The Towson University Department of Dance advocates Dancing for a Lifetime by challenging students to examine and refine their approaches to the art of dancing, choreography, and dance education.
Department of Dance Undergraduate programs offer professional dance training within the context of a comprehensive liberal arts education. Dance Majors experience regorous preparation, including extensive study in studio technique, choreographic studies, dance history, and dance education.
The Department of Dance does not offer a Dance Minor.
Tour the Department of Dance
The Department offers tours the first and thrid Tuesday of the month at Noon (12:00pm). The tour will give you an opportunity to learn more about the B.F.A. program, ask questions, and see the facilities. To reserve your spot email Sidney Pink at firstname.lastname@example.org.
University Admissions offers campus-wide tours most Tuesdays at 2:00pm. Combining the Departmental Tour and the Campus Tour is great way to get a holistic picture of life at Towson as a dance Major. Schedule a Campus Tour
The Open House program also offers campus tours, an overview of the University, and chance to talk with somone from the Department of Dance. Open Houses are offered on select Fridays and Saturdays. Learn More About Open Houses
Audition for the B.F.A Program
A formal audition is required for admission as a dance major. Students must register for one of the scheduled auditions held during each year. Audition slots fill quickly.
Department of Dance faculty and staff have performed, choreographed and taught throughout the world, including with the Washington Ballet, Phoenix Repertory Dance Company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, and many more. The faculty and staff represent a diverse cross section of aesthetics and teaching philosophies to give students a well-rounded academic experience.