Higher Ed

How to Date a College Dance Program

May 1, 2015 by

4 ways to make sure you’re making the right match
Choosing a boyfriend or girlfriend and choosing a college aren’t that different: Both require making a (hopefully) long-lasting decision based on a prediction about your future … Continue reading

Higher Ground

April 1, 2015 by

Three students who discovered aerial—and how it’s impacting their dance careers
Blair Davis hung 60 feet in the air, tethered by a rope and harness to one of the tallest buildings on campus at Washington and … Continue reading

Leading a Double Life

March 1, 2015 by

Three graduates explain how double majoring shaped their careers.
When deciding what to major in, Breanna Gribble was determined to hang on to both her passions: dance and geology. As a double major at Southern Methodist … Continue reading

3 Reasons to Go for a Dance Education Degree

January 30, 2015 by

With 4 tips on how to choose a program
“I always knew I wanted to teach dance,” says Tawny Garcia, who studied dance as part of her high school’s program. Though she was sure she wanted … Continue reading

5 Reasons to Recommend Community College

December 29, 2014 by

Why a two-year program can be a good option
Sometimes you know early on that a student isn’t cut out for a four-year college or conservatory experience. Maybe she struggles to balance dance class with academics, … Continue reading

Study Science, Dance for Fun

December 1, 2014 by

Pursuing an academic degree doesn’t mean students have to leave dance behind.
Kellie Drexl approached the end of high school with trepidation. “I’d been training at a studio and competing for 10 years,” she says, “and … Continue reading