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Department of Dance

Dance Minor

Total Dance Minor Requirements: 18 credits

  • Entrance into the Dance Minor Program is by audition only.
  • Grades of C or better are required for all courses in the minor.


 A dance minor consists of 18 credits total.

Required Courses:

DNS 204 Dance Conditioning (2 Credits)
DNS 205 Modern Dance I (3 Credits)
DNS 245 Modern Dance II (3 Credits)
DNS 253 Ballet (2 Credits)
DNS 364 Dance Improvisation (3 Credits)

Select One of the Following Six Courses:

DNS 206 20th/21st Century Dance History (3 Credits)
DNS 305 Kinesiology for Dancers(3 Credits)
DNS 306 Beginning Dance Choreography (3 Credits)
MUS 300 Music for Dance (3 Credits)
DNS 483 Children’s Dance I (3 Credits)
DNS 487 Dance Pedagogy (3 Credits)

One upper division DNS elective course: (2 or 3 Credits)

Last Updated 3/3/15


Chamber Ballet Brockport Dancers perform at the Warner Castle Sunken Gardens

TICINO IN DANZA International Festival and The American School in Switzerland produce Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Vanessa Van Wormer’s Choreography

Tammy Carrasco, Assistant Professor of Dance, Curates Eclectic Show for the Fringe Festival

“Merged” III with Associate Professor of Dance James Hansen Chosen as “Critic’s Pick”

Dance Professor Maura Keefe Interviews Noted Figures from the Dance World at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

James Hansen, Associate Professor of Dance, Presents Choreography in two International Venues

Stevie Oakes, Asst Professor of Dance, Participates in International Dance Film Festival

Maura Keefe, Interim Chair of Dance, Publishes Article on Contemporary Ballet

Chamber Ballet Brockport Dancers perform at the Warner Castle Sunken Gardens





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March 9-13, 2016

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