Department of DanceUndergraduate Programs
Dance at JURefining the Art of Expression
Jacksonville University’s dances program offers a diverse and enriching liberal arts educational experience. Under the direction of an esteemed faculty, students are challenged to become innovative thinkers and true artists who are fully proficient in classical and contemporary styles of dance. Jacksonville University holds accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD).
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 ABOUT FACULTY
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Performing Arts Programs
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