The New Movement


USC Kaufman Establishes New Movement Residency Program

USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites professional choreographers to apply for its inaugural New Movement Residency, a program striving to support LA-based and female choreographers by providing space for them to explore, create and prepare dance work for future touring and presentations. Up to three artists will be selected to participate in the three-week residency beginning in May of 2018 to be held in the newly built, 54,000-square-foot Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center.


Video: USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance combines artistic preeminence with industry access at one of the nation’s top private research universities. Through exclusive collaborations with some of the world’s foremost dance innovators, USC Kaufman is quickly becoming a premiere hub for dance.

“The new movement at the USC Kaufman School of Dance is about being leaders in the field of dance education,” said Dean Robert Cutietta.


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The Elective Experience

Considering a dance elective next year? You won’t want to miss this fall’s Elective Experience showing. USC students from a wide range of majors will show what they’ve learned in their fall dance elective courses, including ballroom, Bollywood and more!

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USC Choreographic Institute

The mission of the USC Choreographic Institute is to establish how choreographic systems advance research in a variety of fields and to advocate for the social and cognitive value of choreography.

The USC Choreographic Institute is an international platform for innovative initiatives in choreographic research, practice, and mentorship. Working closely with partner schools at USC, including the Schools of Cinematic Arts,Gerontology, and Music, the  Institute engages artists, scientists, gamers, and humanists in exploring the intersections of movement, creative technologies, and well-being. Advised by world-renowned choreographer and artist William Forsythe, the USC Choreographic Institute is the research platform of the newly founded Glorya Kaufman School of Dance at the University of Southern California.