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Department of Dance

Undergraduate Auditions:
 October 12, 2015
February 15, 2016
April 11, 2016

Graduate Auditions:
February 22 - 23, 2016

By Invitation Only April 4 - 5, 2016

Mission and Student Learning Outcomes

About the Department

The Department of Dance comprises artists, scholars, and educators who train dancers on the graduate and undergraduate level for a wide variety of careers in the arts as choreographers, performers, teachers, and leaders in the dance field. The students in the highly selective programs excel not only in the studio and on stage, but also as critical thinkers and writers.

Producing six dance concerts a year in two dedicated dance theatre spaces, one proscenium and one studio theatre, there are numerous choreography and performance opportunities open to all students in the department.

State-of-the-art facilities in the department include five large dance studios, a conditioning lab, costume shop, and a health pool.

The modern dance-centered program includes a variety of approaches to modern dance, as well as studio courses in ballet, contact improvisation and partnering, tap, African dance and drumming, and Irish dance. Students explore the areas of choreography, dance history and theory, teaching methodologies, somatics, and movement analysis.

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Department of Dance

The College at Brockport
350 New Campus Drive
Brockport, NY 14420

Office location: Hartwell
Room 141

P: (585) 395-2153
F: (585) 395-5134

Maura Keefe, Department Chair,
Pamela Callan, Administrative Assistant,


Last Updated 10/15/15


Stevie Oakes, Assistant Professor of Dance, Invited as Dance Science Instructor
for NYC Professional Program

Associate Professor James Hansen Presents Choreography in NYC with Brockport Student Performers

Chamber Ballet Brockport Dancers perform at the Warner Castle Sunken Gardens







December 10–12

March 9–13, 2016
American College Dance Association (ACDA)