Tag: college

How to Choose a College Dance Program When You Can't Visit Campus

With all education happening virtually for the foreseeable future, high school seniors find themselves in a difficult position. Not only have their senior-year milestone events—prom, last recitals, graduation—been canceled or postponed, but they also have to choose which college to attend next year without making any more in-person visits. For dancers, this is especially challenging. […]

College Dancers, Climb Aboard the SS Mentor-ship

You might be surprised to hear that both Seán Curran, chair of the dance department at the NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and Jodie Gates, the director of the University of Southern California Glorya Kaufman School of Dance, still have mentors. After all, they’re both leading educators at two of the country’s most prestigious […]

Let's Get Physical: How and Why to Take Advantage of Your College's PT Resources

At first, visiting your school’s physical therapist is like visiting a foreign country. It sometimes feels as though PTs are speaking a totally different language. (“Wait, what did she just say about my tendonitis?”) With time, you’ll come to understand that physical therapy is one of your school’s most valuable resources, whether or not you’re […]

These Oklahoma City University Alums Are Killing It Post-Grad

Few college dance programs can boast as many success stories as Oklahoma City University—in fact it’s hard to go to a Broadway show or national tour and not see an OCU grad. Fewer still can lay claim to as much talent from their male alumni. We asked four male OCU dance grads how their alma […]

Dancers, Here's Why You Should Consider Collegiate Summer Intensives

If you’re a high school dancer looking at your summer as the chance to do some serious college prep (and no, we’re not talking about another SAT study course), a collegiate summer intensive could be a great option. Dance Spirit spoke to some expert educators about why a summer program offered by a college or […]