Higher Ed

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

The Path of Least Resistance

November 1, 2014 by

Three professional dancers share how their degree paths affected their college experiences.
For those who want to pursue dance in college, it’s a common question: Which degree path is the right one? At first glance, the … Continue reading

Bridging the Gap

October 1, 2014 by

Helping students make the leap from studio to college dance
For many young dancers, leaving their home studio to enter a college dance program can come as a shock—like diving into a pool and forgetting how … Continue reading