The New Movement



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.


Press: USC Kaufman’s dance minor students in Daily Trojan

USC Kaufman appeared last week in the Daily Trojan, in a feature on the growth of the dance minor program at the university. 

“Student reasons for pursuing the minor range from stress relief to learning something new to continuing a hobby. No matter what their skill level is going into the minor, every student will finish their curriculum having learned something new,” writer Jessica Ma explains.

Read the full story at Daily Trojan online.


Oct 12-13

Fall Midterm Showings

Preview developing repertory work and new student choreography performed by USC Kaufman BFA dancers in these informal studio showings.

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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.