative works in 2019-20, including the 15th Annual Ballet Stars of New York Gala Performance featuring Principal Dancers from the New York City Ballet!

The University of South Carolina has closed the Columbia campus for the remainder of the semester in an effort to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus. In accordance with the shutdown, our scheduled performances of Ballet Stars of New York and the Spring 2020 Student Choreography Showcase have been canceled.  Please visit the University’s dedicated COVID-19 web page for updates about additional policy changes as more information about the impact of the virus becomes available.



USC Dance Company Fall Concert

November 1, 2019: 7:30pm
November 2, 2019: 2pm
Koger Center for the Arts
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The USC Dance Company takes the Koger Center stage for a dynamic concert of mixed repertory.

Student Choreography Showcase

December 3-6, 2019 at 7:30pm
Drayton Hall Theatre
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Instructor Cindy Flach directs a showcase of premiere dance works conceived and choreographed by our gifted student choreographers!

USC Dance Company Spring Concert: "...To Be A Part of Something"

February 12-14, 2020: 7:30pm
February 15, 2020: 2pm
Drayton Hall Theatre
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The USC Dance Company presents an exciting and challenging repertory of innovative contemporary choreography.


15th Annual Ballet Stars of New York Gala Performance

Performance Canceled

March 29, 2020 at 6:30pm     
Koger Center for the Arts

Columbia’s most star-studded ballet event is back for its 15th year! This one-night-only concert features stunning performances by Principal Dancers from the New York City Ballet, who share the stage with the USC Dance Company!

Student Choreography Showcase

Performance sCanceled

April 24, 2020 at 7pm
April 25, 2020 at 2pm  
Drayton Hall Theatre

Experience more thought-provoking original dance created by our student choreographers. The future of dance starts here!

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.