A dance teacher’s guide to navigating the college application process
You could say it takes a whole village to successfully navigate the college application process. Though it is your high school students who ultimately decide whether … Continue reading
Collegiate dancesport teams give nondance majors a chance to show their stuff.
It’s a chilly March night, but there’s plenty of sweat inside Columbia University’s Roone Arledge Auditorium. As music blares overhead, scores of college students—proudly … Continue reading
Three dancers share how professional opportunities in college helped shape their careers.
Dance now, or go to college? Knowing how short a dance career can be, it’s the question on many dancers’ minds as they weigh … Continue reading
How to talk to students about financing a college degree
After graduating from Sarah Lawrence College, Aaron Mattocks—now touring with Mikhail Baryshnikov in Big Dance Theater’s production of Man in a Case—realized he had six months … Continue reading
Should your students consider studying abroad?
Studying abroad has long been a staple of a well-rounded college experience. But in the past, the lack of dance-focused programs, together with the rigorous requirements of a BFA track, … Continue reading
Tips for making the most of limited opportunities, plus Davis & Elkins College’s new percussive dance program
Emily Oleson (right) heads Davis & Elkins College’s new program in American vernacular dance.
With more than 600 college dance programs … Continue reading