August 14, 2017
By Ardyn Flynt
This summer, I was fortunate enough to spend time dancing to music that makes my heart soar, exploring movement that has fascinated me for years, and experiencing a culture that I have long been curious about: house dance.
August 11, 2017
USC Kaufman lecturer Christian Vincent has worked all over Los Angeles and is known for his work as both a performer and choreographer in the commercial dance scene, garnering credits with Prince, Britney Spears, Shakira, Ricky Martin, and more. Vincent’s classes at USC Kaufman infuse his artistic approach with his commercial experience; he spoke to us a little bit about the city’s dance community and his own Commercial Dance: Professional Dance Preparation (DANC 499) course.
August 8, 2017
At USC Kaufman, there are endless ways to get involved–so many, in fact, that one student couldn’t cover them all. So we asked two; in this student blog, Lenai Wilkerson and Kaylin Sturtevant talk us through their activities inside and outside of the studio.
August 7, 2017
USC Kaufman is now seeking to hire an experienced dance accompanist for weekly dance classes. Ideal candidates will be virtuosic and highly knowledgeable of dance.
August 7, 2017
The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for a fixed-term position as Part-Time Lecturer in Dance (Afro-Cuban) to provide specialized instruction in the area of Afro-Cuban contemporary and traditional dance forms for non-majors and majors.
August 7, 2017
One of many attributes USC Kaufman offers its students is the opportunity to dance a wide variety of acclaimed repertoire from some of the most profound artists in dance. We are proud to say the 2017/18 school year is no different, brimming with works from long established and emerging choreographers that will challenge our students – both technically and artistically.
August 3, 2017
By Whitney Hester
August is almost here, which means the start of a new school year. New students going into college or getting ready to apply for colleges: you may think that you are completely prepared for life in a BFA program. Coming from a performing arts high school, I assumed I was completely prepared! However, listed below are ten things I wish I had known before applying to college dance programs.
July 31, 2017
By Paulo Hernandez-Farella
Deciding which college to attend was one of the hardest decisions I have made to date, but as each day ends, I am thankful to attend USC Kaufman. USC Kaufman is the most progressive and unique dance program in the country today, and maybe even the world. From our repertory to our artistic guests, USC Kaufman will give you incredible training and simultaneously enable you to expand your résumé.
July 28, 2017
This summer, the USC Kaufman School of Dance has played host to the west coast intensives for Hubbard Street Dance and Complexions Contemporary Ballet. This past week, Gaga USA came in to be our final intensive of the season.
July 26, 2017
This fall, USC Kaufman adds to its growing curriculum, with classes on dance in media and entertainment and new course in intermediate hip hop. Here’s a quick rundown of what’s new: