Department of DanceUndergraduate Programs
Dance at JURefining the Art of Expression
The Department of Dance at Jacksonville University provides excellent programs of study in dance with the infusion of a strong liberal arts education. JU’s dance program is comprehensive, competitive and holds accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD) as well as the American College Dance Association.
Interested students must first apply for admission to Jacksonville University. Learn more about the audition process.
Our ApproachAnswer challenging questions through movement
The Dance Department at Jacksonville University provides excellent programs of study in dance with the infusion of a strong liberal arts education. Dance training includes ballet, modern and jazz dance techniques, creative compositional projects, historical and theoretical thinking, multi-performance opportunities and aesthetics taught by an outstanding faculty with both professional and academic credentials.
The Performance ExperienceExperiences that are tailored to your passion
Jacksonville University dancers are strong versatile technicians that upon completion of their degree are employable. Professional networking, a priority within undergraduate dance degrees, connects the education to the field. By studying movement and critical thinking within a liberal arts environment JU dancers develop skills to become world ready. Learn More
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Performing Arts Programs
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