March 18, 2016
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.
February 23, 2016
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.
February 5, 2016
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
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
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 28, 2015
In a recent article, The New York Times noted the changing landscape of dance in Los Angeles, finding the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance and the new Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center at the center of that change.
Read the complete article by The New York Times Arts reporter, Brian Seibert.
August 11, 2015
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
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
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.
April 20, 2015
After you’ve entered the center, perhaps on your way to your first dance class, you’ll take a turn past the reception desk, around the sweeping grand staircase and through a pair of glass doors into hallway flanked by four dance studios. As inspired by our namesake, each studio is identified by its own signature accent color: Topaz, Amethyst, Ruby, and Sapphire.