Photo: Photo by Carolyn DiLoreto

Building Updates

April 11, 2016

Dance Informa features Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center

The USC Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center is featured in Dance Informa online as it enters its final season of construction and gears up for opening in fall of 2016. ” It’s bound to be our new favorite fortress of dance,” the magazine states.

March 18, 2016

Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center By the Numbers

The Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center on the University of Southern California campus is the new red brick home for the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. Located on the corner of Watt Way and Jefferson Boulevard, the sizable structure is positioned to be a gateway to the art schools on campus and a tremendous asset to students, faculty and staff.

USC Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center

February 23, 2016

The new building’s enviable location

An icon arises with the completion of the Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center. Starting next semester, students and artists will enjoy the new movement in brick and mortar at the center of the city of angels.

USC Kaufman’s building contributes to Los Angeles’ vibrant arts landscape, where various creators from the fields of cinema, music, visual and performing arts, among many others, merge to drive the city’s stardom as an international hub for culture and innovation.

The Performance Studio

February 5, 2016

Hybrid Performance Studio Embodies the New Movement

The Performance Studio in the soon-to-open Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center will embody the new movement. Conceived under the concept of hybridity, the space is capable of transformation from a dance studio to a black box theater, and will include a cinematic large screen and a complete sound system.

October 1, 2015

Gallery: Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center Topping Out BBQ

MATT Construction together with staff and faculty from USC Kaufman celebrated the structural topping out of the new Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center. A barbque lunch was held in appreciation of the hard work and efforts of the dedicated construction team in reaching this important building milestone.

September 10, 2015

Walking Tour: The Second Floor

The second floor of the Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center houses a mixture of important environments for the new school. Staff will occupy the north end of the second floor in a space that will include offices, open work areas, and a kitchenette. A room, located adjacent to the administrative suite, will serve as both a traditional conference room and space for small discussion-based classes.

August 11, 2015

Gallery: USC Kaufman Staff Hardhat Tour

USC Kaufman staff donned hardhats for a tour of the soon-to-be-built Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center. The three-story building has a sizable footprint with over 50,000 square feet dedicated to studios, classrooms, offices and more.

June 25, 2015

The View From Above: Construction Flyover

Construction is speeding forward on USC Kaufman’s future home. See the progress for yourself in our new construction flyover, which offers a spectacular bird’s eye view of the site – or watch the daily progress on the live construction webcam. The new building will open to the USC Kaufman community in the fall of 2016.

May 5, 2015

Building Walkthrough: The Mezzanine

This week, we continue from the main lobby and up the grand staircase, past a portrait of our namesake, to the Mezzanine Level. Venture to the right and you’ll find a “Romeo and Juliet” inspired balcony that peers into both the Topaz and Amethyst dance studios. Turning back to overlook the lobby, you’ll notice a one-of-a-kind chandelier (pictured at right) composed of multi-colored art deco lamps that formerly graced the Kaufman home.